Police Dept Archives

Press Release Archive 2009


May 5 8:06pm

While off duty, Sgt. Shawn Lafferty of the Bordentown City Police Department observed

drug activity in a park vehicle and phoned City police who responded on location. City

Police arrested passenger Thomas Braden of Bordentown Twp., age 27, and charged him

with possession of CDS marijuana under 50 grams and drug paraphernalia. Mr. Braden

was released ROR with a court date later in May ..

Arresting officers Sgt. Shawn Lafferty, Sgt. Matt Simmons and ptl. Vincent Bernotas.

May 9, 9:24 pm

Police observed a vehicle on Rt. 130 having a brake light. That vehicle was stopped on

Thorntown Lane and resulted in the arrest of a 19 year old male from Bordentown Twp.,

Michael Solimine. Sgt. Matt Simmons responded to the motor vehicle stop and along

with narcotics K-9 Terri checked the vehicle for narcotics. Terri

indicated several times for the presence of narcotics which was subsequently found in the

front passenger compartment and rear passenger seat.. Mr. Solimine was charged with

possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Mr. Solimine was released ROR with a

court date later in May.

Arresting officer Ptl. Vincent Bernotas.

May 3, 2:17 am

While patrolling Rt. 130/206 south a vehicle in front of Bordentown City police vehicle

was noted to continuously cross onto the shoulder of the road then back again, The

suspect vehicle continued south on Rt. 130 after the split and again began crossing onto

the shoulder of the road, unable to maintain a single lane of travel. That vehicle was

stopped and the driver was subsequently charged with DWI. Arrested was 39 year old

Jacqueline Welsh of Hamilton, NJ. Ms. Welsh was taken to police headquarters where

she was also issued summons for reckless driving and failure to maintain a lane. Ms.

Welsh was released to a friend pending court later in May.

Arresting officer Ptl. Dan Anderson






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