On Feb. 28, 2020, the Byram Twp. Police Department received a shoplifting complaint from ShopRite. After speaking to ShopRite personnel, it was determined that Angela Monica-Zebi of Budd Lake stole several items from the store earlier in the day.
Patrols contacted Monica-Zebi who agreed to come to the station. At the station, Monica-Zebi was processed and issued a summons for Shoplifting. Monica-Zebi was released pending a mandatory Andover-Joint Municipal Court date.
On Feb. 1, 2020, a Byram Twp. Police Officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Rt. 206. A motor vehicle stop was conducted and the driver, later identified as Lauren M. Ell initially refused to identify herself after asked being asked to do so several times. While speaking to Ell, the officer felt she was intoxicated and had her perform several field sobriety tests, which she failed. Ell was arrested and during this time, she began to physically resist the officers. Ell was transported to the station for processing where she was charged with the following and released pending a mandatory Andover-Joint Municipal Court date: Obstruction, Resisting Arrest (3rd Degree), Driving While Intoxicated, Refusal to Submit to Breath Tests, Driving While Suspended and Failure to Produce a Driver's License.