Secaucus Police Report: Series of Arrests Spanning Shoplifting, DUI, and More

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Secaucus Police Department Weekly Blotter

Secaucus Police Report: Multiple Arrests for Shoplifting, DUI, Weapon Possession, and Bias Incident

Secaucus, NJ — The Secaucus Police Department has been actively responding to a series of incidents across the town, leading to multiple arrests on charges ranging from shoplifting to Driving While Intoxicated (DUI) and weapon possession.

Shoplifting Incidents

On August 21, 2023, at 4:39 PM, officers responded to a shoplifting report at CVS, 101 Plaza Centre Road. Diana Whelan, 68, and Eleanor Whelan, 39, both of Secaucus, were arrested. Eleanor Whelan faced additional charges for unlawful possession of a weapon, a paring knife, and had an outstanding warrant from Montville, NJ.

On August 24, Michael McCall, 38, was arrested twice for shoplifting, once at Walmart and later at Burlington Coat Factory. Both times, McCall was found to have an outstanding warrant from Jersey City, NJ.

DUI and Reckless Driving

On August 23, a vehicle was reported driving recklessly, leading to an accident near Trolley Park. The driver, John Notte, 62, of Little Falls, was arrested for DUI and issued several motor vehicle summonses.

Bias Incident and Weapon Possession

A bias incident at Dunkin Donuts on August 23 led to the arrest of Alfred Viggiano, 70, of Secaucus, on August 24. Viggiano faced charges of harassment and bias intimidation. On August 25, Elvis Vasquez-Guzman, 29, was arrested for unlawful possession of a weapon, specifically a BB Gun.

Outstanding Warrants

Carlos Luciano, 34, of Union City, was taken into custody for an outstanding warrant from Secaucus, NJ. Similarly, Jeury Feliz, 23, of North Bergen, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop for a warrant from Hoboken, NJ.

Legal Proceedings

All arrested individuals were issued their respective complaint summonses or warrants. Some, including McCall, Viggiano, and Vasquez-Guzman, were transported to the Hudson County Jail. Others, like Eleanor Whelan, Luciano, and Feliz, were able to post bail for their outstanding warrants and were released.


Note: This article is based on the information provided and is intended for informational purposes. The individuals mentioned are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.