- by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
After an investigation by the department's Detectives Andrew Apicella, Sgt. Brad Palatucci and Jim Andrinopoulos - Darren Parker Jr., 21, was arrested yesterday at his Newark residence.
When asked for details of the investigation, Bongiorno stated that no further details were available at this time; one of the charges, however, include fraudulent use of a stolen credit card.
"I would like to commend Detective Apicella
for his outstanding investigative work as the lead Detective
and Detective Sgt. Palatucci and Lieutenant Andrinopoulos
who both assisted with the investigation," expressed Chief Bongiorno.
Parker was charged with:
- Armed Robbery
- Aggravated Assault
- Possession of a Weapon
- Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose
- Fraudulent use of a Stolen Credit Card
Parker's bail was set at $200,000.
For information regarding the armed robbery, read: