MANVILLE: Police blotter, week of Nov. 11-18

Jottings from the police record book

    Walmart security reported chasing an alleged shoplifter on Knopf Street at 11:10 a.m. Nov. 12. Police caught the man at 4th and Louis avenues and charged Joseph Kulcsar, 27, of Manville with taking a home drug test kit valued at $21.37. He was released.
    — A man reported at 4:19 p.m. Nov. 13 that he had lost his white iPhone 4S in a grey/yellow case inside the Reading Cinema movie theater the previous Wednesday, Nov. 6, between 9:30 and 11 p.m. The locator program indicated the phone, worth about $450, was in Raritan Borough.
    — A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on South Main Street at 5:50 p.m. Nov. 14. The man, 19, was taken to Somerset Medical Center with a leg injury.
    — A caller said someone was knocking on her windows in North 15th Avenue at 2:21 a.m. Friday. Police didn’t find anyone in the area.
    — A Manville teen who works as a waitress at the Flaming Grill said at 3:30 p.m. Friday that she had lost her purse two days earlier at the restaurant. In it was a small amount of cash, two debit cards a passport ID card. She wanted the matter on the record. Police later said she found the purse, with all of its belongings, where she left it at work.
    — Hillsborough police asked for assistance on Vermont Avenue near the railroad tracks in searching for a missing female from Hillsborough at 3:48 p.m. Friday. Manville patrols responded and reported the borough side was clear.
    — A woman said an unknown Spanish man knocked on her door on South 3rd Avenue and then walked west on South Street at 11:25 p.m. Friday. Police said the man was gone on their arrival.
    — A Wyoming Place man reported the theft of $60 at 11:26 a.m. Saturday. Police said someone took the money between 6 and 6:20 a.m.
    — A South 8th Avenue caller at 8:55 p.m. Saturday said someone let the air out of her vehicle’s tires overnight.
   — A Roosevelt Avenue woman and her cat were reunited after she called police at 9:26 p.m. Saturday and was put in touch with a Mazur Street woman who had found the pet.
    — A caller reported a hit-and-run at 12:33 a.m. Monday. A vehicle fled the scene but police went to a North 8th Avenue address and arrested and charged Henry Buckley, 38, with DWI and leaving the scene of an accident.