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Fair Lawn Police Blotter - Nov. 13

November 7

1:05 am - Wanted Person:  P.O. Juan Rodriguez initiated a motor vehicle stop on Route 208 North at Goffle Road in Hawthorne and arrested the operator, Justin Landi, age 30 of Wyckoff, after an arrest warrant was located out of Midland Park for $500.  He was charged with operating an unregistered vehicle and operating with a suspended license, then released after bail was posted.

12:56 am - Driving While Intoxicated:  P.O. Geovanny Buitron & P.O. John Rovetto initiated a motor vehicle stop on Broadway at Plaza Road and arrested the operator, Everton Bryan, age 55 of Englewood, after he failed a roadside sobriety test. He was released to a responsible adult after being charged with failure to obey a traffic control device, reckless driving, careless driving, failure to wear a seatbelt, failure to possess a driver’s license, driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit to breath samples and operating with a suspended license.

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3:58 am - Narcotics:  P.O. Juan Rodriguez approached a suspicious person walking on 4th Street at Legion Place and arrested Stephen Brown, age 27 of Pompton Lakes, after heroin was located in a backpack he was carrying. He was released after being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

November 8

8:42 am - Driving While Intoxicated:  P.O. Luis Vasquez, P.O. Christopher Siano, P.O. Peter Federico, Sgt. Sean Macys & Sgt. Anthony Ferreira located a vehicle on Grunauer Place after the vehicle was seen driving onto a lawn and striking a vehicle on Summit Avenue and arrested Muhammad Khan, age 27 of Fair Lawn, after he was unable to perform roadside sobriety tests. Khan was transported to Valley Hospital by Fair Lawn Volunteer Ambulance for treatment.  He was charged with leaving the scene of a motor vehicle crash, failure to report a motor vehicle crash, failure to maintain a lane, reckless driving, careless driving and driving while intoxicated.

November 11

8:20 pm - Narcotics:  P.O. Geovanny Buitron & P.O. Justin DiGuglielmo responded to a call of 2 males seen entering a property on Hillside Terrace and arrested a 14-year-old male and a 15-year-old male, both of Fair Lawn, after they were both found with marijuana in their possession. Both were released to parents and will be charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance in family court.

8:46 pm - Wanted Person:  Sgt. Sean Macys, P.O. Brian Goodson & P.O. John Rovetto responded to a residence on Mason Place and arrested Louis Carlson, age 34 of Fair Lawn, after an arrest warrant was located out of Morris County. He was turned over to Morris County Sheriff’s Department.

November 12

10:39 pm - Narcotics:  P.O. John Rovetto initiated a motor vehicle stop on Broadway at Lyncrest Avenue and arrested the operator, Omar Vasquez, age 21 of Clifton, after marijuana was handed over to the officer upon request. He was released after being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to possess an insurance card and operating with a suspended license.

11:12 pm - Narcotics:   P.O. Justin DiGuglielmo initiated a motor vehicle stop on Maple Avenue at Forest Street and arrested the operator, Jason Rosen, age 21 of Teaneck, after marijuana was discovered inside the vehicle. He was released after being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to maintain a working muffler and unsafe safety glass on a motor vehicle.

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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