West Amwell and Lambertville

   West Amwell Township police reported:
   — On July 10 at 9: 17 a.m., police went with fire and rescue units to the ESC School on Route 179 in response to a fire alarm. Investigating Patrolman Edward Skillman determined, with help from the staff, that the alarm had been activated at a pull station by a student. No charges were filed due to special circumstances and no criminal intent.
   — On July 10 at 1:40 p.m., police investigated a one-vehicle crash involving debris in the roadway. Marrissa Manzo, 22 of Flemington, was driving south on Route 31 when her vehicle struck a large piece of metal in her lane of travel. The vehicle sustained damage to the bumper and a flat tire. The vehicle was towed from the scene. No injuries were reported. Investigating Patrolman Skillman is trying to locate the source/origin of the metal dropped in the roadway.
   — On July 11 at 11:10 p.m., Joseph Quigley II, (no age given), of Levittown, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated and failure to maintain lane control by Patrolman Anthony Goccia Jr. Mr. Quigley was stopped on Route 179 in the area of milepost 3 for failing to maintain lane control. He was processed and released to a relative.
   Lambertville City Police Department reported:
   — On July 9, Officer Kenneth Housman went to the Mercer County Corrections Center in Hopewell Township and picked up Ronald Brophy, who was being released by Mercer County authorities. Mr. Brophy had two outstanding warrants out of Lambertville Municipal Court totaling $1,000. Mr. Brophy was lodged in the Hunterdon County jail.
   — On July 7, Officer Anthony Memolo went to the Southside Laundromat on Mt. Hope Street to investigate a burglary and theft. Owner John Mathieu said an undisclosed amount of cash had been taken from a cash box within the office. The investigation is continuing.
   — Wanda Carter, 41, of Princeton, has been charged with DUI, careless driving and failure to maintain lane on July 19. Officer Michael Gramlich stopped Ms. Carter on Route 29 in the area of the Golden Nugget Flea Market at 2:10 a.m. after she was observed driving erratically. She was released with a pending court date.
   — Several vehicles were burglarized between the night of July 17 and the morning of July 19. In all, eight vehicles were entered. Items were taken from some of them. Items included: two Garmin GPS units, a Passport radar detector, two music CDs, a faceplate for a car radio and loose change from some of the cars. All the vehicles were parked on North Union Street and all had been left unlocked by their owners. Police urge the public to properly secure vehicles and to remember to remove valuables from them.
   — David Maris, 38, of West Amwell, was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant July 16. Officer Sharon Polyak found a reportedly intoxicated Mr. Maris sleeping on the sidewalk in front of The Lambertville Station Restaurant, on Bridge Street, at 10:55 p.m. Mr. Maris was found to have a warrant for his arrest for failure to appear in Kingwood Township. He was later released to a friend after posting $500 bail.
   — Jose Acevedo, age unknown, of Lambertville, was charged with disorderly conduct July 14 after he reportedly damaged four parked vehicles in the area of North Union and Coryell streets. He was taken into custody by Officer Michael Miloszar after he was observed repeatedly crashing his bicycle into the vehicles as he attempted to ride down the street at 5:30 p.m. Mr. Acevedo, who had attempted to leave the scene, did not make it far, police said. He was transported to the Hunterdon County Jail in default of $400 bail.
   — Sean Lelie, 42, of Lambertville, was charged with disorderly conduct and obstruction on July 15. Officers Miloszar and Housman were called to the area of Clinton Street at 8:25 p.m. to investigate a report of an intoxicated man punching parked vehicles. Mr. Lelie, who was identified by a witness, was found to be verbally abusive and causing a disturbance. Mr. Lelie, who allegedly also obstructed the investigation, was subsequently taken into custody and later transported to the hospital for evaluation with a pending court date. None of the vehicles sustained serious damage.