CASE #17006426

On July 30, 2017 at approximately 0300 hours, Officer Matthew Bast was conducting a property check along the towpath.

He observed two vehicles were parked next to the Sewerage Authority, no occupants.  The State Park is closed after dark.  The officer proceeded south and walked out onto the wing dam on the Delaware River. 

Two individuals were huddled together, under a blanket.  CDS and paraphernalia were observed alongside them in plain view.

Jhon Mesa, 21 YOA of Elizabeth, NJ was arrested and transported to headquarters. Mesa was charged with possession of marijuana (under 50g) and possession of paraphernalia.  Mesa was ROR’d pending court.