Police Activity Report (January 21 – 28, 2016)

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Published: January 28, 2016 @ 5:24 PM EDT

January 21, 2016

At approximately 11:43 a.m., Patrolman Harold Breuninger conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2009 Nissan for a moving violation. The driver of the vehicle, Kenneth Thomas, age 25 from East Orange, was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana. He was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Mr. Thomas was released on a summons with a future court date.

Later that evening at approximately 10:40 p.m., Patrolman Gregory Polakoski conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2015 Dodge for a moving violation. The driver of the vehicle, Bruce Berrios, age 18 from Westfield, was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Mr. Berrios was released on a summons with a future court date.

January 22, 2016

At approximately 2:30 a.m., Patrolmen Angelo Marino and William Hannon conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2007 Honda for an equipment violation. The driver of the vehicle, Steven Blandon, age 25 from Roselle, was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Once at headquarters, more suspected marijuana was discovered hidden in Blandon’s sock according to police. Mr. Blandon was released on a summons with a future court date.

January 24, 2016

At approximately 9:52 p.m., the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) and the Roselle Park Fire Department (RPFD) responded to 42 East Westfield Avenue on a report of a working shed fire located at the rear of the property. Roselle Fire Department were also called in to assist. The fire was quickly extinguished and no injuries reported. Eastbound traffic was briefly detoured during this time. The cause of fire was not deemed suspicious.

January 27, 2016

At approximately 9:52 a.m., Patrolman Harold Breuninger conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2002 Mercury for a moving violation. The driver of the vehicle, Arben Ismajli, age 37 from Roselle Park, and, according to police, was found to be driving on a suspended New Jersey driver’s license and had an outstanding traffic warrant for his arrest out of Newark Municipal Court in the amount of $300. He was placed under arrest at which time he was found to be in possession of suspected heroin. He was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Mr. Ismajli was lodged into the Union County Jail on an additional $2,500 bail.

January 28, 2016

At approximately 12:46 a.m., Patrolman Angelo Marino conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2009 Honda for an equipment violation. The driver of the vehicle, Raul Castillo, age 20 from Roselle Park, was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mr. Castillo was released on a summons with a future court date.