Post Date: 03/15/2017 11:19 AM

Franklin Township Weekly Police Blotter 03/08/2017 - 03/14/2017

03/08/2017

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Burglary/Criminal Mischief:  A resident on Henry Street reported that during the morning hours, an unknown suspect kicked in a basement window ($100) and ransacked a residence.  Nothing was taken from the residence.

03/09/2017

Shoplifting/Arrest:  Jason S. Berkey, 45, of Trenton, NJ was arrested during the afternoon hours at a Business on Easton Avenue for shoplifting $227 in assorted groceries.  Berkey was 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.”

Criminal Mischief:  A Unami Court resident reported that sometime between 03/05/2017 and 03/09/2017, an unknown suspect broke a window ($200) with a rock. 

Arrest:  Donna M. Randazza, 51, of Somerset. NJ was arrested subsequent to a motor vehicle stop on $400 in outstanding warrants out of Franklin Township, NJ and Possession of CDS.  “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.”

03/11/2017

Arrest:  Michael T. Proctor, 47, of New Brunswick, NJ was arrested subsequent to a motor vehicle stop for outstanding warrants out of East Brunswick, NJ and Piscataway, NJ.  Proctor was lodged 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/Arrest:  Devin J. Godfrey-Phipps, 40, of North Brunswick was arrested during the late night hours for Criminal Mischief.  Godfrey-Phipps kicked the front door of a residence on Kingsberry Drive causing damage.  Godfrey-Phipps was released on his own recognizance.  “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.”

03/13/2017

Theft:  A Realtor reported that sometime during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect stole a Realtor sign from a residence on Coppermine Road.

Criminal Mischief:  A Kingsberry Drive resident reported that during the afternoon hours, an unknown suspect shot a 2016 Mercedes Benz E40 with a suspected pellet gun, causing damage to the vehicle and front door window ($5000).

Arrest:  Ashauda U. Hart-Williams, 26, of South Brunswick, NJ was arrested on $400 in an outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Hart-Williams was 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.”

03/14/2017

Arrest:  Asia M. Robinson, 29, of Somerset, NJ was arrested and taken into custody from the Middlesex County Adult Correctional Facility on $500 in an outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Robinson was 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.”

Arrest:  Franklin J. Ballinas, 21, of New Brunswick, NJ was arrested and taken into custody from the East Brunswick Police Department on $883 in an outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Ballinas was 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.”

Arrest:  Iman J. Wade, 24, of Hamilton, NJ was arrested at the Middlesex County Adult Correctional Facility on $2500 in an outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Wade was 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.”