Elizabeth Man Arrested On CDS Charges

On Sunday, July 31, 2011 at approximately 9:21 p.m., Patrolman Gregory Polakoski observed a maroon Ford F-150 pickup truck travel up onto the sidewalk westbound while waiting at a red light on Magie Avenue. The vehicle then went around the right of another vehicle waiting at the red signal and came down off the curb and proceeded to make a right on red. At this time the vehicle was in violation of 39:4-85 (improper passing). A motor vehicle stop on Galloping Hill Road at Lehigh Avenue resulted in the discovery of a small clear Ziploc bag containing suspected marijuana. The driver, Marcus J. Allen, age 27 of Elizabeth, NJ was placed under arrest and charged with 2C:35-10(a)(4) (possession of CDS), 39:4-85 (improper passing), and 39:4-49.1(possession of CDS in a motor vehicle) and released pending a Roselle Park Municipal Court date of August 11, 2011.