- by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
Officers Greg Zeichner, Nicholas Adamo and Sergeant Michael Pellegrino were dispatched to a Roseland Avenue residence on reports of a suspicious individual. The officers arrived and identified the male as Derrick Johnson, 19, of Caldwell. After further investigation, Johnson was arrested.
Johnson was charged with the following offenses:
- Unlawful Possession of a Handgun
- Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance
- Possession of Prescription Pills
- Possession of Marijuana
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Johnson was transported to the Caldwell Police Department and is currently being held on $25,000.00 bail.
Caldwell Police Department
Chief: James H. Bongiorno
1 Provost Square
Caldwell, NJ 07006