POLICE BLOTTER-WEEK OF JANUARY 20-26, 2014
Motor Vehicle Impound: On January 20th, Officer John McGrory stopped a vehicle on Route 46 and impounded it for being unregistered, uninsured with a driver that was unlicensed
Dispute- On January 20th, Officer Thomas Myers investigated a dispute between a representative of Wildlife Preserve, a group tasked with enforcing no hunting provisions within the Township and a hunter
Motor Vehicle Impound: On January 20th, Officer John McGrory stopped a vehicle on Passaic Avenue and impounded it for being unregistered
Credit Card Fraud- On January 20th, Officer Christopher Hlubik investigated an incident of credit card fraud that occurred at Target, located on Route 46 East
Theft- On January 21st, Sgt. John McNish investigated a report of shoplifting that occurred at the Valero gas station, located at 650 Route 46 East
Vehicle Fire- On January 21st, Officers Christopher Hlubik and Frank Tracey, along with the Fairfield Fire Department, responded to a vehicle fire that was fully engulfed on Fairfield Road, near Tobia Place
Abandoned Vehicle- On January 21st, Officer John McGrory impounded a vehicle that was left on the shoulder of Route 46 during severe snow storm
Criminal Mischief- On January 21st, Officer Brad Ahern investigated an incident of criminal mischief that took place at New Jersey Boring and Drilling Company, located at 36 Pier Lane West
Motor Vehicle Impound- On January 21st, Sgt. Daniel Dias impounded a vehicle on Route 46 after it was determined that the operator had a suspended drivers license and there was no proof of valid insurance
Dispute- On January 22nd, Officer Sean McCormack investigated a dispute that took place between workers at Mid Atlantic Products, located at 300 Fairfield Road
Warrant Arrest- On January 22nd, Officer John McGrory checked on a suspicious vehicle that was parked and occuppied in the parking lot of the LaQuinta hotel, located at 38 Two Bridges Road. The investigation revealed that the occupant had an active arrest warrant issued by the Passaic County Sheriff's Department. Arrested was Thomas Moschella (44) of West Caldwell, N.J.
Burglary/Theft- On January 23rd, Officer Steven Ptaszynski and Detectives Michael Nyhuis and Jeffrey Didyk investigated a burglary that took place at the Commerce Road Water Tower. Items of copper were stolen
MV Impound- On January 23rd, Officer Sean McCormack impounded a vehicle that was travelling on Route 46 for being unregistered and uninsured
Terroristic Threat- On January 23rd, Officer Steven Ptaszynski responded to Consumer Product Testing, located at 70 New Dutch Lane, to investigate a threat that was made by an individual who was there to participate in a research study
Property Damage- On January 24th, Officer John McGrory investigated a report of property damage to a stanchion by an ATM machine at the Valley National Bank, located at 167 Fairfield Road.
MV Impound- On January 25th, Officer John McGrory impounded a vehicle travelling on Route 46 for being unregistered and unisured
Theft- On January 25th, Officer Brad Ahern responded to 1275 Bloomfield Avenue to investigate a theft of a braclet
Property Damage- On January 26th, Officer Thomas Myers investigated a case of property damage to a vehicle that took place at Nikko Hibachi, located at 38 Two Bridges Road
Warrant Arrest- On January 26th, Officer Jeffrey Dean stopped a vehicle on Route 46 East for having an unclear license plate. During the course of the investigation it was revealed that the driver had a suspended license and active arrest warrants issued by the Bergenfield, Monroe Township and Bellmawr Municipal Courts. Arrested was James Bennett Jr. (57) of Paterson, N.J.
Simple Assault- On January 26th, Officer Thomas Myers investigated a simple assault that occurred at the intersection of Scott Drive and Sand Road.
DUI Arrest- On January 26th, Officer Raymond Puluse arrested an individual for driving while under the influence (For further details, see press release)
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