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. 02/27/2020 @ 2:07 p.m.

North Avenue East and Garden State Parkway 137 Exchange

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Arrested: Stephanie Padron, 27, Elizabeth

Arrested by: Det. Spencer Durkin

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

Remarks: A 2005 Honda was stopped on North Avenue East and the Garden State Parkway 137 Exchange for a seatbelt violation. Following an investigation on scene, Det. Durkin arrested the driver, Stephanie Padron, for possession of suspected marijuana. She was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, a passenger was issued a motor vehicle summons for a seatbelt violation.

 

2. 02/29/2020 @ 9:38 p.m. 

Centennial Avenue and Buchanan Street

Arrested: John Cafaro, 58, Cranford

Arrested by: Ptl. Ryan McSherry

Charges: Driving While intoxicated (DWI)

Remarks: Police units were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on Centennial Avenue and Buchanan Street. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. McSherry arrested one of the drivers, John Cafaro, for driving while intoxicated. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date.

 

3. 02/29/2020 @ 9:31 p.m.

North Avenue East and Orchard Street

Arrested: Ibn Berry, 25, Union

Arrested by: Ptl. Christopher Folinusz

Charges: Possession of Prescription Legend Drugs

Remarks: A 2014 Honda was stopped on North Avenue East and Orchard Street for using a cellular device while driving. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Folinusz arrested the driver, Ibn Berry, for possession of suspected Promethazine. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, Berry was issued motor vehicle summonses for use of a cellular device while driving, suspended driving and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

4. 03/03/2020 @ 1:17 p.m.

Centennial Avenue and Hayes Street

Arrested: Terrence Barfield, 47, Rahway

Arrested by: Ptl. Gregory Federici

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

Remarks A 2008 Chrysler was stopped on Centennial Avenue and Hayes Street for failing to use a turn signal. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Federici arrested the driver, Terrence Barfield, for possession of suspected marijuana. He was processed and provided with a Superior Court appearance date. In addition, Barfield was issued motor vehicle summonses for failing to signal a lane change, maintenance of lamps and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

5. 03/04/2020 @ 11:47 p.m.

North Avenue East and Garden State Parkway 137 Exchange

Arrested: Lamar Turner, 22, West Orange

Arrested by: Ptl. Christopher Gross

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

Remarks: A 2011 Audi was stopped on North Avenue East and the Garden State Parkway Exchange for unclear plates. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Gross arrested the driver, Lamar Turner, for possession of suspected marijuana. He was processed and provided with a Superior Court appearance date. In addition, Turner was issued motor vehicle summonses for unclear plates, failure to keep right and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.