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Police Blotter

NOTE: We are required by the Rules of Court to include herein a statement explaining that the charges are merely an accusation and that the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.


July 2018

On 07/05/18, an employee of Target located at the Promenade Shopping Center reported a theft. Unknown actor(s) stole several bottles of baby formula and boxes of diapers with a combined value of $428.28 from a display area.

On 07/07/18, Hector Roman (age 57) of West New York NJ was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) after he was stopped for a motor vehicle violation on US Route 22 East. Roman was processed for the arrest and issued motor vehicle summonses for the following violations: Driving While Intoxicated, Refusal to Submit to Chemical Testing of his Breath, Reckless Driving, Failure to Maintain Traffic Lane and Failure to Exhibit an Insurance Card. He was released with a pending court appearance.

On 07/07/18, Sara Morales-Silva (age 51) of Somerville NJ was arrested for shoplifting merchandise with a combined approximate value of $435.04 from Macy’s at the Bridgewater Commons Mall. Morales-Silva was processed for the arrest, served with a complaint summons for shoplifting and was released with a pending court appearance.

On 07/07/18, Edgardo Velez-Figueroa (age 18) of Flemington NJ was arrested for shoplifting merchandise with a combined approximate value of $109.98 from Macy’s at the Bridgewater Commons Mall. Velez-Figueroa was processed for the arrest, served with a complaint summons for shoplifting and was released with a pending court appearance.

On 07/09/18, Christine Sauers (age 37) of Hillsborough NJ and Alaina Molesko (age 37) of Flagtown NJ were arrested for shoplifting merchandise with a combined approximate value of $166.00 from Target located at the Promenade Shopping Center. Both Sauers and Molesko were charged with shoplifting, processed for their arrest and were released with a pending court appearance.


June 2018

On 06/18/18, Donna Carreker (age 49) of Somerville NJ was arrested for shoplifting merchandise with an approximate value of $513.00 from Target at the Promenade Shopping Center. Carreker was also found to have an outstanding warrant from Hillsborough Municipal Court.   She was charged with shoplifting and processed for the arrest. She was released to the custody of the Hillsborough Police for their warrant.

On 06/20/18, Joshua Kelly (age 27) of Newark NJ was arrested for shoplifting two pairs of sunglasses with a combined value of $945.00 from the Sunglass Hut at the Bridgewater Commons Mall. Kelly was found to be in possession of marijuana and had outstanding warrants from Essex County Sheriff’s Department, Edison Municipal Court, Millburn Municipal Court and Wayne Township Municipal Court. He was charged with shoplifting and possession of marijuana. He was processed for the arrest and lodged in the Somerset County Jail.

On 06/25/18 at approximately 4:48 pm Michele Bartolett (age 58) of Bridgewater NJ was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) following a motor vehicle crash which occurred on West End Avenue. After being processed for the arrest, Bartolett was issued the following motor vehicle summonses: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and Reckless Driving. She was released with a pending court appearance.

On 06/26/18 at 11:27 pm, Karl Velikonja (age 18) of Brooklyn NY was arrested for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), after he was observed loitering in Frank Nap Torpey Park after hours. After being processed for the arrest, Velikonja was issued the following criminal complaints: Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was released with a pending court appearance.

On 06/26/18 at approximately 8:1 5 am, a resident of Riha Street reported a vehicle burglary that occurred in the overnight hours of 06/25/18. $40.00 cash was reported as missing.

On 06/27/18, Alexa Marotta (age 21) of Warren NJ was arrested for shoplifting merchandise with an approximate value of $5.00 from Saks Off 5th at the Chimney Rock Crossing. Marotta was charged with shoplifting. She was processed for the arrest and released with a pending court appearance.

On 06/30/18, Roberto Caytuiro (age 50) and Diana Becerra-Ospina (age 31) both of Elizabeth NJ, were arrested at Lord & Taylor at the Bridgewater Commons Mall. Caytuiro was arrested for shoplifting merchandise with a combined value of $355.00, while Becerra-Ospina was arrested for Hindering Apprehension. They were served with criminal complaints, processed for their arrest and released with a pending court appearance.

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