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Sparta Police: Sparta Man Stopped for Speeding Gets Drug Charge

August 16, 2018

SPARTA,  NJ – A Sparta man is facing drug charges after getting stopped for speeding on Route 15.  On August 9 around midnight, Sparta Police Officer Thomas Herd stopped Jordan Proctor, 20 in a white Volvo SUV for going 78 MPH in a 55 MPH and driving in the left lane, police report.

When Herd spoke with Proctor the officer smelled marijuana in the car.  Proctor said ...

Sparta Police: Traffic Stop Yields Stolen Property

SPARTA, NJ — A man from Dingman’s Ferry Pennsylvania, pulled over on Route 15 is facing charges after police found a “large role of copper wire,” in the car, police said.

On August 2 around 7 p.m. officer Steven Guido stopped Colton Lee Greene, 22 for failing to signal a lane change. When speaking with Greene the officer saw the ball of copper partially hidden under a ...

Sparta Police Hold Child Safety Seat Inspection

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Police Department partnered with the Safe Kids Worldwide, Hilltop Country Day School and the Fraser Law Fire to offer a child safety seat inspection program.  In the parking lot of the Hilltop school, in the heat and humidity the officers checked a several seats and discussed child safety with parents, according to Cpl. Kurt Morris.

Morris, Officer Steve Guido ...

Sparta Woman Gets DWI on Public's Tip

SPARTA, NJ – A Sparta woman is facing drunk driving charges after someone called in a tip to the Sparta police about a possible intoxicated driver.  On August 3 around 5:30 p.m. police officer Steven Guido stopped the black BMW X5 that had been reported traveling to Sparta from Jefferson, police report.

Marvilys Flores, 43, was stopped on East Shore Trail, after Guido observed her ...

Sparta Police: Traffic Stop Nets Wanted Driver

SPARTA, NJ – A man from Perth Amboy was picked up on an outstanding warrant after being stopped for having an unclear license plate.  On August 2 around 8:40 a.m. Police Officer Brian Porter pulled over Jefry Henriquez-Santos, 24 driving a white box truck, police said.

Porter found that Henriquez-Santos’ license had been suspended because of an outstanding warrant.  He ...

Sparta Police: Wanted Oak Ridge Man Caught Driving While Suspended

SPARTA, NJ – An Oak Ridge resident was nabbed for driving with a suspended license after getting pulled over for a cracked windshield.  On July 26 around 3:15 p.m. Police Officer stopped Jeffrey Billups in a black Volkswagon Jetta on Glen Road police report.

Finley found Billups had a suspended drivers license and a no bail warrant out of the Morris County Sheriff’s ...

Sparta Police Stop Sparta Woman Wanted in Florida

SPARTA, NJ — A Sparta woman was found to have outstanding warrants after being stopped for making right turn on a red light without stopping first. On July 26 around 11 p.m. Police Officer Brian Porter stopped Jamie Rhodes, 41 in a black Kia Sportage, police said.

When Porter checked Rhodes licensed the officer found she had warrants with full extradition from Volusia County Florida. The ...

Sparta Police: Intoxicated Newton Man Flips Vehicle

SPARTA, NJ – A Newton man was not injured when he flipped his car in the woods on Sparta Avenue near Surrey Lane.  Police Officer Brian Porter went to the scene of the accident on July 26 around 5:46 p.m. where he found Richard Bernstein, 52, had climbed out of the window, police report.

Bernstein told the officer he was not hurt and refused medical attention.  Porter smelled ...

Sparta Police Pick Up Two Wanted Pennsylvania Women

SPARTA, NJ — Two wanted women from Honesdale Pennsylvania are facing additional charges after they were pulled over on Route 15 north for driving in the left lane. Sparta Police Officer Steven Guido stopped Amanda Privett, 31 at 2 a.m. on July 19 police report.

Privett told the officer she only had her Pennsylvania identification card. Guido found she had a warrant out of Rockaway, ...

Sparta Police: Speeding Stop Ends with DWI

SPARTA, NJ – A Cedar Grove resident was charged with driving while intoxicated after being stopped for speeding on Route 15 north.  On July 21 around 3 a.m. Cpl. Kurt Morris pulled over Steven Kudlacik for driving his green Subaru 80 MPH in a 55 MPH zone, police said.

When Morris spoke with the 24-year-old driver the officer smelled alcohol.  Morris had Kudlacik get out of his ...

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