East Windsor Police Blotter Through October 20, 2021

October 22, 2021

EAST WINDSOR, NJ (MERCER)–The East Windsor Township Police Department initiated the following police reports through Wednesday, October 20, 2021.

1. DUI

Location: Dorchester Drive Time/Date: 8:43 PM, 10/14/2021

The officer conducted a motor vehicle stop after observing the vehicle with an obstructed view. The driver exhibited signs of impairment and was placed under arrest after failing field sobriety tests. The driver was later released pending court action.

Defendant:             Mario Jimenez, East Windsor, NJ 35 Years of Age

Charges:                DUI

Reckless Driving Careless Driving Obstructed View

Failure to Dim High Beams

Consumption of Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle Open Container of Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle

Arresting Officer: Patrol Officer Thomas Nicola


2. DUI

Location: Route 571/Route 130 Time/Date: 4:00 PM, 10/15/2021

The officer conducted a motor vehicle stop after discovering that the driver’s license was suspended. The driver exhibited signs of impairment and was placed under arrest after failing field sobriety tests. The driver was later released pending court action.

Defendant:

Charges:

Paul Rutzler,

East Windsor, NJ 52 Years of Age

DUI

Reckless Driving Careless Driving

Driving While Suspended Unlicensed Driver Uninsured Motor Vehicle

Arresting Officer: Patrol Officer Nicholas Hoffman


3. DUI

Location: Dutch Neck Road/Oak Creek Road Time/Date: 2:15 PM, 10/17/2021

The officer conducted a motor vehicle stop after observing the vehicle failing to maintain its lane of travel. The driver exhibited signs of impairment and was placed under arrest after failing field sobriety tests. The driver was later released pending court action.

Defendant:             Juan Ordonez-Toledo,

East Windsor, NJ 38 Years of Age

Charges:                DUI

Reckless Driving Careless Driving

Failure to Maintain Lane Arresting Officer: Patrol Officer Michael Pidhorecki


4. Eluding

Location: Route 130/Route 571 Time/Date: 4:55 PM, 10/17/2021

The officer attempted to conduct a motor vehicle stop after observing the vehicle fail to observe a traffic signal.   The vehicle failed to stop and eluded the officer in a reckless manner by committing multiple infractions in the immediate vicinity of several pedestrians. The East Brunswick Police later located the driver at a residence in their jurisdiction and placed him under arrest. The individual was detained in the Mercer County Jail pending court action.

Defendant:             Amir Cureton,

East Brunswick, NJ 33 Years of Age

Charges:                 Eluding Obstructing Justice Reckless Driving Careless Driving

Driving While Suspended Unlicensed Driver

Failure to Stop for Emergency Vehicle Disregard Traffic Control Device X2 Circumventing a Traffic Signal Obstructing Traffic

Failure to Maintain Lane Arresting Officer: Patrol Officer Nicholas Hoffmann


5. Assault on Law Enforcement Officer Location: Probasco Road

Time/Date: 6:30 PM, 10/18/2021

The officer responded to the area of Kipling Lane for a report of individuals possibly arguing. The officer located one of the involved individuals walking on Wyckoff Mills Road. The officer discovered that the individual had an active warrant and attempted to place the individual under arrest. The individual physically resisted and spit on the officer. The individual was eventually arrested and later released pending court action.

Defendant:            Sukhjit Singh, East Windsor, NJ 25 Years of Age

Charges:                Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer

Resisting Arrest

Arresting Officer: Patrol Officer Evan McNamara


6. Theft

Location: Walmart (839 Route 130 North) Time/Date: 10:30 PM, 10/18/2021

The officer responded to Walmart for a reported shoplifting. The individual left prior to police arrival, but a Hightstown police officer stopped the suspect vehicle nearby. Investigation revealed that the individual left the store without paying for $598.28 worth of merchandise. The individual was placed under arrest and later released pending court action.

Defendant:                  Staisha Signal, Hamilton,  NJ 24 Years of Age

Charges:                Shoplifting

Arresting Officer: Patrol Officer Joseph Amejka


All accused are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a Court of law.