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. 08/12/2018 @ 11:54 a.m. 

North Avenue West and Lincoln Avenue West

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Arrested: Joseph Harris, 46, Plainfield

Arrested by: Ptl. Christopher Gross

Charges: Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance; Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Remarks: A 1996 Buick was stopped on North Avenue West near Lincoln Avenue West for unclear plates. Following an investigation at the scene, Ptl. Gross arrested the driver, Joseph Harris, for suspected heroin located inside the vehicle. He was processed and provided with a Superior Court appearance date. In addition, he was issued motor vehicle summonses for unclear plates, no valid insurance card and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

2. 08/13/2018 @ 12:14 a.m. 

Raritan Road

Arrested: Stephen Ferraro, 35, Roselle; Nicholas Ramos, 29, Bronx NY

Arrested by: Ptl. Nicholas Cook

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

Remarks: A 2011 Nissan was stopped on Raritan Road for speeding. Following an investigation at the scene, Ptl. Cook arrested the driver, Nicholas Ramos, and a passenger, Stephen Ferraro, for suspected marijuana located inside the vehicle. They were both processed and provided with Municipal Court appearance dates. In addition, the driver was issued motor vehicle summonses for speeding, not having a valid registration card in his possession and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

3. 08/13/2018 @ 8:09 a.m. 

Myrtle Street and Rod Smith Place

Arrested: Nicole Parah, 31, Hamilton; Jonathan Guild, 34, Hamilton

Arrested by: Ptl. Gregory Federici

Charges: Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance; Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Remarks: A 1996 Toyota was stopped on Myrtle Street near Rod Smith Place for erratic driving. Following an investigation at the scene, Ptl. Federici arrested the driver, Nicole Parah, and a passenger, Jonathan Guild, for suspected crack-cocaine, heroin and a hypodermic syringe located inside the vehicle. They were both processed and provided with Superior Court appearance dates. In addition, the driver was issued motor vehicle summonses for an unsafe lane change and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

4. 08/13/2018 @ 1:37 p.m.

North Avenue East and Carpenter Place

Arrested: Michael Sergi, 53, Elizabeth; Thomas Bradian, 48, Roselle​​​​​​​

Arrested by: Ptl. Ryan Gerrity

Charges: Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Remarks: A 2005 Infiniti was stopped on North Avenue East near Carpenter Place for a seatbelt violation. Following an investigation at the scene, Ptl. Gerrity arrested the driver, Thomas Bradian, and a passenger, Michael Sergi, for suspected heroin located on their persons. They were processed and provided with Superior Court appearance dates. In addition, the driver was issued motor vehicle summonses for not having a valid driver’s license in his possession and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

5. 08/13/2018 @ 10:50 p.m. 

Centennial Avenue and Raritan Road

Arrested: Jesse Argenziano, 24, Linden; Anthony Russo, 29, Winfield

Arrested by: Ptl. Michael O’Neil

Charges: Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance; Possession of Under 50g (Marijuana); Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Remarks: A 2004 Hyundai was stopped on Centennial Avenue near Raritan Road for failure to signal a turn. Following an investigation at the scene, Ptl. O’Neil arrested the driver, Jesse Argenziano, and a passenger, Anthony Russo, for suspected heroin, marijuana and a hypodermic syringe located inside the vehicle. They were both processed and provided with Superior Court appearance dates. In addition, the driver was issued motor vehicle summonses for not signaling a turn and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

6. 08/14/2018 @ 2:01 a.m.

Ramapo Road and Munsee Drive

Arrested: Christopher Gonzalez, 23, Linden

Arrested by: Ptl. Timothy Handy

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

Remarks: A 2015 Toyota was stopped on Ramapo Road near Munsee Drive for an improper turn. Following an investigation at the scene, Ptl. Handy arrested the driver, Christopher Gonzalez, for suspected marijuana located inside the vehicle. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, he was issued motor vehicle summonses for an improper turn, not having a valid insurance card in his possession, a seatbelt violation and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.