Princeton police blotter: Car, bike, and package thefts, failed bank robbery

An unarmed man unsuccessfully tried to rob the TD Bank on State Road just after 3 p.m. on July 6. He entered the bank and approached the teller counter. There was no teller at the counter. The man attempted to jump over the counter but was unsuccessful twice. He then left the bank and fled on a black motorcycle, headed towards Princeton Avenue. He was last seen stopped at the intersection of Princeton Avenue and Route 206. He did not brandish a weapon or make any threats, and nothing was stolen from the bank. He was described as about 5’4” to 5’5” tall. He was wearing green pants, a black shirt, black gloves, grey New Balance sneakers, a chest harness with a GoPro-style camera attached to it, a black half shell motorcycle helmet, and a gas mask. Anyone with information about the incident should contact Det. Robert Allie at (609) 921-2100, ext. 2123.

A vehicle left unlocked at a residence on Philip Drive was reported stolen just after noon on July 6. The vehicle was parked in the driveway with the keys inside. Police did not identify the make or model of the vehicle. It was stolen sometime between 6 p.m. on July 5 and 8 a.m. July 6.

Two people attempted to steal a rental car that was parked in a driveway on Library Place in the early morning of July 9. The suspects entered the car just after 6 a.m. It was parked unlocked in the driveway. Nothing was stolen from the car. The suspects fled the area in a grey sedan.

On July 5, a bike was reported stolen from the backyard of a home on Clay Street. The bike was kept unlocked in the yard. It was stolen sometime between 5 p.m. on July 4 and 7:15 p.m. on July 5. The detective bureau is investigating the incident.

A resident of an apartment building on Spring Street reported on June 29 that someone stole a package meant for her that had been delivered to her building. The package contained a Dell laptop computer. Police did not identify which apartment complex the laptop was stolen from.

On July 6, a woman reported that her Apple watch was stolen from her workplace on North Harrison Street. The detective bureau is investigating the matter.

A 42-year-old Princeton woman crashed her vehicle on Mount Lucas Road just before midnight on June 27 and left the scene of the accident. She was arrested for driving while intoxicated, processed at police headquarters, and released.

On the afternoon of June 27, a 33-year-old Allentown man was pulled over for driving a vehicle with an expired registration and inspection sticker. He was arrested for having an outstanding $1,000 warrant out of Upper Freehold Township. He was processed and released after he posted bail.

A 31-year-old Hamilton resident was pulled over by police for driving erratically on North Stanworth Drive just before 8 p.m. on July 5. She was charged with driving while intoxicated and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was processed at police headquarters and released.

Just after 5 p.m. on June 26, a 49-year-old Trenton man was pulled over by police on Bayard Lane for failure to keep right and police determined he was under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The man was charged with driving while intoxicated and obstruction. He was processed at police headquarters and released.

A man left his black Samsung Galaxy 12 cellphone on a bench on Nassau Street and it was stolen sometime between 7 and 7:15 p.m. on June 27.