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Sparta Police: License Plate Trouble Uncovers Suspended License and Warrant

April 11, 2018

SPARTA, NJ – A man driving a truck without a license plate was arrested for having an outstanding $2500 warrant.  On February 42 around 8 a.m. Cpl. Craig Grauerholz stopped Elioesal Gomez driving gray Ford pulling a trailer driven, police report.

The 25-year-old Salem resident was taken into custody when the warrant from Plesgrove was discovered.  Gomez’s license had been ...

Sparta Police: Traffic Stop Ends in Pot Arrest

SPARTA, NJ – A man from Ogdensburg is facing pot charges after a traffic stop on April 4 around 11 p.m. Police Office Thomas Herd pulled over a green Honda driven by John Malone, 23 for failing to move to the right lane, police report.

Herd smelled marijuana when speaking with Malone.  Malone admitted there was a “small marijuana roach” left in his car by a friend.

Franklin Borough Police Add Charges in the Fedder-Nussbaum Child Sexual Abuse Case

FRANKLIN, NJ – Additional charges have been made in the arrest of Teresa Nussbaum in connection with Robert Fedder’s arrest last week for the sexual assault of two minors.  At the time Nussbaum was charged with endangering the welfare of a child for leaving two children in the care of Fedder, according to police.

Fedder has a history of sexual abuse convictions and is a tier 3 ...

Franklin Borough Police: Man Charged in Sexual Assault of Two Children

FRANKLIN, NJ – A Newark man, previously from Hamburg, has been charged with sexual assault of two minors from Franklin Borough. On March 30 Franklin police took a complaint about Robert Fedder, 31, according to police.

Fedder is a Tier 3 registered sex offender, according to records. 

Fedder has had arrests for sexual offenses dating back to 2003 including sexual assault for ...

Sparta Police: Traffic Stop Ends with Drug Charges and Warrant

SPARTA, NJ – A routine traffic stop yielded several charges for a Branchville man.  On March 22 around 10:45 a.m. Sparta Police Officer Ben Griffin while running a check on a registration, found Raymond Vasquez-Oliver, 24, to have a suspended license and an active warrant from Franklin Boro, police say.

When speaking with the driver, the officer smelled marijuana coming from the ...

Sparta Police: Car Thefts, Chases, Crashes

SPARTA, NJ – They’re back.  Not the robins of spring - the car theft ring.  Recent incidents involving this car theft gang seems like a scene from a movie, including crashes and a high speed, multi-jurisdiction car chases. Additionally, the theft of three different Mercedes from different towns seem to be related. 

“These are really bad guys,” ...

Sparta Police: Weaving Newton Man Gets DWI

SPARTA, NJ – A Newton man faces driving while intoxicated charges after being seen weaving on Stanhope Road.  On March 18 around 1:30 a.m. Sparta Police Officer Brian Porter stopped Zakary Pavlishin, 21, in his Jeep Wrangler, police report.

Porter smelled alcohol when speaking with Pavlishin.  The driver said he had drunk two Bud Lights.  Pavlishin was given field sobriety ...

Sparta Police Pick Up Franklin Woman Driving While Suspended

SPARTA, NJ – A traffic stop yielded an arrest for driving with a suspended license for a Franklin woman.  On March 13 around 11:30 p.m. Sparta Police Officer Timothy Lynott stopped Christina Bradford on Route 15 for having a broken tail light on her gray GMC pickup, police report.

When the officer checked her credentials, he found Bradford’s license had been suspended and she ...

Sparta Police Arrest Newton Man on DWI, Hit and Run with Baby on Board

SPARTA, NJ –  A Newton man driving drunk with is infant child in the back seat is facing charges after a hit and run accident on Route 15.  On March 10, around 7:05 p.m. Sparta Cpl. Smith went to Limecrest Road to investigate the accident, police report.

The officer was met by the driver of one of the vehicles involved.  That driver said he was on Route 15 South when a VW ...

Newton Police: Third Pedestrian Struck By Hit by Car this Year

NEWTON, NJ—A Hamburg woman is the third pedestrian to be hit by a car in Newton this year.  Newton Police department responded to the accident at the intersection of Spring Street and Madison Street on Friday, March 9 around 12:33 p.m. police say. 

Police found Michele Krasnomowitz, 50, sitting near the marked crosswalk on Madison Street being assisted by witnesses. Matthew ...

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