Police & Fire

South Brunswick Police Charge Plainfield Men With Stealing 450 Gallons Of Water From Fire Hydrant

11a07319c5d6c9de9b95_7247950412eaba10f3e3_IMG_20170219_134655.jpg
Credits: Police photo
26058c4b6d9d5e3f90e6_IMG_20170219_134611.jpg
Credits: Police photo
11a07319c5d6c9de9b95_7247950412eaba10f3e3_IMG_20170219_134655.jpg

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Two Plainfield men are charged with stealing some 450 gallons of township water from a fire hydrant on Sunday morning, police said.

Jorge Chacon, 34, and Pantaleon Sis, 51, both of Plainfield were charged with hooking up to a fire hydrant at 32 Commerce Boulevard around 9 a.m. Sunday morning, and filling two large tanks in the back of a white box truck to get water for their own power washing business, police said.

An alert security guard, who patrols the complex, saw the pair hook up to the hydrant and alerted police.

Sign Up for E-News

The pair took about 450 gallons of water before Officer Matthew Hagood stopped the truck, police said.

Both men were released on a summons for the disorderly persons’ offense, according to police.

Police estimate the stolen water to be valued under $250.

Did you like this story?

Give us your feedback at ckim@tapinto.net or nwells@tapinto.net and click here to support local news.

If you did like it, please share with your friends and followers on Facebook and Twitter, and don't forget to "Like" our Facebook Page!

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

East Brunswick

Pinkin Resolution to Raise Awareness of Gun Violence passes Assembly

May 24, 2018

TRENTON, NJ - Assembly Democrats Yvonne Lopez, Angela McKnight and Nancy Pinkin resolution to raise awareness of gun violence was voted out of the Assembly 67-0 on Thursday.
            The measure (AJR-100) designates June 2 of each year as “Gun Violence Awareness Day” in New Jersey in order to promote ...

Learn How to “Ace The Interview” at the East Brunswick Public Library

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—Looking for a new job? East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) is here to help. The library offers a special program called “Acing the Interview” on Saturday, June 16 at 10:30 am, which is designed to help jobseekers.

“Acing the Interview” focuses on what many feel is the most stressful part of the job search process: ...

East Brunswick Public Library Launches “EB Grow” Seed Library

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—Every spring, library customers visit East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) to find resources on how to garden. Thanks to a joint partnership between East Brunswick Public Library and the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission, gardeners will be able to get some “seed money” to start their first crops for the year.

The ...

The Queen of the Big Time by Adriana Trigiani (Ballentine Books, 2005)

            The Queen of the Big Time by Adriana Trigiani, a New York Times best selling author, was recommended to me by a young woman who actually came from the town of Roseto, Pennsylvania, the place where the novel is set. “The author did such a wonderful job of describing how the town actually is,” said the young lady.

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin's Press, 2018)

            What is the “final frontier” on the Earth's surface? Many people would say Alaska, the 49th state, which was added to the United States fifty years ago. Once one has traveled to that remote land, it is impossible to forget the magnificence of the terrain and beasts. Floating by ship in Glacier Bay, surrounded by ...

'Turning Off the Morning News' brings comic twist

‘Turning Off the Morning News’ tackles today’s issues with a comic twist

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, N J – Despite the late night comics, no one quite captures the insanity of the political/social status world like Christopher Durang.

His latest play, “Turning off the Morning News” hit the ground running.  John Pankow as Jimmy addresses the audience, ...

'To Kill a Mockingbird' Sustains Timeless Appeal

SUMMIT, NJ – The Summit Playhouse provides a stellar production of a much loved classic, “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

The Harper Lee novel, later a Gregory Peck film and now a stage production, retains all the warmth, intensity and integrity that made it such an appealing hit in the 1960s. And there will be a new production on Broadway in December with a script by Aaron Sorkin ...