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Hightstown Police: One Arrested While Taking Relative Into Custody

The following information was provided by Hightstown Borough Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Driving While Intoxicated

Felix Paredes, 33, of New Brunswick, was arrested on Stockton Street at about 12:10 a.m. Dec. 20 and charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, and failure to maintain lamps.

Police said Paredes was stopped for driving with no tail lights. During the traffic stop, a police officer detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage and had the driver perform field sobriety tests, which he failed, police said. Paredes was subsequently taken into custody and later released with pending court action.

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Theft

Between 11:56 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Dec. 20, someone stole a delivered package from a residence in the 100 block of South Street. The package was valued at $60. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Hightstown Borough Police Department at 609-448-1234.

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Driving While Intoxicated

Nancy Gingrich, 36, of Columbus, was arrested on Mercer Street about 10:30 p.m. on Dec. 20 and charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated in a school zone, reckless driving, and speeding. Gingrich was stopped for traveling 45 mph in a 25 mph speed zone, police said.

During the traffic stop, a police officer detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage and had Gingrich perform field sobriety tests, which she failed, police said. She was taken into custody and later released with pending court action.

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Contempt of Court

Tiffany Wiggins, 30, of Trenton was arrested on Mercer Street at about 4:35 p.m. on Dec. 26 and charged with providing false information to a law enforcement officer, contempt of court, unlicensed driving, operating an uninsured vehicle, and operating an unregistered vehicle, police said.

Also arrested was a passenger in Wiggins’ vehicle, Kaiseen Chaneyfield, 30, of Chester, Pa., who was charged with obstructing the administration of law and contempt of court, police said.

After the vehicle she was driving was stopped by police for having an expired registration, Wiggins provided a false date of birth in an attempt to conceal her true identity, police said. She was found to have an active warrant from Trenton City Municipal Court and was arrested for such and also for providing a false date of birth.

During the arrest, the passenger, Chaneyfield, exited the vehicle and attempted to interfere with the arrest and failed to comply with a police officer’s commands to return to the vehicle, police said. Chaneyfield was also found to have warrants issued by Bordentown Township Municipal Court and Trenton City Municipal Court.

Wiggins was released upon posting bail with pending court action and Chaneyfield was turned over to Trenton Police Department in lieu of bail.

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Theft

Alexandria Weber, 19, of Matawan, was arrested at the borough police station at about 1:15 p.m. on Dec. 28 and charged with theft of moveable property. An investigation into a theft from a residence resulted in the charges and arrest of Weber. She was released on a summons complaint with pending court action.

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Contempt of Court

James Yuckasz, 47, of Cream Ridge, was arrested on Main Street at about 10:25 p.m. on Dec. 28 and charged with contempt of court, driving while his license is suspended, and operating an unregistered vehicle.

A random license plate inquiry revealed Yuckasz’s vehicle was unregistered and that the registered owner had a suspended driver’s license. A credential check confirmed such and revealed an active warrant for Yuckasz in the amount of $500 issued by Manalapan Township Municipal Court. Yuckasz was released upon posting bail with pending court action.

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Driving While Intoxicated

Luis Rivera, 20, of Hamilton Township, was arrested on Wyckoff Mills Road at about 1 a.m. on Dec. 31 and charged with underage driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, and speeding.

Rivera was stopped for traveling 42 mph in a 25 mph and during the stop a police officer detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage, police said. Rivera, being under the legal drinking age, was taken into custody for such offense and was later released with pending court action.

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Contempt of Court

Angel Rivera, a 22-year-old Hamilton Township resident, was arrested at the borough police station about 4:35 a.m. on Dec. 31 and charged with contempt of court. Rivera, who came to take custody of a relative, was found to have an active warrant issued by Hightstown Borough Municipal Court in the amount of $500. Rivera was later released upon posting bail.

B.Bennett January 08, 2013 at 12:45 PM
The guy was 20 and arrested for underage driving?
Rebecca January 08, 2013 at 03:09 PM
Underage driving while intoxicated. Not underage driving. I guess driving intoxicated UNDER 21 is more serious than driving intoxicated OVER 21.
Maryanne Corica January 08, 2013 at 06:54 PM
Underage drinking, and driving while intoxicated.

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