Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The trespassers gained entry to some small outer buildings and caused some damage.
On Sunday, vandals broke windows and sprayed fire extinguishers in some outer buildings behind the main Alcatel-Lucent building on Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel Police say. Security guards called police at 5:21 p.m. to report the criminal mischief. They told police their last check of the area where the damage occurred was at 1:21 p.m. Windows were broken at what is known as the Wave Guide Building, and fire extinguishers were found laying outside. The glass portion to a metal door to Building 10, the Ocean Simulator Facililty, was also broken. Police found fire extinguishers had been sprayed inside the building. One fire extinguisher was thrown through the window of Building 11. A security officer had observed three juveniles walking…
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
This time on Huntley and Devon.
The mailbox-smashing spree continues. In the early morning hours of Sunday, July 22, police on patrol noticed that three mailboxes on Huntley Road, and one on Devon Court had been vandalized. The value of the ruined mailboxes ranges from $100 to $300. One of them was a mailbox crafted in the shape of a swan. The criminal mischief follows an earlier rash of mailbox bashing on June 26 on Bryce Road, Winthrop Drive and South Park Court, streets are all located off Crawfords Corner Road in the southern end of the township Police said those mailboxes were reportedly struck with an object like a baseball bat sometime between midnight and 1 a.m. Police are investigating the offenses as criminal mischief.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The cars were parked on Concord Drive, across from Raritan High.
The owners of six cars reported their vehicles were "keyed" on June 13 while parked on Concord Drive in Hazlet, off Middle Road. The criminal mischief occurred sometime between 8 am. and noon, police said. Concord Drive is located directly across Middle Road from Raritan High School. On June 13, the last day of school, high school students were dismissed at noon and the 8th grade graduation ceremony was held there at 2 p.m. Police said the key scratches were deep in length and appear on both sides of the cars. Parking on Concord Drive is permitted, as long as it is not in front of a hydrant or in the nearby cul-de-sac, which has parking restrictions. Residents have complained to police in the past about issues related to high schoolers …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
The 2-million square foot structure is targeted by mischief.
A security guard patrolling the vacant Alcatel-Lucent building at 101 Crawfords Corner Road discovered a large glass window in the rear of the building had been shattered by a rock thown at it, probably over the weekend. Broken glass and rocks were found on the ground. This is the second incident of rock-throwing criminal mischief reported at the facility in recent weeks. Numerous glass window panes were hit on the weekend of April 14-15, causing $10,000 worth of damage, according to the Alcatel-Lucent Property Manager Tom Resetar. On that occasion, police said there was evidence the vandals had been inside. The building has been unoccupied since 2006, but there is 24-hour surveillance at the complex and security guards patrolling the …