North Plainfield Police Reports

Posted April 25, 2017

Sat 15 April 7:00 PM.  4 bicycles were stolen from the area of Manning & Westervelt Ave. Total value $400.00.

Mon 17 April 7:30 PM.   A male 19 of 66 Harrison Ave. was arrested at his home for harassment. He threatened the victim with a knife.

Tue 18 April 12:28 AM.   A male 26 of 282 Duer St. was arrested for DWI at Duer St. & Gavin Pl. after he was involved in an accident that caused his vehicle overturn.

Wed 19 April 7:11 AM.   A burglary to a vehicle on Westervelt Ave. was reported. A window was smashed and a purse containing $10.00 was stolen.

Wed 19 April 2:04 PM.   The victim reports her 2015 Ford Focus stolen from the area of Gavin & Steiner Pl.  She parked the vehicle, when she returned 2 hours later the vehicle was gone.

Thur 20 April 8:30 AM.   The victim reports her vehicle was damaged while it was parked at Howard Johnson’s, 1025 Rt. 22 W.

Thur 20 April 10:48 PM.   A male 57 of 1159 W 7th St., Plfd. was arrested for shoplifting $148.58 worth of candy at QuickChek, 395 Somerset St.

Fri 21 April 3:00 AM.   A QuickChek employee reported a heavily tattooed Hispanic male came into the store to return a broken USB cable. When he was denied an exchange, he broke into the display rack and took a new one. He left the store prior to the arrival of police.

 

Posted April 20, 2017

Fri 7 April 4:48 PM.   A male 55 of 19 Chatham St. was arrested at Washington Ave.  & the boro line during a pedestrian violation for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Thur 13 April 6:56 PM.   The victim reports he was approached by a black male in his 20’s at the Wells Fargo Bank, 274 Somerset St.  The victim was asked to deposit a $380.00 check into his account and give the stranger $300.00 in cash.  The victim did this and found later the check not valid.

Fri 14 April 10:54 AM.   A report  of suspicious activity was received from the area of 413 Richard Way.  A young black male abandoned a vehicle in the area and ran east. The police found that the vehicle was taken as proceeds of a residential burglary in Fanwood earlier this date.  Fanwood was notified.

Fri 14 April 4:00 PM.   A male 19 of 374 Harold Ave. was arrested at home for the theft of a package containing a Cannon Camera lens worth $88.00.

Fri 14 April 5:35 PM.   A male 65 of 123 W 7th St., Plfd. was arrested at Brook & Watchung Ave. when he was stopped for pan-handling for warrants totaling $859.00.

Fri 14 April 11:57 PM.   A female 22 of 712 Haran Ave., Manville was arrested at Jackson Ave. & Somerset St. for possession of marijuana & drug paraphernalia.

Fri 14 April 11:59 PM.   A bicycle was stolen from 20 Somerset Pl.  The suspect was wearing a hooded sweatshirt and a backpack. The mountain bike is worth $125.00.

Sat 15 April 5:49 PM.   The victim reports his unlocked vehicle that had the key in the ignition and was running was stolen from 1329 Rock Ave.  The 2008 Ford E350 was worth $8,500.00.

Sat 15 April 8:23 AM.   A burglary to a vehicle at 167 Duer St. was reported.  The burglary took place between 4/14 10:00 PM & 4/15  8:00 AM.

Sat 15 April 8:03 PM.   A male 25 of 162 Jones Ave., New Brunswick was arrested at Watchung Ave. & the boro line during the investigation of a pedestrian violation for hindering apprehension.

Sun 16 April 8:30 AM.   A burglary to a vehicle parked in the driveway of 531 Ayres Ave. was reported.  Entry was gained by breaking a front right window.  $250.00 was stolen. The cost of repair is $300.00.

Sun 16 April 8:38 AM.  A resident of 118 Tappan Ave. reported her unlocked vehicle  was burglarized.  Nothing appears to have been stolen.

Mon 17 April 8:50 AM.  A male 19 of 7 Caroline Pl., Colonia was arrested at Rt. 22 E. & Somerset St for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Posted April 16, 2017

Fri 7 April 4:48 PM.   A male 55 of Chatham St. was arrested at Washington Ave. & the boro line during a pedestrian stop for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Fri 7 April 5:30PM.   A burglary to a vehicle was reported at Greenbrook Rd. & Wilson Ave.  Items worth $322.00 were stolen.

Fri 7 April 7:00 PM.   A male 36 of 124 Westervelt Ave. was robbed at gunpoint as he attempted to enter his home by 2 black males that demanded money and stole his cell phone.

Fri 7 April 10:11 PM.   A male 20 of 29 Cowperthwaite Pl., Westfield was robbed by 5 Hispanic males at Mountain & Watchung Av.  Stolen was an iPhone 5 and $200.00 in cash. No weapon was displayed and the victim received minor abrasions but refused medical attention.

Sat 8 April 8:07 AM.   A vehicle burglary was reported at 118 Willow Ave.  The right rear window was broken.  It is unknown at this time if anything was stolen.

Sat 8 April 8:49 AM.  A resident of 1275 Rock Ave. reported a burglary of $1,200.00 worth of tools from his vehicle.

Sat 8 April 3:00 PM.  A male shoplifted $599.88 worth of merchandise from Costco, 1290 Rt. 22 E.  He presented a counterfeit receipt to the checker at the door.

Sun 9 April 2:30 AM.   The victim was involved in a strong armed robbery at 23 Geraud Ave. The suspect was a tall black male wearing black clothing.

Sun 9 April 9:00 AM.   An unlocked vehicle was burglarized at 64 Harrison Ave.  A knife was stolen. This happened between 9 AM & 9 PM.

Sun 9 April 6:15 PM.   A male 46 of 520 Central Ave., Plfd. was arrested on Greenbrook Rd. for possession of CDS.

Sun 9 April 10:53 PM.   A male 24 of 78 Lincoln Ave., Newark was arrested during an investigation of a disorderly person at the Red Carpet Deli on Watchung Ave. possession of Marijuana and CDS.

Mon 10 April 12:00 PM.   A theft of registration plates took place in the area of Rock Ave. & Rt 22 W.

Mon 10 April 12:30 PM.   The victim reports he was assaulted by a tall male in the parking lot of Tesoros Restaurant, 64 Somerset St.. The victim lost 2 teeth in the assault.

Mon 10 April 6:05 PM.  A shoplifting of a bottle of wine was reported at Star Liquors, 25 Greenbrook Rd.

Tues 11 April 12:55 PM.  The theft of a package from the front porch of 115 Duer St. containing a camera lens was reported. The theft was captured on the victims security camera.

Tues 11 April 7:47 PM.  A male 18 of 1300 Rt 22 was arrested on Clinton Ave. during the investigation of a motor vehicle violation for possession of marijuana.

Wed 12 April 12:02 AM.   Louis P Colon, Jr. 19 of 16 Washington Ave., was arrested when he was observed by a witness burglarizing a vehicle at 300 Maple Ave.  Colon was confronted by the vehicle owner and his brother. One of them were struck on the head with a blunt object by Colon who was then transported to the Somerset County Jail.

Wed 12 April 12:30 PM.   A package containing merchandise worth $116.00 was stolen from a home on W. Rockview Ave.

Wed 12 April 7:34 PM.  A resident of Duer St reported someone let the air out of the tires on her vehicle.

Thur 13 April 8:13 PM.  An employee of Landmark Pharmacy, 345 Somerset St., reported that someone was using their phone to photograph the interior of the store.  When the person was confronted they said they were photographing some of the medications, made a purchase and left the store.

Posted April 10, 2017

Sat 8 April 7:30 AM.  A vehicle at 531 Ayres Ave was burglarized. $16.00 was stolen. Entry was gained by breaking a left front window. Damage will cost $200.00 to repair.

Mon 3 April 6:00 PM.   A resident of Mercer Ave reported a burglary to his apartment in which $13,000.00 of merchandise was stolen.

Tue 4 April 8:53 AM.   A female 21 of 1121 E. 7th St., Plfd. was arrested at West End Ave & the boro line on an active warrant out of Franklin Twp.

Wed 5 April 1:07 AM.  A male 34 of 628 Rockview Ave was arrested at North Dr. & Rt. 22 E for DWI when he drove off the roadway into a ditch.

Wed 5 April 7:21 PM.  A male 32 of 211 Park Ave, Plfd. was arrested at Rockview & Washington Ave during a pedestrian stop for a $750.00 NP warrant.

Thur 6 April 4:45 PM.   A male 27 of 137 Johnson Ave, Plfd. was arrested at Brook Ave & Pearl St. during a motor vehicle stop for warrants totaling $1,200.00.

Fri 7 April 11:39 PM.   A male19 of 548 W Front St., Plfd. was arrested at Jackson & Watchung Ave during a motor vehicle stop for possession of marijuana.

Sat 8 April 10:07 AM. A fight between 2 employees at the Emerald City Car Wash, 750 Rt 22 E., was reported. No injuries,no arrests.

Posted April 6, 2017

Thur 30 Mar 2:06 PM.   A male 21 of 32 Harrison Ave. was arrested at home for possession of CDS.

Thur 30 Mar 10:39 PM.  A male 21 of 3 Myrtle Ave. was arrested at home for possession of marijuana.

Fri 31 mar 12:00 PM.   A burglary to a vehicle at North Dr. & Rt. 22 W was reported. The value of items stolen is $248.00.

Sat 1 April 2:48 AM.  A female 35 of 70 Jackson Ave. was arrested at Quick Check, 395 Somerset St., on an active warrant.

Sat 1 April 12:10 PM.  A package containing an Xbox was stolen in the area of Grove St & Prospect Pl. The victim was able to locate the thief and retrieve the Xbox.

Sun 2 April 12:00 AM.   A resident of 79 Harrison Ave. reported 2 individuals came to her home an complained & threatened her about a vehicle parked across an access gate to the yard of the residence.

Sun 2 April 7:00 AM.  A burglary to a vehicle on Albert St was reported. Entry was gained by breaking a window. A purse was stolen and recovered on the victim’s property.

Sun 2 April 11:00 AM.   A burglary to a locked vehicle in the area of Cedar St. & Jefferson Ave. was reported. $60.00 was stolen from the vehicle.

Sun 2 April 4:00 PM.   An  iPhone 6 was stolen from a victim while she was shopping at Liberty Mart, 675 Somerset St. The victim had placed the phone on the counter and stepped away for a moment.

Mon 3 April 12:06 AM.  A vehicle at Grove St & Greenbrook Rd. was burglarized. The left side front and rear windows were smashed. Nothing was stolen from the vehicle.

Mon 3 April 7:36 AM.  A burglary to an unlocked vehicle on Rockview Ave. was reported. Nothing was stolen from the vehicle. (the report does not indicate if Rockview Ave. is in the central or west end of the boro.)

Mon 3 April 4:20 PM.  A fire was reported at 63 Mountain Ave. & 14 Whitewood Ave. The NP Fire Dept. extinguished the blaze.

Tue 4 April 3:35 AM.  A shoplifting of cigarettes was reported at Quick Check, 395 Somerset St. The thief fled prior to the arrival of police.

Tue 4 April 10:30 AM.  Damage to a video dispenser in the area of Rt. 22 E & Westervelt Ave. was reported. About $800.00 in damage was caused.

Posted April 3, 2017

Mon 27 Mar 6:11 PM.   A vacant house at 444 Mountain Ave. was burglarized. The lock box containing the house key was broken. Once in the residence, the alarm system was disabled.

Tue 28 Mar 12:00 AM.   A resident of 91 Farragut Rd. reported someone attempted to enter her vehicle. The left front window area was damaged. It appeared a pry tool was used. Access was not gained.

Tue 28 Mar 7:32 PM.  The police arrested an armed intruder at a Walnut St. residence. This 33 year old male from Plfd. entered the home with a loaded  gun and told the residents he wanted drugs and money.  He was told there were no drugs in the house. The residents engaged in a physical altercation with the suspect, subdued him, and held him for the police. The suspect had to be transported to a hospital for treatment of injuries inflicted by the residents.

Sun 26 Mar 6:12 AM.   A vehicle was burglarized on Hidden Trail.  A rear window was broken and a tote bag was stolen.

Sun 26 Mar 7:55 AM. Ave.   A vehicle was burglarized on Dupont St.  during the evening hours. Nothing was reported stolen.

Sun 26 Mar 12:21 PM.   A vehicle on Harrison Ave. was burglarized during the evening hours.  $345.00 worth of items were stolen and $200.00 worth of damage was done to the vehicle.

Sun 26 Mar 3:00 PM.   A vehicle was reported burglarized at Orchard & Willow Ave.  Force was used to gain entry.  No items were taken from the vehicle.

Mon 27 Mar 1:06 AM.   A male 44 of 35 Evergreen Ave., Fords was arrested at Mountain & Watchung Ave. for DWI.  His blood alcohol content was .20%

Mon 27 Mar 9:36 AM.   A report of illegal dumping was made at the apartment complex at 1275 Rock Ave.

Wed 29 Mar 11:29 PM. A male 45 of 1011 W 5th. St., Plfd. was arrested at Howard Johnson’s, 1025 R.t 22 W, for possession of marijuana after being stopped for a parking violation.

Posted April 1, 2017

Thur 23 Mar 9:00 PM.  A robbery took place at Brook Ave. & Chatham St.  $40.00 was stolen from the victim. No injuries sustained.

Tue 21 Mar 5:01 PM.   An unlocked vehicle was burglarized at 205 Jefferson Ave.  A purse with identification was stolen.

Mon 20 Mar 6:00 PM.   A resident of 32 Harrison Ave. reported 2 tires on their vehicle were slashed. The white Toyota was parked in the yard of the residence. Damage is estimated at $300.00.

Tue 21 Mar 1:01 AM.   A male 19 of 231 Edpas Rd., New Brunswick was arrested at Mountain & Westervelt Ave. during a motor vehicle stop for possession of marijuana.

Tue 21 Mar 5:01 PM.   An unlocked vehicle was burglarized at 205 Jefferson Ave.  A purse with identification was stolen.

Tue 21 Mar 7:28 PM.  A male 40 of 220 Watchung Ave. was arrested at Brook & Watchung Ave. during a bicycle violation for a $1,340.00 warrant out of Plfd.

Tue 21 Mar 11:26 PM. A male 19 of 134 Greenbrook Rd. was arrested at Rock Av & Warfield Rd. during a bicycle stop for possession of marijuana.

Wed 22 Mar 1:00 AM.  A female 35 of 208 S. Plainfield Ave., S. Plfd. was arrested at Mountain Ave. & Somerset St. for obstruction when she refused to give her identification to the police who were investigating a domestic violence report.

Wed 22 Mar 10:00 PM.  A female 29 of 1663 Division Ave., Piscataway was arrested on Chatham St. for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Thur 23 Mar 6:59 PM.  A female 43 of 534 W 4th. St, Plfd was arrested at Washington Ave. & the boro line for possession of a hypodermic syringe.

Fri 24 Mar 12:00 AM.  2 young black males walked into the Hunan Royal Restaurant, 88 Watchung Ave., and stole the tip jar, then fled in an unknown direction.

Fri 24 Mar 6:01 AM.  A resident of Watchung Ave. reported someone smashed the left front window of his vehicle and stole his wallet.

Fri 24 Mar 6:46 AM.  A resident of 96 Belmont Ave. reported the left front window on his vehicle had been smashed and her purse was stolen.

Fri 24 Mar 1:15 PM.  A male 26 of 16 Van Buren St., Passaic was arrested at Costco for attempting to use a fraudulent credit card to open a membership.

Fri 24 Mar 2:45 PM.  A resident reported their home had been burglarized between 3/22 & 3/24. Items totaling $3,000.00 were stolen.  No point of entry or address listed in the police report.

Sat 25 Mar 12:00 AM.  A resident of Grove St. reported their unlocked vehicle was burglarized. Property totaling $40.00 was stolen.

Sat 25 Mar 2:15 AM.  Pearl St. the victim reported his vehicle was stolen then returned by a patron of the Bridge Tavern who then assaulted the victim then stole an iPhone from the victim’s girlfriend. No suspects were located at the time of the report.

Sat 25 Mar 7:00 AM.  A burglary to a residence in the area of Greenbrook Rd. & Hawthorne Pl. was reported. Forced entry was used but no point of entry is listed.

Sat 25 Mar 7:00 AM.  A burglary to a locked vehicle in the area of Grove St & Linden Ave. was reported. Items totaling $240.00 were stolen.

Sat 25 Mar 9:00 AM.   A burglary to an unlocked vehicle in the area of Duer St & Greenbrook Rd. was reported.

Sat 25 Mar 3:35 PM.  A burglary to a garage was reported on Orchard Ave. A snowblower valued at $400.00 was stolen.

Sat 25 Mar 7:09 PM.  A vehicle was reported burglarized in the area of Duer St.

Sat 25 Mar 8:15 PM.  A resident of Sycamore Ave. reported someone stole an iPhone from her bag.

Sun 26 Mar 12:00 AM.  A resident of 301 Maple Ave. reported someone broke the mirror off of her vehicle.

Sun 26 Mar 12:00 AM.  The victim reports someone broke the rear window of his Fiat 500 while it was parked at Costco, 1288 Rt 22 E.

Sun 26 Mar 5:31 AM.  A burglary to a vehicle was reported burglarized on West End Ave.  No address in report.  The vehicle sustained $200.00 in damage and a purse was stolen.

Posted March 23, 2017

Fri 19 Mar 11:57  A male 40 of 114 S 14th St., Newark & a male 41 of 96 Paraell Ct., NC were arrested at Norwood Ave. & Tate Ct., Plfd. for an armed robbery that took place at Race St & Watchung Ave. One of the items stolen from the victim was an iPhone with a “find my cell phone” app. The police were able to locate and arrest the robbers using this iPphone feature.

Fri 19 Mar 10:05 AM.   A vehicle was burglarized at 264 Manning Ave. between 12:30 & 10:00 AM. The left front window was smashed. The vehicle was parked on the street

Fri 19 Mar 1:00 PM.   An unlocked vehicle at 10 Rockview Terr. was burglarized.

Tues 14 Mar 8:00 AM.  A resident of Duer St. reported 3 tires on her vehicle were slashed.

Mon 13 Mar 9:16 AM.  A resident of  Regency Village, 401 Rt. 22 W, reported some burglarized his vehicle between 3/11 & 3/13. Stolen was an ignition lock switch & a remote to the snow plow on the vehicle. The total value of the items stolen is $550.00.

Thur 11 Mar 12:00 AM.  The victim reports he cashed a check in the amount of $2,478.41 for a female acquaintance who said she would give him $1,000.00 for cashing the check. The female said 2 males would give him the check at Bank of America, 535 Somerset St. The 2 males drove the victim from the bank at which time the victim asked for his $1,000.00. One of the males pointed a gun at the victim, stole his phone and all of the cash he had on his person and fled the scene. 

Thur 9 Mar 12:00 AM.  A burglary was reported at 146-A Duer St. A gold chain, 5 watches & $250.00 were stolen.  No point of entry listed in the report.

Wed 8 Mar 7:00 PM.   Several residents in the area of Azalea Ct. & Rockview Ave. reported their vehicles had been broken into. This took place between 7:00 & 9:00 PM.

Wed 8 Mar 9:00 PM.   A vehicle was stolen from Rockview Ave. The vehicle was unlocked and the keys were in the vehicle. No address in report.

Thur 9 Mar 12:00 AM.   A vehicle was burglarized on Rockview Ave. No address in report.

Thur 9 Mar 12:19 PM.   Playstations & remote controllers were shoplifted from Costco. Total value $110.00.

Fri 10 Mar 8:00 AM.   An unlocked vehicle was burglarized on Rockview Ave. No address in report.

Tues 7 Mar 2:09 PM.  A resident of Maple Ave. reported his social security number was being used illegally for employment by someone.

Sun 5 Mar 7:00 AM.  The victim reported someone burglarized his vehicle by smashing a front passenger window. Stolen was a wallet with credit cards. This took place between 11:45 PM on 3/4/17 and 7:00 AM 3/5/17.

Sun 5 Mar 8:30 AM.  A resident of 6 Coddington Ave. reports someone stole her 2000 Ford Econo Van valued at $5,000.00. The van had $2,500.00 worth of tools in it. This took place between 3/4/17 10:30 PM & 8:30 AM 3/5/17.

Sun 5 Mar 12: 14 PM.  A vehicle at Duer St. & Park Pl. was burglarized. $300.00 was stolen and $200.00 of damage was done to the vehicle.

Sun 5 Mar 2:00 PM.  A resident reported a vehicle parked in front of 582 Warfield Rd. was burglarized. The interior of the vehicle was ransacked. The only items stolen were the registration and insurance card.

Wed 3 Mar 12:00 AM.  A resident of Albert St. reported his unregistered vehicle was stolen from the residence.

Thur 2 Mar 7:30 AM.   A locked vehicle was reported burglarized in the area of Rockview & Washington Ave. Items valued at about $50.00 were stolen.

Thur 2 MAR 10:31 AM.   A male 20 of 139 Westervelt Ave. was arrested for burglary to a vehicle at 1275 Rock Ave. The police received a report of a suspicious male at 1300 Rock Ave. This male matched the description of the male that burglarized the vehicle.

Wed 1 MAR 5:00 AM.   An unlocked vehicle was burglarized in the area of Cedar St. & Harrison Ave. $4.00 was stolen.

Wed 1 MAR 8:00.   A burglary to a vacant house in the area of Grove St. & Prospect Pl. was reported. About $1,430.00 worth of items were stolen.

Wed 1 MAR 7:05 PM.  A victim reports he was walking on Duer St. at Gavin Pl. when 2 black males attacked him, throwing him to the ground and punching him. The victim’s wallet was stolen. The wallet was later found with $50.00 missing.

Sat 13 Mar 6:39 PM.  A female, 43, of 201 Rock Ave., Plfd. was arrested at Grove St. & Rockview Ave.,during a motor vehicle stop for an active warrant.

Sun 14 Mar 9:58 PM.   A male 19 of 117 Crescent Ave., Plfd. was arrested at Somerset St. & the boro line during a motor vehicle violation for possession of marijuana.

Wed 17 Mar 12:00 AM.  A resident of 3 Myrtle Ave. received pictures of his family members via text followed by pictures of mutilated bodies and a demand for money.

Thur 18 Mar 11:17PM.   A male 45 of 511 Plainfield Ave., Plfd. was arrested at Summit Ave. & Watchung Ave. during a motor vehicle stop on a $500.00 warrant out of Union County.

Thur 18 Mar 12:00 AM.   The owner of Amazing Taste, 918 Rt. 22 E., received 3 phone calls from an unknown person stating he was coming to the business to assault the owner.

Fri 19 Mar 5:27 PM.   A male 29 of 743 Carlton Ave., Plfd. was arrested at Clinton Liquors, 64 Watchung  Ave., for assaulting an employee and damaging merchandise.

Posted March 16, 2017

Wed 8 Mar 7:32 PM.   A female 22 of 921 Putnam Ave., Plfd. was arrested during a motor vehicle stop at Somerset St. & Summit Av for an active warrant out of Fanwood.

Sun 12 Mar 4:14 PM.  A female 31 of 121 Midland Pl., Newark was arrested at Grove St. & the boro line during a motor vehicle stop for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Sun 12 Mar 2:41 PM.   A male 40 of 1227 E Front St., Plfd. was arrested during a motor vehicle stop at Graybar Dr. & Mountain Ave. for an active warrant.

Sun 12 Mar 4:05 AM.   A male 25 of 719 S. 2nd. St., Plfd. was arrested at 1275 Rock Ave. when he gave false identification to the police that were called to investigate a fight.

Sat 11 Mar 1:55 PM.   A female reported her cell phone was stole while she was shopping at Dollar Tree 1023 Rt. 22 W.

Sat 11 Mar 3:07 PM.   A male 29 of 4102 Rt. 27 Princeton was arrested at 263 Somerset on a $750.00 warrant.

Posted March 10, 2017

Tues 7 Mar 1:01 PM.  A male 46 of 707 E. Front St., Plfd. was arrested for shoplifting $320.00 of merchandise at Costco,1290 Rt. 22 E.

Sat 4 Mar 12:00 AM.  Two males entered CVS Pharmacy, 780 Rt. 22 E, and shoplifted 99 packs of chewing gum with a value of $337.29. They fled the store when approached by the manager.

Sat 4 Mar 1:15 AM.  A male 47 of 225 E Grand Ave., Rahway was arrested on a $1,250.00 NP warrant.

Sat 4 Mar 2:18 AM.   A male 33 of 30 Lincoln Pl. was arrested at Quick Chek, 395 Somerset St., on warrants totaling $1,000.00.

Sat 4 Mar 9:58 PM.  A male 24 of 507 Conant St. Hillside was arrested at Howard Johnson’s, 1025 Rt. 22 W, for possession of marijuana.

Sat 4 Mar 10:49 PM.  A female 20 of 67 Central Ave., Somerville was arrested at 1165 Rt. 22 W. by plain clothes officers who smelled smoke that appeared to be coming from burning marijuana.

Mon 6 Mar 9:41 PM.   A male 19 of 17 Wilson Ave. was arrested at Craig Pl. & Duer St. during a motor vehicle stop for possession of marijuana.

Mon 6 Mar 10:50 PM.  A female 29 of 402 Sheets St., Bethlehem, PA, was arrested at Manning Ave & Somerset St during a motor vehicle stop for multiple active warrants. She was turned over to the Union County Sheriffs’ Dept.

Wed 8 Mar 11:41 PM.   A male 30 of 283 Duer St. was arrested at Washington Ave. & the boro line during a motor vehicle stop for possession of a hypodermic syringe.

Posted March 6, 2017

Wed 22 Feb 1:47 PM.   A stolen vehicle was recovered at 351 North Dr.

Sat 25 Feb 6:34 PM.   A female of 301 Maple Ave. was arrested for harassment. She made statements to her father during a domestic violence dispute.

Sat Feb 25 8:05 PM.   A report of a male shoplifting from CVS Pharmacy, 780 Rt. 22 E, was made by a store employee. Packages of cosmetic products were stolen.

Sun 26 Feb 2:45 AM.   A burglary to a vehicle at 542 Warfield Rd. was reported.

Sun 26 Feb MAR 8:49 AM.   A burglary to a vehicle at 571 Warfield Rd. was reported. Nothing was stolen from the vehicle.

Sun 26 Feb 8:49 PM.   A male 32 was arrested in his room at Howard Johnsons, 1025 Rt 22 W., for active warrants. While being searched incidental to arrest he was found to be in possession of marijuana.

Thur 2 Feb 11:00 AM.   The manager of Costco 1290 Rt 22 E, reported $349.93 worth of Gillette Proglide razors were shoplifted.

Thur 2 Feb 4:37 PM. A female resident reported someone had fraudulently taken her Facebook photos and phone number then opened accounts on two personal websites.

Fri 3 Feb 6:40 AM.   A report of the theft of a wheel from a vehicle was reported in the area of Washington & Willow Ave.

Posted March 1, 2017

Sun 19 Feb 3:47 AM.   A male 23 of 17 Myrtle Ave. was arrested at home for Aggravated Assault after stabbing a person in the face with a broken bottle.

Sun 19 Feb 11:02 AM.   A 2016 BMW parked in the rear lot of 29 Craig Pl was damaged. The rear window was smashed.

Sun 19 Feb 12:18 PM.   A resident of 95 Mercer Ave. reported their vehicle was burglarized. The vehicle sustained about $700.00 of damage.

Sun 19 Feb 8:55 PM.   A male 31 of 548 Hunter Ave., Scotch Plains was arrested at Grove St. & the boro line, on a $905.00 warrant, after being recognized as a wanted person.

Mon 20 Feb 12:43 AM.   Criminal mischief was reported to a vehicle parked at Linden Av & Steiner Pl.

Wed 22 Feb 1:47 PM.  A stolen vehicle was recovered in the parking lot of the apartment complex at 351 North Dr.

Wed 22 Feb 5:54 PM.  A male 19 of 56 Sycamore Ave. was arrested at Myrtle Av & Willow Av for receiving stolen property. He was in possession of a stolen bicycle.

Thur 23 Feb 7:00 AM.  A burglary to an unlocked vehicle was reported at Chestnut St & Harrison Ave.

Fri 24 Feb 9:19 PM.   A resident of 16 Linden Ave. reports being harassed by an unknown person throwing objects onto a driveway. The victim said she was receiving harassing phone calls from an unknown phone number.

Fri 24 Feb 10:28 PM.   The residents of 16 Linden Ave. reported damage to their vehicles. One vehicle had scratches on various areas the other vehicle had the word “Hel” written on a passenger side window.

Sat 25 Feb 12:44 AM.  The victim reports his cell phone, a silver Samsung Galaxy S, was stolen while he was at a party at 20 Somerset Pl.

Sat 25 Feb 8:16 AM.   A male 34 of 511 W 3rd St., Plfd. was arrested at Washington Ave. & the boro line for a warrant out of Piscataway and for being in possession of cocaine. He was originally stopped for J-walking.

Sat 25 Feb 1:30 PM.  A resident of 288 Duer St. reported her vehicle had been burglarized. $20.00 in change was stolen.

Posted February 25, 2017

Sun 19 Feb 12:09 AM.  A resident of 225 N. Jackson Ave reported her vehicle was on fire. The NP Fire Dept. responded and extinguished the fire.

Sat 18 Feb 3:00 AM.  A male 19 of 15 Franklin Ct., Somerset was arrested at Brook Ave & Norwood Ave for eluding when he tried to flee form the police during a motor vehicle stop.

Sat 18 Feb 7:32 AM.  A resident of 40 Chestnut St. reported her vehicle was burglarized. Stolen was a Michael Kors purse valued at $100.00. There was about $200.00 worth of damage done to the vehicle.

Sat 18 Feb 8:31 AM.  A resident of 35 Summit Ave reported there was an attempt made to burglarize their garage.

Sat 18 Feb 11:18 AM.  The resident of 96 Fairview Ave reported he observed someone smash the rear door glass pane on his house. Estimated damage $500.00.

Sat 18 Feb 5:47 PM.  A victim reports he ordered and paid $3,000.00 for a trailer he thought he was buying on eBay. He later found that it was fictitious web site. No trailer was delivered.

Sat 18 Feb 9:00 PM.  $2,000.00 worth of criminal mischief was reported to a vehicle parked at Fairview Ave & Westervelt Ave. The victim gave the name of a possible suspect.

Sat 18 Feb 9:07 PM.  A male 30 of 283 Duer St. was arrested at Park Pl & Vine St. during a motor vehicle stop for possession of a hypodermic syringe. A female companion was also arrested.

Sat 18 Feb 12:00 AM.  A male 34 of 54 Grove St. was arrested at Duer St. & the boro line for obstruction when he tried to flee from the police on a bicycle.

Fri 17 Feb 10:30 AM.  A resident of 301 Maple Ave. reports $400.00 was stolen from a dining room table. The victim gave the names of 2 suspects to the police.

Fri 17 Feb 10:49 PM.   A resident of 308 Grove St. reports a burglary to their car and to their home while the family was sleeping on the second floor. A purse was stolen from the home. No point of entry mentioned in the report. The incident was captured on a surveillance video.

Thur 16 Feb 12:45 PM.  A resident of 190 West End Ave. reported a burglary to his vehicle that was parked in his driveway. Items worth $219.00  were stolen.

Thur 16 Feb 6:18.   A victim reports someone closed their Wells Fargo credit card account and attempted to open another using a Florida address. The bank cancelled the account.

Mon 13 Feb 1:22 AM.  A female reports she was robbed as she was walking on Duer St.  She was pilled to the ground and per purse and its contents were stolen.

Mon 13 Feb 9:57 PM.   70 Jackson Ave. A female reports she was cut with a box cutter during  dispute by someone she knows.  The victim was transported to a hospital for treatment.

Mon 13 Feb 12:00 AM.  The resident of 181 Columbia Ave. reported his residence had been burglarized. Entry was gained through a rear door. Gold jewelry was stolen from a safe that had been broken into.

Mon 13 Feb 12:58 AM.  The victim of a fight at Tesoros Restaurant, 64 Somerset St., was treated at JFK Hospital for a cut to his lip.

No time or date on the report.  A resident of 401 Rt. 22 E reported someone used her identification to open an account with Xfinity. She received a bill for $135.92

Sun 12 Feb 11:00 AM.   A resident of Westervelt Av reported her vehicle was burglarized overnight.

Sun 12 Feb 2:00 AM.  A patron of the Mi Mundo Latino Bar, 375 Somerset St., reported someone stole his vehicle while he was in the bar.

Sat 11 Feb 9:09 AM.  A male 28 of 196 N. Maple Ave., East Orange was arrested during a motor vehicle violation for possession of marijuana.

Sat 11 Feb 4:01 PM.   A burglary to a garage at 110 Park Pl. was reported. An attempt to take an air compressor and a weed-wacker. Both articles were left outside the garage.

Sat 11 Feb 7:30 PM.   A male 67 of 301 Maple Ave. was arrested after being stopped for a moving violation at Grove St & Park Pl. for possession of marijuana.

Sat 11 Feb 20:11.   A resident of 132 Westervelt Ave. reported someone gained entry to their garage by cutting the lock. Nothing was reported stolen.

Sat 11 Feb 9:29 PM.  A resident of 91 Brook Ave. reported a burglary to his vehicle.  Nothing appears to be taken.

Sat 11 Feb 10:16 PM.   A male 26 of 14 Chatham Pl. was arrested after being stopped for being a suspect in a burglary investigation at Chatham Pl. & the boro line for an active S. Plfd. warrant.

Fri 10 Feb 11:29 PM.  A male 39 of 27 Sycamore Ave., Plfd. was arrested, during a motor vehicle stop at 64 Somerset St. on warrants totaling $1,574.00.

Thur 9 Feb 3:39 PM.   A resident of 291 Duer St. reported a package worth $60.00 was stolen from his front porch.

Tue 7 Feb 12:00 AM.   A resident of Pearl St reported someone used their social security number to file a tax return.

Tue 7 Feb 5:38 PM.   A resident of 202 Sanford Ave. reported a Hispanic male stole a package worth $150.00 from the front door steps of the residence.

Tue 7 Feb 9:09 AM.  A male 21 of 728 Greenbrook Rd was arrested on Lawrence Ave. during a suspicious vehicle investigation for an active warrant.  At headquarters he was found to be in possession of marijuana

Posted February 15, 2017

Wed 25 Jan 8:38 AM.   A male 31 of 130 North Ave., Plfd. was arrested during a motor vehicle stop at Duer St. & the boro line for a $200.00 warrant out of the boro.

Thur 26 Jan 5:41 PM.  A resident of Brook Ave. reported he observed a person open 2 packages that were left at his front entrance. This person took the contents of the packages and let the area. The victim was able to see the incident on his video surveillance system.

Tue 31 Jan 5:43. A male 59 of 1257 Cedar Ave., Mountainside was arrested at 389 Somerset St after stealing a cell phone from Best Wireless.

Wed 1 Feb 8:56 PM. A male 25 of 204 Montrose Ave., So. Plfd. was arrested during a motor vehicle stop at Rt.22 W. at the Watchung Square Mall on an active warrant.

Thur 2 Feb 10:08 AM. The victim reports $1,600.00 worth of items were stolen from a room at Howard Johnson’s during a party.

Fri 3 Feb 10:01 AM.  A female 20 of 124 Livingston Ave., Elizabeth was arrested for a $250.00 warrant during a motor vehicle stop at Graybar Dr. & Mountain Ave.

Fri 3 Feb 6:21 PM. A boro resident received a phone call from an unknown person stating her grandson had been arrested and needed $4,000.00. After initially complying with the request, the family was able to cancel the transaction before the money was received.

Fri 3 Feb 7:20 PM.  A male 21 of 56 Rockview Ave. was arrested at Greenbrook Rd. & Somerset St.during a pedestrian stop on a no bail warrant out of the Somerset County Prosecutors Office.

Sun 5 Feb 2:14 AM.  A male 41 of 592 Mountainview Terr., Middlesex was arrested at Greenbrook Rd. & Somerset St. for DWI. He refused to submit to a breath test.

Wed 25 Jan 1:00 PM.  Someone stole $300.00 in quarters from the air/vac machine at the 76 Gas Station, 675 Somerset St.

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2 responses to “North Plainfield Police Reports

  1. Frank N. D'Amore Sr.

    It might be a good idea for anyone intending on drinking and driving to make a point not to drive in North Plainfield,unless of course you do not value your drivers license

  2. This is great!! I would like to see the fact that we can now view this report online publicized in the PRIDE OF NORTH PLAINFIELD.

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