Hightstown Police Blotter: Warrant Arrest, Public Urination, Theft

The following arrest information was supplied by the police department of Hightstown Borough. It does not indicate a conviction.

Man Charged with Contempt of Court

New York, NY resident David Cusumano, 23, was charged with contempt of court on September 1. Police said Cusumano was arrested on Franklin Street after police stopped him for speeding. He was reportedly traveling 45 mph in a 25 mph speed zone.  A credential check revealed Cusumano had an active warrant in the amount of $130 issued by West Orange Municipal Court.  Cusumano was taken into custody and was later released after paying the fine.

Public Urination Charge for East Windsor Resident

East Windsor resident Jose Delgado-Guevara, 30, was arrested on September 1 on Bank Street after police reportedly observed him urinating on the corner of the Public Works building. Police said while investigating the incident the subject provided a false name and date of birth to the officer. Delgado-Guevara reportedly confessed to this after police revealed the name and date of birth he provided had an active warrant for their arrest.  Police charged him with providing false information to a law enforcement officer and urinating in public. Delgado-Guevara was taken into custody and later released on a summons complaint with pending court action.

Thefts from Vehicles

Between 11 p.m. on September 1 and 2 p.m. on September 2, unknown subject(s) entered a Second Avenue resident’s vehicle and stole an iPhone 4 and a tire, valued around $500. The resident said the vehicle was unlocked during the incident.

Between 10:30 a.m. on August 21 and 8:37 a.m. on September 4, unknown subject(s) entered a Second Avenue resident’s vehicle and stole an iPod docking station and a Swiss Army knife/flashlight, valued around $130.  The resident was unsure if the vehicle was unlocked during the incident, but there were no signs of forced entry.

The Hightstown Borough Police Department asks anyone with information on these incidents to contact them, and encourages residents to secure their vehicles and keep valuables out of sight.

Hamilton Woman Charged For Drunken Driving

A Hamilton, NJ woman was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated in a school zone, reckless driving, and failure to maintain lane on September 4. Jessica Coefer, 23, was arrested on Mercer Street after patrol officers reportedly observed her cross the fog line, almost striking the curb, and then back across the center line of the roadway. Police said when Coefer was stopped for the infraction, the officer detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage. Coefer was reportedly given field sobriety tests, which she failed, and was taken into custody. At police headquarters, Coefer submitted breath samples that resulted in a reading of 0.08% BAC. She was later released with pending court action.

Leslie Bianczik September 07, 2012 at 12:42 PM
Jose Delgado-Guevara was simply using an undocumented restroom. He should not have been arrested.
B.Bennett September 07, 2012 at 01:14 PM
Two car robberies on Second Avenue, public urination on Bank Street, drunk driving on Mercer Street....way to go, Hightstown....town is going downhill fast....


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