Clark Police Blotter

Dec. 6 at 6:23 p.m. – Det. Kevin Shackleton arrested Andrew Mellein, 21, at his Raritan Road home and charged him with burglary, theft and credit card fraud. Bail was set at $20,000, and Mellein was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.

Coat Drive

PERTH AMBOY — The Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Inc. is collecting clean, reusable coats now through Dec. 23. Collection boxes are located at 98 First Street, 2nd Floor, Perth Amboy.

Jolly Gingerbread Elves

CLARK — Students in Mrs. Peitz’s first grade class at Valley Road School in Clark recently enjoyed a break from their regular schoolwork to make their own gingerbread houses.