Police Activity Report (October 1 – 5, 2016)

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Published: October 6, 2016 @ 2:23 PM EDT

October 1, 2016
At approximately 4:42 a.m., Patrolman Angelo Marino conducted a motor vehicle stop on Galloping Hill Road on a 1998 Lincoln for a moving and equipment violation. The driver of the vehicle, Jamal A. Johnson, age 35 from Newark, was found to be driving on a suspended license and have outstanding warrants out of Newark, Plainfield, and Springfield Municipal Courts totaling $1,905. He was placed under arrest and subsequently found to be in possession of suspected methylone, commonly known as “Molly”. Mr. Johnson was charged with Possession of CDS. He was served with a summons and released with a future court date after posting bail on other warrants. Motor vehicle summonses were also issued.

October 2, 2016
At approximately 1:10 a.m., Patrolman William Hannon conducted a motor vehicle stop on Locust Street on a 2005 Dodge for a moving and equipment violation. The driver of the vehicle, Kenneth A. Johnson Jr., age 26 from Rahway, was arrested for driving while intoxicated and subsequently found to be in possession of suspected marijuana and a Balisong, commonly known as a butterfly knife. Mr. Johnson was charged with DWI, Possession Of A Weapon, and Possession of CDS. He was served with summonses and released with a court date. Motor vehicle summonses were also issued.

October 5, 2016
At approximately 9:08 p.m., Patrolman Jeffrey Smith conducted a pedestrian stop on West Westfield Avenue on Anthony J. Bachus, age 52 from Plainfield, after being called to the area for a suspicious male who had dropped a bag of personal belongings on the sidewalk. Mr. Bachus was found to be in possession of suspected methamphetamine and heroin as well as drug paraphernalia. He was placed under arrest and transported to Roselle Park Police headquarters where he was processed. Mr. Bachus was charged with two (2) counts of Possession Of CDS and Drug Paraphernalia. He was served with a summons and released with a court date.