All items are taken from police dept. records. All suspects are presumed innocent until found guilty in court.


After police responded to a one-vehicle accident in the area of Mill Road and Kenlen Drive, Christopher Tyrell Swanson, 20, of South River, was apprehended for having four active warrants out of East Brunswick, Highland Park, South River and the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Department on June 16. Police said Swanson had fled the accident scene; however, police found him after a short foot chase in the Old Post Road apartment complex.

Copper piping valued at $2,000 was reportedly stolen from a Main Street residence between June 8 and 16. Damage to the sheetrock is estimated at $5,000.

A wallet was reported stolen from a locked locker at Planet Fitness on Route 1 between 6:30 and 8 p.m. June 16. Credit cards that were in the wallet were used at two locations in Edison.

Eight tires and rims were reportedly stolen from a FedEx trailer that was parked on Mill Road and a tractor belonging to Omega Logistics between June 13 and 16. The tires and rims are estimated at $16,000.

A 2012 Daytona motorcycle valued at $14,000 and a 2008 silver Chevy Impala valued at $10,000, which were parked on Horizon Drive, were reportedly stolen during the overnight hours of June 14 and 15.


A Fixie bike valued at $220 was reportedly stolen from the bike rack at the Metuchen train station on June 18.

Police charged Anthony D. Medina, 29, of Carteret, with driving while intoxicated at the intersection of Middlesex Avenue and Bridge Street around 11:37 p.m. June 15. Medina was also found to have a warrant out of Weehawken, police said.

An unknown person reportedly threw glue and sand shaped in a vulgar manner on three separate vehicles — a 2005 Honda wagon, a 2010 Mini Cooper and a 2003 Infiniti — parked on Maple Avenue, University Avenue and Midland Avenue between the overnight hours of June 14 and 15.

Police charged a 17-year-old Rahway male with unlawful possession of a weapon around 5:40 p.m. June 14. Police said they observed the juvenile walking on the sidewalk along Grove Avenue in a suspicious manner. When police approached him, they observed that he had a sword with a gold cover.