9/15/2018, 18-28987, DWI, P.O. Romash: After receiving
numerous complaints on an erratic driver on Route 15 North and Minnisink Road,
P.O. Romash located the vehicle on Rockawack Ave. Melanie Hafdelin was still
inside the vehicle covered in vomit. It was determined she was intoxicated.
She refused to provide samples of her breath and was issued appropriate
summons. Court Date is pending.
09/19, 18-29320- MV Crash / DWI / Agg Assault / CDS: Paskas/Ondish:
Timothy Ayers, 40, of Jefferson Township struck another vehicle at
the intersection of 15 South and Berkshire Valley Road, causing the other
vehicle to strike the sign at the Woroco Gas Station. Mr. Ayers appeared to be
under the influence and further investigation revealed heroin found in his
vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle was transported to St. Clares Dover
for minor injuries. Mr. Ayers was arrested and processed at Jefferson Township
Police Headquarters. Mr. Ayers was charged with Aggravated Assault, Possession
of CDS, Driving While Intoxicated and multiple Motor Vehicle Offenses. Mr. Ayers
was released on a summons, ROR and transported to hospital for a minor injury.
Court Date is pending.
9/22/2018, 18-29725, MV Crash/DWI, P.O. McCarthy: Jason
Bottani, 32, of Pompton Lakes, crashed his vehicle on Berkshire Valley Road.
Subsequent investigation determined Mr. Bottani was operating his motor vehicle
while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Processed and released, pending
a future court date.
9/23/2018, 18-29806, DWI, P.O. McCarthy: Gerardo
Vera, 36, of East Orange, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop on
Berkshire Valley Road. Mr. Vera, was found to be under the influence of
intoxicating liquor or drugs. He was processed and released, pending a future
09/24/18, 18-29877, MV Stop / CDS, Paskas: Matthew
Tarant, 40 of Newton, was stopped after making an illegal turn through the
parking lot of Mountain Tire to avoid a traffic signal en route to Club 15. Mr.
Tarant was placed under arrest, processed and released on a summons, pending a
future court date.
09/25/18, 18-29980, DWI / Poss of CDS, Paskas: Ali
Rahin, 27, of Somerset, was observed vomiting by his vehicle at the Quick Chek
on Route 15. Upon further investigation Mr. Rahin was under the influence of
CDS. He was arrested for Possession of CDS, DWI and Driving While Suspended.
Mr. Rahin was processed and released, pending a future court date
09/26/18, 18-30057, MV Stop
Speeding, DWI, Eluding, Ondish: Robert Hobbs, 41, of Sparta, was
stopped for speeding on Rt. 15 South. He drove into the parking lot of the
Weichert Realtor, jumped out of the vehicle and began running away. Officer
Ondish?s cat like reflexes caught up with him and arrested him on the side of
the building. Mr. Hobbs was issued the following Summons:
2C:29-2B RESIST ARR/ELUD
2C:29-2A(2) RESIST ARR/ELUD
2C: 12-13 Throwing Bodily fluid at a Law Enforcement Officer
39:4-50 Operating Under Influence of Liquor
39:4-88B Failure to maintain lane
13:20-26.11 Failure to inspect
39:3-10.24 Refusal to submit to Breathalyzer
39:4-50.4A Refusal to submit to chemical test
39:3-40 Suspended DL
39:3-29 Fail to Possess Driver?s License
39:3-29 Fail to Possess Drivers Insurance Card
39:3-29 Fail to Possess Drivers Registration
39:4-51A.B Open Container of Alcoholic Beverage
Hobbs was transported to the Morris County Correctional Facility, pending a
future court date.
10/8/18, 18-31324, DWI/Motorcycle
Crash, Stokes: William Youells, 51, of Glenwood, crashed his motorcycle at the
intersection of Deerhaven and Greenpond Road. He was transported to the
hospital and issued:
39:4-50 Driving While Intoxicated
39:4-96 Reckless Driving
39:4-97 Careless Driving
Failure to Maintain Lane