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Hillside, NJ Police Department
Monday March 8th, 2010 :: 03:37 p.m. EST


Police Incident Report

At 9:07 AM on March 5 a 16 year old student was taken into police custody for bringing BB handgun to the Hillside High School.

Police responded to Hillside High School to meet with the School Staff. Officers learned that while the student was in class a BB handgun fell from his jacket onto the floor. Teacher, Mrs. Ana Alvarado, took possession of it and called school security.

The student was brought to police headquarters and charged with Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Possession of a weapon in an Educational Institution. He was then released to his guardian.


Two men and a woman were arrested on March 5 at 2:01 PM for possession of drugs at the intersection of Winans Avenue and the Route 78 entrance ramp. Arrested were Rahul Kambhampati, 19, Jeffrey P. Jadach, 27, and Jennifer Armenti, 19, all three of Iselin, NJ.

Lt. Glenn DiLeo observed a gray 2004 Nissan Sentra being driven at a high rate of speed on Schley Street and disregard a stop sign. DiLeo conducted a motor vehicle stop on Winans Avenue.

Backup units arrived and a brief investigation was conducted which resulted in the seizure of 68 paper folds containing suspected heroin and a hypodermic needle. All three subjects were arrested and transported to police headquarters.

Jadach is charged with possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS), possession of CDS with intent to distribute, possession of CDS near a school. Kambhampati and Armenti are charged with possession of CDS. Kambhampati also received numerous motor vehicle summonses.


On March 7 at 9: 55 AM police received a report of a robbery that occurred at 605 Irvington Avenue. The victim states that while he was walking his dog a man driving a black Ford SUV stopped, got out of the vehicle, and approached him. The man kept his hands in his pockets as if he had a weapon and stated “give me your wallet and money or I’ll kill you.”

The victim gave the man $20, his driver’s license, and other paperwork that were wrapped with a rubberband. The subject then returned to his vehicle and fled.

The subject is described as a black male in his 20s, thin build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, and sunglasses. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hillside police detective bureau at 973-926-5800.

Hillside, NJ Police Department
1409 Liberty Ave
Hillside, NJ 07205

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 973-926-5800

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