Monday, February 19, 2018

North Caldwell Man Arrested for Allegedly Being Under Influence of CDS

Fairfield (NJ) The Fairfield Police Department announces the arrest of Jordan Krakauer (21) of North Caldwell, N.J. for being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance on June 13, 2014 at the Target store, located on Route 46. On that date at approximately 8:23 P.M., the Fairfield police were contacted by Target security reporting a suspicious male that was in the store and had created a disturbance. Officers John McGrory and Christopher Andrews responded and allegedly found the Krakauer sitting in the front passenger seat of a vehicle in the lot.

After interviewing Target security officers, it is alleged that Krakauer was observed in the store near the food court. He was drinking a soda and allegedly began coughing uncontrollably. The security officer approached him to see if he was alright. At this point, he allegedly began loudly yelling the name of a female who accompanied him and was somewhere in the store. This action allegedly drew attention from a number of customers. At this point, it is further alleged that Krakauer then abruptly ran towards the produce area, took a banana and placed it in his pocket. He then ran out of the store and ate the banana while seated on a bench outside of the store. Security then notified the police.

During their interaction with Krakauer, his behavior and other observations the officers allegedly made led them to believe he was under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance. He was then placed under arrest without incident. And was taken to Fairfield police headquarters where he was charged. He was eventually released on his own recognizance pending a June 18, 2014 court date in the Fairfield Municipal Court.

(It should be noted that the charge against Krakauer is merely an allegation and that he is presumed innocent until he either pleads guilty or is found guilty in a court of law)


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