Raritan Twp Police Dept Press Release: February 28, 2019


On Friday February 1, 2019 at 11:40pm
Jessica L. Kubiak (Age 29) of Bridgeton, NJ was arrested on two outstanding warrants out of Cumberland County. The arrest was made by Officer Anthony Moreno.

On Sunday February 3, 32019 at 0920am Tymira N. Gaither (Age 21) of Trenton, NJ was operating a vehicle with its registration privileges suspended. Gaither was stopped on South Main Street. Gaither provided the Officer with a false name in an effort to conceal her identity because she had two outstanding warrants for her arrest. Gaither was arrested for Hindering Apprehension. The investigation and arrested were made by Cpl. Christopher Vallat.

On Sunday February 4, 2019 at 12:55am Thomas W. Farrell (Age 20) of Levittown, PA and Jovian G. Dodson (Age 20) of Langhorne, PA were arrested for Possession of Less than 50 grams of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The vehicle they were in was stopped for having an expired registration. Farrell was operating the vehicle at the time of the stop. Officer Adam Swiatek made the arrest.

On Friday February 8, 2019 at 2:30pm Ewa Matczak (Age 56) of Forest Hills, NY was arrested for Shoplifting at Shoprite. The total value of the items taken was $114.08. Loss Prevention observed Matczak conceal the items in her personal bag. Officer Robert Schenck made the arrest.

On Saturday February 9, 2019 at 2:34pm Kerwin Lamour Jean-Baptiste (Age 21) of Philadelphia, PAwas arrested for Possession of Less than 50 grams of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The vehicle he was driving was originally stopped for speeding. Officer Anthony Moreno made the arrest.

On Saturday February 9, 2019 at 6:06pm Eugene B. Bigham (Age19) of Trenton, NJ was arrested for Possession of Less than 50 grams of Marijuana. The vehicle was originally stopped for having tinted windows. The arrest was made by Officer Anthony Moreno

On Sunday February 10, 2019 at 1:05am Tyler Brielle Mitchell (Age24) of Philadelphia, PA was arrested for Possession of Less than 50 grams of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The vehicle Mitchell was operating was originally stopped for Failure to Keep Right, View Obstruction and Maintenance of Lamps. The arrest was made by Officer William McEnroe.

On Monday February 12, 2019 at 10:14 pm Jose Portillo (Age 18) of Stockton, NJ was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Police were originally called to the area of Route 523 near Dayton Road for a hit and run motor vehicle accident. The vehicle that left the scene was identified as a Nissan Frontier. The responding officer located and stopped the Nissan on Timber Ridge Court just off of Route 523. Portillo was identified as the driver and arrested for DWI. Officer Dustin Pflug made the arrest and completed the crash investigation.

On Thursday February 14, 2019 at 12:29 pm Chelsey J. Rodriquez (Age27) and David Squiers (Age 26) both of Jamaica Plain, MA were arrested for Possession of Less than 50 grams of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The vehicle they were travelling in was stopped for having an obstructed windshield, additionally neither person was wearing a seatbelt. The arrest was made by Officer Anthony Moreno.

On Thursday February 14, 2019 at 5:24pm Christopher Boyd (Age 60) of Titusville, NJ was arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI). Officers made contact with Boyd after a witness pointed out his vehicle and communicated that it had been driving all over the road. Upon approach of the vehicle the officer noticed Boyd was slumped over the steering wheel. Field Sobriety tests were administered and Boyd was suspected of being under the influence. The arrest was made by Officer Brett Szatkowski.