Accident. An afternoon accident on the Scudders Mill Road ramp to Route 1 South on May 3 sent two Plainsboro residents to the hospital.
Officer Joseph Dell Beni said the one-vehicle roll-over collision occurred when the driver was using the ramp from Scudders Mill Road headed onto Route 1 South and lost control of her vehicle. Dell Beni said the car rolled twice before coming to rest upright, he said. Both the driver and the front-seat passenger were not wearing their seatbelts, he said.
Hanley also said that the driver suffered minor injuries, while the passenger suffered more severe, but nonlife-threatening, injuries. The ramp was closed for approximately two hours.
Thefts. A resident of Elins Park, PA, was the victim of theft at Mercer County Community College some time between 2:50 and 4 p.m. on May 7. Officer David Jelinski said someone removed cash from the victim’s wallet, which was left unattended on a desk.
A resident of Monmouth Junction was the victim of theft sometime between 2:45 and 3 p.m. on May 5 at Mercer College. Officer Jason Jones said someone stole the victim’s wallet from her purse, which she left unattended while on a break from class. Two Visa cards and a Discover card were stolen. Shortly after closing the accounts, the victim was notified that someone had attempted to use her cards at two stores in Trenton. Both transactions had been declined, Jones said.
A resident of Robbinsville was the victim of theft on May 3 at the Chuck-E-Cheese in Nassau Park. Officer Campbell Knox said someone stole the victim’s wallet and removed two credit cards. The wallet was found discarded in the women’s bathroom, and the victim was able to cancel her credit cards before they were used, Knox said.
A Plainsboro resident was the victim of theft sometime between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on May 1 at Mercer County Community College. Officer Frank Bal said someone entered the victim’s unoccupied office and stole her wallet from inside her pocketbook. The wallet was found inside a trash bin in a men’s room.
A Meadow Road resident was the victim of theft between April 24 and 26. Officer Anthony Magistro said someone cut a cable lock and stole a Trek mountain bike worth $500.
Credit Card Fraud. Police are looking for a suspect who used a Manalapan resident’s credit card to purchase gift cards at Target worth $2,500 between 12:25 p.m and 1:30 p.m. on May 7. Officer Melissa Nagy said the suspect was a black female in her late 40s wearing a multi-colored head scarf and tinted brown glasses.