Target Shoplifting Suspect Resists Arrest
Fairfield (NJ) The Fairfield Police Department announces the arrest of Isaah Edmond (2) of Newark, N.J. for shoplifting and resisting arrest on October 18, 2013 at the Target store, located on Route 46 East. On that date, at approximately 3:15 P.M., the Fairfield Police Department were contacted by members of Target security and advised that they believed they were witnessing a shoplifting that was in progress. All available units were dispatched to the area.
As officers arrived, Target security provided a description of the suspect, later identified as Edmond, and advised that he allegedly had left the store with merchandise he did not pay for and was now in the parking lot. Lieutenant Peter Pollack, Detective Sergeant Charles Zampino, Sergeant Paul Bowden and Officers Steven D'Argenio, Ian Rasmussen, John McGrory, and Christopher Andrews all converged on Edmond who the began to flee on foot. He was apprehended after a short foot pursuit.
It is alleged that the merchandise recovered included a storage tub and three sets of headphones, The value of the merchandise was approximately $550.00. After processing, investigation revealed that Edmond had outstanding arrest warrants in several New Jersey jurisdictions to include Burlington, Delran, Willingboro, Moorestown and Cherry Hill. In addition, Edmond remains the suspect in three separate shoplifting incidents at Target dating back to August 2013. (It should be noted that the charges against Edmond are merely allegations and that he is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)
Warrant Arrest Leads to Marijuana Discovery
Fairfield (NJ) On October 10, 2013, at approximately 3:12 P.M., Officer Thomas Myers was monitoring traffic on Fairfield Road. He then conducted a random license plate inquiry of a 2003 Jaguar that passed his location. The results of the inquiry indicated that the driver’s license for the registered owner was suspended and that the driver was also wanted by the Passaic County Sheriff’s Department.
The officer then initiated a traffic stop of the vehicle and determined that the driver, identified as Francisco Veras (32) of Paterson, N.J., was in fact the registered owner. Veras was placed under arrest without incident. Investigation of the front seat passenger, identified as Erik Banks (33) of Paterson, N.J. revealed that he had an active arrest warrant issued by the Elmwood Park Municipal Court. He was placed under arrest without incident.
It is alleged that while processing Banks, officers discovered a grinder which allegedly contained suspected marijuana. Banks was charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was given an initial court appearance date of October 17, 2013 in the Fairfield Municipal Court. He was eventually turned over to the custody of the Elmwood Park Police Department.
Veras was charged with driving while suspended, having a suspended registration, failure to produce a valid insurance card and uninsured vehicle. He was eventually turned over to the custody of the Passaic County Sheriff’s Department. (It should be noted that the charges against both are merely allegations and that both are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)
Fairfield Police and Fire Departments Rescue Boater Having Medical Emergency
Fairfield (NJ) On October 13, 2013, at approximately 10:11 P.M., the Fairfield Police Department was contacted by a third party reporting that a 50 year old Fairfield resident was boating on the Passaic River and was allegedly having a diabetic emergency. The boater was not able to determine his whereabouts on the river. Police, fire and EMS units were dispatched to the area but could not locate the victim from the shore line. The Fairfield Fire Department launched a rescue boat and the victim was eventually found and brought to the shore line where he was treated by the Little Falls First Aid Squad and a paramedic unit. The victim declined transportation to the hospital
Report of Suspicious Person Leads to Warrant Arrest
Fairfield (NJ) The Fairfield Police Department announces the arrest of Doremus Williams (48) of Boonton, N.J. for hindering apprehension on October 9, 2013. On that date, at approximately 3:55 P.M., the Fairfield Police Department received a report of a suspicious male in the area of Glenroy Road South that was apparently going door to door, looking for gasoline. Police were immediately dispatched to the area. Officer John McGrory found the individual, later identified as Williams, near the intersection of Glenroy Road South and Nell Court.
Williams allegedly told the officer that he had run out of gas and was looking for assistance. He also allegedly denied having any identification and provided the officer with his name and a date of birth that was later found to be fraudulent. Investigation revealed that Williams had active arrest warrants issued by the Morristown and Englewood Municipal Courts. He was placed under arrest. Officers then proceeded on to Route 80 and allegedly found Williams’ vehicle on the shoulder with an expired temporary New Jersey registration. The vehicle was impounded.
In addition to the hindering apprehension charge, Williams was also charged with driving while suspended, being an unlicensed driver, unregistered vehicle and failing to notify change of address. He was released into the custody of the Morristown Police Department. Williams is scheduled to appear in the Fairfield Municipal Court on October 17, 2013 to answer the charges. (It should be noted that the charges against Williams are merely allegations and that he is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)