Police Press Release – 8/03/17

Posted on August 4, 2017

On Tuesday July 25, at 1:59 p.m., Montgomery Police responded to the intersection of River Road (County Route 533) and the Griggstown Causeway for a motor vehicle crash. Brianna Dimenno, 19, of South Plainfield was operating a Nissan Maxima south on River Road when her vehicle impacted the rear of a Dodge Ram operated by Paul Goss, 52, of Philadelphia, PA who was stopped in traffic on River Road. There were no injuries reported and Dimenno’s vehicle was towed as a result of the collision. Dimenno was issued a motor vehicle summons for Careless Driving and is scheduled to appear in Montgomery Twp. Municipal Court at a later date.

On Friday July 28, at 6:33 p.m., Montgomery Police responded to the Tigers Tale restaurant on Route 206 for the report of two intoxicated patrons. Police made contact with Donna Holland-O’Rourke, 55, of Belle Mead and William O’Rourke, 55, of Belle Mead. William O’Rourke was intoxicated and determined to have an outstanding warrant out of Montgomery Township for $1464.00. He was subsequently placed under arrest on the warrant. O’Rourke was unable to post bail and was lodged in the Somerset County Jail. Donna Holland-O’Rourke was provided a transport to her residence.

On Sunday June 30, at 3:38 p.m., Montgomery Police stopped a Hyundai operated by Taron Lanier, 28, of Irvington, NJ after his vehicle was observed speeding on Harlingen Road and his front seat passenger was observed not wearing his seatbelt. During the stop the front seat passenger was identified as Lamar Leverett, 29, of Elizabeth, NJ. Leverett was found to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Roselle PD for $416.00. He was placed under arrest and transported to Montgomery PD for processing. Leverett was unable to post bail and Roselle released him pending a future court date. Leverett was issued a motor vehicle summons for failure to wear a seatbelt and released. Lanier was issued a summons for failing to produce an insurance card and is scheduled to appear in Montgomery Twp. Municipal Court.

On Wednesday August 2, at 11:12 a.m., Montgomery Police stopped Stanwood Charles, 21, of Philadelphia, PA on River Road after observing his vehicle speeding on Route 206. During the stop Police detected the odor of marijuana emanating from the interior of the vehicle. Charles stated to police that he had a small amount of marijuana contained in his wallet inside the vehicle. Police recovered marijuana from the vehicle and Charles was placed under arrest. Charles was processed at Montgomery Police headquarters and issued complaint summons for Possession of Marijuana Under 50 Grams and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (grinder) and motor vehicle summonses for speeding and possession of CDS in motor vehicle. He was released pending a future court date in Montgomery Twp. Municipal Court.

Source: Montgomery Police Dept.