Police Log: Jan. 17 – 19, 2014

Police shieldJan. 17

Michael Slyman of Brick was backing up his car in a parking lot on Cedar Grove Lane when his auto hit a parked car owned by Ed Resta of Belle Mead.


A car driven by Richard Woelfel of Willow Grove, Pa. was stopped in traffic on Davidson Avenue when it was rear-ended by a car driven by Vanessa Escalera of Naples, Fl. Escalera said her car hit Woelfel’s when she was trying to change lanes.


Mosunmola Akinlabi, 48, of Monmouth Junction, was charged with shoplifting after she allegedly tried to leave the Stop & Shop on Easton Avenue without paying for baby diapers valued at $110. Police said she was seen by store security paying for some items at a self-checkout lane, but not paying for others before she left.


Jan. 18

Jenelle Conforth of Newfoundland was cited for careless driving after the car she was driving rear-ended one on Easton Avenue driven by Mark Ferrara of Linden. The impact pushed Ferrara’s car into one ahead of his, driven by Kirk Astarita of South Amboy. Conforth said she was looking at her speedometer, and when she looked up, Ferrara’s car had stopped.


Newton Hickman of New Brunswick told police he was turning from Juliet Avenue to Route 27 when his car was struck by another one. He said the other driver fled the scene.


Jan. 19

Kimberly Milkewicz of Monmouth Junction was cited for careless driving after the car she was driving rear-ended one on Route 27 driven by Chandini Ramaiah of Kendall Park. Milkewicz said she had looked down for a minute and when she looked up again, she saw the traffic light was red and that Ramaiah’s car had stopped.

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