PRINCETON POLICE BLOTTER: Dec. 23

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A vandal spray-painted graffiti on a traffic light control box on South Harrison Street at Hartley Avenue. The criminal mischief incident was reported at 1:51 p.m. Dec. 21. 
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A Nassau Street resident reported the theft of her Jack Spade wallet, valued at $75, from her mailbox after it was delivered by UPS. The theft was reported at 1:29 p.m. Dec. 20. 
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James Kargbo, 24, of Somerset, was charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a motor vehicle stop on Princeton-Kingston Road at 11:09 p.m. Dec. 20. 
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Derrick Murkey, 36, of Plainfield, was arrested on multiple warrants totaling $5,980 from multiple jurisdictions at 8:28 a.m. Dec. 19 following an unwanted persons investigation on Clay Street. 
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Rodney Kidd, 55, of Trenton, was arrested on a Mercer County Sheriff’s Office warrant after turning himself in to police headquarters at 7:53 p.m. Dec. 18. 
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A Cleveland Lane resident reported that someone accessed his personal information and fraudulently opened five credit cards in his name, as well as requesting a change of address from Princeton to Flushing, N.Y., with the U.S. Postal Service. The incident was reported at 9:44 a.m. Dec. 17. 
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Mark Sclano, 25, of Princeton, was charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop on Nassau Street at 2:14 a.m. Dec. 16. 
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A Hillsborough Township resident reported that someone scratched his pickup truck with a key-like object while it was parked at the Princeton Professional Park on Ewing Street. The criminal mischief incident was reported at 4:34 p.m. Dec. 16. 
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An Erdman Avenue resident reported that about $1,000 was taken from his PayPal account after he hired an online company to secure his computer files. The incident of theft and fraud was reported at 9:17 a.m. Dec. 4. 