Glen Ridge Crime: Broken Window, Drug Possession, Resisting Arrest

From Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

All parties mentioned are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Date/Time:         2/15/2013 @ 8:50 PM

Incident:              Criminal Mischief

Description:       Officer Matthew Koc was dispatched to Highland Ave. on a report of a criminal mischief.  The victim reported that unknown suspect(s) had broken a window on their garage.  Nothing is missing at this time. 


Date/Time:         2/16/2013 @ 11:56 PM

Incident:              Warrant Arrest

Description:       Officer Ryan Schwartz arrested Michael Sette, 27 of West Orange, N.J. for an outstanding traffic warrant on Belleville Ave.  He was transported to headquarters for processing and later released on bail.


Date/Time:         2/16/2013 @ 2:54 PM

Incident:              Possession of Narcotics Arrest

Description:       Officer Joseph Uliano arrested Kenneth Clay, 48 of Bloomfield, N.J. on Ridgewood Ave. for possession of Marijuana and possession of Cocaine.  Mr. Clay was transported to headquarters for processing and held on bail.  It was determined that Mr. Clay had 28 grams of cocaine and just under 50 grams of Marijuana which was seized.  Mr. Clay was charged with possession of Marijuana, Possession of cocaine, and possession of CDS for distribution.  He was released on bail.


Date/Time:         2/17/2013 @ 1:05 AM

Incident:              Defiant Trespass and Resisting Arrest

Description:       Sgt. Timothy Faranda and Officer Ryan Schwartz arrested Bryan Colbert, 31 of east Orange, N.J. on Ridgewood Ave.  Sgt. Faranda observed the suspect coming off the property of a Ridgewood Ave. home and as Sgt. Faranda approached to investigate the suspect ran through the yards to elude the officer.  He was apprehended on Reynolds Road with the assistance of Officer Schwartz.  Mr. Colbert was transported to headquarters for processing and later released.


Date/Time:         2/17/2013 @ 10:11 PM

Incident:              Driving While Intoxicated Arrest

Description:       Officer Bryan Hackett arrested Mayra Encarnacion, 54 of Newark, N.J. for driving while intoxicated on Ridgewood Ave.  Ms. Encarnacion was transported to headquarters for processing and refused to submit a breath sample.  She was charged and later released.

Date/Time:         2/20/2013 @ 1205

Incident:              Simple Assault, False Imprisonment and Harassment Arrest

Description:       On 2/13/2013 @ 7:48 PM Officer Anthony Rivera was dispatched to 310 Bay Ave.  to take a report of a simple assault/harassment.  The victim reported that there have been problems with a supervisor and on this date he grabbed the victims forearm.  The matter was turned over to the detective bureau for further investigation.  Det. Daniel Manley investigated the victim’s allegations of the simple assault and harassment.

2/20/2013 @ 12:05 PM as a result of the investigation Detective Daniel Manley arrested Glen Johnstone, 40 of Edison, N.J. for simple assault, false imprisonment, and harassment.  Mr. Johnstone was transported to headquarters for processing, charged and released. 


Date/Time:         2/22/2013 @ 11:40 AM

Incident:              Shoplifting

Description:       Officer Joseph Uliano was dispatched to 710 Bloomfield Ave. on a reported shoplifting.  The store manager reported that a white male, wearing a brown hooded sweatshirt. Black pants, and black sneakers entered the store and removed a $65.00 bottle of alcohol.  The suspect then fled east on Bloomfield Ave.   Anyone with information can contact Det. Daniel Manley @ 973-748-5400 X119.

During this week the Glen Ridge Police Department investigated (3) motor vehicle accidents which resulted in no injuries.

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