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Springfield Police Blotter: DUI Arrests and Other Charges

The following arrest information was provided by the Springfield Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

The following arrests occurred between Nov. 22 and Nov. 29 and represent charges, not convictions.

11/22/2012     12:00 am     Location: Morris Avenue Detective Keith Doherty stopped a car after observing it weaving over the center line traveling on Morris Avenue. The operator, Faheem Harper age 33 of Newark NJ, was subsequently arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol and Operating a Vehicle with a Suspended Driver License. He was later released with a Springfield Municipal Court appearance date.

11/22/2012     4:15 am      Location: Morris Avenue Officer Marcos Vaz stopped a car on Morris Avenue for making repeated unsignaled lane changes. The operator, Delila DeJesus age 25 of Somerset NJ, was subsequently arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol. She was later released with a Springfield Municipal Court appearance date.

11/23/2012     9:51 pm      Location: Jade Meadow Drive Nicholas Pearl age 18 of Springfield NJ was arrested by Officer Melissa Esteves after the officer had investigated a complaint of persons making noise on Jade Meadow Drive. Pearl was arrested for the Possession of Less Than 50 grams of Marijuana. He was later released with a court appearance date in the Springfield Municipal Court.

11/25/2012     2:01 pm      Location: Springfield Avenue Jeffrey Laranjeiro age 34 of West Orange NJ was operating a motor vehicle that was stopped by Officer Brandon Lorenz. Laranjeiro was subsequently arrested for the Possession of Heroin, Possession of Prescription Legend Drugs, Possession of less than 50 grams of Marijuana and the Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was also charged with the Possession of a Handgun that was found hidden inside of the truck. He was later released after $10,000.00 bail was posted and has an initial court date in the NJ Superior Court of Union County in Elizabeth NJ on 12/05/2012.

11/25/2012     8:07 pm      Location: Restaurant on Morris Avenue Officer Anthony Reimer had stopped to pick-up dinner at a Chinese restaurant located in the business center of town on Morris Avenue. As he approached the counter he detected a strong odor of suspected Marijuana on the person of a customer who was picking up food. After a brief investigation, Theodore Sharkey age 25 of Summit NJ was arrested for the Possession of less than 50 grams of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was later released with a Springfield Municipal Court date.

11/27/2012     11:51 pm     Location: Wabeno Avenue William Sneary age 38 of South River NJ was stopped by Officer John Laurencelle after it was found that he was wanted by the Middlesex County Sheriff's Office on a superior court issued bench warrant for non-support. He was turned over to the Middlesex County Sheriff's Office.

11/29/2012     3:38 pm      Location: Municipal Parking Lot on Center Street Officer Joseph Leniart was checking on parking violations within the municipal parking lot on Center Street by the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission Agency and found that a car with Maryland license plates had been reported as stolen by the Takoma MD Police. When the two male occupants were observed entering the agency, Officer Leniart and other officers entered the agency and arrested the two subjects. Timothy Brown age 43 of Newark NJ and Andre Jones age 20 of Newark NJ were both charged with the Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle. They have an initial court appearance set in the NJ Superior Court of Union County in Elizabeth NJ on 12/07/2012.

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