Sparta Police: Sparta Man Charged with DWI

June 27, 2017

SPARTA. NJ – a Sparta man has been charged with driving while intoxicated on June 19 around 11 p.m.  Sparta Cpl, Kurt Morris stopped a 2007 GMC driven by John Wiedmayer on Woodport Road because Wiedmayer was not staying in his lane, police report.

Wiedmayer, 57, was pulled over on Pine Cone Lane after crossing the double yellow lines.  When Morris spoke with Wiedmayer he ...

Sparta Police: Drug Charges for Staten Island Woman Stopped for Speeding

SPARTA, NJ – A woman from Staten Island is facing several drug charges after being stopped for speeding on Route 15.  On June 19 around 10:30 a.m.  Sparta Police Officer Tim Lynott stopped the 2010 Nissan, driven by Jennifer Fourman police report.

When Lynott approached Fourman he smelled raw marijuana.  When he searched her car Lynott found a small amount of marijuana and ...

Sparta Police: Newton Woman Charged with DWI

SPARTA, NJ – Broken license plate lights on a Newton woman’s car caught the attention of a Sparta Police Officer Tom Herd on Sparta Avenue on June 17 at 3:10 a.m.  Herd turned around and followed the 1999 Honda being driven by Jamie Garcia, according to police.

Garcia, 25, was unable to say in her lane as Herd followed, “constantly crossing the double yellow ...

Sparta Police: Wanted Pennsylvania Man Faces New Charges

SPARTA, NJ- A Pennsylvania man with an outstanding warrant is facing additional charges related to drunk driving.  On June 18, around 10:50 p.m. Sparta Police Officer Arlene Lippencott followed up on a report of an erratic driver, police report.

Lippencott found the red Hyundai on Route 10 north and saw that the driver David Eisner could not stay in his lane.  When she stopped and ...

Sparta Police: Wanted Newton Man Facing New Charges

SPARTA, NJ - A Newton man with an outstanding warrant is facing new drug charges after a traffic stop on Route 15.  Sparta Cpl. Marc Rubino pulled Brett Petersen over after seeing Petersen change lanes, cutting off another car on June 13 around 7:30 p.m.  

Rubino checked Petersen's documents he found that the 33-year-old had an outstanding warrant from the Sussex County ...

Franklin Police Report $30,000 Loss from Break-in at Franklin Mineral Museum

FRANKLIN, NJ – Burglars broke into the Franklin Mineral Museum early Monday, June 19 around 4:40 a.m. stealing approximately $30,000 in precious stones, gems and minerals. They broke in through a second story window and caused significant damage to the shelves and the museum’s display cabinets, according to Franklin Borough police.

In addition to the monetary loss, the merchandise ...

Sparta Police: One Car Accidents Leads to Drug Arrest

SPARTA, NJ –  A Newfoundland man is facing multiple drug charges after losing control of his car on Route 15. On June 4 around 6:14 p.m. Sparta Police Officer Steve Guido went to Sparta Junction responding to the report of a car accident, according to police.

A 2003 Volvo, driven by George Medina had hit the curb and crashed into the guide rail, becoming disabled.  When the ...

Sparta Police: Sparta Man Faces DWI and Other Charges

SPARTA, NJ – A Sparta man is facing a number of charges related to a Driving While Intoxicated accident.  When Sparta Police Officer Steve Guido arrived at the scene of a one-car accident around 12:45 a.m. on June 4, he found the driver had left the scene, according to police.

A second Sparta Police Officer arrived and found the driver Carl Danielson in the woods near to the scene ...

Sparta Police: Franklin Man Facing Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop

SPARTA, NJ – A Franklin man is facing drug charges after being pulled over for a broken light.  Sparta Police Officer Steve Guido stopped Craig Rothacker on Route 15 around 3 a.m. on June 2.  Rothacker’s 2006 Mitsubishi had no functioning license plate lights, according to police.

When Guido spoke with the 29-year-old he smelled raw marijuana.  Guido searched ...

Sparta Police Charge Passaic Man for Stolen Plates

SPARTA, NJ – A Passaic man is facing charges related to a report of a suspicious white van.  On May 31 at 7:10 p.m. Sparta Police Officer Steve Guido went to Springbrook Trail to follow up on the report about the vehicle. 

Guido checked on the 2007 Ford van displaying New York license plates and found they plates were stolen.  The officer spoke with the owner of the van, ...

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