Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police report that on Friday, October 16, 2015, Jessica Gerianne, 23, of Fair Lawn, New Jersey was arrested at the Valley Hospital possession of a syringe containing a suspected controlled dangerous substance (heroin) while a patient in the maternity ward at Valley Hospital. Ms. Gerianne was issued a summons pending a municipal court appearance.
On Sunday, October 18, 2015, police were again dispatched a second time to the Valley Hospital maternity ward where Jessica Gerianne, 23, of Fair Lawn, New Jersey was arrested when she was found to be in possession of a suspected controlled dangerous substance (heroin) and narcotics paraphernalia (syringe). Ms. Gerianne was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of a syringe, possession of narcotics paraphernalia and possession of prescription legend drugs. She was released pending a municipal court appearance.All defendants are considered innocent until found guilty in a court of law.