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. 8/29/2019 @ 3:42 a.m.

North Avenue East and Garden State Parkway 137 Exchange

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Arrested: Luis Velazquez, 23, Bronx NY

Arrested by: Ptl. Robert Chamra

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

Remarks: A 2017 Nissan was stopped on North Avenue East and the Garden State Parkway 137 Exchange for unclear plates. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Chamra arrested the driver, Luis Velazquez, for possession of suspected marijuana found inside the vehicle. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, Velazquez was issued motor vehicle summonses for suspended driving, unlicensed driver and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

2. 08/30/2019 @ 1:23 p.m.

North Avenue West

Arrested: Gabriela Garcia, 24, Westfield

Arrested by: Det. William Pietrucha

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

Remarks: A 2010 Kia was stopped on North Avenue West for tinted windows. Following an investigation on scene, Det. Pietrucha arrested the driver, Gabriela Garcia, for possession of suspected marijuana found inside the vehicle. She was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, Garcia was issued motor vehicle summonses for unclear plates, tinted windows and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

3. 08/30/2019 @ 4:46 p.m.

Centennial Avenue and South Avenue East

Arrested: Daniel Quiles, 25, Newark; Giovanni Bolanos, 25, Newark A

rrested by: Ptl. Michael Gamba

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

Remarks: A 2003 Acura was stopped on Centennial Avenue and South Avenue East for a brake lamp out. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Gamba arrested the driver, Daniel Quiles, for an active arrest warrant out of West Caldwell Township. A passenger, Giovanni Bolanos, was also arrested for possession of suspected marijuana found inside the vehicle. Bolanos was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. Quiles was issued motor vehicle summonses for maintenance of lamps, suspended driving, no valid insurance card and no valid registration card.

 

4. 9/01/2019 @ 1:26 a.m.

Chester Lang Place and Aberdeen Court

Arrested: Brian Darling, 42, Cranford

Arrested by: Ptl. Christopher Gross

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

Remarks: Police units stopped a suspicious male on a skateboard in the area of Chester Lang Place and Aberdeen Court. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Gross arrested the individual, Brian Darling, for possession of suspected crack-cocaine found in his possession. He was processed and provided with a Superior Court appearance date.

 

5. 9/02/2019 @ 7:50 p.m.

North Avenue West and Lincoln Avenue West

Arrested: Rahmaan Muhammad, 30, Irvington

Arrested by: Ptl. Christopher Gross

Charges: Possession of Prescription Legend Drugs; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Remarks: A 2011 Chevrolet was stopped on North Avenue West and Lincoln Avenue West for unclear plates. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Gross arrested the driver, Rahmaan Muhammad, for possession of suspected Oxycodone, Hydrocodone and Baclofen found 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, suspended driving and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

6. 9/03/2019 @ 8:15 a.m. 

Kenilworth Boulevard and Nomahegan Road

Arrested: Amanda Deguzman, 26, Summit

Arrested by: Ptl. Michael O’Neil

Charges: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Remarks: A 2017 Honda was stopped on the Kenilworth Boulevard and Nomahegan Road for speeding. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. O’Neil arrested the driver, Amanda Deguzman, for possession of a suspected crack pipe found inside the vehicle. She was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, Deguzman was issued motor vehicle summonses for speeding and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

7. 9/03/2019 @ 7:45 p.m.

Raritan Road and Coleman Avenue

Arrested: Justin Rey, 30, Patterson

Arrested by: Ptl. Ryan Gerrity

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

Remarks: A 2012 Audi was stopped on Raritan Road and Coleman Avenue for an illegal turn. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Gerrity arrested the driver, Justin Rey, for possession of suspected crackcocaine and marijuana found inside the vehicle. He was processed and provided with a Superior Court appearance date. In addition, Rey was issued motor vehicle summonses for an illegal turn, suspended driving and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle