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Roselle Park Police Blotter for Jun 8, 2017

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - May 26, 2017 at approximately 10:35 p.m., Officer Ryan Hokanson was walking past a parked and occupied 2015 Nissan in the parking lot of a local business on W. Westfield Ave. While walking past this vehicle Officer Hokanson immediately detected the strong odor of marijuana coming from the Nissan. Hokanson approached on foot and spoke with the driver who was identified as Corey Grafton, age 28 from Roselle.  A narcotic investigation was conducted which led to the discovery of a controlled dangerous substance, suspected cocaine and marijuana. 

Grafton was placed under arrest and charged with (2) counts of possession of c.d.s. He was also found to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest out of Roselle Park Municipal Court for $1,297. He was issued two motor vehicle summonses for driving while suspended and possession of c.d.s. in a motor vehicle. Grafton was released on a summons after posting full bail and he was given a first appearance Superior Court date of 6/09/2017.

May 29, 2017 at approximately 11:25 p.m., Officer William Hannon conducted a traffic stop with a 2004 Honda that he observed traveling eastbound on W. Westfield Ave. with an equipment violation.

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During the stop, the driver of the vehicle, Patrick S. Dalton, age 24 and passenger, Kyle I. Williams, age 22 both from Linden were found to be in possession of a controlled dangerous substance suspected marijuana. 

Dalton was placed under arrest and charged with possession of c.d.s. (marijuana) and paraphernalia. He was also issued motor vehicle summonses for failure to wear seatbelt, brake light out and possession of c.d.s. in a motor vehicle. 

Williams was placed under arrest and charged with possession of c.d.s. (marijuana). He was also issued a motor vehicle summons for failure to wear a seatbelt. Both were released on a summons with a Municipal Court first appearance date of 6/08/2017. 

May 29, 2017 at approximately 11:44 p.m., Sgt. Harold Breuninger responded to Camden St. after a report of a dispute between a male and female was reported. Upon arrival, Sgt. Breuninger made contact with a male identified as Anthony C. Williams, age 22 from Elizabeth. After being told to step back and take his hands out of his pockets, Sgt. Breuninger attempted to approach a female who was sitting in the driveway. Wiliams stepped in front of the officer hindering his advancement on foot when Sgt. Breuninger grabbed Williams and attempted to place him in handcuffs. At this time Williams assaulted the officer and began running on foot southbound. Sgt. Breuninger pursued the male several feet away when Williams again assaulted Breuninger, after a brief struggle Breuninger was able to subdue Williams by holding him to the ground. Williams began to fight and try to escape the officer, causing a neighbor to assist the officer in controlling the male until backup officer’s arrived. Once backup arrived, Williams was placed under arrest and charged with, aggravated assault on police (3rd degree), resisting arrest (4th degree) and obstruction. He was transported to the police headquarters where he was placed into a holding cell. During which time, Williams punched out the keypad of the jail cell telephone. He was later charged with criminal mischief to the phone. Williams was subsequently released on a summons with a Superior Court First appearance date of 6/12/2017.

June 4, 2017 at approximately 4:40 p.m., Officer Mitchell White assisted an individual in police headquarters lobby who was identified as Darius A. Johnson, age 19 from Union. He supplied Johnson with an envelope to place his fine payment in for the court. While having contact with Johnson, Officer White detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from his person and conducted an investigation. Johnson was found to be in possession of a controlled dangerous substance, suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was placed under arrest and charged with possession of c.d.s. and paraphernalia. He was later released on a summons with a Municipal Court first appearance of 6/15/2017.  

June 6, 2017 at approximately 1:50 a.m., Officer Kyle Snyder conducted a motor vehicle stop with a 2009 Toyota for an equipment violation on W. Westfield Ave. During the stop and narcotic investigation the driver, Trevor S. Louther, age 33 from Roselle was found to be in possession of a controlled dangerous substance, suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia. 

He was placed under arrest and charged with possession of c.d.s. and paraphernalia. Motor vehicle summonses were also issued for no front license plate, failure to exhibit registration card and possession of c.d.s. in a motor vehicle. Louther was released on a summonses with a Municipal Court date of 6/22/2017. 

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