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Franklin Township Weekly Police Blotter

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Franklin Township Weekly Police Blotter - 02/22/2017-02/28/2017

Post Date: 03/01/2017 3:14 PM

02/22/2017

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Stolen Vehicle:  A Martin Street resident reported that during the early morning hours, an unknown suspect stole a 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer that was unlocked in the driveway with the ignition on.

Burglary/Criminal Mischief/Theft:  A Holland Drive resident reported that sometime midday; an unknown suspect forced entry into an apartment through a window and stole an Apple iPod ($200) and Jewelry ($200).

Burglary/Theft:  A Union Street resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an unlocked vehicle and stole an Apple iPhone 6 ($600).

02/23/2017

Burglary/Theft:  A Franklin Boulevard resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an unlocked vehicle and stole an HP Laptop Computer ($500) and two Cameras ($700).

Theft:  A Franklin Boulevard resident reported that during the afternoon hours, an unknown suspect stole her purse that was left behind in a business on Demott Lane.  The items stolen was a pink purse ($10) containing miscellaneous cards.

Theft:  An Alerica Lane resident reported that sometime between 02/13/2017 and 02/23/2017, an unknown suspect stole a package from the doorstep of a residence.  The package contained a sweater, book, and letter valued at $50.

Arrest:  Kyra Suabedissen, 34, of Piscataway, NJ was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia subsequent to a Motor Vehicle Stop.  Suabedissen was released on a Summons.  “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.”

02/24/2017

Fire: A Treetops Circle resident reported that during the afternoon hours, a mulch fire started near a residence and burned a small portion of the deck lattice and vinyl deck.  Fire was extinguished by the homeowner and the fire was non-suspicious.

02/25/2017

Burglary/Theft:  A Lincoln Avenue resident reported that during the early morning hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an unlocked vehicle and stole $160 in US Currency.

Arrest:  Joemah C. Irwin, 45, of Somerset, NJ was arrested for DWI/DUI and released subsequent to a motor vehicle crash.  “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.”

02/26/2017

Theft:  A Stone Leigh Way resident reported that sometime during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect stole the side mirrors ($500) to a 2015 Mazda. 

Burglary/Theft/Criminal Mischief:  A Hempstead Drive resident reported that sometime during the daytime hours, an unknown suspect smashed out the front passenger side window ($300) of a 2006 Nissan Murano and stole an Apple iPhone 6 ($650).

Burglary/Theft:  A Franklin Boulevard resident reported that sometime during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized a vehicle and stole MMA Equipment ($300) and a Roadside Jump Kit ($30). The victim may have left the vehicle unlocked.

Arrest:  Benjamin J. Linton, 29, of Irvington, NJ was arrested on $100.00 in outstanding warrants out of Franklin Township, NJ and transported 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.”

Shoplifter:  A business on Easton Avenue reported that during the afternoon hours, an unknown suspect concealed items and exited the store without paying.  It is unknown what items were shoplifted.

Criminal Mischief:  A Timberhill Road resident reported that on 02/26/2017, an unknown suspect threw eggs at a car in the driveway.  No damage reported to the vehicle. 

Burglary:  A Hughes Road resident reported that sometime during the evening hours, an unknown suspect entered an unlocked vehicle and rummaged through the contents.  Nothing was stolen.

02/27/2017

Criminal Mischief:  A Reler Lane resident reported that during the morning hours while parked at a Business on Route 27, an unknown suspect/object damaged the passenger door to her vehicle. 

Shoplifting:  A Business on Route 27 reported that during the afternoon hours, an unknown suspect shoplifted a Stereo Headphone ($5) and a Clock Radio ($11) and fled the store before being apprehended.

Criminal Mischief:  A Timberhill Road resident reported that sometime between 02/25/2017 and 02/26/2017, an unknown suspect threw eggs and damaged a 2016 Honda Accord by causing scratches ($300) to the vehicle.

Shoplifting/Arrest:  Charles Alvin Young, 47, of Somerset, NJ was arrested for shoplifting Flonase, Ensure, Reeces Peanut Butter Cups and 2 Packs of Twizzlers ($34.98).  Young was released on a Summons.  “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.”

A Domino Road resident reported that during the evening hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an unlocked vehicle, but nothing was taken.

02/28/2017

A New Brunswick, NJ resident reported that during the daytime hours, an unknown suspect stole a package from the porch of a residence on Brookline Avenue containing Nike sneakers ($77).

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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