Jersey City Man Arrested for Drug Paraphernalia and being Under Influence of Controlled Dangerous Substance
Fairfield (NJ) The Fairfield Police Department announces the arrest of Troy Jones (39) of Jersey City, N.J. for being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance and for possession of drug paraphernalia on March 29, 2013. At approximately 12:00 noon, the Fairfield Police Department received a call from a concerned citizen of Mayhew Drive regarding a suspicious person in the wooded area between Mayhew Drive and 16-18 Passaic Avenue. Cpl. David Kane, Brian Holzmann and Christopher Nicholas responded to the area and allegedly observed Jones in the wooded area. As they attempted to approach him, the officers told him to stay where he was. Instead, Jones began to run. He was apprehended in the parking lot. Officers allegedly recovered rolling papers on Jones. Further investigation revealed that Jones was allegedly smoking marijuana while on his lunch break.
Jones was charged and later released on his own recognizance pending an initial court appearance in the Fairfield Municipal Court. (It should be noted that the charges against Jones are merely allegations and that he is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)
Hit and Run Car Crash Leads to DWI Arrest
Fairfield (NJ) The Fairfield police Department announces the arrest of Joshua Landsman (65) of Montville, N.J. for driving under the influence, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to report an accident and other motor vehicle violations. The incident that resulted in the charges being filed took place on March 25, 2013 at approximately 8:00 P.M. It was then that Officer R.J. Casendino was dispatched to the area of 311 Route 46 West on a report of a hit and run motor vehicle accident that just occurred. Upon arriving at the scene, the officer found a 2011 Mazda off the roadway. The driver of that vehicle told the officer that she was driving in the right lane when she was suddenly struck from behind by a silver Acura, and pushed off the roadway. The Acura continued on Route 46 West.
Shortly thereafter, Officer Jeffrey Didyk discovered a 2003 silver Acura in the parking lot of Monster Golf, located at 194 Route 46 East, with heavy front end damage and which was being operated by Landsman. A roadside investigation gave rise to probable cause to believe that he was allegedly operating his vehicle while under the influence and he was arrested at the scene without incident. He is scheduled to appear in the Fairfield Municipal Court on March 28, 2013 for his initial appearance. (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)
Florida Woman Arrested for Prostitution
Fairfield (NJ) The Fairfield police Department announces the arrest of Nadjia N. Woods (29) of Pembroke Pines, Florida for promoting and engaging in prostitution on March 28, 2013. On that date, a contingent of Fairfield police officers who were assigned to investigate prostitution in the township’s hotels, developed information that prostitution was possibly taking place in a room at the LaQuinta hotel, located on Two Bridges Road. It is alleged that Woods offered sexual favors to an undercover police officer for money, resulting in her arrest.
Woods was released on $1000.00 bail and given an initial court appearance date of April 4, 2013 in the Superior Court in Newark. (It should be noted that the charges against Woods are merely allegations and that she is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)
Florida Man Arrested for Marijuana Possession
Fairfield (NJ) The Fairfield Police Department announces the arrest of Shade Mason (30) of Seminal, Florida for possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, use of marijuana and for possession of drug paraphernalia. The arrest took place on March 21, 2013 at approximately 2:00 P.M. in the parking lot of the LaQuinta hotel, located at 38 Two Bridges Road. That is when Officer Frank Tracey, who was working in conjunction with other plain clothes Fairfield officers relative to ongoing investigations into prostitution occurring at local hotels, observed Mason sitting in the driver seat of a box truck allegedly smoking marijuana. Tracey and other Fairfield officers arrested Mason and allegedly recovered a small quantity of suspected marijuana and a pipe.
Mason was released on his own recognizance after being charged. He is scheduled to appear in the Fairfield Municipal Court on March 28, 2013. (It should be noted that the charges against Mason are merely allegations and that he is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)