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Cranford Police Blotter: Five Drug-Related Arrests

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The Cranford Police Department seized two handguns, bullets and narcotics following the arrest of three individuals on late Monday evening. Credits: CPD
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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.

 

10/20/2017 5:12 p.m.

Centennial Avenue at Cayuga Road

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Arrested: Stephen Cox, 32, Sayreville

Arrested: Deanna Genna, 21, Sayreville

Arrested by: Ptl. Robert Jordan

Charges: Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance(cocaine), Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (heroin), Possession of Hypodermic Syringe, Possession of Paraphernalia.

Remarks: A 1998 Honda was stopped for a seatbelt violation. Following an investigation the driver, Deanna Genna, and the passenger, Stephen Cox, were found to be in possession of cocaine, heroin, and a hypodermic syringe. Genna and Cox were arrested, processed, and released pending a Superior Court date. The driver, Genna, was also issued motor vehicle summonses for not wearing a seatbelt and possession of a CDS in a vehicle.

 

10/21/2017 2:12 a.m.

North Avenue East

Arrested: Bishop Tyler,20, Plainfield

Arrested by: Ptl. Timothy Handy

Charges: Possession of Under 50g of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia

Remarks: A 2002 Volkswagen was stopped for a broken taillight. Following an investigation Bishop Tyler was found to be in possession of marijuana. Tyler was arrested, processed, and released pending a Superior Court date. Tyler was also issued motor vehicle summonses for having a broken taillight and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a vehicle.

 

10/24/2017 9:32 p.m.

North Avenue East at Carpenter Place

Arrested: Levaughn Allen, 29, Plainfield

Arrested by: Ptl. John Rattigan

Charges: Possession of Under 50 grams of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia, Hindering Investigation

Remarks: A 2006 Pontiac was stopped for having an unclear license plate. Following an investigation a passenger in the vehicle, Levaughn Allen, falsely identified himself to officers on scene and was found to be in possession of under 50 grams of marijuana. Allen was arrested, processed, and released pending a Municipal Court hearing. The driver was issued motor vehicle summonses for having an unclear license plate and failure to inspect a motor vehicle.


 

10/25/2017 9:48 p.m.

North Avenue East at Elizabeth Avenue

Arrested: Steven Deluke, 25, Cranford

Arrested by: Ptl. Jason D’Agostino

Charges: Possession of Under 50 grams of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia

Remarks: A bicyclist was stopped for not having required lights on a bicycle. The bicyclist was with two pedestrians who were also stopped. Following an investigation one of the pedestrians, Steven Deluke was found to be in possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and paraphernalia. Deluke was arrested, processed, and released pending a Municipal Court hearing. The operator of the bicycle was issued a summons for not having required lights on a bicycle.

 

10/25/2017 11:19 p.m.

Centennial Avenue at Hayes Street

Arrested: Ryan Morrell, 35, Colonia

Arrested by:  Ptl. Ryan Gerrity

Charges: Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (cocaine), Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (heroin), Possession of Paraphernalia

Remarks: A 2003 Mercury was stopped for a seatbelt violation. Following an investigation the driver, Ryan Morrell was found to be in possession of cocaine and heroin. Morrell was arrested, charged, and released pending a Superior Court hearing. Morrell was also issued motor vehicle summonses for failure to wear a seatbelt and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a vehicle.

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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