Woman arrested for armed robbery in Manville
September 24, 2018 - NEWS RELEASE
Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor and Manville Borough Chief of Police Mark Peltack announced the arrest of Jennifer Mingle, age 35 of North 7th Avenue, Manville, New Jersey.
Prosecutor Robertson stated that on September 18, 2018 at approximately 5:08 pm, a 23-year old female reported being robbed at gunpoint by an unknown female in the Market Place parking lot in Manville, NJ. The Manville Police Department responded and conducted the investigation. The victim was able to provide a description of the individual who had forcibly robbed her. After reviewing surveillance footage, the Manville Police Department identified defendant Mingle as the person who committed the armed robbery. On September 23, 2018, defendant Mingle was located and arrested by the Manville Police Department without incident.
Defendant Mingle was charged with 1st Degree Armed Robbery and 4th degree Possession of an Imitation Firearm for an Unlawful Purpose. Defendant Mingle was lodged in the Somerset County Jail pending a detention hearing.
Prosecutor Robertson, Chief Fodor and Chief Keane request anyone with information to contact the Somerset County Prosecutors Office Major Crimes Unit at (908) 231-7100 or the Manville Borough Police Department at (908) 725-1900 or via the STOPit app. The STOPit app allows citizens to provide anonymous reports including videos and photos. STOPit can be downloaded to your smart phone for free at the Google Play Store or Apple App Store, access code: SOMERSETNJ.
Information can also be provided through the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477) or online at www.888577tips.org or at www.scpo.net and click on either “Crime Stoppers” or “TIPS HOTLINE”. All anonymous Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.
Note: We are required by the Rules of Court to include herein a statement explaining that the charges are merely an accusation and that the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.