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16-043
Release Date: June 20, 2016


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DWI Arrest:  On June 18, 2016 at 3:18 a.m., Ptl. Matthew Levine observed a vehicle traveling on Alexander Avenue at a high rate of speed.  The vehicle turned onto the Newark Pompton Turnpike and then onto Sunset Road, continuing to exceed the speed limit.  Ptl. Levine stopped the car and made contact with the driver.  During their conversation, the officer smelled what he recognized to be the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the interior of the car.  After a brief investigation at the scene, the operator of the vehicle was found to be under the influence of alcohol.  Giuseppe Sorisi, 26 years old from Kinnelon, was arrested, transported to headquarters and processed.  Mr. Sorisi was charged with speeding, failure to stop on red before turning and driving while intoxicated.  He was released to a third party and has a pending court appearance.
 
CDS Arrests:  On June 19, 2016 at 7:32 p.m., Ptl. Matthew Levine observed a vehicle traveling on Route 23 North with a rejected inspection sticker.  Ptl. Levine stopped the car and made contact with the occupants.  During the conversation and investigation, the operator of the vehicle attempted to conceal what was determined to be a wax fold containing suspected heroin.  Eleven other wax folds containing suspected heroin were also located inside the vehicle.  Further investigation and search of the two passengers yielded several more wax folds of heroin, four syringes and assorted drug paraphernalia.  Ronald James Johnstone, 48 years old from Sussex, was arrested, transported to headquarters and processed.  Mr. Johnstone was charged with possession of heroin, failure to make repairs, having and expired license, driving while suspended and possession of CDS in a motor vehicle.  Susan Jean Fells, 54 years old from Sussex, was arrested and charged with possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of hypodermic syringes.  Elizabeth May Glennen, 48 years old from Hamburg, was arrested and charged with possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of hypodermic syringes.  All three suspects were released on their own recognizance and have pending court appearances.
 
Issued by:
Capt. Christopher DePuyt                       
Operations & Public Information Officer  

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