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Fair Lawn Police Blotter - August 15





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CONTACT: Sgt.  Brian Metzler

                  Fair Lawn Police Department

                  8-01 Fair Lawn Ave.

                  Fair Lawn, NJ 07410                   

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                  (201) 796-1960  fax

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DATE:  08/15/2017

Fair Lawn Police Blotter  


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8:49 pm

Narcotics:  P.O. Justin DiGuglielmo initiated a motor vehicle stop on Broadway at East Amsterdam Avenue and arrested the operator, Jay Hernandez, age 24 of Paterson, after marijuana was located inside the vehicle.  He was released after being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.


10:08 pm

Narcotics:  P.O. John Rovetto initiated a motor vehicle stop on 34th Street at Broadway and arrested the operator, Khalid Nazzal, age 22 of Yonkers, NY, after marijuana was located inside the vehicle.  He was released after being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, ficticious license plates, operating with a suspended license, failure to observe a traffic control device, operating an unregistered vehicle and 3 counts of failure to possess government documents.


12:40 am

Wanted Person:  P.O. Justin DiGuglielmo initiated a motor vehicle stop on Broadway near Blue Hill Avenue and arrested the operator, Jermaine May, age 32 of New City, NY, after an arrest warrant was located out of Clifton for $155.  He was charged with having an obstructed windshield, then released once bail was posted.


3:17 am

P.O. Geovanny Buitron stopped to assist a disabled vehicle on Maple Avenue and arrested Mark Smith, age 48 of Haskell, after finding evidence of drug use and locating an arrest warrant out of Morris County.  He was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, then handed over to Morris County Sheriff’s Department.


6:15 pm

Wanted Person:  P.O. Nicholas Snyder initiated a motor vehicle stop on Morlot Avenue at Dorothy Street and arrested the operator, Charon Manning, age 32 of Paterson, after an arrest warrant was located out of Paterson for $200.  She was charged with operating with a suspended license & operating an uninsured vehicle, then released after bail was posted.


12:47 am

Driving While Intoxicated:  P.O. Brian Rypkema initiated a motor vehicle stop on Morlot Avenue at Camp Court and arrested the operator, Paul Taryla, age 26 of Fair Lawn, after he failed a roadside sobriety test.  He was released to a responsible family member after being charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to maintain a single lane & careless driving.


2:59 pm

Shoplifting:  P.O. Christopher Siano, with additional officers, responded to CVS, 18-35 River Road, on a report of a shoplifting and arrested Melinda Ramirez, age 37 of Paterson, after she was found in front of the business with $73.03 in unpaid items in her purse.  She was released after being charged with shoplifting.


6:37 pm

Narcotics:  P.O. Brian Rypkema & P.O. Juan Hinojosa responded to Yerger Road at Sycamore Drive on a report of a parked suspicious vehicle and upon arrival, arrested a passenger, Aric McCray, age 19 of Fair Lawn, after marijuana was located inside a backpack.  He was released after being charged with possession of a controlled d angerous substance & possession of drug paraphernalia.


Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants  are presumed innocent until proven guilty.  If there are questions in reference to the above news release, media personnel can contact Sgt. Brian Metzler at the Fair Lawn Police Department at (201) 794-5365 or by e-mail at bmetzler@fairlawnpd.com.



Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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