Police Dept Archives
Press Release Archive 2009
PRESS RELEASE FOR WEEK ENDING MAY 12, '09
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