PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Patrol Sergeant S. Miller, along with Patrol Officers E. Ebanks and K. Hawthorne responded to a residence on Lake Shore Drive, Lake Hiawatha, for a disturbance at 1:40 p.m. on Sunday, November 17.
After a brief investigation, Austin Bellafiore, 22, Parsippany, was placed under arrest for possession of heroin. He was transported to police headquarters for processing. While there, he was charged with the following:
• Possession of CDS (Heroin), a Disorderly Persons Offense
• Discarding Hypodermic Needle or Syringe, a Petty Disorderly Persons Offense
He was released on his own recognizance pending his court date.
Editors Note: A criminal complaint is merely an accusation. Despite this accusation, the defendant is presumed innocent until he or she is proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.