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Police & Fire Top Stories

August 13, 2022

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — A 21-year veteran employee with the Robbinsville Township Police Department, Eric Coran, was charged on Friday with allegedly stealing and selling property and equipment valued at more than $250,000 owned by the police department for personal gain.  Mercer County Prosecutor ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Bordentown Township Police Officers have arrested five juveniles found in a stolen vehicle who were suspected of burglarizing cars in the Township early Tuesday morning.  The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) responded to a report from a resident of ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Bordentown Township and Bordentown City Police Departments are partnering up to hold a joint National Night Out tomorrow evening.  The event will take place at Joseph Lawrence Park in the Township on Tuesday, August 2 from 6PM to 9PM. The Departments will be holding ...

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WEST TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey State Police Communications Bureau on Friday welcomed 15 new Public Safety Telecommunicators (PSTs) to its ranks during a graduation ceremony held at Division Headquarters in West Trenton.  The new members were part of the 63rd New Jersey State Police Public ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Bordentown Township and Bordentown City Police Departments are partnering up to hold a joint National Night Out next week.  The event will take place at Joseph Lawrence Park in the Township on Tuesday, August 2 from 6PM to 9PM. The Departments will be holding ...

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WEST TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey leaders are encouraging all eligible men and women to apply to be a State Trooper with the New Jersey State Police. It's part of a recruiting campaign from Gov. Phil Murphy, members of Murphy's cabinet and members of the Legislature. The application process will ...

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HAMILTON, NJ — A Hamilton man has been arrested and charged with murder and the desecration of human remains the same day that the body of a Ewing Township woman was found burned in an area cemetery, according to the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office.  Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri ...

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HAMILTON, NJ — The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Hamilton Police Division are investigating the discovery of the severely burned body of a Ewing woman near St. Mary's cemetery on Tuesday. Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri said that at approximately 6:45 a.m. on Tuesday, ...

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SECAUCUS, NJ — All New Jersey law enforcement officers will now be required to hold valid, active licenses in order to be an active duty officer under a new law signed by Governor Phil Murphy on Thursday.  New Jersey will become the 47th state to establish a police licensing program. "This ...

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MANSFIELD, NJ — UPDATE: As of Thursday morning, the missing woman has been found safe, according to the Mansfield Township Police Department.  "Yesterday we posted about a missing person investigation. That person has been located and is safe. Thank you to everyone who assisted!" read a Facebook ...

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WEST WINDSOR, NJ — The Burlington County Sheriff’s Department officially welcomed three new officers into their ranks from the class of 43 cadets in the 27th basic class of police officers who took part in July 14's Mercer County Police Academy commencement held in the gymnasium at Mercer County ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- The most recent class of Parole Officer Recruits, including two who will serve Burlington County, graduated from the Division of Criminal Justice’s Basic Course for Investigators and were sworn-in at the agency’s Central Office in Trenton. Officers within the New Jersey State ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is reminding both Bordentown residents and non-residents about its weekly "Straight...to Treatment" program on Wednesdays. The BTPD announced in February that it would be participating in the Burlington County ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Burlington County Sheriff's Department will be hosting an upcoming Senior Citizen Police Academy in Mount Laurel this Fall.  Classes will be held at the Mount Laurel Community Center, located at 100 Mount Laurel Road, on seven consecutive Thursdays from 1PM to 3PM on the ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) has announced the arrests of two area men for firearm and narcotics offenses stemming from an incident earlier this month. The arrests occurred on July 2, after Dsgt. Pavlov of the BTPD stopped a Toyota Scion on Route 206 ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Bordentown Township and Bordentown City Police Departments are partnering up to hold a joint National Night Out in August.  The event will take place at Joseph Lawrence Park in the Township on Tuesday, August 2 from 6PM to 9PM. The Departments will be holding ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — The Burlington County Sheriff’s Department is making it easier for parents to ensure child safety seats are properly installed in their vehicles. The Department's Child Safety Seat Inspection Program will be offering walk-up Car Seat Checkpoints on four Saturdays this summer, ...

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WEST TRENTON, NJ — The process to apply to be a State Trooper with the New Jersey State Police has begun and will continue through August 2. Troopers can pursue one of the more than 120 diverse career paths that the State Police offers based on personal interests and specialized skills, while ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — The Burlington County Sheriff's Department will be hosting two upcoming free-of-charge Police Academies for the County's youth, Sheriff Anthony Basantis and Undersheriff James Kostoplis announced this week.  The Academies are broken down by age group — one will be held for ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is asking for the public's help in identifying three individuals suspected of shoplifting from ShopRite. The three subjects (pictured) were captured on video surveillance leaving the Bordentown ShopRite on Route 206 on ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — A missing woman who the Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) had sought the public's help in locating has been found.  The BTPD on June 13 asked for the community's assistance in locating "missing and endangered" Elisabeth Escalante, 37, of Stratford, ...

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HAMILTON, NJ — The Hamilton Township Police Division is looking for brothers Lamar and Mathew Phillips who were reported missing on Tuesday by their guardian when they did not return home from playing basketball. The police say that a cousin reported last seeing Lamar, 15, and Mathew, 13, at ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is welcoming the newest addition to its team. K-9 "Remi", a 16-month-old black and white German Shorthair Pointer, officially graduated from the New Jersey State Police Scent Detection Class on June 11 and became the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) and Linda Greenstein (D-Mercer/Middlesex) to establish statewide qualifications for all police officers through a licensing program is gaining support as the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee passed the measure in a ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department is celebrating the recent promotion of Officer Nathan Roohr, who was promoted from Lieutenant to Captain during Monday night's meeting of the Bordentown Township Committee.  Mayor Stephen Benowitz swore-in Capt. Roohr during a ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is asking for the public's help with locating a missing and endangered woman.  The BTPD is seeking information to locate Elisabeth Escalante, 37, of Stratford, NJ.  Escalante was last seen at 6:00AM on Monday, June 6, ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — As the weather gets warmer and the summer approaches, more and more of us are getting outside on bikes, whether it be at parks, paths or streets around our neighborhoods.  Every year, individuals are killed or seriously injured while riding their bicycles. According to the New ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — Lock up your houses, jewelry, valuables and... your car's catalytic converter? The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is warning residents of recent spike in thefts of catalytic converters throughout New Jersey, including in Bordentown.  Why are thieves taking ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — On Friday morning, more than 3,000 law enforcement officers throughout the state will take to the streets of their local communities and run a distance of nearly 750 miles as part of the Special Olympics of New Jersey's Law Enforcement Torch Run. Officers from all over New ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Bordentown City residents and commuters may have been wondering why there was a large amount of law enforcement and emergency responders present at the River Line station in Bordentown City on Friday morning.  The NJ Transit Police Department hosted a successful ...

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