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Three Scotch Plains Residents Victims of Fraud

By SCOTCH PLAINS POLICE DEPARTMENT

January 27, 2014 at 11:40 PM

1/22                     The manager of a Park Ave. store reported being a victim of a Theft.  He stated that a customer took approximately $20 in merchandise and left without paying.

1/22                      The owner of a South Ave. store reported being a victim of a Burglary.  He stated that sometime overnight an unknown suspect(s) entered the store through a rear window.  Once inside the store the unknown suspect(s) removed an undetermined amount of cash. 

1/22                      A resident of Hamlette Place reported being a victim of Fraud.  He stated that an unknown suspect withdrew several hundred dollars from his checking account without his authorization.

1/24                      A resident of Green Hickory Hill reported being victim of Fraud.  He stated that unknown suspect(s) opened up a credit card in his name without his authorization.  No purchases were made.

1/25                     Alexander Abreu-Rodriquez, 35, of West 6th St. Piscataway, was arrested for a $350 outstanding warrant issued by the Bloomfield court.  Off. Luciano stopped Abreu-Rodriquez for a motor vehicle violation on Route 22 and discovered the warrant.  He was transported to H.Q. where he was processed and released.

1/25                     Christopher Plummer, 46, of Clinton St. South Bound Brook was arrested for an $865 outstanding warrant issued by the Scotch Plains court.  Off. Luciano stopped Dicanto for a motor vehicle violation on East Second St. and discovered the warrant.  He was transported to H.Q. where he was processed and released.

1/25                     A resident of Valley Ave. reported being a victim of Harassment.  He stated that unknown suspect(s) has made numerous calls to his house and hangs up.

1/26                      A resident of Hetfield Ave. reported being a victim of Fraud.  He stated that unknown suspect(s) made approximately $800 in purchases on his credit card without his authorization.

1/26                      Eric Shaw, 21, of Mabel St. Plainfield was arrested for a $1,000 outstanding warrant issued by the Easton, Pa. court.  Officer Everitt stopped Shaw for a motor vehicle violation on Route 22 and discovered the warrant.  He was transported to H.Q. where he was processed and transported to the Union County Jail.