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Release Date: December 18, 2014

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Motor Vehicle Accident Results in DWI Arrest:  On December 16, 2014 at 8:38 a.m., Ptl. Leonard Anzano responded to the area of North Boulevard School to investigate a report of a motor vehicle accident.  Upon his arrival, Ptl. Anzano was informed by one of the drivers that while she was parked, her vehicle was sideswiped by another car.  Another witness also came forward and advised Ptl. Anzano that he had been following the car that had crashed and that it had been operating erratically prior to the accident.  Ptl. Anzano made contact with the operator of the vehicle that had caused the accident and observed several signs of impairment.  After having the driver perform several field sobriety tests, the officer arrested Laurie L. Porpora, 37 years old from Pequannock.  Ms. Porpora was transported to headquarters where she was processed and charged with reckless driving and driving while intoxicated.  She was released to a third party and has a pending court appearance.

Possession of Hypodermic Syringe:  On December 17, 2014 at 8:25 a.m., Ptl. Kevin Ricciardi observed the driver of a vehicle on Route 23 using his hand held cell phone.  Ptl. Ricciardi stopped the car and made contact with the driver.  During the course of the motor vehicle stop, the driver provided false information regarding his identity to the officers.  Also, discovered inside the vehicle, was a hypodermic syringe.  Brandon L. VanDunk, 29 years old from Ringwood, was arrested, transported to headquarters and processed.  Mr. VanDunk was charged with possession of a hypodermic syringe, hindering his own apprehension, use of a hand held device by a motor vehicle operator and driving while suspended.  He was turned over to the Kinnelon Police Department due to an outstanding arrest warrant.
Issued by:
Capt. Christopher DePuyt
Operations & Public Information Officer
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