Police Press Release – 9/22/17

Posted on September 28, 2017

On Thursday September 21st, 2017 at 10:34 p.m., Montgomery Township Police arrested Ebony A. Hankerson, 25, of Atlantic City, NJ and Douglas V. Regan, 26, of Orlando FL. Montgomery Township Police Officers conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2008 KIA Spectra with an inoperable driver side taillight that was travelling westbound on County Rt. 518. Upon making contact with the vehicle, officers detected the odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle and subsequently arrested the driver, E. Hankerson, for possession of marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia and the rear seat passenger, D. Regan, for possession of marijuana under 50 grams. E. Hankerson and D. Regan were processed at police headquarters and released on their own recognizance pending an appearance in Montgomery Twp. Municipal Court.

On Sunday, September 17th at 9:27 p.m., Montgomery Police responded to a disabled motor vehicle on Route 601 near Pleasant View Road. When patrols arrived it was determined to be a motor vehicle crash. During the crash investigation it was determined that the driver, Aakash Patel, 21, of Piscataway, NJ had consumed alcoholic beverages prior to driving. Aakash Patel was administered field sobriety tests and was arrested for driving while intoxicated and hindering apprehension. Aakash Patel was also found to have an active warrant out of Edison Township, NJ in the amount of $2,500.00. The passenger of the vehicle, Neil Patel, was also arrested and charged with hindering apprehension. Aakash Patel’s vehicle was impounded and he was released to a family member. He is scheduled to appear in Montgomery Twp. Municipal Court.

Source: Montgomery Twp. Police Dept.