HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township police made seven arrests Monday of those in vilolation of the mandatory overnight curfew that was put in place. None were local residents, with several said to have traveled from Pennsylvania, officials announced.
The Township-wide curfew was in effect from 7:00 pm on Monday until 6:00 am on Tuesday. During those hours, all Hamilton businesses were required to close and residents were expected to stay home.
At approximately, 12:45 am on Tuesday morning, Hamilton Police were investigating two suspicious vehicles that were occupied and stopped at the Delta Gas Station on Chambers Street. Six individuals, including five juveniles, were arrested for possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and violating the mandatory emergency curfew.
Hamilton police released the name and photo of only one arrested individual; Jamielyn A. Williams, 18, of Langhorne, PA, identified as a black female. Others arrested were identified as a white male, 17, of Levittown, PA; a white male, 16, of Bristol, PA; a black female, 17, of Bristol, PA; a black male juvenile (no age reported) from Langorne, PA; and a hispanic male (no age given) of Trenton, NJ.
Hamilton Police also responded to a call at 10:20pm Monday night of an attempted burglary at the Oasis Deli located at 1641 South Olden Avenue. At the site, officers encountered Armando Recinos-Velasquez, 18, Trenton, who attempted to flee on foot before being arrested and taken into custody without further incident.
Recinos-Velasquez was charged with obstructing the administration of law and violation of the emergency curfew restrictions.
There were no signs of entry or attempted entry at the Oasis Deli or other surrounding businesses.
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