Mansfield Township
Police Department

190-A Atlantic Ave.
PO Box 177
Columbus, NJ 08022

609-298-4411 Police Station
609-723-8300 Dispatch

Mansfield Police Department

Police Blotter – 3/5/14

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On Wednesday, February 26th at 10:15 a.m., police observed Jinghong Chen, a 52 year old female from Flushing, NY, climb over the perimeter fence to gain access into Manheim Auto Auction.  Chen was quickly apprehended and transported to police headquarters where she was processed and charged with Trespassing.

Police observed Edward Kats, 42 of Bayside, NY, acting suspiciously at Manheim Auto Auction on February 26th at 2:00 p.m.  Kats then removed a license plate from a vehicle and concealed it under his arm while leaving the area. He was confronted by police and taken into custody.  Kats was charged with theft and released pending a court appearance.

On Wednesday, February 26th at 3:16 p.m., police observed Nauman Bashir, 41 of Ewing, was observed removing floor mats from a parked vehicle at Manheim Auto Auction.  Police then observed Bashir place the floor mats into his vehicle. Investigation revealed that Bashir did not own the property and he was taken into custody for theft.  Bashir was charged and released pending a court appearance.

On Saturday, March 1st at 5:21 p.m., police had contact with Anthony Haskins, 47 years old of Bordentown, on Route 206. During the encounter it was determined that Haskins was wanted on a criminal warrant and taken into custody.  Haskins was transported to police headquarters for processing and was later released pending a court date.

Police stopped a motor vehicle on Sunday, March 2nd at 10:19 p.m. on Rt. 68 for a speeding violation. During the motor vehicle stop, a check returned that the driver, Donovan Foster, 24 years old of Browns Mills, was wanted on a traffic warrant.  Foster was taken into custody for processing and later released pending a court appearance.

On Wednesday, March 5th at 11:43 a.m. police stopped a vehicle after a random check indicated that the vehicle owner had an outstanding traffic warrant. During the motor vehicle stop it was confirmed that the owner, Douglas Garzon, 45 years old of Bordentown, was wanted on an outstanding traffic warrant from Eastampton Twp.  Garzon was taken into custody and turned over to the Eastampton Police Department.

On Wednesday, March 5th at 8:27 p.m. police observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of Jacksonville Road and Old York Road.  Police made contact with the driver, a 17 year old female from Columbus, and detected the odor of marijuana. The driver turned the remaining marijuana over to police. She was subsequently charged with possession of marijuana and released to her parent pending court.