MERCER COUNTY SHERIFF : FUGITIVE DAQUAN GRIMSLEY APPREHENDED IN NEWARK
Mercer county wanted fugitive arrested
During the early morning of Friday, September 22, 2017, members of the Mercer County Sheriff s Office and the United States Marshals Service New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested fugitive DAQUAN GRIMSLEY, and a female juvenile inside of a hotel room on the 800 block of Broad Street, Newark (Essex County), New Jersey.
Grimsley, 19, had active warrants for his arrest issued by the Trenton Police Department, charging him with unlawful possession of weapon, possession of a high-capacity magazine, aggravated assault on police, resisting arrest, possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance, and related offenses stemming from an incident that occurred earlier this month in the City of Trenton.
During the arrest, Grimsley and the female juvenile (name intentionally withheld) were found to be in possession of a small quantity of suspected marijuana.
DAQUAN GRIMSLEY, 19
“Our work with the US Marshals Service allows us to successfully locate and capture dangerous fugitives any place they hide,” said Sheriff Jack Kemler.
Grimsley and the juvenile were charged with possession (marijuana under 50 grams).
Grimsley was subsequently turned over to the Trenton Police Department due to the active warrants for his arrest. The juvenile was released, pending a family court appearance at later date.