Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrest of Walter A. Farrior Jr., 36, a Teacher’s Assistant at New Bridges Middle School in Paramus, on charges related to the distribution of a controlled dangerous substance.
According to authorities, the arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutors and the Teaneck Police Department.
The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office received information that Farrior distributed controlled dangerous substances in his hometown of Teaneck on Monday, May 8, 2017, where police personnel arrested him for distributing Marijuana to an undercover detective.
Police arrested Farrior without incident, and charged him with violating one count of Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, namely Marijuana, in a quantity less than one (1) ounce, in violation of ,a Fourth Degree Crime and one count of Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, namely Marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school zone, namely Bogota High School located a Third Degree Crime.
Police released Farrior on his own recognizance pending a first appearance in the Bergen County Central Judicial Processing Court on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.
Bergen County Prosecutor Grewal states that these charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, and would also like to thank the Teaneck Police Department for their assistance in this investigation.