Stolen Rental Car. On Thursday, August 16, at 9:21 p.m. police stopped a car at 10 Schalks Crossing Road that car had been reported stolen by Hertz. The driver, 24-year-old Aayush Sawhney of Pheasant Hollow Drive, told police that he rented the car from Hertz but failed to return it or provide notice to Hertz for extending the rental. Sawhney was arrested for auto theft and released after posting 10 percent of his $5,000 bail.
Burglary. On Friday, August 17, police responded to a report of a theft at the parking lot of the Courtyard by Marriot at 3819 Route 1 South. A guest staying at the hotel told police that a black bicycle lock securing the back of their U-haul truck was cut. Two suitcases, a small guitar, and a beach folding chair were stolen. The estimated value of the stolen property is $200.
Beer Kegs Stolen. On Monday, August 13, police responded to a reported theft of six silver beer kegs at Salt Creek Grille in Forrestal Village. The kegs were apparently stolen between 7:19 and 7:23 p.m. on August 13. The kegs were valued at $160. Plainsboro Police have not identified any suspects.
Theft. Police are investigating burglaries at Lakeview Terrace that occurred the night of Friday, August 10, into the morning hours of Saturday, August 11. Two storage trailers owned by residents of the complex were burglarized, as was a storage shed owned by the Millstone Apartments.
The estimated value of stolen property, mostly tools and gardening equipment, was $6,400. One resident told police that clothes, tools, and a Nolan 250 motorcycle helmet were taken from his trailer. The other resident said a Stihl FS90R weed whacker and a leaf blower were stolen from his trailer. Millstone Apartments’ management reported pieces of landscaping equipment taken from the storage shed. Any possible witnesses are asked to call the Plainsboro Police Department Detective Bureau at 609-799-2333.
DWI. On the morning of Tuesday, August 7, Plainsboro Police responded to a report of a man possibly driving under the influence. Police found a 2006 Acura illegally parked on Stanhope Street and the driver, 61-year-old Kevin Amiri of Monsey, New York, appeared intoxicated. Amiri was arrested and issued traffic summonses for DWI, reckless driving, and prohibited parking.
While conducting an enforcement detail as part of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign on Saturday, August 18, at 12:56 a.m., police stopped a pickup truck going 73 miles per hour in a 55-mile-per-hour zone on Route 1 southbound. The driver, 49-year-old Ben Chavez of Phoenix, Arizona, was found to be intoxicated.
Chavez was issued summonses for DWI, reckless driving, speeding, making an improper turn, failing to keep right, and failure to maintain a lane.
Shoplifting. Just after 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, police responded to a report of shoplifting at Wal-Mart in the Nassau Park shopping center. Loss prevention officers at the store saw 46-year-old Eric D. Morrow of Trenton take the security wrap off a 32-inch LCD television valued at $298. Morrow then walked past the cash registers and was stopped by security. Morrow was charged with shoplifting.
Possession of Marijuana. On Saturday, August 4, at 12:28 a.m. police stopped a car on New Road in Mercer County Park for speeding and having a broken headlamp. Police observed a cloud of smoke inside the car with the odor of marijuana.
The driver, 20-year-old Anthony J. Immordino of Hamilton, appeared to have traces of raw marijuana in his mouth. Police investigated Immordino and his two passengers, 23-year-old William Lenhardt of Hamilton and 24-year-old Jillian Barby of Robbinsville. Police say Lenhardt was carrying marijuana in his clothes and in a bag in the trunk of the car. Barby was found to have an outstanding traffic warrant from Robbinsville Township.
All three individuals were arrested. Immordino was issued a criminal summons for hindering apprehension –– destruction of evidence. He was also given traffic summonses for maintenance of headlamps, speeding, and possession of a CDS in a motor vehicle.
Burglary. Police are investigating a burglary at 22 Suffolk Lane that occurred on Friday, August 10, between 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. The victims reported that numerous pieces of jewelry and electronics were stolen from the home. The total value of items is estimated at over $7,000. Police have no suspects at this time.
On the morning of Wednesday, August 15, police responded to a report of a burglary outside of the Extended Stay America at 3450 Brunswick Pike. A resident of New London, Wisconsin, told police that during his stay at the hotel an unknown thief broke into his trailer and stole tools and motorcycle components worth approximately $1,850. The trailer’s padlock also sustained $220 worth of damage from being cut.
Criminal Mischief. On the morning of Thursday, August 16, a resident of 465 Meadow Road in the Windsor Woods development called police because the front passenger side window of her vehicle was smashed. The incident occurred between 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15, and the next morning. The window was valued at $300. Police have no suspects.
DWI. At 12:34 a.m. on Saturday, August 11, police stopped a black Honda for speeding and failing to maintain its lane on Route 1 South near Quakerbridge Mall. The driver, 28-year-old Andron Smith of Baltimore, showed several signs of impairment, and police noticed the smell of alcohol. Smith failed field sobriety tests and was arrested. He was issued traffic summonses for DWI, DWI refusal, reckless driving, failure to maintain a lane, speeding, and failure to keep right.