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Edison Police Charge Three In Drug Ring

October 1, 2016

EDISON, NJ – Police charged three men with operating a “street-level” drug ring that made thousands of dollars, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office on Friday.

In a press release, Spokesman Jim O’Neill said that the three men, Jamie Monroe, 38, and Nissa Dennington, 45, both of South Brunswick, and Dorian Graham, 30, of South River, were arrested ...

Edison Police: Two 11-year-old girls struck by car, injured

EDISON – Two 11-year-old girls were injured at 2:20 p.m. Thursday after they ran across New Dover Road and were struck by a westbound car, police said in a press release Friday.

According to the release, witnesses told investigating Officer Salvatore Cipolla that the two girls – one from Edison, the other from Metuchen – darted across New Dover Road near Lawlor Court and into ...

Bridgewater Mall Evacuated Briefly for Smoke Odor

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Commons Mall was evacuated for a short time Friday evening because of a smell of smoke inside the mall, according to an alert from the Bridgewater Township Police Department.

According to the alert, there was an odor of smoke inside the mall, and the fire department evacuated the building as a precaution.

The mall was closed temporarily, the alert said, but ...

Bridgewater Mall Evacuated Briefly for Smoke Odor

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Commons Mall was evacuated for a short time Friday evening because of a smell of smoke inside the mall, according to an alert from the Bridgewater Township Police Department.

According to the alert, there was an odor of smoke inside the mall, and the fire department evacuated the building as a precaution.

The mall was closed temporarily, the alert said, but ...

Newton Police Stop Wantage Man for Possession of a Weapon

NEWTON, NJ—Newton Police Patrolman Jose Morales stopped a Chevrolet pick-up truck on Water Street for speeding on Sunday, September 25 around 11:13 p.m., police report.

The speeding driver was identified by Morales as Duncan Graham, 22 of Valley Road, Wantage according to police.  While outside of the vehicle, officers observed a handgun on the rear floor within reach of ...

Disregard of Officer’s Signal to Stop Results in Marijuana Arrest

FAIRFIELD, NJ — A Staten Island man was arrested in Fairfield for possession of lees than 50 grams of marijuana on Sept. 23 after he disregarded an officer’s attempt to stop his speeding vehicle.

Paul Ranieri, 25, was found to be the driver of a 2015 Infiniti traveling south on New Dutch Lane, where Officer James High Jr. observed him improperly passing a tractor trailer and ...

Nominations Open for 25th Annual Women of Excellence Awards

UNION COUNTY, NJ – In every community, there are women spending countless hours in either volunteer work or at jobs dedicated to the welfare of their towns and cities. Now, their neighbors have an opportunity to thank these individuals by nominating them for the 25th Annual Women of Excellence Awards.  

The award celebrates women who live or work in Union County and have made ...

Bridge Construction and Lane Closures to Resume October 10

STAFFORD, NJ - It's that time of the year where the bridge construction picks back up where they left off.

Beginning on Monday October 10 or Tuesday October 11, 2016, the Manahawkin Bay Bridge project will resume. 

The New Jersey Department of Transportation will be reducing the lanes on Route 72 between milepost 21 - 28 to continue the bridge ...

Trooper Bambara Visits Sparta's Mohawk Avenue School Students

SPARTA, NJ – The third grade students at Mohawk Avenue School had a special visitor on Thursday.  New Jersey State Trooper James Bambara, son of teacher Kim Bambara first met with the students in the auditorium.  He talked with them about Halloween safety and why schools have rules and laws.

The youngsters had the opportunity to ask Bambara questions.  They asked ...

West Orange Man Admits to Lying About Being Kidnapped by Police

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A West Orange man who told police he was abducted by plain-clothes officers and later dumped on a township street has now been charged for making up the story.

Victor White, 24, has been charged with filing a false police report after he admitted to officials that he fabricated the story to cover up cheating on his girlfriend.

White and his girlfriend reported to ...

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Rockaway Borough Resident Indicted on Attempted Kidnapping and Sexual Assault Charges

September 29, 2016

ROCKAWAY, NJ - Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Rockaway Township Police Chief Martin McParland, Jr. announce that Kyriakos Serghides, 35, of Rockaway Borough, NJ was indicted today on multiple charges related to incidents that are alleged to have occurred in August and September of 2015 in Rockaway Township. 

It is alleged that on August 28, 2015 while at the ...