On Monday, May 2nd, a 66-year-old female resident of Roselle Park reported a theft of personal checks and forgery. The stolen checks were found to be cashed with a reported total loss of approximately $12,575 over the course of a few months. A follow-up investigation was conducted by Detective John Deegan and it was discovered – according to police – that the suspect was an associate of the victim and later identified as, Donald Picciano, age 55 from Roselle Park.
On Thursday, May, 5th, Mr. Picciano was located and arrested on Hemlock Street by Roselle Park Police Detectives. He was charged with 3rd Degree Theft and Forgery. He was issued a summons and released with a pending Union County Superior Court date.