Larceny. Someone stole 800 pounds of copper wire belonging to Star-Lo Electric Inc. from the work site at the new hospital on Route 1 sometime between July 8 and 9, said Officer Richard Wolak. The copper wire was worth approximately $2,400.
Harassment. A resident of Ravens Crest Drive was the victim of harassment and terroristic threats. Corporal Eamon Blanchard said a resident of Hunters Glen Drive harassed and threatened the Ravens Crest Drive resident over the telephone and in person between July 8 and 10. Through the investigation, police determined that both parties were handicapped.
Simple Assault. A resident of Quail Ridge Drive was the victim of simple assault outside of Building 24 on July 12. Officer Joseph Bolognese said the 43-year-old resident was standing outside of his home, smoking a cigaret and talking with a neighbor when an unknown male, described as in his teens, approached the victim and pushed him to the ground. The suspect did not say anything and ran from the scene. The victim sustained cuts on his knee and elbow, but denied medical attention.
Jordan R. Pinnock, 18, of Ravens Crest Drive was charged July 8 with simple assault. Officer Kenneth Beatty said he was called to the apartment complex for a report of assault. Beatty said he found that a juvenile victim living in the area was put into a choke hold by Pinnock while they were joking around in the parking lot. But the incident caused the victim to fall and hit his head on the ground when Pinnock let go of him. Beatty said he found him later in Morris Davison Park and charged him with simple assault.
Identity Theft. A resident of Tamarron Drive was the victim of identity theft between June 1 and 28, the resident reported this month. Officer Richard Wolak said someone purchased several items online with her debit card and mailed the items to her address. The items were worth a total $250.
Burglary/Theft. A resident of Building 29 on Quail Ridge Drive was the victim of auto theft between July 5 and 6. Officer Brett Olma said someone stole the victim’s black 1995 Acura Integra from the parking area. The car was worth $3,000.
Three residents living on Franklin and Madison Drives were the victims of burglary between July 4 and 5, said Officer Richard Wolak. Wolak said a 2003 Honda Accord, a 2006 Mercedes SLK, and a 2000 Honda Odyssey were all broken into, but the victims each reported that nothing was taken from inside the cars. The cars were parked in the residents’ driveways and were left unlocked the night before.
A resident of Hunters Glen Drive was the victim of theft on July 7 at 8:30 p.m. Corporal Russell Finkelstein said someone stole a juvenile’s bicycle while he was playing on the playground at Morris Davison Park. The victim’s father reported the theft of the bicycle, which was worth $100 and less than two weeks old.
DWI Arrests. Timothy F. Metz, 24, of Princeton, was charged July 19 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Martin McElrath said he stopped him on Dey Road for failing to stop at a stop sign and failing to stop at a red signal prior to turning right and found he was intoxicated. He was also charged with reckless driving, failure to stop at a stop sign, failure to stop at a red signal prior to turning right, and failure to maintain a lane.
Roneld L. Logory, 49, of Dogwood Drive, was charged July 17 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Joseph Bolognese said he stopped him on Dogwood Drive for having an expired registration and found him to be intoxicated. He was also charged with reckless driving, driving on a suspended license, consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle, possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, and driving an uninsured and unregistered vehicle.
Edward A. Moshey, 26, of Princeton, was charged July 17 with driving while intoxicated after he was involved in an accident on Route 1 South. Officer Timothy McMahon said he had been driving south on Route 1 when he lost control of his car and hit another car heading in the same direction. He was also charged with reckless driving, careless driving, being an uninsured motorist, and failing to exhibit a valid registration card.
Alexandra J. Tropp, 31, of Rocky Hill, was charged July 17 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Joseph Bolognese said he saw her driving erratically on Dey Road, stopped her, and found her to be intoxicated. She was also charged with reckless driving, careless driving, failure to maintain a lane, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle, and having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.
Ajith K. Kozhikote, 35, of Hunters Glen Drive, was charged July 12 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Joseph Bolognese said he was called to Hunters Glen Drive on the report of a disturbance and subsequently found that Kozhikote drove to his home while under the influence of alcohol. He was also charged with reckless driving, possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, and consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle.