On Dec. 4 at 1:57 a.m., Officer Kevin Matos was patrolling Fish Home Highway close to Route 7 and stumbled on a Ford Fusion stopped and idling within the roadway going through oncoming visitors. When the officer shined his flashlight into the Ford, he noticed its driver slumped over the middle console, apparently unconscious.
After a lot issue rousing the motive force, Officer Matos opened the motive force’s door and finally woke him, however not for lengthy. A number of occasions, driver Shaheed E. Shannon, 22, of Irvington, reportedly was woke up, slurred a mumbled garble after which went again to sleep.
Officer Matos lastly received Shannon to his ft, the place he reportedly swayed closely. The officer smelled alcohol on his breath and noticed an empty airplane bottle of vodka on the entrance passenger seat. He arrested Shannon and introduced him to the police station for breath testing. After testing, Officer Matos charged Shannon with DWI, reckless driving, leaving a automobile standing in a roadway, open container of alcohol in a automobile, delaying visitors and failure to maintain proper.
At about 4:45 a.m., whereas Officer Matos was finishing John’s Regulation (launch) paperwork with an individual Shannon summoned to select him up, Shannon allegedly lowered his denims to the ground, unfold his legs towards Capt. Dave Feldhan and commenced manipulating his genitals by a gap in his lengthy johns. It reportedly took a number of pleas from the officers for Shannon to place himself away. Finally he did and was launched — with an extra summons for lewdness.
On Dec. 2 at 8:36 p.m., Officer Bryan San Martin was dispatched to the ten Spot retailer on Passaic Avenue for a shoplifting grievance. Retailer staff reported Imoni E. Gilmore, 25, of East Orange, hid $106.96 price of shoes, denims and sweaters in a big purse and tried to depart the shop with out paying. The shop supervisor, a 40-year-old Newark lady, confronted Gilmore on the exit when anti-shoplifting alarms sounded.
When confronted, Gilmore reportedly pushed the shop supervisor resulting in a brawl.
In the course of the combat, a second retailer worker, a 20-year-old Newark lady, noticed a pair of stolen retailer pants protruding from Gilmore’s bag and snatched them again. Gilmore allegedly responded by punching the girl within the face, inflicting a bloody mess.
Gilmore left earlier than police had been referred to as.
Det. Jordenson Jean and Officer San Martin took the shop staff to the police station for additional investigation. Whereas there, they had been notified Gilmore returned to the shop. San Martin and several other officers went to the ten Spot and arrested her.
They charged Gilmore with theft, shoplifting and easy assault and positioned her into the Hudson County Jail in South Kearny.
On the morning of Dec. 3, Det. Jonathan Dowie, Sgt. Neil Nelson and Officer Ryan Brady assisted detectives from the New Jersey Division of Legal Justice (DCJ) in executing a search warrant at a Devon Terrace dwelling.
After executing the warrant, detectives arrested Adam J. Motichka, 30, of Kearny, based mostly on data developed within the DCJ investigation. Motichka was charged with endangering the welfare of a kid, third diploma (N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4b(5)(b)); and endangering the welfare of a kid, second diploma (N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4b(5)(a)(i)).
On Dec. 4 at 9:28 a.m., Officers Anthony Nunez, Harold Azurdia, Sean Podolski, and Lt. Brian Correctly had been summoned to a non-public dwelling the place a 30-year-old lady instructed them that she allowed Luis G. Alonso, 30 of Kearny, to crash at her place for just a few days, however she wished him out. The lady verbalized a number of felony allegations however refused to pursue them formally.
Whereas investigating, the officers realized that Alonso was topic to an excellent Kearny arrest warrant for contempt stemming from an unrelated incident in November. Officer arrested Alonso on the scene with out incident. They later transferred him to the county jail in South Kearny.
On Dec. 6 at 12:57 a.m., Officer Matos was observing visitors close to the Belleville Turnpike and Elm Avenue the place he heard the growl of an accelerating engine coming down the Pike. He watched as a black Honda Civic handed him at a excessive velocity, so the officer adopted the Civic east on the Pike, pacing him at 50 mph. in a 30 mph. zone.
He pulled over the Civic close to Barczewski Avenue.
Driver Steven M. Morales, 30, of Jersey Metropolis, handed Officer Matos a state identification card as an alternative of a driver’s license. His license was later discovered to have been suspended. Dispatch suggested the officer that the non permanent registration tag on Morales’s Honda was related to a Tesla registered out of Lyndhurst.
Lyndhurst police assisted by discovering that Tesla and confirming that it nonetheless had its professional non permanent tag displayed on it.
Officer Matos arrested Morales on costs of driving with a suspended license, fictitious plates, unregistered automobile and careless driving.
Morales was later launched.
On Dec. 7 at 9:04 p.m., Officers Anthony Oliveira, Nick Funk and Sgt. Ben Wuelfing had been dispatched to a non-public dwelling on a home dispute. There, they realized a married couple received into an argument over the husband’s disciplinary philosophy with their daughter, who reportedly was being disobedient.
In the course of the argument, the spouse allegedly struck the husband within the face with a soda can, inflicting a bloody reduce close to the husband’s eye. The husband then allegedly spit on the spouse. Officers arrested the 39-year-old spouse for easy assault beneath home violence legal guidelines. She was charged on a summons and later launched.