RARITAN, NJ - A Raritan woman was arrested March 16 after she provided false information to a police officer during a motor vehicle stop, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police.

Ariel Aponte, 20, was charged with providing false information and possession of a controlled dangerous substance following a motor vehicle stop.

According to police, she gave officers a false name to conceal the fact that she had numerous warrants for her arrest.

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The incident was investigated by Officer Damien Chromowsky.

Police made several other arrests for warrants and more over the last week.

  • Ricardo Gonzalez, 45, of Raritan, was arrested March 8 for an active warrant from the Manville Police Department as a result of a previous narcotics investigation. He was turned over to the Manville Police Department following his arrest. Officers Christopher Wren and Bryan Benites investigated the incident.
  • Danielle Warshefski, 31, of Manville, was arrested March 17 for driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop on East Somerset Street. Sgt. Thomas Fisher investigated the incident.
  • James Ratel, 50, of Raritan, was arrested March 17 on an active warrant out of the Dover Township Municipal Court after police were called to the Raritan Train Station for a dispute involving two men. Officer Bryan Benites investigated the incident.
  • Adika Sutton, 39, of Orange, was arrested March 21 for possession of a controlled dangerous substance following a motor vehicle stop. Officers Benjamin Griffin and Evan Vacchiano investigated the incident.