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Franklin Township Weekly Police Blotter

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Franklin Township Weekly Police Blotter 02/15/2017-02/21/2017

Post Date: 02/23/2017 3:51 PM

02/15/2017

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Attempted Burglary: A Holland Drive resident reported that during the midday hours on 02/14/2017, an unknown suspect attempted to gain forceful entry to a residence, however, the resident was home and the suspect fled when he was verbally confronted by the resident.

02/16/2017

Burglary/Theft: A Business on Route 27 reported that sometime during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect smashed the front door to the business and stole $600 in US Currency from the cash register.

Shoplifting: A Business on Route 27 reported that during the afternoon hours, a suspect shoplifted and stole a Keurig Coffee Machine ($69). The suspect left without being apprehended.

02/17/2017

Burglary/Criminal Mischief: A Leupp Lane resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect damaged the front door to a residence ($25). Items throughout the house were moved, but nothing was taken.

Burglary/Criminal Mischief/Theft: A Business on Hamilton Street reported that during the early morning hours, an unknown suspect smashed the front door to the business. The suspect stole $55 in US Currency from the cash register and several bags of candy and miscellaneous items values at less than $2 each.

Stolen Vehicle: A Bayberry Drive resident reported that during the morning hours, an unknown suspect stole a 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer that was parked in front of a residence.

Stolen Vehicle: A New Brunswick, NJ resident reported that sometime between 02/13/2017 and 02/17/2017, two unknown suspects stole a 1998 Mercedes Benz during a test drive of the vehicle.

02/18/2017

Criminal Mischief: A Dudley Lane resident reported that sometime during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect damaged a 2004 Toyota Scion by keying the vehicle. The unknown suspect also entered the unlocked vehicle and stole a zipper pouch containing prescription medications.

02/19/2017

Burglary/Theft: A Fir Court resident reported that sometime during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an unlocked vehicle and stole $15 in loose change from the center console.

Burglary/Theft: A Fir Court resident reported that sometime during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an unlocked vehicle and stole a Samsung Note 4 Smart Phone ($150).

02/20/2017

Burglary/Theft: A Business on Somerset Street reported that during the early morning hours, an unknown suspect smashed out the front door ($250) to the business and stole a HP Laptop ($100) and an Acer Laptop ($100).

Attempted Burglary: A South Middlebush Road resident reported that on 02/16/2017 at approximately noon, an unknown suspect opened a kitchen window in an attempt to burglarize the residence but set off the alarm system. Entry was not made and nothing was stolen.

Criminal Mischief: A Dudley Lane resident reported that during the afternoon hours, an unknown suspect vandalized a 2004 Toyota Scion by putting scratch markings all throughout the vehicle. Damage was estimated at $200.

Burglary/Criminal Mischief/Theft: An Indiana resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect removed the ignition on a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 and moved the vehicle to another parking spot. A tool bag containing welding tools and a welding hood ($1000) was stolen from the rear of the vehicle.

02/21/2017

Theft: A Massachusetts resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect stole the rims ($12,000) and tires ($1400) from a 2017 Porsche Macan, which was parked at a Business on Davidson Avenue.

Burglary/Criminal Mischief/Theft: A Maryland resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized and stole the rims ($4000) and tires ($800) from a 2015 Infiniti Q40, which was parked at a Business on Davidson Avenue. The vehicle door lock ($700) was damaged during the burglary.

Shoplifting: A Business on Route 27 reported that during the afternoon hours, an unknown suspect attempted to shoplift a cart full of groceries ($743). The suspect fled the scene leaving the groceries behind.

Criminal Mischief: A Reler Lane resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect threw a water bottle through and broke a kitchen window ($150).

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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