RARITAN TWP., NJ – Police here released details on a number of recent unrelated arrests.
- Police said they were dispatched to the parking area of Flemington South Estates on April 11 on the report of a woman slumped over a steering wheel and possibly having a medical emergency. An investigation by Patrol Officer Scott Phibbs led to the arrest of Dawn A. Vanglahn, 43, of Ringoes, on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
- Police arrested a woman who police said fraudulently obtained clothing and an X-Box game system worth $650 from Kohl’s by opening a line of credit using a fake driver’s license. Amanda J. Kingston, 32, of East Hanover, then traded the X-box game system at the GameStop store for $120, police said. Det. Geoffrey Benz conducted the investigation and on April 2 charged Kingston with fraudulent use of a credit card, theft by deception, knowingly exhibiting a false document and wrongful impersonation.
- Patrol Officer Adam Swiatek stopped a vehicle driven by Jazmen C. Wyatt, 30, of Philadelphia, on April 3 for speeding, police said, leading to her arrest on charges of possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
- Cpl. Christopher Vallat stopped a vehicle driven by Christopher M. Kanach, 31, of Long Branch on April 5 for not having an inspection sticker on his windshield, police said. Kanach was arrested and charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
- Salvatore V. Manzo, 30, of Flemington was arrested by Patrol Officer Ishmael Mendez on April 5 after police said they were dispatched to Applebee’s restaurant on a complaint that Manzo became upset when the bartender refused to serve him more alcohol. Although no charges resulted from that complaint, Manzo was arrested on an outstanding warrant issued by Flemington Borough Municipal Court.
- After being stopped by Sgt. Robert Landolina for having an expired vehicle registration, Andrew D. Studdiford, 58, of Pt. Pleasant, was arrested on April 6, police said. He was charged with having a controlled dangerous substance in a container in which it was not originally dispensed.
- Patrol Officer Ishmael Mendez arrested a passenger in a vehicle he stopped on April 8 for having improperly tinted windows and an obstructed view. Jaquan R. Blount-Young, 23, of Bristol, Pa., was charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana.