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New Brunswick man killed while attempting to cross Route 18

September 18, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 45-year-old city man was struck and fatally injured while attempting to cross Route 18 in New Brunswick early this morning.

Christoph Freese was attempting to cross Route 18 near Commercial Avenue at 4:52 a.m. when he was struck by a 2006 red Dodge Charger driven by a 32-year-old man from Woodbridge, according to police.

The Dodge Charger was heading northbound on ...

South Plainfield Police Search for Wells Fargo Bank Robber

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -  Authorities are searching for a man wanted in connection with a bank robbery in South Plainfield last week and have released an image of the suspect.

On Thursday, September 13th, at around 1:25 p.m. a man described as a black male approximately 5’7” tall weighing 150 lbs entered the Wells Fargo Bank located at 2325 Plainfield Ave.  He was dressed ...

Man with Assault Rifle, Bullet-Proof Vest Arrested After Leaving Strip Club

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A man armed with an assault rifle and wearing a helmet and bullet-proof vest was arrested Tuesday moments after he left a strip club where he worked on Route 35 in Sayreville, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement today.

Kevin Smith, 32, of Keyport, was arrested on Sept. 11, after leaving the Visions Gentlemen's Club on Route 35 in the Melrose ...

Three men beat, rob New Brunswick man; police issue alert

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A city resident was beaten by three armed assailants who took the victim back to his apartment and stole property and narcotics, Rutgers police said in an alert.

They said New Brunswick police are investigating the robbery, which occurred Monday about 10:30 p.m., when the victim, who is not affiliated with the university went to a prearranged meeting on Robinson Street, ...

Traffic Alert: Woodland Ave will be partially closed due to gas leak

Edison, NJ - The Township has advised that Woodland Ave will be shut down between King Arthurs Ct and Oak Tree Road until repairs can be made to a gas leak. 

Edison Police: Lock Your Car Doors

Edison, NJ –  The Edison Police Department is advising residents to stay alert and lock car doors based on a series of recent car burglaries. The Department has issued the following statement:

BE ADVISED: We are asking all residents to stay alert and call in any suspicious activity ,because of the recent car burglaries in the town. We are also requesting that resident make sure that ...

EBPD Nails Suspect Wielding Hammer

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - As if the intersection of Cranbury Road and Ryders Lane weren't difficult enough to manage, even on a Sunday afternoon, road rage adds even more aggravation.  It's even worse if a guy pulls a hammer on you.

According to a report issued by the East Brunswick Police Department, police patrol units were dispatched to Cranbury Road and Ryders Lane for ...

2 people beaten in New Brunswick after argument, Rutgers police say

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Rutgers police are searching for a man who assaulted two people affiliated with the university following an argument early Tuesday morning.

Police said the two victims were beaten about 1 a.m. on Easton Avenue near Courtland Street.

No weapons were used, authorities said.

They said both of the victims went to a local hospital for treatment of injuries.

Police ...

Traffic Alert: Gales Road will be closed due to construction

Edison, NJ - The Township has advised that Gales Road will be closed due to construction for the rest of the day. The Township has advised residents to utilize Harmon Road. Best directions are Montview to Harmon to access James Monroe school.

Somerville Bust Nets $30,000 in Drugs, Handgun; Two Suspects Arrested

SOMERVILLE, NJ – More than $30,000 in narcotics were confiscated and two suspects arrested for possession and distribution of drugs from their residence on Bartine Street after a two-month investigation, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

A loaded automatic Glock handgun was also confiscated, according to Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Somerville ...

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