Police Dept Archives
Press Release Archive 2009
PRESS RELEASE FOR WEEK ENDING MARCH 31, 2009
March 21, 1:55 am
Employees ofthe Hob Tavern, after closing for the night, heard pounding on the front
door of the establishment. Upon opening the door two patrons who had been asked to
leave earlier and escorted from the bar now pushed their way inside and attacked two
employees. The two patrons, a male and female, after a brief struggle, now ran from the
bar down a side street. One of the employees was taken to the hospital and released after
treatment for minor injuries. Complaints were signed against the couple for simple
assault and defiant trespass. Charged were David Melton II, age 35, and his wife Sonja
Melton, age 37, of Bordentown City.
Investigating officer Ptl. Dan Anderson.
March 21, 12:59 am
While on patrol Rt. 130 north, a vehicle coming off the 295 ramp was observed to swerve
to the right almost striking the curbing and then quickly to the left crossing over the
painted median line. Upon reaching the traffic light at 130 and Farnsworth Ave., the
driver sat at a green light for approximately 30 seconds before turning right onto
Farnsworth Ave., again crossing over into the lane of oncoming traffic. This vehicle was
stopped and the driver subsequently charged with DWI. See Allah, of Trenton, NJ, age
38, was also charged with failure to maintain a lane and reckless driving. Mr. Allah was
issued his summons and released to a friend, pending court.
Arresting officer DetiSgt. Shaun Lafferty.
Bordentown City Police Department, 324 Farnsworth Ave, Bordentown, NJ 08505