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Police & Fire

October 4, 2022

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County Sheriff Frederick Brown offered updates on his office’s activities regarding the increase in scam alerts where Hunterdon County residents have either been victims or targets of scammers. With Hurricane Ian having destroyed parts of Florida and South ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Three passenger vehicles and an overturned dump truck were involved in a motor vehicle accident on Route 31, by mile marker 25, at about 9:20 a.m. Sept. 27, according to a report from Raritan Township Police. According to witnesses and involved parties, police said, an unknown ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - A total of 14 corrections officers have been indicted by a grand jury after a January 2021 incident at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women, in which inmates were forcibly removed from cells, with some beaten, leaving two of the victims severely injured, according ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - The Raritan Township Committee was privy to a presentation by fire marshal Dennis Buchanan about a new software the township is using. The software, called Matterport, uses 3D cameras and virtual tour software to create a digitized building layout, according to its website. It ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - According to the Flemington Borough Police Department, missing woman Karen Newton was found at about noon Sunday, after being reported missing on Friday. Police Chief Jerry Rotella said in a message that he wanted to thank all departments that assisted in the search, including ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington Borough Police are currently looking for a missing and endangered female, according to an alert from the Raritan Township Office of Emergency Management. According to the alert, 65-year-old Karen Newton walked away from a program on Broad Street in Flemington Friday ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A Flemington woman has been arrested in a Medicaid fraud scheme, according to a release from the attorney general's office. Carmen C. Ward, 63, was charged with second degree conspiracy to commit health care claims fraud, second degree health care claims fraud, third degree ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Fire Marshal Dennis Concannon updated the township committee Sept. 6 on lead-based paint inspections Raritan is required by the state to conduct within the next two years.  “The requirement applies to rental properties built prior to 1978,” Concannon said. “We’ve identified a ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Several Hunterdon County residents were arrested in Hunterdon County on narcotics charges, according to a release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renee Robeson. Robeson announced the arrest of 18 total individuals as a result of a joint initiative between the Hunterdon ...

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New Jersey State Police Fugitive Unit Detective Sergeant Michael Legatie was honored by the Crimestoppers of Hunterdon County on Thursday, September 8, at their annual awards event in Clinton Township.  In 2002 the Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office investigated the sexual assault of a ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The members of the board of county commissioners reflected Sept. 6 on the devastation felt in Hunterdon County and many other parts of New Jersey from the remnants of Hurricane Ida, which hit the area Sept. 1 and Sept. 2, 2021. County director John Lanza led a moment of ...

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FRENCHTOWN, NJ - A Frenchtown man was arrested and charged with bias intimidation in connection with an incident in which several LGBTQ+ Pride flags were stolen from local properties, according to Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renee M. Robeson. Justin T. Settembrino, 30, was charged with one count ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County Sheriff Frederick Brown said his office will be assisting with security at this year’s county 4-H and Agricultural Fair Aug. 24 through Aug. 28, with reviews of the fair grounds and tactical control. But for the first time, the sheriff’s office will ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington Borough Council voted unanimously to approve a bond ordinance resolution, following a public hearing, for over $1.47 million to finance the purchase of the new home for the Flemington Police Department at 200 Main Street. The site, at just under 3 acres of land, ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Raritan Township Police and the fire department responded Saturday to an active fire inside a townhouse on Chelsea Circle, which left three units uninhabitable. According to a release from police, at about 2 p.m., Hunterdon County Communications received a 911 call reporting ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - A Flemington man was arrested Thursday on charges of endangering the welfare of a child by engaging in inappropriate sexual conduct. Nicholas Timpano, 18, was charged with third degree endangering the welfare of a child. According to Hunterdon County Renée M. Robeson, the ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - A Three Bridges man was killed in a three-car motor vehicle accident on Route 202 near Dory Dilts Road Monday afternoon, according to a report from Raritan Township Police. At about 2:32 p.m., police were dispatched to the area for a report of a motor vehicle accident involving ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - Raritan Township Police are investigating a robbery at the 7-11 convenience store, on Route 202, and searching for three male suspects who fled the scene after striking an employee in the back of the head. According to Raritan Township Police, at about 8:54 p.m. July 31, police ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Following a public hearing, the Flemington Borough Council unanimously approved the municipality’s purchase of 200 Main Street to become the new borough police headquarters, plus a municipal drinking water well site and community playground. The resolution approving the purchase ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The Hunterdon County Board of Commissioners approved a requisition of $419,650 with CenturyLink to outfit the 911 communications center with new call-taking equipment. “The 911 call-taking equipment for our operations will replace servers, workstations, network switches ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - A proposal with corresponding financing to move the Flemington Borough Police Department from 100 Main Street to 200 Main Street began the approval process at the local level July 11. The Flemington Borough Council introduced an ordinance for the borough’s purchase of 200 Main ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - A Flemington man was arrested in the homicide death of a Manville man, according to a report from the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office. Samuel C. Coggins, 30, was charged with first degree murder in the death of Augustine Garcia, 50, and has been lodged in the Somerset County ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Members of the Hunterdon County PBA Local 188 would like to express its deepest gratitude to Dr. Caesar DePaço and his wife, Deanna Padovani-DePaço of Summit Nutritionals International, Inc., for the generous donation of a new 7X12 3500 Tandem Axel event and incident support ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - A Flemington man was arrested for allegedly vandalizing the Viva Mexico sign more than once, according to a release from Flemington Borough Police. Eduardo E. Garcia, 45, was charged with several counts of criminal mischief and unlawful possession of a weapon. According to ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington Borough Police Chief Jerry Rotella announced that the department will be conducting a Street Smart NJ pedestrian safety education campaign to work on reducing pedestrian-motor vehicle crashes in New Jersey. Street Smart NJ, according to a release, is an effort between ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Before rounds of public comments urging support for a federal ban on assault weapons were presented to county officials last week, the governing body noted a few important proactive measures already in place to help keep Hunterdon County’s population safe in the event of an ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - The Raritan Township Committee swore in two probationary police officers during its May 17 meeting. Peter Mosko and Cole Fratesi were welcomed to the Raritan Township Police Department early on in the meeting. The pair will start their careers as patrol officers. According ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Flemington Borough Council introduced an ordinance to amend the code of the borough, with the addition of section 2-30 establishing a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program with the municipal operations. The public hearing on the establishment of the CERT team will ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office said no charges are pending at this time following a motor vehicle crash around 2 a.m. Monday that sent a 15-year-old juvenile to Morristown Hospital. According to a report from the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office, the crash occurred ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Forensic Analysis Collision Team and the Flemington Borough Police Department are investigating a motor vehicle accident that sent a pedestrian to the hospital. According to a release from the prosecutor's office, the crash with a motor vehicle ...

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