This week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:
Date/Time: 6/8/2016 @ 12:15 PM
Description: Officer Wilk responded to High Street for a report of a fraud. The resident reported that he received notice from a cellular phone company requesting he return a device which was replaced. The resident advised that he did not request a new device. 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: 6/7/2016 @ 3:50 PM
Description: Officers responded to the 100 block of Carteret Street for a Burglary. Upon arrival, Officers were advised that the resident came home and observed a Black or Hispanic male in the basement. The unidentified male who was wearing a green shirt then fled north on Hawthorne Avenue and was later observed on Maolis Avenue. 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: 6/6/2016 @ 3:30 PM
Incident: Suspicious Condition
Description: Officer Salerno responded to the 100 block of Forest Avenue for a suspicious phone call. The resident advised that the IRS had called and requested payment for back taxes, the call was disconnected and no information provided. All residents are reminded that the IRS will never contact a person by phone.
Date/Time: 6/4/2016 @ 9:50 PM
Incident: Possession of CDS
Description: Officer Wilk observed a party traveling on Bloomfield Avenue on a bicycle against the flow of traffic. While speaking with Mr. Nicolas Miller, 27, of East Orange it was determined that he was in possession of several controlled dangerous substances. Mr. Miller was arrested, transported to police headquarters, processed and later released without incident. The matter has been turned over to the Essex County Superior Court.
During this week the Glen Ridge Police Department investigated (9) motor vehicle accidents.