04/18/2019 3:22 pm Driving While Intoxicated: P.O. Chris Sullivan approached a vehicle with a driver asleep at the wheel with the transmission in drive on Morlot Avenue at Burke Place and arrested the operator, Thomas Kalena, age 22 of Secaucus, after he failed a roadside sobriety test. He was released to a responsible adult after being charged with driving while intoxicated.

04/23/2019 3:33 pm Wanted Person: Det. Anthony Lugo & Det. Brian Rypkema approached Andre Waterman, age 29 of Closter, after observing him asking customers for money in front of Walgreens, 17- 77 River Road. Waterman was arrested after an arrest warrant was located out of Fair Lawn for $679. He was transported to Bergen County Jail.

04/23/2019 9:29 pm Narcotics: P.O. John Rovetto, P.O. Justin DiGuglielmo, P.O. Juan Rodriguez & P.O. Geovanny Buitron responded to Fair Lawn Avenue at Plaza Road after a report from New Jersey Transit of a bus that needed to have riders removed. After the 2 males were removed, it was discovered that they had arrest warrants and were arrested. Matthew Leon, age 30 of Warwick, NY, had warrants out of Fair Lawn ($750), Paterson ($2,150) & Vernon ($1,000). Juan Garcia, age 25 of Jersey City, had a warrant out of Jersey City for $2,500. Both also had evidence of drug use within their property. Leon was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, then was transported to Bergen County Jail. Garcia was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia & possession of hypodermic needles, then was handed over to Jersey City Police.

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04/24/2019 3:26 am Wanted Person: P.O. Geovanny Buitron approached a suspicious male walking on Broadway at 28th Street and arrested Alberdy Perdomo, age 33 of Lodi, after an arrest warrant was located out of Paterson for $1,000. He was handed over to Paterson Police.

04/24/2019 7:59 pm Narcotics: P.O. Geovanny Buitron initiated a motor vehicle stop on Maple Avenue at Harristown Road and arrested the operator, John Garulli, age 32 of New Windsor, NY, and the passenger, Cody Mundy, age 27 of Brooklyn, NY, after marijuana & heroin were discovered inside the vehicle. Garulli was released after being charged with 2 counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) & possession of drug paraphernalia. Mundy was released after being charged with possession of CDS & possession of drug paraphernalia.

04/25/2019 11:04 am Narcotics: P.O. Chris O’Shaughnessy initiated a motor vehicle stop on Broadway at Yerger Road and arrested the operator, Pedro Condor, age 29 of Paterson, after marijuana was discovered inside the vehicle. He was released after being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

04/25/2019 4:05 pm Shoplifting: P.O. Chris Sullivan, P.O. Michael O’Brien, P.O. Robert Manning, P.O. Luke Hintzen & Det. Brian Rypkema responded to CVS, 24-12 Fair Lawn Avenue, on a report of a shoplifting in progress and arrested Karine Hakobyan, age 61 of Elmwood Park, as she was entering her vehicle. $170.44 in unpaid items were found in her purse. She was released after being charged with shoplifting.

04/27/2019 2:53 am Narcotics: P.O. Geovanny Buitron initiated a motor vehicle stop on Broadway at Banta Place and arrested the operator, Joseph Almonte, age 30 of Paterson, after marijuana was discovered in his clothes. He was released after being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance & failure to maintain a single lane.

04/28/2019 3:15 pm Driving While Intoxicated: P.O. Timothy Ammann responded to George Street near Hopper Avenue on a report of an operator of a vehicle hunched over the steering wheel and unresponsive. Upon arrival, Gennady Rabinovich, age 69 of Fair Lawn, was able to be awakened and was eventually arrested after he failed a roadside sobriety test. He was released to a responsible adult after being charged with driving while intoxicated, parked within 50 feet of a stop sign & open alcohol containers in a motor vehicle.

04/28/2019 8:55 pm Driving While Intoxicated: P.O. Anthony Ferreira, P.O. Juan Hinojosa, P.O. Michael Van Ness, P.O. Thomas Spear & Sgt. Kenneth Cavanagh responded to Broadway at Midland Avenue on a report of a motor vehicle crash involving 4 vehicles and arrested one of the operators, Oswaldo Cardona, age 42 of Perth Amboy, after he failed a roadside sobriety test. He was released to a responsible adult after being charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, careless driving, following too closely & open alcohol container in a motor vehicle.

04/29/2019 2:32 pm Narcotics: Det. Brian Rypkema initiated a motor vehicle stop on Route 208 South at Plaza Road and arrested the passenger, Ivonne Ruiz, age 45 of Paterson, after marijuana was discovered inside the vehicle. She was released after being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

04/30/2019 Fraud: On 4-28-19, a 33-year-old victim from Fair Lawn reported that his credit card number had been used fraudulently and that items ordered had been shipped to a residence in Bergenfield. Det. Paul Donohue took over the investigation and arrested Darinka Marquez, age 37 of Bergenfield, on 4-30-19 after having identified her as having access to the credit card through her employer. She was released after being charged with fraudulent use of a credit card.

05/02/2019 1:03 am Narcotics: P.O. Justin DiGuglielmo initiated a motor vehicle stop on Broadway at Kenneth Avenue and arrested the passenger, Rolando Martinez, age 25 of Paterson, after locating crack cocaine on his person. Martinez was found to have arrest warrants out of Paterson ($1,000) & Wanaque ($750). The operator, Messiah Quinones, age 27 of Passaic, was also arrested after arrest warrants were located out of Paterson ($500), Passaic ($500) & Roxbury ($264). Martinez was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance & possession of drug paraphernalia. Martinez & Quinones were then handed over to Paterson Police.

05/02/2019 11:23 am Narcotics: P.O. Chris O’Shaughnessy initiated a motor vehicle stop on Maple Avenue at Hemlock Place and arrested the operator, Andrew Naranjo, age 26 of Lodi, after discovering cannibas oil inside the vehicle. He was released after being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance & failure to inspect.

05/02/2019 11:21 pm Narcotics: P.O. Geovanny Buitron initiated a motor vehicle stop on Broadway at Yerger Road and arrested a passenger, Joseph Maltese Jr, age 48 of Bergenfield, after cocaine was handed over to the officer upon request. He was released after being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance & failure to wear a seatbelt.

05/03/2019 10:13 am Wanted Person: P.O. Luke Hintzen, P.O. Brad Pindyck, P.O. Michael O’Brien & Sgt. Peter Yuskaitis responded to a residence on Cyril Avenue and arrested Zachary Louis, age 21 of Fair Lawn, after an arrest warrant was located out of Bergen County. He was handed over to Bergen County Sheriff’s Department.

05/03/2019 10:42 pm Wanted Person: P.O. John Rovetto initiated a motor vehicle stop on Harristown Road at Maple Avenue and arrested the operator, Noel Perez, age 37 of Paterson, after arrest warrants were located out of Garfield ($750) & Paterson ($250). He was charged with failure to inspect, operating with a suspended license & operating with an expired license, then handed over to Garfield Police.

05/06/2019 1:57 pm Narcotics: Det. Brian Rypkema & Det. Anthony Lugo approached an occupied parked vehicle on 6th Street at Alyson Street and arrested the operator, Andrew Watson, age 22 of Nanuet, NY, after marijuana was handed over upon request. He was released after being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance & possession of drug paraphernalia.

Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.