Police Activity Report (July 14 – 19, 2017)

July 14, 2017
At 3:51 p.m., Patrolman Robert Harms responded to a report of shoplifting at World of Liquor. The caller gave a description of the suspect as he fled from the store. En route to the location, Patrolmen Jeffery Smith and Robert Harms located a male fitting the clothing description. After a brief investigation, Andre Lewis, age 28 of Roselle, was found to be possession of a bottle of alcohol concealed in the sleeve of his jacket. Mr. Lewis was subsequently charged with Shoplifting. He was additionally charged with a prior incident of shoplifting the same type of alcohol from the same location on July 6th. The information was obtained with the assistance of the store’s security camera footage. Mr. Lewis was also wanted on two (2) outstanding warrants from Bloomfield and West Caldwell. He was transported to Bloomfield Police Department and has a pending court date in Roselle Park on July 20th.

July 16, 2017
Patrolman Kyle Snyder conducted a traffic stop on a 4-door Honda that reportedly failed to stop at the red light. The passenger, Kason Taylor, age 24 of Maplewood, was charged with Hindering Apprehension when providing a false name (Layshawn Williams), date of birth, and social security number to officers. Upon discovery of his true identity, it was revealed Mr. Taylor had outstanding warrants from Springfield, Elizabeth, and Irvington. While at police headquarters, Mr. Taylor reportedly purposely urinated on the floor of the processing room and was charged with criminal mischief. He was released with a pending court date in Roselle Park set for July 27th.

July 17, 2017
At 12:03 a.m., Patrolman Angelo Marino observed a male jaywalking across Locust Street. Subsequent to making contact with the male, it was discovered that he was in possession of suspected heroin and drug paraphernalia. The male, Michal Sikorski, age 32 of New York, was placed under arrest and charged with Possession of CDS, Possession of Hypodermic Syringe, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Mr. Sikorski also had a warrant out of New York and was charged with being a Fugitive from Justice. He was transported to Union County Jail pending a Union County Superior Court Date of August 2nd.

July 18, 2017
At approximately 12:04 a.m., Patrolman Angelo Marino observed a white Saturn traveling westbound on West Westfield Avenue with several equipment violations. Subsequent to a motor vehicle stop and investigation, the driver, Darius Pulley, age 25 of Newark, was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Mr. Pulley was placed under arrest and charged with Possession of marijuana (under 50 grams) and Possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released with a pending Roselle Park Municipal Court on July 27th.

July 19, 2017
At approximately 8:46 a.m., Roselle Park Police were alerted to a shoplifting incident at Family Dollar. The caller gave a description of the suspect and direction he fled from the store. A short time later, a male fitting the description was located and detained outside of police headquarters. An on-scene identification by the caller and the recorded security camera footage from the store was used to positively identify the suspect. A search of the area and the suspect’s route on foot resulted in the discovery of nine (9) packages of diapers discarded and hidden in a nearby location. Martin French, age 51 of Newark, was arrested and charged with Shoplifting. He was released pending a Roselle Park Municipal court date of August 3rd.