Drug charges, attempted robberies and weapons.
Drugs: Police responded to a family dispute after the daughter took the car. The police were able to follow the car, which led to a 20 year old male on 54 2nd Street who had 5 small plastic bags of cocaine. He was arrested for a misdemeanor charge of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance. April 29th
Drugs: Following an Investigation and Surveillance, the police arrested a 19 year old male on North Avenue and Hubert Place on felonious charges of Criminal Possession of Hallucinogens. The investigation discovered 70 pills of ecstasy, 2 grams of cocaine, and a small quantity of marijuana. April 29th
Attempted Robberies: Early morning of April 30th, 4 males-ages 16, 17, 17, and 18-approached a man on Prospect Street and took his wallet. They found nothing of use and threw the wallet back at him and punched him. No other information is known about this attempted robbery.
At approximately 1:08 AM on Prospect and Division Street a 20 year old male was approached by the 4 males and was stopped, pushed against the wall, and they searched through his pockets found nothing and demanded the victim withdraw money from his bank, which he did not.
The victim gave the police a description of the assailants. Three were apprehended on Main Street and Pinto and the final one was arrested on Division and Prospect. They are charged with Robbery 2nd aided by another, a felony. April 30th
Larceny of a Motor Vehicle: A 74 year old man in Edgewood Park reported he left town on the April 25th and returned on April 30th and his 2006 Scion was missing. April 30th
Weapons: An officer noticed a 23 year old male acting suspiciously, crouching behind a fence on Webster Avenue. He then approached a nearby 2005 Altima, and the 29 year old male driver answered nervously. The officer noticed a 9 millimeter handgun. After a search of the car, the officer discovered 2 magazines (with 8 and 9 bullets respectively) in the glove box and a machete. Intent for the weapons is unknown. The 29 year old was arrested for Criminal Possession of Weapons 3rd, a Felonious charge. May 1st