Garwood Man Arrested For Drinking Beer In Public

At approximately 2 p.m. on April 4th, Patrolmen Nortrup and Polakoski – while on foot patrol on the 200 block of Chestnut Street – observed an individual drinking a beer while seated on a bench in front of Rita Pharmacy. The individual, Richard J. Jakubos, a 47-year-old Garwood resident, was found to have an active warrant from the Garwood Municipal Court. Jakubos was arrested and later processed at Roselle Park Police Department. While at Headquarters, Jakubos was issued a summons for consumption of alcohol in a public place and released after posting bail on the Garwood warrant.