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.

 

1. 05/24/2018 8:37 p.m.

Centennial Avenue and Raritan Road

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Arrested: Jullian Ferguson, 22, Irvington

Arrested by: Ptl. Daniel Donnerstag

Charges: Possession of Under 50g (Marijuana); Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Remarks: A 2007 Honda was stopped on Centennial Avenue near Raritan Road for not signaling a turn. Following an investigation at the scene, Ptl. Donnerstag arrested the driver, Jullian Ferguson, for suspected marijuana located inside the vehicle. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. Additionally, he was issued motor vehicle summonses for being a suspended driver, having an unregistered vehicle, and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

2. 05/24/2018 9:10 p.m.

Centennial Avenue and Raritan Road

Arrested: Rafael Batista, 52, Edison

Arrested by: Ptl. Joseph Sherbo

Charges: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)

Remarks: Police units were detailed to the intersection of Centennial Avenue and Raritan Road for a motor vehicle crash. Following an investigation at the scene, Ptl. Sherbo arrested one of the drivers, Rafael Batista, for driving while intoxicated. He was processed and released to a responsible adult. He was provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. Rafael Batista was also issued a motor vehicle summons for delaying traffic related to the crash.

 

3. 05/27/2018 1:05 p.m.

Centennial Avenue and Raritan Road

Arrested: Shaquan Kyle-Knight, 19, East Orange

Arrested by: Ptl. Jason D’Agostino

Charges: Possession of Under 50g (Marijuana); Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Remarks: A 2018 Honda was stopped on Centennial Avenue near Raritan Road for a seatbelt violation. Following an investigation at the scene, Ptl. D’Agostino arrested a passenger, Shaquan Kyle-Knight, for suspected marijuana located on his person. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. Additionally, the driver was issued motor vehicle summonses for a seatbelt violation and for being a suspended driver.

 

4. 05/28/2018 4:24 p.m.

Walnut Avenue and South Avenue East

Arrested: Patricia Desalvo, 45, Clark

Arrested by: Ptl. Daniel Norton

Charges: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI); Use of a Controlled Dangerous Substance

Remarks: Police units were detailed to the intersection of Walnut Avenue and South Avenue East for a motor vehicle crash. Following an investigation at the scene, Ptl. Norton arrested one of the drivers, Patricia Desalvo, for driving while intoxicated and use of a controlled dangerous substance. She was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, she was also issued a motor vehicle summons for careless driving related to the crash.