October 6, 2012
At 2:18 a.m., Patrolman Richard Gaylord stopped a 2002 Toyota for traffic violations near the area of West Westfield Ave at Gordon Street. During the ensuing investigation, the driver was unable to provide a valid license or identification but identified himself as Jamar Robinson. Gaylord was unable to locate records for Robinson. During a second interview with him, Robinson admitted his true name was William C. Moody, age 30, of Roselle. Moody stated he lied because he had warrants for his arrest. Gaylord then located a Cranford warrant for $562 and a Bloomfield warrant for $500. Moody was also found in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Moody was also charged with Hindering Apprehension for providing a false name. He was released on a summons after posting bail for the warrants.
At 8:30 p.m., Roselle Park Police responded to 415 East Westfield Avenue for a report of a burglary to an apartment. Patrolman Matthew Hopkins found the victim’s apartment door had been pried open. Once inside, it was discovered that the suspect(s) ransacked the bedroom and stole jewelry and electronics. A canvas of the building revealed no other burglaries or damaged property. Police did find that the common exterior doors had been left ajar. Detectives responded and processed the crime scene. The burglary appears to have been committed between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p/m/ on Saturday. Anyone with information about the burglary is urged to contact the Roselle Park Police Department at (908) 245-2300.
At 10:51 p.m., Patrolman Alexander Lanza stopped a 2012 Ford on Galloping Hill Road for speeding. He found that both teenage occupants were in possession of suspected marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and an open container of alcohol. Nicole Comar, 18, of Roselle Park and Alyssa L. Hunt, 19, of the Township of Union, were charged and released to a family member.
October 8, 2012
At 4:52 p.m., Patrolman John Fitzgerald arrested Renardo Mack, 47, of Piscataway on warrants issued by Linden Municipal Court during a traffic stop on South Sheridan Avenue. Mack was released after posting bail.
At 10:15 p.m., Patrolman Alexander Lanza, while on patrol, stopped a 2000 Honda for traffic violation near Sherman Avenue. During the roadside investigation, the driver identified himself as Hussain Washington. Lanza found that Washington lied about his name and arrested Husain Y. Williams, 28, of Elizabeth on a warrant issued by the Port Republic Municipal Court. Williams was also found in possession of suspected marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and hindering apprehension. His passenger, Ibin McCrary, 31, of Elizabeth, was arrested on a warrant issued by the Elizabeth Municipal Court. He was also charged with possession of marijuana. Bail was set at $5000 for each and both were transported to the Union County Jail.