Police Activity Report (June 28 – July 6)
By Saul Qersdyn
Published: July 8, 2013
June 28, 2013
Patrolman Gregory Polakoski stopped a 2004 Chrysler for traffic violations on Westfield Avenue at Seaton Avenue. During the roadside investigation, Frank Longo, 22 of Cranford, and Joshua M. Davis, 22 of Kenilworth, were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a synthetic Cannabinoid. Reportedly, Davis was also charged with hindering apprehension for falsely telling police that his name was Christopher M. Jones.
June 29. 2013
At 6:40 p.m., Jeffrey S. Croce, 24 of Roselle Park, was arrested by Patrolman Matthew Hopkins for criminal mischief. Allegedly, Croce was found throwing rocks at a home on Warren Avenue causing several hundred dollars of damage to the homes and a few vehicles.
June 30, 2013
At 3:38 a.m., Angelo Angelini, 18 of Kenilworth, was arrested by Patrolman Joshua Medrano during a traffic stop on Butler Avenue. Angelini was charged with DWI and possession of marijuana.
July 2, 2013:=
At 4:46 a.m., Ali A. Smith,22 from Rahway, and Anneris DeLeon, 30 from Perth Amboy, were arrested during a traffic stop by Patrolman Richard Gaylord. The 1997 Nissan occupied by Smith and De Leon was stopped in front of 130 East Westfield Avenue for traffic violations. Both were charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Smith was also charged with hindering apprehension for, according to police, falsely telling police that his name was Tamir Kane.
July 4, 2013
Police responded to a neighbor dispute on East Grant Avenue at 9 p.m. At scene, police found two families arguing over a noisy July 4th celebration. As police were trying to resolve the situation, George Meeker, 76 years of age, allegedly refused to cooperate and tried charging through the officers to get at the other family. After police warned a combative Meeker to step away several times, he was arrested and charged with obstruction of justice and resisting arrest.
July 6, 2013
Christopher S. Larriva, 28 of Roselle Park, was arrested and charged with obstruction of justice and “jay-walking” by Patrolman Dean Khallaf after he refused to cooperate with officers directing traffic after the Independence Day fireworks display. Larriva was warned several times to remain on the sidewalk but refused and walked into traffic. He then refused to provide his name. Larriva was processed and later released to a family member.