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.
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.
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.