On Thursday, December 23, 2010 at approximately 11:08 p.m. on Westfield Avenue, Patrolman Nicholas Vaughan observed a red Chevy Cavalier in violation of 39:3-74 (view obstruction).
An inquiry of the license plate on the patrol vehicle’s on board computer revealed the registered owner had outstanding warrants.
A motor vehicle stop on the Garden State Parkway north entrance ramp in Cranford, NJ revealed the passenger of the vehicle, Bryon Kutlusoy, age 20, of Wayne, NJ, was the in fact the registered owner. This information was revealed after he gave a false name to Patrolman Vaughan and the information did not match NJDMV records.
Kutlusoy admitted to giving a false name because he had warrants and did not want to get arrested. He was subsequently placed under arrest and charged with 2C:29-3B4 (hindering apprehension) and 39:3-74 (view obstruction). He was released after posting bail of $300.00 to the custody of Wayne Police Department for a warrant in the amount of $750.00.
Kutlusoy was also found to have and outstanding Haledon, NJ warrant with $140.00 bail