Possession of Fireworks. Alexander B. Magoun, 52, of Hunters Glen Drive, was charged February 2 with possession of fireworks. Officer Martin McElrath said that he was called to Building 22 for a report of fireworks and found him in possession of and using fireworks outside of his home.
Obstruction/Hindering. Kashif B. Holt, 23, of Newark, was charged February 5 with obstruction and hindering apprehension. Officer Art Gant said that during a motor vehicle stop on Route 1 South, he provided false information about his identity to prevent being arrested for a $150 warrant out of Manalapan. He was sent to Manalapan Police in lieu of bail.
Harassment. A resident of Ravens Crest Drive was the victim of harassment on February 14. Officer Richard S. Wolak said a juvenile resident of Ravens Crest Drive was harassed by someone from Hamilton through Facebook and E-mail.
Theft. A juvenile resident of Krebs Road was the victim of theft between 7:40 and 8:40 a.m. on February 14 at High School North. Officer Richard S. Wolak said someone stole his gray and black HP laptop and battery charger from his locker at High School North. The approximate cost of the items was $900.
A resident of Ravens Crest Drive was the victim of theft and burglary between 5 p.m. on February 9 and noon on February 10. Officer Timothy McMahon said someone stole a black duffel bag from the victim’s car, parked in the lot at 10 Ravens Crest Drive. The bag contained the victim’s foreign passport and several pieces of clothing. The estimated total value of the stolen bag is $50.
A resident of Hamilton Lane was the victim of theft between 3 p.m. on February 9 and 4:30 p.m. on February 10 at High School North. Officer Timothy McMahon said someone stole an Apple iPhone and a baseball hat from the victim’s locker. The estimated total value of the stolen items is $180.
Criminal Mischief. A resident of Tamarron Drive was the victim of criminal mischief between 7 p.m. on February 12 and 2:58 p.m. on February 13. Officer Thomas Larity said someone broke the victim’s passenger side window with an unknown object, causing the window to shatter and creating spider cracks throughout the window. The estimated cost of damage was $350.
Fraud/Identity Theft. A resident of Mockingbird Court was the victim of theft and fraud on February 1. Officer Bruce Stankiewicz said someone posed as a friend of the victim by creating a false E-mail account. The person then used a fraudulent E-mail to correspond with the victim and have him send $2,000 in cash via Western Union from Monmouth Junction to a location in the United Kingdom. There are no suspects at this time.
Drug Arrests. Brian S. Bowman, 26, of LeParc Drive, was charged Febraury 11 with possession of marijuana under 50 grams. Officer Jason Mandato said he stopped his car on Route 1 North for a broken tail light and found that Bowman, the driver, was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Trachelle L. Ford, 20, of Trenton, his passenger, had an active contempt of court warrant out of West Windsor, Mandato said. Bowman was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, maintenance of lamps, and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle. Ford was sent to the West Windsor Police Department.
Jared A. Johnson, 22, of Hunters Glen Drive was charged January 30 with possession of marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia in connection with a forgery case. Officer Daniel Kanaley said he and other officers went to Johnson’s residence on Hunters Glen Drive on a warrant issued for possession of a fraudulent driver’s license and forgery. Officers said that the warrant was issued after Brittany R. Turner, 19, also of the same residence on Hunters Glen Drive, had used the fraudulent license as identification to make a credit card purchase at Superfresh on January 30. During the arrest, officers found drug paraphernalia in plain view. Police said they also found Johnson in possession of the marijuana. Turner was send to the Middlesex County jail in default of $5,000 bail.
DWI Arrests. Jared W. Mangone, 21, of Ellsworth Drive, was charged February 13 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Joseph DiGeronimo said he stopped him on Schalks Crossing Road for stopping in the empty parking lot of the Princeton Alliance Church at 2:33 a.m. He said he found Mangone was lost and in need of directions, but also smelled alcohol and gave him a series of field sobriety tests, which he failed. He was also charged with reckless driving.