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September

On 9/28/2017 at 320 pm. patrol responded to Family Dollar on North Ave for the report of a shoplifting. This incident remains open pending review of surveillance footage. Ptlm. Jonathan DeAngelo investigated.

On 9/27/2017 at 5:18 pm, a Dunellen resident responded to police headquarters to report that their bicycle had been stolen from outside of the Dunellen Train Station where it had been locked to the pay phone. The serial number of the bicycle was entered into the database as stolen. Ptlm. Jonathan DeAngelo investigated.

On 9/25/2017 at 2:05 am, a resident of the 600 blk of Grove St. reported that there was a burglary to a motor vehicle in progress. The individuals fled prior to police arrival and could not be located. No items of value were taken. Ptlm. James Daniel investigated.

On 9/24/2017 at 5:47 pm, patrol responded to the 300 blk of North Ave for the report of a burglary to a motor vehicle. The victim reported that they had left a window partially open and that an unknown actor had accessed the car, rummaged the contents, and removed items totaling $250. This incident remains under investigation by Det. Joe Dudley.

On 9/23/2017 at 1:36 am, Jose Gomez, 59, of Dunellen was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated after patrol observed him asleep behind the wheel on Schwartz Place and surrounded by multiple open containers of alcohol. He was brought to Dunellen HQ for processing and later released to a sober family member. Ptlm. Marcin Nierodzik investigated.

On 9/22/2017 at 9:45 pm, patrol responded to the 400 blk of Mountainview Terrace for the report of a burglary to a motor vehicle. Investigation revealed that an unknown actor had entered the unlocked vehicle and removed several items of value, including a credit card which was used shortly thereafter at a local business. This incident remains under investigation by Det. Joe Dudley.

On 9/21/2017 at 11:35 pm, Xavier Soto, 21, of Plainfield was arrested for Contempt of Court following a motor vehicle stop for speeding on South Washington Ave. Mr. Soto was found to have warrants for his arrest out of Lodi and Bloomfield. He was brought to Dunellen HQ for processing and later released after receiving new court dates. Ptlm. Nicholas Goldman investigated.

On 9/20/2017 at 5:53 pm, patrol responded to Family Dollar on North Ave for the report of Shoplifting. Patrol identified 2 juveniles whom had 38 stolen items in their possession. The juveniles were turned over to a parent and a complaint was filed with the court. Ptlm. Lovell investigated.

On 9/18/2017 at 7:49 am, patrol responded to McCoy Park and took a report concerning several acts of vandalism. Sgt. Christopher Beenders investigated.

On 9/16/2017 at 10:41 pm, patrol took a report of an assault which occurred sometime during the previous night. This case remains under investigation by Det. Brian O'Neill.

On 9/17/2017 at 5:29 pm, Hasheen Sanders, 38, of Phillipsburg was arrested for Contempt of Court at the Dunellen Train Station. Mr. Sanders was found to have warrants for his arrest out of Phillipsburg, Pohatcong, and East Newark. He was brought to Dunellen HQ for processing and later turned over to Clinton Twp PD in regards to a separate investigation. Ptlm. Christopher Lovell investigated.

On 9/14/2017 at 9:42 pm, patrol responded to the 100 blk of North Ave for the report of an unresponsive 65 year old male. Arriving officers observed signs of a heroin overdose and administered Narcan Naloxone. The patient was turned over to EMS for further care and transported to the hospital. Ptlm. Marcin Nierodzik and Sgt. John Doherty responded.

On 9/13/2017 at 12:59 pm, patrol took a walk in report of check fraud. This incident remains under investigation. Ptlm. Jonathan DeAngelo investigated.

On 9/12/2017 at 5:04 pm, patrol responded to an apartment on the 500 blk of North Ave for the report of an unresponsive male. Patrol observed the 50 year old male exhibiting signs of a heroin overdose and administered Narcan Naloxone. With the application of the Naloxone and CPR the male successfully regained consciousness and was transported to the hospital. Sgt. Chin, Ptlm. Lovell, and Ptlm. Robbins responded.

On 9/11/2017 at 8:08 pm, patrol responded to the 300 blk of First St. for the report of Criminal Mischief to a vehicle. The victim reported that an unknown person had slashed one of the tires to their vehicle sometime over the previous week. Ptlm. Nicholas Goldman investigated.

On 9/10/2017 at 4:49 pm, patrol responded to the 600 blk of Second St. for the report of Criminal Mischief. The victim reported that an unknown person had broken the rear window to their parked BMW. Ptlm. Jonathan DeAngelo investigated.

On 9/7/2017 at 8:36 pm, patrol responded to the 300 blk of Walnut St. for a bicycle which had been discarded on the caller's property. The item was photographed and secured. Ptlm. Nicholas Goldman investigated.

On 9/7/2017 at 12:55 pm, Yulia Panella, 23, of Dunellen was arrested and charged with Possession of Heroin and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2 counts) following investigation into a report of drug use on the 500 blk of Fourth St. Ms. Panella was brought to Dunellen HQ for processing and later released with a court date. Ptlm. Nicholas Goldman investigated.

On 9/6/2017 at 9:12 pm, Richard Valentin, 54, of Dunellen was arrested for Contempt of Court and Criminal Mischief following investigation to an incident on the 500 blk of Dunellen Ave. Mr. Valentin was found to have the following warrants: $500 Dunellen, $1,438 Piscataway, and $53,542 Middlesex County Sheriff's Office. He was brought to Dunellen HQ for processing and later turned over to the Middlesex County Sheriff's Office. Ptlm. Nicholas Goldman investigated.

On 9/4/2017 at 11:00 pm, patrol responded to the 500 blk of Grove St. for the report of an assault. The victim reported that earlier in the evening an assault between neighbors had taken place following an argument over the theft of $20. A report was taken and the victim was advised of complaint procedures through the court. Ptlm. James Daniel investigated.

On 9/2/2017 at 10:09 am, patrol responded to the 700 blk of Dunellen Ave for the report of criminal mischief. The victim wished to report that a neighbor had driven their vehicle on the lawn causing ruts to appear. The complaining party did not wish to file a criminal complaint with the court. Sgt. Prescott Chin investigated.

On 9/2/2017 at 1:23 am, Shawn Green, 43, of Dunellen was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Refusal to Provide Breath Samples following a motor vehicle accident on the 500 blk of Walnut St in which a parked vehicle and tree were struck. Mr. Green was brought to Dunellen HQ for processing and later released to a sober family member. Ptlm. Brian Robbins investigated.

On 9/1/2017 at 2:58 pm, patrol responded to the 700 blk of Third St for the report of a bicycle theft. The victim reported that their bicycle had been stolen from their driveway and that another bicycle had been left in its place. Ptlm. Christopher Lovell investigated.

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