10/16/2019 - 12:21 am Driving While Intoxicated: P.O. Anthony Ferreira, P.O. Robert Iozzia, P.O. Michael Franco, P.O. Thomas Spear, P.O. Juan Hinojosa & P.O. Michael Van Ness responded to 17th Street near Morlot Avenue for a motor vehicle crash and arrested Thomas Stellingwerf, age 37 of Garfield, after he struck a parked vehicle on 17th Street, then was unable to perform a roadside sobriety test. After he refused medical treatment from the Fair Lawn Volunteer Ambulance Corps, he was charged with reckless driving, careless driving & driving while intoxicated, then released to a responsible family member.
10/18/2019 - 10:34 pm Narcotics: P.O. Geovanny Buitron initiated a motor vehicle stop on Broadway at 29th Street and arrested the operator, Niki Capaci, age 36 of Middletown, NY, and the passenger, Heidi Gillespie, age 36 of Middletown, NY, after heroin was discovered inside the vehicle. Both were released after being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, Possession of hypodermic needles & throwing debris from a motor vehicle.
10/19/2019 - 8:06 pm Narcotics: P.O. Geovanny Buitron initiated a motor vehicle stop on Route 4 at Paramus Road and arrested the operator, Marvin Parada, age 32 of Kingston, NY, and both passengers: Elisha Cooper, age 22 of Valatie, NY, & Nicholas Cooper, age 27 of Kingston, NY, after heroin was discovered inside the vehicle.
Parada, who initially gave false information during questioning, was charged with hindering, possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), possession of drug paraphernalia & possession of hypodermic needles. Elisha & Nicholas were both charged with possession of CDS, possession of drug paraphernalia & possession of hypodermic needles.
Parade & Elisha Cooper were released after charged. Nicholas Cooper had arrest warrants located out of Paterson ($500) & Clifton ($500). He was handed over to Paterson Police.
Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.