Trenton Man Busted In Hamilton Package Theft

June 28, 2023

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–Police say that on Wednesday June 28, 2023, at approximately 11:37 a.m., Hamilton Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Phillips Avenue on a report of a package theft.  Upon arrival, Officers spoke with a witness who saw the suspect on the front porch of a residence holding a package.  When the witness confronted him, the suspect dropped the package and fled on a bicycle.  Officers located the package in the yard ripped open.  Officers were given a description of the suspect from a Ring video that captured the suspect leaving the scene and checked the surrounding area.  The suspect was located at a bus stop on the 3000 block of South Broad Street.  The suspect was placed under arrest and identified as Calvin Stevens, 39, from Trenton.  Officers located an OC gel canister in Steven’s possession. 

Stevens was charged with Criminal Attempt, Theft, and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon.  He was transported to the Mercer County Correctional Facility pending a detention hearing.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Hamilton Police Criminal Investigation Section at (609) 581-4009 or the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at (609) 581-4008.