East Windsor Police Blotter: Trespassing, Theft, and Drunken Driving
The following arrest information was supplied by the police department of East Windsor Township. It does not indicate a conviction.
Trespassing on Hightstown High School Athletic Fields
At 11:02 p.m. on Nov. 7, police responded to the practice football field of the Hightstown High School for a report of a disabled vehicle on the field.
Police said Michael McCord, 18, had been joyriding on the field in the snow storm. McCord, of Chatham Court, reportedly became stuck and was unable to free the vehicle.
After consulting with school personnel, Patrol Officer Robert Davison learned the fields had sustained approximately $1,000 in damage due to circular tracks in several fields.
McCord was arrested for trespassing, criminal mischief, reckless driving, careless driving, and driving across sidewalk. He was released pending court action.
Theft at Danbury Court
A Danbury Court resident reported her rear passenger tire and wheel were stolen overnight.
The resident parked her 2001 BMW in the parking lot of Danbury Court overnight between 5 p.m. on Nov. 8 and 7:30 a.m. on Nov. 9. The vehicle was discovered in the morning resting on two bricks, which caused damage to the body valued at approximately $400. The wheel was valued at approximately $500. The incident is under investigation.
Drunken Driving Charges for Local Man
Sergeant Eric Lion observed a black Volkswagen traveling south on Route 130 near Route 571 in an erratic manner, police said. He stopped the vehicle as it turned onto Conover Road at 2:44 a.m. on Nov. 10.
Police said the driver, Sheik Bakhsh, 22, had an odor of an alcoholic beverage and bloodshot, watery eyes. Bakhsh, or Inverness Lane, was given field sobriety tests and arrested for driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, careless driving, failure to maintain lane, and speeding, police said. He was released pending court action.
Burglary to Auto at Twin Rivers Drive North
A Twin Rivers Drive North resident reported that her vehicle was entered through a smashed rear door window between 2 and 9:43 a.m on Nov. 10. A stereo faceplate worth approximately $170 was stolen. The incident is under investigation.
Criminal Mischief to Disabled Vehicle on High School Field
Police said the disabled vehicle left on the Hightstown High School field on Nov. 7 was damaged while it remained stuck on the field between Nov. 8 and 10.
The complainant found the vehicle with smashed driver’s and passenger’s side mirrors broken, as well as taillights and brake lights. There were several dents on the hood and the tires were flat, police said. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at approximately $1,200.
Damage to Parked Vehicle
The owner of a vehicle parked on Dennison Drive reported that his vehicle was scratched by a sharp object on both sides between 8 p.m. on Nov. 7 and 10 a.m. on Nov. 8, causing damage estimated at $1,000.
Drug Charge for East Windsor Man
According to police, Patrol Officer Michael Greco observed a 2001 Hyundai traveling on One Mile Road with a light out at 8:03 p.m. on Nov. 10. Greco stopped the vehicle observed loose marijuana inside the vehicle, police said. The passenger, Alex Ruperto, 19, was found to be in possession of a marijuana cigarette and was arrested. Ruperto, of Rockybrook Court, was charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams and released pending court action.