Haworth Police Blotter, March 11, 2019

HAWORTH, N.J.—This section is based on data provided to the Northern Valley Press by neighborhood police departments. Due to pending court appearances and other variations, the following information shall be read in “press time” context.

Driver refused to provide breath samples

On Feb. 22 at about 5:06 p.m., Sgt. Justin Fox and Sgt. Gianluca Ragone were dispatched by Bergen County Communications on a report of an erratic driver in the area of Haworth Drive and Haworth Avenue. 

They located the vehicle on Haworth Drive and initiated a motor vehicle stop.  

The driver—a 30-year-old Dumont man—subsequently performed field sobriety tests; based on Ragone’s observations and indicators observed during the field sobriety testing it was determined the driver was driving under the influence of narcotics and/or alcohol. 

The defendant was arrested and transported to Haworth Police Headquarters, where he was processed and subsequently refused to provide breath samples.  The defendant was issued seven motor vehicle summonses and released.

Driver had Haworth warrants

On Feb. 23 at about 10:13 p.m., Sgt. Gianluca Ragone reported conducting a motor vehicle stop on Ivy Avenue.

The driver, 29, of Dumont had a suspended New Jersey driver’s license and two active arrest warrants originating from Haworth, totaling $600. She was placed under arrest and transported to Haworth Police Headquarters for processing. She was issued four motor vehicle summonses and released on her own recognizance.  

Teenage driverhad marijuana, fake license 

On Feb. 28 at about 9:59 p.m., Officer Andrew Soltes reported conducting a motor vehicle stop on Sunset Court with a vehicle bearing a New Jersey registration.  

The driver, 17, from Warren, was in possession of marijuana, legend drugs, and a fraudulent driver’s license. He was placed into protective custody and taken to police headquarters. Charges were pending subject to review by the juvenile bureau. He was also issued three motor vehicle summonses, before being released to his guardian.