SCOTCH PLAINS POLICE DEPARTMENT
POLICE ACTIVITY


DATE           DESCRIPTION

11/01   Jorge A. Santos-Ramirez, age 31 of Plainfield, N.J., was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant out of Rahway, N.J. during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Leyden. Santos-Ramirez was then transported to headquarters and processed.

11/01   A resident in the 2600 block of Deer Path reported a Vehicle Burglary. The vehicle was entered sometime overnight and is under investigation.

11/03   Paige Haneefah, age 36 of Linden, N.J., was arrested on Outstanding Warrants out of Roselle and Maplewood, N.J. during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Serafin. Haneefah was then transported to headquarters and processed.

11/03   Jerome Hall, age 29 of Camden, N.J., was arrested on Outstanding Warrants out of Camden and Elizabeth, N.J. Also arrested was Jarrel Daniels, age 27 of Elizabeth, N.J., for Possession of Marijuana and an Active Warrant out of Rahway, N.J. Both arrests occurred during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Serafin. Both individuals were transported to headquarters and processed.

11/04   A resident in the 1500 block of Front Street reported the Theft of scrap metal from the bed of his pickup truck. The theft occurred overnight and the scrap metal was valued at $90.00.

11/05   Douglas R. Linsenberg, age 64 of Scotch Plains, was arrested and charged with Obstruction of Justice for failing to comply with officer’s commands during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Lewis. Linsenberg was then transported to headquarters and processed.

11/05   A resident in the 200 block of Donato Circle reported a Fraud. A credit card was opened in the victim’s name without her knowledge and the incident is under investigation.

11/06   A resident on Winding Brook Way heard his vehicle alarm sound at approximately 0245 am and saw a tall adult male running from the vehicle. Nothing was reported taken and the incident is under investigation.

11/07   A resident in the 400 block of Hunter Avenue reported the Theft of one of her tires from her vehicle. The vehicle was parked in front of her home and the theft occurred sometime overnight.

11/07   Christopher J. Richards, age 23 of North Plainfield, N.J., was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant out of Roselle Park, N.J. during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Pereira. Richards was then transported to headquarters and processed.

11/10   At approximately 1140 pm Off. Mirabile was stationary on U.S. Route 22 eastbound. A random plate inquiry on a four-door grey 2010 Toyota Camry showed the vehicle was entered stolen by Bloomfield Police. Off. Mirabile attempted to stop the vehicle which fled. The vehicle was pursued into Hillside at which time the vehicle caused a minor motor vehicle accident. The pursuit was terminated at this time. No injuries were reported. The incident is under investigation.

11/11   A house fire was reported in the 200 block of Harding Road. Upon the arrival of Off. Mirabile and Off. Cheney they found the garage engulfed in flames. The Scotch Plains Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire. The residents were forced to make other living arrangements for the time being and no injuries were reported.

11/11   Christopher J. Richards, age 23 of North Plainfield, N.J., was arrested and charged Possession of a Weapon during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Sgt. Pearson. Richards was then transported to headquarters and processed.

11/12   Patrol officers responded to Jacobs Lane at approximately 1030 pm on a report of a Car Burglary. A resident saw a suspect enter their vehicle, located in their driveway. The suspect ran towards two waiting vehicles in the street and then fled the area. Officers were approached by a neighbor who also reported the theft of two of her vehicles. A 2015 black Infiniti QX6 and a black Nissan Murano were stolen from a residence a few doors down. Both vehicles have been entered stolen and the incidents are currently under investigation.

11/13   At approximately 0248 am patrol officers responded to Muir Terrace on a report of a Vehicle Burglary. The resident saw two suspects standing near his vehicle which was parked in the street. The suspects then fled in a silver vehicle. No entry was not gained to the victim’s vehicle however it was damaged. The incident is currently under investigation.

11/13   A Burglary was reported in the 300 block of Hunter Avenue. Someone forced entry into a vacant house and the incident is under investigation.

11/15   Keirjovan D. Rasulala, age 31 of Plainfield, N.J., was arrested on Outstanding Warrants out of Fanwood, Linden and Woodbridge, N.J. during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Serafin. Rasulala was then transported to headquarters and processed.

11/15   A resident of Homestead Terrace reported a Fraud. Someone gained access to the victim’s personal information and opened several credit cards in their name. The incident is under investigation.

11/16   A resident of Canterbury Drive reported a Fraud. Someone gained access to the victim’s credit card information and made an on-line purchase. The incident is under investigation.

11/18   Vandana Kumar, age 28 Linden, N.J., was arrested by Off. Gitto on Outstanding Warrants out of Linden and Rahway, N.J. while at headquarters attempting to get her vehicle released from impound. Kumar was processed then released after posted bail.

11/19   Sean C. Hairston, age 44 of North Brunswick, N.J., was arrested on Outstanding Warrants out of Elizabeth and East Orange, N.J. during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Serafin. Hairston was then transported to headquarters and processed.

11/20   Jocelyn Cassamajor, age 29 of Orange, N.J., was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant out of Irvington, N.J. during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Roggina. Cassamajor was transported to headquarters and processed.

11/20   Ricardo Elisca, age 20 of Elizabeth, N.J., was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Rites. Mr. Elisca also had an active warrant out Rahway, N.J. Elisca was transported to headquarters and processed.

11/21   Zoe J. Canavan, age 22 of Westfield, N.J., was arrested on Outstanding Warrants out of Scotch Plains and Kenilworth, N.J. during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. DiLollo. Canavan was transported to headquarters and processed.

11/22   Joseph T. Corcoran, age 34 of Washington Township was arrested on Outstanding Warrants out of Fairlawn, N.J. and the Passaic County Sheriff’s Department during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Citarella. Corcoran was then transported to headquarters and processed.

11/24   The management at U-Haul, located at 2015 Route 22 West, reported a vehicle was rented and never returned. The vehicle has been entered stolen and the incident is currently under investigation.

11/24   Scott G. Sivco, age 28 of Shelter Island, N.Y., was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct at the Stage House Inn located at 366 Park Avenue. Off. Cheney and Off. Budzinski responded to that location on a report of an intoxicated male fighting with security. Mr. Sivco refused to listen to the officers commands and was placed under arrest. Sivco was then transported to headquarters and processed.

11/25   A resident in the 1900 block of Farmingdale Road reported a stolen vehicle. The resident’s 2014 grey Jeep Grand Cherokee was stolen from the driveway between the hours 8:00 pm and midnight. The vehicle has been entered stolen and the incident is currently under investigation.

11/26   A resident in the 2000 block of Nicholl Avenue reported a Theft. A Trek 820 mountain bike was stolen from his driveway sometime overnight and another bike was also left at the scene. The stolen Bike was entered stolen and the incident is currently under investigation.

11/27   A resident in the 2200 block of Rhoda Place reported a Vehicle Burglary. The resident stated that sometime overnight someone entered her vehicle and removed various items. The incident is currently under investigation.

11/27   A resident in the 1100 block of Terrill Road reported a Fraud. Someone opened a credit card in the victim’s name a purchased a cellphone. The incident is currently under investigation.