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Lambertville Police blotter: attempted vehicle break-in, active warrant arrests, theft of eye sign

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Case #14004670:

On  August 5, June Grutzmacher, 58, of Lambertville arrived at police headquarters to report the theft of her business sign. Grutzmacher advised Ptl. Weber the sign was made out of wood, rectangular in shape, with a white background and black lettering. The sign read, “June E. Grutzmacher, M.D., F.A.C.S. Ophthalmology, Disease and Surgery Of the Eye.” The sign also contained a picture of an eye and is valued at $500.

Case #14004684:

James C. Rymdeko, 61, of Warminster was arrested for DUI on August 6.

Lt. Brown stopped Rymdeko in the area of 25 S. Main St. at approximately 12:08 a.m. after his vehicle was observed driving erratically. Rymdeko was determined to be driving under the influence of alcohol and subsequently arrested. Rymdeko was charged with DUI, Failure to keep right, and Reckless driving. Rymdeko was later released with a pending court date.

Case #14004708:

Jonathan A. Carpenter, 30, of Senatobia, MS was arrested for possession of CDS paraphernalia on August 7.

While conducting business checks, Lt. Brown observed a parked motor vehicle in the parking lot of the Inn at Lambertville Station. Carpenter was observed sleeping inside the vehicle. Subsequent to investigation, Carpenter was found to be in possession of CDS paraphernalia and arrested. Carpenter was charged and released with a pending court date.

Case #14004761:

Alexandra Minikus, 24, of Flemington, NJ was arrested for an outstanding warrant on August 9.

Ptl. Gramlich conducted a motor vehicle stop in the area of Route 179 and North Franklin Street. Subsequent to investigation, Minikus, the passenger and owner of the vehicle, was found to have an active warrant in the amount of $100 for failure to appear in court. Minikus was arrested for the warrant. Minikus was able to post bail and released.

Case #14004782:

John B. Carlen, 37, of Elkton, MD was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

While on patrol, Ptl. Gramlich observed Carlen standing outside of his residence on Church Street. Carlen was known to have an active warrant. Subsequent to investigation, Carlen was arrested for an active non-support warrant in the amount of $945.93. The Hunderdon County Sheriff’s Department verified the warrant, and Carlen was lodged at the Hunterdon County Jail in lieu of bail.

Case #14004787:

On August 10 at 1:07 a.m., James T. Garzillo reported the attempted break-in of his vehicle. Garzillo stated he heard his vehicle’s car alarm go off at approximately 1 a.m. outside his residence on North Main Street. When Garzillo investigated, he observed fresh pry marks to the door of his vehicle. Ptl. Albani investigated the incident.


(Information in police reports is provided by law enforcement officials, and is assumed accurate. All suspects and arrested persons are presumed not guilty unless proven guilty in a Court of Law or until such rights are waived by the accused.)

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