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. 07/24/2018 @ 11:54 p.m.

South Avenue East and High Street

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Arrested: Evan Korunow, 25, Westfield

Arrested by: Ptl. Joseph Sherbo

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

Remarks: A 2002 Chrysler was stopped on South Avenue East near High Street when the driver was seen using a cellular device while driving. Following an investigation at the scene, Ptl. Sherbo arrested the driver, Evan Korunow, for prescription legend drugs located inside the vehicle. He was processed and provided with a Superior Court appearance date. In addition, he was issued motor vehicle summonses for use of a cellular device while driving, not having a valid registration card in his possession, not having a valid insurance card in his possession, driving an unregistered vehicle and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

2. 07/28/2018 @ 4:14 a.m.

North Avenue West and Alden Street

Arrested: Simon Laurent, 39, Roselle

Arrested by: Ptl. Joseph Sherbo

Charges: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)

Remarks: Police units were dispatched to the area of North Avenue West and Alden Street for a suspicious motor vehicle. Following an investigation at the scene, Ptl. Sherbo arrested the driver, Simon Laurent, for driving while intoxicated. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, he was issued motor vehicle summonses for careless driving, delaying traffic, and having no valid registration card in his possession.

 

3. 07/28/2018 @ 9:58 a.m.

South Avenue West

Arrested: Clifford Lawson, 60, Newark

Arrested by: Ptl. Corey LoForte

Charges: Shoplifting

Remarks: Police units were dispatched to a business along South Avenue West for an alleged shoplifting. Following an investigation at the scene, Ptl. LoForte arrested the suspect, Clifford Lawson, for shoplifting a pair of sunglasses. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. He was released on his own recognizance.