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Bridgewater Police, Prosecutor's Office Investigating Thursday Morning Timothy Place Fire

October 18, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police and the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office are investigating a Thursday morning fire on Timothy Place.

According to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson, at about 6 a.m., Bridgewater Township Police responded to a 911 call about a fire on Timothy Place. The property was unoccupied and no injuries were reported.

The Bradley Gardens, ...

Despite Concerns Over Liabilities, Bridgewater Council Approves Ordinance to Hire Class III Officers for School District

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A trio of Bridgewater Township police officers will be assigned to the Bridgewater-Raritan school system in the near future, after the council approved a measure to hire three Class III officers.

According to the New Jersey School Boards Association, the option for these officers was made available as of June 1 by state law that creates a type of law enforcement personnel ...

Bridgewater Woman Seriously Injured in Crash on Easton Avenue in Franklin

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bridgewater woman was seriously injured in a motor vehicle crash that killed a Clinton woman on Easton Avenue in Franklin Township Oct. 4.

According to the Franklin Township Police Department, at 1:54 p.m. Oct. 4, the department received multiple 911 calls about a motor vehicle crash on Easton Avenue in the area of Culver Street. When they arrived, officers found a two-car ...

Officers Promoted in Bridgewater Township Police Department Ceremony

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Three officers from the Bridgewater Township Police Department were promoted in a recent ceremony at the municipal complex.

Kevin Tennant, a 20-year veteran of the department, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant. He will be one of the afternoon Watch Commanders.

Tennant has spent his career in the Operations Division at the police department, and has been an integral ...

Raritan Man Pleads Guilty to 2015 Murders of Raritan 15-Year-Old and Her Mother

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A Raritan man has pleaded guilty to two counts of first degree murder in the 2015 deaths of 15-year Kim Streath and her mother, 51-year-old Sandra Guiseppe, in their First Avenue home, according to a report from the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office.

Ramon Cadiz, 53, will face a minimum mandatory prison term of 30 years and a maximum term of 75 years on each murder ...

Bridgewater Parents of Senior Class Students Reporting Fraudulent Charges on Credit Cards Following Uniform Purchases

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Many Bridgewater-Raritan High School students and parents have reported on Facebook that they are noticing fraudulent charges on their credit cards following purchases of a uniform or clothing from Universal Lacrosse/ALLU Sportswear.

According to the report from a Bridgewater family, someone ordered a recreation soccer uniform and got hit with fraudulent activity over the ...

'Donut Boy' Thanks Police for Service to Community

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Florida 10-year-old Tyler Carach has made it his mission to thank every police officer in the United States for their service and bring them donuts – and his journey took him to Bridgewater this week.

On Sunday, Carach, dubbed “Donut Boy,” visited with Bridgewater Police Chief Al Nicaretta and his officers – as well as a few from Manville, Bedminster ...

Raritan Police Holding Essay Contest to Find 'Leader of the Pack'

RARITAN, NJ - The Raritan Borough Police Department is preparing to invite one special fourth grader from St. Ann School and one from John F. Kennedy Primary School to be "Leader of the Parade," and ride with Raritan Borough Police during this year's annual John Basilone Parade.

According to Raritan Police Chief Raymond Nolte, he was driving in the lead car in ...

Bridgewater Hears Presentation on On P.O.I.N.T Program That Provides Extra Services Regarding Mentally Ill, Abusive or Drug-Related Circumstances

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township and its officials are exploring new ways of helping others, if a recent presentation by an Ocean County group is any indicator.

Stafford Township Mayor John Spodofora, Stafford Township Police Chief Thomas Dellane and On P.O.I.N.T. Coordinator Meghan Corrigan spoke to the Bridgewater Township Council about the On P.O.I.N.T. Program. They ...

Bridgewater Introduces Ordinance to Hire Class 3 Police Officers to Patrol Schools

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Council and the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District are working on hiring a new set of police officers to help protect the school buildings. 

The council voted unanimously at its Sept. 6 meeting to introduce an ordinance that will allow the hiring of three class III special law enforcement officers to patrol the ...

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