Princeton police blotter


Three female shoplifters allegedly stole an assortment of items from a store on Nassau Street July 8. The items had a combined value of $245.

A Butternut Row resident reported that someone had used his personal information to apply for unemployment benefits. The incident of identity theft was reported July 8.

A woman who reportedly put two checks in the U.S. Post Office mailbox on Palmer Square West reported that someone fished them out of the mailbox, altered the original amount and the recipient, and cashed them. The forgery and theft was reported July 9.

A man who was walking on Nassau Street told police that a woman he did not know jumped on his back, punched him and struck him in the face with her high heel shoe, cutting him in the face. The incident was reported July 10.

Someone went into the backyard of a Morgan Place home and reportedly stole $250 worth of firewood. The incident was reported July 10.

A vandal damaged the front door of a business on S. Tulane Street, using a rock in the incident that was reported July 10.

The gas pump nozzle at a Nassau Street gasoline station was damaged when someone reportedly kicked it. The incident, which was reported July 10, was caught on surveillance video.