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Raritan Woman Arrested for Allegedly Causing $2K Worth of Damage to Vehicle

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RARITAN, NJ - A Raritan woman was charged with criminal mischief in connection with damage to a vehicle, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police.

LeslieAnn Retess, 42, was arrested Jan. 30 and charged with criminal mischief with regard to an investigation by the Criminal Investigation Division that found that she allegedly caused $2,000 worth of damage to a Raritan resident's vehicle by purposely scratching it with a sharp object.

Police made other arrests for active warrants and more at the end of January.

  • Yolanda Epps, 50, of Hillsborough, was arrested Jan. 26 on an active warrant out of the Hammonton Township Municipal Court following a motor vehicle stop.
  • James Snyder, 43, of Bridgewater, was arrested Jan. 28 for possession of a hypodermic syringe following a motor vehicle stop. According to the police report, Snyder also had a warrant out for his arrest issued by the City of Newark Municipal Court.
  • Malik Hale, 21, of Virginia, was arrested Jan. 30 for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (amphetamines) and possession of drug paraphernalia following a motor vehicle stop.
  • Daniel Soriano, 18, of Raritan, was arrested Jan. 31 for possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia as a result of a report of a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of Quick Chek.
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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