ArchiveMay 2021

Man Arrested For DWI, Drugs Following Traffic Stop In Area, State Police Say

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A local man was arrested for alleged DWI and possession of cocaine following a traffic stop in the area.Ulee Johnson, age 41, was arrested on Wednesday, May 26, following the stop in Orange County of his 2004 red Infinity Q56 on East Main Street in Middletown by New York State Police. During the stop, troopers spotted an open bottle of alcohol and plastic cups containing alcohol, said Trooper...

Suspect Arrested In Fatal Trenton Hit-Run Pedestrian Crash, Authorities Say

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An unidentified motorist has been arrested in a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian crash in Mercer County, authorities said.Trenton police officers responded to North Clinton and Roebling avenues late Saturday on a report of a pedestrian struck, a police department spokeswoman said. Police found an unidentified Hispanic man  lying on the ground with serious injuries, police said.The victim was taken to...

COVID-19: Don't Fall For These Vaccine-Related Scams, Police Say

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The rise in Americans going out and getting the COVID-19 vaccine has also brought about a rise in the number of opportunistic scammers looking to take advantage of the pandemic, law enforcement officials are cautioning.An alert was issued by police in the area regarding COVID-19 vaccine scams that have been reported to law enforcement agencies across the country. According to the U.S. Department...

House Arrest Reduced For PA Woman Accused Of Stealing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Laptop

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The Pennsylvania woman accused of stealing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's laptop successfully petitioned the court to allow her 13 hours a day outside her home while she awaits trial, according to court records.Riley June Williams, 22 of Harrisburg, was arrested in Jan. on charges related to illegally entering the US Capitol building and later was charged with stealing Pelosi's laptop, according to...

Warren County Victim Loses Nearly $5K In Online Puppy Sale Scam, Police Say

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An online puppy purchase went wrong for a Warren County resident who ended up losing nearly $5,000 in a scam, police said. The victim saw an online ad for a Golden Retriever puppy and provided $300 as a deposit over Zelle after contacting the owner, Hackettstown Police said in a Wednesday press release. The victim was then given a tracking number for Blue Sky delivery service and told that the...

Husband Of Missing CT Mom Confesses To Killing Her, Arrest Report Shows

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The husband of a Connecticut mother of a 7-month-old boy who had been missing for two weeks before her body was found in a wooded area told police he leaned on her back and neck until she was dead, according to an arrest report.Tahj Hutchinson, age 22, confessed on Friday, May 21 to killing Jessica Edwards, according to an arrest report from the South Windsor police. The confession comes after...

SEEN HIM? $500 Reward For Info Leading To Arrest Of Hunterdon County ‘Fugitive Of The Week'

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The Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office and Crimestoppers are offering a $500 reward for information about the local “fugitive of the week.”A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Abhinaba Barhakur, 54, who has been indicted in Superior Court for threatening to commit violence to another person, the Prosecutor’s Office said. Barhakur failed to appear in court, resulting in the issuing of a...

Bucks Man, 21, Arrested For Harassing Woman At Local Wawa

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A 21-year-old man was arrested for harassing a female victim at a Wawa store in Bucks County Thursday, authorities said.The victim told police she got to the Farragut Avenue store and was immediately accosted by the man, later identified as Cristian Samuel Gil Aponte, 21, around 1 p.m., Bristol Borough police said. The woman dropped her phone and Aponte wouldn't give it back, nor would he allow...

South Jersey Mother, Boyfriend Arrested In Beating Death Of 5-Year-Old Child, Prosecutor Says

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The mother of a 5-year-old child and her boyfriend have been arrested in connection with the child’s death, authorities said.Marlena Cook, 29, of Camden, has been charged with first-degree murder, aggravated assault, endangering the welfare of a child and hindering apprehension, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. Saeed Bey...

DA: Norristown Man, 21, Arrested By U.S Marshals For Overnight Burglary Sting Across MontCo

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A 21-year-old Norristown man was arrested by U.S Marshals in Harrisburg (Dauphin County) for his alleged involvement in an overnight burglary sting across Montgomery County, authorities announced Thursday.Junine Garnett is accused of orchestrating eight burglaries and eight attempted burglaries between Aug. 17, 2020, and Sept. 24, 2020, from residences across Collegeville Borough, East Norriton...

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