Police & Fire

'Khat,' Trepassing at HCHS, in Recent Township Arrests

70b839011e375e894a97_rar_twp_police_2.jpg
70b839011e375e894a97_rar_twp_police_2.jpg

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

  • Sgt. Robert Landolina arrested Jakayla D. Oaks, 22, of Canton, Ohio, around 10:27 a.m. June 4 after police said he was found smoking marijuana in the parking lot of the Travel Inn Motel. Oaks was charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released.
  • Nicholas Bianco, 21, of Flemington, was arrested by Patrol Officer Connor Gallagher and Det. Scott Iglay around 4:42 p.m. June 4. Police said Bianco was trespassing on Hunterdon Central High School property inside the school library. Bianco was charged with criminal trespass and harassment for harassing female students inside the library, police said.
  • Patrol Officer Michael Podlaski, assisted by Cpl. David Carson, arrested Aseel W. Al Radeai, 19, of Jamaica, N.Y., and a boy, and charged them with possession of a controlled dangerous substance call “khat” around 12:42 a.m. June 5. Police said they stopped Al Radeai for speeding 77 mph in a 55 mph zone on Route 202 near Case Blvd. They were also charged with possession of fireworks and Al Radeai was issued motor vehicle summonses charging him with speeding and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle
  • Delroy A. Smickle, 46, of Stewartsville, is facing a string of charges after police said he tried to evade Sgt. Robert Landolina, who tried to stop him on Route 31 near Wescott Drive around 1:55 p.m. June 5. Landolina tried to stop Smickle for having no front license plate and a broken rear taillight, police said, but Smickle failed to stop even after Sgt. Landolina activated his emergency lights and siren. Smickle finally pulled over on Route 202 near Ditschman/Flemington Ford and was charged with eluding, possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and obstructing the administration of law. Smickle was also issued motor vehicle summonses charging him with improper signaling, failure to keep right, having an unclear license plate, having an uninsured motor vehicle, careless driving, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle, littering, and failure to maintain lamps.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Flemington/Raritan

Trump Border Policy Wrong, Counterproductive

June 20, 2018

To the editor:

As an educator and a child-advocate, I have been at the forefront of the immigration debate over the past decade. And while I have always advocated for a comprehensive solution, I never thought any opposing plans were morally wrong; until now!

The Trump policy of separating children from their parents at the border is morally wrong and counter-productive from a public ...

A Man of 'Deep Pockets, Sterling Character'

To the editor:

At a meeting of Flemington Borough Council earlier this year, Mayor Phil Greiner described Jack Cust as a man of “deep pockets and sterling character.” He seemed to be attempting to justify his basis for selecting a new redeveloper, after the first two selected by a committee he was part of, or led, failed at the project. Initially the project was to find someone to ...

End 'Gun Free Zones,' Harden Soft Targets

To the editor:

In response to the Governor's recent signing of legislation restricting law-abiding gun owners to 10 rounds of ammunition and rejecting calls to address the uneven playing field existing vis-à-vis some single mom alone with her child fending for herself against some armed assailant packing who knows how many rounds is something a Politburo thug would appreciate! The ...

Voter Turnout in Raritan Township

To the editor,

We want to share our admiration for all of the Raritan Township residents who came out to vote in the June 5 Primary Election. Additionally, we want to say "thank you" to our Democratic supporters for their votes.

As we look to the General Election on Nov. 6, we reflect on the importance of this election for our children, seniors and all those in between as we ...

Alzheimer's is Public Health Crisis

To the editor:

 

With more than 5 million Americans now living with Alzheimer’s and with more than 15 million acting as caregivers, Alzheimer’s has become the nation’s most expensive disease. This year alone, it will cost $277 billion to take care of those stricken. The Alzheimer’s Association predicts that, by 2050, more than 14 million Americans will be ...

Candidates 'Weaponized' News Article

To the editor:

I was dismayed to see my 2014 news reportage inaccurately weaponized by council members Marc Hain and Brooke Warden in their campaign flier attacking Al Brewer. The headline “School security at issue: Flemington-Raritan board member accused of leaking secrets” is less than a half-truth, given the ensuing revelation.

Marc and Brook ignored my follow-up report in ...

Upcoming Events

Mon, June 25, 9:00 AM

Flemington Public Library, Flemington

Coding Camp at Mediatech

Education

Tue, June 26, 9:00 AM

Flemington Public Library, Flemington

Coding Camp at Mediatech

Education

Trump Border Policy Wrong, Counterproductive

June 20, 2018

To the editor:

As an educator and a child-advocate, I have been at the forefront of the immigration debate over the past decade. And while I have always advocated for a comprehensive solution, I never thought any opposing plans were morally wrong; until now!

The Trump policy of separating children from their parents at the border is morally wrong and counter-productive from a public ...

Driver, Runion, Giles-McCormick, Kick-Off Campaign

June 19, 2018

FLEMINGTON, NJ — Borough Mayor candidate Betsy Driver and Borough Council candidates Chris Runion and Caitlin Giles-McCormick have joined their campaigns in advance of the Nov. 6, 2018 election.

Since winning her campaign to become a Borough Councilperson, Betsy Driver has already passed resolutions to get Council meetings streamed live and videotaped for later viewing; a tuition credit ...