Slow Moving Vehicle Yields DWI Arrest
Fairfield (NJ) The Fairfield Police Department announces the arrest of Moise Espinoza (32) of Clifton, N.J. for driving under the influence on May 27, 2013. At approximately 1:35 A.M., Sergeant Christopher Oswald was running radar on Route 46 West when he observed a 1996 Toyota traveling west with a front headlight out. The vehicle was also allegedly traveling at an extremely low speed. The vehicle was eventually stopped and Espinoza was found to be the alleged operator. A field investigation, which included sobriety testing, resulted in Espinoza being arrested. He was given an initial court appearance date of May 30, 2013 in the Fairfield Municipal Court. (It should be noted that the charges against him are merely allegations and that he is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)
Michigan Man Wanted on Parole Violation Arrested
Fairfield (NJ) The Fairfield Police Department announces the arrest of Fred Tippins (32) formerly of Tampa Florida. At approximately 11:20 A.M., the Fairfield Police Department was contacted by a concerned resident regarding a suspicious white van, with Florida plates, that was in the Sand Road area was traveling slowly through the neighborhoods. Officer Steven Ptaszynski located the vehicle on Addison Drive and stopped it. The vehicle was found to be occupied by three males, with Tippen being the operator.
When asked to produce his driving credentials, Tippen allegedly told the officer that he had left his driver’s license at his hotel. It is alleged that Tippen initially identified himself as Terrance D. Edwards but when this individual could not be found in the records of the Michigan Motor Vehicle files, it is alleged that Tippen told the officer his actual name and that he believed he was wanted in Michigan. A computer check confirmed that Tippen was in fact wanted by Michigan parole authorities for having allegedly violated provisions related to a manslaughter conviction. Tippens was arrested without incident and was transported to the Essex County Jail in Newark, N.J. awaiting extradition to Michigan.
The officer’s investigation revealed that the trio was working for a Florida-based company called Young Enterprises and was apparently in the area to go door to door selling liquid soap and cleaners. A fourth individual, also working for the company, was later picked up by police in the area of Malcolm Drive. These individuals were eventually released from the police department.
Pursuit Ends in Drug and DUI Charges
Fairfield (NJ) The Fairfield Police Department announces the arrest of Amer Ahmad (31) of Hackettstown, N.J. for eluding police, possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana, being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance, and driving under the influence on May 27, 2013. At approximately 2:13 A.M., Officer Jeffrey Didyk was traveling east on Route 46 when he observed a blue Saturn allegedly exceeding the posted 50 M.P.H. speed limit. When the officer attempted to stop the vehicle, it allegedly increased its speed and failed to pull over as it entered onto Route 80 East.
The pursuit continued near Exit 57 at which time a New Jersey state trooper was waiting and assisted with getting the vehicle to stop. The driver was then arrested. It is alleged that the officer observed, on the front seat, a plastic bag containing suspected marijuana which was seized. Also allegedly observed were several open containers of Smirnoff vodka which were also seized. Ahmad was eventually transported to Fairfield police headquarters.
While at headquarters, the officer continued his investigation and it was determined that Ahmad was allegedly operating his vehicle while under the influence of marijuana resulting in the driving under the influence charge. Ahmed was released on his own recognizance and given a court date of June 6, 2013 in the Superior Court in Newark, N.J. (It should be noted that the charges against him are merely allegations and that he is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)
Fairfield Man Arrested for DWI
Fairfield (NJ) The Fairfield Police Department announces the arrest of Harry Neugold 4th (19) of Fairfield, N.J. for driving while intoxicated on May 14, 2013. At approximately 2:40 A.M., Officer John McGrory allegedly observed a 2001 Ford Taurus make an improper right turn on red at New Dutch Lane and then almost struck a curb. The officer then allegedly attempted to stop the vehicle but it continued to the intersection of Passaic Avenue and Greenbrook Road. The vehicle then allegedly disregarded the red traffic signal at Greenbrook Road and finally pulled into the A Plus Sunoco station.
After conducting a field investigation which included sobriety testing the driver, identified as Neugold 4th, was placed under arrest and his vehicle impounded. In addition to driving while intoxicated, he was also charged with making an improper right turn on red, careless driving, improper use of a cell phone, failure to maintain a lane, failure to exhibit a driver’s license and failure to wear a seatbelt. He was given an initial court appearance date of May 16, 2013 in the Fairfield Municipal Court. (It should be noted that the charges against him are merely allegations and that he is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)