No Turn On Red By Teen Ends In CDS Arrest

On June 24, 2011 at approximately 11:28 p.m., on East Westfield Avenue in the area of Chestnut Street,  Patrolman Gregory Polakoski observed a grey Jeep make a right turn, northbound onto Chestnut Street at the red light, in violation of 39:4-123 (no turn on red). A motor vehicle stop resulted in the discovery of suspected  marijuana.  The passenger, a 17-year-old male of Elizabeth, was placed under arrest and charged with 2C:35-10(a)(4) (possession Of CDS). He was later released
to the custody of a parent pending a family court hearing.

The driver was issued a summons for  39:4-123. (no turn of red).