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Police Log: Jan. 16 – 21, 2015

Jan. 16

Someone broke out the front door window on a Baier Avenue home.

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Ellen Palmer of Hempstead Drive told police that someone hit her car while it was parked outside her apartment. The other car fled the scene.

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Cars driven by Natalee Gilbert of Somerset and Mansour Zakaria of Old Bridge collided in the intersection of Franklin Boulevard and Frank Street. Police said Gilbert failed to stop at the stop sign on Frank St.

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A car stolen in Piscataway was recovered on Voorhees Avenue. Police said the car was locked and had damage to its front end.

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Jan. 17

Someone keyed the driver’s and passenger-side doors of a 2014 Nissan owned by a Coventry Lane resident. Damage was estimated at less than $200.

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Joseph Prout of Monmouth Beach was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Baier Avenue. No further details were provided.

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License plates were stolen from a car owned by a Home Street resident.

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Roman Kruchony of Hillsborough was cited for careless driving after the car he was driving on Laurel Avenue crossed the double yellow line and struck an oncoming car driven by Andrew Marich of Manalapan.

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Jan. 18

(Editor’s Note: Police reported there were 38 accidents on Jan. 18, mainly due to slick driving conditions. We are presenting a representative sampling of those accidents.)

Jeannette Bellisle of Canada was driving down Kingston/Rocky Hill Road when, she said, a car ahead of hers, driven by Jessica Molnar of Kendall Park, slowed for an ice patch. Bellisle said she could not stop before her car hit Molnar’s. Bellisle’s car then crossed into the oncoming traffic lane and collided with a car driven by William Orchard of Kendall Park.

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Edgar Polanco of North Brunswick was driving down John F. Kennedy Boulevard when he tried to slow down. His car hit an ice patch, left the road, struck a telephone pole, then reentered the road and crossed to the other side.

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John Misigah of Somerset was driving on Jacques Lane when he saw a disabled car, driven by Shanta Tailor of Ewing, ahead of his. Misigah said he tried to stop, but his car slid on the ice and into Tailor’s.

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Bundu Kunu of North Brunswick was driving down Veronica Avenue when, he said, his car hit an ice patch and struck the curb.

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A car driven by Darren Rose of Rahway was making a right turn from John F. Kennedy Boulevard to Winston Drive when it slid in the slush and struck a car driven by Michael Tang of Somerset.

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Giselle Noel of Somerset was driving on Cortelyous Lane when her car hit an ice patch, slid off the road and struck a tree.

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Jan. 19

A Samsung Galaxy tablet and an Apple iPod 2 – both valued at $300 – were stolen from an unlocked car owned by a Lyon lane resident. Another car on the street was broken into, but nothing was stolen.

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A Bell radar detector and an empty prescription bottle were stolen from a car owned by a Kingsberry Drive resident.

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Someone broke the living room window on a Surrey Road home. The damage was valued at $300.

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Meaghan Connelly of Somerset was driving down Van Cleef Road when, she said, her car hit a patch of ice, slid off the road and into a curb before striking a utility pole.

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Sachin Ganacharya of Somerset was turning from Easton Avenue to Foxwood Drive when his car slid on ice and into the curb.

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Jan. 21

Two tool bags containing about $400 worth of tools were removed from an unlocked truck parked on Easton Avenue.

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A 2008 Chevy Cobalt was stolen from the Shop-Rite parking lot on Elizabeth Avenue. Its owner was doing work in the store during the day. The car was valued at $8,000.

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A Green Hill Manor Drive resident was able to extinguish a fire that started in her over while she was cooking. Police said there was no structural damage.

 

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