It was a fairly quiet Saturday for the Bayonne Police Department in terms of arrests. Only two; one for drug possession, another for DWI.
According to Captain Eric Amato, 47-year old, Richard Smith of Bostwick Avenue in Jersey City, was arrested at 8:17 am in the area of Lefante Way for narcotics violations. During the investigation processing, Smith attempted to flee. Police apprehended him.
He has been charged with obstructing a government function, possession of narcotic paraphernalia and having a hypodermic syringe in his possession.
Later Saturday, at 10:44 pm, 36-year old Jose Luis Sanchez of was stopped by police for Driving While Intoxicated near Ninth Street and Avenue C.
Sanchez is a resident of 13th Street in Union City.
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