Police Log: June 2 – June 4, 2014

Police shieldJune 2

A car owned by Erin Flogarty of South Bound Brook was struck while it was parked in the Shop Rite parking lot on Elizabeth Avenue. The other driver left the scene, police said.


Joanne Murray of East Brunswick was cited for careless driving after her car struck one driven by Aayda Copprue of Plainsboro on Route 27. Murray was pulling out of Bennetts Lane when the accident occurred. Murray told police she thought she had enough room to pull out.


Inshara Moore of Somerset was cited for careless driving after the car she was driving rear-ended one driven by Rodney Armanie, also of Somerset. Moore said she did not have enough time to stop.


June 3

Samantha Camacho of Somerset was cited for careless driving after the car she was driving backed into a car driven by Randolph Osgood of Somerset. The two cars were stopped at a traffic light, waiting to enter Easton Avenue from a shopping center. Camacho said she decided to visit another store, so started backing up. She said she did not see the car behind hers.


Dianne Trenery of Somerset was cited for making an unsafe lane change on Amwell Road after her car collided with one driven by Janet Pusey of Somerset. Trenery said she was driving down Amwell when she tried to go around a stopped mail truck, and switched lanes. She said she was not aware that she’d hit Pusey’s car. Pusey said she had to follow Trenery to John F. Kennedy Boulevard before she stopped.


June 4

Tyshawn Lewter, 18, of Somerset was charged with shoplifting after he was caught stealing $2.91 worth of candy from a Hamilton Street business. Police said Lewter was seen putting two Twix bars into the waist band of his pants, after which he went into the bathroom and placed them in his gym bag. A security guard asked Lewter if he planned to pay for the items he was concealing, police said, to which Lewter replied, “no.” Lewter was being held on $2,500 bail.


Sherman Gales, 55 of North Brunswick was charged with shoplifting after police said he tried to leave a Stop & Shop store – police did not reveal the location – with nearly $200 worth of food. Police said Gales was seen trying to leave the store with five bags of shrimp and two pieces of round roast, valued at $194.81.

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