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Franklin Township Weekly Police Blotter

Post Date: 05/31/2017 5:00 PM

Weekly Police Blotter: 05/24/2017-05/30/2017

05/24/2017

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Arrest:  Eugene T. Hamilton, 44, of Somerset, NJ was arrested subsequent to a motor vehicle stop on a $7577.00 outstanding warrant out of New Brunswick, NJ.  Hamilton was lodged at the Middlesex County Correctional Facility 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.”

05/25/2017

Theft:  A Montrose Road resident reported that sometime between 05/23/2017 and 05/25/2017, an unknown suspect stole a bicycle ($250) from a locked backyard.

05/26/2017

Arrest:  Keith D. Skibinski, 56, of Alpha, NJ was taken into custody at the Blairstown Police Department and arrested on a $3000 outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Skibinski 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.”

Burglary/Theft:  A Matlook Place resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an unlocked vehicle and stole a Coach Wallet ($80), Northface Backpack ($200) and Identification/Credit/Debit Cards.

Theft/Criminal Mischief:  A Pickering Place resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect damaged the driver’s side undercarriage and stole the rims ($2000) and tires ($1200) of a parked vehicle. 

Burglary/Theft:  A Lyndhurst Drive resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized a vehicle and stole a Camera ($800), Camera Lens ($400), Visual Recording Glasses ($130), 15 Memory Cards ($1935), Spare Batteries ($138), Camera Flash ($129), Drone Charger ($70) and a Samsung Galaxy S5 ($500).

Burglary/Theft:  A Ari Drive resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an unlocked vehicle and stole Mucinex ($30) and an expired Driver’s License.

Burglary/Theft:  A Village Drive resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an unlocked vehicle and stole a HP Laptop Computer ($600).

Burglary/Theft:  A Peak Place resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an unlocked vehicle and stole a Magellen GPS ($100).

Stolen Vehicle:  A Girard Avenue resident reported that during the morning hours, an unknown suspect stole a 2004 Acura RSX ($8000).

Burglary/Theft:  A Village Drive resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an unlocked vehicle and stole a Wallet ($50), $100 in US Currency and Identification/Credit Cards.

Attempted Burglary:  A Coburn Lane resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect entered an unlocked vehicle and rummaged through items, but nothing was taken.

05/27/2017

Arrest:  Quyteasa R. Pryor, 42, of Somerset, NJ was taken into custody and arrested at the Ocean County Jail on a $300 outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Pryor was lodges 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.”

Criminal Mischief:  A Lakehurst, N resident reported that during the morning hours while driving past South Middlebush Road/Hilltop Lane, an unknown suspect threw an unknown object at a vehicle, causing the side window of the vehicle to shatter ($300).

Criminal Mischief:  A Pickering Place resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect caused damage to a vehicle by removing the driver’s side molding of a vehicle ($422).

Burglary/Theft:  A Commons Way resident reported that between 05/25/2017 and 05/27/2017, an unknown suspect burglarized a vehicle and stole an Apple iPhone 6s ($500).

05/28/2017

Criminal Mischief:  A Ruppert Drive resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect knocked over a mailbox topper ($500). 

Stolen Vehicle:  A Hillcrest Avenue resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect stole a 2003 Dodge Intrepid ($6000).

Shoplifting:  A Business on Route 27 reported that midday; two (2) unknown suspects entered the business and stole 24 Cases of Red Bull Energy Drink ($247) and 30 Monster Energy Drinks ($59).  The suspects fled the scene before being apprehended.

Shoplifter:  A Business on Rout 27 reported that during the afternoon hours, two (2) unknown suspects entered the business and stole 2 Flex Coffee Makers ($200), 2 Cases of Red Bull ($76), 1 K-Cup Coffee ($88) and 1 Café K-Cup ($8).  The suspects fled the scene before being apprehended.

Burglary/Theft:  A Berger Street resident reported that during the afternoon hours, an unknown suspect entered an unlocked vehicle and stole a Carhartt Wallet ($20) containing Credit/Debit Cards.

Arrest:  Angel M. Lopez, 32, of Edison, NJ was arrested subsequent to a motor vehicle stop for DUI/DWI.  Lopez was released from custody.  “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.”

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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