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March 6 11 :38 pm
While on patrol Rt. 206 south just off of Park St. Police observed a vehicle come off the
Rt. 130 south ramp onto Rt. 206 without stopping and cross two lanes of travel before
turning onto Elizabeth St. That vehicle was stopped and the driver subsequently charged
with DWL Also charged with reckless driving. failure to stop at stop sign. unsafe lane
change, creating the risk of an accident and having an open container of alcohol in a
motor vehicle, was 45 year old Matthew T. Lydon of Bordentown City. Mr. Lydon was
released to a friend with a court date later in March.
Arresting officer Sgt. Matthew Simmons assisted by Ptl. Daniel Anderson.
March 7 2:33 am
While on patrol on Rt. 130 north police observed a vehicle to travel across the painted
lines of travel several times. That vehicle was stopped and upon speaking with the driver
an odor ofbumt marijuana was detected along with the smell of alcohol emanating from
inside the vehicle. Officer. Sgt. Matthew Simmons. had the driver roll up her window
while K-9 "Terri" conducted an exterior K-9 sniff. Terri positively indicated for the
presence of CDS in the vehicle nwnerous times. Police had the occupants exit the
vehicle and found pieces of suspected marijuana throughout the vehicle and also a
Gaterade bottle containing an alcoholic beverage. The driver, 18 year old Aleesha
Newell of Lawrenceville, NJ, was charged with poss'n of CDS and underage DWI. The
two passengers in the vehicle, 19 year old jeffrey Stys of East Windsor and 19 year old
Ravinder Singh also of East Windsor, were charged with poss'n of CDS and poss'n of
alcohol by a minor in a motor vehicle. All were released with court dates later in March.
Arresting officer Sgt. Matthew Simmons assisted by Det/Sgt. Shaun Lafferty and a
Bordentown Township officer, Ptl. Joseph Cibatoni.
March 4 4:06 pm
Police responded to Boyd's Pharmacy on a reported shoplifter. Employees pointed out to
police a green pick up truck just left and the driver had taken an item off the shelf put it in
his pocket and left without paying for same. That pick up truck was stopped by police on
Park St. and the driver without hesitation turned over to police a box of Zantac he had
taken from the Pharmacy. Charged with shoplifting was 53 year old Gene Hoch of
Lawrenceville, NJ, who was given a court date for later this month and released.
Arresting officer Ptl. Joe Bourn.


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