On July 13th at approximately 11 a.m., Detective Hussam Assad and Patrolman Edward Nortrup responded to Parker Road in Elizabeth to attempt to locate a laptop computer that was stolen from a car parked on Willow Avenue in Roselle Park on June 24th.
Detective Assad conducted a lengthy investigation that resulted in obtaining the computer’s IP address. The officers followed the IP address to an apartment in Oakwood Plaza on Parker Road. Detective Assad recovered the HP laptop in good condition from a tenant who stated he purchased the computer from a street vendor a few weeks ago.
The computer was returned to its owner and the investigation is continuing.