Police & Fire

Car vs. Building; DUI Among Township Police Reports

Credits: Flemington-Raritan First Aid and Rescue Squad / via Facebook
Credits: Flemington-Raritan First Aid and Rescue Squad / via Facebook

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Police here released details on a number of recent arrests.

  • A 68-year-old man who tried to park his 2009 Infiniti G37 sedan in front of the business office for Advanced Obstetrics and Gynecology on Walter E. Foran Boulevard ended up driving over the curb and crashing into the building, police said. The car ended up partially inside the building, according to police.

Police said Peter D. Abrahamsen, of Manalapan, told them his foot slipped off of the brake and onto the accelerator. He didn’t report any injuries. Two employees in the office suffered non-life threatening injuries and both were treated at the scene by Flemington-Raritan First Aid and Rescue Squad. One refused further medical assistance and the other was taken to Hunterdon Medical Center for further treatment.

Abrahamsen’s Infiniti was towed and Patrol Officer William F. McEnroe III charged him with careless driving.

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Responding to the scene - in addition to township police and the rescue squad - were the township’s Fire Marshall and Acting Construction Official and paramedics from Hunterdon Medical Center. The front part of the suite, where the vehicle crashed, was deemed unsafe and will remain closed until repairs are made. The crash happened around 11:16 a.m. Feb. 6.

  • Patrol Officer Brett Szatkowski arrested Mark A. Konviser, 34, of Brooklyn, after a motor vehicle stop around 12:33 p.m. Feb. 1. Police said he was stopped on Old York Road because the vehicle had no front license plate, an expired inspection sticker and tinted windows. He was charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and given motor vehicle summonses for the tinted windows and charging him with possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle. Konviser was released.
  • Jordan M. Richmond, 28, of the township, was arrested around 1:06 a.m. Feb. 5 and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. Police said Patrol Officer Michael Podlaski was dispatched to the area of Barley Sheaf Road near Hastings Lane on a report of a vehicle that had crashed into a guide rail there.

Richmond was the sole occupant of the vehicle and did not report any injuries, police report. He was issued additional motor vehicle summonses charging him with failure to maintain lane control, careless driving and reckless driving. The vehicle was towed and Richmond was released to a friend.

  • Caitlyn M. Sciarrotta, 29, of New Hope, Pa.,  was arrested by Sgt. Robert Landolina around 5:15 p.m. Feb. 3. Police said Landolina was dispatched to the Walmart parking lot on the report of a suspicious vehicle, and that Sciarrotta was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (Adderall), possession of prescription legend drugs without a valid prescription (Gabapentin and Trazadone) and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was released.




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