PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Patrol Officer Ryan Taylor conducted a random vehicle inquiry at Route 46 near Baldwin Road on a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee on Thursday, November 1 at 7:43 p.m. and received an alert that the registered owner had an active warrant. After conducting a motor vehicle stop, he made contact with the driver, Mark Deruiter, 41, Little Falls.
After a brief investigation, Mr. Deruiter was found to be in possession of suspected cocaine. He was placed under arrest and also advised that he had two active warrants for his arrest issued by the West Caldwell Municipal Court. He was transported to police headquarters for processing. While there, he was charged with one count of Third Degree Possession of CDS (Cocaine).
He was subsequently transported to the Morris County Correctional Facility pending his court appearance