New Jersey Woman Charged with Robbery and Assault
A New Jersey woman was charged with robbery, simple assault, harassment and two illicit substance related offenses for an attack while driving in a vehicle last week.
Kathleen Devin, weeks short of her 28th birthday was jailed Friday for punching the victim in the face and robbing her I-Phone, Police say.
According to the criminal complaint, Falls Township Police were dispatched to the Lincoln Highway I-Hop in Fairless Hills just after 10:2o a.m. for an assault report.
The victim told police she was sitting in the passenger seat of her vehicle with Devin driving as they approached the intersection of Lincoln Highway and Bristol Oxford Valley Road waiting to make a right hand turn while stopped at a traffic light.
The victim, according to court documents, told police Devin punched her in the face because she became “agitated” because of the driving directions she was given, breaking the victims glasses and taking her cell phone.
Devin then fled the vehicle on foot to be located later at the Langhorne Regional Rail station by Police, court records show.
Police took the Shrewsbury, N.J woman into custody processing her at headquarters, court records show.
A subsequent search by police revealed the woman was found to be in possession of suspected heroin, said police.
Devin was jailed on 10 % of $25,000 where she currently remains, according to online court records, awaiting a preliminary hearing scheduled for August 3.
In addition to the robbery and assault offenses’s Devin was also charged with misdemeanor drug offenses.