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Route 202 South Accident Saturday Caused by Woman Suffering Medical Episode, Raritan Police Say

April 24, 2018

RARITAN, NJ - A woman suffering a medical episode crossed from the northbound to southbound lanes on Route 202 South April 21, causing minor injuries and extensive delays in the area, according to Raritan Borough Police.

According to a release from police Tuesday evening, officers responded to the area of Route 202 South and Ortho Drive at 12:14 p.m. Saturday for a motor vehicle accident with ...

Bridgewater Recognizes Police Officers for Honor, Valor, Service Awards

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Police Department recently celebrated the promotions of several officers, while also recognizing a number of people for acts of bravery.

Sgt. William Kelly was promoted to the rank of lieutenant, while Officer Peter Ochs and Officer Joseph Dolinski were promoted to the rank of sergeant.

Timothy Weiss was also sworn in as a police ...

Bridgewater Police: Missing Teen Found Safe

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Police report that the teen who was missing Friday evening has been found safely.

A Nixle alert went out around 11:30 p.m. Friday night for assistance in finding 18-year-old Christina Muniz, who went missing from the area of Russet Lane.

As of around 6:45 a.m. Saturday, it was reported that she was safe and had been found.

Bridgewater, Raritan Participating in Distracted Driving Campaign

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Bridgewater and Raritan police departments are taking part in a campaign through the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety to crack down on distracted drivers during April.

According to a release from the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office, law enforcement officers representing agencies throughout Somerset and Hunterdon counties will be cracking down as ...

Bridgewater Police Searching for Missing 'At Risk' Teen

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are searching for a missing 18-year-old female in the area of Russet Lane.

According to a Nixle alert from the department, Christina Muniz was last seen on Russet Lane at 10:15 p.m. Friday.

Police are labeling her as "at risk," and are asking for the public's help in locating her.

Muniz is described as white, 5 feet, 2 inches ...

Bridgewater Police Investigating Attempted Home Invasion, Seeking Suspect in Bradley Gardens

Update, 10:45 p.m. - Bridgewater Police reported they have cleared the area, but the suspect was not located.

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Police are searching for a suspect who attempted to gain access to a home on Old York Road near Milltown Road around 9:45 p.m. Friday.

According to a Nixle alert, it appears that someone attempted to gain entrance to a home, but was scared off.

The ...

Free Personal Safety Program Offered for High School Seniors

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - High school seniors in Somerset County can learn how to make their lives safer by attending a free community program titled “Personal Safety for High School Seniors.”

The program will cover topics such as victimization, predators, situational awareness, personal safety tips, identifying potential safety issues, dealing with a physical confrontation, being a good ...

Piscataway Man Found Guilty of Killing Raritan Woman

PISCATAWAY, NJ – A Piscataway man is facing 30 years to life for throwing a Raritan woman out of a third-floor window, killing her, said Middlesex County Prosecutor, Andrew C. Carey.

A jury found Christopher Koller, 40 guilty of murder in the death of Beth Bezek, 31, said Carey in a Tuesday news release. Koller was also found guilty on charges of hindering his own apprehension and ...

Raritan Police Starting Neighborhood Watch Program

UPDATE: The kickoff meeting for the Raritan Borough Police's neighborhood watch program has been canceled for April 12, and will be postponed for another date in the near future. We will update when the new date has been decided.

RARITAN, NJ - The Raritan Borough Police Department is launching a neighborhood watch program, with a kickoff meeting planned for April ...

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