Princeton Police Blotter: Sexual Assault, Bike Thefts

A Princeton resident was charged with sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a minor April 29 after police discovered during the investigation of an unrelated incident that he allegedly was engaged in an ongoing sexual relationship with  minor. Bail was set at $50,000 for Nelson Guerra, 21, who was taken into custody and housed at the Mercer County Corrections facility in Hopewell when he could not make bail.

Police responded to reports of a disturbance on Hibben Road just after 9:30 p.m. on April 29. Residents reported that there was a group of people in the street yelling at each other. Police determined that two of the people in the group had active warrants for their arrests. Justin Trent, 25, of Trenton and Kareem Washington, 23, of Lawrence were both placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters, where they were allowed to make arrangements to post bail. Trent was released after paying $301, and Washington was released after paying $174.

A men’s Harrow mountain bike valued at $100 was stolen from the first block of Spring Street some time between 1 and 5:40 p.m. during Communiversity. The victim called police the next day to report the theft.

A Fuji bicycle valued at $350 was stolen from the bike rack at the Princeton Charter School on Bunn Drive some time between 8 and 10 a.m. on April 30. The theft was reported later that day.

Another bike was stolen the same day. The victim called police to report that sometime after 9 .a.m on April 30, a Trek mountain bike was removed from his front porch on Bank Street. The bike is valued at $533.