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Notice from Mayor Cohen Regarding Boy in Crystal Springs Accident

August 10, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mayor Brad Cohen has issued the following statement with regard to the fatal accident that occurred at Crystal Springs Family Aquatic Center in East Brunswick on Monday, July 30, 2018:

"It is with the deepest regret that I must report the passing of the young boy who was involved in the swimming accident a little over a week ago at Crystal Springs Water Park, ...

"Operation Punch Out" Yields Eight Arrests and 24 Charges for Drugs

OLD BRIDGE, NJ – Following an extensive, months-long investigation involving multiple law enforcement agencies, a drug distribution and money-laundering network in Middlesex and Monmouth counties has been broken up, says a report issued by the New Jersey State Police today.

The New Jersey State Police have arrested eight suspects of an alleged drug trafficking ring operating in ...

Thief Leads EBPD on Wild Chase on Foot on Route 18

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A local man has been charged with several counts that include robbery, theft, assault, and fraud with most incidents having taken place at the north end of East Brunswick along Route 18. 

On July 21, 2018 at approximately 2:00 pm patrol units responded to the area of Myron Place and Manor Place for the report of a robbery.  It was reported by witnesses the ...

Child Found Not Breathing at Crystal Springs

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - At approximately 3:35 pm on Monday, patrol units responded to Crystal Springs Family Aquatic Center on Dunham's Corner Road for a report of a child not breathing, according to a report issued by the East Brunswick Police Department today.. 

Officers, along with facility personnel and EMS, performed CPR on the child, who was transported to Robert Wood ...

Downed Wires Causing Issue on Spotswood's Manalapan Road

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Downed power wires are again causing an issue in the borough on Sunday, July 29. Manalapan Road between John Street and Snowhill Street is closed this morning and residents should plan on an alternate route while repairs are being done. The Spotswood Police Department released a Nixle advisory this morning alerting residents to the closures.

Earlier this week, Main Street ...

Thieves Target East Brunswick's 24-Hour Wal-Mart in the Early Morning

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Several early-morning thefts at East Brunswick's Wal-Mart led to a motor vehicle stop and to four arrests for shop-lifting and possession of stolen property.

On July 26, 2018 at 4:08 am, patrols unit were dispatched to Walmart, 290 Highway 18, for the report of a shoplifting as four suspects were fleeing the store with merchandise, says a reported issued ...

Motor Vehicle Stop near Edgeboro Road Leads to Drug Charges

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Motor vehicle stop for numerous violations led to the arrest of a man traveling through East Brunswick who was in possession of a large amount of narcotics.

On July 15, 2018 at approximately 2:52 am, Ptl. Matthew Egnasko initiated a motor vehicle stop with a 2000 gray BMW in the area of Highway 18 South and Edgeboro Rd for multiple equipment violations, according to a ...

Prosecutor Busts Retail Theft Ring; Six Suspects Arrested

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – A seven-month investigation by the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office has resulted in the arrests of six suspects, all charged with operating an organized retail theft ring and knowingly purchasing stolen merchandise for resale at a Hamilton Street storefront and on the Internet, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Those arrested ...

Residents Taking Action Against White Supremacist Fliers Found Around Bridgewater, Somerville, Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Residents of Morristown, Somerville, Bridgewater and surrounding communities are mobilizing for action after they found posters around town promoting Identity Evropa, which the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has labeled a white supremacist group.

According to Bridgewater resident Stacey Friedlander, a member of the “Not In Our Town – Bridgewater/Raritan” ...

South Brunswick Police Need Your Help

South Brunswick Police have received video of the ATM heist from the gas station on Route 1. 

Officer Brooke Goetz and Jamal Benbow worked with gas station management to review surveillance video of the station. Officers observed two suspects break into the lobby at 2:38am Saturday morning and load the ATM machine into a van. The ATM may have contained $500 in cash.

Police are ...

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