Police Activity Report (May 26 – 30, 2015)

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Published: June 3, 2015 @ 2:53 PM EDT

May 26, 2015

Last Tuesday at approximately 2:57 p.m., Patrolman William Hannon conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2009 Nissan on West Westfield Avenue at Gordon Street for an equipment violation. The driver of the vehicle, Willie Dawson, age 56 from East Orange, was found to be in possession of  suspected marijuana along with drug paraphernalia. He was arrested and charged with possession of CDS and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mr. Dawson was issued motor vehicle summonses and released with a court date.

May 27, 2015

At approximately 8:53 a.m., Patrolman Mitchell White conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2012 Chevy on Warren Avenue at Locust Street after observing the vehicle stopped at the stop sign with both driver and passenger asleep at the intersection. The driver of the vehicle, Dwayne Hill, age 57 from Roselle Park, was awakened by the officer and was placed under arrest for suspicion of driving while under the influence. The passenger, Darnell Dixon, age 51 from Roselle, was found to be in possession of unauthorized prescription pills and methadone. He was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of CDS. Mr. Hill was transported to Trinitas Hospital while Mr. Dixon was released with a future court date. Mr. Hill was issued motor vehicle summonses.

On an unrelated matter, later that day in the afternoon, Detective Sergeant Dominick Frino observed a male who was later identified as Hector Rodriguez, age 35 from Roselle Park, looking into the windows of parked vehicles in a private parking lot on East Westfield Avenue. According to the police, it was discovered that Rodriguez had active warrants for his arrest out of Union County Sheriff’s Department, Roselle Park, and Newark Municipal Courts. Mr. Rodriguez boarded the #59 NJ Transit Bus into Elizabeth. He was placed under arrest on Elmora Avenue in Elizabeth upon disembarking the bus. Following the arrest, it was discovered that Mr. Rodriguez was in possession of a suspected Controlled Dangerous Substance. He was charged with possession of CDS (suboxone) and lodged into the Union County Jail on $1,875 bail.

May 28, 2015

At approximately 2:19 p.m., Patrolman Richard Gaylord conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 1999 Chrysler on East Westfield Avenue for an equipment violation. The passenger of the vehicle, Joseph Simon Jr., age 46 from Rahway, was arrested for an outstanding warrant out of Newark. He was also found to be in possession of a suspected Controlled Dangerous Substance (suboxone) and drug paraphernalia. He was arrested and charged with possession of CDS and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mr. Simon Jr. was lodged in the Union County Jail on $5,000 bail.

May 30, 2015

This past Saturday at approximately 7:50 p.m., Patrolman Brian Macdonald conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2001 Chevy on East Westfield Avenue for an equipment violation. The driver of the vehicle, Germain Ducheine, age 23 from Roselle, was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana along with drug paraphernalia. He was arrested and charged with possession of CDS, failure to turn over CDS to police, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mr. Ducheine was issued motor vehicle summonses and released with a court date.