This week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:
Date/Time: 5/24/2016 @ 3:00 PM
Description: Officer Oliva responded to Bay Avenue where he met with the victim. The victim advised that a neighbor had located several packages at the corner of Bay and Essex Avenues, the packages had been opened and removed of the contents. This matter is currently under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Michael Medico at 973-748-5400 x 120
Date/Time: 5/24/2016 @ 3:30PM
Description: Officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Bloomfield Avenue for a theft which had just occurred. The victim advised that a male had stolen currency from her and then fled towards Bloomfield Avenue. The male party was located and admitted to taking the currency. Mr. Giuseppe Forte, 69 years of age, of Glen Ridge was placed under arrest, transported to headquarters, charged and subsequently released. This matter has been referred to the Glen Ridge Municipal Court.
Date/Time: 5/22/2016 @ 6:30 PM
Incident: Trespassing & Criminal Mischief
Description: Officers responded to the 100 block of Snowden place on a report of a male trespassing on the railroad tracks and spray painting a fence. The male, Mr. Caleb DeSmith, was located, placed under arrest and charged with trespassing and criminal mischief. This matter has been referred to the Glen Ridge Municipal Court.
Date/Time: 5/21/2016 @ 10:56 PM
Incident: Hindering Apprehension
Description: Det. Ryan Schwartz observed a motor vehicle infraction on Linden Avenue. Upon investigation, the driver, Mr. George Deloach, 42 of Newark, was placed under arrest for providing false information to Officers and for obstructing a police investigation. This matter has been turned over to the Glen Ridge Municipal Court.
Date/Time: 5/20/2016 @ 12:00 PM
Description: Officer Oliva responded to Snowden Avenue. Upon arrival, the victim advised that an unknown person had forced entry to their residence and stolen several items. This matter is currently under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115
Date/Time: 5/20/2016 @ 6:40 PM
Incident: Borough Ordinance Violation/Warrant Arrest
Description: Officer Wilk responded to the 100 block of Forest Avenue for a report of a suspicious party canvassing the neighborhood. Upon arriving, the party was located and determined to have active warrants for his arrest. Mr. Malquance Jackson, 22 years of age of Riverdale, GA, was placed under arrest for the active warrants and issued a Borough Ordinance Summons for canvassing without a permit. This matter has been referred to the Glen Ridge Municipal Court.
Date/Time: 5/26/2016 @ 4:30 PM
Incident: Theft Arrest
Description: Detective Michael Medico completed an investigation into a theft which was reported in March at a local medical center. As a result of this investigation, Ms. Rachel Bravo, 40 years old of Union City, was arrested and charged with theft. This matter has been referred to the Essex County Prosecutors Office.