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Franklin Township Weekly Police Blotter

May 24, 2017

Post Date: 05/24/2017 5:00 PM

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05/17/2017

Burglary/Criminal Mischief/Theft:  A Stirrup Way resident reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown suspect forced entry into a vehicle by prying the window open.  The suspect stole a Navigation System ($1000), Dash Wood Panel Trim ($200), Identification Cards, Dewalt 20V XR ...

Phil Murphy in East Brunswick: "New Jersey Should Be Trusted, Respected, Responsible, and Smart"

May 21, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick's Jeff Winston wanted to know what Democratic front-running gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy thought New Jersey would look like in 8 years if Murphy were elected.  EB's Margaret Scott was interested in Murphy's ideas about improving transportation to New York City.  EBHS student David Portnoy wanted to know how college could be ...

No Injuries As Vehicle Burns On NJ Turnpike Near Exit 9

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Some tense moments, but apparently, no injuries as a vehicle burst into flames this afternoon on the New Jersey Turnpike.

State Police and fire crews responded to mile marker 177, near Exit 9 in East Brunswick Friday, after a minor accident involving a van or truck that caught fire in the inner roadway, police said.

While few details about the crash were ...

Life After the Murder Trial: Honoring the Legacy of Billy McCaw

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — They call him Billy the Kid.

They play soccer because it’s his sport. They wear No. 9 because it’s his number. They smile and laugh, even as they compete hard as ever, because it’s his style.

But most of all, they miss him.

“Something like this embodies what Billy was about,” Dylan Klemuk-San Martin said as feet shuffled across the ...

East Brunswick: Facebook Post Leads to 6 Arrests, Weapons Charges

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two victims were lured to Crosspointe last night when they tried to sell two pair of sneakers on Facebook where they were robbed and chased at gunpoint.

On Monday, May 15, 2017 at 5:27 pm, patrol units responded to the Crosspointe Condominium Development on a report of an armed robbery.  The victims advised responding patrol officers that they were contacted by an ...

Steven Van Zandt Encourages Rutgers Class of 2017 to Reach for Nothing Less than Greatness

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Steven Van Zandt, musician, actor and political activist, encouraged the Class of 2017 to strive for greatness and a better future for all as he shared the story of his career highs and lows during Rutgers’ 251st Anniversary commencement.

“Greatness isn’t born, it’s developed,’’ Van Zandt told a crowd of about 45,000 at High Point Solutions ...

Phil Murphy in East Brunswick: "New Jersey Should Be Trusted, Respected, Responsible, and Smart"

May 21, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick's Jeff Winston wanted to know what Democratic front-running gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy thought New Jersey would look like in 8 years if Murphy were elected.  EB's Margaret Scott was interested in Murphy's ideas about improving transportation to New York City.  EBHS student David Portnoy wanted to know how college could be ...

No Injuries As Vehicle Burns On NJ Turnpike Near Exit 9

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Some tense moments, but apparently, no injuries as a vehicle burst into flames this afternoon on the New Jersey Turnpike.

State Police and fire crews responded to mile marker 177, near Exit 9 in East Brunswick Friday, after a minor accident involving a van or truck that caught fire in the inner roadway, police said.

While few details about the crash were ...

Life After the Murder Trial: Honoring the Legacy of Billy McCaw

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — They call him Billy the Kid.

They play soccer because it’s his sport. They wear No. 9 because it’s his number. They smile and laugh, even as they compete hard as ever, because it’s his style.

But most of all, they miss him.

“Something like this embodies what Billy was about,” Dylan Klemuk-San Martin said as feet shuffled across the ...

Franklin Township: Hundreds Gather for 'Taste of Somerset' to Benefit People Care Center

May 23, 2017

SOMERSET, NJ - Hundreds gathered at the Palace at Somerset Park Monday night for the 25th Anniversary of the Taste of Somerset. 

 

“Taste of Somerset is unique because of the large number of restaurants and beverage providers that participate,” Executive Director of the PeopleCare Center, Marie Hughes said.  “It is a terrific experience ...

Franklin Township: Hundreds Gather for 'Taste of Somerset' to Benefit People Care Center

May 23, 2017

SOMERSET, NJ - Hundreds gathered at the Palace at Somerset Park Monday night for the 25th Anniversary of the Taste of Somerset. 

 

“Taste of Somerset is unique because of the large number of restaurants and beverage providers that participate,” Executive Director of the PeopleCare Center, Marie Hughes said.  “It is a terrific experience ...

Phil Murphy in East Brunswick: "New Jersey Should Be Trusted, Respected, Responsible, and Smart"

May 21, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick's Jeff Winston wanted to know what Democratic front-running gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy thought New Jersey would look like in 8 years if Murphy were elected.  EB's Margaret Scott was interested in Murphy's ideas about improving transportation to New York City.  EBHS student David Portnoy wanted to know how college could be ...