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Police Log: Jan. 12–14, 2015

Jan. 12

Police arrested Janea Averette, 41, of Somerset on outstanding warrants after responding to a suspicious person call on DeKalb Street. Police said Averette had a $17,175 warrant out from the Somerset County Sheriff’s Department for contempt of court and a $839 warrant from Bridgewater municipal court.

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Steven Mychalczuk of Hillsborough was driving down Mettlers Road when a deer ran in front of his car. He swerved to avoid it, but ran off the road and hit a guardrail.

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Ann McCracken of Somerset was making a left turn from Berger Street to Dahlia Road when her car collided with one driven by Jan Henderson, also of Somerset. McCracken said she did not see the other car.

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Avelino Tavares of Hillsborough was cited for careless driving after his car rear-ended one on Cedar Grove Lane driven by Regina Reid of Somerset. Reid was waiting to turn into a private school driveway at the time.

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Richard Amantea of Kinnelon was backing his car into a parking space in a Cedar Grove Lane lot when it backed into a car driven by Roberto Roman of Bound Brook. Roman was backing out of a space at the time.

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Hemanthia Golla of Somerset was cited for careless driving after his car rear-ended one on South Middlebush Road driven by Vito Mistretta of Monmouth Junction.

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Jan. 13

An Apple iPad valued at $300 and $35 in cash were stolen from a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu while it was parked on Beckett Street. The owner said the car was unlocked.

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About $500 worth of damage was done sometime between late December 2014 and early January to a storage shed in a playground owned by the Princeton Highlands development on Veronica Avenue. Police said the shed’s door was pried open and the shed’s siding was damaged. A bench was placed on the shed’s roof.

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Police responded to a Carriage Trail home to find two small ponies, one white and the other white with brown markings, on the front lawn. The ponies’ owner was contacted.

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Nancy Shaw of Somerset was cited for careless driving after the car she was driving on South Middlebush Road rear-ended one driven by Scott Anderson of Kendall Park. The impact pushed Anderson’s car into one driven by Elayne Jackson of Franklin Park.

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Corey Jenoriki of Cranbury was cited for careless driving after the car he was driving made a left turn from Cedar Grove Lane to New Brunswick Road and collided with a car driven by Mike Huh of Whitehouse Station. Huh said he had no time to stop.

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Joseph Honan of Branchburg was driving down Butler Road when, he said, an approaching car drove too close to his, forcing him to swerve. His car went off the road, into a ditch and hit a tree.

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Jeffrey Reggiani of Whippany was cited for careless driving after the car he was driving rear-ended one driven on Easton Avenue by Kameswari Ganti of Piscataway.

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Matthew Hurd of Piscataway was driving down Cottontail Lane when a deer ran into his car.

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Cars driven by Angelo Peralta of New Brunswick and Tricia Ventura of Somerset collided at Hamilton and Home streets. Peralta said he thought Ventura’ car was slowing on Hamilton to allow him to make a turn from Home Street, but she was not.

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Jan. 14

Fatima Koroma of Highland Park was arrested on a shoplifting charge and an outstanding $500 warrant after she allegedly was caught shoplifting at Stop and Shop on Route 27. Police said Koroma was caught with $171 worth of energy drinks she didn’t pay for. The warrant was out of Monroe Township.

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A package was reported stolen from the front doorstep of a John F. Kennedy Boulevard home. The package contained sneakers.

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