Robbery. Shanore R. Ealey, 42, of Philadelphia was charged March 4 with robbery at Home Depot. Lieutenant Patrick McCormick said that Ealey, along with an unknown black male suspect, were in the process of shoplifting merchandise when an employee attempted to take the unknown suspect into custody. The unknown suspect used physical force to avoid capture. Ealey was taken into custody and charged as an accomplice and sent to the Mercer County jail.
Theft/Burglary. A West Windsor resident was the victim of burglary, theft, and criminal mischief between October 23 and March 12 on Bear Brook Road. Officer Campbell Knox said someone broke into the victim’s home through a rear door and stole a 50-inch Plasma TV, a digital camera, and $1,000 in cash. The total value of the items was $3,600.
A Lawrenceville resident was the victim of theft on March 10 in the Vaughn Drive permit lot. Sergeant Tom Moody said someone broke into the victim’s car and stole two West Windsor Parking Authority permit tags. The victim said other valuable items were in the car, but not taken. Police could not determine whether the car was unlocked, and there was no sign of forced entry.
A resident of Grenlynne Drive was the victim of burglary on March 6. Officer Lee Brodowski said someone shattered the rear sliding glass door in an apparent attempt to burglarize the home. The area was checked with the assistance of a K9 and handler from Lawrence police. The homeowner arrived shortly after the police and found that no items were taken and that the alarm scared off the suspect, police said.
Shoplifting. Anna M. Wong, 53, of Hamilton, and Allen Wong, 60, of Hamilton were charged with shoplifting at Wal-Mart on March 7. Officer Walter Silcox said the couple were stopped by loss prevention. Silcox said they concealed over $136 worth of merchandise, including four electric kettles, and tried to leave the store.