On March 18, 2011 at about 6 p.m., Patrolman Kevin Florczak observed a beige Mitsubishi on West Lincoln Avenue traveling southbound on Faitoute Avenue. The vehicle was in violation of 39:8-1 (failure to inspect) and the passenger in violation of 39:3-76.2F (failure to wear seatbelt). A motor vehicle stop on the 400 block of Faitoute Avenue resulted in the discovery of one (1) small clear bag containing suspected marijuana.
The driver, Carlos Baez, age 34 of Linden and the passenger Khayyaam Bracy, age 29 of Hillside were both placed under arrest and charged with 2C:35-10(a)(4) (possession of marijuana) and released pending a Roselle Park Municipal Court date of March 31, 2011. Mr. Baez was additionally charged with 39:8-1 (failure to inspect) and Mr. Bracy was additionally charged with 39:3-76.2f (failure to wear seatbelt).