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Franklin Township Weekly Police Blotter

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Weekly Police Blotter

08/02/2017-08/08/2017

08/02/2017

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 Arrest:  Jahwil T. Thomas, 23, of Somerset, NJ was arrested subsequent to a motor vehicle stop on a $650 outstanding warrant out of New Brunswick, NJ.  Thomas was transferred over to the New Brunswick Police Department 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.”

Arrest:  Mary M. Bey, 34, of Somerset, NJ was taken into custody from the New Jersey State Police and arrested on a $400 outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Bey was released on 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.”

Arrest:  Terrance P. Noble, 21, of Somerset, NJ was arrested subsequent to a field interview for Possession of Marijuana under 50 grams.  Noble 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.”

Arrest:  Cleon N. Jackson, 23, of Somerset, NJ was arrested subsequent to a field interview for Possession of Marijuana under 50 grams.  Jackson 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.”

Arrest:  Kevin J. Moore, 31, of North Brunswick, NJ was taken into custody at the Middlesex County Correctional Facility and arrested on a $250 outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Moore was transferred 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.”

Arrest:  Ronald C. Myers, 21, of North Brunswick, NJ was taken into custody at the Rutgers Police Department and arrested on a $250 outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Myers was transferred 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.”

08/03/2017

Arrest:  Teyana S. Langston-Moore, 25, Piscataway was arrested subsequent to a Township Ordinance violation on a $1215 outstanding warrant out of South Plainfield, NJ.  Langston-Moore was transferred over to the South Plainfield Police Department 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.”

Theft:  An Easton Avenue resident reported that during the early morning hours, an unknown suspect stole two (2) Mongoose Bicycles ($230) from the porch of a residence.

Burglary/Theft:  A Miller Farm Drive resident reported that during the early morning hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an unlocked vehicle and stole $1000 in US Currency. 

08/04/2017

Theft:  An Amwell Road resident reported that on July 29, 2017, an unknown suspect stole the Foot Orthotics ($250) from her shoes while she was praying at Temple on Amwell Road. 

Theft:  A Leupp Lane resident reported that during the afternoon hours, an unknown suspect stole a Motorola Moto Z Force Droid cellular telephone ($800) that the victim left at a picnic table.

Burglary/Theft:  An Oak Place resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized a vehicle and stole a leather wallet ($20) containing identification and debit/credit cards.

08/05/2017

Burglary/Criminal Mischief:  A Day Camp in Somerset, NJ reported that an unknown suspect entered a yellow school bus through a rear window and sprayed a fire extinguisher into the interior of the bus, causing $1000 in damage. 

Theft:  A Girard Avenue resident reported that during the afternoon hours, an unknown suspect stole a BMX bicycle ($200) from the front lawn of the residence.

08/06/2017

Criminal Mischief:  A Topaz Drive resident reported that between 08/04/2017 and 08/06/2017, an unknown suspect damaged the windshield ($1000) of a vehicle parked in front of the residence.

Arrest:  Sean F. Sampson, 26, of Somerset, NJ was arrested subsequent to an unrelated incident for $11,430 in outstanding warrants from multiple jurisdictions.  Sampson was released from custody on his own recognizance.  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.”

08/07/2017

Burglary/Theft:  An Easton Avenue resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an unlocked vehicle and stole a wallet ($20) containing $50 in US Currency, identification cards and debit/credit cards.

Arrest:  Devin J. Godfrey-Phipps, 41, of North Brunswick, NJ was arrested on $1250 in an outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Godfrey-Phipps was transferred 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.”

08/08/2017

Burglary/Theft:  A Kingsberry Drive resident reported that during the afternoon hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an occupied residence and stole jewelry ($19,313), clothing ($3000) and a Gucci purse ($1700).

Criminal Mischief: A Reeve Street resident reported that sometime between 08/01/2017 and 08/07/2017, an unknown suspect damaged and dented the hood ($250) of a vehicle.

Theft:  A Juniper Court resident reported that between 07/31/2017 and 08/08/2017, an unknown suspect stole a package from the front door of the residence containing an Apple iPhone ($1500).

Arrest:  Iman J. Wade, 23, of Atlantic City, NJ was taken into custody at the Atlantic County Jail and arrested on a $3000 outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Wade was transferred 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.”

Stolen Vehicle:  A Frank Street resident reported that during the afternoon/evening hours, an unknown suspect stole a 2002 Toyota Tacoma ($6000) out of the driveway.

Arrest: Jason S. Berkey, 45, of Trenton, NJ was taken into custody at the Middlesex County Correctional Facility and arrested on a $300 outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Berkey was transferred 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.”

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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