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Raritan Man Arrested for Obstruction After Attempting to Physically Prevent Arrest, Raritan Police Say

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RARITAN, NJ - A Raritn man was arrested for obstruction after he tried to physically prevent his arrest after he was found to have an active warrant following a motor vehicle stop Jan. 13, according to Raritan Borough Police.

Kristoffer Lusterio, 32, was arrested for an active warrant out of the Raritan Borough Municipal Court following a motor vehicle stop, and then was charged with obstruction after he tried to physically prevent two patrolman from arresting him, according to a report.

Raritan police also made arrests for other active warrants in the last week.

  • Robert Eckenstein, 47, of Flemington, was arrested Jan. 11 for possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia following a motor vehicle stop.
  • James Horner, 24, of Bridgewater, was arrested Jan. 13 on an active warrant out of the South Bound Brook Municipal Court following a motor vehicle stop.
  • William Behrens, 49, of Avenel, was arrested Jan. 14 on an active warrant out of the East Brunswick Township Municipal Court following a motor vehicle stop.
  • Leslieann Retess, 42, of Raritan, was arrested Jan. 14 on an active warrant out of the Raritan Borough Municipal Court after police were dispatched to Colfax Street because of a complaint of a disorderly person.
  • Harry Love, 27, of Raritan, was arrested Jan. 16 for harassment stemming from a domestic violence incident. Love, police said, also had an active warrant for his arrest out of the Bernards Township Municipal Court.
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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