Police & Fire

September 22, 2018

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article has been updated here. FLEMINGTON, N.J. – Details of the death of a Readington couple are sketchy, based on a press release this afternoon from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III. The statement assured that, “There is no threat to the ...

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READINGTON, N.J. -  An investigation into two deaths here first reported yesterday has revealed it was a murder-suicide, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III stated today in a press release. The incident is a result of domestic violence, he said. Readington police were dispatched ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – The Hunterdon County Prosecutor this afternoon has alerted residents and announced that his office has joined in the search for an alleged child rapist who remains at large. Authorities are seeking David Hamilton, 47, who has outstanding arrest warrants for multiple sex ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. – Police here released details on several unrelated arrests. Karen Voorhees, 59, of Ringoes, was arrested around 11:32 p.m. Sept. 13 after police said Patrol Officer Scott Phibbs saw her driving on Route 579 near Hampton Corner Road with two flat tires. She was charged with ...

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READINGTON, N.J. – A German Shepherd that has a history of “running at large” from a farm on Dreahook Road here mauled and killed a poodle as his owner was walking him and another dog along Dreahook Road, reports show. Pamela Yula was walking Bentley – her 12-year-old white poodle – along with ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. – Police here released details on a number of recent arrests. Conor F. Mccudden, 19, of Flemington, and a 17 year-old girl were arrested by Sgt. Robert Landolina around 10:05 p.m. Aug. 20 and charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – The County Prosecutor has named a man charged with theft from a Hunterdon YMCA camp as its Fugitive of the Week. Shawn S. Lance, 28, is one of three men who were indicted last year after the thefts. His last known address is Washington, Warren County; he had previously lived in ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Police here seized heroin, marijuana, ammunition and a stolen firearm after stopping a white SUV for an equipment violation, they announced today. Two were charged and one was lodged in Somerset County Jail. According to police, Patrol Officer Greg Zytko was on Route 31 ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ -  Officials say they have identified the human remains found along the Delaware River in Frenchtown nearly a week ago. Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III reported last week that a passerby found what he called “skeletal remains” on Aug. 27. Kearns later ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Notwithstanding the discovery of human remains in Frenchtown earlier this week, officials report this morning that “there does not appear to be any threat to the community at large” at this time. Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III announced the development is a ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Someone walking along a flood susceptible island on the Delaware River here on Monday found human remains, according to a press release issued this afternoon by Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III . Kearns described the discovery as “skeletal remains.” The person ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – A borough man who was arrested as part of an undercover operation to snare dealers of heroin and other narcotics has been named the fugitive of the week by Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III. Jordan Wideman, 22, was arrested as part of “Operation Downtown ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – A Far Hills man has been indicted on sexual assault charges related to incidents in Readington. Steven B. Mell, 52, was indicted by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury on three counts of second-degree sexual assault and three counts of third-degree endangering the welfare of a child, ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. – Police here released details of several recent arrests. Cherrelle Y. Cooper, 27, of Flemington, was arrested by Patrol Officer Scott Phibbs around 9:18 p.m. Aug. 8. Police said he was dispatched to Travel Inn here on a report of an unruly patron and when he arrived, he ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – A motor vehicle crash on Bridge Street in Frenchtown and the fire it triggered last night are under investigation, according to a press release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III. The investigation is being conducted by Kearns and Frenchtown police. The ...

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READINGTON, NJ – Police said three men who were selling Trump T-shirts and buttons here were sought on arrest warrants, but that they didn’t involve extradition. Nevertheless, Readington Police arrested two of them. Police said they were dispatched to the Kings parking lot yesterday around ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – Police here have released details on three recent unrelated arrests. Maureen Petrick, 55, of Flemington, was arrested around 9:37 p.m. July 31 by Cpl. Christopher Vallat after police said she was stopped while driving on Route 202-31 for littering and having an obstructed ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – A woman who officials say used a Facebook ad to lure her victim has been indicted by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury. Alexandria Peterson, 23, of Glen Gardner, was indicted today, according to a press release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III. She’s facing ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – A joint investigation has yielded the arrest of three people here on narcotics charges, according to a press release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III. Sean P. Ripley, 30 and Denise P. Black, 55, both of Flemington and Patrick J. Hanigan, 32, of ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – A suspect has been taken into custody after the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office SWAT Team and High Bridge Borough police were dispatched to a High Bridge home yesterday afternoon. A press release yesterday from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III said that ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – The Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office SWAT Team and High Bridge Borough police were dispatched to a High Bridge home here this afternoon. An “armed subject was taken into custody without incident” around 6:30 p.m., according to a press release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – A probation violator who used nine names has been traced to Phillipsburg and arrested, according to a press release from the Hunterdon County Sheriff’s Office. The warrant was issued by Hunterdon County Superior Court Judge  Angela F. Borkowski. Ralph Rios also uses the names ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – Police here released details on several unrelated arrests. Patrol Officer Scott Phibbs arrested Donovan S. Mason, 22 and Eric E. Brache, 30, both of the Bronx and David J. Horvath, 25, of Mamaroneck, N.Y., and charged them with possession of a controlled dangerous substance ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – Police here released details on several recent unrelated arrests. Gladys P. Cole, 58, and Herbert Anderson, 53, both of Flemington, were arrested by Patrol Officer Anthony Moreno around 2:57 p.m. July 15. Police said they stopped Anderson on Route 202 near Voorhees Corner ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ - Police this week released details of several unrelated arrests. Police arrested a Ringoes woman and a boy who they said were found sleeping in the driveway of a Cider Mill Road around 5:49 a.m. July 11. Victoria A. Vaz, 18, was charged with possession of a less than 5 grams ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – He started at the bottom, but is retiring from the top. After a lengthy career in law enforcement, township Police Chief Glenn Tabasko has retired. Tabasko graduated from Middlesex County Police Academy in December, 1977, Mayor Michael Mangin said last night as Township ...

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EAST AMWELL, NJ – The judge in the case involving Family Nurse Practitioner Mary Catherine Briant adjourned her hearing yesterday until Sept. 16. Although Briant was in the courtroom for the trial scheduled for yesterday afternoon in Delaware Township Municipal Court, she didn’t appear before ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ - If you thought you noticed a lot of police activity here around the Independence Day holiday, it wasn't your imagination. Police released this week details on seven arrests on charges of driving under the influence, along with arrests for shoplifting, robbery, drug possession and ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – A Clinton Township attorney has been indicted by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury. Walter N. Wilson, 63, was charged with two counts of third-degree misapplication of entrusted property, according to a press release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III. Wilson ...

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DELAWARE TWP., NJ – The driver charged with leaving the scene of a crash after striking a bicycle last month is a Family Nurse Practitioner. When Patrol Officer Jason Marrero arrived at the scene on Federal Twist Road, victim Martin Hulme, 73, was in the back of a Lambertville Rescue Squad ...

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