Logged on the Lyndhurst police blotter

Nov. 7 

Milada Acacio, 29, of Bayonne, was issued motor vehicle summonses after police said she appeared to be intoxicated and had disabled her vehicle while driving in the township’s industrial area on Wall St. West service road at 11:10 p.m. She was charged with violations of DWI, refusal to take an Alcotest and reckless driving.

Nov. 10 

Two suspected cases of fraud were reported separately to police.

At 5:15 p.m., a Second Ave. resident told police they had received a voice mail message from someone claiming to be from the IRS telling them that a warrant had been issued for their arrest for non-payment of taxes. Police said the resident did not send any money.

However, in the other incident, police got a call at 8:21 p.m. from a Kingsland Ave. senior citizen who told them they had received a call from an alleged PSE&G representative demanding that they send a payment of $295, via a Green Dot money pack, or face a shutoff of their electricity. The senior told police they complied with the request.

Nov. 12 

Police responded to a call, at 12:24 p.m., about a suspicious male seen wandering around the 100 block of Forest Ave. Police said the man was observed getting into a car and driving away but was stopped by an officer at Forest and Stuyvesant Aves. where he was questioned. The driver, John Baptiste, 30, of Brooklyn, ended up charged with possession of marijuana and possession of CDS in a vehicle.


Police were called to the Stop & Shop on Lewandowski St., at 1:38 p.m., on a report of a theft. A 20-year-old Kearny resident told police she had left her pocketbook in her shopping cart as she left the store and that when she returned to retrieve it, the pocketbook was gone. Police said she did find her wallet, with her personal items still there, but it was missing $640 in cash.

Nov. 13 

At 3:19 p.m., police received a call from a homeowner in the 300 block of Lake Ave. reporting that someone had swiped their Halloween decorations, valued at $50, from their front lawn.

– Ron Leir 

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