Police Activity Report (April 11 – 13, 2015)

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Published: April 16, 2015 @ 4:13 PM EDT

April 11, 2015

On Saturday at approximately 9:06 a.m., Patrolman Mitchell White conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 1999 Lincoln on Linden Road for a cellphone violation. The driver of the vehicle, Wanda Lugo, age 49 from Linden, was found to be in possession of prescription pills and suspected marijuana. She was arrested and charged with two counts of Possession of CDS and Possession of CDS in a motor vehicle. Ms. Lugo was released on a summons.

April 12, 2015

At approximately 1:49 p.m., Patrolman William Hannon conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 1999 Jeep on West Westfield Avenue at Seaton Avenue for an equipment violation. The passenger of the vehicle, Leivi Nunez, age 21 of Linden, was arrested for an outstanding traffic warrant out of Elizabeth Municipal Court in the amount of $500. After he was placed under arrest, he was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia which was reportedly hidden in his under garments. He was subsequently charged with possession of CDS, possession of drug paraphernalia, and failure to turn over CDS to police. Bail was set at $2,500 by Judge Gary Bundy and Mr. Nunez was released on a summons after posting full bail.

April 13, 2015

At approximately 12:55 p.m., Patrolman Angelo Marino conducted a motor vehicle stop with a 2012 Mercedes on Magie Avenue in Elizabeth for an equipment violation. The driver of the vehicle, Joseph Duffy, age 19 from Roselle Park, was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The vehicle was impounded and a search warrant conducted which led to the arrest. Mr. Duffy was arrested and charged with possession of CDS, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to turn over CDS, and CDS in a motor vehicle. He was released on a summons.