By Saul Qersdyn
ROSELLE PARK — On Tuesday, May 14th at 4:12 p.m., Patrolman Nicholas Vaughan stopped a 2007 Scion for alleged traffic violations in the area of West Westfield Avenue at the northbound ramp of the Garden State Parkway – Exit 137. The passenger, Travis Dulk, 27 of Roselle Park, was found in possession of several bags of suspected cocaine and several alleged narcotic pills. While he was being searched, police discovered a loaded handgun tucked in his waistband. The firearm was found to be loaded with hollow point bullets.
Dulk was then transported from the scene to the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) where Mr. Dulk was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Possession of CDS/Cocaine, Possession of CDS, Possession of drug paraphernalia, Possession of hollow point bullets, and Possession of a weapon / knife. Bail was set in Roselle Park Municipal Court at $115,000.
During the investigation, Dulk provided police with his consent to search his residence. Upon entering the home, police discovered several firearms and an undisclosed suspicious device that necessitated the response of the Union County Police Department’s Bomb Squad. Police evacuated the area then re-entered the home around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.
During a subsequent search, hundreds of rounds of ammunition, several firearms, and several large-capacity magazines were recovered from the home. Additional criminal charges are currently pending against Dulk during this ongoing criminal investigation.
All criminal defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
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