Joshua F. Pizarro, a 25 year-old convicted felon of Bloomfield, is FREE TO GO thanks to Bail Reform after being charged with drug and gun offenses.
Reported from NJ.com – Mar 2, 2017
JERSEY CITY – A 25-year-old Bloomfield felon pulled over for having a busted tail light in Kearny Tuesday is facing gun and drug-related charges.
Joshua F. Pizarro, of Belleville Avenue, is charged with possession of oxycodone pills, marijuana, drug paraphernalia; as well as weapons offenses that include possession of a weapon by a felon, a criminal complaint said.
A police officer approached the vehicle and detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside, the complaint said. The officer then found a gun in a plastic bag on the back seat, and the marijuana and pills in a compartment next to the driver’s seat, the complaint says.
Pizarro has prior disorderly persons and criminal convictions, including two that are considered to be violent offenses, the judge said when Pizarro appeared in Criminal Justice Reform Court in Jersey City Wednesday afternoon via video link from Hudson County jail in Kearny.
According to electronic court records, Pizarro was charged with assault in 2011 and pleaded guilty. He served 364 days in jail, the records showed.
At the hearing, Pizarro was ordered released with various conditions of supervision pending trial.
You’ve been LIED to New Jersey…NJ Bail Reform is RECKLESS, DANGEROUS, and YOU are PAYING for it.
* All Defendants confirmed released by court or own recognizance *