Man Arrested For Giving False Name During Traffic Stop

On August 4, 2012, at around 12:30 a.m.,- Patrolman Gregory Polakoski stopped a 1996 Mercury for traffic violations on the 300 block of West Westfield Avenue. The driver identified himself as Andrew J. Brooks with a birth date of June 12, 1986 of Elizabeth, NJ. A further investigation by Patrolman Polakoski revealed Brooks’ true name to be Anthony R. Brooks with a birth date of January 1, 1985 of Atlantic City, NJ. Brooks was arrested and charged with Hindering Apprehension and Driving with a suspended license. He was released pending an appearance in Roselle Park Municipal Court.