Police Dept Archives

Press Release Archive 2009


July 8 3:15 am

Police observed a vehicle turn onto Rt. 130 north from Rt. 528. with front end damage

and a flat rear passenger side tire. Police observed that vehicle traveling in both lanes of

travel for approximately half a mile before stopping same. The driver, 38 year old Joseph

Gressel of Williamstown, NJ was subsequently charged with DWI. Mr. Gressel advised

police he had struck a deer earlier accounting for the vehicle damage. Mr. Gressel was

released to a family member after being issued summons for DWI, failure to maintain a

lane and reckless driving. Mr. Gressel is expected in court later this month.

Arresting officer Patrolman Daniel Anderson.

July 16 2:17 am

Police were behind a vehicle traveling south on Rt. 130/206 merge, crossing onto Rt. 206

south traveling briefly in two lanes, turning without signaling and again travel briefly in

two lanes oftravel. That vehicle was stopped at Rt. 206 and Farnsworth Ave. and the

driver subsequently charged with DWI. Also charged with reckless driving and failure to

maintain a lane was 35 year old Johanna Truitt, of Bordentown Twp. Ms. Truitt was

given a court date for later in July and released to a family member.

Arresting officer Patrolman Daniel Anderson.

July 19, 1:11am

While working with the Northern Burlington County DWI Task Force, Ptl. Daniel

Anderson observed a vehicle traveling north through Florence Twp. with its two

passenger side wheels entirely in the shoulder of the road. Upon returning completely to

the right lane of travel a lit cigarette was thrown from the driver side window of the

suspect vehicle striking the hood of the officers patrol unit. That vehicle was stopped and

the driver charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, failure to maintain a

lane and littering. Given an August court appearance for the above charges was 31 year

old Patrick Tibbs of Ewing, NJ. Mr. Tibbs was released to a family member.

Ptl. Daniel Anderson was the arresting officer.

July 17 7:20 pm

A Spring St. resident reports the theft of a bike from the side of the residence. The bike

is described as a brown Huffy Rockey BMX type, valued at approximately $60.00. Any

one with information of it's whereabouts can contact the Bordentown Ctiy Police

Department at 298-0103 and leave information for any officer.

Sgt. Matt Simmons is investigating officer.






Bordentown City Police Department, 324 Farnsworth Ave, Bordentown, NJ 08505