SCOTCH PLAINS POLICE DEPARTMENT

Weekly Blotter

 

DATE               DESCRIPTION

 

 

01/16/23

A resident of Cooper Road reported a suspicious individual in their yard attempting to open the rear doors to the house shortly after midnight. Under investigation.

 

01/17/23

Haneef Wofford age 41, of 351 North Drive North Plainfield NJ was arrested subsequent to a motor vehicle stop by Officer Michael Baltazar for an outstanding traffic warrant. Subject was transported to headquarters processed and released.

 

01/17/23

A resident of Rahway Road reported bank fraud. Under investigation

 

01/18/23

A citizen reported apartment rental scams in the Rivervale Apartments, under investigation.

 

01/19/23

A resident of Clinton Lane reported online fraud through Facebook. Under investigation.

 

01/19/23

A resident of Willow Avenue reported retirement benefit fraud. Under investigation.

 

01/20/23

Dwight McQueen age 25, of 43 Stony Hill Road Eaton NJ was arrested subsequent to a motor vehicle stop by Officer Frank Durante for an outstanding traffic warrant. Subject was transported to police headquarters and processed.

 

01/20/23

A resident of Front Street reported a fraudulent account was opened with their information at a furniture store. Under investigation.

 

01/20/23

A resident of Henry Street reported social security benefits fraud. Under investigation.

 

01/21/23

A resident reported a burglary to their motor vehicle in the area of Martine Avenue and Cooper Road while it was parked. Under investigation.

 

01/21/23

A resident of Country Club Lane reported that their vehicles catalytic converter was stolen off of their car overnight. Under investigation.


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