Warrant Arrest 2:05 a.m.

On Monday, April 13, at approximately 2:05 am, Patrolman Joseph SanGiovanni stopped a 2004 Ford Pickup operated by Mike Ramos Jr, age and address unknown, on Route 22 East at Route 78 East for failing to maintain lane. During the stop, Ptl. SanGiovanni observed that passenger Stephen Downer, age 50, of Plainfield was not wearing his seatbelt. Ptl. SanGiovanni soon learned that Mr. Downer had a $2,550 warrant for his arrest out of Plainfield and a $500 warrant for his arrest out of South River. Ptl. SanGiovanni issued Mr. Downer a summons for Failure to Wear Seatbelt. When he was unable to post the necessary bail, Mr. Downer was arrested and turned over to Plainfield officers. Mr. Ramos was issued a motor vehicle summons for Failure to Maintain Lane.