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August 8, 2022

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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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - A Flemington man was arrested Thursday on charges of animal cruelty, according to a release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renee Robeson. Michael B. Featherston, 52, was charged by the Raritan Township Police Department with second degree unlawful possession of a weapon ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - A man was charged with aggravated assault against a police officer and other charges after wielding a sword and breaking the windows of Deliworks, on Route 31, Wednesday afternoon. According to police, at about 3:21 p.m., Raritan Township Police were called to Deliworks for a ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin has called for increased law enforcement presence at schools statewide, following the May 24, 2022, deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. "Nothing about this is normal," Platkin said in a statement. "We do not have to accept ...

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LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - Lambertville police are investigating two separate reports of possible mail theft from the steel curbside mailboxes belonging to the United States Postal Service. According to the police report, all the stolen mail contained checks that were later cleared of the original ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County honored local first responders with the commissioners’ unanimous approval of a proclamation marking May 15 through May 21, 2022 as “National Emergency Medical Services Week.” The county’s proclamation notes that “access to quality emergency care ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - From the Hunterdon County Department of Public Safety, Supervising Public Safety Telecommunicator William “Bill” Powell recently completed the requirements to earn the Certified Homeland Protection Professional (CHPP) designation. The board of county commissioners honored ...

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