On March 25, 2011, Patrolmen Gaylord and Wielgus responded to an apartment on the 200 block of West Sumner Avenue on a report of an overdose. Upon arrival, Roselle Park Police and the First Aid Squad attended to a female who was unresponsive but breathing. A household member indicated female ingested approximately 15 prescription pills. The female overdose victim was transported to Trinitas Hospital.
While speaking to the witness in the apartment, officer Gaylord detected a strong odor of marijuana and discovered one (1) clear plastic bag containing suspected marijuana.
April McElrath, age 26 of Roselle Park, was placed under arrest and charged with 2C:35-10(a)(4) (possession of marijuana) and released pending a Roselle Park Municipal Court first appearance on March 31, 2011.