SCOTCH PLAINS POLICE DEPARTMENT
POLICE ACTIVITY
2018


DATE           DESCRIPTION

01/03   The manager at the Sunoco APlus gas station located at 1746 Route 22 East reported the Theft of gas. A black male driving a maroon Nissan Altima drove off after the attendant dispensed $25 worth of gas. The incident is under investigation.

01/03   Johnny Thompson, age 45 of Harrisburg, PA was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Det. Lynch. Thompson was then transported to headquarters and processed.

01/04   Shadayne K. McLawrence, age 23 of East Orange, N.J. was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. D. Belford. McLawrence was then transported to headquarters and processed.

01/05   Malcolm L. Christmas, age 19 of Vauxhall, N.J. was arrested and charged with Fraud. Christmas attempted to purchase several iPhones at the AT&T store located at 2014 Route 22 East with false identification. Off. VonLangen stopped Christmas' vehicle as he tried to leave the parking lot of the store. Christmas was transported to headquarters and processed.

01/05   Patrol responded to a residence on Kevin Road on a report of a Burglary. The house was entered sometime between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Det. B. Belford responded to process the scene, and the incident is currently under investigation.

01/07   A resident in the 400 block of Grant Avenue reported a Fraud. The resident stated several credit cards opened in her name without her authorization. The incident is under investigation.

01/07   Alondra D. Torres, age 40 of Plainfield, N.J. was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant out of South Bound Brook, N.J. during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Florio. Torres was then transported to headquarters and processed.

01/08   Robert L. Caldwell, age 35 of Plainfield, N.J. was arrested on Outstanding Warrants out of South Plainfield and Piscataway, N.J. during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. VonLangen. Caldwell was then transported to headquarters and processed.

01/08   A resident on Tillinghast Turn reported a Theft. The victim reported a letter she received in the mail was opened and a gift card was taken.

01/08   A residential Burglary was reported in the 1500 block of Terrill Road. Entry was gained through a rear ground floor window. The burglary occurred sometime between 1030 am and 1200 pm.

01/09   Lateefah R. Monroe, age 32 of Newark, N.J. was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. D. Belford. Monroe was then transported to headquarters and processed.

01/11   Suleiman Abutrabe, age 44 of Elizabeth, N.J. was arrested on Outstanding Warrants out of Cliffside Park, Clark and Westfield, N.J. during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Mirabile. Abutrabe was then transported to headquarters and processed.

01/11   A resident on Hill Road reported a Phone Scam. The victim received a phone call stating there was an issue with their current tax return and was advised to deposit several thousand dollars in an account the suspect provided. The incident is under investigation.

01/11   Patrol units were dispatched to 660 Jerusalem Road on a report of a Garage Fire. Units located a dumpster behind the building on fire. The Scotch Plains Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire without incident.

01/12   Maxim J. Augustin, age 48 of Jersey City, N.J. was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Leyden. Augustin was then transported to headquarters and processed.

01/13   A resident on Swans Mill Lane reported a Fraud. The victim stated someone attempted to cash a fraudulent check against the victim’s home equity line of credit. The incident is under investigation.

01/13 A resident on Maple View Court reported a Fraud. The victim reported fraudulent activity on their cell phone account and several credit cards. The incident is under investigation.

01/14   Fredelin D. Tavera, age 24 of Garfield, N.J. was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana and Outstanding Warrants out of New Gretna, Bloomfield and Paramus, N.J. Tavera was then transported to headquarters and processed.

01/14   Daniel Gonzalez, age 36 of Plainfield, N.J. was arrested by Off. Tripet on an Outstanding Warrant out of Scotch Plains.

01/16   A resident in the 200 block of Victor Street reported Criminal Mischief. The rear window of the victim’s vehicle was shattered sometime overnight.

01/16   A resident in the 1900 block of Bartle Avenue reported a Fraud. Someone altered a check the victim had previously mailed out and cashed it without the victim’s permission.

01/16   Patrol units and the Scotch Plains Fire Department responded to the Quick Chek, located on Westfield Avenue, on a report of a garbage Fire. The fire was very minor and extinguished without incident.

01/16   A resident in the 1900 block of Brookside Drive reported a Burglary. Entry was gained through a rear window. Occurred between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm. and the incident is currently under investigation.

01/17   The management at the Quick Chek, located on Westfield Avenue, reported a Theft. A black male entered the store and placed items inside his jacket and fled the store in an unknown direction. The incident is currently under investigation.

01/17   A resident in the 1800 block of Lake Avenue reported a Fraud. The victim reported someone gained access to their Kohl’s credit account and made purchases without their knowledge. The incident is currently under investigation.

01/19   Anthony D. Fellin, age 20 of North Plainfield, N.J. was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant out of Fanwood, N.J. during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Smolinski. Fellin was then transported to headquarters and processed.

01/21   Otaja S. Jones, age 22 of Plainfield, N.J. was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant out of Woodbridge, N.J. during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Pereira. Jones was then transported to headquarters and processed.

01/22   William C. Ball, age 54 of Plainfield, N.J. was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Plainfield NJ during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Florio. Ball was then transported to headquarters and processed.

01/22   A resident of Quimby Lane reported a Fraud. Someone gained access to several of the victim’s credit accounts. The incident is currently under investigation.

01/24   A resident in the 1300 block of Martine Avenue was the victim of a Fraud. The victim received a telephone call from a person claiming to be a family member who was requesting several thousand dollars for medical bills. The victim spoke with family members the next day and realized they were scammed. The incident is currently under investigation.

01/24   Costadino P. Bourdouvales, age. 36 of Plainfield, N.J. was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant out of Scotch Plains, N.J. by Off. Rites.

01/24   Shanice A. Hunt, age. 27 of Newark, N.J. was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant out of East Orange, N.J. during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. DiLollo. Hunt was then transported to headquarters and processed.

01/26   A resident of Ramapo Way reported a Fraud. Someone gained access to the victim’s credit card account and made an on-line purchase. The incident is currently under investigation.

01/26   A resident of Ramapo Way reported a Fraud. Someone gained access to the victim’s credit card account and made an on-line purchase. The incident is currently under investigation.

01/27   A resident of Black Birch Road reported a Fraud. The victim reported someone opened a credit card in their name. The incident is currently under investigation.

01/27   A resident of Locust Avenue reported a Fraud. Someone gained access to their credit card account and made an on-line purchase. The incident is currently under investigation.

01/29   Marvin B. Lubin, age 42 of Cliffwood Beach, N.J. was arrested on Outstanding Warrants out of Union and East Orange, N.J. during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Smolinski. Lubin was then transported to headquarters and processed.

01/29   Eric A. Nelson, age 35 of Plainfield, N.J. was arrested on Outstanding Warrants out of the Union County Sheriff’s Department and Bridgewater, N.J. during a suspicious person’s investigation conducted by Off. Serafin. Nelson was transported to headquarters and processed.

01/30   Daven Pereira, age 20 of Roselle Park, N.J. was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Serafin. Pereira was transported to headquarters and processed.

01/30   Algernon C. Davis, age 58 of Roselle, N.J. was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant out of the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Department during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Lewis. Davis was transported to headquarters and processed.

01/30   Tandra Jones, age 46 of New Brunswick, N.J. was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct during an investigation conducted by Off. Florio. Officers were dispatched to Terrill Road on a report of an intoxicated female.

01/30   Aleisha J. Dudley, age 28 of Newark, N.J. was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant out of Newark N.J. during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Serafin. Dudley was transported to headquarters and processed.