Secaucus Police Blotter: March 15 -31

Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller has posted the following police blotter for incidents occurring the week of March 15:

Secaucus Police Blotter 03/15/2021-03/21/2021

  • On 03/15/2021 at 2:40 PM, Secaucus Police responded to the area of CVS located at 101 Plaza Centre Road on a report of individuals soliciting in front of the store.  During the investigation, the police arrested a 25 year old male, Jose Vanegas of Jersey City, NJ for 1 outstanding warrant issued out of Newark, NJ in the amount of $750.00.  Mr. Vanegas was also charged with Hindering Apprehension [2C:29-3B(7)] for providing false information to the police.  Mr. Vanegas was released on his own recognizance pending a future court date in Newark.  Mr. Vanegas was served his complaint summons and was released from police custody.
  • On 03/15/2021 at 4:31 PM, Secaucus Police responded to the area of 1285 Paterson Plank Road on a report of a motor vehicle that was parked blocking the cross walk area.  During the investigation, the police arrested a 29 year old male, James Aguiar of Montclair, NJ for Driving While Intoxicated [39:4-50] and Possession of CDS believed to be Alprazolam [2C:35-10A(1)], Possession of CDS believed to be Diazepam [2C:35-10A(1)], Possession of CDS believed to be  Gabapentin [2C:35-10A(1)],Possession of CDS believed to be Heroin [2C:35-10A(1)], Possession of CDS believed to be Crack Cocaine [2C:35-10A(1)] and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia [2C:36-2].  Mr. Aguiar was served his complaint summons along with his motor vehicle summons for Driving While Intoxicated and an additional 6 motor vehicle summons and was released into the custody of a responsible adult.
  • On 03/16/2021 at 2:42 AM, the police arrested a 26 year old male, Anthony Riley of Jersey City, NJ after Mr. Riley entered Secaucus Police Headquarters for the purpose of being processed for the charges of Burglary [2C:18-2A(1)], Theft [2C:20-3A] and Conspiracy [2C:5-2A(1)] stemming from a burglary into a truck that occurred at 550 Meadowlands parkway on 03/01/2021.  Mr. Riley was processed for the charges and was released from police custody.
  • On 03/16/2021 at 3:56 PM, during a motor vehicle stop, Secaucus Police arrested a 31 year old male, Austin Roberts of Ramsey, NJ for Possession of CDS believed to be Heroin [2C:35-10A(1)].  Mr. Roberts was served his complaint summons and was released from police custody.
  • On 03/16/2021 at 8:21 PM, the police arrested a 30 year old male, Medardo Hernandez-Lopez of Jersey City, NJ after Mr. Hernandez-Lopez entered Secaucus Police Headquarters for the purpose of being processed for the charges of Aggravated Assault [2C:12-1B(7)] and Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose [2C:39-4D] stemming from an incident that took place at AJ’s Nightclub and Sports Bar located at 201 Secaucus Road on 02/14/2021.  Mr. Hernandez-Lopez was processed for the charges and was released from police custody.
  • On 03/16/2021 at 9:55 PM, during a motor vehicle stop, Secaucus Police arrested a 21 year old male, Jamir Reddick of Irvington, NJ for 1 outstanding warrant issued out of Union, NJ with a bail amount of $250.00.  The Union Police Department did release Mr. Reddick on his own recognizance pending a future court date.  Mr. Reddick was issued 5 motor vehicle summonses and was released from police custody.
  • On 03/17/2021 at 12:29 PM, during a motor vehicle stop, Secaucus Police arrested a 36 year old male, Corvelle Cook of Jersey City, NJ for 1 outstanding warrant issued out of Jersey City, NJ in the amount of $150.00.  Mr. Cook was able to post bail for the involved warrant, was issued 3 motor vehicle summonses and was released from police custody.
  • On 03/18/2021 at 10:55 PM, during a motor vehicle stop, Secaucus Police arrested a 29 year old male, Gurpreet Singh of Lodi, NJ for 1 outstanding warrant issued out of Maywood, NJ in the amount of $500.00.  Mr. Singh was able to post bail for the involved warrants, was served 4 motor vehicle summonses and was released from police custody.
  • On 03/18/2021 at 3:38 PM, Secaucus Police responded to NJ State Highway Route 3 East in the area of the exit for Meadowlands Parkway on a report of a motor vehicle accident.  During the investigation, the police arrested a 38 year old male, Cory Dawson of Jersey City, NJ for Driving While Under the Influence of Marijuana [39:4-50].  Mr. Dawson was served his motor vehicle summons for Driving While Intoxicated along with an additional 3 motor vehicle summonses.  After sufficient time passed, Mr. Dawson was released from police custody after he was no longer deemed under the influence.
  • On 03/19/2021 at 9:26 AM, during a motor vehicle stop, Secaucus Police arrested a 31 year old male, Kassuan Jackson of Paterson, NJ for 1 outstanding warrant issued out of Elmwood Park, NJ in the amount of $500.00.  Mr. Jackson was able to post bail for the involved warrant, was issued 5 motor vehicle summonses and was released from police custody.
  • On 03/20/2021 at 9:08 AM, Secaucus Police responded to the area of 1307 Paterson Plank Road on a welfare check following a report of an individual sleeping inside a motor vehicle.  During the investigation, the police arrested a 32 year old male, Harold Polo of Little Ferry, NJ for Driving While Intoxicated [39:4-50].  Mr. Polo was served his motor vehicle summons for Driving While Intoxicated along with an additional 2 motor vehicle summonses and was released into the custody of a responsible adult.
  • On 03/21/2021 at 8:51 AM, during a motor vehicle stop, Secaucus Police arrested a 32 year old female, Appear Wright of Newark, NJ for 1 outstanding warrant issued out of East Brunswick, NJ in the amount of $500.00 along with 1 outstanding warrant issued out of Jersey City, NJ in the amount of $99.00.  The East Brunswick Police Department did release Ms. Wright on her own recognizance pending a future court date.  Ms. Wright was able to post bail for the warrant issued out of Jersey City, NJ.  Ms. Wright was issued 2 motor vehicle summonses and was released from police custody.    

These charges are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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