Published On: Mon, Nov 16th, 2015

Lambertville and New Hope police blotters: petty thefts, warrant arrests, DUIs galore

20150908_200002 (1)Lambertville Police Department

Case #15007587:

Maria D. Sherwood, 35, from Furlong, was arrested on Oct. 22 at 2:27 a.m. for DUI.

While on routine patrol, Lt. Brown observed Sherwood’s silver 2004 Saturn driving erratically in the area of Wilson Street. Lt. Brown stopped Sherwood in the area of Swan and Wilson streets. Subsequent to investigation, Sherwood was found to be under the influence of alcohol. Sherwood was arrested and charged with DUI, refusal, failure to keep right, careless driving and failure to exhibit her registration. Sherwood was later released with a pending court date.

Case #15007673:

Sherri L. Voorhees, 54, of Dublin was arrested on Oct. 24, at 10:58 p.m. for an active warrant.

While on routine patrol, Lt. Brown stopped Voorhees’s 2011 Chevrolet for disregarding a red traffic signal at the intersection of Bridge and Union streets. Subsequent to investigation, Voorhees was found to have an active warrant issued from the Lambertville Municipal Court in the amount of $89 for contempt. Voorhees was arrested and processed for the warrant. Voorhees was later released after posting $89 bail. Voorhees was also issued a summons for disregarding a red traffic light.

Case #15007848:

Lamont P. Vanliew, 58, of Ottsville was arrested on Oct. 31 at 12:06 a.m. for an active warrant.

While on routine patrol, Ptl. Gramlich conducted a random plate inquiry of Vanliew’s 1997 black Chevrolet pickup. The result of the inquiry reported an active ACS warrant issued from New Brunswick Municipal Court in the amount of $650. The inquiry also revealed Lamont’s driver’s license was suspended. Lamont was stopped in the area of State Highway 29 and Lambertville Police Headquarters. He was transported to the Hunterdon County Jail In lieu of bail.

Case #15008069:

Paul H. Kennedy, 27, of Downers Grove, Illinois, was arrested on Nov. 7 at 1:14 a.m. for DUI.

While on routine patrol, Ptl. Gramlich observed Kennedy’s vehicle traveling at 25 miles per hour in a 40 mile-per- hour zone in the left lane of State Highway 29. Ptl. Gramlich stopped Kennedy in the area of State Highway 29 and the Golden Nugget Flea Market.

Subsequent to investigation, Kennedy was found to be under the influence of alcohol and placed under arrest. Kennedy was charged with DUI, Failure to keep right, reckless driving, consumption of alcoholic beverages, and possession of open containers while driving. Kennedy was later released with a pending court date.

Case #15008105:

Brian P. Haskell, 29, of Lambertville, was arrested on Nov. 8 at 2:08 p.m. for DUI and obstruction.

While on routine patrol, Ptl. Bast observed Haskell’s vehicle traveling at a slow speed in the area of State Highway 165. The vehicle proceeded through a red light at the intersection of S.H. 165 and Swan Street, turning into a residential driveway. When Ptl. Bast attempted to question Haskell, he became aggressive and hostile.

Subsequent to investigation, Haskell was found to be under the influence of alcohol and placed under arrest. Haskell was charged with DUI, refusal, failure to obey a lawful order, obstructing the administration of law, expired license, driving while suspended, expired registration and failure to observe a traffic signal. Haskell was later released with a pending court date.

Case #15008187:

Timothy J. Weik, 33, of Westamton, N.J., was arrested on Nov. 12 at 3:52 a.m. on CDS-related charges.

While on routine patrol, Lt. Brown observed Weik sitting in his parked vehicle in the area of Coryell Street and North Union Street.  As Lt. Brown approached the vehicle, Weik exited his vehicle. Lt. Brown observed what appeared to be a metal pipe and black box lying on the center console of the vehicle. Subsequent to investigation, Weik was placed under arrest and charged with possession of paraphernalia and CDS in a motor vehicle. Weiks was later released with a pending court date.

Case #15008248:

Debra Lynne Morgan, 48, of New Hope, was arrested on Nov. 14, at 4:36 p.m. for DUI.

While on routine patrol, Lt. Brown observed Morgan’s vehicle traveling south on State Highway 29 in the area of Mount Hope Street. Morgan was traveling at 53 miles per hour in a posted 35 mile-per-hour zone. Lt. Brown stopped Morgan in the area of State Highway 29, just south of Weeden Street.

Subsequent to investigation, Morgan was found to be under the influence of alcohol and placed under arrest.  Morgan was charged with DUI, failure to maintain lane and careless driving. She was later released with a pending court date.

New Hope Police Department

Oct. 3, 2015 –  At 12:39 a.m., police arrested Francis McFadden, 52, of Pennsburg, for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, after he was observed operating his vehicle in an unlawful manner on South Main Street.

Oct. 4, 2015 –  At 7:58 p.m., an Easton man reported to police that his windbreaker, valued at $50, had been stolen while he was at a West Bridge Street establishment.

Oct. 11, 2015 –  At 11:35 p.m., an employee of a South Main Street restaurant reported to police that approximately 30 minutes prior, a man and woman had left the establishment without paying a bill of $137.

Oct. 17, 2015 –  At 5:35 p.m., a West Mechanic Street resident reported to police that the day prior, someone had removed a “Cyclops” Halloween decoration, valued at $200, from in front of her residence.

Oct. 25, 2015 –  At 2 p.m., the owner of a North Main Street business reported to police that someone had removed an 18-inch turquoise and green stone vase, valued at $110, from a ledge in front of the store the day prior.

Oct. 25, 2015 –  At 2:15 p.m., the owner of a North Main Street business reported to police that at some time on Oct. 11, a sterling silver and amber three-tiered necklace, valued at $325, had been removed from a display table inside the store.

(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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TEMPORARY HOLIDAY ROAD CLOSURE

Holiday Tree Lighting

Please be advised that on Sunday, Nov. 29 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. the New Hope Borough Police Department will temporarily close Ferry Street from South Main Street to Stockton Avenue. The street closure will provide safety to the people attending the annual Holiday Tree Lighting. Residents/Business Owners are asked to move their vehicles prior to the closure.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Greater Lambertville–New Hope Chamber of Commerce at 609-397-3468 or the New Hope Borough Police Department at 215-348-7400.

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