PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hill Police Patrol Officer J. Hughes observed a 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee fail to observe a red traffic signal and conducted a motor vehicle stop on Tuesday, April 2 at 12:48 a.m.
Upon speaking to the driver, Mr. Taylor Genovese, 25, Livingston, Officer Hughes detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage.
After a brief investigation, Mr. Genovese was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated and was also found to be in possession of CDS. He was transported to police headquarters for processing. While there, he was charged with Possession of Less than 50 grams of Marijuana, a Disorderly Persons Offense; Possession of Less than five grams of Hashish, a Disorderly Persons Offense; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Disorderly Persons Offense; Driving While Intoxicated, a Traffic Offense; Failure to Observe a Signal, a Traffic Offense; Unregistered Vehicle, a Traffic Offense; Reckless Driving, a Traffic Offense and Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle, a Traffic Offense.
He was released on his own recognizance pending his court date.
Editor’s Note: An arrest or the signing of a criminal complaint is merely an accusation. Despite this accusation, the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until he or she has been proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.