JASIN PENN CHARGED WITH DRUG POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE 
TO: ALL NEWS MEDIA
FROM: PROSECUTOR JOHN L. MOLINELLI

Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrest of JASIN PENN (DOB: 03/05/1970) of 73 Broadway, Elmwood Park, NJ. Mr. PENN was charged with Possession with the Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office Narcotic Task Force under the direction of Chief Carmen MARTINO and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department under the direction of Sheriff Michael SAUDINO.

On Thursday, October 23, 2014, a surveillance operation was conducted focusing on the suspected drug dealing activities regarding PENN. Detectives had reason to believe PENN was making daily crack/cocaine sales to local users in and around southern Bergen County for the majority of his adult life. As a result, a motor vehicle stop was conducted on the vehicle being operated by PENN in Lodi, NJ, and he was subsequently found to be in possession of approximately thirty (30) grams of Crack/Cocaine worth two-thousand five-hundred ($2,500.00) dollars on the street. Additionally, Detectives seized over $1,800.00 in cash from PENN that are alleged proceeds from Crack sales.

Jasin PENN was charged with one (1) count of Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Controlled Dangerous Substance, namely Crack Cocaine, in a quantity greater than one-half (1/2) ounce, but less than five (5) ounces, a crime of the second degree. Bail was set by the Honorable Louis J. Dinice, J.M.C. at $50,000.00 with no ten percent cash option. PENN was remanded to the Bergen County Jail in lieu of bail.

Prosecutor Molinelli states that these charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt and would also like to thank the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department for their assistance in this investigation.

BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE
CHARGE INFORMATION SHEET

DEFENDANT: JASIN PENN DOB: 03/05/1970

LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 73 BROADWAY APT. 2, ELMWOOD PARK, NJ

MARITAL STATUS: SINGLE

OCCUPATION: UNEMPLOYED

ARREST INFORMATION

DATE & TIME OF ARREST: OCTOBER 23, 2014 @ 4:52 PM

PLACE OF ARREST/TOWN: LODI, NEW JERSEY

AGENCIES EFFECTING ARREST: BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE
BERGEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
CHARGE AND STATUTE CITATIONS

N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5A (1)/5B (2) – ONE (1) COUNT OF POSSESSION WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE CRACK COCAINE IN A QUANTITY OF ONE-HALF (1/2) OUNCE OR MORE BUT LESS THAN FIVE (5) OUNCES, A SECOND DEGREE CRIME

ARRAIGNMENT INFORMATION

ARRAIGNMENT DATE: OCTOBER 27, 2014 @ 1:30 PM

JUDGE: HONORABLE LOUIS J. DINICE, J.M.C.
BERGEN COUNTY CENTRAL MUNICIPAL COURT

BAIL & CONDITIONS: $50,000.00/ FULL

PRESENT STATUS: REMANDED TO BERGEN COUNTY JAIL

JASIN PENN
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CHRISTOPHER CARVAJAL CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY 
TO: ALL NEWS MEDIA
FROM: PROSECUTOR JOHN L. MOLINELLI

Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrest of CHRISTOPHER CARVAJAL, date of birth 06/03/1993, of 225 East Edsall Avenue, Palisades Park, New Jersey, on charges of Endangering the Welfare of a Minor (specifically, Possession of Child Pornography). CARVAJAL was arrested on Wednesday October 22, 2014, without incident.

The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Computer Crimes Unit under the direction of Chief Carmen MARTINO.

The arrest stems from an Internet investigation initiated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in which CARVAJAL was suspected of being in possession of child pornography. As a result of that investigation, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office was provided all pertinent information for further investigation. After a subsequent search of CARVAJAL’S computer it was learned that he was using the Internet to acquire images and/or video files depicting child pornography. In this case, the child pornography contained images of pre-pubescent children engaged in sexual acts.

Christopher CARVAJAL was charged with one (1) count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child for being in possession of child pornography. CARVAJAL was released on his own recognizance pending his arraignment.

Prosecutor Molinelli states that these charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

Additionally, Prosecutor Molinelli would like to thank the following police agencies who provided additional support during this investigation:

Federal Bureau of Investigation
Palisades Park Police Department
Secaucus Police Department.


BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE
CHARGE INFORMATION FORM

DEFENDANT: CHRISTOPHER CARVAJAL DOB: 06/03/1993

LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 225 EAST EDSALL AVE, PALISADES PARK, NJ

MARITAL STATUS: SINGLE

OCCUPATION: COUNTERHELP/COOK

ARREST INFORMATION

DATE OF ARREST: 10/22/14

PLACE OF ARREST/TOWN: SECAUCUS

AGENCIES EFFECTING ARREST: BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE,
SEACUCUS POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHARGE AND STATUTE CITATIONS

ONE (1) COUNT OF ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD FOR POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY IN VIOLATION OF N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4B (5)B
4TH DEGREE CRIME

ARRAIGNMENT INFORMATION

ARRAIGNMENT DATE: 10/24/14 @1:30PM

JUDGE: N/A

BAIL AMOUNT & CONDITIONS: ROR

PRESENT STATUS: RELEASED

CHRISTOPHER CARVAJAL
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JESSIE SMITH CHARGED WITH DRUG POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE 
TO: ALL NEWS MEDIA
FROM: PROSECUTOR JOHN L. MOLINELLI

Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrest of JESSIE SMITH (DOB: 11/20/1969) of 25 Summit Street, Newark, New Jersey. Mr. SMITH was charged with possession with the intent to distribute Heroin, and possession with the intent to distribute Crack-Cocaine. This arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office Narcotic Task Force under the direction of Chief Carmen MARTINO, the Mahwah Police Department under the direction of Chief James BATELLI, and the East Rutherford Police Department under the direction of Chief Larry MINDA.

On October 20, 2014, Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotic Task Force detectives (acting in undercover capacities) arranged to purchase seventeen (17) bricks of suspected Heroin from Mr. SMITH in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Later on this same date, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotic Task Force, the Mahwah Police Department and the East Rutherford Police Department arrested Jessie SMITH without incident in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Mr. SMITH possessed seventeen (17) bricks of suspected Heroin (totaling 850 individual bags) and twenty four (24) individual bags of suspected Crack-Cocaine at the time of his arrest. The estimated street value of the controlled dangerous substances seized on this date is approximately $5,000.00.

Jessie SMITH was charged with one (1) count of possession with the Intent to Distribute Heroin, a second degree crime, and (1) one count of possession with the Intent to Distribute Crack-Cocaine, a third degree crime. Bail for Mr. SMITH was set by the Honorable Louis J. Dinice, J.S.C. at $50,000 with no ten percent option. Mr. SMITH was remanded to the Bergen County Jail in lieu of bail.

Prosecutor Molinelli states that these charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt and would also like to thank the Mahwah Police Department and East Rutherford Police Department for their assistance in this investigation.

BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE
CHARGE INFORMATION FORM

DEFENDANT: JESSIE SMITH DOB: 11/20/1969

LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 25 SUMMIT STREET, NEWARK, NJ

MARITAL STATUS: SINGLE

OCCUPATION: CARPENTER

ARREST INFORMATION

DATE OF ARREST: 10/20/2014

PLACE OF ARREST/TOWN: EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ

AGENCIES EFFECTING ARREST: BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE, NARCOTIC TASK FORCE
MAHWAH POLICE DEPARTMENT
EAST RUTHERFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHARGE AND STATUTE CITATIONS

ONE (1) COUNT OF POSSESSION WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE, NAMELY HEROIN, IN VIOLATION OF N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5B(2) – 2ND DEGREE CRIME

ONE (1) COUNT OF POSSESSION WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE, NAMELY CRACK-COCAINE, IN VIOLATION OF N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5B(3) – 3RD DEGREE CRIME

ARRAIGNMENT INFORMATION

ARRAIGNMENT DATE: 10/21/2014

JUDGE: HONORABLE LOUIS J. DINICE, J.M.C.

BAIL AMOUNT & CONDITIONS: $50,000.00 NO 10% CASH OPTION

PRESENT STATUS: REMANDED TO BERGEN COUNTY JAIL IN LIEU OF BAIL

JESSIE SMITH
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MEDIA ADVISORY: NJ'S 100TH "PROJECT MEDICINE DROP" BOX AT TEANECK POLICE DEPARTMENT 
FROM: John J. Hoffman, Acting Attorney General

TEANECK – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Division of Consumer Affairs Acting Director Steve C. Lee on Monday, October 27, 2014 will dedicate New Jersey’s 100th Project Medicine Drop box at the Teaneck Police Department.

Project Medicine Drop is an important component of the State’s fight against the crisis of opiate addiction, which often begins with the abuse of prescription painkillers.

Acting Attorney General Hoffman, Acting Director Lee, Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli and Teaneck Police Acting Chief Robert A. Carney will be joined by a 25-year-old Bergen County resident who will share her own story of prescription drug addiction.

WHAT: Dedication of New Jersey’s 100th Project Medicine Drop box

WHEN: 11 a.m. Monday, October 27

WHERE: Teaneck Police Headquarters, 900 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, NJ 07666

WHO: Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman
Division of Consumer Affairs Acting Director Steve C. Lee
Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli
Teaneck Police Acting Chief Robert A. Carney
25-year-old Bergen County resident who will describe her own struggle with prescription drug addiction and recovery

VISUAL: A Teaneck senior citizen will become the first person to deposit her unused medications in the city’s new Project Medicine Drop box.

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INDICTMENT IN SADDLE BROOK FIREARMS CASE 
TO: ALL NEWS MEDIA
FROM: PROSECUTOR JOHN L. MOLINELLI

Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli today announced that a Grand Jury sitting in Hackensack handed up a ten (10) count Indictment against ROBERT J. LINTNER of 313 Washington Street, Saddle Brook, New Jersey in connection with weapons seized from his home between August 8, 2014 and August 9, 2014. The indictment is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Saddle Brook Police Department under the direction of Chief Robert J. KUGLER, the Bergen County Police Department Bomb Squad under the direction of Chief Brian HIGGINS and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department Bureau of Criminal Investigation under the direction of Sheriff Michael SAUDINO.

On the morning of August, 8, 2014, Saddle Brook police responded to a call at 313 Washington Street, the home of Robert LINTNER. A subsequent search of the residence was conducted, revealing a cache of firearms, ammunition, ammunition magazines and gunpowder. Among the 195 firearms seized, five (5) of those firearms were later determined to be assault firearms, which are prohibited under New Jersey law. Of those five (5) assault firearms, three (3) were further identified as submachine guns. Additionally, police seized 65 illegal, high capacity, ammunition magazines. Bomb technicians from the Bergen County Police Department later seized and secured a combination of over 300 pounds of black gun powder and smokeless gun powder from the home – a total amount far exceeding the legal limits permitted by statute for residential storage. The legal limits for residential storage of gun powder are 50 pounds for black gun powder and 100 pounds for smokeless gun powder.

MR. LINTNER has been charged with one (1) count of second degree Causing or Risking Widespread Injury or Damage, three (3) counts of second degree Unlawful Possession of a Machine Gun, five (5) counts of second degree Unlawful Possession of an Assault Firearm and one (1) count of fourth degree Possession of Large Capacity Ammunition Magazines.

All charges are as set forth in the attached Indictment. Potential penalties, which are not set by the prosecutor’s office, but imposed by the Court, will be decided only after a jury finding of Guilt or a plea of Guilty, are as follows:

4th degree 0-18 months
2nd degree 5-10 years

As with all defendants, an Indictment is merely a charge lodged under the authority of a Grand Jury and is not evidence of guilt. Mr. LINTNER is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.





ROBERT LINTNER
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