- Tuesday May 25th, 2010 :: 02:28 p.m. EDT
May 25, 2010
Lt. Kevin Donovan
Saturday, May 22, 2010 @ approximately 11:08 AM – Police arrested Santana M. Bellick, age 23, Keith A. Inhoff, Jr., age 22, and Terrance M. O’Loughlin, Jr. age 19, all of Flemington, and charged them each with burglary, theft and trespassing following an incident on Pennsylvania Avenue.
While on patrol, police found the three at a property with three abandoned houses on Pennsylvania Avenue. The property is posted “No Trespassing” and after further investigation it was found that the three entered the houses and stole copper and various other scrap metals from inside of them. Investigation and arrests by Ptl. Michael Dendis.
Saturday, May 22, 2010 @ approximately 9:28 PM – Police arrested Jeffrey E. Becker, age 20 of Clinton Township, Kyle G. Gravelle, age 18 of Kingwood Township, and Stephen M. Lorenzi, age 21 of Delaware Township, and charged each with theft following an incident at Walmart on Rt. 31.
Police were called to the store by a store employee who observed several male subjects load a motorized shopping cart into the bed of a pick up truck and leave the area. After police arrived, the investigation resulted in Becker and Gravelle returning to the store with the cart and returning it to store staff. Both were subsequently placed under arrest.
Lorenzi turned himself in to police at police headquarters after being contacted by an officer via telephone. The cart was an Amigo Value Shopper valued at approximately $2,200.00. Investigation and arrests by Patrol Officer Margaret Hammond.
Sunday, May 23, 2010 @ approximately 10:15 PM – Police arrested Josiah F. Richette, age 19 of High Bridge, and charged him with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia (rolling papers) following a traffic stop on Rt. 202/31. Richette was a passenger in a vehicle that was initially stopped for driving on the shoulder and view obstructions. Investigation and arrest by Det. Robert Landolina.
Spots Still Available for Junior Police Academy – Although the deadline to apply has passed, the Raritan Township Police Department will accept additional applications for the annual Junior Police Academy. The Academy runs from July 12 to Jul 16, 2010.
It is open to 13-15 year olds living in the Hunterdon Central Regional High School sending district. Applications are available at the front desk at police headquarters. Contact Ptl. Eugene Blessing or Ptl. Michael Bokach at police headquarters at 908-782-8889 with any questions.
THE FACT THAT A PERSON HAS BEEN ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH A CRIME DOES NOT IMPLY THAT HE OR SHE IS GUILTY. ALL PERSONS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN A COURT OF LAW.
Raritan Township, NJ Police Department
2 Municipal Dr
Flemington, NJ 08822