Police Blotter

On October 10, the Hopewell Township Police Department (HTPD) received a report that an unknown actor gained access to a Brandon Farm’s resident’s credit/debit card and withdrew $4,260 from her bank account.  Police later identified the alleged thief, who was arrested and charged.

A Pennington Road business contacted HTPD on October 16 when a man tried to cash a fraudulent check at their store. After a follow-up investigation, a West Windsor resident was arrested for forgery.

Police responded to a Hopewell Borough address October 31 for a reported theft. The victim reported an unknown actor had removed multiple pieces of construction equipment valued at approximately $7,750 from a storage container on the property on October 26.

After Police responded to a fire alarm activation on November 1, an individual in the home, a Hopewell Borough resident, was arrested. The individual was known by police to have active warrants for his arrest from several jurisdictions and also was found in possession of heroin.

An individual in Brandon Farms notified Police on October 27 that a person there was attempting to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested.

A Hampton, NJ driver was stopped by police on Harbourton-Rocktown Road on November 2 and was arrested after he was found to be in possession of heroin, less than 50 grams of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

HTPD also reported that three other drivers were arrested after traffic stops during this period, two for driving while intoxicated and the other for possession of marijuana.

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