Terroristic Threats/Harassment. Joseph Balachick, 50, of Philadelphia was charged March 18 with two counts of making terroristic threats and harassment. Corporal Eamon Blanchard said police made the arrest after a month-long investigation. Police said they determined that Balachick made terroristic threats of physical harm against two Plainsboro police officers who were conducting investigations during two separate telephone interviews.
Balachick was was sent to the Middlesex County jail in default of $30,000 bail.
Tampering with Public Records. Sonny P. Singson, 33, of Trenton was charged March 23 with tampering with public records and obstruction of justice. Officer Kenneth Beatty said he stopped Singson for failing to inspect his car and found he had a fraudulent inspection sticker. He was also charged with failure to make repairs, failure to inspect, obstructed view, and having an unsafe vehicle.
Conspiracy to Commit Aggravated Assault. Three township residents and one resident of Lawrence face charges after they allegedly threatened a Hunters Glen Drive resident with a baseball bat on March 25.
Kadmil B. Johnson, 20, of Hunters Glen Drive; Andrewa I. Robinson, 18, of Lawrence; and two juveniles from Quail Ridge Drive were charged with conspiracy to commit aggravated assault and posession of a weapon for unlawful purposes. Officer Jason Mandato said that the victim was approached outside his apartment by a group of people including Johnson, Robinson, and the two juveniles, as well as four or five other people. The victim told police that Robinson was wielding a baseball bat, and that the group threatened to harm him in retaliation for an alleged incident that occurred earlier that day, Mandato said.
Mandato said police found one of the juveniles with the baseball bat near Morris Davison Park, where he was arrested. Upon further investigation, police found that the bat had been stolen from a juvenile in Morris Davison Park.
The four also face charges of making a false report to a law enforcement officer, tampering with evidence, hindering, obstructing, and theft.
Robinson was sent to the Middlesex County jail in default of $5,000 cash bail. Johnson was released. One of the juveniles was released to his parent, and the other was sent to the Middlesex County juvenile detention center to await a pending family court appearance.
DWI Arrests. Peter P. Rao, 29, of Burlington Street, was charged March 28 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Joseph Bolognese said he saw him driving erratically on Plainsboro Road and failing to stay in his lane. He said he stopped him and found him to be intoxicated. He was also charged with reckless driving, failure to maintain a lane, and careless drivng.
Jamie Barley, 24, of Robbinsville, was charged March 21 with driving while intoxicated. Officer Joseph Breyta said he stopped her on Scotts Corner Road for having a license plate light out and found her to be intoxicated. She was also charged with reckless driving and maintenance of lamps. She was released after posting $89 cash bail on a West Windsor traffic warrant.