NO SEATBELT = CRACK AND HEROIN

@ approximately 1:09 PM – Police arrested Carl W. Frankenfield, age 60 of Levittown, PA and charged him with narcotics offenses following a motor vehicle stop on Rt. 202/31. Frankenfield was initially stopped for failure to wear seatbelt and having a brake light out on the vehicle that he was…

POT DEALER FROM RHODE ISLAND GRABBED IN RARITAN TWP

@ approximately 11:04 PM – Police arrested Albert W. Steinhauer, age 24 of Portsmith, RI and charged him with narcotics offenses following a motor vehicle stop on Rt. 202/31. Steinhauer was initially stopped for multiple view obstructions. He was charged criminally with possession of over 50 grams of marijuana, possession…

HASH AND POT IN THE VEHICLE

@ approximately 11:42 PM – Police arrested Theodore N. Thompson, age 22 and Grace L. Hill, age 21, both of Media, PA and charged each with narcotics offenses following a motor vehicle stop on Rt. 202. Thompson was initially stopped for an obstructed rear license plate and a view obstruction….

NOT WEARING SEATBELTS SINKS HIGH BRIDGE DUO WITH HEROIN

@ approximately 11:54 AM – Police arrested Brian R. Walther, age 40 and William J. Crosson, age 38, both of High Bridge, NJ and charged each with narcotics offenses following a motor vehicle stop on Rt. 202/31. Walther was initially stopped for improper passing and because the front seat passenger…

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LIGHT OUT POT AND OPEN CONTAINER

@ approximately 4:38 AM – Police arrested Gladys Yolanda Alvarez, age 26 of Monroe, NC and charged her with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a motor vehicle stop on Rt. 202/31. Alvarez was a passenger in a vehicle that was initially…

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WANTED MAN HUNTED DOWN IN TEWKSBURY

On 9-19-2017 officers arrived at the residence of John Henry Grant on Oldwick Road to serve two ATS Warrants totaling $5750.00.  During the arrest, Mr. Grant allegedly had marijuana on him.  He was subsequently charged for the marijuana.  After processing, Mr. Grant was transported to the Somerset County Jail where…

RECKLESS DUI AT 2 a.m.

@ approximately 2:05 AM – Police arrested Francis D. McCrystal, age 53 of Flemington, NJ and charged him with driving under the influence of alcohol following a motor vehicle stop on Rt. 31. McCrystal was initially stopped for failure to maintain lane control and failure to observe traffic signal. He…

SUSPENDED DRIVER WITH HEROIN

@ approximately 10:53 PM – Police arrested Jesse L. Anson, age 37 of Richville, NY and charged him with narcotics offenses following a motor vehicle stop on Rt. 202.31. Anson was initially stopped after a Random License Plate Inquiry revealed a suspended registration on the vehicle that he was driving….

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Apparently smoked enough to delay traffic

@ approximately 1:44 AM – Police arrested William R. Smith, Jr., age 43 of Bushkill, PA and charged him with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a motor vehicle stop on rt. 202/31. Smith was initially stopped for obstructed view and delaying…

BAD LANE CHANGE – pot

@ approximately 12:13 AM – Police arrested Hennessy A. Franklin, age 35 of Durham, NC and charged her with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a motor vehicle stop on Rt. 202/31. Franklin was initially stopped for failure to signal lane change…

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LIGHT OUT POT WANTED

@ approximately 8:13 AM – Police arrested Khalif French, age 24 of Trenton, NJ and charged him with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a motor vehicle stop on Rt. 202/31. French was a passenger in a vehicle which was initially stopped…

OBSTRUCTED VIEW – POT

@ approximately 12:03 AM – Police arrested William G. Clark, Jr., age 29 of Scranton, PA and charged him with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a motor vehicle stop on Rt. 202/31. Clark was initially stopped for failure to keep right…

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SHOPLIFTER WITH A SWEET TOOTH

@ approximately 5:18 PM – Police arrested Karla M. Reiss, age 64 of Raritan Township and charged her with shoplifting from Shop-Rite on Rt. 202/31. Police were called to the store by a loss prevention employee who observed Reiss conceal several items in her bag and attempt to leave the…

MAN HOPPED UP ON HEROIN HITS POLICE CAR

@ approximately 1:52 AM – Police arrested Eric V. Lezott, age 30 of North Haledon, NJ and charged him with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (heroin) and possession of hypodermic syringes following a motor vehicle crash on Rt. 202 at the intersection with Voorhees Corner. A police supervisor was…

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TWO EAST ORANGE MEN ARRESTED FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT IN FRENCHTOWN

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, Chief of Detectives John J. Kuczynski and Frenchtown Borough Police Chief Al Kurylka announced that a joint investigation by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit and the Frenchtown Borough Police Department has led to the arrest of two individuals on sexual assault charges. On September…

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MOTORCYCLE ON FIELD AT CENTRAL FOOTBALL GAME

The Raritan Township Police Department conducted a trespassing and disorderly conduct investigation after during the home varsity football game at Hunterdon Central Regional High School on Friday, September 8. A motocross style motorcycle was driven onto the field. The rider entered a gate at the northeast end of the field…

HEROIN BUST LEADS TO PERSON WANTED FOR MULTIPLE

@ approximately 12:49 AM – Police arrested Alexis K. Martone, age 27 of Phillipsburg, NJ and charged her with narcotics offenses following a motor vehicle stop on Raritan Avenue. Martone was initially stopped for a view obstruction, failure to maintain lane control and failure to keep right on Rt. 202/31….

Heroin, cocaine and Buprenorphine creates crash in Raritan Twp

@ approximately 9:07 PM – Police arrested Raven L. Augustus, age 27 of Cameron, NC and charged her with narcotics offenses following a motor vehicle crash on Rt. 202/31. Police were called to the scene of a motor vehicle crash on Rt. 202/31 in front of Flemington Chevrolet. Police learned…

NEW READINGTON POLICE CHIEF SWORN IN – Chief Joseph Greco

  Chief Joe Greco began his Law Enforcement career in 1998 with the Hunterdon County Sheriffs Department where he was assigned to the Narcotics Task Force.  In 1999 he was hired by Readington Township Police Department and assigned to the patrol division where he held the rank of Corporal and…

WOMAN BILKS WAL MART OUT OF 75K Plus in fake hours

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, announced the indictment of Nicola Stasak, age 35, of Phillipsburg, NJ. On August 31, 2017, Ms. Stasak was indicted by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury for one count of 2nd degree Theft by Deception and one count of 3rd degree Forgery. Ms. Stasak was…

THE PASSING OF RETIRED CALIFON POLICE CHIEF KENNETH BURD

It is with deep regret and sadness that Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, Chief of Detectives John J. Kuczynski and the Hunterdon County Police Chiefs Association, President Chief Allan Kurylka announce the passing of retired Califon Chief of Police Kenneth R. Burd.   In a joint statement Prosecutor Kearns and…

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WOMAN TRIES PRESCRIPTION PHONE SCAM

August 22, 2017 @ approximately 8:54 PM – Police arrested Brienne L. Fitzsimmons, age 31 of Califon, NJ and charged her with attempting to obtain a prescription legend drug by forgery or deception from Shop-Rite Pharmacy on Rt. 202/31. At approximately 1:17 PM police were called to the pharmacy and…

RECKLESS DUI

@ approximately 11:12 PM – Police arrested Giovanna Mannino, age 50 of Raritan Township and charged her with driving under the influence of alcohol following a motor vehicle stop on Old York Road. Mannino was initially stopped for failure to maintain lane control. She was issued an additional motor vehicle…

SMOKING MARAHOCHIE ON THE TRAIN TRACKS

@ approximately 7:35 PM – Police arrested Brad T. Weber, age 20 of Flemington, NJ and charged him with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana following contact with him off River Road. Police were initially checking the railroad tracks off River Road for trespassers after observing several vehicles…

IT’S A GOOD THING THE POT DIDN”T LIGHT THE FIREWORKS UP

  @ approximately 3:01 AM – Police arrested Christian E. ChaneyMartial, age 25 of Willingboro, NJ and Leslie M. Taylor, age 27 of Moorestown, NJ following a motor vehicle stop on Rt.31. Chaney-Martial and Taylor were passengers in a vehicle that was stopped for failure to keep right, obstructed view…

WEED KNOCKS PASSENGER ON HIS KEISTER

@ approximately 11:27 PM – Police arrested Denzel A. Ingram, age 23 of North Brunswick, NJ and charged him with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana following contact with him in the parking lot of Walmart on Rt. 31. Police initially stopped to check on a vehicle after…

Smoking weed behind the quick check

WEST AMWELL at approximately 1714 hours Corporal Jonathan Sellner observed a suspicious vehicle parked behind the Quick Chek store on Rt 31. Corporal Sellner Approached the vehicle to speak with the occupants when he detected the odor of marijuana.  After an investigation Hamza Hashim (18 year old male from Edison NJ)…

MARIJUANA IN THE SCHOOL ZONE

WEST AMWELL at approximately 2139 hours Patrolman Kelly stopped a vehicle on Rt 179 in the area of the Elementary School for a traffic violation. As Patrolman Kelly spoke with the driver, Paul Spina (37 year old male from Staten Island NY), he detected an odor of marijuana coming from…

Driving with weed

WEST AMWELL at approximately 2253 hours Corporal Jonathan Sellner stopped a vehicle on Rt 31 in the are a of Rt 518 for a traffic violation. As Corporal Sellner spoke with the driver, Ryan Wyckoff ( 19 year old male from Hopewell NJ ), he detected the odor of marijuana…

THREE MEN INDICTED FOR BUGLARY AND THEFT AT YMCA CAMP BERNIE

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, announced the indictment of Shawn S. Lance, age 27, of Washington, NJ, Richard J. Mack, age 24, of Hackettstown, NJ, and Charles W. Pickett, age 26, of Washington, NJ. On August 24, 2017, the men were indicted by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury…

IN CL TWP Several Vehicles Burglarized: Sometime between 2:00Am and 9:30Am August 27, 2017:

Four vehicles were burglarized in Clinton Township early Sunday morning August 27, 2017.   One vehicle burglary occurred on Westminster Drive and three more occurred on nearby Summit Court in Oak Knoll Village.   Various items were stolen from the unlocked vehicles.   The Clinton Township Police Department encourages its…

STOPPED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE INTERSECTION?? dui

August 21, 2017 @ approximately 10:27 PM – Police arrested Gary M. Dinmore, age 53 of Upper Black Eddy, PA and charged him with driving under the influence of alcohol following a motor vehicle stop on Lavada Lane. While on patrol, Sgt. Robert Landolina observed a vehicle stopped in the…

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Passout behind Quick Check – DUI

at approximately 2349 hours Patrolman Matthew Kelly responded to the Quick Chek store on Rt 31 for a report of a suspicious person in a vehicle. Upon arrival Patrolman Kelly found Justin Byrne (36 year old male from Hopewell NJ) sleeping in the vehicle.  After an investigation Mr. Byrne was…

93 yr old woman found in car in Raritan Twp severely dehydrated

@ approximately 3:32 PM – Police arrested Shoghik Karapetyan, age 59 of Brooklyn, NY and charged her with neglect of elderly or disabled persons. P.O. Scott Phibbs was patrolling the parking lot of the Flemington Marketplace when he was flagged down by a female. The female requested assistance with a…

FLEMINGTON MAN ARRESTED FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT 29 yr old with a girl under 13

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, Flemington Borough Police Chief Jerry Rotella, and Raritan Township Police Chief Glenn Tabasko announced that a joint investigation by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit, Flemington Borough Police Department, and Raritan Township Police Department has led to the arrest of one…

HUNTERDON COUNTY PROSECUTOR WARNS OF “VIRTUAL KIDNAPPING” TELEPHONE SCAM HAPPENED TWICE NOW IN HUNTERDON

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, is alerting the public to a nationwide telephone scam that is increasing in popularity. The phenomena has been dubbed “virtual kidnapping” by the FBI and is sweeping the nation. In the last two months two reported incidents have been reported here in Hunterdon…

COCAINE IN CAR ON 31

at 12:14Am: The Clinton Township Police Department arrested and charged the following subjects with possession of cocaine, following a traffic stop on SH 31 at Echo Lane: Matthew D. Voyski, 21, Washington, NJ 07882 Jason M. Ganz, 20, Washington, NJ 07882 Both subjects were processed at police headquarters and released…

VA FELLAS WITH HEROIN AND METH IN CL TWP

at 11:18Am: The Clinton Township Police arrested the following subjects following a traffic stop on SH 31 North at I78 West for possession of illegal drugs Ricardo R. Phillips, 39, Roanoke, Virginia 24012 Jennifer N. Ramos, 32, Roanoke, Virginia 24015 Casey M. Trail, 21, Salem, Virginia 24153 Casey Trail was…

READINGTON POLICE LOOKING FOR NEW OFFICER

The Readington Township Police Department is accepting resumes for the position of full time police officer. Applicants must be New Jersey police training commission certified as a Basic Police Officer or in the process of completing their PTC. Applicants must be citizens of the United States, residents of New Jersey…

Suspended Driver with Mary J

12:46Am: The Clinton Township Police Department arrested the following subject and charged him with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, possession of drugs in a motor vehicle and driving while suspended following a traffic stop on SH 22 at Petticoat Lane: Steven A. English, 32, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18017 Mr….

OPEN CONTAINER REFUSES BREATHALYZER

12:39Am: The Clinton Township Police Department arrested the following subject and charged him with driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit to a breathalyzer, reckless driving, failure to exhibit a driver’s license and possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle: Robert A. Codjoe, 45, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865…

DUI on 31

2017 at 2:13Am: The Clinton Township Police Department arrested the following subject for drunk driving following a traffic stop on SH 31 at the Speedway Gas Station: Eliesel Abreu, 28, Hampton, NJ 08827 Mr. Abreu was processed at police headquarters and released to a responsible adult pending a future court…

EARLY MORNING WEED ON rt 31

at 1:14Am: The Clinton Township Police Department arrested the following subject and charged him with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, possession of drugs in a motor vehicle and speeding, following a traffic stop on SH 31 North in Clinton Township: Sherrick L. Spencer, 27, Brooklyn, New York 11208…

IN READINGTON Police Chief Sebastian Donaruma to retire next Friday

A walk out ceremony will be held at the police station to Honor the Chief the next Friday at 3:30 P.M Chief Sebastian Donaruma became the Chief of Police of the Readington Township Police Department on January 1st 2010.  He started his law enforcement career in 1984, when he joined the…

HUNTERDON COUNTY MOST WANTED OF THE WEEK MEGHAN CRAWFORD

Last known address: Flemington, NJ Age 33, Caucasian Female Blue Eyes and Blonde Hair 5’5″ 135 lbs Meghan Crawford was charged with Narcotics Possession and Possession of Paraphernailia in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. An arrest warrant was issued on July 31, 2017 when she failed to comply with the court. Persons…

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HUNTERDON GRAND JURY HANDS DOWN 15 COUNT INDICTMENT FOR BURGLARY SUSPECTS

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, announced the indictment of Lesley Valentin, age 32, of Asbury Park, and Jarret L. Bruce, age 34, of Hackensack. On August 10, 2017, A Hunterdon County Grand Jury handed down a 15 count indictment on Mr. Valentin and Mr. Bruce for crimes occurring…

MURDER IN NEARBY SOMERSET EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD SOMERSET MALE APPREHENDED AND CHARGED WITH MURDER

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor and Franklin Township Chief of Police Lawrence Roberts announced the arrest of Tamar Reaves, aka “T-Mac,” age 18, of Park Street, in the Somerset section of Franklin Township, New Jersey. Prosecutor Robertson stated…

CRYSTAL METH DEALERS FROM FLA BUSTED IN RARITAN TWP

@ approximately 3:25 AM – Police arrested William J. Davis, age 44 of Gainesville, FL and Raymond Claudio, age 58 of Interlachen, FL and charged each with narcotics offenses following a motor vehicle stop on Rt. 202/31. Davis was initially stopped for an obstructed view. Both subjects were charged with…

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CAR TAKES OUT ELECTRIC POLES 22 SHUT DOWN AT PETTICOAT LANE

On Wednesday, August 9, at approximately 6:25 am, a vehicle traveling on Petticoat Lane was approaching Route 22 when the driver advised that the vehicle’s brakes failed.  The vehicle struck a utility pole and either struck a second vehicle or caused the utility pole to crash into the second vehicle. …

OPEN RECKLESS DUI

@ approximately 11:02 PM – Police arrested Michael C. Johnson, age 55 of Branchburg, NJ and charged him with driving under the influence of alcohol following a motor vehicle stop on Church Street Extension. Johnson was initially stopped for failure to maintain lane control and improper right turn. He was…

LIGHT OUT LEADS TO WEED

  @ approximately 11:49 PM – Police arrested Katlyn T. Lederer, age 22 of Macungie, PA and Edgar A. Cardenas, age 23 of Philadelphia, PA and charged each with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a motor vehicle stop on Rt. 202/31….

HILLSBOROUGH WOMAN KILLS MAN ON MOTORCYCLE

On Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 1429 hours, the Bridgewater Police Department responded to Old York Road, in front of Duke Island Park, to investigate a fatal motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle. A Honda Civic, operated by Deborah J. Moore (age 47) of Hillsborough NJ, was traveling east on…

LOCAL POLICE GRAB WOMAN ON THE LAM

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, Chief of Detectives John J. Kuczynski, Tewksbury Township Police Chief Thomas Holmes, and Readington Township Police Chief Sebastian Donaruma announced the arrest of one individual on outstanding warrants. On August 1, 2017, Somer Stephenson, age 40, of Califon, was arrested by the Hunterdon…

Hunterdon County Crime Stoppers distributing signs touting anonymous tips program

Hunterdon County Crime Stoppers has purchased signs that it is making available to local communities to tout the Crime Stoppers program.  Crime Stoppers allows people to receive rewards for anonymously reporting crimes.  Tips can be phoned in to 1-800-321-0010, texted to CRIMES with the Message HCTIPS, or submitted online.  No…

DRIVING WITH Trazadone and Suboxone

@ approximately 4:19 PM – Police arrested Walter P. Hock, age 62 and Neil L. Allen, age 38, both of Stroudsburg, PA and charged them with narcotics offenses following a motor vehicle stop on Rt. 31. Hock was initially stopped for having two brake lights out on his vehicle. He…

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SHOPRITE SHOPLIFTER – with five warrants

@ approximately 1:54 PM – Police arrested Shikera Sanders, age 43 of Phillipsburg, NJ and charged her with shoplifting from Shop-Rite on Rt. 202/31. Police were initially called to the store by an employee who observed Sanders attempt to leave the store with two containers of prepared food without paying…

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CAR HITS TRUCK PASSENGERS TRY AND SWITCH SEATS

@ approximately 11:46 AM – Police arrested Harrison R. Bock, age 18 of East Voorhees, NJ and Jace J. Pedersen, age 19 of West Deptford, NJ and charged them with hindering apprehension and hindering apprehension of another, respectively, following a motor vehicle crash on Rt. 202/31. Bock and Pedersen were…

TINTED WINDOWS NO GOOD IN NJ – pot

@ approximately 2:05 PM – Police arrested Michael A. Alexantonakis, age 18, Michael T. Carthens, age 18 and Codi M. Cosentino, age 19, all of Phillipsburg, NJ and charged each with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a motor vehicle stop on…

LIGHT OUT IN CAR – pot

@ approximately 3:42 AM – Police arrested Amber C. Ludwig, age 19 of Raritan Township and charged her with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a motor vehicle stop on River Road. Ludwig was a passenger in a vehicle that was initially…

IN PARK AFTER DARK – pot

@ approximately 9:31 PM – Police arrested Hannah E. Fay, age 20 of Raritan Township and charged her with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana following contact with her at Minebrook Park. Police initially stopped to check on a vehicle that was parked in the parking lot of…

HUNTERDON COUNTY MOST WANTED OF THE WEEK ASA PANATERO

Last known address: Bridgewater, NJ Age 35, Caucasian Female Brown Eyes and Brown Hair 6’1″ 175 lbs Asa Panatero was charged with Possession of Heroin and possession of hypodermic syringes in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. An arrest warrant was issued on May 3, 2017 when she failed to appear for her…

SUSPENDED DRIVER WITH CRACK AND LSD

@ approximately 12:35 AM – Police arrested Darrin M. Hess, Jr., age 25 of Philadelphia, PA and charged him with narcotics offenses following a motor vehicle stop on Rt. 202/31. Hess was initially stopped after the vehicle he was driving was observed with no front license plate displayed and a…

MAN WHO SHOT AT HUNTERDON OFFICERS INDICTED ON TWO COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED MURDER

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, announced the indictment of Rafael Garica, age 74, of Mountainside, NJ. On July 27, 2017, Mr. Garcia was indicted by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury for two counts of 1st degree Attempted Murder. On September 27, 2016, Two Readington Township police officers observed…

GRAND JURY HANDS DOWN 51 COUNT INDICTMENT FOR BURGLARY SUSPECTS

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, announced the indictment of Eric C. Ferraris, age 34, of South Plainfield, and Amy DeFazio, age 33, of Whitehouse Station. On July 27, 2017, A Hunterdon County Grand Jury handed down a 51 count indictment on Mr. Ferraris and Ms. DeFazio. The indictments…

OFFICER ON BIKE NABS DRINK DRIVER PARKED IN MIDDLE OF THE STREET

@ approximately 8:45 PM – Police arrested Brian J. Bair, age 47 of Raritan Township and charged him with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana following contact with him on Spruce Court. While on bicycle patrol, Cpl. David Carson stopped to check on a vehicle that was parked…

HUNTERDON MOST WANTED OF THE WEEK HAILS FROM BRANCHBURG – BRAD SYRING

Last known address: Branchburg, NJ Age 39, Caucasian Male Hazel Eyes and Brown Hair 6’1″ 175 lbs Brad Syring was charged with Possession of Narcotics and Theft in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. An arrest warrant was issued on July 18, 2017 when he violated a condition of the Superior Court. Persons…

READINGTON POLICE CREATE INTERNET SAFETY DROP OFF SPOT TO PROTECT RESIDENTS FROM SCAMS

Due to the growing mobile marketplace, the Readington Township Police Department is joing in the efforts in providing a safer communityto the residents and promoting the security of offline transactions. The Readington Township Police Department has dedicated a portion of our parking lot as an “Internet Purchase Exchange Location.” Our…

New Radar enforcement trailer in Readington

The Readington Township Police Department recently purchased a dual purpose trailer for radar enforcement and messages. The trailer which is a Traffic Logix SP800 was purchased using forfeture money. The trailer can be used to provide the police with speed statistics, project a message to motorists or simply show the…

CLINTON POLICE CONTINUE TO LOOK FOR JEWEL THIEVES – $500 reward

Jewelry Store Burglary $500 Reward On July 15, 2017 at 3:19AM, Police were dispatched to Dickens Lane Jewelers at 22 Main St. for an activated burglar Alarm. Police discovered the front door window of the business broken and various jewelry removed from the store. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with…

HASH OIL FOUND IN RARITAN TWP

@ approximately 1:21 AM – Police arrested Jordan M. Richmond, age 27 of Raritan Township and charged him with possession of hashish oil and possession of drug paraphernalia following a motor vehicle stop on Bristol Avenue. Richmond was initially stopped for a view obstruction. He was also issued a motor…

DRIVING WITH Clonazepam

@ approximately 12:30 AM – Police arrested Dustin R. Nylander, age 19 and Orane V. Venson, age 33, both of Hamilton and charged each with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana following a motor vehicle stop on Rt. 31. Nylander was initially stopped for a view obstruction. He…

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DRUGS AT FLEMINGTON RAMADA

@ approximately 1:40 AM – Police arrested Zachary D. Klein, age 25 of Clifton, NJ and charged him with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police initially made contact with Klein at the Ramada Inn after observing a large group, presumed to be…

SUSPENDED DRIVER IN PARKING LOT AT 1:40 a.m. – weed

@ approximately 1:40 AM – Police arrested Nathaniel P. Washington, age 29 of Willow Grove, PA and charged him with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following contact with him on Hampton Corner Road. Police initially made contact with Washington after stopping to…

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GROUP BEHIND RARITAN ICE ARENA WITH EXPLOSIVES

@ approximately 12:21 AM – Police charged Ian C. Crosbie, age 18 of Herndon, VA and charged him with possession of explosive fireworks after contact with him in the parking lot of Flemington Ice Arena on Case Boulevard. Police initially made contact with Crosbie after stopping to check on several…

DRUNK CAUSES THREE CAR CRASH – lucky no one died

@ approximately 5:58 PM – Police charged Scott L. Rustay, age 49 of Raritan Township with driving under the influence of alcohol following a three vehicle crash on Sergeantsville Road. Police were initially called to the area of Sergeantsville Road and Village Glenn Road for a reported motor vehicle crash….

FAILING TO WEAR A SEATBELT LEADS TO HEROIN AND CRACK

@ approximately 11:28 AM – Police arrested Daniel G. Godfrey, age 35 of Washington, NJ and Erich R. Nething, age 29 of Hackettstown, NJ and charged each with narcotics offenses following a motor vehicle stop on Rt. 31. Godfrey was initially stopped for failure to wear a seatbelt. He was…

HAMPTON WOMAN INDICTED FOR BURGLARY AND THEFT

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, announced the indictment of Megan Rosata, age 23, of Hampton Boro. On July 13, 2017, Ms. Rosata was indicted by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury for Burglary and Theft, both 3rd degree crimes. According to Prosecutor Kearns, “Ms. Rosata was arrested by the…

HUNTERDON COUNTY MOST WANTED OF THE WEEK BRODEY CROWLEY LEBANON NJ

Last known address: Lebanon, NJ Age 25, White Male Brown Eyes and Brown Hair 5’11” 180 lbs Brodey Crowley was charged with Burglary and Theft in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. An arrest warrant was issued on June 16, 2017when he absconded from Drug Court. Persons with information as to this fugitive’s…

MAN DRIVES CORVETTE THROUGH CHINESE RESTAURANT IN RARITAN TWP

@ approximately 8:40 PM – Police were called to the Great Wall Chinese Restaurant on Reading Road for a vehicle that had crashed into the building. Investigation on scene revealed that a 2014 Chevrolet Corvette had driven over the curb, onto the sidewalk and then struck the exterior wall and…

UNLICENSED GENTS STEAL UHAUL AND TRY TO RUN WHEN BUSTED

@ approximately 11:40 PM – Police arrested Cesar J. Lora and Luis Castellano-Guzman, both age 21 of Paterson, NJ and charged each with receiving stolen property, obstructing the administration of law and resisting arrest following a motor vehicle stop on Rt.31. Police initially stopped a U-Haul box truck, which was…

HEROIN OD SAVED BY NARCAN

@ approximately 7:19 PM – Police arrested Kyle A. Rogers, age 31 of Raritan Township and charged him with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (heroin) and tampering with physical evidence. Police were called to a residence on Stagecoach Court for a reported heroin overdose. Police were directed to the…

BJ EMPLOYEE HAD HANDS IN THE TILL IN RARITAN

@ approximately 12:43 PM – Police arrested Shannon N. Carney, age 21 of Port Murray, NJ and charged her with theft from BJ’s Wholesale Club on Rt. 31. Police were initially called to the store by store managers for a report of theft by an employee. The managers advised that…

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MAN WITHOUT CYCLE LICENSE DROPS BIKE IN TEWKSBURY

On 7-9-17 at 1654 hours, Frederick J. Sweeney, Jr. of Gladstone, NJ (age 58) was traveling north on Rockaway Road.  While attempting a u-turn, the motorcycle overturned.  He was taken to Morristown memorial Hospital by Whitehouse Rescue.  He was issued summonses for not having motorcycle driving privileges.

HUNTERDON COUNTY MOST WANTED OF THE WEEK Rider DeMaio aka Rider Mountain

Last known address:  Asbury, New Jersey Known to frequent Alpha Borough (Warren) and Holland Twp. (Hunterdon) Age 22, Caucasian male, 6’0”, 160 lbs. Blue Eyes Blonde Hair Rider DeMaio/Mountain was charged with Possession of Narcotics in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. An arrest warrant was issued on February 21, 2017 when…

WOMAN ARRESTED AT MED CENTER CAUGHT WITH COCAINE TWO DAYS LATER

Saturday, July 8, 2017 @ approximately 12:58 AM – Police arrested Jessica L. Andrews, age 29 of Pittstown, NJ and charged her with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (cocaine) following a motor vehicle stop on Reaville Avenue. Andrews was initially stopped for having no rear license plate light on…

WOMAN STEALS portable Doppler machine from Hunterdon Med Center

Thursday, July 6, 2017 @ approximately 5:26 PM – Police charged Jessica L. Andrews, age 29 of Pittstown, NJ with theft from Hunterdon Medical Center (HMC) following an investigation. On June 27, police received a report that Andrews had stolen a portable Doppler machine from HMC. The value of the…

Unlicensed drunk driver on Hunterdon roadway

@ approximately 12:58 AM – Police arrested Jose Antonio Hernandez, age 32 of Raritan Township and charged him with driving under the influence of alcohol following a motor vehicle stop on Old Croton Road. Hernandez was initially stopped for failure to maintain lane control and failure to stop. He was…

Hunterdon County Law Enforcement and Community Partners Participated in the 2017 Supporting Annual Police Unity Tour

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns III along with Chief of Detectives John J. Kuczynski and Hunterdon County Chiefs Association President, Chief Sebastian Donaruma, of the Readington Township Police announces Hunterdon County Law Enforcement and Community Partners Participated in the Annual Police Unity Tour. The Hunterdon County Chiefs of Police…

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Reckless DUI

@ approximately 9:29 PM – Police arrested Tommy Goncalves, age 30 of Raritan Township and charged him with driving under the influence of alcohol following a motor vehicle stop on Bartles Corner Road. Goncalves was initially stopped for failure to maintain lane control. He was issued an additional motor vehicle…

HUNTERDON COUNTY PROSECUTORS OFFICE CONDUCTS ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAINING

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, stated, “The Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office is committed to providing schools, businesses, houses of worship, the general public, law enforcement and other first responders the necessary tools and resources to effectively plan, prepare, respond and recover from threats of active violence. In 2012, the…

$500 REWARD IF YOU CAN ID THIS MOTORCYCLE DRIVER WHO FLED FROM POLICE

$500 Reward Readington Township Police are requesting your assistance in identifying the person operating the pictured motorcycle. The driver is wanted for eluding and several motor vehicle violations. The incident occurred on July 4th at approximately 430 pm. The vehicle was last seen heading North on Route 523 in the…

DUO STEALS $757 FROM EXXON ON THE RUN – on the run they do no escape

Theft: June 24, 2017 at 1:50Am Edgar Molina, 18, Jamaica, NY 11432 Juvenile, 16, Ozone Park, NY 11417 The above named individual and a 16 year old juvenile were arrested and charged with the theft of $757.00 cash from the Exxon on the Run Gas Station located at 1200 SH…

HEROIN DEALER BUSTED IN HUNTERDON

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, Chief of Detectives John J. Kuczynski, and Clinton Township Officer in Charge Doug Higgins announced that a joint investigation by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns, & Narcotics Task Force and the Clinton Township Police Department has led to the arrest of…

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AGGRESSIVE DRIVER WITH OPEN CONTAINER – DWI

Driving while Intoxicated: June 22, 2017 at 6:30Pm: Jeannie Bisoglio, 50, Glen Gardner, NJ 08826 The above named individual was arrested by the Clinton Township Police Department following a traffic stop on SH 31 south and charged with Driving while Intoxicated, Refusal to submit to a breath test, Reckless Driving,…

DRUNK DRIVING AT 11 a.m.

Driving while Intoxicated: July 2, 2017 at 11:39Am: Robert Traetta, 44, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 The above named individual was arrested by the Clinton Township Police Department following a traffic stop on SH 31 north near Halstead Street in Clinton Township.  Mr. Traetta was charged with Driving while Intoxicated, Reckless Driving…

CELLPHONE CALLER NABS IMPAIRED DRIVER

Possession of under 50 grams of marijuana: July 5, 2017 at 12:05Am: Schquanna Thompson, 26, Newark, NJ 07108   The above named individual was arrested by the Clinton Township Police Department following a traffic stop on I78 west near exit 12.  The traffic stop was the result of the accused…

Possession of marijuana

July 3, 2017 at 9:55Pm: Adler Hartfelder-Denney, 18, Asbury, NJ 08802 The above named individual was arrested by the Clinton Township Police Department following a traffic stop on Petticoat Lane near Spencer Lane.  The accused was a passenger in the stopped vehicle and police determined that he possessed under 50…

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HUNTERDON FUGITIVE SWEEP RESULTS IN ARREST OF FOUR PERSONS

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, Chief of Detectives John J. Kuczynski, Raritan Township Police Chief Glenn Tabasko, and Flemington Borough Police Chief Jerry Rotella announced the following fugitive arrests by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns, & Narcotics Task Force, the Raritan Township Police Department, and the…

HOLLAND TWP MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO SEXUAL ASSAULT AND WEAPONS CHARGES

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, announced that Daniel Veselko, age 50, of Holland Township, NJ, has pled guilty to 2 nd degree sexual assault and weapons charges. Prosecutor Kearns stated, “Mr. Veselko was arrested on March 22, 2017, after an investigation by detectives from the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s…

DRUNK WOMAN TURNS LIGHTS OFF TRYING TO ESCAPE POLICE – NOT

July 4, 2017 @ approximately 1:48 AM – Police arrested Jamie F. Spratford, age 23 of Philadelphia, PA and charged her with driving under the influence of alcohol following a motor vehicle stop on Old York Road. Police initially stopped to check on a vehicle, later found to be operated…