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. 10/09/2019 @ 7:33 p.m.

North Avenue East and the Garden State Parkway 137 Exchange

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Arrested: Deshawn Claiborne, 25, East Orange

Arrested by: Ptl. Christopher Gross

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

Remarks: A 2017 Chevrolet was stopped on North Avenue East and the Garden State Parkway 137 Exchange for unclear plates. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Gross arrested the driver, Deshawn Claiborne, for suspected marijuana found inside the vehicle. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, Claiborne was issued motor vehicle summonses for unclear plates, no valid driver’s license in his possession and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

2. 10/10/2019 @ 9:39 p.m. 

Quine Street

Arrested: David Cartagenovamartin, 23, Elizabeth

Arrested by: Ptl. Christopher Gross

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

Remarks: Police units were dispatched to Quine Street on a suspicious vehicle occupied and parked in the area. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Gross arrested an occupant, David Cartagenovamartin, for suspected marijuana found inside the vehicle. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date.

 

3. 10/11/2019 @ 1:03 a.m.

Raritan Road and Coleman Avenue

Arrested: Tara Burrell, 46, Linden

Arrested by: Ptl. Ali Muhammad

Charges: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)

Remarks: A 2010 Lexus was stopped on Raritan Road and Coleman Avenue for failing to stop for a red traffic signal. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Muhammad arrested the driver, Tara Burrell, for driving while intoxicated (DWI). She was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, Burrell was issued a motor vehicle summonses for refusal to the submitting of breath samples, careless driving, reckless driving, delaying traffic, disregard of an official traffic control device, obstructing traffic, an improper turn and an unsafe lane change.

 

4. 10/11/2019 @ 7:09 p.m.

Cranford Terrace

Arrested: Justin Sanzo, 47, Cranford

Arrested by: Ptl. Gregory Federici

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

Remarks: A 2007 Chevrolet was stopped on Cranford Terrace for a break lamp out. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Federici arrested the driver, Justin Sanzo, for suspected heroin found on him. He was processed and provided with a Superior Court appearance date. In addition, Sanzo was issued motor vehicle summonses for maintenance of lamps, suspended driver and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

5. 10/12/2019 @ 1:18 a.m. 

Estelle Place

Arrested: Timothy Colter, 21, Cranford

Arrested by: Ptl. Michael Gamba

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

Remarks: A 2005 Acura was stopped on Estelle Place after Police units were dispatched to the area for a suspicious vehicle. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Gamba arrested a passenger, Timothy Colter, for suspected marijuana found inside the vehicle. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date.

 

6. 10/14/2019 @ 11:23 a.m.

Centennial Avenue and the Garden State Parkway 136 Exchange

Arrested: Rui Santos, 29, Roselle

Arrested by: Ptl. Jason D’Agostino

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

Remarks: A 2011 Honda was stopped on Centennial Avenue and the Garden State Parkway 136 Exchange for a view obstruction. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. D’Agostino arrested the driver, Rui Santos, for suspected marijuana found inside the vehicle. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, Santos was issued motor vehicle summonses for unclear plates, a view obstruction and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

7. 10/15/2019 @ 2:29 p.m.

Lincoln Avenue East and Broad Street

Arrested: Lesley Delgrippo, 49, Cranford

Arrested by: Det. Spencer Durkin

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

Remarks: Det. Spencer Durkin stopped a pedestrian near Lincoln Avenue East and Broad Street when she created a hazardous condition crossing the road. Following an investigation on scene, Det. Durkin arrested the pedestrian, Lesley Delgrippo, for possession of a suspected cocaine and heroin found in her possession. She was processed and provided with a Superior Court appearance date.