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Warrant Arrest, Arrest -CDS Possession

25 Jun 2018 17:44


On 6/24/18 at approximately 12:00p.m., Newton police responded to a Main Street boarding house in an attempt to locate and arrest a resident on an active warrant out of the Sussex County Sheriff’s Department. Upon arrival, patrols were able to locate the subject identified as Daniel Devine,


Arson, Criminal Mischief

25 Jun 2018 16:02


On 6/23/18 at 1:49a.m., Newton Police responded to 33 Mill Street for a reported fire on the 2nd floor of the high rise complex. Upon arrival, a smoke condition was found on the 2nd floor and Ptl. Michael Wolanski and Ptl. Mahir Kaylani entered the apartment and were able to extinguish the fire.


Motor Vehicle Accident/CDS Arrest

19 Jun 2018 16:04


On 6/18/18 at 9:16a.m., Newton Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident with a telephone pole down in the area of the Tuscany Bistro on Route 206 (Woodside Avenue). Subsequently, it was learned that a 30 year old Stillwater resident, Samantha Benson, was operating the vehicle


Arrest - Possession of CDS (Marijuana), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

11 Jun 2018 17:54


On 6/8/18 at 4:30 pm, Ptl. John Flanagan was patrolling the Newton Cemetery when he located a parked vehicle that was suspicious because of its location. As he approached the vehicle, the passenger, identified as Jeffrey T. Schermerhorn, age 27, of Decker Road, Andover, NJ was standing next to


M.V. Stop/Arrest. Possession of CDS (Marijuana), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

11 Jun 2018 16:40


On 6/7/18 at 11:26p.m., Sgt. Thomas Muller observed a vehicle make a right on red from Trinity Street onto Water Street northbound which is prohibited at that location. Subsequently, the vehicle in question was stopped on Swartswood Road and its driver was identified as Samantha M. Olsen,


M.V. Stop/Arrest. Possession of CDS/Paraphernalia

1 Jun 2018 18:43


On 6/1/18 at 3:28a.m., Ptl. John Flanagan stopped an out of town taxicab for having an equipment violation (inoperable brake light) on Lower Spring Street. Subsequently, a warrant from the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office (for Failure to Appear on a Possession of C.D.S. charge) was located


Burglary/Theft

1 Jun 2018 18:04


On 5/29/18 at 8:18p.m., Newton Police received a report of a burglary to a motor vehicle on the campus of the Sussex County Community College in which $80.00 cash was stolen from inside the center console. An investigation by the Newton Police (with the assistance of the college’s security


Warrant Arrest/Possession of PLD, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Possession of Hypodermic Syringe

28 May 2018 19:00


On 5/27/18 at 8:36p.m., the Newton Police Dept. received information from a concerned citizen that an individual identified as Kimberly Vandermark, age 23, of Wantage, NJ was presently walking on Mill Street and that an active warrant currently existed for her arrest out of the Sussex County


MV Stop/Arrest, Possession of CDS, Poss. of Paraphernalia, Hypodermic Syringe

28 May 2018 18:13


On 5/26/18 at 12:51a.m., Sgt. Michael Monaco stopped a black 2000 Jeep Cherokee for having a loud exhaust. Further investigation revealed that one of its passengers, namely Jessica Stone, age 26, of Seaside Park, N.J. had an active arrest warrant out of Ocean County. A search incident to


MV. Stop/Arrest, Possession of CDS, Hindering Apprehension, Obstructing, Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia,

28 May 2018 17:35


On 5/26/18 at 12:10a.m., Ptl. Jared Zappa was on Sparta Avenue when he observed a blue Ford Fusion fail to maintain its lane of travel as it proceeded eastbound on Sparta Avenue. Ptl. Zappa also noticed that the vehicle had no inspection sticker and an inoperable headlight. Subsequently, the


Random Plate Check Reveals Suspended License and Leads to Drug Arrest

22 May 2018 17:39


On Monday May 21, 2018 at 8:16p.m., Ptl. John Flanagan conducted a random motor vehicle lookup on a vehicle which revealed that the registered owner of the vehicle had a suspended license. He then stopped the vehicle, a 2006 Dodge Durango, on East Clinton Street and the driver was confirmed to


Arrest -Distribution of CDS, Conspiracy to Distribute CDS, Aiding a Person to Sell CDS

21 May 2018 17:16


On 5/16/18 at approximately 8:30p.m. Daniel Devine, age 34, and his older brother, Ryan Devine, age 39, both of Main Street, Newton, were arrested after a cooperative investigation by the Sussex County Gangs Guns and Narcotics Task Force and the Newton Police Department. During the course of


Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose, Aggravated Assault, Certain Persons Not to Possess Weapons

14 May 2018 15:48


On 5/13/18 at 10:14a.m., Newton Police responded to the area of Spring Street near the intersection of Moran Street for a report a male brandishing a handgun. Upon patrols arrival, they observed a subject matching the provided description to be walking into a Spring Street apartment


M.V. Stop/Arrest - Unlawful Possession of Weapon, Poss. of CDS, Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia, etc.

4 May 2018 15:30


On 5/3/18 at about 8:12a.m., Sgt. Michael Monaco stopped a 2003 Ford Explorer on Water Street (Rt. 206) for speeding. Upon stopping the vehicle, its driver was identified as Gary Lee Louk, age 48, of Sanford, North Carolina. Subsequently, Sgt. Monaco detected the odor of burnt marijuana and


Struck Pedestrian - Driver Issued Summons

10 Mar 2018 12:43


Newton Police received a 9-1-1 call on Friday March 9, 2018 at 12:33pm of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Spring Street and Madison Street. Upon arrival, police found a 50-year-old female, Michele Krasnomowitz, a resident of Hamburg, sitting near the marked crosswalk on

          
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