September 16 At 9:31 p.m., three Sparta girls, all students at Sparta High School, attacked a 13-year-old girl who attends Reverend Brown School. An investigation by Sparta Police detectives and School Resource Officer Phil Brown has led to the three girls being taken into custody at the school. All three have been charged with juvenile delinquency for second-degree aggravated assault, third-degree aggravated assault and criminal restraint. They were lodged at the Sussex County Juvenile Center. September 19 At 2:28 p.m., Officer Frank Schomp observed a car on Route 15 with a brake lamp out. After stopping the car, further investigation resulted in the arrest of the driver, Phoebe Tinsman, 20, of Lumberville, Penn. She was charged with failing to maintain lamps, being an unlicensed driver, possession of a controlled and dangerous substance in a vehicle, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of heroin. She was later released. At 11:48 a.m., a car driven by Nicholas Franza, 22, of Medford, struck a car driven by David Dicerbo, 25, of Lafayette. The impact caused Franza's vehicle to leave the highway, strike a mound of topsoil and overturn. Injured in the accident were Franza and his 13-year-old passenger, Evan Gavalas, of Tabernacle. The Sparta First Aid Squad transported both victims to Newton Hospital. September 20 At 1:19 a.m., Sergeant Jeff Mase observed a car speeding on East Mountain Road and then onto Glen Road. After stopping the car, further investigation resulted in the arrest of the driver, Gabor Szilagyi, 42, of Sparta. He has been charged with speeding, reckless driving, having an uninsured car and driving while intoxicated. He was later released. September 22 At approximately 5 a.m., Patrolman Jeff McCarrick, Patrolman Adam Carberry and Sergeant John Paul Beebe responded to a home on North Church Road as part of an ambulance call. Further investigation resulted in the arrest of Kyle Pappas, 18, of Sparta. He was transported to Newton Hospital where he was treated and released. He was later charged with possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and being under the influence of a narcotic. September 23 At approximately 11:16 p.m., Patrolman Jeff McCarrick and Corporal John Lamon observed a vehicle run the red light at the intersection of Winona Parkway and State Highway Route 181. Further investigation resulted in the arrest of the driver, Charles Comer, 29, of Elmwood Park. He was charged with driving while intoxicated, and disregard of a traffic signal. The passenger, and the owner of the vehicle, Magaly Dominguez, 27, of Hackensack, was charged with allowing an intoxicated driver to operate her vehicle. Both were released pending a mandatory court date in Sparta. September 24 At approximately 9:50 p.m., Detective Tetrence Mulligan investigated a suspicious vehicle at the Shell Station on Sparta Avenue. The investigation resulted in the arrest of the driver, Ronald Marschall, 47, of Andover. He was charged with driving while intoxicated, and was released pending a mandatory court appearance in Sparta. September 25 At approximately 10:35 p.m., Patrolman Joseph Pensado observed a vehicle traveling State Highway Route 15 at a high rate of speed. After stopping the vehicle, further investigation resulted in the arrest of two female passengers. A 17-year-old female from Honesdale, Penn., was charged with juvenile complaint of possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and with possession of drug paraphernalia. Another 17-year-old female was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled and dangerous substance. Both were released pending a mandatory court appearance. Sergeant John Paul Beebe assisted with the investigation.