LEBANON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) — The Lebanon Township Police Department is investigating a series of criminal mischief incidents and theft of street signs.
Over the past few weeks, police say they have noticed an increase in smashed mailboxes and several other vandalizing activities. Street signs have also been stolen.
“We would to remind everyone criminal mischief charges range from disorderly persons offenses to a third-degree offenses. While a conviction of a disorderly persons offense carry’s a maximum of 6 months of jail time and a maximum $1000 fine, a third degree offense carry’s a maximum 3-5 years in NJ State Prison and a maximum fine of $15000. This is in addition to restitution paid to the victim(s),” police said.
Anyone with information in regarding any of the incidents, contact the Lebanon Township Police Department at 908-638-8515. Anonymous tips are welcome.