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. 7/31/2019 @ 10:20 p.m.

Buchanan Street

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Arrested: Jamelle Harper, 18, Elizabeth

Arrested by: Ptl. John Rattigan

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

Remarks: Police units were dispatched to Buchanan Street for a suspicious vehicle parked in the area. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Rattigan arrested an occupant in the vehicle, Jamelle Harper, for possession of suspected THC oil found inside the vehicle. He was processed and provided with a Superior Court appearance date.

 

2. 08/01/2019 @ 9:13 p.m.

North Avenue East and Garden State Parkway 137 Exchange

Arrested: Daniel Rodriguez, 33, Carteret; Emmanuel Rivera, 30, Carteret

Arrested by: Ptl. Christopher Gross

Charges: Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance; Possession of Prescription Legend Drugs; Possession of Under 50g (Marijuana); Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Remarks: A 2006 Acura was stopped on North Avenue East and the Garden State Parkway 137 Exchange for a headlamp out. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Gross arrested the driver and a passenger, Daniel Rodriguez and Emmanuel Rivera respectively, for possession of suspected Tramadol and Amphetamine found inside the vehicle. In addition, Rodriguez was also charged with possession of suspected THC oil and marijuana. They were both processed and provided with Superior Court appearance dates. In addition, Rodriguez was issued motor vehicle summonses for maintenance of lamps and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

3. 08/03/2019 @ 8:50 a.m.

Myrtle Street and Commerce Drive

Arrested: Hanayah Brown, 20, Newark; Reginald Mclean, 33, Newark

Arrested by: Ptl. Thomas Bell

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

Remarks: A 2009 Buick was stopped on Myrtle Street and Commerce Drive for unsafe backing. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Bell arrested a passenger, Hanayah Brown, for suspected marijuana found in her possession. The driver, Reginald Mclean, was also arrested for an active arrest warrant he had out of Essex County. Brown was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, McLean was issued motor vehicle summonses for a suspended driver and unclear plates.

 

4. 8/04/2019 @ 12:24 a.m.

Raritan Road and Centennial Avenue

Arrested: Tanasia Crockett, 24, Bloomfield

Arrested by: Ptl. Brian Trotter

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

Remarks: A 2011 Honda was stopped on Raritan Road and Centennial Avenue for no front license plate. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Trotter arrested a passenger, Tanasia Crockett, for possession of suspected marijuana located inside the vehicle. She was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, the driver was issued motor vehicle summonses for suspended driver, no front license plate and maintenance of lamps.

 

5. 8/04/2019 @ 12:40 a.m.

North Avenue East and John Street

Arrested: Sean Wade, 27, Hillside

Arrested by: Ptl. Shayne Temple

Charges: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)

Remarks: A 2011 Ford was stopped on North Avenue East and John Street for erratic driving. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Temple arrested the driver, Sean Wade, for driving while intoxicated. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, Wade was issued motor vehicle summonses for open container, careless driving, failure to keep right and unclear plates.

 

6. 8/04/2019 @ 5:07 a.m. 

South Avenue East

Arrested: Juan Carlos Morales, 29, East Orange

Arrested by: Ptl. Joseph Sherbo

Charges: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)

Remarks: A 2016 Nissan was stopped on South Avenue East for impeding the flow of traffic. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Sherbo arrested the driver, Juan Carlos Morales, for driving while intoxicated. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, Morales was issued motor vehicle summonses for delaying traffic, obstructing traffic and unlicensed driver.

 

7. 8/04/2019 @ 11:51 a.m.

South Avenue West

Arrested: Anthony Miller, 52, Elizabeth

Arrested by: Ptl. Jason D’Agostino

Charges: Shoplifting

Remarks: Police units were dispatched to a South Avenue West business on a report of a shoplifting. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. D’Agostino arrested the suspect, Anthony Miller, for shoplifting $400 worth of merchandise. He was processed and provided with a Superior Court appearance date. Miller was released on his own recognizance.