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Prosecutor's Office Still Reviewing Footage from Incident at Bridgewater Commons Mall, Cannot Confirm Shots Fired

June 15, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - As of 11:30 a.m. Friday, the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office was still reviewing surveillance footage regarding the fight that broke out at the Bridgewater Commons Mall Thursday evening.

According to Det. Jeanne Trillhaase, with the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office, they cannot confirm that shots were fired in the mall, as they are still investigating ...

Bridgewater Mall Shut Down for 2 Hours for Fight Investigation, Report of Shots Fired

UPDATE: According to a Nixle alert from the Bridgewater Township Police Department at 9 p.m., the investigation at the mall has been completed, and the mall will be resuming normal business operations.

Police emphasized that there is no immediate threat to the public and no injuries were reported.

Keep checking back for more information.

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - No injuries have been reported ...

Bridgewater Police: Avoid Mall for Ongoing Police Investigation

UPDATE: According to a Nixle alert sent at 7:48 p.m. Thursday, the Bridgewater Township Police is on location at the mall for a suspicious incident, but no injuries have been reported.

According to the alert, the police are investigating, but there is currently no threat to the public and no injuries. The report said the situation is fluid, so police are asking the public to continue to avoid ...

Raritan Police Officers Awarded for Life Saving Measures, Service to Community

RARITAN, NJ - The Raritan Borough Police Department held its annual ceremony June 6 to recognize officers and citizens for their efforts to keep the community safe in 2017.

Exceptional Duty Awards went to Sgt. Everett Holt, Officer Andrew Ragati, Officer Damien Chromowsky, Det. Christopher Wren and Officer Robert Sinopoli for volunteering their time to collect donations for the victims of ...

Piscataway Man Identified in Pedestrian Fatality on I-287 in Bridgewater Wednesday

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Piscataway man was identified as the tow truck operator killed when he was struck by another vehicle on I-287 in Bridgewater Wednesday afternoon, according to NJ State Police Sgt. Lawrence Peele.

Nicholas Coble, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene after he was struck by a vehicle while clearing another car from the roadway at 1:44 p.m.

According to Peele, Coble was in ...

Bridgewater Police Installing Medicine Drop Box

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Police Department has announced it has joined the New Jersey Attorney General's "Project Medicine Drop" initiative, and installed a Project Medicine Drop box at police headquarters, on Commons Way.

According to a release, this makes it more convenient for residents to take an active role in the fight against the nationwide epidemic of ...

Bridgewater Police Seeking Information on Vehicle Involved in Attempted Burglary

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are asking for assistance in identifying a vehicle that was involved in an attempted burglary in Finderne Tuesday afternoon, according to a post on the department's Facebook page.

According to the post, the vehicle was involved in the attempted burglary around 1:30 p.m., and it left the scene on Route 28 (Union Avenue) toward ...

Green Knoll Fire Receiving Grant from New Jersey American Water

VOORHEES, NJ - The Green Knoll Volunteer Fire Company is one of 22 volunteer emergency first responder units receiving a grant from New Jersey American Water, according to a release.

New Jersey American Water, the release said, is awarding more than $20,000 in grants to the first responder units in its service area in recognition of service to New Jersey residents and the greater community. A ...

Trespasser Fatality Reported at Bridgewater Train Station

UPDATE: Raritan Valley Line train service has resumed, according to the New Jersey Transit website, but there are 60-minute delays in both directions between Raritan and Dunellen.

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - New Jersey Transit is reporting a fatality at the train station in Bridgewater. 

According to the New Jersey Transit website, Raritan Valley Train Line service is suspended in both ...

Bridgewater Man Arrested for 2016 Arson Incident, According to County Prosecutor

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bridgewater man was arrested and charged with aggravated arson, stemming from an incident in January 2016, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson.

Mason A. Pagnotta, 21, of Brown Road, was charged with two counts of second degree aggravated arson in his arrest May 10.

According to Robertson, on Jan. 18, 2016, at about 3:45 a.m., three vehicles parked ...

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