Jefferson Township Police
MV Stop/DWI PO Ondish: Mark Knouse, 46, of Lafayette was stopped for careless driving for
almost striking a guard rail. Further investigation found Mr. Knouse under the
influence of alcohol. Mr. Knouse was arrested and processed at Jefferson
Township Police Headquarters. He was issued several MV summonses and he was
released to a family member pending a future court date.
CDS Arrest PO Stokes: Ruslan Johnson, 22, of Wharton was arrested on a MV stop for possession
of marijuana in his vehicle. He was processed and issued summons pending a
future court date.
MV Complaint DWI Arrest PO Saparito: Corey Tracy, 24, of Newton was arrested for DWI, CDS
and paraphernalia after dispatch received a 911 call of a male driving
erratically on Route 15 South and consuming alcohol while operating his
vehicle. Officer Saparito located the vehicle on lower BVR and initiated a
traffic stop on Minnisink Road. Investigation revealed the driver was
intoxicated and was placed under arrest. He was issued a summons for
possession of CDS and DWI pending a court date.
DWI P.O. Fuehring: Dennis DeRocher, 54, of Garfield was arrested for DWI after a call from
the Sparta PD in regards to a struck guard rail. Sparta PD assisted Officer
Fuehring on scene. Investigation revealed the driver was intoxicated and was
placed under arrest. He was issued a summons for DWI pending a court date.
DWI P.O Coyle:
Sean Mccloskey, 24, of Ogdensburg was observed by Officer Coyle traveling North
in the Southbound lanes of Route 15. PO Coyle and PO Ondish traveled North
into Sparta and was able successfully intercept him at the 11mm in Sparta and
successfully stop him. Investigation revealed the driver was intoxicated and
was placed under arrest. He was issued a summons for DWI pending a court date.
MV Stop CDS Arrest, P.O. Paskas: Noelle Cobin, 22, of Westwood was stopped for being a
suspended driver. While speaking to Ms. Cobin an odor of burnt and raw
Marijuana was detected and she admitted to smoking earlier today. Ms. Cobin was
arrested processed, charged and released ROR pending court.
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