Bloomfield, NJ – Five Charged With Handgun And Drugs – Quickly Released And FREE TO GO under NJ Bail Reform

Bloomfield police arrested five after investigating an illegally parked vehicle. Recovered during the arrest was a Smith & Wesson .40-cal handgun, two magazines with 11 hollow point bullets, and marijuana. All five have been released and FREE TO GO under NJ Bail Reform.

Those arrested were…

  • Tahaka Bovell, 20
  • Ibnyusef Ali, 21
  • Uniki Armstrong, 21
  • Kervance Couyoute, 21
  • John Reynolds, 19

“These arrests not only took dangerous criminals off of our streets, but took another weapon into our possession that has the potential to cause serious injury or even death,” Bloomfield Police Director Samuel DeMaio said in a statement.

Well…maybe for a day anyway.

New Jersey Bail Reform, Risk Assessments, and Pretrial Services…

  • ZERO Accountability
  • ZERO Deterrent
  • ZERO Supervision
  • ZERO Bail…just a “pinky promise” to return
  • Dangerous, Reckless, and a Taxpayer Burden


Illegal parking leads cops to gun, 5 arrests, authorities say

(incident reported on by NJ.com – Apr 25 2017)

n illegally parked car led Bloomfield police to recover a handgun, marijuana and charge five men in the township, authorities said Monday.

Officers Robert Kish and Joseph Davis were on patrol when they spotted a vehicle parked in front of a fire hydrant at Oakland Avenue and Fremont Street Friday, according to the department. Police also smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle.

Authorities said officers discovered a Smith & Wesson .40-caliber handgun with 11 rounds of hollow point bullets in two magazines and about 14 grams of marijuana in the car.

Five men in the car — identified as Tahaka Bovell, 20, Ibnyusef Ali, 21, Uniki Armstrong, 21, all of Newark, Kervance Couyoute, 21, of Pennsylvania, and John Reynolds, 19, of Somerset, were each charged with weapons and drug offenses.

“These arrests not only took dangerous criminals off of our streets, but took another weapon into our possession that has the potential to cause serious injury or even death,”

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