Accident. A serious head-on collision on Plainsboro Road on November 1 left two people injured.
According to Sergeant Joe Jankowski, the accident occurred at 11:40 a.m. when a Hunters Glen Drive resident driving a Dodge Neon collided with a Subaru, driven by a resident of Ruthies Run in Princeton Junction. Police said the cars were traveling in opposite directions, when the accident occurred at the corner of Scotts Corner Road.
The driver of the Dodge was airlifted to Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick with multiple injuries.
The driver of the Subaru was taken to the University Medical Center at Princeton with unspecified injuries. The accident is still under investigation.
Theft. Someone stole a reel of copper wire belonging to Forest Electric from the hospital construction site on Plainsboro Road in the early morning on October 30. Officer Arthur Gant said the reel of wire was worth $1,000. Detectives were called to the scene, and the investigation is ongoing.
Illegal Dumping. An unknown person driving a 2007 Mercedes Benz was seen by management at the Fox Run Apartments illegally dumping a garbage bag into one of the dumpsters at the apartment complex on October 29. The car was not on file as a resident, said Officer Richard Wolak. The estimated cost to have a dumpster emptied is $100. The incident is being investigated by police.
Simple Assault. A union electrician alleged that the general foreman for Star-Lo Electric pushed him into a print table during a heated verbal argument at the construction site of the new University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, said Officer Martin McElrath. However, the foreman denied pushing the electrician, and witnesses had conflicting stories, McElrath said. No complaints were signed at the time.
Harassment/Terroristic Threats. A juvenile resident of Fox Run Drive reported to police that someone had threatened the juvenile through a MySpace.com account and E-mail between October 12 and 25, said Officer Richard Wolak.
Fraud. A resident of Tamarron Drive was the victim of fraud between October 12 and 18, said Officer Richard Wolak. Wolak said someone made several fraudulent withdrawals from his bank account by using a duplicate ATM card. The total loss was $3,517.95.
Disorderly Conduct. Alfredo Conde, 25, of Hunters Glen Drive, and Justin Young, 26, of Ewing, were charged with disorderly conduct on October 27. Sergeant Joseph Jankowski and three officers were dispatched to Hunters Glen Drive and found the two men involved in a heated verbal argument and pushing each other. Jankowski said their actions had alarmed neighbors, who called police. They were charged and released.
Drug Arrests. Kevin J. Clouse, 22, of Neptune City, was charged October 27 with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and drug paraphernalia. Officer Mathieu Baumann said he stopped him on George Davison Road for having inoperable license plate lights and found him to be in possession of oxycodone and drug paraphernalia. He was also charged with summonses for maintenance of lamps, failure to exhibit registration, and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.
DWI Arrests. James D. Weaver, 47, of New Brunswick, was charged October 29 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Martin McElrath said he stopped Weaver on Route 1 North for failing to signal a turn, failure to maintain a lane, and making an improper turn and found he was intoxicated. He was also charged with refusal to submit to a breath test, reckless driving, failure to follow a marked turn course, failure to exhibit documents, failure to signal, failure to maintain a lane, and making an improper turn.
Brooke A. Roberts, 34, of Monroe, was charged October 30 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Jason Mandato said he stopped her on Schalks Crossing Road for having inoperable rear license plate lights and found she was intoxicated. She was also charged with reckless driving and failure to maintain lamps.
Srihari Kakaraparthi, 41, of Monmouth Junction, was charged October 26 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Joseph Breyta said he stopped him on Tennyson Drive for having an inoperable tail light and found he was intoxicated. He was also charged with reckless driving, obstruction of view, and maintenance of lamps.
Nicole S. Pacheco, 27, of Ravens Crest Drive, was charged October 23 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Kenneth Beatty said he stopped her for speeding on Plainsboro Road and found her to be intoxicated. She was also charged with speeding and reckless driving.
John F. Wachter, 29, of Avalon, was charged October 21 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Martin McElrath said he stopped Wachter on Henters Glen Drive for having an inoperable brake light and found he was intoxicated. He was also charged with reckless driving and maintenance of lamps.