Under the Influence and Possession of Marijuana
Date: 06 / 09 / 2014 Time: 4:30PM Type of crime/offense: Under the influence and possession of marijuana
Location of crime/offense: Forest Lakes Club property Town: BYRAM TWP
Arrest Yes No Bail information: ROR
Defendant(s) Name #1 Justin Faschen
Address: 13 Birch Rd Town: Byram State: NJ
Age: 18 Marital status: Single Occupation: Student
Defendant(s) Name #2 Two juvenile’s
Address: Town: Byram State: NJ
Age: 17 Marital status: Occupation:
Investigating Officer(s): Officer Schellhammer, Det. Tierney
Other agencies assisting: None
Length of investigation: 1 hr Pursuit: Yes No
Weapons involved: Yes No Type Used: Yes No
Prepared By Lt. Zabita
Approved for release by Lt. Zabita
Narrative: Byram patrols responded to a complaint by a local resident that he observed three young men going into the woods next to Cove Beach that he considered suspicious. Byram patrol located the individuals in the woods and detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana. A search of the area located close to an ounce of marijuana located in a backpack along with a smoking device and lighter. Justin Faschan and two juvenile Byram residents were arrested and transported back to the police station where they were processed and released with the following charges:
Justin Faschan: Being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance a disorderly persons offense, Possession of drug paraphernalia a disorderly persons offense and distribution of less than an ounce of marijuana a fourth degree crime.
Two 17 year old males: Being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance, Possession of drug paraphernalia. Both disorderly persons offenses.
In addition to the above charges trespassing complaints were signed by the Forest Lakes Club as none of the three individuals were Forest Lakes residents.
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