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Police & Fire

August 11, 2022

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A second passenger has died from injuries in Tuesday evening’s double-decker bus accident on the New Jersey Turnpike’s southbound lanes here, authorities said. The two deceased victims are Cheryl Johnson, 59, of the Bronx, pronounced dead at the scene of the 6:56 pm mishap, and ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — One person died and five others passengers on a double-decker bus were badly injured Tuesday evening after the bus overturned on the New Jersey Turnpike, authorities said. The fatal accident happened shortly before 7 pm Tuesday in the Turnpike’s southbound lanes near the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Authorities are working to identify a man whose body was recovered from the Raritan River on Monday, Aug. 8. The body was recovered near the Albany Street Bridge at about 3 p.m., according to New Brunswick Police Deputy Director J.T. Miller. Miller said members of the New ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Two domestic ducks are creating a bit of a stir in the borough and residents would like to help these duckies get reunited with their owners. A Black Swedish duck was found on Thursday, August 4 in the evening at Ottilios Restaurant on Devoe Avenue in Spotswood. A white Welsh ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Nusrat J. Ameen, 56, of Edison, a daycare teacher employed for 12 years at a local facility, has been arrested and charged by the Edison Police and the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office for abusing a two-year-old child. On Monday, August 1st, 2022, Ameen was arrested ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Fire broke out at the Red Lobster located at 715 Route 18 North in East Brunswick at 1:45 Friday morning. East Brunswick Fire District 1 received a call for an activated fire alarm at the Red Lobster and went to the scene. The fire was quickly extinguished, and the cause ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police have identified and tracked down the suspect and victim involved in a ‘possible abduction’ which occurred earlier this week. This development was announced at a press conference outside the South Brunswick Police Headquarters.  Authorities worked alongside the ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance in finding a white tractor that was last seen in South Brunswick with a woman screaming for help out of the passenger side. Police have released a photograph of the tractor along with a surveillance video. Officials have ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Yesterday, a major car crash on Route 522 resulted in the death of a 57-year-old man and put his two children in intensive care. Authorities are still investigating the crash which involved a dump truck, according to a press release. At 12:26 P.M, authorities were alerted ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - This past Friday, The South Brunswick Police Headquarters formally renamed the Chief Frank College Public Safety Building in honor of the former long-time chief who passed away last year. Members of the community, township council, and the police department gathered at the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Crime in New Brunswick dropped by 73% between 1991 and 2020, according to information supplied to TAPinto New Brunswick by the city police. There were 4,447 total crimes reported in the city in 1991 according to Uniform Crime Reports of the New Jersey State Police. By ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Police have issued two motor vehicle tickets to a local man who crashed into Helmetta Fire Chief Christopher Acs, who was killed in the accident. These tickets will be heard in South Brunswick Municipal Court, no criminal charges have been filed at this ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- A Hamilton man has been arrested and charged with murder and the desecration of human remains the same day that the body of a Ewing Township woman was found burned in an area cemetery according to the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office.  Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers Police are looking for whoever burglarized multiple student rooms at a residence hall on the university’s Livingston Campus in Piscataway, stealing various items of value. Police said the burglaries happened at the residence hall above Rutgers Cinemas at 105 Joyce Kilmer ...

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ ─ The heat didn’t stop the local crowd from gathering for a dedication ceremony of a garden and two benches in memory of hometown hero Brian Sicknick, the United States Capitol Police Officer who died after protecting the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. The memorial is located at ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 22-year-old New Brunswick man has been charged in connection with a shooting that left three people with gunshot wounds. Jhamir Hoagland has been charged with one count of first-degree conspiracy to commit murder, three counts of first-degree attempted murder and one count ...

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OLD BRIDGE, NJ - On Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at approximately 10:15 p.m. the Old Bridge Police Department responded to a 911 call of a sexual assault in the Brynwood Gardens Apartments in Old Bridge.An adult female victim went to the residence of Orger Sibaja-Bolanos, 65, of Old Bridge, who posed ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick Police will be celebrating National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2nd, at Rowland Park. The event will be from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. and will feature rides, games, and food. The event is free and open to the public. National Night Out is an annual ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The borough of Sayreville is suing a Henry Street resident to prevent her from having animals in her home after authorities found she was housing 30 cats who "carried and spread fleas and flies to the surrounding neighborhood causing neighbors and their pets to remain inside to ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Authorities have arrested a juvenile responsible for “Zoom Bombing” a virtual memorial service for a South Brunswick teenager in February 2021. The 18-month-long investigation required the cooperation of multiple law enforcement agencies, according to a press release.  The ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Baasil Kamal has been safely located.    The East Brunswick Police Department would like to thank the public for their ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with locating Baasil Kamal of East Brunswick, N.J. Baasil Kamal was last seen on 7/11/2022 at 8:00 pm., walking from his residence on Summerhill Rd. He is described as a 21-year-old Indian male, ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - Flags in the borough are flying at half-mast on Tuesday in honor of Helmetta Fire Chief Christopher Acs. Acs was killed on Monday in a motorcycle accident in South Brunswick. Acs was 47. The accident, which occurred on Monday afternoon, is currently under investigation by the ...

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MONROE, NJ - On July 10, 2022, Monroe Police Department responded to Nicholas Avenue after a report of a man being barricaded in his home. Over the course of several hours, numerous attempts to contact the individual had been unsuccessful. Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Walmart on Route 18 North in East Brunswick was evacuated, following a bomb threat received just before 1:00 this afternoon.  Police also investigated a bomb threat at Walmart in the Watchung Square Mall, and the store and immediate vicinity were evacuated, authorities ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - UPDATE: A 16-year-old girl missing since Sunday has been found safe, says the East Brunswick Police Department.  The EBPD thanks the community for their support in finding Zoey Cornnielies. Here is the original story: The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A South Brunswick teen was arrested and charged in connection to a car accident that killed a school employee last month. Shamantha Bolla, age 18 from Monmouth Junction, was charged with second-degree reckless death by auto, according to the police. On June 15th, Dean ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Yesterday, a home in Dayton caught fire due to a charcoal barbecue grill on the top balcony, according to the Fire Department. Six fire trucks and 30 firefighters responded to the scene and were able to control the fire. No injuries have been reported at this time. At 8:44 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department concluded its fifteenth Junior Police Academy last week with a graduation ceremony led by Officer Reggie Wright and other members of the EBPD's Community Policing program. 26 young East Brunswick residents completed the challenging and ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A weekend crackdown on illegal fireworks resulted in police charging eight people with their possession and use, Mayor John E. McCormac said today. Meanwhile, police detectives are continuing to investigate two weekend fires that reportedly resulted from the use of illegal ...

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