Police Log: Jan. 28 – Jan. 29, 2014

Police shieldJan. 28

Damiano DiFlorio of Princeton was cited for careless driving after his car ran off the road on Route 27 and landed on its side in a ditch. DiFlorio told police that he was trying to pass a stopped bus on the right when his car’s tires caught the snow and he car left the road.


Farah Hussain of Ewing was backing her car out of a parking spot at 500 Elizabeth Avenue when her car collided with one driven in the parking lot by Tara Meyers of Somerset.


A car driven by Arianne Zagnit of Parlin was rear-ended on Easton Avenue by a car driven by Sharade Flower of Plainfield. Flower said Zagnit stopped unexpectedly, and she could not stop in time.


Jan. 29

Juana Villanueva of Kendall park was driving down South Middlebush Road when he car hit a patch of ice, slid off the road and hit a tree. Police said Villanueva was driving too fast for the road conditions.


Anthony Caggiano of Monmouth Junction was driving down South Middlebush Road when, he said, the car ahead of his suddenly stopped. Caggiano said he applied his brakes and his car started to slide on the ice. He swerved to the right to miss the car, but ended up hitting a tree.


Brandon Floyd of Darlington S.C. was driving down Pleasant Plains Road when, he told police, his car hit a patch of ice and slid off the road, hitting the curb and a pile of rocks surrounding a tree. Police said he was driving too fast for the road condition.


Traycee Ward of Somerset told police that she was driving down Appleman Road when her car hit a patch of ice and slid into a parked car, owned by Jorge Ball of South Norwalk, Ct. Police said she was driving too fast for the conditions.


Joseph Pulos of North Brunswick was cited for failure to comply with regulations pertaining to emergency vehicles after the truck he was driving hit a tree on Suydam Road. Pulos said that when he pulled to the right to let another car pass, his tires became caught up in the snow. When he tried to come back to the road, he said, the truck slid across the road and hit the tree.


Don Samson of North Brunswick was cited for careless driving and Emonah Rice, also of North Brunswick, was cited for driving while suspended, after they were involved in an accident on Route 27. Rice’s car was slowing in traffic when her car was rear-ended by Samson’s. Samson said Rice stopped suddenly, and he tried to swerve to avoid an accident, but could not.



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