Post Date: 03/22/2017 12:13 PM

Franklin Township Weekly Police Blotter 03/15/2017 - 03/22/2017

03/15/2017

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Arrest:  Abdul S. Hunter, 27, of Cartaret, NJ was taken into custody from the Cartaret Police Department after being arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Hunter 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.”

03/16/2017

Burglary/Theft:  An Exeter Court resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect entered an unlocked residence and stole a house key.

Arrest:  Michael A. Nickerson, 48, of New Brunswick, NJ was taken into custody at the Middlesex County Adult Correctional Facility on a $326 outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Nickerson 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.”

03/17/2017

Criminal Mischief:  A Realtor reported that an unknown suspect damaged the front door to a foreclosed residence on Hillview Lane. 

Theft:  A Barron Circle resident reported that during the afternoon hours, an unknown suspect stole the resident’s wallet while the resident was at the gym.  The wallet contained several cards and three (3) bronze coins on a red string ($20).

Arrest:  Richard Adjei, 19, of Somerset, NJ was arrested subsequent to a motor vehicle stop on a $200 outstanding warrant out of Branchburg, NJ.  Adjei posted bail and was released.  “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:  Jennifer Perillo, 24, of Staten Island, NY was arrested subsequent to a motor vehicle stop on an $800 outstanding warrant out of Edison, NJ.  Perillo was posted bail and was released.  “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:  Stanley D. Dukes, 47, of Somerset, NJ was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Somerset County, NJ.  Dukes was lodged at the Somerset County Jail.  “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.”

03/18/2017

Theft:  A JFK Boulevard resident reported that sometime on 03/06/2017, an unknown suspect stole a package from the resident’s front porch containing a drone ($1300).

Burglary/Theft:  A Flemington, NJ resident reported that sometime during the early morning hours and the early afternoon hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an unlocked vehicle and stole a wallet ($20) containing several credit cards and identification cards.

Theft:  A Business on Easton Avenue reported that during the evening hours, an unknown suspect stole a bottle of liquor ($25).  The suspect fled the scene.

03/19/2017

Criminal Mischief:  An Easton Avenue resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect scratched a vehicle along its entire side to the rear bumper.  Damage was estimated at $400.

Arrest:  Devin J. Godfrey-Phipps, 40, of North Brunswick, NJ was arrested on a $1000 outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Godfrey-Phipps 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.”

03/20/2017

Criminal Mischief:  A Business on Somerset Street reported that during the evening hours, an unknown suspect kicked the front door of the business, causing the glass to break ($200).

03/21/2017

Theft:  A Franklin Boulevard resident reported that an unknown suspect stole a package from the front steps of the residence containing a Kohls Down Coat ($80).

Burglary/Theft:  A 15th Street resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect burglarized an unlocked vehicle and stole medications, identification cards and a North Face Jacket ($100).

Arrest:  Tyesha C. Bates, 25, of New Brunswick, NJ was arrested subsequent to a motor vehicle stop for outstanding warrants and possession of CDS under 50 grams.  Bates was lodged in 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:  Destiny N. Robinson, 29, of New Brunswick, NJ was taken into custody at the Rutgers Police Department on an outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Robinson was lodged in 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:  Jordan K. Ali, 21, of Somerville, NJ was taken into custody at the Newark Police Department on a $3000 outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Ali was lodges at 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:  Abdul A. Kamara, 27, of Somerset, NJ was taken into custody at the New Brunswick Police Department on a $219 outstanding warrant out of Franklin Township, NJ.  Kamara was lodged at 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.”