RARITAN TWP, NJ - Raritan Township Police made several arrests for drug charges and more in this week's police blotter.

  • De'ana J. Miller, 21, of Bridgewater, was stopped Feb. 4 at 1:28 a.m. for speeding on Route 202. She was charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, careless driving, unregistered motor vehicle, having a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle and having an open alcoholic container in a motor vehicle. Officer Moreno made the arrest.
  • Officers responded to IHOP Feb. 5 because of a report of two suspicious vehicles in the parking lot. Jordan L. Simmons, 24, of Pennsylvania, Jack Aidan Cohen-Mungan, 22, of Pennsylvania, and Javonn D. Gross, 24, of Woodbury, were each arrested for possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana. Officer Ismael Mendez was the arresting officer.
  • Sydney S. Spears, 21, of Philadelphia, was stopped at 10:17 a.m. Feb. 10 for operating a handheld cell phone. She was arrested for possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Officer Connor Gallagher was the arresting officer.
  • Officers responded to the Hampton Inn at 10 p.m. Feb. 11 for a reported assault and drugs in the room. When they arrived, they went to room 327 where the alleged assault occurred, and spoke with Laura A. Bratkovics, 36, of Milford. Police said there was no evidence of an assault. Bratkovics was arrested for possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a hypodermic syringe. Officer Brian Mayer made the arrest. Then, at 12:32 p.m. Feb. 12, officers responded to room 327 of the Hampton Inn for a female screaming, and they made contact with Bratkovics. She was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of a hypodermic syringe. Mendez made the arrest.
  • Alexis S. Torres-Pagan, 25, of Massachusetts, and Patrick J. Lyons Jr., 26, of Massachusetts, were both arrested at 8:20 p.m. Feb. 14 for possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Pagan was also issued motor vehicle summonses for throwing debris from a vehicle and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle. Police said they were originally stopped for throwing debris out of the car window. Sgt. Robert Landolina was the arresting officer.
  • Michael Louallen Jr., 32, of Pennsylvania, was charged at 2:55 p.m. Feb. 14 with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, obstructed windshield, driving while suspended and controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle. Louallen was originally stopped for having a view obstruction. Officer Phillip Canale made the arrest.