Weekly Police Blotter

10/25/2017-10/31/2017

10/25/2017

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Arrest:  Tamir D. Murdock, 22, of Somerset, NJ was taken into custody at the New Brunswick Police Department and arrested on $250 in outstanding warrants from Franklin Township, NJ.  Murdock was lodged at the Somerset County Jail without incident.  “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:  A Park Street resident reported that during the overnight hours from 10/22/2017 to 10/23/2017, an unknown suspect stole the front license plate from a vehicle.

10/26/2017

Burglary/Theft:  A Monmouth Junction resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect entered a trailer on Girard Avenue through an unlocked window and stole construction tools and materials valued at approximately $5250.

Arrest:  Jessica S. Wong, 37, of Franklin Park, NJ was arrested subsequent to a motor vehicle stop on a $400 outstanding warrant out of Montgomery, NJ.  Wong posted her bail and was released.  “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 Lenape Drive resident reported that during the overnight hours from 10/24/2017 into 10/25/2017, an unknown suspect burglarized a vehicle and stole a Gucci Watch ($1700), a Bulgari Jacket ($595) and the Vehicle Registration.

10/27/2017

Arrest:  Julia Beckley, 50, of Long Branch, NJ was arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI)/Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and released to a responsible party.  “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/Criminal Mischief/Theft:  A Business on Easton Avenue reported that during the early morning hours, an unknown suspect smashed the front door ($2000) to the Business and stole a Bottle of Virtussin ($200).

Criminal Mischief:  A Buttonwood resident reported during the day, an unknown suspect damaged the screen ($100) to the front window.

Burglary/Criminal Mischief/Theft:  A Reler Lane resident reported that during the evening hours, an unknown suspect broke the passenger window ($75) to a vehicle and stole $25 in US Currency.

10/28/2017

Criminal Mischief:  A Regency Drive resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect reported that damaged the sun roof ($800) to a vehic

10/29/2017

Burglary/Criminal Mischief/Theft:  A Hamilton Street resident reported that during the early morning hours, an unknown suspect smashed the rear passenger window ($100) to a vehicle and stole a bag of clothes ($100).

Burglary/Theft:  A Drake Road resident reported that an unknown suspect entered an unlocked vehicle and stole $100 in US Currency from her purse.

Attempted Burglary:  An Abbott Road resident reported that sometime between 10/24/2017 and 10/29/2017, an unknown suspect attempted to burglarize a home.

Burglary/Theft:  A Lebed Drive resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an unlocked vehicle and stole a HP Laptop ($400).

Burglary/Theft:  A Hunt Road resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized a vehicle and the stolen items (Leatherman Surge, SOG Switch Pliers, Coghlans Sierra Saw, Men’s Wallet and Identification Cards) were found down the street from the residence.

Burglary/Theft:  A JFK Boulevard resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an unlocked vehicle and stole a Leather Wallet, $100 in US Currency, Identification Cards and a pair of Wayfair Ray Ban Sunglasses ($150).

Burglary/Criminal Mischief/Theft:  A Concord Drive resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect damaged the passenger front door of the vehicle and stole a Samsung Tablet ($1000).

10/30/2017

Criminal Mischief:  A JFK Boulevard resident reported that during the early morning hours, an unknown suspect threw a brick through the front driver’s side door of a vehicle.

Burglary/Criminal Mischief:  A Delar Park resident reported that during the afternoon hours, an unknown suspect forced entry into the front door of a residence and damaged a television ($100)

Theft:  A Business on Hamilton Street reported that an unknown suspect received $37 in gasoline and fled the scene without paying.

10/31/2017

Arrest:  Gerard A. Derogatis, 45, of Perth Amboy, NJ was taken into custody at the Elizabeth Police Department and arrested on $2500 in an outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Derogatis 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.”

Criminal Mischief:  A New Brunswick, NJ resident reported that during the evening hours, an unknown suspect scratched her vehicle while it was parked at a Business on Route 27.

Stolen Vehicle:  A Townsend Court resident reported that during the afternoon/evening hours, the resident lost her cars keys in the parking lot and an unknown suspect stole the resident’s vehicle.