Trenton Man Charged with Burglary and Theft in Hamilton Township

January 24, 2022

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–On January 23, 2022 at approximately 5:08 a.m., Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of East Franklin Street on a report of someone burglarizing a vehicle.  Upon arrival Officers spoke to the witness who received an alert from his home surveillance cameras that showed someone entering his neighbor’s vehicle.  He exited his residence and confronted the suspect who started to run away.  The witness chased after the suspect and caught him at the intersection of East Franklin Street and Fairmount Avenue.  The suspect again fled but left a brown bag that contained his cell phone, baby clothing, and a left handed black/red Milwaukee glove.  The baby clothing was taken from the vehicle.  Officers checked the area and located a male matching the description of the suspect walking in the area of Quinton Avenue in Trenton.  Officers stopped the male who was identified as Calvin Stevens, 38, of Trenton.  A show up was conducted and Stevens was identified by the witness as the male he saw burglarizing the vehicle and chased after.  Stevens had in his possession a right handed black/red Milwaukee glove.  Stevens was arrested and charged with Burglary and Theft. 

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Nick Schulte of the Hamilton Police Division’s Criminal Investigations Section at 609-689-5825 or the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at 609-581-4008.

Despite having been charged, every defendant is presumed innocent until found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.