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).