Larceny. Someone stole a large trailer containing a power washing machine, a tank, and propane heater from the parking lot of Building 8 on Hunters Glen Drive sometime between October 8 and October 11. The total value of the trailer, which belongs to Hunters Glen Management, and its contents is estimated to be $15,000, said police.
Someone stole 250 feet of copper piping, worth $5,000, from the fifth floor of the new University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro being constructed off Route 1. The project engineer discovered that 50 feet of copper piping, worth $250, was left in a staircase leading from the fifth floor. The theft occurred between 8 p.m. on October 5 and 6 a.m. on October 6. The victim is Midwest Mechanical Contractors.
A second incident was reported the following night, between October 6 and 7. Sergeant John Bresnen said someone stole 160 feet of copper piping, worth $1,000, from the work site overnight.
Theft. A teacher at the Millstone River School, a resident of Wethersfield Drive in Plainsboro, was the victim of theft on October 11. Officer Jason Mandato said between October 11 and October 12, someone stole her purple iPOd Nano, worth $180, from her classroom at the Millstone River School.
Drug Arrests. A juvenile resident of Princeton Junction was charged October 8 with possession of marijuana under 50 grams. Officer Thomas Larity said he responded to a call of a suspicious car on Brentwood Lane and found the juvenile driver to be in possession of marijuana.
A 17-year-old resident of Quail Ridge Drive, a student at Rubino Academy, was charged October 10 with possession of marijuana under 50 grams. Corporal Robert Fleming said that while he was investigating a disturbance in lot 22 of Quail Ridge Drive, he saw three males walk into the parking lot. He said he approached them to question them about the incident, and one of them began to run away after making eye contact with police officers.
The juvenile led police on a short foot chase onto the Meadows at Middlesex Golf Course before police took him into custody. Police said they found the marijuana on him. He was also charged with obstruction of justice.
DWI Arrests. Sundaresh Sadasivan, 47, of West Knight Drive, was charged October 17 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Kevin Lowery said he stopped him on Maple Avenue near Ruedemann Drive after he saw him riding partially in the northbound lane while heading southbound and found him to be intoxicated. He was also charged with reckless driving, failure to wear a seatbelt, and failure to maintain a lane.
Robert M. Dudek, 43, of Beachwood, was charged October 13 with driving while intoxicated. Corporal Russell Finkelstein said he was called to Wyndhurst Drive at Holohan Drive to investigate a business dispute regarding the ownership of a front-end loader construction vehicle.
During the investigation, Finkelstein said Officer Beatty stopped a GMC pickup truck pulling a flat bed trailer, which was believed to be involved in the dispute, and found that the driver, Dudek, was intoxicated. In addition to DWI, Dudek was also charged with driving while suspended and reckless driving.