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May 14 12:J 2 am
At the traffic light Crosswicks St. and Rts. 130/206, police noticed a driver on a cell
phone. After the light turned green the suspect vehicle turned northbound on the
highway and was stopped for using the cell phone while driving. The driver, 34 year old
Samantha Paolini of Harleysville, PA, was subsequently charged with DWI as well as
improper use of a cellular telephone, careless driving, failure to exhibit documents
(registration card), uninsured motor vehicle and hindering city officer from performing
duty (under City Ordinance). Ms. Paolini was released to a friend with a court date in
Arresting officer Ptl. Joe Bourn.
May 15 3:23 am
While approaching the traffic light at Rts. 130/206 southbound as the traffic signal was
changing to green, police were passed by a vehicle traveling northbound in the
southbound lane. Police immediately turned around and stopped the vehicle in front of
the Office Supply Store and had the driver pull into the store parking lot. Upon
approaching the driver police inquired as to how he ended up going northbound in the
southbound lane, he stated that he did not know. Upon speaking with the driver an odor
of alcohol was detected and subsequently led to the arrest of the driver for DWI. The
driver, 51 year old Kenneth Arsenault of Browns Mills, NJ, was also charged with wrong
way on one way highway and reckless driving. Mr. Arsenault was released to a friend
and given a court date in May.
Arresting officer Det. Sgt. Shaun Lafferty.


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