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Franklin Township Weekly Police Blotter

Weekly Police Blotter
10/04/2017 - 10/10/2017

10/04/2017

Burglary/Theft: An Oswestry Way resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized and unlocked vehicle in a driveway and stole $200 in US Currency.

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Theft: An Amethyst Way resident reported that during the daytime hours, an unknown suspect stole a package containing Almond Butter ($20) from the resident’s porch.

10/05/2017

Attempted Burglary: A Freemont Court resident reported that during the overnight hours on 10/03/2017, an unknown suspect rummaged through a vehicle, but nothing was taken.

10/06/2017

Arrest: Rishon D. Miller, 21, of Somerset, NJ was arrested for Hindering Apprehension, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and two outstanding warrants totaling $8467.43. Miller 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.”

Arrest: Jarylyn Rodriguez, 19 of North Brunswick, NJ was arrested for Possession of Marijuana/Hash under 50 grams and a $489 outstanding warrant out of North Brunswick, NJ. Arrest: Rishon D. Miller, 21, of Somerset, NJ was arrested for Hindering Apprehension, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and two outstanding warrants totaling $8467.43. Miller 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.”

10/07/2017

Shoplifting: A Business on Route 27 reported that during the afternoon hours, an unknown suspect attempted to shoplift 11 Boxes of Claritin 24hr ($239), 1 Box of Claritin 10mg ($37) and 1 Box of Claritin 45mg ($29). The suspect was confronted and fled the scene after dropping the stolen items.

Theft/Criminal Mischief: A Harrison Street resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect stole nine (9) solar lights ($700) and broke a glass storm door ($250).

10/09/2017

Criminal Mischief: A Hempstead Drive resident reported that between 09/15/2017 and 10/09/2017, an unknown suspect broke a first floor bedroom window ($160).

Burglary/Theft: A Boxgrove Place resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an unlocked vehicle in front of a residence and stole $5 in loose change.

10/10/2017

Attempted Burglary: An Easton Avenue resident reported that sometime between 10/03/2017 and 10/10/2017, an unknown suspect attempted to open a metal door to the residence. Entry was not gained.

Theft: A Business on Hamilton Street reported that during the evening hours, an unknown suspect received $30 in premium fuel and left the business without paying.

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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