Police Activity Report (May 5 – 16, 2017)

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Published: May 16, 2017 @ 12:18 PM EST

May 5, 2017
At around half past midnight, Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) officer William Hannon observed a 2005 Mazda traveling on West Westfield Avenue reportedly committing a moving violation resulting in a motor vehicle stop. A subsequent narcotic investigation resulted in the discovery of suspected marijuana.

The passenger, Tyler Mastres, age 25 of Keansburg, was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana and placed under arrest. Mr. Mastres was also issued a motor vehicle summons for failure to wear a seatbelt.

A second passenger, David Merritt, age 26 of Keansburg, was arrested for hindering apprehension after identifying himself to police as “Elijah E. Hepburn”. He was also issued a motor vehicle summons for failure to wear A seatbelt. Both parties were released on a summons pending a Roselle Park Municipal Court date of May 18, 2017.

May 6, 2017
At 10:58 p.m., RPPD officer William Hannon observed a 2005 Nissan traveling on West Westfield Avenue with an equipment violation. Subsequent to a motor vehicle stop, a narcotic investigation resulted in the discovery of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

The driver, Jonathan Cherubin, age 20 of Elizabeth, was placed under arrest and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mr. Cherubin was also issued a motor vehicle summons for driving while suspended, maintenance of lamps, possession of CDS in a motor vehicle, and violation of a probationary driver regulations. He was released on a summons pending a Roselle Park Municipal Court first appearance date on May 18, 2017.

The passenger of the vehicle, Kerson Thelusma, age 22 of Elizabeth, was placed under arrest on a contempt of court warrant from Newark and Released On Recognizance with a pending Newark Municipal Court date on May 22, 2017.

May 7, 2017
At 11:26 p.m., RPPD officer Kyle Snyder conducted a traffic stop on a 2016 Nissan Altima that was observed traveling northbound on Locust Street for a moving violation. Subsequent to the motor vehicle stop, an investigation resulted in the discovery of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

The driver, Robert Williams, age 27 of Passaic, was placed under arrest and charged withpossession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also issued motor vehicle summonses for failure to observe a traffic control device, careless driving, and operation of a motor vehicle while in possession of a narcotic. Mr. Williams was released on a summons, pending a Roselle Park Municipal Court first appearance date May 18, 2017.

May 9, 2017
At 1:40 a.m., Sergeant Matthew Disano observed a suspicious 2001 Saturn parked and occupied on West Lincoln Avenue while speaking to the occupants, an investigation resulted in the discovery of suspected marijuana. The driver, Kristopher Mccluney, age 22 of Newark, was placed under arrest and charged with possession of marijuana. He was released on a summons pending a Roselle Park Municipal Court date on May 18, 2017.

May 10, 2017
At 10:45 p.m., RPPD officer Dean Khallaf observed a 1998 Nissan Altima traveling on West Westfield Avenue with a reported equipment violation. A motor vehicle stop was conducted and an investigation subsequent to the stop resulted in the discovery of suspected marijuana. The driver, Kelly Stremy, age 26 of Linden, was placed under arrest and charged with possession of CDS marijuana. Kelly Stremy was released on a summons pending a Roselle Park Municipal Court date of May 18, 2017.

May 13, 2017
At 3:05 a.m., RPPD officer William Hannon observed a 2015 Dodge traveling on East Westfield Avenue. A license plate inquiry revealed the registered owner to be suspended. Subsequent to a motor vehicle stop, a narcotic investigation resulted in the discovery of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The passenger, Rodney Henry Jr., age 26 of Jersey City, was placed under arrest and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also issued a motor vehicle summons for consumption and open container of an alcoholic beverage within a motor vehicle. Mr. Henry was released on a summons pending a Roselle Park Municipal Court first appearance date on May 25, 2017.

May 16, 2017
At 3:10 a.m., RPPD officer Kyle Snyder observed a 2004 Acura traveling on East Westfield Avenue with an equipment violation. Subsequent to a motor vehicle stop, a narcotic investigation resulted in the discovery of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The driver, Morgan F. Crawley, age 22 of Roselle, was placed under arrest and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Margan Crawley was also issued a motor vehicle summons for failure to wear seatbelt, improper display of license plate, failure to inspect and possession of CDS in a motor vehicle and released pending a Roselle Park Municipal Court first appearance date on May 25th 2017.