FAIRFIELD, NJ - The Fairfield Police Department announces the arrest of Gerald Ikezi (30) of Addisleigh, N.Y. for possessing stolen property on April 2, 2013.
At approximately 9:15 A.M., Officer Brian Sabatelli observed a 2000 Hyundai on Plymouth street that was allegedly not displaying a license plate. The vehicle was stopped and was found to be operated by Ikezi. During the traffic stop, the officer observed a New Jersey used car dealer license plate inside the vehicle. Officer Sabatelli inquired about the plate and eventually conducted a check of the plate through the National Crime Information Center and discovered that the plate had been reported stolen in New York City on August 25, 2011. Ikezi was then placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters and the vehicle he was operating impounded.
Along with being charged with one count of receiving stolen property, Ikezi was also charged with improper display of a license plate, unregistered vehicle, uninsured vehicle and failure to exhibit documents. He was released on his own recognizance with an initial court appearance date of April 4, 2013 scheduled in the Fairfield Municipal Court.
Ikezi is affiliated with Rams Auto Sales of Bridgeton, N.J.
It should be noted that the charges against him are merely allegations and that he is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.