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South Orange Crime Blotter
2/14/2015 to 2/28/2015

2/27/2015
Criminal mischief
A Halsey Pl. resident stated that sometime between 7:30am and 8:30am on 2-25-15 an unknown actor was observed to be ripping down a leader from the front of his dwelling. The victim stated that he received a phone call from a neighbor while he was not home stating that she observed the incident however decided to contact him rather then the police department. The witness/neighbor informed the victim that the actor was a black male and was observed to be wearing a long puffy brown coat. The actor may have fled the scene on a bicycle carrying a red bag on his back as no vehicle was observed in the area during the incident.

DWI/arrest
Javier Villanueva, a 30 year old Newark resident was arrested on 2-27-15 at approximately 2:00am after an officer on routine patrol observed the subject operating a vehicle at a high rate of speed and traveling through a red light. The subject was stopped by the officer on Ward Pl. for committing the violations and during same it was determined that the subject had been under the influence while operating the motor vehicle. The subject was arrested at the scene without incident, transported to police headquarters and processed accordingly.

2/26/2015
Theft of food
The manager of a restaurant located on South Orange Ave. stated that on 2-23-15 at approximately 11:30pm an actor described as being a white male and was observed to be wearing a black puffy jacket ordered food and then fled the establishment after consuming same.

Theft of vehicle
A Wyoming Ave. resident stated that at approximately 7:20am on 2-25-15 his vehicle (2012 Jaguar) was left running in his driveway when an unknown actor(s) had removed same and fled the scene. The vehicle was recovered a short time later in the city of Newark. The Detective Bureau is investigating the incident.

2/23/2015
Obstruction arrest
Javier Campiglia, a 23 year old West Orange resident was arrested on 2-20-15 at approximately 1:40am after officers responded to the area of South Orange Ave. and Sloan St. on a disturbance. Upon arrival officers discovered the subject to be acting in a disorderly manner and failing to submit to the officers lawful commands to comply and cease. The subject was arrested at the scene, transported to police headquarters and processed accordingly.

CDS arrests
David Jones Jr. along with Mikenson Flezinord both 19 years of age were arrested on 2-19-15 at approximately 2:00am after an officer on routine patrol discovered that the subjects were in possession of CDS (marijuana) while they sat in a car parked on So. Stanley Rd. Both subjects were arrested at the scene without incident, transported to police headquarters and processed accordingly.

Criminal mischief
The manager of an apartment complex on South Orange Ave. stated that sometime during the overnight hours of 2-21-15 an unknown actor(s) had smashed in a window to the front lobby entrance area.

DWI arrest
Alsheron Williams, a 39 year old east Orange resident was arrested on 2-20-15 at approximately 11:35pm after an officer observed the subject sitting in a vehicle that had struck a large snow pile on Centre St. as the officer approached the vehicle the subject fled from same and was apprehended a short distance away. It was determined that the subject was in fact under the influence of alcohol and as a result was transported to police headquarters and processed accordingly.

Warrant arrest
Alan Craig, a 39 year old Bronx NY resident was arrested on 2-20-15 at approximately 2:45pm after Detectives discovered the subject in South Orange and were aware of an outstanding warrant issued for his arrest out of this jurisdiction. The subject was arrested while he was an apartment complex on South Orange Ave.

2/18/2015
CDS/arrest
Daniel Sealy, a 19 year old Seton Hall University student and resident of British Columbia Canada was arrested on 2-18-14 at approximately 11:00am after an investigation revealed that the subject had been in possession of CDS (marijuana) and drug paraphernalia while on university grounds. The subject was arrested without incident and processed accordingly.

Theft
A Page Terr. resident stated that sometime between noon on 2-14-15 and 1:40pm on 2-16-15 an unknown actor(s) had removed a copper leader from his home. The victim stated that this incident had happen previously and that the leader is valued at $1,000


Departments

Numbers To Know
Police Dept
(973) 763-3000
Investigations
(973) 763-3000 x7794
Records Room
(973) 763-3000 x7782
Community Relations
(973) 763-3000 x7783
Juvenile Bureau
(973) 763-3000 x7788
Municipal Court
(973) 762-2839