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Franklin Township Weekly Police Blotter

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Post Date: 04/05/2017 6:00 PM

Franklin Township Weekly Police Blotter - 03/29/2017-04/04/2017

03/30/2017

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Stolen Vehicle:  A Clover Hills Drive resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect stole a locked 2011 Jaguar XF from the driveway of the residence.

Shoplifting:  A Business on Route 27 reported that sometime in the evening hours, two unknown suspects shoplifted $49 in diapers and meat and fled.

03/31/2017

Criminal Mischief:  A Coventry Lane resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect broke the driver’s side window ($150) of a 2016 Nissan Versa.

Criminal Mischief:  A Rue Chagall resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect threw a rock at the front door/window of the residence, causing the window ($200) to crack. 

04/01/2017

Burglary/Theft:  An Appleman Road resident reported that during the afternoon hours, the resident left the trunk from a 2016 Chevrolet Tahoe open and unattended.  During that time, an unknown suspect stole an Oakley Backpack ($250) containing an Apple iPad Air 2 ($400), Apple iPad Pro 12.9” ($900), Bose Headphones ($350), Cannon EOS7D Camera w/Accessories ($3600), First Aid Kit ($50), Oakley Sunglasses ($300), Oakley Jacket ($200), Under Armour Jacket ($150) and Medications ($629).

04/02/2017

Criminal Mischief:  A Barker Road resident reported that in the early morning hours, an unknown suspect threw a brick at the rear driver’s side door of a 2008 Suzuki Forenza, causing dents to the door.

Burglary/Theft/Criminal Mischief:  An East Brunswick, NJ resident reported that while their vehicle was parked on Hamilton Street, an unknown suspect broke the passenger side window of a 2014 Toyota FR-S and stole $2 in loose change from the center console. 

Burglary/Theft:  A Hamilton Street home was burglarized through a garage door by an unknown suspect between 03/31/2017 and 04/02/2017 and stole the copper pipe throughout the house. 

Arrest:  Michael A. Nickerson, 48, of New Brunswick, NJ was taken into custody at the New Brunswick Police Department and arrested on a $500 outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Nickerson was lodged at 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.”

04/04/2017

Burglary/Theft:  A Business on Easton Avenue reported that an unknown suspect gained entry to a business through the roof and stole Banquet Chairs ($1575) and Banquet Tables ($350).

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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