Saturday DWI & Drug Possession Arrests in Bayonne

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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