Police & Fire

April 16, 2020

EDISON, NJ - Captain Richard P. Campbell, 55, passed away this morning at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick from COVID-19 complications.  He leaves behind his wife, Kimberly, four children: Kaitlin, Kevin, Kristopher, and Arianna, and many other family members and ...

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EDISON, NJ - On Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 11:01 p.m, multiple Edison police officers responded to a call from parents regarding their out-of-control son. Upon arrival, officers located the individual in the kitchen area of the residence. According to the police, he appeared agitated and began ...

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EDISON, NJ - A 42-year-old township man was badly injured Sunday evening after being hit by pickup truck as he crossed Route 1 on foot near Plainfield Avenue, police said. Police said Charles O. Stuermann was intoxicated when he darted across Route 1’s southbound lanes, against a green light, ...

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EDISON, NJ - Edison first responders have a new tool to help them save pets during house fires and other emergencies:  the township recently received a donation of four sets of specially designed oxygen masks for pets from at-home pet services provider, Canine Company.    The donation was ...

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EDISON, NJ - Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Chief Thomas Bryan of the Edison Police Department announced today that a 56-year-old woman and her granddaughter have been identified as the victims who perished Wednesday in an Edison fire. Kathleen O’Callahan, 56, ...

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EDISON, NJ – Multiple people are dead following a fire on Jill Court on Wednesday. Two people were killed in the fire, according to a press release from the Township of Edison. The Township said they “have no information on injuries to others.” Business Administrator Maureen Ruane said the ...

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Edison, NJ — Local law enforcement released further information regarding the incident which occurred on Route 27 earlier today and revealed that there was a fatal hit-and-run by a tractor trailer which resulted in the death of a pedestrian driving a three-wheeled electric bike.    The victim ...

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Edison, NJ — As of 11:24 AM EST on January 3rd, 2020, the Borough of Metuchen released an official statement declaring that all traffic on Route 27 going toward the direction of the Walmart is being diverted to I-287 South due to an accident investigation being conducted by local authorities.

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Edison, NJ - On Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10am-2pm, the Edison Police Department will be participating in the National Take Back Initiative to collect unwanted or expired prescription or over the counter drugs. For the first time, vape pens and E-Cigarettes will also be collected, as long ...

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Edison, NJ  – Yesterday, Edison police arrested a Newark man in connection with car theft about an hour after the vehicle was reported stolen outside a Route 27 convenience store. Police charged Damon W. Flowers II, 22, with theft, receiving stolen property and possession of drug paraphernalia ...

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EDISON, NJ - Police officers found and arrested a burglary suspect within hours after a Celler Road homeowner reported finding a stranger inside her house when she returned from work. Officers Nicole Errico and Lisa Cimmino charged Osman Lenia Rodriguez-Bardales, 27, of New Brunswick, with ...

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Edison, NJ -  Edison Township advised motorists to  expect road closures on Winthrop Road between Sanders Road and Boulevard of the Eagles this weekend.  Middlesex Water crews will be performing maintenance on its utilities along Winthrop Road in Edison and it is expected that they will be ...

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Edison, NJ – Edison police advised motorists that Winthrop Road, between the Boulevard of the Eagles and Sanders Road, will be closed due to construction. Motorists are advised to plan alternate routes. Earlier this week, a large water main break near Winthrop Road led to the closure of the road ...

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At 6:27 PM, Edison Police sent an update that the road has been reopened.     Edison, NJ – A large water main break near Winthrop Road has led to the closure of the road near the Boulevard  Of The Eagles, according to Edison Police. “Winthrop Road at the Boulevard  Of The Eagles will be ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Edison Police Department is still seeking new recruits to serve as auxiliary police officers. Applications for these unpaid, volunteer posts must be submitted by 4 p.m. Friday, October 25. Completed applications must be mailed or dropped off to the Edison Police Patrol Bureau, 100 ...

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Edison, NJ - The Edison Township Police Department celebrated the Fourth National “Coffee with a Cop” day today at a Mcdonald’s in Edison from 7:30a.m to 9:30a.m.  National “Coffee with a Cop” day began in 2016 as part of National Community Policing Week, and now takes place every first ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Edison Police Department’s bicycle patrol officers can now respond to emergencies faster and get a quick boost while chasing suspects thanks to new all-terrain power bikes bought with criminal forfeiture funds. “We continually try to provide our police officers with the latest ...

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EDISON, NJ -  An observant patrolman arrested a guest at the Red Roof Inn, confiscating a loaded handgun, ammunition, and accessories used for drug distribution from the man’s car and motel room, police said. Officer Richard Lorfing arrested Andres Nazario, 51, on multiple weapons possession and ...

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Edison, NJ - Edison police officers responded to a call on Route 1 in Edison this afternoon. Upon police arrival, a suspect discharged a firearm at officers and fled toward Woodbrige Avenue in the direction of Highland Park. The suspect was apprehended and is now in custody, according to ...

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Edison, NJ - Edison Police announced that 12 year old Zymal Awais was located this afternoon. Awais was reported missing earlier today.  Police had stated that Awais was last seen  at 138 Plainfield Ave around 10 pm last night.   

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Edison, NJ – Edison Police are asking residents for assistance in locating 12 year old Zymal Awais, who was last seen  at 138 Plainfield Ave around 10 pm last night.    Police described Awais as 5'5" 120 pounds with black hair, black eyes, and “medium brown” skin. She was last seen wearing a ...

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Edison, NJ - Edison Township are advising motorists that Old Post Road, between Beech Street and Manning Street, will be closed for utility work between September 23 & September 30.  Motorists are advised to plan an alternate route.

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Edison, NJ - Edison Township announced that Grandview Avenue will be closed to thru traffic between Rt1 & Woodbridge Ave for road work on September 19 and September 20.  While local residents will be given access to access their homes, all other traffic will be detoured.  Motorists are ...

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Edison, NJ – School officials said that there is no credible threat after multiple students received a threatening email directed at John P. Stevens High School.  “This morning some of our students received a threatening email directed at JP Stevens. We are dealing with this threat and taking it ...

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EDISON, NJ – Edison Police announced that a Jersey City man, who served five years in prison for a 2013 murder in Hudson County, is behind bars again in Middlesex County after officers arrested him this week for illegal possession of a handgun and drug possession charges during a traffic ...

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EDISON, NJ – Edison Police have arrested three teenagers in connection with a series of car burglaries at several homes along Agatha Drive. Facing burglary and theft charges are Jaden S. Wilson, 18, of Plainfield, and two 17-year-old accomplices, one from Plainfield and the other from Edison, ...

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EDISON – The Edison Police Department announced that they are seeking applicants to serve as auxiliary police officers. The auxiliary police officers augment the Edison Police Department by assisting with traffic control functions, crowd control and security, road closures, extra patrols in ...

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EDISON, NJ - Police are looking for three teenagers for vandalizing seven school buses parked behind a Jackson Avenue middle school, then returning again Tuesday night to spray paint more graffiti on the school’s American flag. Teenagers set off fire extinguishers inside three school buses and ...

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Elizabeth, NJ—On Wednesday, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) visited the Elizabeth Contract Detention Facility (CDF), the largest US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility in New Jersey. “It has been over a year since my last visit to the Elizabeth detention center and the ...

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Edison, NJ - After 36 hours, a cat or kitten, that people thought was “trapped” in a storm drain near Route 27 since Saturday, managed to free itself sometime early Monday, apparently leaving through a drainpipe opening, authorities said. Several people called 911 at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday after ...

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