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Police Log: Feb. 5 – Feb. 15, 2015

Feb. 5

$1,000 worth of plumbing supplies were stolen from a trailer on School House Road.

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A Ray Street resident reported that a package of assorted clothing and cosmetics, valued at $225, was stolen from their doorstep.

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Feb. 6

A snow blower valued at $559 was stolen from a resident in the Avalon apartments on Easton Avenue.

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Feb. 9

Osman Bendu of Franklin Park was cited for careless driving after his car rear-ended one on Pleasant Plains Road driven by Maria Madrilejos of East Windsor, who said she was slowing down on the slippery road when she was hit.

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A car driven by LaShawn Batchelor of Somerset was negotiating the curve of Veronica Avenue when it slid off the road and into a telephone pole.

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A car driven by Jonathan Vamadeva of Kendall Park was rear-ended by one driven by Salvatore Vacchio of Somerset. Vacchio said he saw the car’s brake lights go on, but his car slid on the icy road when he tried to stop.

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James Jones of Carteret was driving down Easton Avenue when a car driven in the next lane by Michael Chabarek of Morganville changed lanes and hit his car. Chabarek said he did not see Jones’ car.

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Robert Wysokowski of Somerset told police that he was attempting a left turn from Hadler Drive to Kuhn Street when his car hit an ice patch and slid into a snow bank.

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Feb. 10

Matthew Poon of Hillsborough was cited for careless driving and making an unsafe lane change after his car sideswiped one on Easton Avenue driven by Richard Fendt of Manville. Police said Poon was injured and had trouble talking.

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Feb. 11

Maurice Goodman of Somerset was cited for improper backing after he backed into a car on Worlds Fair Drive driven by Elaina James of North Brunswick. Goodman said he was stopped at the Easton Avenue light when he heard beeping. Thinking he was jutting into the intersection, Goodman said, he backed up and hit James’ car.

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A car driven by Hetvi Vyas of North Brunswick was backing out of a parking spot in a Route 27 lot when it hit a stopped car driven by Nirmal Krishnaswany-Bal of Somerset.

Feb. 12

Someone punctured tires on a 2014 Subaru Forrester owned by a Prescott Court resident.

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Nebulon Azu of Somerset was attempting to park on MacAfee Road when his car hit a parked car owned by Cheryl Ortega of Somerset.

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Feb. 13

Someone damaged a mailbox in front of a Stephen Drive home.

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A GPS unit valued at $100 was stolen from an unlocked car owned by a Holland Drive resident.

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A woman’s wallet valued at $300, $20 in cash and personal papers were stolen from on top of a Route 27 store’s counter.

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Agnes Lee of Morganville was backing her car out of a parking space in a Belmont Drive lot when it struck a stopped car driven by Steven Venuto of North Brunswick.

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A truck driven by Krste Muvceski of Elmwood Park and a car driven by Scott Farley of Manville collided at Weston Canal and Randolph roads. Muvceski said he had just turned left onto Weston Canal when his truck was hit by Farley’s car.

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A car driven by Lori Haman of Princeton rear-ended one driven on Route 27 by Ziya Bodur of East Brunswick.

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Tracy Miller of Somerset was driving down Elizabeth Avenue when a deer ran into the road and into his car.

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Feb. 14

A car driven by Jacquelin Matthews of Livingston was stopped in traffic on DeMott Lane, near Amwell Road, when it was rear-ended by a car which then left the scene, after the other driver asked if she was OK.

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Feb. 15

Christoph Stewart of Somerset was cited for careless driving after the car he was driving hit a parked car on Park Street.

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