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Lebanon Township police investigating mailbox vandalism and theft of street signs

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.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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