Police & Fire

Montville Township PD Blotter: Prostitution and Theft

August 14, 2014 at 9:20 PM

Chief Rudy Appelmann and the Montville Twp. Police Department announce the arrest of:

Xianying Zhu of Flushing, NY, age 45  

On August 8, 2014, Ptl. Donnelly and Ptl. Jacobsen received information that a woman was staying at the Knights Inn of Pine Brook conducting acts of prostitution. The officers watched the activity at the motel and identified the room in question. They interviewed the female registered in that room and their investigation resulted in the woman being arrested. Xianying Zhu was charged with Prostitution and released.  

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Chief Rudy Appelmann and the Montville Twp. Police Department announce the following incidents:

On August 11, 2014, a resident of Clifford Drive in Towaco reported that someone entered his unlocked vehicle and stole money from inside. The incident occurred between 9:30 p.m. on August 10, 2014 to 6:00 p.m. on August 11, 2014. 

On August 13, 2014 at 4:00 a.m., Ptl. Regan responded to an alarm at the Raceway Gas Station on Route 46. The officer discovered that someone had attempted to gain entry to the business, but was unsuccessful. There was damage to the door of the business. 

Anyone who has information relating to either incident is asked to contact the Montville Township Police Department – Detective Bureau at 973-257-4300.   

Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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