Thursday, September 20, 2012
Margaret Corrigan was under the influence of the prescription drug Ambien when she hit a 54-year-old man with cerebral palsy
The East Windsor woman who struck and killed a 54-year-old man with cerebral palsy in 2010 was sentenced to three years in prison on Thursday, September 13. Margaret Corrigan, 57, of Harding Court, is scheduled to turn herself into prison today to begin serving her sentence, said Casey DeBlasio, a spokeswoman for the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office. Corrigan’s attorney Robert Lytle recently filed a motion for the court to reconsider Corrigan’s sentence, and Superior Court Judge Robert Billmeier heard Lytle’s arguments at a hearing Tuesday. According to a report from NJ.com, Lytle argued Corrigan’s health problems should excuse her from serving her sentence. He reportedly claimed due to medical concerns, Corrigan would not be provided …
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Morris Lundy details his relationship with his grandson in the December 2011 YouTube video.
The man charged with kidnapping his five-year-old grandson from a West Windsor apartment complex posted a YouTube video six months ago asking for help to keep his grandson from child services. Morris Lundy, 50, was found with his grandson, David Lundy, in a South Carolina McDonalds on Tuesday and was arrested without incident, according to the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office. The abduction led to an amber alert and brought searchers in from agencies including the New Jersey State Police, FBI, Mercer County Sheriff's Ofﬁce, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and local police and emergency workers. The YouTube video outlines a struggle the grandfather said he was facing with the Division of Youth and Family Services after …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The woman was under the influence of the prescription drug Ambien.
An East Windsor woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to hitting and killing a 54-year-old man with cerebral palsy in 2010 after taking a prescription drug and driving, according to the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office. Margaret Corrigan, 57, of Harding Court, will be sentenced on July 17 to serve four years in state prison as part of the plea agreement, said Prosecutor Joseph L. Bocchini Jr. Corrigan was driving on Dutch Neck Road after leaving the pharmacy on Feb. 16, 2010 when she hit Edward Boye from behind, the prosecutor’s office said. Corrigan admitted to taking the prescription drug Ambien before driving. Boye, who was riding in a three-wheeled bike, was ejected and transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, where he died, …
Friday, April 13, 2012
The investigation is ongoing, police said.
A 71-year-old woman died hours after being airlifted from a collision with a UPS box truck on Route 33 near the Turnpike overpass Thursday afternoon, according to East Windsor police. Police responded around 1:10 p.m. and found a car driven by Frannie Rios, of Hooverton Place, had collided with a UPS box truck, driven by Springfield resident William Dun, 56, at the intersection of Route 33 and Woodside Avenue, police said a primary investigation revealed. The woman’s vehicle struck the right side of the UPS truck then was pushed against the guardrail before spinning and coming to rest in the middle of Route 33, said Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office spokeswoman Casey DeBlasio. First responders said Rios was unconscious but breathing when …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The Attorney General ban the drug on Feb. 29.
One arrest was made after a crackdown by the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office and local law enforcement on the ban of synthetic marijuana imposed by the state Attorney General, officials said. As part of a three-part initiative to enforce the ban, local law enforcement encouraged known-retailers of synthetic marijuana, also known as K2 or spice, to turn in the product during the 10-day grace period, which was enacted Feb. 29, the prosecutor's office said. Following the grace period, the prosecutor’s Special Investigations Unit and local police conducted undercover buys at more than 30 retail establishments across Mercer County. “We were pleased to discover that the majority of retailers were in compliance,” said Mercer County Prosecutor …
Friday, April 6, 2012
If the program is completed, charges will be dropped.
The East Windsor employee who was charged in August 2011 with falsifying township records to send her children to summer camp for free must complete community service and pay restitution and fines, according to the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office. As part of an agreement with prosecutors Christine Hodapp must testify, if called upon, against her former boss, Kevin Hood, the East Windsor recreation director who was charged in March with theft, witness tampering and hindering apprehension in connection with the Hodapp case, said prosecutor's office spokeswoman Casey DeBlasio. From 2008 through 2010 Hodapp, who worked as Hood’s secretary, falsified Township records to show her children’s camp bills had been paid, totaling $6,850, …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The investigation is ongoing.
An early morning blaze that damaged an abandoned house on Etra Road on March 8 was an arson, according to East Windsor police. Police said there were signs of forced entry at the house and the fire remains under investigation. When firefighters arrived at the house flames were seen shooting through a second story window, according to Fire Chief Barry Rashkin, of East Windsor Volunteer Fire Company #2. There were no injuries. Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office arson investigators responded to the fire, and are assisting East Windsor police, who are leading the investigation, prosecutor’s office spokeswoman Casey DeBlasio said in an email.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Others are believed to be involved, police said.
A credit card fraud ring was disrupted when Hightstown police made a routine traffic stop on Mercer Street near Cedar Hill Cemetery. Police pulled over a car on Dec. 14 for going 43 mph in a 25 mph area, and found the car was stolen, police said. Isaac Johnson, 24, of Lawrenceville, was arrested and had nine Master Cards and five Visa cards in two different people’s names on him, which lead police to believe the cards could be fraudulent or stolen, said Hightstown police Detective Benjamin Miller. Over the next few days Miller matched the names and numbers on the card with the actual account numbers, and found that the cards had been compromised. One victim told Miller they received a letter from a credit card company saying there was had…