PARSIPPANY — On Sunday, October 8 at 10:52 p.m. Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Patrol Officers Andy Van Orden and Jeffrey Williams stopped at Wawa, 350 New Road, to purchase a drink, when they observed a male exit a 2003 Saturn, stumble as he walked to the trash can and then return back to the running vehicle.
After a brief time observing the male in the vehicle, the officers made contact with Jader Ferris, 28, from Reading, PA.
After a brief investigation, the officers located five glassine folds of suspected heroin, drug paraphernalia, and a stun gun inside the vehicle he was operating. Mr. Ferris was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters for processing.
While at Police Headquarters he was charged with one count of Third Degree; Possession of CDS (Heroin) one count of Fourth Degree; Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Stun Gun);
Failure to Turn CDS over to Law Enforcement, a Disorderly Person Offense;
Possession of a Hypodermic Needle, a Disorderly Person Offense; Under the Influence of CDS without a Prescription, a Disorderly Person Offense; Driving While Intoxicated; Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle; and Reckless Driving.
He was transported to the Morris County Correctional Facility pending his initial court date.