Resident Arrested And Charged With Bicycle Theft

On October 7th, at approximately 8:10 p.m., Roselle Park Police Department officers responded to the 200 block of West Westfield Avenue where a witness observed a suspicious male who had just abandoned a bicycle in the area and was last seen walking eastbound on the Route 28. Officer Ryan Hokanson located the suspicious male and abandoned bicycle.

Reportedly, it was discovered that the black BMX-style bicycle belonging to a 41-year-old Elizabeth resident was stolen from in front of 405 West Westfield Avenue. As a result of the investigation, Milton Naranjo, age 51 from Roselle Park, was placed under arrest and charged with theft. He was issued a summons for the theft and released with a Roselle Park Municipal Court date.