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).