SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Police Officers have picked up three people on outstanding warrants recently in unrelated traffic stops.
On March 20, around 7:30 p.m. Sparta Police Officer Erick Finley stopped 25-year-old Newark resident Crystal Dejesus for a broken tail light on her silver Toyota. Finley found Dejesus had an outstanding warrant from Alpine Municipal Court, police report.
Dejesus was brought to Sparta Police Department headquarters for processing. The Palisade Interstate Authority was contacted. Dejesus was given a new court date and released.
On March 18, around 11:30 p.m. Sparta Police Officer Steven Guido stopped 34-year-old Paterson resident Angel Luterzo for driving his black Jeep for a light violation. Guido found Luterzo had two outstanding warrants from the Elmwood Park Municipal Court, police report.
Luterzo was taken into custody and brought to Sparta Police Department headquarters for processing. He was given a new court date from Elmwood Park and released.
On March 13, around 11:30 p.m. Sparta Police Officer Timothy Lynott stopped 29-year-old Franklin resident Christina Bradford because the taillight on her grey GMC Pick-up was broken. The officer found Bradford’s license had been suspended and she has an outstanding warrant out of Newton, police say.
Bradford was taken into custody and brought to Sparta Police Department headquarters for processing. She was charged with unlicensed driver, driving while suspended and maintenance of lamps. Bradford was given a court date from Sparta and from Newton.