New Providence Police Blotter: Oct. 2 - Oct. 12

The following information was submitted by the New Providence Police Department. Any arrest information does not indicate a conviction.

10-02-2012 – Patrolman Andrew Diamond charged Joshua Rogoff, 35, of Staten Island, NY with possession of marijuana, possession of narcotic paraphernalia, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle and careless driving.  Mr. Rogoff was arrested during a motor vehicle stop after Patrolman Diamond observed Mr. Rogoff driving in a careless manner on South Street and Ethan Drive.  He was released with a pending court date.

10-09-2012 – Detective Bubb charged Kevin Wadsworth, 25, of New Providence with possession of hypodermic needles, narcotic paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.  The charges stem from an investigation into a narcotic overdose at his residence that caused him to become unconscious and was transported to Overlook Hospital. 

10-10-2012 – Corporal Steven Opalewski arrested Anthony Ciuba, 48, of Cranford on outstanding warrants out of Chester Borough and Fanwood Borough Municipal Courts.  The warrant was located during a motor vehicle stop for equipment violations on Passaic Street.  He was also charged with operating the vehicle with a suspended license.  

10-11-2012 – Patrolman Andrew Diamond charged Nicholas Mitchell, 47, of Matawan with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose.  The charges stem from a motor vehicle stop on Elkwood Avenue for Mr. Mitchell operating a vehicle with a suspended registration, a suspended license and operating without insurance.  Mr. Mitchell also had an outstanding warrant out of Cherry Hill Municipal Court.  During the stop, Patrolman Diamond observed an expandable police baton in the driver’s side door pocket and a rolled cigarette in the passenger side door containing marijuana.  Mr. Mitchell posted bail and was released with a pending court date.

10-12-2012 – Patrols responded to addresses on Hansell Road, Sagamore Drive and Southgate Road on a report of solicitors going door to door attempting to sell services for roofing, siding and windows.  A resident on Hansell Road reported that when he asked the solicitors for their permit from the Borough, they ran from his residence to their vehicle and left the street at a high rate of speed.  The vehicle is described as a dark colored SUV with New Jersey registration.  The resident on Sagamore Drive reported that the solicitors would not provide her with a business card and were asking her questions about who was normally at home during the day at her residence.  Residents are reminded that solicitors need a permit to go door to door in the Borough and the permits should be displayed. 


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