Secaucus Police Blotter: November 15-21

Secaucus Chief of Police Dennis Miller has released the following information on the arrests which occurred in town over the last week.  It was a busy week for the Department:

  • On 11/15/2021 at 12:29 AM, during a motor vehicle stop, Secaucus Police arrested a 35 year old female, Patrycja Giaro of Brooklyn, NY for Driving While Intoxicated [39:4-50].  Ms. Giaro was served her motor vehicle summons for Driving While Intoxicated along with 2 additional motor vehicle summonses and was released from police custody after a sufficient period of time had passed to determine that Ms. Giaro was no longer under the influence.  
  • On 11/16/2021 at 1:07 AM, Secaucus Police observed a vehicle stopped along the side of the on ramp from Paterson Plank Road onto Route 3 West.  During the investigation, the police arrested a 34 year old male, Emmanuel Ojo-Powerson of Pocono Pines, PA for Prostitution [2C:34-1B(1)].  The police also arrested a 41 year old female, Crystal Hotlosz of Clairsville, OH for Prostitution [2C:34-1B(8)] and Money Laundering [2C:21-25A].  Mr. Ojo-Powerson was issued his complaint summons along with 3 motor vehicle summonses and was released from police custody.  Ms. Hotlosz was served her complaint summons and was released from police custody. 
  • On 11/16/2021 at 4:36 AM, Secaucus Police responded to the parking lot of PSE&G located at 325 County Avenue on a report of an individual possibly breaking into a motor vehicle.  During the investigation, the police arrested a 25 year old male, Devon Mejia of Jersey City, NJ for Criminal Trespass [2C:18-3A].  Mr. Mejia was served his complaint summons and was released from police custody. 
  • On 11/16/2021 at 10:38 AM, Officer’s from the NJ State Police responded to Secaucus Police Headquarters to transfer custody of a 27 year old male, Jordhi Herrera of Jersey City, NJ for 1 outstanding warrant issued out of Secaucus, NJ in the amount of $500.00.  Mr. Herrera was able to post bail for the involved warrant and was released from police custody. 
  • On 11/16/2021 at 8:37 PM, Secaucus Police responded to the area of 200 Riverside Station Boulevard on a report of a motor vehicle that had struck a parked vehicle and was attempting to leave the area.  During the investigation, the police arrested a 48 year old male, Vikas Sharma of Secaucus, NJ for Driving While Intoxicated [39:4-50].  Mr. Sharma was issued his motor vehicle summons for Driving While Intoxicated along with an additional 5 motor vehicle summonses and was released into the custody of a responsible adult. 
  • On 11/16/2021 at 10:53 PM, during a motor vehicle stop, Secaucus Police arrested a 27 year old male, Curtis Brown of Elizabeth, NJ for 1 outstanding warrant issued out of Union City, NJ in the amount of $500.00 with a 10% option.  Mr. Brown was able to post bail for the involved warrant, was issued 6 motor vehicle summonses and was released from police custody. 
  • On 11/16/2021 at 9:11 PM, Secaucus Police responded to the Port Authority Police Department to take into custody a 25 year old male, Jose Vanegas of Jersey City, NJ for 1 outstanding warrant issued out of Secaucus, NJ in the amount of $500.00.  Mr. Vanegas was unable to post bail for the involved warrant and was subsequently transported to the Hudson County Jail. 
  • On 11/17/2021 at 2:14 AM, Secaucus Police responded to the Newark Police Department to take into custody a 23 year old female, Ginger Evans of Newark, NJ for 1 outstanding warrant issued out of Secaucus, NJ in the amount of $500.00.  Ms. Evans was unable to post bail for the involved warrant and was subsequently transported to the Hudson County Jail.  
  • On 11/17/2021 at 9:19 PM, during a motor vehicle stop, Secaucus Police arrested a 24 year old male, Sterlin Smith of Newark, NJ for Possession with intent to Distribute CDS believed to be Marijuana [2C:35-5B(11)(B)], Possession of CDS believed to be Marijuana and THC-Infused Breakfast Cereal [2C:35-10A(1)] and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia [2C:36-2].  Ms. Smith was served his complaint summons along with 2 motor vehicle summonses and was released from police custody. 
  • On 11/18/2021 at 5:23 PM, during a motor vehicle stop, Secaucus Police arrested a 37 year old male, Tariq Alqanawi of Newark, NJ for Receiving Stolen Property [2C:20-7A] for being in possession of a motor vehicle that was reported stolen out of East Rutherford, NJ.  Mr. Alqanawi was served his complaint warrant along with 4 motor vehicle summonses and was subsequently transported to the Hudson County Jail. 
  • On 11/18/2021 at 7:05 PM, Secaucus Police responded to the Guttenberg Police Department to take into custody a 71 year old male, Felix Colon of Union City, NJ for 1 outstanding warrant issued out of Secaucus, NJ in the amount of $500.00 along with 1 outstanding warrant issued out of Union City, NJ in the amount of $294.00.  Both the Secaucus along with Union City did release Mr. Colon on his own recognizance pending future court dates and he was released from police custody. 
  • On 11/19/2021 at 10:37 AM, in furtherance of an investigation conducted by the Secaucus Police Department Detective Division in relation to a Burglary and Theft that occurred at 600 County Avenue on 10/03/2021, the police arrested a 24 year old male, Jarrell Green of Elmont, NY for Burglary [2C:18-2A(1)] and Theft [2C:20-3A] after Mr. Green surrendered himself at Secaucus Police Headquarters.  Mr. Green was served his complaint warrant and was subsequently transported to the Hudson County Jail.      
  • On 11/20/2021 at 3:22 AM, Secaucus Police responded to UPS located at 493 County Avenue on a report of an employee theft.  During the investigation, the police arrested a 23 year old male, Gregory Greene of Brooklyn, NY for theft [2C:20-3A] and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, brass knuckles [2C:39-5D].  Mr. Greene was served his complaint summons and was released from police custody. 
  • On 11/20/2021 at 6:09 PM, Secaucus Police responded to the area of County Avenue and Washington Street on a report of a motor vehicle accident.  During the investigation, the police arrested a 33 year old male, Bision Jordan of Jersey City, NJ for 1 outstanding NCIC warrant issued by the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office.  The Hudson County Sheriff’s Office did release Mr. Jordan on his own recognizance.  Mr. Jordan was issued 5 motor vehicle summonses and he was released from police custody. 
  • On 11/21/2021 at 3:30 AM, during a motor vehicle stop, Secaucus Police arrested a 22 year old male, Amara Samoura of Brooklyn, NY for Driving While Intoxicated [39:4-50].  Mr. Samoura was issued his motor vehicle summons for Driving While Intoxicated along with an additional 5 motor vehicle summonses and he was released into the custody of a responsible adult.  
  • On 11/21/2021 at 5:48 AM, Secaucus Police observed a motor vehicle stopped near the intersection of 9th Street and Centre Avenue.  During the investigation, the police arrested a 25 year old male, Hiren Patel of Bernardsville, NJ for Driving While Intoxicated [39:4-50].  Mr. Patel was served his complaint summons for Driving While Intoxicated along with an additional motor vehicle summons and he was released into the custody of a responsible adult.  
  • On 11/21/2021 at 11:51 AM, Secaucus Police responded to Walmart located at 400 Park Plaza Drive on a report of a shoplifting.  During the investigation, the police arrested a 38 year old male, Jose Galvez Rivera of Jersey City, NJ for 1 outstanding warrant issued out of Secaucus, NJ in the amount of $500.00.  Mr. Galvez was able to post bail for the involved warrant and he was released from police custody.   

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

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