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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.


September 2017

On 09/03/17 at approximately 6:08 pm, a resident of Manville NJ reported that her vehicle had been burglarized while parked at 215 Union Avenue. The theft occurred between 4:45 pm and 5:25 pm.  Unknown actor(s) entered the unlocked vehicle and stole her purse which contained cash, credit cards and personal items.

On 09/07/17, Jihad Bonds (age 22) of South Plainfield NJ was arrested for an outstanding warrant.   He was lodged in the Somerset County Jail.

On 09/07/17, Judith Best (age72) of Somerset NJ was arrested for shoplifting merchandise with an approximate value of $201.00 from the Home Depot at the Promenade Shopping Center.  Best was charged with Shoplifting.  She was processed for the arrest and released with a pending court appearance.

On 09/08/17 at approximately 12:14 am, Debra Sillib (age 36) of Raritan NJ was arrested for DWI following a motor vehicle crash which occurred on Interstate 287 North.   After being processed for the arrest, Sillib was issued the following summonses: DWI, Reckless Driving, Careless Driving, Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Failure to Report an Accident.  Sillib was processed and released with a pending court appearance.

On 09/09/17 at approximately 9:20 pm, a resident of Leghorn Avenue reported a burglary to their residence.  Unknown actor(s) entered the residence stealing jewelry and other personal items.

On 09/11/17, a resident of Chambers Court reported a theft.  Sometime between 09/09/17 at 8:00 pm and 09/10/17 at 4:00 pm, unknown actor(s) removed the front license plate with EZ Pass from his vehicle, while it was parked in his driveway.

On 09/12/17, Ezekiel Stepney (age 38) of Elizabeth NJ was arrested for an outstanding warrant.   He was lodged in the Somerset County Jail.

On 09/20/17 at approximately 11:40 pm, Gulia Gafurova (age 32) of Bridgewater NJ was arrested for DWI following a motor vehicle crash which occurred on Vosseller Avenue.   After being processed for the arrest, Gafurova was issued the following summonses: DWI, Refusal to Submit to Chemical Testing of Breath, Reckless Driving, Failure to Keep Right, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Failure to Report an Accident and Open Container of Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle.  Gafurova was processed and released with a pending court appearance.

On 09/22/17, Latwan Thompson (age 24) of Avenel NJ was arrested for an outstanding warrant.   She posted bail and received a new court date.

On 09/22/17 at approximately 10:25 pm, a resident of Marie Avenue reported a burglary to their residence.  Unknown actor(s) entered the residence stealing jewelry and cash.


August 2017

On 08/07/17 at approximately 12:27 am, Caridad Diaz (age32) of Elizabeth NJ was arrested for DWI following a motor vehicle complaint on Route 22 West. After being processed for the arrest, Diaz was issued the following motor vehicle summonses: DWI, Refusal to Submit to the Testing of Breath, Reckless Driving, Speeding, and Failure to Maintain Lane of Travel.  She was released with a pending court appearance.

On 08/13/17, Vileek Holmes (age 20) of Brooklyn NY was arrested for shoplifting merchandise with an approximate value of $999.00 from Costco at the Promenade Shopping Center. Holmes was charged with Shoplifting and Resisting Arrest.  He was processed for the arrest and lodged in the Somerset County Jail.

On 08/17/16 at approximately 4:35 pm, a resident of Newmans Lane reported a burglary to their garage. Unknown actor(s) entered the garage, stealing a power tool and several “Snap-On” hand tools.

On 08/17/17, Hannah Williams (age 18) and Alexander Luciano (age 20) both of Bridgewater NJ were arrested on Old York Road for possession of Marijuana. Both were served with summonses for Possession of Marijuana, processed for the arrest and released with a pending court date.

On 08/17/17, Cruz Majano-Mercado (age23) of Plainfield NJ was arrested for an outstanding warrant. He was lodged in the Somerset County Jail.

On 08/19/17, Hugo Morales (age 32) of Bound Brook NJ was arrested for DWI after he was stopped for a motor vehicle violation on East Main Street. Morales was processed for the arrest and issued the following motor vehicle summonses and criminal complaint: Driving While Intoxicated, Careless Driving and Obstructing Administration of Law.  He released with a pending court appearance.

On 08/21/17 at approximately 9:10 am, a resident of Sebring Avenue reported that a vehicle parked in their driveway was burglarized sometime in the overnight hours of 08/17/17. Unknown actor(s) entered the unlocked vehicle and stole a wallet which contained $50.00 cash, credit cards and personal items.

On 08/22/17, Genine Delviscovo (age 40) of Bound Brook NJ was arrested for shoplifting merchandise with an approximate value of $68.00 from Target at the Promenade Shopping Center. Delviscovo was also found to have an outstanding warrant from Manville Municipal Court.   Delviscovo was charged with shoplifting and processed for the arrest.  She was taken into custody by the Manville Police for their warrant.

On 08/23/17, Sophie Friedman (age18) of Berkeley NJ was arrested for shoplifting merchandise valued at $117.00 from Sephora at the Bridgewater Commons Mall. Friedman was charged with shoplifting.  She was processed for the arrest and released with a pending  court appearance.

On 08/24/17, Camilla Mishoe (age 34),Haseem Clark (age 20) both of Plainfield NJ, along with Latice Royster (age 33) of Dunellen NJ, were arrested for shoplifting. They stole merchandise with a combined value of $1,380.00 from Marshall’s at the Promenade Shopping Center.  All three were charged with shoplifting, while Clark had an additional charge of hindering his own apprehension.  All three were processed for the arrest.  Mishoe and Clark were lodged in the Somerset County Jail, while Royster was released with a pending court appearance.

On 08/24/17, Rina Kravt (age71) of West Orange NJ was arrested for shoplifting and theft by deception at Marshalls at the Promenade Shopping Center. The approximate total value of the merchandise she attempted to steal was $120.00. She was processed for the arrest and released with a pending court appearance.

On 08/28/17, a township resident reported a theft of her bicycle from the TD Ballpark. The black colored Roadmaster Peak bicycle valued at $140.00 was secured with a lock, which was cut off.  The theft occurred between 7:00 am and 6:00 pm.

On 08/26/17 at approximately 11:00 pm, a resident of Barrington Drive reported a burglary to their residence. Unknown actor(s) entered the residence stealing jewelry and electronic devices.

On 08/28/17, Marissa Londenberg (age 18) of Hillsborough NJ was arrested for shoplifting merchandise with an approximate value of $124.00 from Target at the Promenade Shopping Center. Londenberg was charged with Shoplifting.  She was processed for the arrest and released with a pending court appearance.

On 08/31/17, Madison Triano (age 18) of Bedminster NJ was arrested for shoplifting merchandise valued at $171.00 from Sephora at the Bridgewater Commons Mall. Triano was charged with Shoplifting.  She was processed for the arrest and released with a pending court appearance.

On 08/31/17, William Soltesz (age 66) of Bernardsville NJ was arrested at the Bridgewater Commons Mall for being a wanted person out of Wayne County Pennsylvania. He was charged with being a Fugitive from Justice and lodged in the Somerset County Jail.

On 08/31/17, Rocco Greco (age 46) of Bound Brook NJ was arrested for shoplifting merchandise with an approximate value of $254.00 from Target at the Promenade Shopping Center. Greco was charged with Shoplifting and Criminal Mischief.  He was processed for the arrest and released with a pending court appearance.


July 2017

On 07/01/17, Gretchen Wolfangel (age 24) of Flemington NJ was arrested for shoplifting merchandise with an approximate value of $375.00 from Lord & Taylor at the Bridgewater Commons Mall. Wolfangel was charged with shoplifting and criminal mischief. She was processed for the arrest and released with a pending court appearance.

On 07/02/17 at approximately 11:20 pm, Zakaria Nasim (age 19) of Middlesex NJ was arrested for DWI following a motor vehicle crash which occurred on US Highway 22 near Chimney Rock Road.   After being processed for the arrest Nasim was issued the following summonses: Driving While Intoxicated, Careless Driving, Failure to Maintain Traffic Lane and Driving While Intoxicated Under the Legal Age.   Nasim was released with a pending court appearance.

On 07/05/17, Desiree Carlin (age 25) of Bridgewater NJ was arrested at the Days Inn (1260 US Highway 22 East) for providing false information to a police officer during an investigation. Carlin was charged with Hindering her Apprehension, processed for the arrest and lodged in the Somerset County Jail.

On 07/05/17, Frederick Quinlan (age 39) of Bound Brook NJ was arrested for shoplifting merchandise with an approximate value of $50.00 from Target at the Promenade Shopping Center.   After being processed for the arrest, Quinlan was served with a complaint summons for shoplifting and was released with a pending court appearance.

On 07/05/17 at approximately 8:12 am, a resident of Adamsville Rd reported that a vehicle parked in his driveway was burglarized sometime in the overnight hours of 07/04/17. Unknown actor(s) entered the unlocked vehicle and stole various gift cards, credit cards, medication and other personal items.

On 07/06/17 at approximately 11:56 pm, Patrick Forte (age 27) of Bedminster NJ was arrested for DWI following a motor vehicle crash which occurred on US Highway 202/206 near the Green Knoll Grille.   After being processed for the arrest Forte was issued the following summonses: Driving While Intoxicated, Reckless Driving and Improper Emerging from a Driveway. Forte was released with a pending court appearance.

On 07/07/17, Edward Guy (age 37) of Franklin NJ was arrested on Finderne Avenue for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) following a motor vehicle stop. Guy was charged with Possession of Marijuana and Failure to turn over CDS. In addition he was issued the following motor vehicle summonses: Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License, Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle and Maintenance of Lamps. He was processed for the arrest and lodged in the Somerset County Jail.

On 07/08/17 at approximately 12:23 am, Kailey Blakeley (age 19) of Somerville NJ was arrested on US Highway 22 near Ronson Road for DWI. After being processed for the arrest, Blakeley was issued the following summonses: Driving While Intoxicated, Careless Driving and Driving While Intoxicated Under the Legal Age. Blakeley was released with a pending court appearance.

On 07/09/17 at approximately 00:31 am, a resident of Ascot Lane reported a burglary to their residence. Unknown actor(s) forcibly entered the residence stealing jewelry and cash.

On 07/12/17 at approximately 5:00 pm, Lisa Pericas (age 46) of Warren NJ was arrested on Emerald Trail for DWI. After being processed for the arrest, Pericas was issued the following summonses: Driving While Intoxicated, Reckless Driving and Failure to Maintain Traffic Lane. Pericas was released with a pending court appearance.

On 07/13/17, a resident of Schindler Terrace reported a theft. A package was delivered to her residence on 07/12/17 at 1:23 pm that contained a pair of Kate Spade shoes valued at $149.00. Unknown actor(s) stole the package before she could retrieve it.

On 07/14/17, Scott Bosley (age 35) of Manville NJ was arrested for an outstanding warrant. He was lodged in the Somerset County Jail.

On 07/14/17, Diva Johnson (age 20) of Somerset NJ was arrested on Promenade Boulevard for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS). Johnson was charged with Possession of Marijuana. After being processed for the arrest, she was released with a pending court appearance.

On 07/19/17, Kyle Brach (age 26) of Bedminster NJ was arrested for an outstanding warrant. He was lodged in the Somerset County Jail.

On 07/20/17, Ahmed Samie Joonoos (age 40) of Downingtown PA was arrested for DWI after he was stopped for a motor vehicle violation on US Highway 202/206 North. Joonoos was processed for the arrest and issued motor vehicle summonses for Driving While Intoxicated, Failure to Submit to Chemical Testing of his Breath, Speeding and Careless Driving. He released with a pending court appearance.

On 07/21/17, Eugene Riley (age 29) of Brooklyn NY was arrested on Promenade Boulevard for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS). Riley was charged with Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle and Idling in a Motor Vehicle. After being processed for the arrest, he was released with a pending court appearance.

On 07/24/17, a resident of Madison Avenue (Somerville NJ) reported that their blue colored Mongoose bicycle was stolen from Bel Aire Park. The bicycle is valued at $85.00.

On 07/25/17 at approximately 6:30 am, it was reported that two vehicles were burglarized in the Chimney Rock Crossfit parking lot located at 1E Chimney Rock Road. Both vehicles were entered through smashed windows and purses were taken from both vehicles.

On 07/25/17 at approximately 11:20 am, it was reported that a vehicle was burglarized in the United Parcel Service (UPS) parking lot located at 16E Chimney Rock Road. The vehicle was entered through a smashed window and a purse was taken from the vehicle.

On 07/27/17, Shanon Monroe (age 40) of Manville NJ was arrested on East Main Street for hindering his own apprehension, after being stopped for a motor vehicle violation. Monroe was charged with Hindering his own Apprehension, Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License, Suspended Registration, Uninsured Vehicle and Obstructed View. In addition, he had four outstanding warrants for his arrest. He was lodged in the Somerset County Jail.

On 07/29/17, an employee of the Apple Store located at the Bridgewater Commons Mall reported a theft. Unknown actor(s) stole three Apple Watches with a combined value of $1,120.00 from a display area.

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