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. 04/02/2019 @ 12:47 p.m.

South Avenue West and Washington Place

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Arrested: Musa Zawer, 22, Clifton

Arrested by: Det. Robert Jordan

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

Remarks: A 2002 Buick was stopped on South Avenue West and Washington place for erratic driving. Following an investigation on scene, Det. Jordan arrested the driver, Musa Zawer, for suspected marijuana found inside the vehicle. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, he was issued a motor vehicle summons for failing to maintain his lane.

 

2. 4/03/2019 @ 4:41 p.m.

North Avenue East and the Garden State Parkway 137 Exchange

Arrested: Stanley Chanoine, 33, Edison

Arrested by: Ptl. Matthew Siessel

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

Remarks: A 2006 Lexus was stopped on North Avenue East and the Garden State Parkway 137 Exchange for a seatbelt violation. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Siessel arrested the driver, Stanley Chanoine, for suspected marijuana found in his possession. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, he was issued motor vehicle summonses for a seatbelt violation, maintenance of lamps, suspended driver and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

3. 4/03/2019 @ 3:21 p.m.

North Avenue East and John Street

Arrested: Michael Castro, 44, Newark

Arrested by: Ptl. Gregory Federici

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

Remarks: A 1996 Ford was stopped on North Avenue East and John Street for a seatbelt violation. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Federici arrested a passenger, Michael Castro, for suspected heroin and a hypodermic needle found in his possession. He was processed and provided with a Superior Court appearance date. In addition, he was issued a motor vehicle summons for a seatbelt violation.

 

4. 4/03/2019 @ 6:53 p.m.

Raritan Road and Moen Avenue

Arrested: Jack Poffenberger, 53, Rahway; Jennifer Jannucci, 30, Hawthorne

Arrested by: Ptl. Ryan Gerrity

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

Remarks: A 2001 Honda was stopped on Raritan Road and Moen Avenue for a seatbelt violation. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Gerrity arrested the driver and a passenger, Jack Poffenberger and Jennifer Jannucci respectively, for suspected heroin Poffenberger had in his possession and a hypodermic syringe found on Jannucci. They were processed and provided with Superior Court appearance dates. In addition, Poffenberger was issued motor vehicle summonses for a seatbelt violation and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

5. 4/06/2019 @ 8:50 p.m.

Raritan Road

Arrested: Adham Khalil, 18, Roselle; Joshua Jordan, 18, Roselle

Arrested by: Ptl. Joseph Sherbo

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

Remarks: A 2006 Hyundai was stopped on Raritan Road for a parking lamp out. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Sherbo arrested the driver and a passenger, Joshua Jordan and Adham Khalil respectively, for suspected marijuana found inside the vehicle. They were processed and provided with Municipal Court appearance dates. Jordan was also issued motor vehicle summonses for an inspection violation, maintenance of lamps, no valid insurance card in his possession and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

 

6. 4/06/2019 @ 11:59 p.m. 

Walnut Avenue and Raritan Road

Arrested: Junior Rodriguez, 20, Elizabeth

Arrested by: Ptl. Shayne Temple

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

Remarks: A 2001 Honda was stopped on Walnut Avenue and Raritan Road for a headlamp and seatbelt violation. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Temple arrested a passenger, Junior Rodriguez, for suspected marijuana found inside the vehicle. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. Additionally, the driver was issued motor vehicle summonses for maintenance of lamps and having no valid insurance card in his possession.

 

7. 4/07/2019 @ 5:52 p.m.

Centennial Avenue

Arrested: Jorge Mendoza, 37, Elizabeth

Arrested by: Ptl. James Knight

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

Remarks: A 2015 Nissan was stopped on Centennial Avenue for a headlamp and seatbelt violation. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Temple arrested a passenger, Junior Rodriguez, for suspected marijuana found inside the vehicle. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. Additionally, the driver was issued motor vehicle summonses for maintenance of lamps and having no valid insurance card in his possession.

 

8. 4/07/2019 @ 1023 p.m.

Centennial Avenue

Arrested: Evan Goodridge, 21, Rahway

Arrested by: Ptl. Joseph Sherbo

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

Remarks: A 2015 Nissan was stopped on Centennial Avenue for not signaling a turn. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Sherbo arrested a passenger, Evan Goodridge, for suspected marijuana found inside the vehicle. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. Additionally, the driver was issued motor vehicle summonses for not signaling a turn.

 

9. 4/10/2019 @ 11:04 a.m.

Alden Street and Miln Street

Arrested: Rebecca Souza, 23, Hillside

Arrested by: Ptl. Robert Chamra

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

Remarks: A 2001 Nissan was stopped on Alden Street and Miln Street when the driver was observed using her cell phone. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Chamra arrested the driver, Rebecca Souza, for suspected marijuana found inside the vehicle. She was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. Additionally, Souza was issued motor vehicle summonses for using a cell phone while driving and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.