Franklin Borough Police Dept.

| 22 Oct 2019 | 03:53

Oct. 14

Tess A. Walters, 19, of Franklin was charged with one count of theft.

The complainant related that a family member had taken jewelry, valued at over $3,000.

The investigation led to the arrest of Walters, who was found to have taken jewelry from the resident/complainant on Nov. 7, 2018 and sold it to a jewelry retailer for currency.

Investigators of the Franklin Borough Police Department determined the missing jewelry was sold at a jewelry retail store in Rockaway, New Jersey by Tess Walters after she took it without the consent and or permission of the complainant.

Walters was arrested in Franklin on Monday Oct. 14, at approximately 4 p.m. without incident.

She was released pending an appearance in Central Judicial Processing – Sussex County Superior Court.

Oct. 16

Jonelle A. Pawlyshyn, 30, formerly of East Bridgewater, Mass., was charged with four counts of fraudulent use of a credit card.

On Oct. 2, the Franklin Borough Police received a complaint of fraudulent activity that occurred at the Walmart.

An investigation determined that a complainant from Hamburg reported that female, who he had met only once, had taken credit cards and electronics from his residence without his consent and or knowledge.

The female took the complainant’s/victim’s credit cards from his residence and purchased over $4,000 worth of merchandise from the Wal-Mart in Franklin Borough. The merchandise that was fraudulently purchased included electronics and general merchandise described as: iPads, air-pods, laptops, baby formula, and diapers.

She was arrested in the parking area of the Sussex Motel in Wantage on Oct. 16 at approximately 2:30 p.m.

She was lodged in the Keogh-Dwyer Correctional Facility in accordance with the New Jersey Bail Reform Act.

Oct. 21

Andrew M. Stoll, 33, of Franklin was charged with criminal sexual contact after Franklin patrol officers met with a complainant at Franklin Borough Police Headquarters who wished to make a complaint regarding unwanted sexual contact within a residence in the borough.

A female victim reported visiting a residence in the Borough where she was visiting with family and friends. Prior to leaving the residence, the victim reported that a male embraced her and while doing so grabbed her buttocks and inner thigh. The victim reported that the touching was unwanted.

Stoll was released per the New Jersey bail reform act, pending an appearance in Central Judicial Processing in Sussex County Superior Court.

A male juvenile was charged with one count of cyber harrassment after an elemenatry school female reported that in response to her online posting of a statement in support of suicide prevention, a male high school student made harassing and disparaging remarks encouraging suicide.

Following an investigation by the Franklin Borough Detective Bureau, a male high student was arrested after encouraging another female to commit suicide. The male student was also found to have sent an offensive picture obtained from another online source which depicted a male pointing a firearm at himself.

He was released to the custody of his parents pending a first appearance in Sussex County Superior Court, Family / Juvenile division.