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A 31-year-old Princeton man was charged with driving while intoxicated after he was stopped for speeding on Nassau Street Nov. 24. He was taken to the Princeton Police Department headquarters and released to a sober adult.

A Butternut Row resident told police she had sent $7,227.60 worth of bitcoin to what she thought was a financial investment company for cryptocurrency, but which she later realized was a scam. The incident of theft by deception was reported Nov. 22.

A thief stole $50 in cash and spare keys from an unlocked car that was parked on Gordon Way sometime between 8:45 a.m. Nov. 18 and 9 a.m. Nov. 19.

A woman reported that her co-worker used her Apple iPhone without her permission while it was unattended at work to send himself nude photographs of the victim. The incident of invasion of privacy and computer criminal activity was reported Nov. 18.

Someone stole a 16-inch Makita chainsaw and battery from a shed located in Herrontown Woods. The theft of the chainsaw, which was valued at $400, was reported Nov. 17.

A blue sport coat valued at $20 was stolen from an unlocked car while it was parked on Hamilton Avenue overnight between Nov. 15 and 16.

An elderly Grover Avenue woman was nearly victimized by two people who tried to withdraw money from her bank account with a fraudulently notarized power of attorney document. The fraudulent document was declined by the bank. The incident was reported Nov. 12.

A 53-year-old Canadian woman was charged with defiant trespass after she had been previously told not to enter a North Harrison Street property because she was not welcomed there. The incident was reported Nov. 13.

A catalytic converter was removed from a 2006 Toyota Prius while it was parked in a parking lot on Library Place between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Nov. 8.

A 31-year-old Lawrence Township man was charged with lewdness after he allegedly exposed his genitals to an employee at a store on Palmer Square West Nov. 5.

A 34-year-old Plainsboro Township woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after the car she was driving struck a fence on Pretty Brook Road Nov. 6. She was taken to the Princeton Police Department headquarters and released to a sober adult.

A Cleveland Road resident reported that someone withdrew $11,000 from his checking account without his permission. The incident of theft of identity was reported Nov. 7.

A Mission crossbow and four crossbow bolts, valued at $1,600, were stolen from a barn at a Cherry Hill Road home. The theft was reported Nov. 5.

Someone stole a Caterpillar skid street loader, valued at $50,000, from the Princeton Theological Seminary property on Hibben Road overnight between Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.


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