Franklin Township Weekly Blotter Police Blotter 01/04/2017 - 01/11/2017

Post Date: 01/12/2017 11:40 AM

01/05/2017

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A resident of Bob Franks Way reported that during the daytime hours o 01/03/2017, an unknown suspect stole a porcelain horse from her room valued at $100.00.

01/06/2017

A resident of Hilltop Lane reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect attempted to get into a shed on the property, but was unsuccessful.  Nothing was reported damaged or stolen.

A resident of Alerica Lane reported a burglary in progress.  The resident reported an unknown suspect in her back room, who fled the scene.  The suspect stole a Microsoft X-Box ($400) and a Sony Playstation ($300).

01/09/2017

A resident of Hillcrest Avenue reported that during the early afternoon hours, an unknown suspect entered a residence through an unlocked window and stole $400 in cash and $1500 in jewelry.

A Township resident reported that during the afternoon hours, an unknown suspect stole a comforter from a laundromat dryer on Route 27.  The comforter was valued at $150.

A resident of Rachel Court reported that sometime in the afternoon/evening hours, the resident dropped his iPhone 6S cell phone at the staircase outside his house and it was subsequently stolen by an unknown person.  The phone is valued at $850.

Diarl Bush, 21, of North Brunswick, NJ was arrested on $500.00 in outstanding warrants out of Franklin Twp., NJ.  Bush was transported to the Somerset County Jail in lieu of bail.  “Note: We are required by the Rules of Court to include herein a statement explaining that the charges are merely an accusation and that the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.”

01/10/2017

A contractor working on a residence on Hamilton Street reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect entered an abandoned home and stole an Asbestos Portable Shower valued at $625.

A resident of Rose Street reported that during the evening hours, her unlocked vehicle with a spare key inside was stolen from her driveway.  The vehicle was subsequently located shortly thereafter.

A Garden Avenue resident reported that during the afternoon hours while shopping at the Dollar General Store on Route 27, her wallet was stolen.  The wallet was valued at $200 and contained miscellaneous cards and $100 in gift cards. 

01/11/2017

A Pear Tree Lane resident reported that her vehicle was stolen.