Unclear Plates Violation Leads To CDS Arrest

On February 9, 2011 at 9:57 a.m., patrolman Joshua Medrano observed a white Honda traveling eastbound on Lehigh Avenue in violation of 39:3-33 (unclear plates). A motor vehicle stop resulted in the discovery of 17 partially smoked hand rolled cigars containing suspected marijuana.

The driver, David Lugo, age 32, of Roselle Park was arrested and charged with 2C:35-10(a)(4) (possession of marijuana), 39:3-33 (unclear plates), and 39:4-39.1 (CDS in a motor vehicle). He was released pending a Roselle Park Municipal Court date of February 17, 2011.