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August

On 8/16/2017 at 2:05 am, Chathuran Kariyawasam-Idipa, 28, of Piscataway was arrested for Contempt of Court following a motor vehicle stop on South Washington Ave. Investigation revealed several warrants for Mr. Kariyawasam-Idipa's arrest out of South Plainfield. He was brought to Dunellen HQ for processing and released after posting bail. Ptlm. Nicholas Goldman investigated.

On 8/14/2017 at 10:38 pm, Raymond Meehan, 51, of Piscataway was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct after officers were called to Quick Chek on North Ave for an intoxicated person harassing customers. Mr. Meehan became combative and was placed under arrest. He was then transported to Somerset Medical Center due to a high level of intoxication and subsequently released with a court date. Ptlm. Christopher Lovell investigated.

On 8/12/2017 at 10:25 pm, patrol responded to a burglary alarm on the 700 blk of Walnut St. Witnesses observed three black males exiting the area and running to a nearby vehicle before fleeing the area towards Piscataway. The rear door to the home had been forced open and items ransacked. This case has been forwarded to Det. Dudley for further investigation.

On 8/12/2017 at 11:09 am, patrol took a report of a stolen license plate. The victim, a resident of the 200 blk of Third St. reported that the license plate to their trailer which had been parked on the roadway was stolen. A report was taken and the license plate was entered as stolen. Ptlm. Jonathan DeAngelo investigated.

On 8/10/2017 at 3:49 pm, Walter Martinez, 19, of Plainfield was arrested and charged with (2 counts) of Theft and Possession of Marijuana Under 50g following investigation into a bicycle theft in progress. Additionally, a 17 year old juvenile was arrested and charged with Theft as well as Possession of an Imitation Firearm. A third juvenile fled and has pending theft charges out of this jurisdiction. Additionally, Mr. Martinez was found to have an active warrant for his arrest out of East Brunswick. He was brought to Dunellen HQ for processing and later released after receiving court dates. Ptlm. Christopher Lovell investigated.

On 8/10/2017 at 12:49 pm, patrol took a Criminal Mischief report from a resident of the 300 blk of Orange St. The victim reported that an unknown person had poured soup over their vehicle and placed several rocks into the gas tank and inside of the gas cap. Ptlm. Brian Robbins investigated. 

On 8/10/2017 at 7:31 am, Donna Jones, 50, of Dunellen was arrested and charged with Arson (3rd deg) following patrol response to the 200 blk of Front St for the report of an individual setting fire to a garage. Ms. Jones was issued a court date and released to medical staff for an evaluation. Ptlm. Christopher Lovell investigated.

On 8/7/2017 at 9:20 pm, patrol responded to Quick Chek on North Ave for the report of a stolen bicycle. This incident was captured on surveillance footage and remains under investigation by the Detective Bureau. Ptlm. Marcin Nierodzik investigated.

On 8/5/2017 at 10:47 pm, Airamist Darby, 29, of Piscataway was arrested and charged with Hindering Apprehension after providing officers with a false name and date of birth on a motor vehicle stop in order to conceal a suspended driver's license. Ms. Darby was brought to Dunellen HQ for processing and later released with a court date. Ptlm. Nicholas Pepe investigated.

On 8/1/2017 at 11:38 am, Interbel Service Corporation on South Washington Ave reported the theft of four motorcycles from their property. This incident remains under investigation by the Detective Bureau. Ptlm. Christopher Lovell investigated.

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