Shoplifting. Jeffrey R. Dzik, 52, of Lawrenceville, was charged April 10 with shoplifting at Wegmans. Officer Christopher Van Ness said a store asset protection officer saw Dzik eating a shrimp cocktail and a vegetable wrap while walking through the store. After finishing the food, he discarded the packaging, continued through the store, and placed items inside a bag he was carrying, said Van Ness. He then checked himself out in the self-scan area, but failed to remove the merchandise he placed in the shopping bag, said Van Ness. He said the employee also saw Dzik leaving the store without paying for his meal or the items in his bag. The stolen groceries were worth $88.12.
Resisting Arrest. Kevin J. Pierson, 46, of Hamilton, was charged April 2 with resisting arrest and obstructing administrative law. Sergeant Matt Kemp said he tried to stop a tan van while he was traveling northbound on Hughes Drive.
When he turned around, he came upon Pierson, whose vehicle was disabled in the left lane of Hughes Drive, just north of Old Trenton Road. Pierson tried to run away, but Kemp caught up to him at 23 Longleaf Drive in Hamilton Square, where Pierson scaled a fence, he said. Pierson initially resisted arrest, but was subsequently caught, Kemp said. Hamilton Police assisted at the scene. Pierson was also charged with speeding.
Theft. Police are looking for two white men who stole cameras from Wal-Mart at 4 p.m. on April 2. Officer Peter Hanna said he met with Wal-Mart’s loss prevention representative, who said that the two suspects removed two cameras from the display-mounting base in the camera section of the store. The theft was captured on store surveillance, which was retained as evidence, Hanna said. The cameras were a Canon EOS T3i, worth $899, and a Canon EOS T2i, worth $799. The men were described as white males wearing blue jeans and black jackets, said Hanna.
A Lawrenceville resident was the victim of theft at Babies R Us on April 1. Officer Justin Insalaco said someone entered an unlocked office and stole over $200 from the victim’s purse.
A Lawrenceville resident was the victim of burglary, theft, and and criminal mischief on April 3 at the Super Star East Buffet. Officer Walter Silcox said someone broke the passenger side window of the victim’s Jeep and stole her purse. The purse contained items worth approximately $600. The cost to repair the window was estimated to be $500.
Drug Arrests. Christopher R. Sneddon, 23, of Lawrenceville, was charged April 10 with possession of marijuana. Officer Christopher Van Ness said he stopped him on Route 1 South at Quakerbridge Road for speeding and saw he had an open beer bottle in the backseat. He said while he removed everyone from the car, he found a bag of marijuana. He was also charged with speeding, possession of drugs in a motor vehicle, and failure to keep right.
Orlando M. Paulino, 20, of Akland Gardens, NY, was charged April 6 with possession of marijuana. Officer Christopher Van Ness said he stopped him for speeding on Route 1 and found marijuana in the car.
Paulino and his passengers were removed from the car, and Van Ness said he found marijuana in a backpack belonging to Paulino. He was also charged with speeding and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.
DWI Arrests. Alexis Wilus, 29, of West Windsor, was charged April 10 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Michael McMahon said he was conducting a radar operation when he saw Wilus pass him.
He said he followed her, watching her cross the double yellow traffic lines and stopped her on Windsor Road near South Lane, where he found her to be intoxicated. She was also charged with reckless driving, speeding, and failure to maintain a lane.
Wataru Kondo, 43, of Princeton, was charged April 7 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Lee Brodowski said he stopped him for a motor vehicle violation on Route 1 North near Washington Road and found him to be intoxicated.
Christopher J. Husinko, 34, of East Windsor, was charged April 3 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Lee Brodowski said he stopped him on Route 1 North near Alexander Road for an equipment violation and found him to be intoxicated. He was also charged with reckless driving, refusal to submit to breath tests, and having tinted front windows.