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Bridgewater Juvenile Arrested on Drug Charges at Quick Chex in Raritan, According to Raritan Police Report

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RARITAN, NJ - A Bridgewater juvenile was arrested in the parking lot of Quick Chek, in Raritan, Feb. 21 on drug charges, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police.

The juvenile was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance with the intent to distribute following a narcotics investigation in the parking lot by the Raritan Criminal Investigation Division.

Also in the incident, Daniel Soriano, 19, of Raritan, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Raritan police made several other arrests on drug and other charges over the last week.

  • Jacquelyn Conforti, 26, of Asbury, was arrested Feb. 15 and charged with driving while intoxicated, possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia following a motor vehicle stop on Route 206.
  • Ruben Monzon, 23, of Raritan, was arrested Feb. 17 for simple assault and harassment following a domestic violence incident.
  • Stephanie Csuha, 21, of Raritan, was arrested Feb. 17 for driving while intoxicated and possession of a controlled dangerous substance to include crack, cocaine and marijuana following an investigation of a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of Quick Chek, on Somerset Street.
  • Ryan O'Connor, 39, of Raritan, was arrested Feb. 18 for simple assault and criminal mischief following a domestic violence incident.
  • Ryan McQuade, 25, of Pennsylvania, was arrested Feb. 18 for possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after a motor vehicle stop on Route 206.
  • Cesar Toledo, 35, of Raritan, was arrested Feb. 19 for an active warrant out of the Bound Brook Municipal Court after police were called to West Somerset Street and Loomis Street for a loud music complaint.
  • Russell Wachterhauser, 54, of Manville, was arrested Feb. 20 and charged with shoplifting at Stop and Shop. According to police, detectives identified Wachterhauser as the suspect who had allegedly shoplifted about $350 worth of razors and shampoo from the store Feb. 8.
  • James Ratel, 50, of Raritan, was arrested Feb. 21 on an active warrant out of the Dover Township Municipal Court.
  • Christiopher Destefano, 39, of Branchburg, was arrested Feb. 21 for an active warrant out of the City of Newark. According to the report, prior to the warrant arrest, Destefano was seen panhandling for money in the parking lot of the Quick Chek, on Somerset Street.
Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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