Boonton Police Department

Police Blotter 4-16-2012

Police Blotter 4-16-2012
On April 5, at 12:37 Jonathan D Schultz, 22 of Boonton was arrested on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court. He was processed and released.

On April 5 at 2:00 PM Detective Sergeant Christian Trowbridge Processed Lyndsey D. Christman, 28 of Wharton on a charge of theft. It was reported that Christman Allegedly stole in excess of $75,000 dating back to 2009 from a former employer. The Morris County Prosecutors Office was involved in the investigation. She was released pending a court date.

On April 7, at 6:04 PM Patrolman Scott Gamsby responded to a reported motor vehicle crash on the 900 block of Wootton St. He observed the vehicle in the roadway with significant damage. The Officer identified the driver as Kyle S Meyer, 21 of Boonton Twp. The Officer investigated the crash and probable cause was established to charge the driver with Driving while intoxicated. He was additionally charged with reckless driving, and careless driving. He was released pending a court date.

On April 7 at 11:34 PM Police arrested Kedrin L Baldwin, 28 on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court. He was processed and released pending a new court date.

On April 8, at 4:076 AM Sergeant Stephen Jones was dispatched to the intersection of Myrtle Ave and Wootton St on a reported vehicle at the intersection with the driver asleep at the wheel. The Officer located the vehicle stopped at the intersection and observed the driver to be asleep at the wheel. The driver was awoken by the officer and was identified as Jamaal R Lofton, 29 of Parsippany. The officer detected an odor of alcoholic beverage and the driver was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and having a loud exhaust. He was processed and released pending a court date.

On April 8, at 7:54 PM Detective Leroy Harris responded to Wal-Mart on a reported shoplifter. The suspect identified as Marc A Schwartz, 22 of Parsippany was allegedly observed by Wal-mart security shoplifting items totaling $100. He was processed and released pending a court date.

On April 9 at 12:31 AM Sergeant Stephen Jones observed a vehicle allegedly speeding on 287 north. He conducted a stop of the vehicle and the driver identified as Mark A Stancati Jr, 21 of Hazlet. The driver was allegedly found to be under the influence of marijuana. The driver was charged with Speeding 85 in a 65 mph zone, driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and being under the influence of controlled dangerous substance. He was processed and released pending a court date.

On April 9 at 9:48 PM Police Arrested James J McMiller, 35 of Newark on outstanding warrants for contempt of court out of Newark and Dover. He was processed and released pending new court dates.

On April 13, at 1:46 AM police observed a vehicle turn from Boonton Ave to Cedar St without signaling. The Officer then observed the vehicle to make several more turns without signaling. A stop of the vehicle was conducted on Main St. The Officer approached the driver identified as Kyle A Chappell, 23 of Denville. The driver was arrested and charged with failure to signal, reckless driving, driving while intoxicated and refusal to submit to a breath test. He was processed and released pending a court date.

On April 14, at 12:32 Am Patrolman Brian Walinski observed a vehicle traveling on Main St failing to maintain its lane and weaving within the roadway. He conducted a motor vehicle stop on West Main St. The driver identified as Kimberly C Byrne-Lawless, 47 of Mountain lakes was charged with Failure to maintain a lane, failure to keep right, reckless driving and driving while intoxicated. She was processed and released pending a court date.

On April 14, at 1:29 AM Patrolman Karl Mangino observed a vehicle weaving within the roadway on Myrtle Ave. The vehicle was observed to travel over the double yellow line and then back to the right side of the roadway almost striking the curb. A motor vehicle stop was conducted and the driver identified as Scott L Mackenzie, 55 of Long Valley was charged with failure to maintain a lane, failure to keep right, reckless driving and driving while intoxicated. He was processed and released pending a court date.

A charge is merely an accusation, and the defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.