Benjamin H. Walker, 32, of Philadelphia was arrested on theft charges on Feb. 12, following an investigation by police.
According to Sgt. Jeffrey Lai, the victim arrived at her home at about 8 p.m. to find that a FedEx package that was supposed to have been delivered to her front door in the morning was missing.
Sgt. Lai said that a video doorbell system recorded a delivery person from another company walking up to her door and taking the package. The delivery person was wearing a reflective vest identifying the company he worked for.
Det. Christopher Van Ness contacted the delivery company and was later able to identify the delivery person as Walker. He was processed and released pending a future date at Mercer County Superior Court.
Malik Colon, 21, of Trenton, was arrested March 25 on drug possession and related charges at Crowne Plaza Hotel. Police said that officers were dispatched to the hotel to investigate a report of a disturbance at a large gathering in one of the guest rooms. After an investigation, Colon was charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams, possession with intent to distribute, financial facilitation of a controlled substance and providing alcohol to underage persons. He was sent to the Middlesex County Adult Corrections Center without bail.
Abhinav Reddy Baddam, 25, of Manchester, New Hampshire, was arrested March 25 on a drug possession charge. Sgt. Scott Seitz said he stopped Baddam, who was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Malibu, on Scudders Mill Road for speeding. He was found to be in possession of marijuana under 50 grams in a search during the stop. He was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of CDS in a motor vehicle, speeding and failure to exhibit a driver’s license.
Francisco Deoleodelossantos, 19, of Trenton, was arrested March 26 for driving under the influence and numerous motor vehicle offenses. Police said that Deoleodelossantos, who was driving a 2005 blue Acura, was stopped at 11:30 p.m. on Route 1 south for failure to keep right and was found to be driving while impaired.
He was also charged with driving under the influence of CDS, fictitious plates, uninsured vehicle, unregistered vehicle, failure to exhibit proof of insurance, failure to exhibit proof of registration, a provisional license passenger restriction violation, a provisional license hours of operation violation, reckless driving, careless driving, seat belt violation, failure to keep right on marked roadway, displaying fraudulent identification (two counts), and displaying an identification card not issued to him (two counts).
Yusef H. Williams, 46, of Somerset, was picked up on an outstanding warrant on March 24. Sgt. Scott Seitz said he stopped a 1998 BMW driven by Williams on Route 1 south for failure to keep right. Williams was found to be wanted on warrants out of East Windsor and North Brunswick totalling $1,250. He was also charged with driving with a suspended license.
Scott M. Savarese, 35, of Monroe Township, was arrested March 27 on an outstanding warrant. Police said that Savarese, who was driving a white Jeep Laredo, was stopped at 10:06 p.m. on Scudders Mill Road for erratic driving and found that he was wanted on an outstanding $500 warrant out of Monroe.
Rodney W. Wollor, 20, of Trenton, was arrested Feb. 1 on a drug possession charge. Police said that Wollor, who was driving a 2000 Honda sedan on Old Trenton Road, was stopped at 12:17 p.m. for not having a front license plate. During the stop he was found to be intoxicated, police said. He was also wanted on a $2,500 warrant out of Lakewood. He was sent to the Mercer County Corrections Center.
David Minotti Jr., 37, of Hamilton was arrested Feb. 8 on a drug possession and paraphernalia possession charges. Det. Jason Jones was at Best Buy in the Nassau Park Shopping Center conducting an investigation. While walking through the parking lot, he detected the odor of burning marijuana coming from a 2004 Ford SUV. The officer said he found Minotti inside the car smoking marijuana. He was found to be in possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and also cigars that are commonly used to ingest the drug, police said.
Kahlil R. Hampton, 27, of Lumberton, was arrested Feb. 9 on a drug possession charge. Officer Alfonso Robles said he stopped a blue Pontiac on Route 1 near Meadow Road for tinted windows and found that Hampton—a passenger—was in possession of a small plastic bag containing under 50 grams of marijuana. Hampton was also found to be wanted on five warrants—one from Trenton, two from Ewing and two from Hamilton. He was processed and then turned over to the custody of the Hamilton Police.
William M. Cocroft, 18, of Hamilton, was arrested Feb. 11 on a drug possession charge. Officer Kyle Brown said he was dispatched to investigate a car accident at the intersection of Quakerbridge and Clarksville roads and determined that one of the drivers—Cocroft—was under the influence of intoxicating drugs. He was also found to be in possession of under 50 grams of marijuana. During processing and while submitting a sample of his urine for drug testing, he instead put water into the sample cup, said police. He was also charged with tampering with physical evidence and obstructing administration of law.
Counterfeit insurance ID arrest
Daniel Nimley, 21, of Trenton, was arrested on Feb. 3 for possession of a fake insurance identification card. Police said that Nimley came to police headquarters to attempt to retrieve his car from police impound.
The 2000 Honda had been impounded two days earlier when the driver of the car was found to be unlicensed. Police said that Nimley presented a fake Liberty Mutual insurance card in an attempt to have the vehicle released. When the violation was detected, Nimley was taken into custody, processed and then released.
Nathaniel Booker, 36, of Trenton, was arrested Feb. 3 on a shoplifting charge at Wegmans in the Nassau Park Pavilion Shopping Center.
Police said that Sgt. Anthony Magistro was in store when he noticed Booker conceal more than $400 worth of cosmetics into a backpack.
When Booker observed Sgt. Magistro following him around the store, he placed the backpack onto the floor and abandoned it, police said. Sgt. Magistro arrested Booker when he attempted to exit the store.
Cody L. Ashford, 23, of Westampton, was arrested Feb. 5 on a drunk driving charge. Ashford was stopped by police at 2:06 a.m. on Village Road at Woodhollow Road for driving a 2016 Jeep with two flat tires. Police said Ashford was found to be intoxicated.
Credit card theft
A West Windsor woman was the victim of credit card theft and fraud on Feb. 6. Police said that the victim was dining and working on her laptop in Panera in the Nassau Pavilion Shopping Center when someone stole her wallet containing cash and credit cards. Someone then used her cards to make $9,000 in charges at Best Buy and Target.
Brian E. Noch, 48, and James E. Blount, 42 , both of Trenton, were arrested Feb. 8 on a number of charges related to the theft of copper pipes from the Howard Hughes tract.
Det. David Jelinski said he was on patrol when he observed a suspicious 1997 Chevrolet Suburban backing into a driveway of the vacant Howard Hughes property. He then saw two men—later identified as Noch and Blount—pushing a cart up to the truck and then loading a large bag into the cargo area.
Investigation revealed that Noch and Blount had cut and removed copper piping and copper valves from the property utilizing power tools, police said.
Both men were charged with burglary, theft, criminal mischief and possession of burglar’s tools. Blount was also found to be wanted on a $2,500 warrant out of Trenton.
Burglary and theft
A home in the Estates at Princeton Junction was broken into on Feb. 10. Police said that between 5 and 7:15 p.m., when the victims were out shopping for groceries, someone pried open a rear window and entered their home. The house was ransacked, and jewelry and currency were stolen. Police did not report the value of currency or items stolen.