Monday, May 20, 2013
A compilation of arrests in Hightstown between May 6 and May 14.
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Monday, May 20
The following report is based on information released by Hightstown Borough police. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. ---------------------------- On May 6, 2013 at 7:45 p.m. officers took custody of Jose Borrero, 26, of Mercer Street, Hightstown, on warrants issued by Hightstown Borough Municipal Court. The warrant was in the amount of $1,000 and the subject was unable to post bail. He was transported to Mercer County Adult Correction Center in lieu of bail. ---------------------------- On May 8 at 7:42 p.m. at Hightstown Liquors, Stockton Street, officers responded to a shoplifting report regarding a subject stealing an $8 bottle of liquor. Through security surveillance systems, the officers were able to identify the subject and…
Friday, May 17, 2013
Alston served the police department for 30 years; he was 62.
Friday, May 17
Edwin M. Alston, 62, of Hamilton Square, passed away on Monday at home. Born in Trenton, he was a lifelong area resident. A graduate of Trenton High School, class of 1969, he retired after 30 years of service as a sergeant from the Hightstown Police Department. Edwin was a loving father and grandfather and enjoyed playing shuffleboard, fishing and was an avid singer. Son of the late Thomas C. Alston Sr. and Helen Williams, brother of the late Anna Steinberg, he is survived by five children, Robin Guarino, Rebecca McKay, Eric Alston, Jerry Alston and Erin Alston; six grandchildren, Nicole, Joshua, Isabella, Harper, Amber and Alexandria; and best friend, Mark Lidke. Relatives and friends may call on Friday from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Buklad …
Friday, May 10, 2013
The emails reference the firing of the Borough Administrator and the petition for a referendum on the bond ordinance for the new Borough Hall.
The individual who sent threatening emails to Hightstown Councilman Rob Thibault has shared the emails with Patch. Thibault confirmed that the emails sent to Patch were, in fact, the ones sent to his personal email address. Using the alias “Robert Langdon,” the person addressed the emails to Rob and Lisa Thibault. The first email, sent on May 4, stated, “There is a network of friends and supporters of ideas and people. Think twice about repercussions of actions you may take that results in a war of vengeance against your war of vengeance.” The second email, sent on May 5, mentioned that the individual had heard that the possible firing of Borough Administrator Michael Theokas was in retaliation against the petition for referendum on the …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
This is an active investigation.
Hightstown Councilman Rob Thibault reportedly received threatening emails regarding his opinion on the petition against the Borough Hall reconstruction project. Thibault has publicly vocalized his displeasure with the petition saying that the committee misled people into signing it by leading them to believe that the Borough was funding the entire $3.375 million project, when only $475,000 was to be bonded for the project. Hightstown Police Director James LeTellier said that the sender of the threatening email used an alias of a fictional character. The contents of the email cannot be revealed because the investigation is still active, LeTellier said. However, he did confirm that the threats were in relation to Borough business, …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
A list of police reports that took place during the week of April 11 - April 17.
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Wednesday, April 24
The following report is based on information released by Hightstown Borough police. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. ------------------------------- On April 13 at 2:18 a.m. on Mercer Street, officers arrested William Graham, a 51 year-old man of Etra Road, Hightstown, and charged him with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated in a school zone, reckless driving, and failure to maintain lane. While on patrol, officers observed the subject drive over the double center line on several occasions and effectuated a motor vehicle stop for the infraction. Upon stopping the subject, the officer detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage and had the driver perform field sobriety tests. The subject failed the tests and …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Recent arrests made by Hightstown Borough Police.
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Wednesday, February 6
The following information was provided by the Hightstown Borough Police Department; it does not indicate a conviction. Driving While Intoxicated Michael Keefe, 45, of Hamilton, was arrested on Mercer Street about 7:50 p.m. on Jan. 21 and charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated in a school zone, driving while suspended, and reckless driving. A license plate inquiry revealed that the registered owner of the vehicle had a suspended driver’s license. Upon stopping the vehicle and identifying the driver – Keefe – as the registered owner, an officer detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage. Keefe was given field sobriety tests, which he failed, and was then taken into custody. Keefe submitted breath samples and …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The following information was provided by the Hightstown Police Department; it does not indicate a conviction.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, January 24
Criminal Mischief On Jan. 16 at 8:03 p.m. officers responded to the 200 block of Mercer Street on a report of criminal mischief. A resident investigating suspicious noises to an adjacent property found several juveniles on the property and chased the subjects away. The resident found that a tire to a vehicle was slashed with an unknown sharp object. A residence in the 100 block of South Street also fell victim to such. Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to contact the Hightstown Borough Police Department. Arrest Warrant On Jan. 17 at 11:22 a.m. at the Hightstown Borough Police Department, Andrew Snow, a 26-year-old male of Deerfield Arms, Hightstown, NJ turned himself into authorities on an active warrant for his …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
A Hightstown and Monroe man were arrested by Hightstown police for reportedly being in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Alexander Abeel, 23, of Monroe Township, and Shane Colvell, 23, of Hightstown, were arrested by Hightstown Borough Police around 1:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8 after police responded to investigate a report about a suspicious vehicle in the rear parking lot of St. Anthony’s Church on Maxwell Avenue in Hightstown. Abeel, the driver of the vehicle, threw a baggie out of the car window as he lowered the window to speak to an approaching officer. The baggie, police determined, contained remnants of marijuana. A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed a partially-smoked cigar with marijuana in it. Police charged Abeel with possession of marijuana under 50 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a controlled dangerous …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
A roundup of arrests made by Hightstown Police.
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Tuesday, January 22
The following information was provided by Hightstown Borough Police Department. Disorderly Conduct Jesus Januario, 44, of the Townhouse Apartments on Manlove Avenue, Hightstown, was arrested about 8:20 a.m. on Jan. 13 after police responded to a “report of an intoxicated male causing a disturbance within a residence” on Manloe Avenue. Januario was charged with disorderly conduct. He was processed at the police station and held until he became sober. He was then released, pending court action. -------------------------------- Urinating in Public Clever Jimenez, 41, of Old Millstone Road, East Windsor, was issued a citation for urinating in public about 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 14 after police received a complaint about a “male subject urinating in…
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
A witness captured the alleged crime on a cell phone photo and alerted police.
A 43-year-old man was captured on camera performing oral sex on a 15-year-old boy near Peddie Lake in Hightstown Sunday night, according to police. A witness who took a cell phone photo of the crime alerted authorities, police said. The man, identified by police as Thomas A. Massaro of Meadow Drive, allegedly offered the teen money to perform the sexual act. Massaro was charged with sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a minor and prostitution involving a minor, and was being held at the Mercer County Adult Correction Center on $50,000 bail. -- Follow East Windsor Patch on Facebook, Twitter and sign up for the daily newsletter.