Police from Trenton and Ewing were dispatched to the deli at about 5 p.m. to investigate a report of two males fighting—one of them with a gun.
Police said that investigation revealed that the two men became embroiled in an argument over a parking space and Howard Poon, 24, of Trenton, pulled a 40-caliber handgun and shot the other man in the right thigh.
After being shot, the victim continued to fight with the suspect, who then broke free and fled in his vehicle, a red Chrysler Sebring. He crashed the car down the street and ran from the area.
A short time later, Trenton Police received a report that the suspect was in the area of Berkeley Avenue, where they located Poon and apprehended him after a brief foot chase.
Police said that Poon was charged with criminal attempted homicide and weapon offenses. The 28-year-old victim was transported to the hospital for treatment.
Romeco Service Center on Spruce Street was the victim of an armed robbery on Nov. 10. Police said a suspect—described as a tall, thin male wearing a black mask and hat, gray sweatpants and gray sweatshirt—approached the gas attendant while holding a silver revolver handgun. The suspect demanded money, which the attendant gave, and the suspect then fled the scene on foot.
Burglaries and thefts
An Olden Avenue resident was the victim of a theft of a Bobcat Procat 61-inch riding mower on Oct. 31.
An Albemarle Avenue resident was the victim of a theft on Oct. 26. Police said a group of teenagers started to harass a person outside of his home. When he took his phone out to call the police, one of the teenagers grabbed the phone and then fled the area with the rest of the kids. An officer spotted the suspect who had the phone. When the officer yelled to him, the suspect dropped the phone and fled. The phone was recovered and returned to the victim.
A mobility scooter was stolen from in front of a Southard Street resident’s home on Nov. 1.
An employee at GameStop on Olden Avenue reported the theft of a gaming system on Nov. 4 at about 2:30 p.m.
A car on Plaza Court was broken into on Nov. 5. Someone smashed a window and took items from inside.
A shoplifting occurred at Shop Rite on Olden Avenue on Nov. 5. Police said officers were dispatched to the store on a report of a shoplifting, but the thief fled prior to their arrival. Loss Prevention was able to get a license plate, and investigation revealed the identity of the suspect, and police issued a warrant. Police did not identify the identity of the suspect.
An auto on Madison Avenue was burglarized on Nov. 6. Someone entered the unlocked vehicle and took items sometime during the afternoon.
A Ewingville Road resident was the victim of burglary and criminal mischief on Nov. 5. Police said someone entered the house and vandalized the interior.
Someone tried breaking into a Lanning Street resident’s house on Nov. 4. Police said someone attempted to enter through a basement window during the morning hours.
A Summit Avenue resident was the victim of an attempted burglary on Nov. 12. The homeowner reported that someone tried to gain entry into her basement through the rear basement door.
A Rosedale Avenue resident was the victim of a burglary on Nov. 7. Police said someone entered the house by removing a window air-conditioning unit and stole property from inside.
A 16-year-old juvenile from Trenton was taken into custody by police after the vehicle he was driving was reported to have been stolen on Nov. 11. The juvenile was found with the car on Prospect Street.
An employee of a business on Whitehead Road was the victim of a theft on Nov. 13. Someone stole valuables out of her purse, police said.
Home Depot was the victim of shoplifting on Nov. 14. an unknown male stole merchandise and and fled the store in a white Toyota Corolla at 9:18 a.m.
An unknown tall male, wearing a black jacket, grey pants and a backwards New York Yankees baseball hat shoplifted $60 worth of merchandise from CVS Pharmacy on Olden Avenue on Nov. 14.
Louis N. Parker, age 61, of Trenton, was arrested for shoplifting $24.99 worth of merchandise from Forman Mills on Olden Avenue on Oct. 31.
Wilson Herrera, 33, of Trenton, was arrested Nov. 4 on charges that he shoplifted $8.24 worth of merchandise from Home Depot on Olden Avenue, police said.
Mason Covington Jr., 53, of Trenton, was arrested for shoplifting $227.48 worth of merchandise from Home Depot on Olden Avenue on Nov. 7.
Verneshia Watson, 35, of Trenton, arrested for shoplifting $598 worth of merchandise from Home Depot on Olden Avenue on Nov. 13, police said.
Catonya L. Jones, 53, of Hamilton, was arrested Nov. 13 for shoplifting $53.19 worth of merchandise at Shop Rite on Olden Avenue.
Arrested for shoplifting at Shop Rite on Olden Avenue on Nov. 13 was Thomas W. Goldware, 61, of Ewing. Police said he attempted to steal $77.20 worth of merchandise.
David Maffei, age 21, of Hamilton, was arrested at Wendy’s on Olden Avenue on Nov. 3 for a Mays Landing warrant during an investigation of panhandling.
Brian McQueen of Ewing, was arrested on warrants out of Ewing and Trenton during an auto accident investigation on Prospect Street on Nov. 6, police said.
Police broke up a party in a house on Pennsylvania Avenue that was being rented by The College of New Jersey girls’ soccer team. Officers were sent to the house at 12:40 a.m. to investigate a noise complaint, and then broke up the party without incident.
A 2010 black BMW was stolen from in front of an Olden Avenue resident’s home on Nov. 4.
Breanne Mackay, 26, of Trenton, was arrested for drug possession during a shoplifting investigation on Nov. 4 at Rainbow Kids on Olden Avenue, police said. She also had nine outstanding warrants from various jurisdictions.
Someone damaged a vehicle on Scotch Road during the evening hours of Nov. 5. by scratching the side doors.
A Prospect Street resident was the victim of vandalism on Nov. 10. Someone broke a first-floor window, police said.
A car parked on Olden Avenue was vandalized on Nov. 10. Someone broke a side window of the vehicle.
A vehicle parked on Brian Avenue was vandalized on Nov. 13 between 7:30 and 8:30 p.m.. Someone shattered the front and rear windshields with a concrete block. The hood and side doors had scratches and marks, as well as an unknown white substance/liquid around the gas cover and on the driveway.
The Ewing Municipal Building on Jake Garzio Drive was the scene of criminal mischief on Nov. 14. Someone damaged a candy dispenser located in the lobby and vandalized the female restroom by shattering the soap dispenser all over the restroom floor and in one of the toilets.
John Ledbetter, of Mt. Laurel, was arrested on a drunk driving charge on Nov. 6. Police said he was stopped for an unspecified violation in Calhoun Street.
Jaque Marsh, of Trenton, was arrested on a drunk driving charge on Nov. 7. Police said March was stopped for an unspecified reason at Parkway and Pennington avenues and was found to be intoxicated.
Tyrone McNeese, 50, of Trenton, was arrested on a drunk driving charge on Nov. 11. Police said McNeese was stopped on Olden Avenue for an unspecified reason and was found to be intoxicated.