Police & Fire

May 5, 2021

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Former South Brunswick Police Chief Frank College passed away earlier this week, according to a press release from the police department. College served on the South Brunswick Police Force for over 30 years and implemented many policing programs still found in South Brunswick ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Independent Fire Company is looking for Volunteer Fire & EMS — no training or experience required. Learn more: http://firedept.link/EBIFC54

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The family of a taxi driver who was shot and killed by a stray bullet last week has started a GoFundMe page to help pay for his funeral expenses. Delfino Aparicio-López, 46, was giving a passenger a ride near the area of Handy Street and Robeson Boulevard at about 4:35 p.m.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A New Brunswick man and another individual are facing additional charges in connection with the March 21 murder of Somerset man. Demond Gray, 43, of New Brunswick, and Katura Williams, 40, of Sayreville were charged and served with complaints Monday for one count of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A 59-year-old driving school instructor and resident of the borough faces charges of inappropriate sexual encounters with two students. Steven Collucci, of North Clark Street, is charged with two counts of Second Degree Criminal Sexual Contact involving two 16-year-ol students ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick Police Chief Frank LoSacco really wishes he could spend the limited resources he has on something else, but these are new and challenging times in law enforcement where a police officer's actions can be put under microscopic examination in a second by the ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -  A local wrestling coach and Special Education teacher has been charged with numerous counts of multiple sex crimes and avoidance of arrest and prosecution.  John DeNuto coached at 15 public and Catholic high schools and township youth programs in Central New Jersey, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility… are the beginning words of our Constitution and establishes the basis for the greatest experiment in representative government. As in any experiment we ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 35-year-old city woman has been charged with shooting and killing a man while he was driving his car on Monday. Rhadisha Maurasse has been charged with one count of first-degree murder, one count of second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon and one count of ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A 74-year-old township is dead after a landscape mower he was repairing dropped on top of him when the cable holding the machine above him snapped, according to police. The victim was identified as John F. Levinski of Township Line Road. A neighbor found the man beneath the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are investigating the death of a man who was shot while driving his vehicle on Monday afternoon. Police did not release the name of the man who they found dead in the area of Handy Street and Robeson Boulevard at about 4:35 p.m., according to a press release from ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Police Department is seeking funding to install body cameras on all officers, as per a state order for all law enforcement agencies. Police Chief Raymond Hayducka and fellow officers discussed their requests for adequate funding at a recent Township Council ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A woman told police that a man grabbed her buttocks before running away near the area of Senior and Wyckoff streets. The woman yelled at him and said she was calling the police as he ran, according to an alert released by New Brunswick Police late Saturday night. Police ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  – Enthusiastic Law Enforcement Officers from the East Brunswick Police Department joined the friendly staff of the Chelsea to provide some tasty BBQ for local residents yesterday.  The Chelsea at East Brunswick, an Assisted Living community, hosted a fundraiser to support the ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police said they are still trying to determine how a 21-year-old New Brunswick woman lost control of her 2013 Nissan Rogue and struck three other vehicles. Ceidy Antunez was pronounced dead at the scene by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital paramedics, according to a ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - In a live-streamed event, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccione, the Middlesex County Association of Chiefs of Police and the NAACP discussed the state’s revised use of force policy for law enforcement. Officials summarized the new guidelines and explained how they ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Law enforcement use-of-force data, including statistics from East Brunswick, is now publicly available as part of a new statewide dashboard that debuted Tuesday. The Use of Force Dashboard tracks more than 3,000 New Jersey use-of-force cases from October through February as ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick Police Chief Raymond Hayducka is facing allegations of a ‘culture of retaliation’ against an officer who attempted to report misconduct. According to a lawsuit, Officer Ricardo Moreira was suspended and ostracized from the department for acting under CEPA ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone, Chief Rick Abrams of the Highland Park Police Department, and Director Anthony Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department announce today that two people have been arrested and charged for their involvement in the theft of over ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Earlier today, a distracted driver crashed his vehicle into a tractor trailer on Route 1 and shredded the roof off of the passenger side of the vehicle. South Brunswick Police Officer Brian Kim responded to the emergency call at 8:41 A.M. No one was injured in the accident, ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick Police Chief Raymond Hayducka recently praised his officers for handling two life-threatening situations this past week. One incident involved the apprehension of a man wielding a knife at a local hotel, and the other was a group of officers who saved a ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Scott T. Miller, 40, of Somerset, has been arrested and charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child in the second degree. Miller was a basketball coach with the Central Jersey Havoc Basketball Club, a club for male and female student athletes, but recently left the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Shawn Heyward, 32 of Piscataway and Umoja Fortney, 25, are among eleven charged with a variety of drug distribution offenses for their parts in a ring that operated in Middlesex and Union Counties, said Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone. Fortney, who has a Piscataway ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - To the East Brunswick Police Department, building trust is essential to moving forward. On Wednesday, March 24, Chief Frank LoSacco hosted “A Conversation with the Chief,” a Zoom session with members of the EBPD open to all East Brunswick residents. In light of the Boulder, ...

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WARREN TOWNSHIP, NJ – A Somerville resident and owner of a martial arts academy in Warren has been arrested and charged with Third Degree Invasion of Privacy after a hidden camera was found in the public bathroom of the business, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H.

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Fire Department, with assistance from several other fire companies, extinguished a fire at the Skytop Gardens Apartments on Tuesday.  Unfortunately, there was significant damage to the building and at least two families are displaced, according to SFD's Facebook ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Chief Frank LoSacco has invited East Brunswick residents to join a Zoom session for a "Conversation with the Chief" on March 24, 2021 at 7:00 pm. Due to pandemic restrictions, this program is an alternative to the EBPD's  “Coffee with a Cop” series. "Conversation with the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police have charged a 43-year-old New Brunswick man with murder following an emergency call to the Farrington Inn in North Brunswick. Desmond Gray was arrested Sunday and charged with one count of first-degree murder, according to a press release from Middlesex County ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Demond Gray, 43, of New Brunswick was arrested and charged today with one count of first-degree murder.  On March 20, 2021 at 12:00 P.M., officers from the North Brunswick Police Department responded to the Farrington Inn following an emergency call for an unresponsive ...

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CARTERET, NJ - Two dogs attacked a mother and child in Carteret this week, seriously injuring the adult and killing the three-year-old child. Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief Dennis McFadden of the Carteret Police Department announce that at approximately 4:29 P.M. on ...

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