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Random Plate Check Reveals Suspended License and Leads to Drug Arrest

22 May 2018 17:39

On Monday May 21, 2018 at 8:16p.m., Ptl. John Flanagan conducted a random motor vehicle lookup on a vehicle which revealed that the registered owner of the vehicle had a suspended license. He then stopped the vehicle, a 2006 Dodge Durango, on East Clinton Street and the driver was confirmed to

Arrest -Distribution of CDS, Conspiracy to Distribute CDS, Aiding a Person to Sell CDS

21 May 2018 17:16

On 5/16/18 at approximately 8:30p.m. Daniel Devine, age 34, and his older brother, Ryan Devine, age 39, both of Main Street, Newton, were arrested after a cooperative investigation by the Sussex County Gangs Guns and Narcotics Task Force and the Newton Police Department. During the course of

Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose, Aggravated Assault, Certain Persons Not to Possess Weapons

14 May 2018 15:48

On 5/13/18 at 10:14a.m., Newton Police responded to the area of Spring Street near the intersection of Moran Street for a report a male brandishing a handgun. Upon patrols arrival, they observed a subject matching the provided description to be walking into a Spring Street apartment

M.V. Stop/Arrest - Unlawful Possession of Weapon, Poss. of CDS, Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia, etc.

4 May 2018 15:30

On 5/3/18 at about 8:12a.m., Sgt. Michael Monaco stopped a 2003 Ford Explorer on Water Street (Rt. 206) for speeding. Upon stopping the vehicle, its driver was identified as Gary Lee Louk, age 48, of Sanford, North Carolina. Subsequently, Sgt. Monaco detected the odor of burnt marijuana and

Struck Pedestrian - Driver Issued Summons

10 Mar 2018 12:43

Newton Police received a 9-1-1 call on Friday March 9, 2018 at 12:33pm of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Spring Street and Madison Street. Upon arrival, police found a 50-year-old female, Michele Krasnomowitz, a resident of Hamburg, sitting near the marked crosswalk on

Shoplifting Arrests – Drug Possession, Multi-Agency Investigation

1 Mar 2018 17:04

Officers responded to the Kohl’s Department Store on North Park Drive on Wednesday February 28, 2018 at 2:22 PM for a report of a shoplifting. Employees reported a male shoplifted multiple vacuum cleaners and ran out of the store, knocking the sliding door off of its tracks, to a waiting

Arrest - DWI (Hit and Run MVA)

26 Feb 2018 14:05

On 2/25/18 at 8:54p.m., Newton Police were dispatched to the area of Plainfield Avenue for a report of a hit and run motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, witnesses indicated that a white Jeep backed into a parked vehicle and left the scene heading towards West Nelson Street. Subsequently,

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on High Street Under Investigation

21 Feb 2018 23:00

On Wednesday February 21, 2018 at 2:26 pm, the Newton Police Department received multiple 9-1-1 calls reporting a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on High Street (Rt. 94) near the intersection of Church Street. Officers immediately responded and found Michael J. Bencivenga, a 70-year-old resident

Arrest - Possession of CDS (Marijuana-Less than 50g), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

5 Feb 2018 16:11

On 2/3/18 at about 1:43a.m., Ptl. Jared Zappa was on patrol in the area of the Holiday Inn Express when he observed a suspicious vehicle parked in the lot idling and occupied by a male subject. Subsequent investigation, revealed that Ptl. Zappa detected the odor of raw marijuana emanating from

Residential Structure Fire with Injuries

27 Jan 2018 19:27

On Saturday January 27, 2018 at 6:26 am, Newton Police received a 9-1-1 call from a passerby reporting a house on fire and patrols immediately responded to the area and found a structure fire at 75 Trinity Street, which is a two-family dwelling consisting of an upstairs and downstairs apartment.

Arrest - Aggravated Assault, Poss. of Weapon for Unlawful Purpose, Burglary(14), Theft (14)

23 Jan 2018 17:53

During the overnight hours into Saturday, 1/20/18, numerous burglaries to unlocked motor vehicles occurred within the Town of Newton. Specifically, in the area of Hillside Terrace and Landmark West Apartments. Officers and Detectives initiated an investigation and increased patrols in the area.

Pedestrian Struck by Motor Vehicle

8 Jan 2018 20:33

On 1/8/18 at 11:15a.m., Newton Police received a report of a motor vehicle striking a pedestrian in the parking lot of the Newton Shop-Rite supermarket. Upon arrival, investigation revealed that a 2015 Honda CRV being operated by Beverly Barney of Stillwater, age 70, was making a left hand

Warrant Arrest/Parole Violation

3 Jan 2018 14:34

On 12/29/17 at 11:07a.m., Ptl. Mahir Kaylani was present at 33 Mill Street conducting an unrelated investigation when he observed a male known to him to be Matthew Delgado, age 26, of Newton who reportedly may have an existing warrant for his arrest. A subsequent check revealed that a warrant

MVA-DWI Arrest

2 Jan 2018 16:20

On 1/1/18 at 2:10p.m., the Newton Police Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting that a pick-up truck had crashed into a house at 57 High Street and that the vehicle was trying to leave the scene. Officers responded to the area and found the vehicle being operated by Tod A. Theise, age, 55,

MVA - Car vs. Pole, Road Closure

29 Dec 2017 15:50

On 12/28/17 at about 2:02p.m., the Newton Police received a 9-1-1 report of a motor vehicle accident involving a vehicle into a telephone pole in the area of 83 Woodside Avenue. Subsequent investigation revealed that the driver, Felix Morales, age 26, of Sparta Avenue, Newton was heading

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