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Feds: Trio Who Trafficked Ghost Guns Through Hudson, Passaic Sentenced To 4-To-6 Years Feds: Trio Who Trafficked Ghost Guns Through Hudson, Passaic Sentenced To 4-To-6 Years
Feds: Trio Who Trafficked Ghost Guns Through Hudson, Passaic Sentenced To 4-To-6 Years 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: Three members of a ghost gun trafficking network in Passaic and Hudson counties must spend from four to six years in federal prison before they'll be eligible for release, authorities announced. Ex-con Corey Jenkins Jr., 31, and Savion Clyburn, 21, both of Paterson, and Richard Mullane, 27, of Bayonne, were among the members of the D.I.Y. network that operated largely in both cities, U.S. Attorney for New Jersey Philip R. Sellinger said. They were targeted in an investigation in which the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) worked closely with vari…
UPDATE: 2 Girls Airlifted After Tree Limb Smashes Through Tour Bus At NJ/NY State Line UPDATE: 2 Girls Airlifted After Tree Limb Smashes Through Tour Bus At NJ/NY State Line
Update: 2 Girls Airlifted After Tree Limb Smashes Through Tour Bus At NJ/NY State Line 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: Two teens were airlifted to New Jersey trauma centers after a charter bus filled with girls from a Brooklyn yeshiva crashed into a tree Tuesday afternoon barely a quarter mile from the New York State line. West Milford firefighters extricated the two critically injured victims following the 3:16 p.m. June 4 crash on East Shore Road alongside Greenwood Lake in Hewitt, responders at the scene told Daily Voice. Greenwood Lake Airport (NJ), five miles down the road, was used as the medevac landing zone, they said. One girl was flown to the trauma center at Hackensack University Me…
Wanted On Warrants: Trio Nabbed With Drugs, Dog In Hasbrouck Heights Wanted On Warrants: Trio Nabbed With Drugs, Dog In Hasbrouck Heights
Wanted On Warrants: Trio Nabbed With Drugs, Dog In Hasbrouck Heights A suspicious vehicle call led Hasbrouck Heights police to a drug-carrying, canine-accompanied trio wanted on warrants, authorities said. Officers Christopher Connors and Sgt. Dom D’Amico found the Subaru sedan in a Boulevard parking lot shortly before 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 21, Lt. John Behr said. Officers Paul Albanese, Michael DeSimone and John Mullins joined them along with Wood-Ridge Officers Mark Torsiello and Devin Ochiuzzo, the lieutenant said. The three occupants were all sent to the Bergen County Jail after the officers found crack, clonazepam pills and dozens of empty wax paper…
Clifton Man Once Busted With Anatomically Correct Child Sex Doll Nabbed For Kid Porn: Sheriff Clifton Man Once Busted With Anatomically Correct Child Sex Doll Nabbed For Kid Porn: Sheriff
Clifton Man Once Busted With Anatomically Correct Child Sex Doll Nabbed For Kid Porn: Sheriff A Clifton resident who was once busted with what authorities said was an anatomically correct child sex doll was caught collecting porn videos featuring victims from four to 12 years old, authorities charged. Miguel A. Guevara, 32, who works as a supervisor for a package delivery company in Secaucus, has been on lifetime parole the past four years, Acting Passaic County Sheriff Gary Giardina said. He showed up again on investigators' radar about five months ago, Giardina said. That's when members of the sheriff's Internet Crime Against Children Task Force "found [that] sever…
HOME INVASION: Female Saddle Brook 'Guest' Let Armed Robbers In, Authorities Charge HOME INVASION: Female Saddle Brook 'Guest' Let Armed Robbers In, Authorities Charge
Home Invasion: Female Saddle Brook 'Guest' Let Armed Robbers In, Authorities Charge 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A Saddle Brook home invasion in which a group of thugs from Passaic County took $12,500 in cash, $3,000 worth of jewelry and more at gunpoint was made possible by a female "guest," federal authorities revealed.  Lanasia "Lay" Smith, 24 (top left above), sent ex-con Jancarlos "M" Rodriguez, 23 (bottom right), "a picture of a safe located in the residence" hours before the June 28, 2022 robbery, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said. Smith then left the front door unlocked for Rodriguez and two cohorts -- fellow ex-con Jahad "Hadie" Foxworth, 25, and Jamere "Rebels" Dixon, 23 --…
No Foul Play Suspected In Death Of Man Found At Garrett Mountain No Foul Play Suspected In Death Of Man Found At Garrett Mountain
No Foul Play Suspected In Death Of Man Found At Garrett Mountain The death of a 42-year-old man whose body was found at the Garrett Mountain Reservation on Thursday doesn't appear suspicious, authorities said. Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Acting Passaic County Sheriff Gary Giardina confirmed the 1 p.m. Feb. 1 discovery in the Woodland Park preserve. They didn't indicate, however, whether they suspect suicide, overdose or other type of death. Valdes and Giardina did say that his vehicle was found nearby."Although this matter remains an active and ongoing investigation, there are no suspects being sought at this time, and there is no da…
NJ Sheriff's Association Cites 'Fortitude, Resoluteness' Of Fallen Passaic Comrade Berdnik NJ Sheriff's Association Cites 'Fortitude, Resoluteness' Of Fallen Passaic Comrade Berdnik
NJ Sheriff's Association Cites 'Fortitude, Resoluteness' Of Fallen Passaic Comrade Berdnik "On behalf of the Sheriffs' Association of New Jersey, President Sheriff Gilbert "Whip" Wilson and its members, we express our sincere condolences for the loss of our dear brother in law enforcement, Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik. "Sheriff Berdnik's untimely passing was a shock to us all. He served as a member of the New Jersey Sheriffs Association for fifteen (13) years, where he worked hard to ensure the safety of the Passaic County residents and that the needs of the Passaic County community were addressed.  "Sheriff Berdnik was a man of great character, always mild-mannere…
Passaic Sheriff Berdnik's Death By Suicide 'Unfathomable Loss' For NJ, Attorney General Says Passaic Sheriff Berdnik's Death By Suicide 'Unfathomable Loss' For NJ, Attorney General Says
Passaic Sheriff Berdnik's Death By Suicide 'Unfathomable Loss' For NJ, Attorney General Says Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik died by his own hand on Tuesday in his hometown Clifton, in what the Garden State's attorney general called "an unfathomable loss for New Jersey." Emergency responders rushed to Toro's Turkish Restaurant on Hazel Street a few minutes after 3:30 p.m. Jan. 23. Berdnik had just taken his life in the men's room, the sudden gunshot through the heart startling staff and patrons alike, sources told Daily Voice. Not even 15 minutes earlier, the popular sheriff had posed for cellphone photos. Then he got a phone call with some very unsettling news, reliable so…
Dealer Nabbed With Nearly Pound Of Coke, 100 Fentanyl Pills, Passaic Sheriff Says Dealer Nabbed With Nearly Pound Of Coke, 100 Fentanyl Pills, Passaic Sheriff Says
Dealer Nabbed With Nearly Pound Of Coke, 100 Fentanyl Pills, Passaic Sheriff Says A dealer from Paterson had just completed a street sale when Passaic County sheriff's officers seized him and found nearly a pound of cocaine and 100 or so fentanyl pills in his apartment, authorities said. Edwin Garcia-Mendez, 40, also had an AR pellet rifle and various items used to process and package cocaine, including two hydraulic kilo presses and acetone, in his first-floor apartment on East 24th Street, Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik said. Members of the sheriff's Bureau of Narcotics had been watching Garcia-Mendez for several weeks before moving in, Berdnik said. They were…
GOTCHA! Here's How FBI Says It Nabbed Paterson Kidnappers GOTCHA! Here's How FBI Says It Nabbed Paterson Kidnappers
Gotcha! Here's How FBI Says It Nabbed Paterson Kidnappers A Paterson resident who'd just been kidnapped was being shown a photo array of suspects when he suddenly pointed at one of the pictures. The man in the photo, Joel Ramon Garcia, 33, of Paterson, and an accomplice had held him at gunpoint last month during a six-hour car ride to Massachusetts, while demanding a ransom from his father, before releasing the victim two days later, the FBI said. Federal agents quickly captured both Garcia and Julio Cesar Paniagua, 27, at the same time. Credit the victim's assistance and some sound detective work. It began on Nov. 15, when the victim's father c…
STASH HOUSE RAID: Raw Coke, 150 Pills, $22,775 Seized, Three Arrested: Passaic County Sheriff STASH HOUSE RAID: Raw Coke, 150 Pills, $22,775 Seized, Three Arrested: Passaic County Sheriff
Stash House Raid: Raw Coke, 150 Pills, $22,775 Seized, Three Arrested: Passaic County Sheriff Officers in tactical gear safely locked an attack dog into a bathroom as Passaic County detectives raided a Paterson stash house during an operation that netted a third of a pound of raw cocaine, more than 150 illegal pills and $22,775 in cash, authorities said. They also took a BMW and a Hyundai for forfeiture while arresting a second-floor tenant, a fellow city resident and a man from Rockland County, Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik said. Complaints of drug dealing focused the attention of the sheriff’s Bureau of Narcotics detectives on the home at the corner of Knickerbocker and G…
ARMED ROBBERY RAMPAGE: 3rd NJ Man Named In Violent Holdups ARMED ROBBERY RAMPAGE: 3rd NJ Man Named In Violent Holdups
Armed Robbery Rampage: 3rd NJ Man Named In Violent Holdups A third man who authorities said was involved in a terrifying string of armed robberies in Passaic County has been identified. Kareem Powell, 30, of Willingboro, was arrested by federal agents on Tuesday, Nov. 21, in connection with the August 2022 holdups, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced on Wednesday. He joins Carlos Diaz and Edward Porter, both 30 of Paterson, who’ve been in federal custody since last December. A new indictment names Powell while boosting the charges against the other two. The masked trio menaced customers with semiautomatic handguns -- ordering them to lie …
Machete-Wielding Man Seized During Disturbance At New North Jersey Amazon Warehouse Machete-Wielding Man Seized During Disturbance At New North Jersey Amazon Warehouse
Machete-Wielding Man Seized During Disturbance At New North Jersey Amazon Warehouse Police from multiple jurisdictions converged on one of North Jersey's newest Amazon warehouses after a parking lot dispute between two drivers early Tuesday escalated into an assault involving a machete. No major injuries were reported in the assault, which Woodland Park police said triggered a disturbance that brought them and their colleagues from Totowa, Little Falls and the Passaic County Sheriff's Office to the distribution center on McBride Avenue near Route 46 shortly before 7 a.m. Nov. 21. Responding officers found "a large number of people gathered in the Amazon parking lot causing…
3,850 Heroin Folds, 67 Crack Bags, $35K Seized, Arrest Made Across From Paterson School 3,850 Heroin Folds, 67 Crack Bags, $35K Seized, Arrest Made Across From Paterson School
3,850 Heroin Folds, 67 Crack Bags, $35K Seized, Arrest Made Across From Paterson School Passaic County sheriff's detectives seized 3,850 heroin folds and 67 bags of crack while arresting an accused dealer who they said conducted business from his home across from a Catholic school in Paterson. The Bureau of Narcotics investigators also seized more than $35,000 in alleged profits in arresting Angel Rodriguez, 27, Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik said. Citizen complaints brought his detectives to the area of 14th Avenue off East 33rd Street across from the St. Therese CCD School, the sheriff said. After watching Rodriguez in action, some detectives followed him and stopped his Honda…
Haledon Shooting: Central Jersey Man, 27, Wounded Over Weekend Haledon Shooting: Central Jersey Man, 27, Wounded Over Weekend
Haledon Shooting: Central Jersey Man, 27, Wounded Over Weekend A 27-year-old Middlesex County man was shot in Haledon over the weekend, authorities confirmed. Police found the wounded victim from South Brunswick in the 20 block of Ida Street near Bridgeway Community Church and the border of Prospect Park shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. “Immediate first aid was administered, and the victim was quickly transported to St. Joseph's University Medical Center in Paterson by Paterson EMS,” Haledon Deputy Police Chief George Guzman, Jr. said. Neither he nor Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes would say whether a suspect had been seized or identi…
Dealer, Deadbeat Dad, Child-Abusing Caretaker Busted In Raid: Passaic Sheriff Dealer, Deadbeat Dad, Child-Abusing Caretaker Busted In Raid: Passaic Sheriff
Dealer, Deadbeat Dad, Child-Abusing Caretaker Busted In Raid: Passaic Sheriff A dealer, a caretaker accused of child endangerment and a deadbeat dad all living in the same multi-family Paterson home were busted during a raid by Passaic County sheriff's officers, authorities said. Narcotics detectives targeted Shawn E. Nero, 50, who they said was selling heroin and crack from the Harrison Street home between Carroll Street and Rosa Parks Boulevard. Assisted by members of the sheriff's Warrant Squad, Mounted Division and ERT, they waited until Nero left the area, then stopped his car and arrested him on Thursday, Oct. 26, Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik said. …
PEDO FILE: Senior Who Repeatedly Sexually Assaulted Teen In Clifton Gets Seven Years PEDO FILE: Senior Who Repeatedly Sexually Assaulted Teen In Clifton Gets Seven Years
Pedo File: Senior Who Repeatedly Sexually Assaulted Teen In Clifton Gets Seven Years UPDATE: A 65-year-old Clifton man was sentenced in Superior Court in Paterson to seven years in state prison for repeatedly sexually assaulting a 17-year-old juvenile in his care. Wilfredo Guardia was arrested on May 12, 2022, following an investigation by members of the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit along with Clifton police and the county sheriff’s office, that determined the assaults occurred multiple times at a Clifton home. Rather than risk the possible outcome of a trial, Guardia took a deal from prosecutors, pleading guilty to a single count of child endange…
Drug Store Robbery Spree: Second Suspect Snared In Passaic County Drug Store Robbery Spree: Second Suspect Snared In Passaic County
Drug Store Robbery Spree: Second Suspect Snared In Passaic County A Paterson man was charged by federal authorities with participating in seven drugstore robberies in the Silk City and Passaic, including one in which they said an ex-con partner fired two gunshots. A federal magistrate judge ordered Onijee Burgess, 26, detained following a hearing in U.S. District Court in Newark on Tuesday, Oct. 17.Burgess, Antonio Rivera and other unidentified co-conspirators went on a robbery spree from November 2022 through April 2023, holding up five different pharmacies -- including two of them twice, authorities said. Rivera demanded Percocet, morphine and oxycodone…
Fleeing Mall Suspect Caught After Ordering Uber: Wayne PD Fleeing Mall Suspect Caught After Ordering Uber: Wayne PD
Fleeing Mall Suspect Caught After Ordering Uber: Wayne PD A suspect who ran from a Wayne police officer at the Willowbrook Mall got tripped up when he called for an Uber, authorities said. A mall security guard had flagged down Officer William Hall following shoplifting from the Pac Sun clothing store shortly before 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, Detective Capt. Dan Daly said. The officer approached Khaalil Tariq Branch, 29, of Philadelphia, who “feigned that he was looking for identification and suddenly ran through the parking lot,” the captain said. Hall chased Branch to Willowbrook Boulevard and onto Riverside Drive before he and Officer Matthew Ber…
SHOOTING SPREE: Two Teens, Young Woman Dead In Trio Of Paterson Attacks SHOOTING SPREE: Two Teens, Young Woman Dead In Trio Of Paterson Attacks
Shooting Spree: Two Teens, Young Woman Dead In Trio Of Paterson Attacks UPDATE: Gunfire claimed the lives of two 19-year-old men and a 22-year-old woman in a daylong Sunday shooting spree in three different Paterson neighborhoods. It began when no fewer than seven shots were fired at the busy intersection of Park Avenue and East 22nd Street, cutting down one of the men, shortly after 6:30 a.m. Oct. 1. Police found him on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Department Officer-In-Charge Isa Abbassi confirmed. He was pronounced dead a short time later at nearby St. Joseph’s University Medical …
Stolen Handgun, Hundreds Of Doses Of Heroin And Crack, $25G In Proceeds Seized: Passaic Sheriff Stolen Handgun, Hundreds Of Doses Of Heroin And Crack, $25G In Proceeds Seized: Passaic Sheriff
Stolen Handgun, Hundreds Of Doses Of Heroin And Crack, $25G In Proceeds Seized: Passaic Sheriff A stolen handgun, dozens of vials of crack, more than 125 heroin folds and more were seized by Passaic County sheriff’s detectives and Haledon police during a joint operation. Members of the strike force hit a pair of apartments, one on Mangold Street near Belmont Avenue in Haledon and the other at the corner of Garrison and Marion streets in Paterson, Passaic County Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik said Wednesday, Sept. 27. Detectives from the sheriff’s Bureau of Narcotics and the borough seized a 2018 Ford Fusion along with the drugs, the gun and more than $25,000 in cash following a month-long…
HOOKED: 16 Busted, $35K Seized In Passaic Sheriff’s Countywide Prostitution Raids HOOKED: 16 Busted, $35K Seized In Passaic Sheriff’s Countywide Prostitution Raids
Hooked: 16 Busted, $35K Seized In Passaic Sheriff’s Countywide Prostitution Raids Sixteen arrests were made and $35,840 in alleged profits seized by Passaic County sheriff's detectives during a two-day series of prostitution raids at massage parlors and hotels countywide, authorities said. Key “pay-to-play” locations for illegal sex were pinpointed in Clifton, Paterson, Passaic, Wayne, and Woodland Park, Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik said. Nearly all were chosen for the quality-of-life operations following citizens’ complaints, the sheriff said. Various units from his department supplied the detectives, Berdnik said. These included his Bureau of Narcotics, Int…
Passaic Sheriff: Detectives Bust Duo With Heroin, Hundreds Of Pills For Paterson Street Sale Passaic Sheriff: Detectives Bust Duo With Heroin, Hundreds Of Pills For Paterson Street Sale
Passaic Sheriff: Detectives Bust Duo With Heroin, Hundreds Of Pills For Paterson Street Sale Two men were busted by Passaic County sheriff's detectives with a variety of street and prescription drugs for sale following complaints from neighborhood residents and business owners, authorities said. The Bureau of Narcotics investigators watched as Darrel Battle, 50, and Corrie Brown, 27, slung drugs from a black Hyundai sedan outside Battle's Main Street apartment Thursday, Aug. 24, Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnick said. The detectives arrested Battle and Brown, searched both, then searched the car, the sheriff said. Berdnik said they found: 120 heroin folds; 68 Xanax pills; …
Paterson Man, 27, Gets 15½ Years, No Parole, For Having Girl, 11, Send Him Sex Pics Paterson Man, 27, Gets 15½ Years, No Parole, For Having Girl, 11, Send Him Sex Pics
Paterson Man, 27, Gets 15½ Years, No Parole, For Having Girl, 11, Send Him Sex Pics UPDATE: A Paterson man who posted a graphic video of a child being sexually assaulted and then convinced an 11-year-old girl to send him naked photos of herself must spend at least 15 years in federal prison. Jose Minaya, 27, has to serve just about all of the plea-bargained 186-month sentence approved by a U.S. District Court judge in Newark because there's no parole in the federal prison system. He also must remain under lifetime supervised release and register as a sex offender under the terms of a deal he cut with the government. Minaya “used a web-based application to engage an 1…
Repeat-Offending Ex-Con, Partner Caught Burglarizing Vehicles In Wayne: PD Repeat-Offending Ex-Con, Partner Caught Burglarizing Vehicles In Wayne: PD
Repeat-Offending Ex-Con, Partner Caught Burglarizing Vehicles In Wayne: PD A repeat-offending ex-con who tried to become something of a jailhouse lawyer was caught in the act of burglarizing vehicles in Wayne after a woman he was with spilled the beans, authorities said. Responding to multiple calls, Sgt. Mark CIavirella found a 2014 Chevy Traverse occupied by Melissa Ashmead, 42, of North Brunswick, in the area of New Street where the complaints originated, Capt. Dan Daly said. Why and how she ended up there didn't jibe, the captain said. It didn't take long to tie her and Moises Echevarria, 43, of Paterson, to the vehicle break-ins, he said. A perimeter was es…
Paterson Man, 63, Busted For Dealing Coke Paterson Man, 63, Busted For Dealing Coke
Paterson Man, 63, Busted For Dealing Coke A 63-year-old Paterson man was caught selling cocaine from a local bar, Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik said. Detectives from the sheriff's Bureau of Narcotics conducted simultaneous searches of the vehicle and Keen Street basement apartment of Julio C. Arista, as well as of Quilvio's Bar & Liquors on Main Street, on Thursday, Aug. 3, Berdnik said. They were assisted by members of the sheriff's Fugitive Warrant Squad, patrol officers and the K-9 unit, he said. They seized over half an ounce of cocaine -- worth about a thousand dollars on the stree -- and $637 in alleged proceeds…
'Y’All Never Gonna Find Me': NJ Feds Seize Ex-Con Who Taunted Cops After Dunkin Donuts Shooting 'Y’All Never Gonna Find Me': NJ Feds Seize Ex-Con Who Taunted Cops After Dunkin Donuts Shooting
'Y’All Never Gonna Find Me': NJ Feds Seize Ex-Con Who Taunted Cops After Dunkin Donuts Shooting A Clifton ex-con and former associate of rapper Fetty Wap who taunted police on Instagram following a shooting at a local Dunkin’ Donuts is now in federal custody. Surveillance video shows Justin Pope, 36, firing several shots at a woman who fled a Mercedes Benz during an argument in the parking lot of the Van Houten Avenue donut shop shortly after 9 p.m. July 12, U.S. Attorney for New Jersey Philip R. Sellinger said. He missed her, but a bullet crashed through the window of the Dunkin' Donuts. The bullet ended up "lodged in an electronic menu screen located above the cash registers of the…
Woman Fights Off Clifton Rape Attempt, Suspect Captured Miles Away: Police Woman Fights Off Clifton Rape Attempt, Suspect Captured Miles Away: Police
Woman Fights Off Clifton Rape Attempt, Suspect Captured Miles Away: Police A frightened woman fought off a stranger who grabbed her on a Clifton street and tried to pull down her pants, authorities said. Officers flooded the area on and around Clifton Avenue before a Passaic County sheriff's officer grabbed the accused rapist a few miles away on Valley Road. Reginald K. Pennie, 30, of Passaic had pushed the victim against the wall and tried to de-pants her around 1:30 a.m. Thursday, July 20, authorities alleged. She screamed and the 6-foot-3-inch, 170-pound Pennie fled on foot, they said. Pennie remained held Monday in the Bergen County Jail, charged with crimin…
Remains Found In Wayne Woods Believed To Be Those Of Missing Pompton Lakes Woman, 63 Remains Found In Wayne Woods Believed To Be Those Of Missing Pompton Lakes Woman, 63
Remains Found In Wayne Woods Believed To Be Those Of Missing Pompton Lakes Woman, 63 Remains found in a wooded area in Wayne are believed to be those of a 63-year-old woman who went missing a week ago, the township’s police chief said on Friday. An intense search for Maria Ferrigno of Pompton Lakes began after her car was found abandoned on Farmingdale Road, next to a wooded area along the Pompton River, on Monday, July 17, Wayne Police Chief Jack McNiff said. A concerned resident told police the vehicle had been there for several days without being moved, McNiff said Friday in a detailed first public announcement about Ferrigno's disappearance and the subseq…
Wanted Out-Of-Town Couple In Stolen Minivan Nabbed By Maywood Officer Wanted Out-Of-Town Couple In Stolen Minivan Nabbed By Maywood Officer
Wanted Out-Of-Town Couple In Stolen Minivan Nabbed By Maywood Officer A Maywood police officer nabbed a wanted couple in a stolen minivan after they pulled into the parking lot of a closed car wash, authorities said. The Pontiac minivan had only just been reported stolen out of Paterson when Officer Alana Luna spotted it on Essex Street, Detective Sgt. William Phayre said. The driver – Chante S. Royal 23, of Newark – was carrying several crack pipes and empty wax folds with heroin residue, the sergeant said. Her passenger, ex-con James K. Bell-Sanders, 33, of Passaic, gave police a false name, but they quickly identified him – and discovered there was an act…
Flat Tire, Popped Airbags Don't Deter Wayne Driver Trying To Outrace Franklin Lakes PD Flat Tire, Popped Airbags Don't Deter Wayne Driver Trying To Outrace Franklin Lakes PD
Flat Tire, Popped Airbags Don't Deter Wayne Driver Trying To Outrace Franklin Lakes PD A repeat offender tried to outrace a Franklin Lakes police officer with a flat tire and his airbags deployed, authorities said. Needless to say, he didn't get far. Officer Kevin Shutrop spotted the crippled Toyota Camry at the traffic circle at Franklin Lake and High Mountain roads shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 11, Police Mark McCombs said. The officer tried pulling him over, but the driver -- identified as Wilkins Perdomo. 34, of Wayne -- tried to keep going, the captain said. Perdomo lost and then regained control of the sedan after it barreled off and then back onto southboun…