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Police Log: Dec. 20 – Dec. 28, 2016

Dec. 20

  • Conrado Yson of Monmouth Junction was cited for careless driving after he was involved in an auto accident that resulted in his car striking a bank on Route 27.  Yson’s car was leaving the parking lot of the Kendall Park Post Office, turning left on Rt. 27, when it struck a car driven by Mike Komaromi of North Brunswick. The impact sent Yson’s car into a curb and off the road into a detention basin. The car continued out of the basin, then crossed the driveway to PNC Bank, where it drove over a curb and landscaping, over the drive-through lanes before hitting the bank.
  • Cars driven on Easton Avenue by Sharon Schweizer of Old Bridge and Olivia Luisi of Colts Neck collided when Luisi attempted to change lanes. Luisi was cited for careless driving.
  • Licy Castillo-Peralta of New Brunswick was cited for careless driving after the car she was driving on Hollywood Avenue struck an open door of a parked van owned by AF Home Improvement of Denville.
  • Jillian Denherder of North Brunswick was cited for careless driving after the car she was driving rear-ended one driven by Matthew Gandy of Jamesburg, as Gandy was slowing for another car on Hamilton Street. The impact pushed Gandy’s car into the one ahead of his. That driver stopped to see if the others were hurt, then left the scene.

Dec. 21

  • $1,200 in computer equipment – two laptops – was removed from a Hillcrest Avenue home sometime after Sept. 24.
  • A Route 27 store owner reported that an employee stole $60 from the cash register.
  • Sasha Fisher of Somerset was cited for driving without a license, careless driving, having fictitious plates, driving an unregistered car and driving without insurance after the car she was driving struck one driven by Angela Laster of Somerset. Fisher said she was turning from Davis Avenue to Battle Place when her car hit Laster’s.
  • A car driven by Perry Mason of Somerset was rear-ended by one driven by Leonid Maryamov of New Brunswick on Easton Avenue. Mason said his car was stopped in traffic when it was hit.
  • Cars driven by Beverly Green and Ana Mira, both of Somerset, collided at Hamilton Street and Matilda Avenue. Both drivers said they had the green light at the time.
  • Michele Rojek of Somerset was cited for careless driving after the car she was driving on Weston Canal Road left the road and struck a utility pole.
  • Eunice Omboga of Somerset said she was driving on Bennetts Lane when an oncoming car crossed the center line, forcing her to swerve to the right. Omboga said her car then hit a fire hydrant.
  • Joshi Vishvambh of Somerset was cited for careless driving after he was involved in an accident on Bennetts Lane. Vishvambh’s car was passing Omboga’s disabled car, which was parked on the side of the road, when it struck one driven by Martha Pazmino of West Windsor. The impact forced Vishvambh’s car into Omboga’s. Pazmino’s car left the road, struck a tree and overturned.
  • Diego Zavala of Newark was cited for careless driving and driving without a license after a door on the truck he was driving opened during a turn from Franklin Boulevard onto Hamilton Street and struck a stopped car driven by Kristy Cannizzo of Franklin Park.

Dec. 22

  • A woman’s wristlet, valued at $125, and personal papers were stolen from an unlocked car parked on Maxwell Lane.
  • $350 in allergy medications and $147 in eye drops were reported stolen from a Route 27 store.
  • A man told police he believed he was the victim of a pick-pocket while he was in the parking lot of 7-11 on Franklin Boulevard. Stolen was his wallet, valued at $20, $305 in cash and personal papers.
  • Someone driving a 2008 silver Dodge Charger drove away from a Route 27 gas station without paying for $25 worth of gas.
  • Two speakers, valued at $80, were stolen from a Route 27 store.
  • Daryl Session, 56, was arrested on a Middlesex County warrant. Bail was set at $27,176.50.
  • Someone tried to steal a fireplace from a Davidson Avenue business.
  • A package valued at $60 was stolen from the front porch of a Gallop Lane home.
  • Someone entered an unlocked Toyota Highlander parked on Leiv Eriksson Avenue and stole a Dell laptop valued at $2,000, a Verizon Jetpack valued at $50, a camera valued at $430, a backpack valued at $150, an iPhone valued at $100, a knife valued at $500, a headset valued at $100 and a tablet valued at $320.
  • Stephanie Otero of New Brunswick was cited for careless driving after her car rear-ended one on Easton Avenue driven by Rayden Leon of Bridgewater. Leon had to stop his car suddenly.
  • Jorge Marquez-Hidalgo of New Brunswick was cited for careless driving after his car sideswiped one on Route 27 driven by Ramon Rasaq of North Brunswick while changing lanes.
  • Ayanna Gaskin of Manville was cited for careless driving after her car rear-ended one driven on Easton Avenue by Alan Chern of Somerset.
  • A car driven  by Adriana Magee of Somerset was stopped in traffic on Churchill Avenue when it was rear-ended by a car driven by Arlene Jackson of Somerset.
  • A car driven by Huifang Chen of Edison was slowing for traffic on Route 27 when it was rear-ended by a car driven by Kayla Beck of Kendall Park. Beck said Chen stopped suddenly.

Dec. 23

  • Moses Nelson, 23, of Somerset was arrested on a charge of shoplifting at Stop and Shop on Easton Avenue. Police said he walked out of the store without paying for $120 in groceries.
  • Eliot Micich, 55, of Lyons, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Bail was set at $750.
  • Rishon Miller, 20, of Somerset, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Bail was set at $2,500.
  • Someone broke into a car parked on Veronica Avenue. Nothing was stolen, police said.
  • A black purse valued at $20, $15 in cash and personal papers were stolen from an unlocked car parked on Route 27.
  • A Michael Kors handbag valued at $200 and a Canon camera valued at $300 were stolen from an unlocked car parked on Kirby Lane.
  • Carmella Buono of Middlesex was driving down South Middlebush Road when her car ran off the road and struck a tree and a utility pole before turning over.

Dec. 24

  • Someone broke into a Bennington Parkway home and stole a handbag valued at $20 and $50 in cash.
  • Angel Rodriguez, 28, of Manville, was charged with driving while intoxicated after a motor vehicle accident at Juliet Avenue and Somerset Street.
  • An electric transformer caught fire on a pole at Hughes Road and John F. Kennedy Boulevard.
  • Someone stole a package containing sweat pants valued at $25 from the front porch of a North Lawrence Avenue home.
  • An iPod valued at $50, an automobile insurance card and a gate opener to the Renaissance development was stolen from an unlocked car parked on Dayton Avenue.
  • An unlocked car on Freeman Road was entered, but nothing was taken.
  • Walter Boyd Jr. of Somerset was cited for driving while on the suspended list, careless driving, failure to report an accident, leaving the scene of an accident, reckless driving, driving a car without the owner’s consent and failure to stop after the car he was driving in a Hamilton Street parking lot backed into one driven by Liliana Cerna-Giron of New Brunswick. Boyd then fled the scene, but he was identified after officers reviewed security video tape.
  • Bharath Sridharof Hillsborough was cited for careless driving after his car went off the road on Skillmans Lane and hit a tree.
  • Catherine Lopez of Somerset was cited for careless driving after she lost control of her car while turning onto Easton Avenue from Cedar Grove Lane and hit a guard rail.

Dec. 25

  • Someone threw a brick through the front door of the Dominican Stylz Salon on Hamilton Street.
  • A pocketbook valued at $400, a camera valued at $500 and a cell phone valued at $800 were stolen from an unlocked car parked on Rogers Avenue.
  • Ranino Flores of New Brunswick was cited for careless driving after his car backed into one driven by Ann Green of Highland Park in a Hamilton Street parking lot.

Dec. 26

  • Mark Mannino, 33, of Freehold, was charged with the burglary of a Foxwood Drive home.
  • A wallet valued at $25, $20 in cash and credit cards were stolen from an unlocked car parked on Garden Avenue.
  • Joseph Shellhammer of Somerset was cited for failure to observe a traffic signal after a car he was driving collided with one driven by Patrick Jeanbaptiste of Irvington. Police said Shellhammer’s car drifted into the middle of the intersection at Franklin Boulevard and Highland Avenue, against the red light, when it was struck by Jeanbaptiste’s car.

Dec. 27

  • $3 in change was stolen from an unlocked car parked on Franklin Boulevard.
  • More than $289 in clothing and shoes was stolen by a woman from Kmart on Easton Avenue.
  • Timothy Joseph, 37, of Somerset, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Bail was set at $2,500.

Dec. 28

  • A backhoe valued at $31,750 was stolen from a construction site at Randolph and Schoolhouse roads.
  • An unlocked Prius parked on Cortlyous Lane was ransacked, but nothing was stolen.
  • Someone threw a rock at a Chevy Silverado at DeSoto Drive and South Middlebush Road.
  • Milton Lewis, 32, of Plainfield, was arrested on outstanding warrants during a motor vehicle stop at Millstone Road and Somerset Street.
  • Luis Melendez-Mentle, 18, of New Brunswick, was charged with possession of a controlled, dangerous substance during a motor vehicle stop at Hamilton Street and Kee Avenue. Police said he had less than 50 grams of marijuana.

 

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