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. 08/04/2018 @ 1:40 a.m.

South Avenue West and Lincoln Avenue West

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Arrested: Quentin Padilla, 25, Clark

Arrested by: Sgt. Thomas Stiansen

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

Remarks: A 2017 Ford was stopped on South Avenue West near Lincoln Avenue West for speeding.
Following an investigation at the scene, Sgt. Stiansen arrested the driver, Quentin Padilla, 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 speeding and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

2. 08/05/2018 @ 2:08 a.m.

North Avenue East and Garden State Parkway 137 Exchange

Arrested: Brian Basara, 24, Parlin

Arrested by: Ptl. Nicholas Cook

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

Remarks: A 2006 Chevy was stopped on North Avenue East at the Garden State Parkway 137 Exchange for unclear plates. Following an investigation at the scene, Ptl. Cook arrested the driver, Brian Basara, 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, not having a valid registration card in his possession and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.