Boonton Police Department

Police Blotter 6-19-2012

Police Blotter 6-19-2012
On June 14, at 9:56 AM Roy E. Gomez age 55 of Boonton was arrested and charged with Theft and Fraudulent use of a credit card. He was processed and released pending a court date.

On June 14, at 6:42 PM Police were called to Grant and Holmes St. On a report of a vehicle with a male slumped over the wheel of the vehicle. Patrolman Cosentino and Sgt Koval responded to the scene and found a male apparently passed out in the vehicle with the vehicle running and in neutral. The vehicle was shut off and the brake secured. Officers observed an open container of alcohol as well as what appeared to be a marijuana cigarette on the console of the vehicle. The driver was identified as Dean A. Fordi age 51 of Boonton. He was allegedly under the influence of Alcohol. He was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters for processing where he was charged with Driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, Possession of CDS and possession of CDS in a motor vehicle. He was released pending a court date.

On June 16 at 2:29 AM Patrolman Petonak observed a black Saturn cross over the double yellow line several time on the 200 block of Wootton St. He also observed the vehicle to be weaving. A motor vehicle stop was conducted and the driver was identified as Laura Garcia, age 48 of Parsippany. She was allegedly under the influence of alcohol. She was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters for processing where she was charged with, Failure to keep right, Reckless driving and Driving while intoxicated. She was released pending a court date.

On June 18 at 1:22 Police arrested Larissa A Schaffnit, 31 of Boonton on an outstanding contempt of court warrant. She was processed and released with a new court date after posting bail.

A charge is merely an accusation, and the defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty