Police Blotter

Bedminster Police Blotter


BEDMINSTER NJ - This is the Bedminster Police Blotter for July 10 through 16, 2017.

Possessing False Documents Arrest
July 10th
At 1422hrs, Bedminster Police responded to Affinity (1520 Route 206) for a report of a fraud. The officer spoke with an employee who advised that at approximately 1245hrs and unidentified black male attempted to open an account at the Cedar Knolls Affinity branch using a fraudulent NJ driver’s license. The Affinity corporate office was notified and notified all branches. A male subject contacted the Bedminster branch requesting an appointment to open an account utilizing the same name displayed on the fraudulent driver’s license. At 1529hrs, the Bedminster branch called to advise the male was currently in the bank. Subsequent to the investigation, Trent Marshall, age 28 of Bronx, NY was arrested for 2C:21-2.1c, 3rd degree (possessing false documents). The victim of the identity theft was also notified of the incident.

Warrant Arrest
July 10th
At 2333hrs, Bedminster Police initiated a motor vehicle stop on a white Nissan on Route 287sb at mile marker 21.8 after observing the vehicle make a left turn from the River Road jug handle while the traffic signal was red. Subsequent to the investigation, Jonathan Marvine, age 23 of Parlin was arrested for a criminal warrant out of Asbury Park for $750.00. Marvine was unable to post bail and was turned over to Asbury Park Police. Marvine was also issued motor vehicle summonses for 39:4-81 (failure to observe traffic control device) and 39:3-40 (driving while suspended).

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July 13th
At 1357hrs, Bedminster Police responded to the cell tower located on Cowperthwaite Road near Elizabeth Lane in regards to a theft. The field operations technician for T-Mobile advised the officer that on July 10th at 0700hrs T-Mobile received an alarm that there was an issued with one of the electrical cabinets located at this site. Upon arrival the employee stated that he found four deep cycle batteries were missing, worth approximately $1,200.00.

Criminal Mischief
July 15th
At 1344hrs, Bedminster Police responded to Larger Cross Road for a report of damage to the corn field. The officer spoke with a farm employee on site who advised approximately one and a half acres of corn was damaged with the word “RESIST” cut into the field. The employee estimated the crop value to be about $1,000.00. The owner of the crops rent the land. The damage was found to be caused by the sister of the owner of the land. The owner agreed to reimburse for the damages.

Drug Arrest
July 15th
At 2305hrs, Bedminster Police were dispatched to the area of Hills Drive for a report of a possible DUI driver. The vehicle registration was provided and it was described as a VW Jetta driving erratically coming from Bridgewater. The officers located the vehicle on Wentworth road with a male in the driver’s seat. Subsequent to the investigation, Mitchell Kramer, age 20 of Stone Run Road in Bedminster was arrested for 2C:35-10A(1) (possession of a schedule 1 CDS (heroin)), 2C:36-6A (possession of a syringe) and 2C:36-2 (possession of drug paraphernalia). Kramer was also issued motor vehicle summonses for 39:4-97 (careless driving) and 39:4-49.1 (possession of CDS in a motor vehicle).

Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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