Jefferson Township Police
17-24205, Burglary, P.O. Florio: A boat stored at the Lake Hopatcong Marina had
11 fishing rods and an electronic fish finder taken from a compartment on the
boat. The incident occurred sometime between 7/26 and 7/31. Detective Bureau
17-24270, Theft, P.O. Parisi: Holland Mtn Rd, A nail gun, compressor, weed
wacker and drill were taken from a greenhouse with no doors located on the property.
Detective Bureau is investigating
17-24304, CDS Arrest, P.O. Stokes: S Maryland Rd, John Grecco, 32, of Jefferson
Township was arrested when P.O. Stokes observed him toss objects later
determined to be a marijuana grinder and glass pipe under a vehicle. During the
incident Mr Grecco resisted arrest, but eventually was arrested, issued a
summons and released pending a court date.
8/03/2017, 17-24543, CDS Arrest, P.O. Stokes: Zachary
Dagis, 24, of Hamburg, was arrested following a MV Stop at the Quick Chek. He
was arrested on a warrant out of Wayne PD. During a search incident to arrest
needles, heroin and suspected cocaine was found on Mr. Dagis. He was charged
accordingly and released.
8/05/2017, 17-24801, Possession of
CDS, Para / LSD, Hecht/Saparito: During a motor
vehicle stop at Club 15, the driver Benjamin E
Gringle, 22, of Maine and passenger Leonardo Recaldechelle, 22, of Newton, were
found to be in possession of Marijuana, strips of LSD, and numerous items of
paraphernalia. Both suspects were arrested, issued summons and released.
8/12/2017, 17-25465, Disorderly Conduct, P.O. Seeley: Rog Wojciech, 48, of Jefferson Township, decided to take
matters into his own hand after experiencing loud music emanating from the
Black Bear Tavern. He went over to the establishment and banged on a window
yelling about the music. While displaying his outrage he broke the window.
Upon patrols arrival and subsequent investigation Mr. Wojciech was placed under
arrest, issued summons and released.
8/17/17, 17-25945, DWI, Hecht/Parisi: , Koen
Vanderstraeten, 32, of Boonton, was arrested for DWI following a traffic stop
on Rt 15 South. He refused to provide samples of his breath. He was issued
appropriate summons and released pending a court date.
8/19/17, 17-26039, CDS Arrest, Paskas: While
doing a property check at Club 15 P.O. Paskas observed Jean Etienne, 26, of
Morris Plains, rolling a marijuana cigarette on the hood of a motor vehicle.
He was arrested, charged and released for possession of same.
Suspicious Person/DWI/ DRE, Florio : Officer Florio
arrested and charged Jason Coleman, 28, of Newton with DWI after being found
sleeping in the driver seat of his car in front of the Exxon on Route 15 South
8/31/17, 17-27150, DWI / Possession of CDS,
Williams: While conducting a property check at the local Quick Check
a vehicle was observed with the driver hunched over the steering wheel. A
subsequent investigation revealed occupants of the vehicle were indulging in
CDS activity/usage. As result of his investigation, Kathleen
Crinnian, 18, of Jefferson Township and Nathaniel
Messano, 18, of Lincoln Park were arrested for possession/Consumption of CDS
including Xanax, marijuana, and alcohol. Subject was arrested, issued summons
CDS Arrest, Florio: Joseph Wiltshire, 51, of Bronx, NY,
was stopped for erratic driving on BVR. PO Florio?s investigation determined
Mr. Wiltshire was in possession of heroin, suboxone, prescription pills, and
various paraphernalia were found. Mr. Wiltshire was arrested, issued a summons
Warrant/CDS Arrest, Stokes: Sean Mekeel, 28,
of Jefferson Township, and Markella Strongilos, 26, of Sparta, were arrested
after an MV stop. Both had warrants for their arrest. Mr. Mekeel was in
possession of a hypodermic needle and Ms. Strongilos was in possession of
various paraphernalia with suspected heroin. Both were charged with Ms.
Strongilos turned over to MC fugitive squad on their warrant and Mr. Mekeel
released after posting bail on his warrant.