The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.

 

1. 10/04/2019 @ 1:17 p.m.

South Avenue East and High Street

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Arrested: George Brown, 61, Elizabeth

Arrested by: Ptl. Corey LoForte

Charges: Possession of Paraphernalia

Remarks: Ptl. Corey LoForte stopped a suspicious male on South Avenue East and High Street. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. LoForte arrested the individual, George Brown, for possession of a suspected crack pipe found on him. He was processed and later found to have active arrest warrants out of Cranford, Linden and Elizabeth.

 

2. 10/04/2019 @ 10:19 p.m.

South Avenue East

Arrested: Samantha Crawford, 40, Plainfield

Arrested by: Ptl. Michael Gamba

Charges: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI); Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance; Possession of Paraphernalia; Under the Influence

Remarks: Police units were dispatched to the area of South Avenue East for a motor vehicle crash. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Gamba arrested a driver, Samantha Crawford, for driving while intoxicated (DWI), possession of suspected THC oils, and for being under the influence. She was processed and provided with a Superior Court appearance date. In addition, Crawford was issued motor vehicle summonses for careless driving and use of a cellular device while driving.

 

3. 10/04/2019 @ 2:25 a.m.

North Avenue East and Centennial Avenue

Arrested: Ronald Gomez, 52, Elizabeth

Arrested by: Ptl. Lynne Galvez

Charges: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)

Remarks: Police units were dispatched to the area of North Avenue East and Centennial Avenue for a suspicious vehicle. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Galvez arrested the driver, Ronald Gomez, for driving while intoxicated (DWI). He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, Gomez was issued a motor vehicle summonses for failure to report a crash, careless driving and no valid insurance card in his possession.

 

4. 10/05/2019 @ 9:44 p.m.

Centennial Avenue and the Garden State Parkway 136 Exchange

Arrested: Justin Heslop, 29, Roselle; Jahgernel Baron, 28, Linden

Arrested by: Ptl. Courtney Holder

Charges: Possession of Under 50g (Marijuana); Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Remarks: A 2006 BMW was stopped on Centennial Avenue and the Garden State Parkway 136 Exchange when the operator was observed using a cellular device. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Holder arrested the driver and a passenger, Justin Heslop and Jahgernel Baron respectively, for suspected marijuana found in their possession. They were both processed and provided with Municipal Court appearance dates. In addition, Heslop was issued motor vehicle summonses for unclear plates, no valid registration card in his possession and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

5. 10/06/2019 @ 2:09 a.m.

South Avenue East and Hollywood Avenue

Arrested: Tavone Johnson, 27, Cranford

Arrested by: Ptl. Courtney Holder

Charges: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)

Remarks: A 2019 Toyota was stopped on South Avenue East and Hollywood Avenue for driving without headlights during the evening. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Holder arrested the driver, Tavone Johnson, for driving while intoxicated (DWI). He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, Johnson was issued a motor vehicle summonses for driving without lighted head lamps.

 

6. 10/06/2019 @ 4:03 p.m.

North Avenue East and the Garden State Parkway 137 Exchange

Arrested: Randall Laguerre, 23, Union

Arrested by: Ptl. Michael O’Neil

Charges: Possession of Under 50g (Marijuana); Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Remarks: A 2006 Acura was stopped on North Avenue East and the Garden State Parkway 137 Exchange for a seatbelt violation. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. O’Neil arrested the driver, Randall Laguerre, for suspected marijuana found inside the vehicle. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, Laguerre was issued motor vehicle summonses for a seatbelt violation and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

7. 10/06/2019 @ 10:50 p.m.

North Avenue East and John Street

Arrested: Steven Bonanne, 22, Manasquan; Elijah Martinez, 18 Cranford

Arrested by: Ptl. Brian Trotter

Charges: Possession of Under 50g (Marijuana); Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Remarks: A 2015 Nissan was stopped on North Avenue East and John Street for failing to use a turn signal. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Trotter arrested the driver, Steven Bonanne, for possession of a suspected crack pipe found on him. A passenger, Elijah Martinez was also arrested for suspected marijuana found on him. They were both processed and provided with Municipal Court appearance dates. In addition, Bonanne was issued motor vehicle summonses for failing to signal a turn and not having a valid insurance card in his possession.