Police & Fire

DUIs, Stolen License Plate in Recent Township Arrests


RARITAN TWP., NJ – Police here recently released details on several unrelated arrests.

  • John M. Osborne, 23, of the township and was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after a single-vehicle crash on Voorhees Corner Road around 3:30 a.m. June 24.

Sgt. Joseph Canonica found Osborne while stopping to check on an apparently disabled vehicle on the side of the road.

Osborne was issued additional motor vehicle summonses charging him with careless driving, reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident and failure to report an accident. The vehicle was towed and Osborne was released.

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  • Patrol Officer P.O. Ismael Mendez arrested a Brooklyn man after stopping him for speeding on Route 202 around 5:10 a.m. June 27, police said.

During the stop, police found that the license plate on the vehicle had been entered as stolen by the Duval County Sheriff’s Office in Jacksonville, Florida.

Yonel Jean, 58, was charged with receiving stolen property and given a motor vehicle summons charging him with speeding. The vehicle was towed and Jean was released.

  • Police arrested Brian L. Dileo, 33 and Michael A. Dileo, 24, both of Waterbury, Connecticut, and charged each with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana after a motor vehicle stop on Route 202/31 around 11:53 p.m. Sunday.

Police said Sgt. Robert Landolina stopped Brian Dileo because his vehicle had several lights out. He was also issued motor vehicle summonses charging him with failure to maintain of lamps and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle. Both were released after processing.

  • Jamie F. Spratford, 23, of Philadelphia, was arrested by Sgt. Robert Landolina and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after a motor vehicle stop on Old York Road around 1:48 a.m. Tuesday.

According to police, they initially stopped to check on a vehicle, later found to be driven by Spratford, parked in the roadway on Horseshoe Drive with the headlights on. When Spratford saw Landolina exit his police vehicle and approach on foot, she turned the headlights off and drove away, police said. The vehicle was stopped a short distance away.

Spratford was issued additional motor vehicle summonses charging her with failure to use headlights when required, possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle and reckless driving. She was released to a friend.

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