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Hopewell Township police reports that on Monday, May 25th at approximately 1:42am, Officer James Klesney responded to a Woosamonsa Road address for the report of a stolen car. Further investigation found that someone had entered an unlocked rear door to the home sometime between 9:30pm and 1:30am and had taken a wallet and the keys to a 2007 Acura from the kitchen table.

On May 27th, the Cherry Hill Police Department recovered the Acura and arrested the driver, Cuthbert Anderson, from Lawrenceville, NJ. After further investigation by Detective Michael Sherman, Mr. Anderson was charged with the burglary and theft of the home. He was also charged with theft for the stolen car. Mr. Anderson remains lodged in the Camden County Jail on unrelated charges. Mr. Anderson’s case will be forwarded to the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office for review.

Separately, on Wednesday, June 10th at approximately 2:09pm, Officer Christopher Vaccarino and other Hopewell Township officers responded to a Harbourton Rocktown Road address for the report of a burglary in progress. The homeowner had called 9-1-1 after returning home and finding a female (later identified as Latoya Colvin from Trenton, NJ) in the driveway of the home. The homeowner noticed that one of their cars parked in the driveway had its trunk and doors open.  Further investigation found that Ms. Colvin had entered two unlocked cars in the driveway, used a sledge hammer to break a window of a detached garage on the property, and had removed several items from the garage which she had placed in the homeowner’s car. Ms. Colvin’s car was later found in the rear of the property wedged between two trees and stuck in mud. Ms. Colvin was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters for processing. Ms. Colvin was charged with burglary, theft and criminal mischief. Ms. Colvin was later released after posting bail and her case will be forwarded to the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office for review. Detective Frank Tulko assisted Officer Vaccarino with this investigation.

 

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Mary Galioto
Mary Galioto is the founder, publisher and editor of MercerMe. Originally from Brooklyn, Mary has progressively moved deeper and deeper into New Jersey, settling in the heart of the state: Mercer County. Formerly the author of an embarrassingly informal blog, Mary is a lifelong writer and asker of questions and was even mentioned, albeit briefly, in the New York Times and Washington Post. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from SUNY Binghamton and a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall Law School. In her free time, Mary fills her life with excessive self-reflection, creative endeavors, and photographing mushrooms. Mary also works as the PR Coordinator at the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, serves on the volunteer Board of Trustees of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail (LHT), holds a seat on the Hopewell Borough Board of Health, and is a member of the Hopewell Valley Municipal Alliance.

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