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Police Blotter: four DUIs, wallet stolen at Penn Brook, unruly arrested at Golden Nugget

by Mary Galioto

The following is information provided by the Hopewell Township Police Department, which serves Hopewell Township and Hopewell Borough:

Drunk driver discovered in Baker Way driveway
On June 12, at approximately 5:36pm, Officer Robert Voorhees responded to Baker Way for a reported vehicle blocking a driveway and the driver not responsive. Upon arrival, Officer Voorhees observed the vehicle and made contact with the driver, who was determined to be under the influence of alcohol. The driver performed sobriety testing roadside and was arrested for DUI. The individual was transported to Hopewell Township Police Department (HTPD) for processing and later released. The matter is scheduled to be heard in Municipal Court. 

Drunk driver causes one-car crash in Pennington
On June 16, at approximately 4:43am, Officer Vincent Amabile responded to a Woodmere Way address for a reported one car motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, the vehicle was found off of the roadway and the driver was found to have driven under the influence. The individual was charged with driving under the influence, along with numerous motor vehicle violations. The matter is scheduled to be heard in Municipal Court.

Drunk driver crashes on Pennington Harbourton Road
On June 17, Officer Michael Crincoli responded to Pennington Harbourton Road at approximately 3:30pm for a reported motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, Officer Crincoli made contact with one of the drivers who was found to have operated the vehicle under the influence. Field sobriety testing was conducted roadside, and ultimately, the individual was arrested for DUI and transported to HTPD for processing and later released. The individual was charged with DUI and reckless driving. The matter is scheduled to be heard in Municipal Court. 

Drunk driver gets stuck on Pennington Rocky Hill Road
On June 23, Officer Klesney responded to Pennington Rocky Hill Road near Carter Road for a reported vehicle stuck off of the roadway. Upon arrival, Officer Klesney made contact with the driver who was found to be operating the vehicle under the influence. After field sobriety tests were conducted roadside, the individual was placed under arrest and transported to HTPD for processing and was later released. The individual was charged with DUI and a number of motor vehicle violations. The matter will be heard in Municipal Court. 

Unruly patron arrested at Golden Nugget
On June 16, at approximately 1:22pm, officers responded to the Golden Nugget Flea Market for a reported disorderly party. After investigation on scene, it was determined that a patron had made threats to another person at the flea market. Officers arrested the individual on scene and they were charged with harassment, terroristic threats, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and bias intimidation. The matter is scheduled to be heard in Superior Court. 

Wallet and credit cards stolen
On June 20, Officer Maria Gavdanovich responded to a Bear Tavern Road address for a reported theft and fraud. The victim reported that their wallet was stolen and credit cards were used. The total loss was reported as $1,470. The investigation is ongoing. 

Car broken into, wallet stolen at Penn Brook Swim Club
On June 21, Officer Michael Crincoli responded to the Penn Brook Swim Club for a reported vehicle burglary. The victim reported their vehicle was broken into and their wallet was stolen from inside the car. The vehicle’s front window was smashed. The total value of stolen property was reported as approximately $310. The investigation is ongoing. 

Thief offers sack of fake bills, makes off with bike 
On June 23, Officer James Klesney responded to the Northfield Bank for a reported theft. The victim reported that they were attempting to complete a sale of a bicycle at the Northfield Bank with a party they made contact with on Facebook Marketplace. The unidentified subject, provided a bag containing “cash” and asked to test ride the bike. The subject then rode off on the bike. The bag was found to have contained prop money. The investigation is ongoing.  

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