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Roselle Park Police Blotter - September 29 thru October 10, 2017

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ -  September 29, at 11:33 p.m., Patrolman Dean Khallaf conducted a motor vehicle stop with a 2017 Nissan on Woodside Ave after being called to the area by a concerned resident. The vehicle was said to be parked and occupied for an extended period of time. 

The driver of the vehicle, Gary B. Pulgarin, age 27 from Roselle Park was found to be in possession of a controlled dangerous substance, suspected (marijuana).  

The passenger of the vehicle, Aleksandr Starzak, age 26 from Roselle Park was arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant out of Newark Municipal Court.

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Pulgarin was arrested and charged with possession of suspected c.d.s. He was issued motor vehicle summons for possession of c.d.s. in a motor vehicle. Pulgarin was released on a summons with a Roselle Park Municipal Court date. Starzak was released with a new court date from Newark Municipal Court.

October 3, at 1:04 p.m., Patrolman Richard Gaylord conducted a motor vehicle stop with a 2002 Mazda on E. Lincoln Ave. for a moving and equipment violation. 

The driver of the vehicle, Daniel M. Arbelaez, age 24 from Roselle Park was found to be in possession of a controlled dangerous substances, suspected (marijuana) and (Oxycodone) and drug paraphernalia.  

Arbelaez was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of suspected c.d.s., possession of c.d.s. with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was issued motor vehicle summonses for possession of c.d.s. in a motor vehicle, speeding, and failure to wear a seatbelt. Arbelaez was released on a summons with a Union County Superior Court date.  

October 3, at 7:10 p.m., Patrolman Angelo Marino responded to an apartment complex on E. Westfield Ave. on a report of a suspicious male who was observed breaking into a shed at the rear of the property. A pedestrian stop was conducted with a male who fit the description given by the witness. 

The pedestrian was identified as James B. Veltre, age 58 from Roselle who was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia.  

Following an on scene identification by the witness, Veltre was arrested and charged with criminal trespass and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Veltre was released on a summons with a Roselle Park Municipal Court date.  

October 4, at 11:55 a.m., Patrolman William Hannon conducted a motor vehicle stop with a 2012 Chevy on Faitoute Ave. for an equipment violation while conducting a motor vehicle inspection checkpoint. 

The driver of the vehicle, Gustavo A. Nana-Rosales, age 24 from Linden was found to be in possession of a controlled dangerous substance, suspected (marijuana) and drug paraphernalia. 

Nana-Rosales was arrested and charged with possession of suspected c.d.s. and drug paraphernalia. He was issued motor vehicle summonses for possession of c.d.s. in a motor vehicle, failure to inspect and unclear plates.

Nana-Rosales was released on a summons with a Roselle Park Municipal Court date.  

October 5, at 2:25 a.m., Patrolman Alexander Lanza conducted a motor vehicle stop with a 2011 Infinity on W. Westfield Ave. for an equipment violation. 

The driver of the vehicle, Christopher P. Crockett Jr., age 31 from Carteret was found to be in possession of a controlled dangerous substance, suspected (marijuana) and drug paraphernalia.  

Crockett Jr. was arrested and charged with possession of suspected c.d.s., and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was issued motor vehicle summonses for possession of c.d.s. in a motor vehicle and tinted windows. Crockett Jr. was released on a summons with a Roselle Park Municipal Court date.   

October 7, at approximately 8:10 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of W. Westfield Ave. where a witness observed a suspicious male who had just abandoned a bicycle in the area and was last seen walking eastbound on the avenue. 

Officer Ryan Hokanson located the abandoned bicycle and the suspicious male. It was discovered that the (black BMX style) bicycle was stolen from in front of 405 W. Westfield Ave., belonging to a 41 year old Elizabeth resident. 

As a result of the investigation, Milton Naranjo age 51 from Roselle Park was placed under arrest and charged with theft. He was issued a summons for the theft and released with a Roselle Park Municipal Court date. 

Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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