Lyndhurst Police Blotter

Feb. 19

Maryanne Machiaverna, 55, of North Arlington, was charged with shoplifting $30 in miscellaneous items at the ShopRite on New York Ave. at 9:11 a.m. She was given a summons and released pending a court appearance.

Feb. 18

Christie DeMarco, 25, of Rutherford, was stopped on Stuyvesant Ave. near Page Ave. at 3:51 a.m. after police said she was traveling 40 mph in a 25 mph zone.

DeMarco was ticketed for speeding, driving while suspended and possession of drugs (suspected marijuana) in a motor vehicle.

Police said DeMarco also had an outstanding warrant from Clifton for $165.

After posting the warrant amount, she was released pending a court appearance.

In another traffic incident, at 1:16 a.m., George Rausch, 50, of Lyndhurst, was stopped as he was turning onto Kingsland Ave. near Sallas Court while doing 42 mph in a 25 mph zone, according to police.

Rausch was ticketed for DWI  and his vehicle was impounded. He was released pending court action.

Feb. 15

Police pulled over a car operated by Kennyne Boyle-Greene, 37, of Keansburg, at 1 a.m. after found to be traveling 50 mph in a 40 mph zone on Garland Way.

Boyle-Greene was given summonses for hindering apprehension after giving officers a false name, driving an unregistered vehicle, driving while suspended and speeding.

Feb. 14

In an apparently ill-fated Valentine’s Day effort, Jorge Yika, 36, of Belleville, was charged with shoplifting after attempting to leave the ShopRite on New York Ave. with a dozen roses without paying at 6:28 p.m. Yika was released on a summons pending a court appearance.

Gustavo Hernandez, 22, of Lyndhurst, reportedly drove through a red light while turning into a Paul St. driveway at 3:18 a.m., then exited his vehicle and failed to heed an officer’s instructions to stop. He was ticketed for hindering apprehension, failing to observe a traffic control device and driving an unregistered vehicle.

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