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. 10/17/2019 @ 9:00 p.m.

Centennial Avenue and Raritan Road

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Arrested: Stafon Kendrick Jr., 19, Newark

Arrested by: Ptl. John Rattigan

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

Remarks: A 2008 Nissan was stopped on Centennial Avenue and Raritan Road for a brake lamp out. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Rattigan arrested a passenger, Stafon Kendrick, for suspected marijuana found on him. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, the driver was issued motor vehicle summonses for maintenance of lamps, suspended driver and no valid driver’s license in his possession.

 

2. 10/19/2019 @ 7:13 p.m.

North Avenue East and the Garden State Parkway 137 Exchange

Arrested: Gerald Tighe, 32, West Long Branch

Arrested by: Ptl. Christopher Gross

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

Remarks: A 2005 Jeep was stopped on North Avenue East and the Garden State Parkway 137 exchange for erratic driving. Following an investigation on scene, Ptl. Gross arrested the driver, Gerald Tighe, for suspected marijuana found inside the vehicle. He was processed and provided with a Municipal Court appearance date. In addition, Tighe was issued motor vehicle summonses for an unsafe lane change, maintenance of lamps and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.