On 1/5/19 at 10:24p.m., Ptl. Jared Zappa stopped a 2004 Jeep Liberty on Water Street for having an inoperable brake light. The driver (later identified to be David Torre, age 38 of Tobyhanna, PA) initially provided false information to the officer concerning his true identity. An adult
On 11/28/18 at 11:25pm, a Hampton Street resident reported a burglary to their unlocked motor vehicle that was parked in their driveway. A surveillance video showed an unknown male actor wearing a black and white coat, a blue baseball cap and a black backpack enter the vehicle. Subsequently,
On 12/14/18 at 4:22p.m., Ptl. Jose Morales stopped a vehicle on Mill Street after observing a headlight out on a 2002 White Nissan Xterra. During interaction with the driver, later identified to be Edwin F. Roman, Jr., age 36, of Bristol, Connecticut, Roman opened the glove compartment and Ptl.
On 12/13/18 at 9:12p.m., Ptl. Edward Sperling conducted a motor vehicle stop on Park Place on a 2010 Honda Civic for an expired registration. Subsequent investigation revealed that the driver, Jordan Vail, age 23, of South Street, Franklin, N.J. was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphern
On 12/12/18 at 7:16a.m., Newton Police received a 9-1-1 call reporting a visible fire coming out one of the windows of an apartment on the 10th floor of 33 Mill Street, Brookside Terrace Apartments. Upon patrols arrival, it was determined that apartment 10T, which was visible from the front of
On 11/20/18 at 10:39p.m., Ptl. Mahir Kaylani stopped a 2011 Subaru Legacy on High Street after observing that it had a headlight out. Subsequent investigation revealed both occupants identified as Thomas Stile, age 30, of Port Edward, NY and his passenger, Brittany Brock, age 27, also of Port
On 11/10/18 at 4:27a.m., Newton Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a vehicle into a utility pole in the area of Woodside Avenue between Nelson Street and Lawnwood Avenue. Upon arrival, patrols found a pole had been struck and the vehicle involved was disabled a
On 10/30/18 at 7:45p.m., a cooperative investigation by the Sussex County Gangs, Guns and Narcotic Task Force and the Newton Police Department resulted in the stopping a 2003 silver Honda Accord on Hicks Avenue which was being operated by Michael Black, age 39, of Dingman’s Ferry, PA.
On 10/28/18 at approximately 10:00p.m., Ptl. Jared Zappa stopped a motor vehicle for having an obstructed windshield and license plate. Subsequent investigation revealed that the operator of the vehicle, identified as Denise Chambliss, age 61, of Newton was in possession of (4) bags of crack
On 10/26/18 at approximately 9:00p.m., Ptl. Donald Meisinger was conducting stationary radar on Main Street when he observed a vehicle exceeding the posted speed limit. As a result, Ptl. Meisinger stopped the vehicle and a subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of the driver, identified
On 10/15/18 at 8:46a.m., Newton Police responded to the intersection of Mill Street (C.R. 519) and Water Street (S.H. 206) in order to investigate a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, it was determined that Francis Jennings, age 62, of Sparrow Bush, New York was
On 10/6/18 at 12:32a.m., Newton Police officers responded to 33 Mill Street in an attempt to locate Douglas Hill, a 22 year old town resident, who had an active NCIC warrant out of Warren County Prosecutor’s Office. Hill also had an ACS warrant out of the Newton Municipal Court. As officers
On 9/21/18 at 10:38a.m., a Newton resident reported that he had observed an open door at a vacant residence on Palmer Street. Subsequently, patrols responded to the structure and observed the open basement door that the caller had referenced. Upon checking the interior of the residence,
On 9/17/18 at 4:00a.m., the Newton Police received a 9-1-1 call reporting a motor vehicle accident on Swartswood Road. Upon arrival, officers observed that a vehicle had struck a utility pole, a speed limit sign and a mailbox before becoming disabled. Subsequent investigation revealed that
On 9/13/18 at 10:30a.m., Newton Police arrested Hasdrede Kengne, age 20, of High Street, Newton for committing numerous burglaries to motor vehicles that occurred during the overnight hours on 8/28/18 and 8/29/18. The thefts occurred mostly in the area of Madison Street, Halsted Street,