Hopewell Township Police Blotter: Week of July 25, 2016

The following is the weekly police blotter from the Hopewell Township Police Department:

Possession of Marijuana/Contempt of Court: On 7-5-16 at 11:30 pm Officer Christopher Vaccarino was dispatched to 725 Denow Rd to check on a suspicious vehicle with subjects allegedly smoking marijuana inside the vehicle. Upon arrival he found the 2002 Hyundai in the lot and spoke with the occupants who were identified as Dwaine and James Whitaker. While speaking with them he found them both to be in possession of marijuana. They were placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters where they were processed and then turned over to the Trenton Police Department after numerous warrants for their arrest were located. Their cases will be heard in municipal court.

Theft and Forgery: On 7-19-16 Officer Joseph McNeil arrested and charged Morgan Enourato with Forgery and Theft.  The investigation began on 7-14-16 when a victim from Hopewell Township reported that a check was stolen from his home and cashed for over $200.00.  Officer McNeil’s investigation identified Enourato as the one that stole the check and had it cashed.  He was processed and released at police headquarters.  His case will be forwarded to the Mercer County Prosecutors Office.

Fugitive from Justice: On 7-22-16 at 9:12 pm Officer Robert Voorhees was on patrol and saw a person he knows as Bianca M. Watkins from Denow Rd. He knew she had warrants for her arrest from Mansfield Township and the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department for failing to appear on an Aggravated Assault and Weapons charge. She was taken into custody and transported to police headquarters where she was processed and lodged in the Mercer County Correctional Center on a No-bail warrant.

Contempt of Court: On 7-22-16 at 9:48 pm Officer Alexis Mirra checked a suspicious vehicle at a business that was closed on Pennington Road.  While speaking with the driver who was identified as Sean A. Archer of Brooklyn NY he was found to have warrants for his arrest from Plainsboro and Cranbury Townships.  He was placed under arrest and turned over to the custody of Plainsboro Police.

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