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Police & Fire

February 17, 2022

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — The Bordentown City Police Department has a new Chief, as Captain Shaun Lafferty was sworn-in as the Provisional Chief of Police during Monday night’s meeting of the City Commissioners. Lafferty will be serving in his new role provisionally, pending the outcome of ...

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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 last week that it would be participating in the Burlington County Prosecutor's ...

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MANSFIELD, NJ — A traffic stop in Burlington County by the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) has led to the arrest of a Bergen County man for weapons and drug possession. Trooper Cory Jett stopped Kevin A. Simmons, 49, of Teaneck, NJ at 5AM on February 5 for a traffic violation in the southbound ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police will be giving the community another way to fight addiction, as the Department announced that it will be participating in the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office's (BCPO) "Straight...to Treatment" program beginning on February 9.  The ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — UPDATE: Silvaney has been located by law enforcement and is safe, according to the Bordentown Township Police Department.  The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is asking for the public's help in locating Township resident Marilyn Silvaney, 61. Silvaney ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) has arrested a Brooklyn man for alleged fraudulent activities stemming from a motor vehicle stop in the Township, the Department announced on Thursday.  The incident occurred on January 18 at around 1:05PM, when Ptl.

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Bordentown City residents and elected officials are saying goodbye to Police Chief Fred Miller, who officially retired on January 27. Miller's retirement plans were announced by Commissioner Jim Lynch during the January 10 meeting of the City Commissioners. Lynch, who ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — Two corrections officers are now recovering from injuries sustained after being attacked by a pair of residents at the Juvenile Medium Security Facility in Bordentown.  According to the New Jersey Policeman's Benevolent Association (PBA) Local #105, at approximately 8:42p.m ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is partnering with Burlington County law enforcement agencies as well as addiction recovery groups to host an "Operation Safe Overnight" event on Friday afternoon. Police officers and recovery coaches will be canvassing ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department is putting out a call to volunteers to join the Burlington County Domestic Violence Response Team (DVRT).  The Domestic Violence Response Team is a 24 hour per day, seven day a week program designed to assist victims of domestic ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is celebrating the retirement of an Officer who served the community for 30 years. Officer Mark Costner joined the BTPD in February 1990 and retired in March 2016 as a Lieutenant. However, his spare time was short-lived, ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Bordentown City Police Chief Fred Miller is getting ready to retire. Commissioner Jim Lynch, who is the City’s Director of Public Safety and Affairs, made the announcement during Monday night’s City Commissioners meeting, which was held virtually due to the ongoing ...

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HAMILTON, NJ — In what sounds like a scene out of a violent video game, two Trenton men face robbery and gun charges in connection with a November Facebook Market Place sale of a PlayStation 5 that turned violent in Hamilton. On November 19, the Hamilton Police Division (HPD) were detailed to ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The community is mourning the loss of retired longtime Bordentown Township Police Sergeant Jeffrey Pippin (#3233), who passed away on December 28, 2021 at the age of 66.  According to his obituary from Weber Funeral Home, Pippin, of Delanco, was born in Riverside and ...

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WEST TRENTON, NJ — With everyone eager to say goodbye to 2021 and welcome the New Year on a positive note, so is the New Jersey State Police (NJSP), which is aiming for zero traffic fatalities for this New Year holiday period and is urging everyone to do their part and make responsible decisions as ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is reminding residents about fireworks policies in advance of the festivities that many households have planned for New Year's Eve on Friday night.  According to the BTPD, the New Jersey Explosives and Fireworks Act ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is currently hiring Police Officers, the Department announced this week. Applicants must have a Police Training Commission (PTC) certification or be currently enrolled as an Alternate Route Candidate in a New ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Missing teen Jamaar Acosta has been located, according to the Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD). The BTPD had sought the public's assistance in locating the missing 16-year old on Saturday morning.  Acosta had last been seen in Wrightstown, NJ after being ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ -- The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is asking for the public's assistance to help in identifying "suspicious activity" reported in the Township overnight.  According to an e-mail sent out on Friday morning to residents via the Nixle system, the BTPD ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) recently celebrated the achievements of its Officers during the course of their duties at the Department’s First Annual Awards Ceremony. The ceremony, which took place on December 4 at Villa Mannino, recognized the men ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is mourning the loss of one of its retired narcotics dogs, Mako, who passed away on November 30 at the age of 12. Mako’s handler, retired BTPD Officer Rich Brettell, talked to TAPinto Bordentown about Mako’s background ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is helping coordinate a celebration of the life of retired Detective Joseph Schmidt, Sr. on Saturday. Schmidt passed away on November 15 at the age of 78. The ceremony will be taking place on Saturday, December 11 from ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — If you noticed that Bordentown Township and Bordentown City Police Officers looked a little scruffier than normal in the month of November, it was all for a great cause. For the fourth year in a row, officers from the City and Township Police Departments participated in No Shave ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ-- The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is reminding residents that the lobby of the Township Municipal Building is a Safe Transaction Zone where citizens can complete sales and purchases brokered through online auction and classified sites. "The safe ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ — A Bordentown Township Police Officer was honored last week for his work in serving the community's most vulnerable victims.  Lieutenant Nathan Roohr of the Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) received a Distinguished Service Award from the New Jersey Bias Crime Officers ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Do you plan on doing most of your holiday shopping online this year? As your shopping gears up and more and more boxes begin to appear at your door, the Bordentown Township Police Department is giving residents some helpful hints to avoid your packages from ...

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CHESTERFIELD, NJ — Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Chesterfield Township Police Department Acting Officer-in-Charge Sgt. Mike Davison announced on Monday that a 62-year-old woman died over the weekend after being struck by a pickup truck while she was riding along Sykesville Road ...

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NEW JERSEY – Don't drink a few too many glasses of holiday cheer and get behind the wheel of a car. That's essentially the message of the Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety as the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” holiday campaign is now ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Come out next month for a night of great food and laughs that will benefit one of Bordentown's local fire departments.  Hope Hose Humane Co. #1 will be hosting an upcoming Comedy Night featuring Philadelphia-area comics to benefit the fire house.  The Comedy Night will ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred on Route 130 on Monday night which resulted in the death of a 58-year-old man from Pemberton Township. The BTPD's initial investigation determined that the ...

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