The Manalapan Police Department reported the following incidents occurred in the township:
• On June 11 at 1:04 p.m., officers responded to a residence on Pension Road in reference to a report of trespassing. Upon arrival, the officers made contact with a 26-year-old male resident of Manalapan and a 25-year-old female resident of Manalapan. Further investigation revealed the male had a warrant that was issued for his arrest by the Manalapan Municipal Court in the amount of $1,000 and six additional warrants, including a no bail warrant, from the Old Bridge Municipal Court. The male was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. The female was found to have a no bail warrant that was issued for her arrest by the Old Bridge Municipal Court. In addition, the female was charged with hindering apprehension by providing a false name to the officers. Both individuals were arrested and transported to police headquarters where they were processed, served with a summons and subsequently released to the custody of the Old Bridge Police Department. Patrolman Bart Mattaliano was the arresting officer.
• On June 8 at 10:22 a.m., a resident from Millhurst Road reported a theft. The resident told police that sometime during the early morning hours that day, an unknown individual entered his unlocked vehicle while it was parked in the driveway. The individual removed various items, including a laptop computer and a projector totaling $1,340.
• On June 7 at 5:50 p.m., a Manalapan resident reported an incident of fraud. The resident told police that earlier that day he received a call from a person claiming to be an employee of the Social Security Administration. The caller told the resident his Social Security checks would be cancelled and that he would be arrested if he did not send the caller a Target gift card. The resident complied with the fraudulent request and suffered a monetary loss of $700.
• On June 6 at 12:01 p.m., a Manalapan resident reported an incident of fraud. The resident told police that during the week of May 27 an unknown person used her credit card information to make fraudulent transactions totaling $3,608.82. In addition, the woman told police an unknown individual had changed her mailing address through the U.S. Postal Service and had been receiving the Manalapan resident’s mail.
• On June 5 at 1:30 p.m., a Manalapan resident told police that on June 4, an unknown individual hacked into her company email and sent out emails requesting payments to be wired to a fraudulent bank account. In addition, the unknown individual obtained a company bank check, changed the payee information and fraudulently negotiated the check in the amount of $8,725.
• On June 4 at 5 p.m., a Manalapan resident reported an incident of fraud. The resident told police an unknown individual had used the resident’s personal information to open numerous credit cards and to make fraudulent transactions totaling approximately $14,000.
• On June 4 at 9 a.m., officers responded to a residence on Longwood Drive in reference to a report of criminal mischief. A resident told the officers that sometime within the past few days, an unknown individual punctured three of the tires on his car while the vehicle was parked on Longwood Drive.