.

The Clark Blotter: Theft, Shoplifting and Two Drug Arrests

The following arrest information was provided by the Clark Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Clark police activity from Aug. 8 - 15, 2011.

Aug. 15, 10:37 a.m. - In the vicinity of Lexington Blvd. and Raritan Road, police arrested Aisha Smith, age 31, single, a security officer of 54 Cedar Avenue in Newark for possession of CDS (controlled dangerous substances). She was also detained on an outstanding warrant in the amount of $120 from Elizabeth for contempt of court. She was subsequently released on her own recognizance pending a court date. George Marmarou was the arresting officer.   

Aug. 13, 4:08 p.m. - Police took a report of a theft of keys from a locker at Bally’s Total Fitness at 140 Central Avenue, which resulted in a burglary to a motor vehicle, which was parked at the same location. The incident is under investigation. Brian Renda was the investigating officer.

Aug. 12, 3:53 p.m. - In the vicinity of 45 Central Avenue, police arrested Fitz Guera, age 22, single, a salesman of 179 Saratoga Avenue, Apt. 3A in Brooklyn on an outstanding warrant in the amount of $119 from Readington for contempt of court. He was subsequently released after posting bail. Brian Renda was the arresting officer.   

Aug. 11, 2:07 a.m. - In the vicinity of 201 Oak Ridge Road, police arrested Ryan Barnett, age 20, single, a student of 61 Westgate Drive in Edison for possession of CDS (controlled dangerous substances) and possession of CDS paraphernalia. He was subsequently released on his own recognizance pending a court date. George Marmarou was the arresting officer.    

Aug. 9, 6:44 a.m. – Police took a report of a theft of items from a motor vehicle, which was parked at 61 Fairview Road. The incident is under investigation. Marty Venezio was the investigating officer.

Aug. 8, 4:58 p.m. – At 1184 Raritan Road, police arrested Richard Gardner, age 57, single, a tutor of 654 Westwood Road in Long Branch for shoplifting $21.27 in merchandise from the Barnes & Noble Bookstore. He was subsequently released on his own recognizance pending a court date. Joseph Mirabile was the arresting officer.

Editor's Note: This report has been updated on Thursday, August 25, to reflect dropped charges.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something