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Suspect Hides Behind Parked Car To Avoid Police

A Garwood man was arrested for possession of suspected heroin.

On May 16 at 2:09 a.m., police arrested a Garwood man for drug possession after he was found acting in a suspicious manner in the ara of South Union and Lincoln avenues.

According to reports, Patrolman Robert Jordan observed a male acting suspicious, as he tried to hide behind a parked car. The officer located the individual, who was identified as Jack Poffenberger, 46, of Garwood.

The patrolman's investigation revealed Poffenberger was in possession of suspected heroin. He was arrested and charged with possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Poffenberger was released and given a Superior Court date.

T. Conley May 25, 2012 at 03:18 PM
Great work Officer Jordan! Low crime rates and a great educational system are key components in making Cranford such a great town to live in!
mohawk rich May 26, 2012 at 04:15 PM
Proud of the CPD vigilance!
Mr monde May 29, 2012 at 12:03 AM
I find it gross that you name the people who were arrested, maybe they have a problem, but if it was you would you enjoy all the negative attention you'd get from an article like this and many others? not everyone is the crazy drug lord you people are soo afraid of, most are normal individuals with normal lives who may have messed up but dont deserve to be ridiculed on a dumb town website stick to more important issues like where all the money in this town goes or how crappy flood plans are you know? so weird anal overreacting middle aged people can feel good about themselves for not doing something wrong in an overwhelmingly clean cut town

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