SPARTA, NJ – Two men were picked up on outstanding warrants after a traffic stop for a broken headlight. On February 1 around 1:30 Steven Guido stopped a gray Jeep driven by Jason Vantassel, 34 of Sussex, police said.
Guido found Vantassel to have a warrant out of Paterson. The passenger Hamburg resident Eric Manno, 34 also had a warrant out of Franklin Boro, police report.
Both men were taken into custody and brought to Sparta Police Department Headquarters for processing. Vantassel was ticketed for maintenance of lamps and released on the warrant with a new court date from Paterson, police report.
Manno was turned over to Franklin Boro police and brought to the Keogh Dwyer Correctional Facility pending a court appearance on his outstanding warrant.