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Date: 5-16-2019 at 7:06pm
Incident Title: MV stop – drug paraphernalia
Suspect information: Brittany Keesler 30 y/o female from Kerhonkson, NY (passenger)
Vehicle information: Gray 2008 Honda Civic
Description of incident: An officer pulled over the above vehicle on Goffle Road near Macfarlan Ave for MV violations. The driver stated they were picking up someone from work in Paterson. The passenger told officers a different story about who they were picking up. All the occupants of the vehicle were extremely nervous and appeared to be telling various stories to officers. A K-9 sweep of the vehicle was requested and K-9 Nero located several empty bags that previously contained heroin. It was determined that the bags had belonged to the above passenger, who was subsequently arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. After being processed, she was released pending a Hawthorne court date.
Date: 5-17-2019 at 9:19am
Incident Title: MV stop - possession of marijuana
Suspect information: Bryan Rincon 27 y/o male from Paterson, NJ
Vehicle information: Tan 2013 Honda Accord
Description of incident: Officer pulled the above vehicle over on Goffle Road near Lafayette Ave for MV violations. Upon speaking with the driver, the officer smelled a strong odor of Marijuana. The officer asked the driver if he had anything illegal in the vehicle, to which the driver said no. The officer asked again, and noted the smell, to which the driver then gave the officer a bag of marijuana that was located in the glove box. The driver was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana and several MV violations. The driver was released pending a Hawthorne Court date.
Date: 5-20-2019 at 7am
Incident Title: MV stop – Drug Paraphernalia
Suspect information: Andi Augustin 25 y/o male from Chestnut Ridge, NY
Vehicle information: Maroon 2003 Mercedes CLK320
Description of incident: Motorists on Route 208 North called HQ about an erratic driver who was swerving and making unsafe lane changes. Officers located the vehicle that was described and pulled it over on Rt 208 near Grandview Ave. Upon speaking with the driver, the driver stated he was just real tired after playing video games all night. The officers also noted a strong odor of burnt marijuana. The officer observed a burnt marijuana cigarette laying in the center console as well as 5 empty zip lock baggies commonly used to store narcotics. The driver was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia as well as several MV violations. He was released pending a Hawthorne Court Date.