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Raritan Police Department Promotes Two to Captain and Lieutenant

December 6, 2018

RARITAN, NJ - Two Raritan Police officers were promoted to captain and lieutenant at the most recent Raritan Borough Council meeting.

Craig Monda was promoted to captain and Thomas Fisher was promoted to lieutenant.

Monda is a 23-year veteran in law enforcement, and has served in the Raritan Police Department for 17 years. He graduated from the Ocean County Police Academy in 1997, and was ...

Former Raritan Man Sentenced to Two Consecutive Life Terms in Prison After Pleading Guilty to Murder of Two Raritan Women

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Former Raritan resident Ramon Cadiz has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison after he pleaded guilty to the murder of a Raritan woman and her daughter.

Cadiz was sentenced Wednesday in Somerville following the guilty plea to two counts of first degree murder, which was filed in October.

According to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson, at about ...

Bridgewater Police Seeking Public's Assistance in Identifying Suspect in Wednesday Morning Bank Robbery

Editor's Note: Story has been updated with information from the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office.

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are asking for assistance in identifying a man who committed a robbery at Provident Bank, on Union Avenue, Wednesday morning.

According to a Facebook post from the police, the robbery occurred around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

According to ...

Bridgewater Police Hold Promotional Ceremony for Three Officers

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township held a special ceremony Nov. 1 to commemorate the promotions of Lt. Michael Maxwell, Sgt. Robert Stasiulaitis and Officer Kevin Lamey.   

Maxwell was promoted to captain, Stasiulaitis was promoted to lieutenant and Lamey was promoted to sergeant. 

Maxwell graduated from La Salle University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.  ...

Hillsborough Man Arrested in Connection with East Main Street Bank Robbery in Bridgewater

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A Hillsborough man was arrested Monday in connection with the robbery of the Peapack-Gladstone Bank, on East Main Street, as well as another robbery on Easton Avenue in Franklin.

Mark Elbaum, 52, has been charged with two counts of second degree robbery in Somerset County, as well as first degree robbery in North Brunswick. Investigations in other jurisdictions are currently ...


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