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Funny Money, Phoney Driver's License in Recent Township Arrests

February 21, 2018

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Patrol Officer Adam Swiatek arrested two men around 1:08 p.m. Feb 14 on forgery charges.

Police were dispatched to ShopRite on Route 202-31 here on a report of a man trying to use a fake $100 bill to make a purchase. Although the man left before police arrived, a description of him and his vehicle led police to stop the suspect, Erminsul R. Perez, 34 of Bensalem, Pa.

Hunterdon Sheriff's Detectives Make Non-Support Arrest

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Detectives from the Hunterdon County Sheriff’s Office recently arrested a man sought on three separate arrest warrants, according to a press release from Sheriff Fred Brown.

The warrants for Pablo Oviedo, who has no firm address, were for non-support, the release states, and were issued after Oviedo failed to make support payments to the custodial mothers of three ...

Investigation Yields Sexual Assault Indictment

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A 41-year-old man has been indicted by a Hunterdon Grand Jury on one count of first-degree aggravated sexual assault; two counts of second-degree sexual assault; and two counts of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child.  

Michael F. Latronica, of Hampton, was arrested on Jan. 11, according to a press release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P.

Five-Year Prison Sentence on Route 78 DUI and Other Charges

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A man who was arrested on charges that included driving under the influence and resisting arrest has been sentenced to five years in prison, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns III said in a press release today.

Denis Reyes-Nunez, 26, of Jamaica, N.Y., was driving on Route 78 in Readington about two years ago when he was stopped by State Police and arrested on ...

Elizabeth Man Charged in Flemington Overdose Death

FLEMINGTON, NJ -  An Elizabeth man has been arrested on drug charges after an overdose death that happened here on Jan. 27.

If found guilty, Richard Deo, 37, could face a 20-year prison sentence, according to Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III.

The prosecutor said in a press release that he “will continue to use all resources available to seek out and prosecute ...

DUI, Stolen Cell Phone Among Recent Raritan Township Arrests

RARITAN TWP., NJ – A car crash, a stolen cell phone, and speeding and marijuana are part of recent township police arrests.

Patrol Officer Ismael Mendez arrested Joseph A. Longo, 20, of Lawrenceville and Markeise E. Bullock, 19, of Princeton, around 8:20 a.m. Feb. 3.

Police said Longo was driving west on Copper Hill Road in a 2017 Jeep Renegade when he ran a red light at the ...

No Jail for Hunterdon Couple in $70K Public Benefits Scam

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A Hunterdon couple who filed phony claims for Social Security and other benefits will avoid jail time if they comply with the terms of their five-year probation.

Judge Angela F. Borkowski approved the plea deal yesterday, which also requires the couple to pay $70,000 in restitution to the county, according to a press release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P.

Car vs. Building; DUI Among Township Police Reports

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Police here released details on a number of recent arrests.

A 68-year-old man who tried to park his 2009 Infiniti G37 sedan in front of the business office for Advanced Obstetrics and Gynecology on Walter E. Foran Boulevard ended up driving over the curb and crashing into the building, police said. The car ended up partially inside the building, according to ...

Hunterdon Creates Central Booking for Drunk Drivers

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A new shared services program aims to get more drunk drivers off Hunterdon roads, more cops on the streets, and at a lower cost for everyone.

The program, developed by Hunterdon Sheriff Fred Brown and the county’s Police Chiefs Association with guidance from Hunterdon Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, creates a central booking location at the county Justice Center ...

From Busboy to Hunterdon's Chief of Detectives, Kuczynski Retires

FLEMINGTON, NJ – John Kuczynski retired last week as the Chief of Detectives for the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office, capping what Deputy Chief Frank Crisologo called “more than 33 years of service and dedication.”

The ceremony, held last week outside Hunterdon Justice Center here, was marked with prayer, bagpipes, warm words, and a few choked-back ...

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