Published On: Wed, May 13th, 2015

Lambertville police blotter: PNC Bank accounts hacked, warrants, a DUI

new hope free press lambertville policeThe following is a message from the Lambertville Police Department:

Several residents have reported that their PNC bank accounts had been hacked. All of the incidents occurred sometime between May 3 and May 4. It appeared that the thieves had been able to clone the victims’ ATM cards by using their bank accounts and pin numbers. The thieves then used the clone cards in New York to withdraw thousands of dollars. The bank was able to freeze the accounts after realizing there had been a breach. Residents are asked to check their bank statements to ensure there has been no suspicious activity with their accounts.

In other police action:

Case #15002304:

Juan A. Arjona, 46 of Doylestown, PA was arrested on April 23 at 2:38 p.m., for having outstanding warrants.

Arjona arrived at police headquarters and turned himself in for having an active warrant for his arrest. During processing, Ptl. Pascoe discovered two additional warrants for Arjona. Arjona satisfied the warrants, and was later released.

Case #15002315:

Robert W. Heintz Jr., 55 of Warminster was arrested on April 23 at 9:50 p.m., for having outstanding warrants.

Lt. Brown stopped Heintz Jr.’s vehicle in the area of Bridge Street and Lambert Lane. Subsequent to investigation, Heintz Jr. was found to have three active warrants for his arrest. Heintz Jr. was ROR on all three warrants. He was issued summons for failing to dim headlamps, failing to stop at a stop line and failure to maintain a lamp. Heintz Jr. was later released with a pending court date.

Case #15002482:

Daniel M. Durr, 29 of Philadelphia, PA was arrested on May 1 at 8:02 a.m., for having an outstanding warrant.

Ptl. Gramlich stopped Durr in the area Cifelli’s Sunoco Gas Station after a random inquiry of Durr’s vehicle registration revealed he had a suspended driver’s license. Subsequent to investigation, Durr was found to have an active ATS warrant issued from North Brunswick Municipal Court in the amount of $220. Durr was placed under arrest for the warrant. Durr was able to post bail on the warrant and later released.

Case #15002641:

Timothy J. Simth, 50 of Pittstown, NJ was arrested for DUI on May 8, at 1:24 a.m.

While on routine patrol, Officer Albani observed Smith’s vehicle parked in the northbound lane of State Highway 29. Officer Albani approached the vehicle, which was still running. Smith was observed passed out in the driver’s seat. Subsequent to investigation, Smith was found to be under the influence of alcohol, and placed under arrest. Smith was charged with DUI, Refusal, and Failure to park off roadway. Smith was later released to a friend with a pending court date.

 

(Information 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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