Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.  

May 28 - 11:21 pm - Narcotics:  P.O. Michael Van Ness initiated a motor vehicle stop on Broadway at Yerger Road and arrested the operator, Akimn Gaspard, age 27 of Paterson, after marijuana was discovered inside the vehicle and an arrest warrant was located out of Englewood for $750.  He was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, then released after bail was posted.

May 30 - 1:42 pm - Shoplifting:  Lt/Det. Tim O’Shaughnessy, Det. Mark Wyka and Det. Paul Donohue approached two females in the parking lot of Dollar Tree, 22-03 Fair Lawn Avenue, after observing them at Dollar Tree and Walgreens (17-77 River Road) acting suspiciously and arrested Anita Carrillo, age 32 of Paterson and Sarita Carrillo, age 35 of Paterson, after unpaid items from Dollar Tree ($15.80) and Walgreens ($38.36), plus marijuana and crack cocaine, was located inside their parked vehicle.

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 Anita was released after being charged with two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance and shoplifting.  Sarita was released after being charged with shoplifting.

May 30 - 9:08 pm - Narcotics:  P.O. Geovanny Buitron initiated a motor vehicle stop on Broadway at Tunbridge Road and arrested the operator, Aida Fabian, age 21 of Paterson, after marijuana was found inside her purse and in her clothing.  She was released after being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, failure to signal turn and vision obstruction.

June 1 - 12:52 am - Narcotics:  P.O. John Rovetto initiated a motor vehicle stop on Route 4 East at Paramus Road and arrested the operator, Riley Farris, age 21 of Newburyport, MA, after marijuana was discovered inside the vehicle.  He was released after being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to produce a vehicle registration card.

June 1 - 9:52 pm - Narcotics:  P.O. John Rovetto initiated a motor vehicle stop on Broadway at Cyril Avenue and arrested the operator, David Redwood, age 53 of Paterson, after marijuana was located inside the vehicle. Redwood, who had an arrest warrant out of Alpine for $78, was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and operating an unregistered vehicle, then was released after posting bail.