Former South Plainfield EMT Charged in Child Porn Investigation

February 25, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Zachary Motta, 22, of the Iselin section of Woodbridge Township, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and possession of child pornography.

According to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Director Robert Hubner of the Woodbridge Police Department, Motta was arrested today and charged with exchanging sexually explicit messages with a ...

South Brunswick Police Charge Man With Cyber Harassment

 SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police charged a 19-year-old township man with cyber-harassment for posting lewd and threatening messages on a social media site targeting a local victim.

Police said the victim and her family reached out to police after learning of the messages.

An investigation by Detective Rick Delucia identified Adam Zakaria of South Brunswick as the person posting the ...

For Black History Month, Local Group Honors Middlesex Sheriff

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Mildred S. Scott, Middlesex County’s sheriff, has received a law-enforcement ambassador award from a New Brunswick-based group focused on diversity.

The American Conference on Diversity chose Scott, who was elected sheriff in 2011, for her long career in law enforcement and accomplishments as sheriff, according to the group. She will be honored in April during ...

Robertson Sworn to 5-Year Term as Somerset County Prosecutor


SOMERVILLE, NJ – Surrounded by family, his peers, his mentors, members of the judiciary and the political elite of Somerset County, Michael H. Robertson was formally sworn in as Somerset County Prosecutor Thursday afternoon, promising to ramp up the war against drugs and to reach out to the community for help.

“I am committed to engaging in a dialogue with people from all ...

After Protest, New Brunswick Mayor Responds to Pro-Immigrant Demands

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Dozens of protesters gathered outside City Hall last week, urging New Brunswick to adopt a list of seven policies designed to help protect undocumented immigrants under Donald Trump’s presidency.

The rally was the result of comments made by Mayor James Cahill and his staff, whose critics said his stances were not strong enough.

But the mayor issued a ...

South Brunswick Snow Bank Bandit Busted Again

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Just hours after police arrested a Flemington man hiding in a snow bank, saving him from hypothermia after he broke into a South Brunswick liquor store, North Brunswick police charged him with trying to break into a pharmacy in that town, police said.

According to North Brunswick police, George Pescavage, Jr., 47, of Flemington tried to break into the Quick Aid ...

Cranbury Drone Company Aided Search For Lost Filmmaker Off Florida Keys

CRANBURY, NJ - A local drone company aided the search for a missing Canadian filmmaker following a dive on the Alligator Reef off the Florida Keys.

Search and rescue crews recovered the body of filmmaker Rob Stewart, 37, of Toronto, Canada, just before officially calling off the search Friday night.

Stewart went missing after returning to the surface with another diver around 5:30 p.m. Jan.

Let the Buyer Beware: 3 East Brunswick Auto Parts Retailers Sued for Overcharging Customers

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ –  Advance Auto Parts located at 575 Route 18 North  in East Brunswick is the latest auto parts retailer to be named in one of several lawsuits  by the State of New Jersey for violating pricing laws and overcharging customers.  The local business is a franchise venue owned by Advance Stores Company.

The Consent Judgment reached with ...

South Brunswick: Route 130 Crash Takes Out Signal, Could Be Hours Before Repair

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Commuters are facing a couple of traffic woes this evening as two separate crashes between 6-7 p.m. have closed some busy traffic routes, police said.

A one-car accident on Ridge Road near Indian Fields Elementary School involved a car and a utility pole and wires are currently down across the road, causing the road to be closed between the Five Corners intersection in ...

Law Enforcement Agencies Plan to Keep Roads Safe for Super Bowl Sunday

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Franklin Township's Police Department will team up with law enforcement agencies throughout Somerset and Hunterdon County and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NJTSA) to remind the public "Super Bowl Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk," according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Law officials ...

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