BEDMINSTER NJ - This is the Bedminster Police Blotter for the week of January 4 to January 10.

Criminal Mischief
January 5th
At 1206hrs, Bedminster Police responded to 27 Ray Court for a report of criminal mischief to a vehicle. Upon arrival the officer spoke to the complainant who advised that some time overnight someone smashed the plastic center wheel cap on the left rear tire of her vehicle. The complainant also advised on 12-30-2015 someone flatten two of her tires on the same vehicle. One tire had air let out of it and the other had a screw driven into it. The complainant does not believe to have issues with anyone and does not know who could have done the damage.

Open Container
January 9th
At approximately 0012hrs while on patrol of Rte 206 at the intersection of Lamington Road, Bedminster Police observed a dark colored vehicle traveling northbound with its rear registration light out. The officer conducted a motor vehicle stop at Rte 206 North and Holland Road. Subsequent to the investigation, Catherine Farley, age 19 of Flanders, NJ was issued a MV summons for 39:4-51b (open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle) and the driver, John Fasitta, age 19 of Wycoff, NJ was issued a summons for 39:3-33 (unclear plates).

EDITOR'S 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.