POLICE BLOTTER

This information does not represent the total scope of police activity for the past week. Not included in the weekly blotter are domestic violence incidents, juvenile matters, or activity deemed no press due to on-going investigations. Accounts that indicate charges pending against an individual do not imply guilt or innocence. Defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Criminal Arrests

 

August 3 – P.O. Singer conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested Jennifer Antonietti, 24, of Maywood, for Possession of CDS, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Failure to Surrender CDS.

 

August 11 – Det/Sgt. Phayre arrested Omar A. Serrano, 23, of Winter Springs, Florida, for Theft of Movable Property related to a check fraud investigation.

 

August 13 – P.O. Aronson responded to a complaint of an individual camping on private property behind a business on West Passaic Street. Vincent S. Norman, 45, of Jersey City, was subsequently arrested for Possession of CDS, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Failure to Surrender a CDS.

 

August 14 – P.O. Singer conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested John Kalb, 22, of Hillsdale, for Possession of Marijuana Over 50 grams and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

 

August 16 – P.O. Melber responded to the Maywood Marketplace for a report of shoplifting. After an on-scene investigation, Kevin Meier, 57, of Lodi, was arrested for Shoplifting by Concealing Merchandise.

 

August 17 – Sgt. Liaban conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested Marc Sherwood, 43, of Ramsey, for Possession of Heroin, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Failure to Surrender CDS.

 

August 24 - Det. Nichols arrested Nicholas V. Tomaselli, 39, of Cedar Grove, for Theft of Movable Property after an investigation into a stolen work truck that was later recovered in Asbury Park.

 

August 25 – P.O. McMahon conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested Mordechai Salem, 25, of Brooklyn, NY, for Obstruction, Resisting Arrest, Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer, Threats and Criminal Mischief.

 

DUI

 

August 15 – P.O. Mulligan and P.O. Singer responded to a report of a hit and run motor vehicle accident near the intersection of Maywood Avenue and Essex Street. The driver, John M. Petsu, 41, of Hackensack, was arrested for Driving While Under the Influence of a CDS, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Failure to Surrender a CDS.

 

August 15 – P.O. Best responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Maywood Avenue and Spring Valley Avenue. The driver, Victor E. Febrillet, 25, of Paramus, was arrested for Driving While Under the Influence.

Criminal Arrests

May 27 – PO Singer conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested Thomas A. Smith, 32, of Newburgh, NY, for Possession of Marijuana/Over 50 grams (2.38 pounds), Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Failure to Surrender a CDS.

May 29 – A Jersey Avenue resident reported a suspicious individual who was pulling on vehicle doors. Sgt. Liaban, PO McMahon, PO Melber and PO Best responded to the area and located the suspect who was identified as Brandon Boyd, 29, of Scotch Plains. After further investigation, Mr. Boyd was arrested for attempted burglary. The next day, additional residents reported thefts from their unlocked vehicles. Det. Patton subsequently charged Mr. Boyd with two additional counts of burglary.

May 30 – PO Rubio checked a suspicious bicyclist and arrested Luan Cuni, 36, of Maywood, for Possession of Burglary Tools and Possession of Hypodermic Needles.

May 30 – PO Atie responded to a dispute and arrested Luis A. Fontanez Jr., 25, of Kearny, for Disorderly Conduct.

June 3- PO Rubio conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested Randy Anello, 22, of Beachwood, and Gianluca Lodes, 19, of Bergenfield, for Possession of CDS and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Jonathan G. Lopez, 20, of Bergenfield, was also arrested for Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia with Intent to Distribute. 

June 10 – Det/Sgt. Phayre arrested Quarry Hill, 39, of Jersey City, for three counts of Theft of Movable Property.

June 19 – Det. Patton arrested Francisco J. Castillo-Rodriguez, 22, of Hackensack, and Kelvin Hernandez-Brioso, 22, of Hackensack, for Theft of Movable Property related to multiple package thefts that occurred from 6/17/20 – 6/19/20.

DUI

May 26 – PO Atie responded to a motor vehicle accident and arrested Shaun J. Wilkerson, 35, of Garfield, for Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

Theft

May 31- A resident of Prospect Avenue reported a theft of an electric guitar from his front porch.

June 17 - A resident of East Pleasant Avenue reported that an unknown male stole her daughter’s bicycle from their front yard. The suspect was last seen riding east on East Pleasant Avenue towards Hackensack. 
 

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