Published On: Mon, Apr 4th, 2016

Lambertville police blotter: stolen clock; DUIs; marijuana on Music Mountain

N.J. State Trooper has tete-a-tete with driver of truck that illegally crossed free bridge into P.A. March 23.

N.J. State Trooper has tete-a-tete with driver of truck that illegally crossed free bridge into P.A. March 23.

Lambertville Police Department

Case #16002459:

On March 25 at 11:23 a.m., Gerald Quatro, owner of the People’s Store, reported the theft of an antique brass clock. Quatro said that when he opened the store at 11 a.m. he observed a male and female enter. Quatro stated that he went to the second floor for a moment, and when he returned to the first floor, he noticed the clock missing.

The clock is described as a “neoclassical revival brass and porcelain time striking clock, hand painted porcelain, polished, early 20th century.”  Ptl. Albani investigated.

Case #16002486:

Marquise S. Patterson, 29, of Trenton, was arrested on March 26 at 1:34 a.m. for an active warrant.

While on routine patrol, Ptl. Pascoe observed Patterson’s vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in the area of Bridge Street and Lambert Lane. Ptl. Pascoe stopped Patterson in the area of South Main and Bridge streets. Subsequent to investigation, Patterson was found to have a suspended New Jersey driver’s license and an active ATS warrant out of Hamilton Township in the amount of $300.

Patterson was placed under arrest and processed for the warrant. Patterson was able to post bail and was later released with a pending court date. Patterson was issued a summons for Driving While Suspended.

Case #16002563:

Fidel V. Vasquez, 30, of Lambertville, was arrested on March 28 at 4:30 p.m. for an active warrant.

While assisting West Amwell Police Department in locating a suspect believed to be at Vasquez’s residence, Sgt. Memolo believed Vasquez was the subject of a warrant known from previous contact in the past. Subsequent to investigation, Vasquez was found to have an active ACS warrant out of Lambertville in the amount of $750.

Vasquez was placed under arrest and processed for the warrant. Vasquez was unable to post bail, and an ROR was placed on the warrant. Vasquez was later released with a pending court date.

Case #16002600:

Thomas G. Connell, 28, of Hamilton, N.J., was arrested on March 29 at 4:15 p.m. for an active warrant.

While on routine patrol, Sgt. Memolo observed Connell’s vehicle traveling in the area of State Highway 29 and Coryell Street. Sgt. Memolo observed Connell to be talking on a hand-held cell phone. Sgt. Memolo stopped Connell in the area of McCreedy’s Alley and Bridge Street.

Subsequent to investigation, Connell was found to have an active ATS warrant out of Hamilton Township in the amount of $120. Connell was placed under arrest and processed for the warrant. Connell was able to post bail and was later released with a pending court date.

Case #16002626:

Eileen T. Oprey, 70, of Lambertville, was arrested on March 30, at 1:38 p.m. for an active warrant.

Lt. Brown and Ptl. Cooper responded to Heritage Village for a report of a female who refused to leave the property after she was evicted. Subsequent to investigation, Oprey was found to have an active warrant out of Lambertville in the amount of $300. Lt. Brown placed Oprey under arrest and processed her for the warrant. Oprey was unable to post bail and an ROR was placed on the warrant. Oprey was later released with a pending court date.

Case #16002684:

William J. Stachnik, 52, of Covington Township, P.A., was arrested on April 1, at 5:30 p.m. for Possession of CDS.

While on routine patrol, Ptl. Pascoe observed Stachnik’s vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in the area of State Highway 179 and North Franklin Street. Ptl. Pascoe stopped Stachnik in the area of State Highway 179 and Music Mountain Boulevard. Subsequent to investigation, Stachnik was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana and placed under arrest. Ptl. Pascoe charged Stachnik with Possession of Less Than 50 Grams of Marijuana and Speeding. Stachnik was later released with a pending court date.

Case #16002731:

Andrea C. Allen, 27, of Lambertville, was arrested on April 3 at 1:28 a.m. for DUI.

While on routine patrol, Lt. Brown observed Allen’s vehicle park in a handicap parking space without being authorized a handicap placard. Lt. Brown stopped Allen’s vehicle in the area of Coryell and North Main streets.

Subsequent to investigation, Allen was found to be under the influence of alcohol and placed under arrest. Lt. Brown charged Allen with DUI, Careless Driving, Delaying Traffic, and Parking in a Handicapped Spot. Allen was later released with a pending court date.

Case #16002751:

Peter E. Sanpaolo, of Trenton, was arrested on April 3 at 5:14 p.m. for DUI.

While on routine patrol, Sgt. Gramlich observed Sanpaolo’s vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in the area of State Highway 29 and Mount Hope Street. Sgt. Gramlich stopped Sanpaolo in the area of State Highway 29 and the Flea Market.

Subsequent to investigation, Sanpaolo was found to be under the influence of alcohol and placed under arrest. Sgt. Gramlich charged Sanpaolo with DUI and Speeding. Sanpaolo was later released 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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  1. mband2008@comcast.net' Melvin Band says:

    While we are given a description of the antique brass clock that was stolen (Case # 16002459) we are not given a description of the man and woman who allegedly stole the clock. Wouldn’t the Lambertville Police Department want other store owners to be on the lookout for these two?

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