Police Activity Report (May 31 – June 10, 2013)

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Published: June 12, 2013 @ 12:00 PM EDT
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May 31, 2013

While on patrol at approximately 3 a.m., Patrolman John Deegan noticed a smoke condition in the area of West Colfax at Market Street. Patrolman Deegan searched the area and discovered a working fire inside a business on the 300 block of Market Street in Kenilworth. The Kenilworth Police Department and the Kenilworth Fire Department both responded to the scene and extinguished the fire before it was able to cause significant damage.

Roselle Park Police responded to the Delta gas station at 413 East Westfield Avenue for a report of theft. The attendant reported that a man tried to enter the closed convenience store. When he was told the store was closed, the man allegedly jumped on the attendant’s bicycle and fled eastbound into the City of Elizabeth. The victim described the suspect as a black male with”dreads”, 18-25 years old wearing a white t shirt and long shorts. The bicycle, a silver 21-speed Raleigh, was valued at $150.

June 3, 2013

William S. Barbosa, 20 of Roselle Park, was arrested by Patrolman Mitchell White during a stop on Chiego Place. Barbosa was found to have a warrant from the Scotch Plains Municipal Court.

Shannon J. Fidler, 22, of Benton, PA and Jacquelin M. Adames, 27, of Roselle, NJ were arrested by Patrolman Mitchell White during a check of a suspicious vehicle on West Webster Ave. Patrolman White observed an occupied 2013 Mini Cooper parked in the driveway of a closed business and stopped to investigate. He found that the driver, Adames,, had a $500 Roselle warrant. Inside the car, White located one bag of marijuana and a black smoking pipe. Both were charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

June 4, 2013

Quadir L. Isaac, 29 of Newark, was arrested by Patrolman Brian Macdonald at the East Orange Police Department on a $750 Roselle Park warrant. Isaac was transported to the Union County Jail pending an appearance in the Roselle Park Municipal Court.

Sakinah S. Jones, 38 of Roselle, was arrested by Patrolman John Fitzgerald during a traffic stop on West Westfield Avenue at Valley Road. Jones was arrested on a warrant from the Westfield Municipal Court.

June 5, 2013

Juan G. Idarraga and Cassandra M. Berglund, both 18 from Elizabeth, were arrested by Patrolman Matthew Hopkins during a traffic stop on Galloping Hill Road. Berglund was allegedly found in possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance and drug paraphernalia, after police found a bag of suspected marijuana, a partially smoked cigarette with suspected marijuana, and a metal grinder. Idarraga was found in possession of one (1) capsule of “Molly”, a powder form of an illegal substance, commonly called Ecstasy.

June 6, 2013
Roxanne Williams, 51 of Union Township, was arrested by Patrolman Vaughan at the Middlesex County Jail on a Roselle Park warrant. Williams was unable to post $750 bail and was lodged into the Union County Jail.

Joshua Rivera, 24 of Trenton, was arrested by Patrolman Rapach during a suspicious person investigation. Police responded to the 100 block of Pershing Avenue for a report that an individual was sitting on someone’s porch without permission. At the scene, Rivera was found with a $348 Trenton warranty and a $89 Hamilton warrant. Rivera was arrested and later released after posting bail.

Francisco Zamora, 25 of Elizabeth, was arrested by Sergeant Frino during a traffic stop on Linden Road. Zamora was found in possession of a metal smoking pipe and was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Michael Ann Catalano, 22 of Elizabeth, was arrested by Sergeant Wintermute at the Millburn Police Department. A $500 Roselle Park warrant was issued for her on June 3rd for criminal mischief. Catalano is charged with damaging a motor vehicle with a golf club on the 400 block of Chestnut Street.

June 7, 2013
Carnell Baskerville, 24 of Roselle, was arrested by Patrolman Vaughan during a traffic stop for a Secaucus warrant in amount of $200. Baskerville was released after posting bail.

June 8, 2013
Efrain Martinez, 46 of Hillside, was arrested during a traffic stop on Galloping Hill Road by Patrolman Vaughan. Martinez was found in possession of three (3) hypodermic syringes, according to police. Martinez also had a $500 Plainfield warrant and a $165 Elizabeth warrant.

Roselle Park Police responded to Costa’s Ristorante for a report of a vehicle theft. A patron reported that their 2013 Honda Pilot was stolen from municipal parking lot #1 while they were attending a party at the restaurant. The report indicates that the suspect(s) stole the victim’s car keys from her jacket while it was stored in a coat closet in the restaurant. The vehicle is described as a white SUV bearing a New York registration.

June 9, 2013
Luis G. Prieto, 25 of Elizabeth, was arrested during a traffic stop by Patrolman Rapach on Jerome Street. Prieto was found to have a $200 Newark warrant.

Susan Kwiatek, 45 of Union, was arrested by Patrolman Kompany during a traffic stop on Linden Road. Kwiatek was arrested on a $669 warrant from the North Hunterdon Municipal Court.

Dayson Leach, 21 of Newark, was arrested by Patrolman Vaughan during a traffic stop on Seaton Avenue. Leach was found in possession of a cigar filled with suspected marijuana. Leach was charged with possession of marijuana.

June 10,2013
Juan E. Carmona, 18 of Roselle Park, was arrested by Patrolman Macdonald during a traffic stop on Larch Street. Carmona was allegedly in possession of brass knuckles, a prohibited weapon. Carmona was charged and released pending an appearance in the Union County Superior Court.