Category Archives: Theft & Property Crimes

Three men arrested in Union County convenience store robbery

As reported by Springfield Patch, a Springfield police officer recently arrested three men for armed robbery after witnessing two of them rob a convenience store clerk at gunpoint while the third waited in a getaway car. The police officer recovered … Continue reading

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Three men arrested in Union County convenience store robbery

As reported by Springfield Patch, a Springfield police officer recently arrested three men for armed robbery after witnessing two of them rob a convenience store clerk at gunpoint while the third waited in a getaway car. The police officer recovered … Continue reading

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Former South Plainfield payroll clerk accused of stealing thousands in fraudulent overtime payments

A payroll clerk for the Borough of South Plainfield who was dismissed from her job in March is now facing charges that she paid herself more than $3,000 for overtime work that she never performed. According to a Middlesex County … Continue reading

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Youth charged with graffiti in Westfield, police say more arrests are possible

A 16 year old boy from Westfield was recently arrested for graffiti as part of an ongoing investigation that police say could lead to more arrests. Although the police don’t have any evidence connecting recent graffiti incidents to gang activity, … Continue reading

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Cranford teenagers arrested for vandalizing pool, charged with trespassing and criminal mischief

Five juveniles and one 18 year old were arrested for “heavy vandalism” at the Orange Avenue Pool in Cranford. The vandalism, which included various pieces of furniture and other items thrown into the pool, resulted in a temporary closing and … Continue reading

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Two Newark men charged with theft and burglary related to auto break-ins

Two men were arrested in Millburn and charged with theft and burglary for taking two GPS units and a cell phone charger from parked cars. The vehicle burglaries occurred on Parkview Drive and Southern Slope, and were discovered in the … Continue reading

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Plainfield man arrested during residential burglary in Union County

Union County police officers recently arrested a Plainfield man during his attempt to break into a house in Scotch Plains. After receiving a tip from a neighbor, the officers chased the suspect on foot and arrested him in the backyard … Continue reading

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Shoplifting charges in Woodbridge dismissed

I recently wrote about a shoplifting case in Rahway in which I was able to have all the charges dismissed against my client, including no fines or court costs assessed and no criminal record. This result was obtained by simply … Continue reading

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Shoplifting charges in Rahway dismissed

Shoplifting in New Jersey is a criminal offense that can result in either a disorderly persons offense or an indictable crime based on the amount of merchandise in question. At the law offices of Palumbo & Renaud, I receive phone … Continue reading

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Credit card theft and credit card fraud in New Jersey

As an example of credit card theft and fraud, consider a recent case in New Jersey in which a 19 year old man was charged with stealing his ex-girlfriend’s credit card and using it to withdraw $500 from her account … Continue reading

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