Sparta March 27 At 2:23 p.m., Officer Bill Moyle noticed a vehicle-traveling west on West Shore Trail that failed to keep right after stopping the car. Further investigation resulted in the arrest of the driver, Ryan Bourke, 21, of Hopatcong. He has been charged with railing to keep right, careless driving, D.W.I., and refusing to take a breath test, He was later released. March 29 At 10:45 p.m., Sgt. Neil Spidaletto observed a S.U.V. speeding on Glen Road. After stopping the truck near East Mountain Road, further investigation resulted in the arrest of the driver, Joseph Carroll, 34, of Glen Road, Sparta. He has been charged with speeding, careless driving, failing to maintain a lane and D.W.I. He was later released. April 1 Daniel O'Brien, 21, of Sparta, succumbed to the injuries he received in a motor vehicle accident on Easter Sunday. The accident occurred on Stanhope Road and killed his passenger 21-year-old Steve Bieganousky, also of Sparta. Hardyston March 25 At 7:51 p.m., a vehicle operated by Daniel Spies of Franklin was traveling northbound on Rt. 23. After Spies apparently fell asleep at the wheel, he crossed over the center of the highway into the southbound lane. As a result, he had a head on collision with Shin Kang of Rutherford. Both drivers suffered injuries and were transported to Ch1lton Memorial Hospital for treatment. Further investigation is currently underway. March 29 At 9:38 a.m., the Hardyston Township Police Department was dispatched to a two-car motor vehicle accident on Rt. 94 near Big Spring Road. A flatbed tow truck, operated by Mark Rudolph of Morristown, was struck by an oncoming vehicle operated by Patricia Mack of Dingmans Ferry. Pa. Both drivers were transported to the hospital following the collision. The accident is still under investigation with charges pending. Responding agencies: Hardyston Police Department assisted by Sparta Police Department and Franklin Police Department, Hardyston Township First Aid Squad, Wallkill Valley First Aid Squad, MICU 54, and Hardyston Township Fire Department. Hamburg March 29 At 5:09 p.m. a 1990 Dodge Ram operated by Michael G. Andro, Jr., 27, of Montague, was stopped on Route 23 by Patrolman Erik Aronson after a random mobile compute inquiry revealed there was an outstanding warrant for his arrest. After observation of an inspection violation, he was transported to the Hamburg Police Station to post $120 bail on the traffic warrant from the Newark Municipal Court. It was also discovered that Andro had failed to notify law enforcement of a change of address as a sex offender. He was charged with failing to notify law enforcement of an address change, a crime of the fourth degree. In addition, he was issued traffic summonses for failure to make repairs, maintenance of lamps, and failure to report motor vehicle address change. Bail was set at $2,500 with a 10-percent option, and he was released after posting bail pending an appearance in Municipal Court on April 20. March 30 At 6:03 a.m., a 1999 Plymouth Voyager operated by Louis Fejes, 41, of Vernon, was stopped on Route 94 by Patrolman David McNulty after a random mobile computer inquiry revealed that the vehicle registration was suspended. It was also discovered that his license was suspended and there was a warrant for his arrest from the Bass River Municipal Court. He was arrested and transported to the Hamburg Police Station where he was issued summonses for driving with a suspended registration and driving while suspended. He was released after posting bail, and is scheduled to appear in the Hamburg Municipal Court on April 20. Patrolman Jason Eben assisted with the arrest. At 8:25 p.m., a 1994 Saturn operated by Paul A. Roberts, 20, of Newfoundland, was stopped on Route 23 by Patrolman Erik Aronson after a random mobile computer inquiry revealed there was an outstanding traffic warrant for his arrest from the Franklin Municipal Court. It was also discovered that there was an additional warrant from the Vernon Municipal Court. R oberts was arrested and transported to the Hamburg Police Station where he was unable to post $1,150 bail on both warrants. He was then turned over to the Franklin Police Department for lodging in the Sussex County Jail. He was also issued summonses for having an obstructed view, and for violating his provisional drivers license. Patrolman Paul Demott assisted with the arrest. Vernon Police March 30 At 12:11 a.m. Vernon Ptl. Robert Kulawiak stopped a 1998 Mercury S.U.V. on Route 94 for failing to properly maintain lamps. Further investigation led to the arrest of the driver, Matthew S. Riedel, age 48, of Mahwah, for drunk driving. Riedel was transported to Vernon Police headquarters where he was processed on the drunk driving charge. His vehicle was impounded for 12 hours according to state law. He was released pending an April 12 Vernon court date. County March 24 Paul Kubasek, age 21, of Garfield, was sentenced to five years New Jersey State Prison. It was recommended he receive counseling for addiction. His driving privileges were suspended for a period of 24 months. He must pay total fines and penalties of $280 and submit a DNA sample at his expense. He pled guilty on February 22 to receiving stolen property and attempted theft, both third-degree crimes. He, along with two co-defendants, stole a 1997 black Nissan Sentra from Garfield, and were later involved in a motor vehicle accident with the stolen vehicle. They fled the scene of that accident and were subsequently found and arrested. A juvenile, age 16, of Newton, pled guilty to two counts of Endangering the Welfare of Children, a third-degree crime. Sentencing is set for June 10. He admitted to engaging in acts of sexual conduct which impaired or debauched the morals of two separate juvenile females. The ages of the two victims were 12 and 13 years of age. March 28 Jeffrey Herring, age 44, of Shohola, Pa., pled guilty to two counts of third-degree possession of heroin, two motor vehicle tickets for driving while suspended, and one motor vehicle ticket for driving while intoxicated. He is scheduled to be sentenced on June 10. On Nov. 26 last year, he was stopped by Sparta Police Officer Rubino while driving on Route 15. He was found to be in possession of two bags of heroin and was under the influence of heroin at the time he was driving. On February 11, Franklin Police Officer Mattessich approached the defendant while he was parked in a car at the Hess lot in an attempt to determine if the defendant was driving while suspended. The defendant was found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle containing heroin. Erin Keeler, age 22, of Port Jervis, N.Y., pled guilty to third-degree possession of heroin. She is scheduled to be sentenced on June 10. She was found to be in possession of a bag of heroin on April 19 last year, following a motor vehicle stop by Sparta Police Officer Lamon. Stephen Cagnacci, age 23, of Bloomingdale, pled guilty to third-degree possession of cocaine and a motor vehicle ticket for failure to maintain headlights. He is scheduled to be sentenced on June 10. On July 29 last year, he was stopped by Sparta Police Officer Hannam for having a headlight out and was found to be in possession of one bag containing a small amount of cocaine. Donavan Hornak, age 34, of Newton, pled guilty to third-degree possession of heroin, driving while intoxicated, and failure to repair muffler/loud exhaust. He is scheduled to be sentenced on June 10. On Nov. 19 last year he was stopped by Sparta Police Sergeant Spideletto for driving a vehicle with a loud exhaust. He was found to be in possession of one bag of heroin and was driving under the influence of heroin at the time of he was stopped. Dale Norman, age 39, of Newton, pled guilty to two counts of third-degree distribution of heroin. He is scheduled to be sentenced on May 13. On Jan. 24 and Feb. 1, he sold two bags of heroin on each occasion to an individual cooperating with the Sussex Co. Narcotics Task Force. March 30 A juvenile, age 17, of Wantage, was sentenced to one year of probation, ordered to serve 8 days in the Juvenile Detention Center, perform 50 hours of community service and provide a letter of apology to the victim. Furthermore, she was ordered to pay $45 in mandatory fines, obey the rules of her home and school, and be subject to random urine monitoring. She pled guilty on March 30, to burglary, a third-degree crime. She was adjudicated a juvenile delinquent by the Court. She admitted to the committing of an act of burglary in Wantage by entering a private residence without permission or authority to do so. Her intent for entering was to commit an act of theft therein. An indictment was presented charging Luis Calzadilla, age 52, of West New York, N.J., with third-degree possession of cocaine, third-degree possession of credit cards and third-degree possession/exhibiting a false driver's license. The Grand Jury alleges that on Sept. 3 last year, during a routine motor vehicle stop, the defendant was found to be in possession of cocaine. After subsequent investigation the defendant was also found to be In possession of a fictitious driver's license and several fictitious credit cards. An indictment was presented charging Jeffrey G. Bissonnette, age 33, of Andover, with third-degree aggravated assault. The Grand Jury alleges that, on Aug. 12 last year, the defendant assaulted another person while patronizing a tavern in Byram. Witnesses to the incident say the attack was unprovoked by the victim and that the victim and defendant were not known to one another. An indictment was presented charging Brian Mark Diez, age 21, of Newton, with third-degree terroristic threats. The Grand Jury alleges that on July 8 of last year the defendant threatened to kill a security guard in Scenic Lake when the guard asked him to leave the area. A juvenile, age 16, of Newton, was sentenced to serve 60 days in the Juvenile Detention Center and was placed on one year of probation. Furthermore, he is ordered to pay $2,696.83 in restitution, $75 in mandatory fines, write letters of apology to both victims, obtain a part time job, submit to random urine screening, and successfully complete the Alternative to Detention Program. He pled guilty on March 31, to burglary, a third-degree crime, and receiving stolen property, a third-degree crime. He was adjudicated a juvenile delinquent on both charges. He admitted to committing an act of burglary by entering into an individual's motor vehicle without permission or authority from the owner. His intent in entering the vehicle was to commit an act of theft. He also admitted to committing an act of receiving stolen property by receiving video game equipment belonging to another knowing that the property was taken without the permission of the owner. The juvenile then sold this video game equipment to obtain cash.