Police Blotter

Bridgewater Police Investigating Theft of Tires, Rims from Honda Accord, According to Reports

ed013bcd4163d1998aa1_Bridgewater_Police_Car.jpg
ed013bcd4163d1998aa1_Bridgewater_Police_Car.jpg

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are investigating a report of tires and rims stolen off a 2017 Honda Accord parked at Graham Court in the overnight hours of June 14, according to a report from police.

According to the report, the resident reported that someone removed four tires with 19-inch chrome and black rims from his 2017 Honda Accord while it was parked in front of his home. The vehicle, the report said, had been left resting on several landscaping bricks.

The theft, police said, occurred between 8 p.m June 14 and 4 a.m. June 15.

Police are investigating other thefts, and made arrests for drugs and more through the end of June.

  • Officers were sent to Walters Brook Drive June 19 for a report of criminal mischief, according to a report. Officers found several speed signs, a stop sign and two electrical boxes vandalized with black spray paint. They were spray painted with numbers, the letters "c," smiley faces and the word "SULK." Police say there are no suspects yet.
  • Brian Ardon-Lopez was arrested June 22 at Washington Valley Park near Millers Lane for being in possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Ardon-Lopez was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle. Ardon-Lopez was processed and released pending a court appearance.
  • Michael Haskell, 43, of Bound Brook, was arrested June 24 at about 6:34 p.m. for driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle accident on Thompson Avenue. He was issued summonses for reckless driving, unregistered vehicle, uninsured vehicle and failure to observe traffic lanes. Haskell was released pending a court appearance.
  • Jeffrey Wisniewski, 30, of Bridgewater, was arrested June 26 at 8:20 p.m. for driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle accident on Route 28 near Raritan Valley Country Club. He was issued summonses for driving while intoxicated and careless driving. Wisniewski was processed and released pending a court appearance.
  • Amanda Kim, 18, of Branchburg, was arrested June 27 for theft of money from Macy's at the Bridgewater Commons Mall. According to police, Kim allegedly stole $250. Kim was processed and released pending a court appearance.
  • An employee of Moss Landscaping reported June 27 that there was a theft of a 2001 Caterpullar 416 C ITX4 backhoe. The backhoe was valued at $70,000, and it was parked at 245 Route 22 West. There are currently no suspects.
  • Samantha Lippe, 18, of Hillsborough, was arrested June 28 for allegedly shoplifting merchandise from Target at the Promenade Shopping Center. According to the police report, she was found with $225 worth of merchandise. Lippe was processed and released pending a municipal court appearance.
  • Gretchen Wolfangel, 24, of Flemington, was arrested for shoplifting July 1 after allegedly being found with merchandise at Lord & Taylor in the Bridgewater Commons Mall. According to the report, Wolfangel was found with $375 worth of merchandise. Wolfangel was also charged with criminal mischief. She was processed and released pending a court appearance.
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.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Bridgewater/Raritan

Upcoming Events

Mon, February 19

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Arts & Entertainment Green

Mon, February 19, 9:00 AM

The Center for Contemporary Art , Bedminster

Dan Bischoff: Critic As Artist

Arts & Entertainment

Mon, February 19, 9:00 AM

The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster

Keepers of the Chroma: An Exhibition Regarding ...

Arts & Entertainment

Raritan Police: Warren Man Arrested for DWI and More in Police Blotter

February 17, 2018

RARITAN, NJ - A Warren man was arrested Feb. 1 for driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle violation, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police.

Wayne Krause, 68, was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and speeding after being pulled over on Route 22 West.

Krause was processed and released pending a court appearance.

Police made other arrests for ...

County Holding 5th Annual 5K Race to Wellness

February 18, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Employee Wellness Committee is partnering with EmPoWER Somerset for the 5th Annual 5K Race to Wellness and 1-mile Fun Walk for county residents March 24.

The event, according to a release, is being held rain or shine at 9 a.m. at Duke Island Park, on Old York Road.

The 5K race is USATF certified.

"Each year, the county Employee Wellness ...

SCBP Names Somerset County's Outstanding Citizen

February 18, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) has selected Alina V. Klein, vice president and senior consultant for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in Bedminster as the 68th Somerset County Outstanding Citizen.

The Outstanding Citizen award recognizes a single person for their community and professional activities that have contributed to making Somerset County a special ...

'What Stays' exposes family secrets and lies

‘What Stays’ exposes family secrets, resentment and lies

By Liz Keill

SUMMIT, NJ – In an original play by Laura Ekstrand and Jason Szamreta, the Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre has provided an enlightening, funny and heart-felt view of family foibles.

Ekstrand has said that the germ of the play came from conversations with the ensemble members of the troupe, based on ...

'American Hero' explores with powerful performances

‘American Hero’ pulses with tension, clashing emotions at George Street

By Liz Keill

NEW BRUNWICK – The issue of social injustice makes its way into “American Hero,” the second play in a trilogy by Christopher Demo-Brown.

Armand Schultz as Rob is to receive a medal of honor for his heroic actions during the Iraq war. Although he lost the use of his legs, he ...

Broken Heart Syndrome

Can a heart truly be broken? Unfortunately many people have suffered the emotional aspects of a broken heart, but can the heart be physically broken as well? Consider the following scenario. A 67-year-old woman presents to the emergency room (ER) with chest pain.  She lives alone and earlier in the day she learned that her faithful companion, her dog, passed away.  In the ER, she is ...