Friday, July 14, 2017

Riverside Patrols Foil Prescription Pill Sale

Pizza Delivery Driver Among Those Arrested

On 7/12/17, while on patrol in the downtown area of Riverside, members of the Riverside Police stopped two male subjects during the course of a narcotics distribution investigation.  The male subjects were identified as Jamaal L. Brown, 34 yrs, of Riverside, NJ and David C. Vann, 22 yrs, of Edgewater Park, NJ.  Brown was observed walking about in the same area for an extended period of time when he met up with Vann.  Vann was operating a motor vehicle at that time, while working as a pizza delivery driver.  At one point during their meeting, Brown distributed several prescription pills, which were later identified as a controlled dangerous substance, to Vann.   As a result of the investigation, both subjects were placed under arrest.  An open container of alcohol and a folding knife were recovered from Vann’s pizza delivery vehicle.  Vann was found to have the prescription pills on his person at the time of arrest.    Brown was found to be in possession of hypodermic syringes. 

Both men were charged as follows:  

Jamaal L. Brown:
Distribution of CDS (3rd)
Possession of CDS (3rd)
Possession of a Syringe (DP)

Brown was released on his charges with a court hearing pending.  

Jamaal L. Brown, 34 yrs

David Vann:
Possession of CDS (3rd)
Obstruction (4th)
Possession of a Weapon (4th)
Possession of CDS within a Motor Vehicle (MV)
Possession of an Open Container of Alcohol in a MV (LO)

Vann was lodged at Burlington County Jail without bail
pending a court hearing.  

David C. Vann, 22 yrs

Monday, July 3, 2017

Female Charged in Assault with Broken Bottle

On 7/2/17 at 0446hrs, the Riverside Police responded to a "disturbance" call at a residence on Burke St.  Upon arrival, a 41 year old female came running from the residence and fell into the arms of officers.  They observed a severe laceration across her face and she was bleeding profusely.  Officers rendered aid to the victim and then entered the residence to locate a suspect.  Officers from Delran and Delanco responded to assist Riverside officers along with Delran EMS. 

Upon entry to the residence, officers found a chaotic scene with an adult male attempting to restrain a screaming, adult female.  It was found through the investigation that the female being restrained had broken a beer bottle and slashed the other female across the face.  The suspect was identified as Heather Tomlin Pereira, 32 yrs, of Riverside. 

The female victim was immediately transported to the hospital by Delran EMS.  Pereira was taken into custody and charged with Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Assault w/ a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose, Possession of a Syringe and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  She was lodged at Burlington County Jail pending a court hearing.  

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