Verona Police Blotter: October 14-21, 2016


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MyVeronaNJ-Police-SlideOctober 14, 2016

1:53 PM Officer Erin McGarrity responded along with the Verona Rescue Squad to a report of a person who fell on Lanning Road. After treatment for a shoulder and leg injury, the victim was transported to Mountainside Hospital.

October 15, 2016

10:51 AM Officer William Frazee conducted a motor vehicle stop on Bloomfield Ave for an observed violation. Upon speaking with the operator, an odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected. The operator was asked to step from the vehicle and preform field sobriety tests. After the tests, the operator, James Quinn of Verona, was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters. After processing, Quinn was released with a pending court date.

October 16, 2016

5:07 PM Officer Chris Scheper took a report of a fraud from a W. Lincoln Street resident. The resident reported that he found several unauthorized charges on his credit card. He reported the charges occurred after he lost his wallet which contained the credit card. The resident was in contact with his bank to close the account. He was provided with identity theft information.

October 17, 2016

12:08 AM Officer Robert Juliano arrested James Tonko of Verona on outstanding warrants from the Union and Verona Municipal Courts. After processing, Tonko was turned over to the Union Police Department.

2:56 PM Officer Thomas Conroy responded along with the Verona Rescue Squad to a report of a male who fell on Fairview Avenue. After treatment at the scene, the rescue squad transported the victim to St. Barnabas Medical Center.

3:51 PM While on patrol, Officers Thomas Conroy and Michael Barone were flagged down by an employee of a Claremont Avenue business who reported a shoplifter had just left his store. After a brief search of the area, the officers were able to locate the subject. Troy Johnson of Irvington was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters for processing. After procession, Johnson was turned over to the Irvington Police Department for an outstanding warrant from their municipal court.

5:27 PM Officer Stephanie Colon took a report of a burglary to a motor vehicle from a Woodland Avenue resident. The resident reported that over the past few hours, his vehicle was entered and the contents of the center console were rifled through. Reported missing at this time is a small amount of cash.

7:44 PM Officer Stephanie Colon took a report of a lost driver’s license from a West Orange resident. He was advised to contact the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission to obtain a duplicate license.

8:45 PM Officer Steve Young took a report of a disorderly person on a bus. After Officers spoke to both the bus driver and the passenger, the passenger left the area and the bus continued on it route.

11:21 PM Officer Robert Juliano took a report of a burglary to a motor vehicle from an Orchard Street resident. A neighbor observed a black male enter the vehicle and then proceed to walk west on Orchard Street. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the male.

October 19, 2016

6:28 PM Officer Giovani DeSomma took a report of found property from a Harrison Street resident. The resident reported finding a pair of binoculars in his yard. The item was logged into property.

Any individual named in these reports is presumed innocent until a decision is rendered by the courts. 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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