Verona Police Blotter
Stolen car, burglary and fires highlight weekly report.
The following reports were prepared by the Verona Police Department and do not indicate a conviction.
10:38 AM Officer Joel Martin took a report of fraud from a Forest Avenue resident.
1:52 PM Officer Anthony O’Connor responded along with the Verona Rescue Squad to a report of a woman who fell in the Pilgrim Plaza. After treatment she was transported to Mountainside Hospital.
10:55 AM Officer William Frazee took a report of property damage at a Harrison Street residence.
1:13 PM Officer O’Connor took a report of property damage to a vehicle on Bloomfield Avenue
7:15 AM Officer Robert Shafer took a report of a theft form a motor vehicle in Verona Park.
3:03 PM Officer Martin responded along with the Verona Rescue Squad to a report of a person who fell in the Pilgrim Plaza. After treatment the subject refused transportation to the hospital.
2:55 PM Officer Michael Barone took a report of a fraud from a Verona Place resident.
8:31 AM Officer Barone arrested Pedro Calixto of Montclair on outstanding warrants from Caldwell and Roseland Municipal courts. After processing the subject was released on bail.
9:27 AM Officer Joseph Ballantyne responded along with the Verona Rescue Squad to a report of a person who fell. The subject had several lacerations due to the fall and was transported to the hospital.
1:19 PM Officer Joseph Ballantyne took a report of property damage to a motor vehicle on Linden Avenue.
9:32 PM Officer Anthony Condorelli and the Verona Rescue Squad responded to a Pompton Avenue business on a report of a shoulder injury. A Cedar Grove resident was evaluated and transportation to the hospital was not needed.
6:22 AM Officer Steven Young responded to a Morningside Road location and took a report of a dispute between neighbors.
7:35 AM Officer Anthony O’Connor responded to a Woodland Avenue residence and took a report of a stolen vehicle. The resident reported that sometime overnight his Mercedes was stolen from the driveway. The vehicle information was entered into the state computer system.
7:28 AM Officer O’Connor responded along with the Rescue Squad to a report of a person who fell on Green Acres Drive. After treatment the victim was transported to Mountainside Hospital.
9:59 AM Officer Frazee took a report of an injury to a dog that was bitten by a dog running at large on Pease Avenue.
3:56 PM Officer Michael Barone effected a motor vehicle stop on Pompton Avenue after a random check of a license plate showed the vehicle to be unregistered. Further investigation revealed that the vehicle was also uninsured. Summonses were issued and the vehicle was impounded.
9:49 PM Officer Barone responded along with the Verona Fire Department to a transformer fire on Park Avenue. An electrical wire was observed burning next to a house. Minor damage was observed to the residence.
09:05 AM Lt. Bruce Smith took a report of a fraud from a Martin Road resident.
11:11 AM Officer Ballantyne took a report of a burglary to a residence on Brentwood Drive.
12:35 PM Officer Frazee took a report of property damage to a vehicle on South Prospect St.
7:47 PM Officer Tim Banta responded along with the Verona Fire Department to a report of a kitchen fire at a Bloomfield Avenue Apartment. The fire was extinguished and minor damage was observed in the kitchen area.