December 18th, 2015
At approximately 11:55 a.m., Patrolman Gregory Polakoski conducted a pedestrian stop on Joel E. Lopez, age 18 from South Plainfield, who was discovered walking on the Norfolk Southern Rail Road tracks just above the Faitoute Avenue bridge while it was under repair. Mr. Lopez was arrested for trespassing and an outstanding warrant out of South Plainfield Municipal Court for $500. He posted full bail and was released on a summons.
December 20th, 2015
At approximately 12:03 a.m., Patrolman Kyle Snyder conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 1995 Honda for a moving violation. The passenger of the vehicle, Joel A. Filipe, age 19 from Perth Amboy, was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested and charged with Possession of C.D.S, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Tampering with Evidence, as he had reportedly tried to eat a small amount of suspected marijuana and forgetting there was more in his shoe. Mr. Filipe was released on a summons.
December 22 , 2015
At approximately 11:37 a.m., Patrolman William Hannon conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2008 Honda for an equipment violation. The passenger of the vehicle, Shawn Bristol, age 35 from Newark, was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was arrested and charged with Possession of C.D.S, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and hindering his apprehension for providing a false name to the police. He was also found to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest out of Roselle Park Municipal Court for $621. He was issued a warrant and lodged in the Union County Jail on $7,500 bail.