On February 11, 2011 at approximately 9:41 pm Patrolman Robert McNair was on patrol in the area of the Spy house Park located on Port Monmouth Road in Port Monmouth when he observed a suspicious vehicle parked in the parking lot. Officer McNair approached the vehicle to check on its occupants and immediately detected the odor of burnt marijuana coming from the passenger compartment of the vehicle.
Patrolman McNair continued his investigation and located a folded piece of notebook paper which contained a substance he recognized as marijuana on the front seat passenger, Joshua Baum, age 27, from Sutton Drive in Middletown. Baum was then placed under arrest.
Officer McNair conducted a further search of the vehicle during which he located a small glass jar which contained marijuana. McNair then arrested the other occupants of the vehicle, Stephen Prunyi, age 23, from Palmer Avenue in Middletown, Jennifer Carrasquilla, age 23 from Brandeis Road in Parlin, NJ, and Cassandra Charron, age 22, from Sutton Place in Middletown.
All subjects were transported to police headquarters where they were processed and released pending a court appearance.