The information below was provided by police unless otherwise noted.
Methadone and Heroin: Desean Howard, 29, was found to have five bottles of methadone and 253decks of heroin Wednesday evening when police arrested him in connection with outstanding warrants. Officials say detectives encountered Howard on Boudinot Street and searched him after confirming he was wanted on warrants. The search revealed the drugs and $58in cash, which was seized.
ID Theft: An unidentified suspect hacked a business employee’s email account Desean Howard and used it to send fictitious invoices to another employee, which resulted in an unauthorized payment of $15,980to the hacker. Purse Theft: A woman told police her purse containing a wallet and cellphone was stolen while inside the Ivy Inn. She used the Find my iPhone app and tracked the signal to Moore Street and Park Place where she located it and her purse. However, her credit cards were taken and used to make two fraudulent transactions. Bar Fight: A man was assaulted by two unknown males at the Yankee Doodle Tap room on Palmer Square East. The motive for the attack is unknown at this time.
Hit-And-Run Reward: Crime Stoppers of Middlesex County is offering a cash reward to anyone who anonymously provides information leading to the apprehension of a driver who fled after killing an Elizabeth man with his car last month. The incident happened November 30around 4:50 a.m. near the intersection of Applegarth Road and Forsgate Drive. The victim’s body was found lying next to his 2017 Nissan Titan at the intersection. Crime Stoppers partners with law enforcement to allow the public to anonymously submit crime information and will pay a cash reward should it lead to an arrest. Tips may be provided anonymously by calling 1-800-939-9600, or submitted online at www. middlesextips.com. Tips may also be sent by text messaging 274637(CRIMES) with the keyword: “mid-tip” followed by the tip Information. Those who provide information will be given a unique numerical code that allows them to communicate with the program and collect a reward should their information lead to an arrest. Anyone with information can also call police at 732-5210222.
Fatality: A 56-year-old resident of Levittown died after crashing a truck near the intersection of New Ford Mill Road and Bordentown Road. Police found the victim dead inside the truck, which was upside down in a swampy body of water. Officials say the victim was in the driver’s seat still wearing a seatbelt, and that police broke one of the truck’s windows to recover the body. The victim’s name has not yet been released. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call police at 215949-9100.
Stolen Car for Sale: A 2008 Volkswagen that was for sale in the 7100block of Bristol Pike was stolen. Officials say the suspect jumped into the car and drove away. The loss is estimated at $5,000.
Stolen Auto: A 1996Honda valued at $2,000was stolen from the 1400block of Veterans Highway.
Missing Computer: A laptop valued at $300was stolen out of a room in the 900block of Tower Road.
Stolen Vehicle: A 1997 Honda valued at $650 was stolen from the 900 block of Bristol Pike.
Purse Theft: A purse containing cash and personal items was stolen from the 1300block of Veterans Highway. The loss is estimated at $400.
Stolen Vehicle Too: A 1976 boat and trailer were stolen from the 400 block of Main Avenue.