Sunday, January 20, 2013
Morristown man allegedly involved in accidents on I-78 before being stopped in Chatham.
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Sunday, January 20
A Morristown man believed to be involved in two accidents on Interstate 78 was arrested for drunk driving Wednesday, Chatham Borough Police said. Christopher Grandados, 25, was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving with a suspended license, being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance and reckless driving. Police also determined Granados "was involved in at least two motor vehicle accidents" on I-78 before he entered Chatham, according to a statement released by Kevin O'Shea, of the Chatham Borough Police Department. A motorist approached Patrolman Andrew Chase and informed the officer he was following a black Hyundai involved in one of the two accidents and whose driver appeared to be intoxicated, the report …
Thursday, October 11, 2012
New Providence residents face cocaine, marijuana and tampering with evidence charges.
Three New Providence residents face multiple charges, including possession of cocaine, tampering with evidence and obstruction, stemming from an incident last week outside River Grille, Chatham Borough Police said. Anthony Natale, 25, was arrested Friday and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (cocaine), tampering with evidence, possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. Lisa Kretschmer, 23, was arrested Friday and charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. Both were processed and released. Patrick Fellinger, 25, was arrested Wednesday and charged with possession of CDS (cocaine), obstruction and possession of paraphernalia. He …
Friday, March 30, 2012
Editor’s note: The following arrest information was supplied by the Summit Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
Shelly C. Ostrowski, 73, of Chatham was arrested for allegedly shoplifting from a business on DeForest Avenue, according to Summit police. The incident happened March 26. Other arrests: A Newark teen was arrested for hindering apprehension or prosecution in the 3rd degree. Doremus T. Baker, 19, was taken into custody by Summit Police near Springfield Avenue and Maple Street on March 28. Contempt of Court Three Newark residents were arrested on charges of contempt of court. On March 24, Jose E. Guzman,31, was arrested after a stop on Route 24 and Broad St, and was hit with the charge. Veronica Quinones, 20, was also charged and arrested at the same location. On March 27, Malika Shanta Oliver, 34, was arrested on Broad Street on a …
Thursday, January 19, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Chatham Township Police Department. It does not indicate convictions.
Chatham Township Police arrested a Madison woman Tuesday after she was transported to a hospital on a possible drug overdose. Patrolman Michael Bloom was dispatched to a Green Village Road residence for a possible drug overdose Tuesday at 9:35 p.m., police said. After conducting an investigation of the residence, Julianne Fischetta, 22, of Madison was arrested for allegedly possessing prescription drugs in an unmarked bottle without a prescription, according to police. Fischetta was transported to police headquarters, processed and released on her own recognizance, police said. She is scheduled for a first appearance in municipal court on Feb. 14. The suspected overdose victim, described as a 22-year-old, was transported to Morristown …
Monday, May 2, 2011
The 11-foot-4 bridge was hit twice within 48 hours.
Police issued several summonses between Friday, April 29 and Sunday, May 1 for moving violations in Chatham Borough. Truck Hits Bridge Patrolman Brian Maher responded to a motor vehicle accident on Watchung Avenue at approximately 11:50 a.m. Friday, according to a police statement. Upon arrival he found that a 1997 truck operated by Charles Carter of New Brunswick had struck the railroad overpass, police said. The bridge is marked at 11 feet 4 inches, and the truck was 12 feet 1 inch high, police said. The truck was wedged under the bridge, police said. DeFalco's Towing removed the truck from underneath the bridge, police said. Carter was issued a summons for failure to observe a traffic control device and was released pending further …
Friday, February 11, 2011
Chatham resident hits man, who is later found at Overlook.
Police and other emergency workers hunted for a pedestrian who was struck by a car driven by a Chatham resident on Millburn Avenue Monday night before locating him at Overlook Hospital. The 32-year-old Springfield man was treated and released from the Summit hospital after the crash, according to police. Police said the pedestrian could not be located at the scene near Campbell Road at just after 7 p.m. Police, firefighters and Millburn-Short Hills First Aid Squad EMTs, Springfield police and a county K-9 team searched the area. He was later located at the hospital, police said, after they learned someone drove him there. The pedestrian was treated and released. The driver in the crash, Diana W. Danitz, 51, of Chatham, reported striking …
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Madison police arrested the 29-year-old Chatham resident.
On Feb. 5 at approximately 1:23 a.m., a patrolman with the Madison Police Department, Patrolman Sean Plumstead, arrested 29-year-old Stephen Quinn of Chatham and charged him with alleged possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Plumstead initially stopped Quinn on Park Avenue for burned-out lights and determined that he was in possession of marijuana. Quinn was transported to headquarters for processing and released pending a mandatory court appearance. Quinn was also issued a motor vehicle summons for failure to maintain lamps on a vehicle.
Monday, January 31, 2011
A Chatham resident was given a summons for careless driving.
Borough police issued a summons to a Chatham resident for careless driving after a car accident Sunday at Main Street and Lafayette Avenue. Patrolman Daryle Kelly responding to the motor vehicle accident at approximately 12:45 p.m. Sunday, police said. According to a report issued by the Chatham Borough Police Department, it was determined that a 2009 Volvo driven by Hing Tang, 35, of Summit was traveling west on Main Street when he was struck by another car going through the intersection at Lafayette Avenue. The second car was a 2003 BMW driven by Margaret Doherty, 38, of Chatham, police said. According to the report, Doherty admitted she was not paying attention and went through a red light. She was issued a summons for careless driving…
Monday, January 24, 2011
The 19-year-old was allegedly driving while under the influence.
A Berkeley Heights teen was arrested for driving while intoxicated in Chatham Township, police said. According to the police report, Township Patrolman David Weinert observed what he thought was a disabled vehicle in the 400 block of River Road on Sunday at 1:23 a.m. Weinert determined upon further examination that a single motor vehicle accident had occurred, police said. Weinert's investigation resulted in the arrest of Anthony Orozco, 19, of Berkeley Heights for driving while intoxicated, according to the report. Orozco was transported to police headquarters, where he refused to submit samples of his breath, police said. Orozco was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving with a suspended license, careless driving and refusal to …
Borough Police issue summons for careless driving.
There were no injuries reported in a motor vehicle accident Friday afternoon, borough police said. Borough Patrolman Brian Maher responded to the motor vehicle accident on Main Street near Lafayette Avenue on Friday at 3:10 p.m., police said. His investigation revealed that Robert Rolland, Jr., 42, of Colorado, was driving a 2009 Chevrolet on Main Street when he stopped to allow another motorist to exit a parking lot, police said. When Rolland stopped, he was struck from behind by a 2000 Chevrolet driven by Ashley Arce, 21, of Belleville, police said. According to police, there were no injuries reported and Rolland's vehicle was towed from the scene by Glenn's Towing. Police issued a summons to Arce for careless driving, police said.