Verona Police Blotter: Mar. 11-18

By on March 21, 2016

MyVeronaNJ-Police-SlideMarch 11, 2016

1:53 PM Verona Police Officer Ed Ruff took a report of property damage from a Linden Avenue resident. The resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown person placed mulch in the front seat area of his vehicle.

2:24 PM Officer Anthony Condorelli took a report of a fraud from a Hillside Avenue resident. The resident reported that there was two unauthorized transactions on his bank account. The resident has been in contact with his bank.

2:48 PM Officer Chris Scheper took a report of Property damage from a Mt. Prospect Avenue resident. The resident reported that a neighbor cut a tree that fell into her yard causing damage to a fence. The neighbor was advised to contact his insurance company. The value of the damage is unknown at this time.

4:32 PM Officer Jordan Descafano took a report of a simple assault from a Park Avenue resident. The resident reported that while stopped at a traffic light on Pompton Avenue, the operator of the car next to him began yelling at him. When the resident lowered his window to talk to him, the operator of the vehicle threw a red liquid onto his car and into the front passenger seat. The vehicle then left the area. The resident was able to follow him and obtain the license plate. The resident was advised of complaint procedures.

March 12, 2016

5:14 PM Lt. Chris Kiernan took a report of a lost license plate from a Bloomfield Avenue resident. The resident reported that he noticed the front license plate missing from his vehicle. He was advised to turn the missing plate to the Motor Vehicle Commission and to provide the police with a copy of the receipt so the plate could be entered into the NCIC system.

March 13, 2016

2:57 PM Officer Chris Scheper took a report of identity theft from a Forest Avenue resident. The resident reported that he was contacted by a Verizon representative from a store in Virginia who advised him that a male had come into the store attempting to change the account and add a new line. When the store employee advised the male that they would need to perform a security check by sending a text message to the phone, the male exited the store stating that the phone was in the car. The male never returned. The resident was provided with identity theft information.

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March 14, 2016

11:48 AM Officer Anthony Condorelli took a report of lost property from an Elmwood Road resident. The resident reported that she lost her NJ Driver’s license sometime during the past month.

2:02 PM Officer Brendan Huber took a report of lost property from a Claridge Drive resident. The resident reported several pieces of jewelry missing from her apartment.

5:48 PM Officer Chris Scheper conducted a motor vehicle stop on Pompton Avenue after a check of the vehicle registration showed that it was suspended. After confirming the suspension through headquarters, the vehicle was impounded and towed from the scene.

March 15, 2016

10:28 AM Officer Brendan Huber took a report of identity theft from a Durrell Street resident. The resident reported that she had lost her debit card and reported it to the bank who advised that they would freeze the account. When she received her statement, she noticed numerous transactions on the account. She has been in contact with her bank regarding these transactions.

9:09 PM Officer Steve Young conducted a motor vehicle stop on West Lincoln Street after an observed violation. The operator was only able to provide the officer with an expired drivers license. He was unable to produce any registration or insurance paperwork for the vehicle. The vehicle was impounded and towed from the scene.

March 16, 2016

3:21 PM Officer Chris Scheper conducted a motor vehicle stop after a check of the registration showed that it was suspended. Upon speaking with the driver and confirming her identity, it was determined that her driver’s license was also suspended. The vehicle was impounded and towed from the scene.

3:38 PM Officer Steve Young responded along with the Verona Rescue Squad to a report of a person who fell on Bloomfield Avenue. The victim was treated for arm and facial injuries. After treatment by the rescue squad, she was transported to Mountainside Hospital.

4:10 PM Officer Jordan Descafano responded to a report of a dispute at a Bloomfield Avenue business. The customer stated that he was upset that no one was assisting him and that he went to the manager’s office and pushed the door open. The manager reported that he was on the phone and he attempted to push the door closed while telling the customer he would help him when he was off the phone. The manager requested that the customer leave the premises and not return.

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4:45 PM Officer Chris Scheper took a report of harassment from a Montclair resident. The resident reported that she had a verbal dispute with two individuals while walking her dogs on Linn Drive. The resident reported that she walked into the woods to remove herself from the area of the dispute. She was advised of complaint procedures.

March 17, 2016

2:37 AM Officer Robert Maguire conducted a motor vehicle stop on Bloomfield Avenue after a check of the registration showed that it was suspended. Upon checking the operator’s credentials, it was also determined that his license was suspended. The vehicle was impounded and towed from the scene.

2:51 PM Officer Chris Scheper took a report of a dispute from a Bloomfield Avenue business owner. The owner reported that he had hired a company to do work in his business several months ago. The company has not completed the work and has been avoiding calls from the business owner. The officer contacted the company owner in an attempt to resolve the dispute. All parties were advised of complaint procedures.

5:35 PM Sgt. Dave Wardrope took a report of a found wallet from a Verona Place resident. The officer was able to locate the owner of the wallet and it was returned.

Any individual named in these reports is presumed innocent until a decision is rendered by the courts. MyVeronaNJ.com updates police blotter reports with the disposition of the case upon request and with submission of documentary proof. We do not remove stories or delete names based on an expungement.

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