Female Arrested for Shoplifting over $800 in Merchandise
Fairfield (NJ) The Fairfield Police Department announces the arrest of Sulenny Morel (23) of Paterson, N.J. for shoplifting on June 24, 2013 at the Target store, located on Route 46 East. At approximately 5:30 P.M., Officer Thomas Myers and other officers were dispatched to the Target store to assist security with an alleged shoplifter that was being detained. Investigation revealed that Morel allegedly concealed over $800.00 in merchandise in her handbag. When she attempted to leave the store, she was stopped by store security.
After being charged with one count of shoplifting, she was released from custody on her own recognizance. She was given an initial court appearance date of July 3, 2013 in the Superior Court in Newark, N.J. (It should be noted that the charges against Morel are merely allegations and that she is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)
Rockaway Township Man Arrested for Possession of CDS
Fairfield (NJ) The Fairfield Police Department announces the arrest of Jonathan Pennachio (24) of Rockaway Township, N.J. for possession of a controlled dangerous substance on June 16, 2013. At approximately 1:00 P.M., the Fairfield Police Department received a 9-1-1 call regarding a blue Chevrolet that was traveling west on Route 80 and which allegedly struck a concrete divider. The vehicle then exited at exit 52 and into Fairfield. At that time, officers checked for this vehicle with negative results.
At approximately 1:47 P.M., Officer Frank Tracey was on patrol on Little Falls Road when he observed a blue Chevrolet, with heavy damage, in the parking lot of the Exxon gas station located at Little Falls Road and Passaic Avenue. The officer approached Pennachio, who was seated near the vehicle. During the course of the investigation, it is alleged that Pennachio gave several different accounts as to how the accident happened. The officer then conducted field sobriety testing on Pennachio to determine if he was under the influence. Mr. Pennachio allegedly passed these tests. Further investigation resulted in the alleged discovery of a single glassine envelope which contained suspected heroin, inside of the vehicle. Additionally, Pennachio was also found to be allegedly operating his vehicle while his New Jersey license was suspended. He was then arrested without incident.
In addition to being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, Pennachio was also charged with several motor vehicle violations to include operating while suspended, unregistered vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to report an accident, careless driving and possession of CDS in a motor vehicle. Pennachio was eventually released on his own recognizance with an initial court appearance date of June 26, 2013 in the Superior Court in Newark, N.J. (It should be noted that the charges against him are merely allegations and that he is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)
Paterson Pair Arrested for Shoplifting
Fairfield (NJ) The Fairfield police Department announce the arrest of Limary Colon (26) and Perla Diaz (27) both of Paterson, N.J. Both were charged with conspiracy to commit shoplifting, with Colon also being charged with shoplifting on June 19, 2013. At approximately 12:44 P.M., the Fairfield Police Department was contacted by Target security and advised that there was a shoplifting offense in progress. Target security alleged that Colon had filled a shopping cart with various items and had pushed it out the front entrance doors without paying. The merchandise was then allegedly loaded into a 2000 Dodge van which then exited onto Route 46 East. Officer Thomas Myers, responding to the call, observed the suspect’s vehicle and initiated a motor vehicle stop. Both individuals were taken into custody without incident. Over $1700.00 in merchandise was recovered in the van.
Both were later released on their own recognizance and given an initial court appearance date of June 27, 2013 in the Superior Court in Newark, N.J. (It should be noted that the charges against the pair are merely allegations and that both are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)
Burglary Occurs at Route 46 Sandwich Shop
Fairfield (NJ) The Fairfield Police Department is actively investigating a burglary that took place at the Tavolo Market Gourmet shop, located at 69 Route 46 West, sometime between June 15th at 10:30 A.M. and June 17, 2013 at 5:35 A.M. Unknown actor(s) gained entry by forcing open a side window. Once inside, cash was taken from the register.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Fairfield police Department’s Investigative Division at (973) 227-1400. All information will be kept confidential. The case is being investigated by Detective Michael Nyhuis.