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Raritan Man Arrested in Bridgewater for Possession of Drugs After Motor Vehicle Stop, Report Says

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Raritan man was arrested Jan. 21 for possession of a controlled dangerous substance after he was stopped for a motor vehicle violation on Route 202/206 North, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police.

Nelson Duarte, 18, was issued motor vehicle summonses and criminal complaints for speeding, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Duarte was also found to have an outstanding warrant out of Raritan.

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Duarte posted bail and was released pending a court appearance.

Bridgewater Police also made arrests for driving while intoxicated and more at the end of January.

  • Daniel Fenton, 62, of Bridgewater, was arrested for driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle complaint on Chimney Rock Road. He was also issued a summons for having an open container of an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle. Fenton was processed and released pending a municipal court appearance.
  • Police reported that an employee of JT Landscaping, on Old York Road, reported a burglary at about 8:51 a.m. Jan. 22. According to the report, in the overnight hours, someone broke into a shipping container on the property and stole several pieces of landscaping equipment, with an approximate total of $4,600.
  • Celso Alegre-Toledo, 35, of Raritan, was arrested for an outstanding warrant Jan. 23. He was lodged in the Somerset County Jail.
  • Robert O'Brien, Jr., 49, of Bridgewater, was arrested Jan. 25 for an outstanding warrant. He was lodged in the Somerset County Jail.
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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