Current Police Blotter

On 01/02/2020 at 1006 AM Officer made a M.V. stop at Terrill Rd. and East Second St. for a M.V. violation. While speaking with the driver the Officer observed a grinder in the center console. When the Officer retrieved it the grinder had some green vegetation inside which appeared to be marijuana. The driver was arrested, processed and charged with possession and released pending a court hearing. He also had an active warrant out of Mountainside which he was also released by the Mountainside Municipal Court. Defendant is a Jhon Sotomayor-Llanos 28 year old male from Newark.

 

On 01/03/2020 @ 2:10 PM Officer made a M.V. stop at Terrill RD. and East Front Street for a M.V. violation. A check of the passenger shows an active warrant out of Roselle and Newark. The passenger was arrested, processed and during a search the Officer located a small packet in his wallet which contained a white powder appearing to be heroin. The passenger was charged with possession and released pending his court hearing. He was also released on Roselle and Newark warrants by the courts. Defendant is a Darnell Dixon

55 year old male from Roselle Park.

 

On 01/08/2020 at 10:15 AM Officer made a M.V. stop at LaGrande Ave. And First Street for a M.V. violation. A check of the driver shows an active warrant out of Perth Amboy. The driver was arrested, processed, posted bail and released. The defendant is a Jose Rodriguez 65 year old male from Elizabeth.

 

On 01/09/20202 @ 1:00 PM Officer made a M.V. stop at Terrill Rd. & George St. for a M.V. violation. A check of the driver shows an active warrant out of Union County Sheriff's Office. The driver was arrested, processed and turned over to Union County Sheriff's Office. Defendant is a Miguel Foster

33 year old male from Vauxhall.

 

On 01/09/2020 @ 8:52 PM a resident in the 100 block of Second Street reported an armed robbery which near his home. The victim stated he was followed home from the local Wells Fargo ATM by a white Jeep Cherokee and was approached by a man who asked for directions. A struggle ensued and the victim was struck with the end of a handgun by a second man. The victim described one of the men as being a black male, 25-30 years old, 5'9" - 5'10" with facial hair. If anyone has any information regarding the incident, please contact Lieutenant Chin at 908-322-5000 ext 506.

 

On 01/10/2020 @ 10:00 AM Officer made a M.V. stop at South Ave. and Third Street for a M.V. Violation A check of the driver shows an active warrant out of Fanwood. The driver was arrested, processed and released by the Fanwood Municipal Court. Defendant is a Elizabeth Guzman 51 year old female from Orange.

 

On 01/11/20202 @ 11:30 AM Officer made a M.V. stop at Terrill Rd. & North Ave. for a M.V. violation. A check of the driver shows an active warrant out of Springfield and Wayne. The driver was arrested, processed and released by Springfield and Wayne Municipal Courts. Defendant is a Ronald Forson 30 year old male from Prospect Park.

 

On 01/11/2020 @ 8:30 PM Officer made a M.V. stop at Paterson Rd. & Terrill Rd. for a M.V. violation. A check of the driver shows an active warrant out of Plainfield, Carneys Point, Woolwich, Union and Jersey City. The driver was arrested, processed and turned over to Plainfield P.D. Defendant is a Ruben Alvarado Jr. 34 year old male from Plainfield.

 

 

Fanwood Police Department is required by the Rule of Court to include herein a statement explaining that the charges are merely an accusation and that the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.