HOPEWELL: Police report thefts big and small

Thefts big and small were reported by the Hopewell Township police.
On Dec. 1 Officer Robert Voorhees met with a Pleasant Valley Road woman who said that sometime during the day someone entered her residence and stole $1,200 worth of jewelry. There were no signs of forced entry.
The same day, Officer Kevin Koveloski met with a man on Railroad Place in Hopewell Borough who said that, sometime over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, someone forcibly entered his construction trailer and stole $555 worth of power tools.
Someone forced open an “honor box” for firewood for sale at a stand on Woosamonsa Road and stole about $35 in cash on Nov. 26, Hopewell Township police reported.
A woman told Officer James Klesney stated that she went out for a walk and when she came back about 30 minutes later she saw that the box had been opened.
Investigations are ongoing.
In other incidents:
— Officer James Klesney investigated an open burning complaint at a Reed Road home on Nov. 26 at 2:51 p.m. When the officer met the resident, Francis J. Miller, 51, at the property, the officer discovered a Trenton warrant for Mr. Miller’s arrest.
Mr. Miller was placed under arrest, taken to police headquarters, issued paperwork and released. He was also cited for open burning in violation of a township ordinance.
The Pennington Fire Company had responded and extinguished the fire. His case will be heard in municipal court.
— At 9:30 a.m. Dec. 5 Officer Nicholas Sparaco arrested Rason H. Brooks, 25, of Hamilton on a motor vehicle stop on Scotch Road after warrants for his arrest from Trenton and Hamilton were found in records. He was cited for driving with a suspended license and turned over to the Hamilton Township Police Department. His cases will be heard in municipal court. 