Thursday, May 16, 2013
A crash between a concrete truck and a sedan on Route 130 in East Windsor was caused by the truck's failure to stop at a red light, police said.
The man who drove the concrete truck that struck a sedan and killed the driver on Route 130 yesterday has been charged by East Windsor police with vehicular homocide. The continued investigation by police revealed that Robert Conover Jr., 52, failled to stop for a red traffic light at the intersection of Route 130 and Route 33. This alleged oversight led to a collision with an Infiniti sedan killing the driver, Rangarau Sudhakara, of Sousa Court in East Windsor. Sudhakara was extricated from the car and pronounced dead at the scene. Conover, of Wrightstown, was charged with vehicular homocide, failure to observe signal, and reckless driving. He is currently remanded in Mercer County Correctional Facility in default of $100,000 bail. For …
Friday, April 26, 2013
A list of recent drug and DWI arrests in East Windsor.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, April 26
East Windsor police have reported a variety of drug and drinking while intoxicated arrests in the Township over the past several weeks. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. Ryan Fleischer, 18, of Freehold, and Kimberly Lombardi, 18, of Manalapan, were arrested by East Windsor police on April 21 for allegedly being in possession of marijuana. Ptl. Michael Adelung pulled over a car that was erratically driving on Route 130; he reportedly smelled marijuana from within the vehicle. Further investigation revealed that the vehicle occupants, Fleischer and Lombardi, were in possession of a glass jar of marijuana, a marijuana grinder, two marijuana pipes, and a box of cupcakes that were made with marijuana. They were both arrested and charged…
Friday, April 19, 2013
Corner Copia in East Windsor was one of many commercial burglaries involving four individuals, according to New Jersey State Police.
Two suspects were charged on Wednesday in connection with the burglary of Corner Copia Garden Center, the East Windsor Township Police Department announced. A police investigation of the April 4 burglary, where $300 in cash was stolen from the register, involved other law enforcement agencies who helped identify the suspects. Francisco Chadwick, 25, of New Egypt, and Heather Yesuvida, 24, of Cream Ridge, were both charged with burglary and theft. According to New Jersey State Police, Chadwick and Yesuvida were two of four individuals involved in a commercial burglary ring that police believe are responsible for over twenty burglaries. Chadwick was already in police custody at the Ocean County Jail serving a drug court violation and he was …
Monday, February 25, 2013
A compilation of recent arrests in East Windsor.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Monday, February 25
Editor’s Note: The following information was released by East Windsor Township Police. Anyone with information about any of these crimes is asked to call police at (609) 448-5678. * * * Drug Offense Timothy Herlihy, 19, of Roosevelt was arrested about 9:05 p.m. on Feb. 12 and charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams after the vehicle he was driving was stopped by Officer Troy McWhorter on Etra Road. Police said McWhorter initiated the traffic stop after observing Herlihy’s 1999 Oldsmobile traveling on Twin Rivers Drive near Milford Road with defective lights. Upon approaching the vehicle, the officer allegedly smelled an odor of marijuana. “Investigation revealed that the driver was in possession of a bag of marijuana. The …
Friday, February 22, 2013
East Windsor police arrested Joseph Scirocco for allegedly threatening a person with a knife.
Joseph Scirocco, 20, of Hightstown was arrested by East Windsor police on Saturday, Feb. 16 and charged with aggravated assault and weapons offenses after he allegedly threatened another person with a knife, the East Windsor Police Department reported. At around 9 p.m., officers responded to a call for an employee allegedly threatening a customer with a knife at Mahzu restaurant on Route 33. According to police, Scirocco intervened in a dispute between a group of patrons and a waitress by brandishing a kitchen knife and threatening members of the group. Scirocco was arrested and taken into custody, but was later released after posting bail. This case is pending court. Scirocco was one of four men charged in December for allegedly …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The two juveniles were seen stealing electronic devices from the store, police said.
East Windsor Police responded to a shoplifting complaint at Target on Saturday, Feb. 9. Two Hightstown juveniles were seen removing security devices from several electronic items by store personnel. Police said they observed the two juveniles, one 17-year-old and one 14-year-old, taking several items and leaving the store via the store's security system. The 14-year-old was arrested as he left the store and the 17-year-old fled from the police officers, but was caught shortly afterwords. All of the stolen property, valued at $126.23 was returned to Target. The juveniles were released to family members pending court action. They were both charged with shoplifting.
Monday, February 11, 2013
An executed search warrant revealed drugs, distribution materials, and a weapon.
East Windsor police arrested an East Windsor resident of the Windsor Castle apartments for allegedly dealing drugs out of his apartment. Police executed a search warrant at Pedro Lopez’s address on the morning of Thursday, Jan. 31. Several ounces of marijuana, scales, packaging materials, non-prescribed prescription narcotics, and a set of brass knuckles were seized in the investigation from Lopez’s apartment, according to police. Lopez, 31, was arrested by Patrol Officer David Berez and charged with possession of marijuana over 50 grams, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute in a drug free school zone, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of narcotics without a …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The East Windsor Police have reported an attempted child luring of a 13-year-old girl.
A 13-year-old girl was approached by an adult man in a Twin Rivers parking lot and asked to come toward his vehicle, according to Lieutenant Richard Bernstein of the East Windsor Police Department. The incident was reported to police on the afternoon of Friday, Feb. 1. According to police, the man exited his car and moved toward the girl within a parking lot area of Twin Rivers Drive North. The victim told police that the man came within 15 to 20 feet of her and attempted to have a conversation. He asked her to approach his vehicle and the girl told police that she declined. The car was described as a small, black 4-door vehicle. The victim told police that the man began walking behind her for about 10 seconds, but that when she picked up…
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Two burglaries and one theft took place in East Windsor recently.
The East Windsor Police Department is reporting three burglaries within the past few weeks. At some point between 10:30 p.m. on Jan. 11 and 2:30 a.m. on Jan. 12 someone burglarized an apartment at the Princeton Arms South 2 complex. A 40 in. Sony Bravia television valued at $1,300, a second Sony Bravia of unknown size valued at $800, an Xbox controller and five games valued at $400, and $320 in cash were stolen from the apartment, according to police. This crime is still under investigation. ------------------------------- An East Windsor Township owned building on Milford Road (the building was not specified) was burglarized at some point between 3 p.m. on Jan. 17 and 10:35 a.m. on Jan. 18. The building was illegally entered and a space …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Five work vans were forcibly entered and items of value were stolen, police report.
The East Windsor Police Department is reporting a high number of vehicle burglaries recently. Five work vans were forcibly entered and items were stolen and one car radio was taken from an unlocked car at Towne Center Plaza. ------------------------------- A work van parked on Abbington Drive was forcibly entered at some point between 6:15 p.m. on Jan. 18 and 7:33 a.m. on Jan. 19, according to police. The rear door of the van was pryed open and tools were stolen. Among the items taken were two Milwaukee drills, a Dewalt impact gun, a hammer, level and tool bag. These tools are valued at approximately $650. ------------------------------- A work van parked on Kellington Drive was forcibly entered by breaking the door lock. The burglary …