Police Press Release – 8/07/17

Posted on August 7, 2017

On August 1, Officers Chris Parlow and Ryan Gray arrested Dedrian Perkins, 41, of Belle Mead for active warrants from multiple agencies. Officers encountered Perkins near his residence and determined that Perkins had an active warrant for nonpayment of child support from Middlesex County Court. Perkins also had active warrants from Montgomery Township Municipal Court and North Brunswick Municipal Court. Perkins was arrested and transported to MTPD for processing. He was later lodged in the Somerset County Jail in default of bail.

On August 4 at 8:19 p.m., Officer Ryan Gray stopped a car driven by Donanmari Dail, 58, of Rockaway, NJ on County Route 601 near Dutchtown-Harlingen Road for a motor vehicle violation. During the course of the investigation, Officer Gray determined that Dail was in possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Dail was arrested and transported to MTPD for processing. Dail was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of CDS in a motor vehicle, improper display of a license plate, and unapproved equipment. She was released and has a court appearance scheduled in Montgomery Twp. Municipal Court.

On August 4 at 10:04 p.m., Officer Troy Sudeck stopped a car driven by Kahlil Howard, 22, of Trenton, NJ on Cherry Valley Road for a motor vehicle violation. During the course of the stop, Officer Sudeck determined that Howard had an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Princeton Municipal Court for 186.00 dollars. Howard was arrested and transported to MTPD for processing. Howard was issued a motor vehicle citation for maintenance of lamps and released after posting bail.

On August 6 at 1:27 a.m., Officers Chris Parlow and John Colucci stopped a car driven by Christopher Todd, 34, of Skillman on Route 206 for a motor vehicle violation. During the course of the stop, Officers Parlow and Colucci determined that Todd had consumed alcoholic beverages prior to operating the vehicle. Todd was arrested after failing field sobriety tests. Officers also determined that Todd was in possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Todd was transported to MTPD for processing. Todd was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, driving while intoxicated, speeding and possession of CDS in a motor vehicle. He was released and has a court appearance scheduled in Montgomery Twp. Municipal Court.

On August 6 at 7:03 p.m., Montgomery Police, Montgomery Fire Companies 1 and 2, and Montgomery EMS responded to a residence on Autumn Lane for a fire alarm activation. A resident of one of the apartments in the building was cooking when the oil in the pan ignited causing a small fire. The sprinkler system in the apartment was activated and the fire suppression system extinguished the fire, and the resident was able to safely exit the apartment. As a result, the apartment and several surrounding apartments sustained water damage. Montgomery Township Fire Inspectors were contacted and responded to assist with the investigation. Because of the activation of the fire suppression system, the residents of the building were evacuated. Montgomery Township Office of Emergency Management responded and assisted the displaced residents with shelter until the fire suppression system could be restored.

Source: Montgomery Twp. Police Dept.