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November

On 11/24/2020 at 10:38 am, patrol received a walk-in report of Harassment. The victim, a Dunellen resident, reported receiving a series of harassing phone calls. Ptlm. Michael Lowder investigated.

On 11/23/2020 at 5:33 pm, patrol responded to Family Dollar on North Ave for the report of Shoplifting. Staff relayed that a male had entered the store and began concealing several bottles of shampoo valued at $36. When confronted by staff he threatened them physical harm and then fled on foot with the stolen items. Ptlm. Michael Lowder investigated.

On 11/18/2020 at 4:08 pm, patrol responded to the 300 blk of Dunellen Ave for the report of a Burglary to a Motor Vehicle. The victim reported that their two unlocked vehicles had been entered the prior night and about $50 in change along with a pocket knife was missing from the two vehicles. Ptlm. Patrick Barry investigated.

On 11/18/2020 at 7:37 am, patrol responded to the 200 blk of New Market Rd. for the report of Criminal Mischief. The victim(s) reported that three vehicles in their driveway had all of the tires slashed overnight. They believed they knew who the suspect was and that this was not a random attack. Ptlm. Michael Lowder investigated.

On 11/17/2020 at 11:41 pm, Andy Zuniga-Perez, 22, of Plainfield, was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Refusal to Submit Breath Samples following a motor vehicle stop on Bound Brook Rd. Mr. Zuniga-Perez was brought to Dunellen HQ for processing where he refused to provide breath samples. He was later turned over to a sober family member. Ptlm. Keith Irons investigated.

On 11/16/2020 at 6:25 pm, patrol responded to the 200 blk of Columbia St. for the report Terroristic Threats. The victim reported receiving several threatening Instagram messages. Ptlm. Joseph Green investigated.

On 11/14/2020 at 4:46 pm, patrol responded to the 200 blk of New Market Rd. for the report of Simple Assault. Both parties were explained the procedure for signing complaints with the court. Ptlm. James Daniel investigated.

On 11/12/2020 at 5:06 pm, patrol responded to the 600 blk of North Ave Ext for the report of Theft. The victim reported that her delivery of groceries was stolen from her front porch. Ptlm. Joseph Green investigated.

On 11/11/2020 at 10:06 pm, Darrell Counts, 52, of Highland Park was arrested for Contempt of Court following a motor vehicle stop on the 200 blk of North Ave. Mr. Counts was found to have a warrant in the amount of $1,993 out of the Union County Sheriff's Office. He was brought to Dunellen HQ for processing and later released after receiving a new court date. Ptlm. Joseph Green investigated.

On 11/8/2020 at 1:26 am, Rafael Ramos-Chavez, 28, of Plainfield was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop on South Washington Ave. Mr. Ramos-Chavez was brought to Dunellen HQ for processing and later released to a sober family member. Ptlm. Nicholas Goldman investigated.

On 11/7/2020 at 11:42 pm, Carlos Cruz-Lainez, 24, of Plainfield was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop on North Ave. Mr. Cruz-Lainez was brought to Dunellen HQ for processing and later released to a sober family member. Ptlm. Keith Irons investigated.

On 11/7/2020, Tehuti Brown, 36, of Piscataway was charged with Theft of Mislaid Property following investigation into a Wallet Theft at Eight on the Break on 10/29/2020. Mr. Brown was observed on surveillance footage taking the wallet after it fell out of the victim's pocket. He was mailed a court appearance notice. Ptlm. Keith Irons investigated.

On 11/3/2020 at 11:29 pm, patrol responded to South Washington Ave near Orange St. for the report of a passenger in a motor vehicle who had overdosed on Heroin. Patrol found the victim, an 18 year old male resident of South Plainfield, unconscious and not breathing. Sgt. Delbuono, Ptlm. Goldman, Ptlm. Irons, and Ptlm. Green administered Narcan Naloxone and performed several rounds of CPR before the victim regained consciousness. Care was transferred to the Dunellen Rescue Squad and ALS for transport to the hospital. Several folds of Heroin and Hypodermic Needles were secured at the scene. Ptlm. Joseph Green investigated.

On 11/1/2020 at 6:15 pm, Henry Pernini, 68, of Dunellen was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated after patrol was called to a vehicle which had driven onto the sidewalk on the 400 blk of Dunellen Ave with the operator asleep behind the wheel. Mr. Pernini was transported to RWJ New Brunswick for processing and released to the care of medical staff. Ptlm. Michael Lowder investigated.

On 11/1/2020 at 3:33 pm, Almamy Conte, 54, of Plainfield was arrested for Contempt of Court following a motor vehicle stop. Mr. Conte was found to have warrants out of East Orange and Union Twp. totaling $750. He was brought to Dunellen HQ for processing and later released with new court dates. Ptlm. Michael Lowder investigated.
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