Princeton Police Blotter: Stolen Car Recovered, Rock Thrown Through Resident’s Window

princeton policePolice said they observed a man throwing a rock through the window of a house on the 100 block of Chestnut Street just before 3:30 a.m. on Aug. 3. John O’Connor, 23, of Lawrenceville was  arrested and charged with criminal mischief.

A stolen vehicle was recovered from the Princeton Shopping Center parking lot on Aug. 2. A Montgomery Township resident located her car in the parking lot. The vehicle, 2009 white Honda, had been stolen from the victim’s residence back in May of this year.  The Montgomery Township Police towed the vehicle from the parking lot as part of their investigation into the theft.

Two teens were taken into custody on the evening of Aug. 2 for a shoplifting incident that took place on the 100 block of Nassau Street. Police did not provide any information about what was stolen. The two teens were brought to headquarters and later released to their guardian.

Police responded to the 100 block of Spring Street just after 2 a.m. on Aug. 1 to investigate an assault. A man reported to police that he was hit on the arm with a bottle and was injured. His assailant fled the scene. Although the victim said he knew the assailant, he refused to cooperate with the investigation and would not provide police with the person’s identity.

A package sent from the United States Postal Service was stolen from the front porch of a house on the 200 block of William Livingston Court on August 1. The contents of the package are valued at $20.