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Franklin Township: Arrest Results in Seizure of Handgun Loaded with Hollow Point Bullets

May 26, 2017

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Isaiah Wilson, age 25, from Bound Brook was arrested and charged with second degree, unlawful possession of a firearm, second degree, certain persons not to possess weapons, and fourth degree, possession of hollow nose bullets, according to law enforcement officials. 

"While conducting a “quality of life” investigation in the area of Martin Street ...

Cranbury: Mayor: Distracted Driving Possible Factor in Hit-and-Run; Family Offering $5K Reward

CRANBURY, NJ - During the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce “Meet the Mayors” panel on Tuesday, Mayor David Cook said that distracted driving may have been a factor in the May 10 hit-and-run that sent 13-year-old resident Mia Huang to the hospital and killed her pet dog Panda.

“You don't have to be speeding to be looking at your cell phone, and if you're ...

Franklin Township: Buckle up or Pay, Police say

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Township police officers plan to crack down on drivers and passengers not wearing seatbelts from May 22 to June 4, according to an announcement from the Somerset County Prosecutor's office.

The move is part of the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign, which police from many municipalities plan to carry out. They hope to encourage people to use ...

Hillsborough Police Arrest Woman for Prostitution

Somerville, N.J. – Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Hillsborough Township Chief of Police Darren Powell announced the arrest of Danielle Belford, age 20, of South Branch Road, Branchburg Township, New Jersey.

 

Prosecutor Robertson stated that on May 11, 2017, the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office received ...

Franklin Township: Police Department Seeks Help with Recent Shootings

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Chief of Police Lawrence W. Roberts said the public should not be worried about a recent spate of shootings in the township. 

"There is no need to be alarmed, due to the investigative efforts of the detective bureau," Roberts said. "We already have suspects."

Roberts went on to call on the public for help and encouraged them to call the ...

Long Blue Line of Police Cyclists Stretches Through Somerville and Franklin; Police Unity Tour Heads to Nation’s Capital to Honor Fallen Officers

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Five hundred riders from five different states left Spring Hill Suites by Marriott Somerset-Franklin Township, Wednesday morning to make their way to Washington, DC, picking up additional riders along the way for this year's Police Unity Tour.

Detective Chad Smith and Police Aide Diana Villas from the Bloomfield Police Department in addition to officers from San ...

Franklin Township: Firefighters Investigate Smoke Condition At Hidden Brook

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - At least six fire companies reported to "Hidden Brook a Springpoint Community" on Bob Franks Way, for what appears to be a "smoke condition."  

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Two-Timer: Cops Bust Burglary Suspect Twice Within 24 Hours at Same Location

SOMERVILLE, N.J. - Amadou Ba, age 30, of Philadelphia was arrested and charged with 3rd degree, burglary, criminal mischief and theft, both disorderly persons offenses, according to law enforcement officials. 

Police responded to an activated burglar alarm on May 3, at a Route 27 business in the Princeton section of Franklin Township, according to a statement from Somerset County ...

South Brunswick: Alert Officer Helps Lost 97-Year-Old Philly Man

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – An alert township police officer helped a lost 97-year-old Philadelphia man find his way back home Wednesday.

According to police, the senior was following an ambulance that was taking his wife to a city hospital at 9 a.m. Wednesday morning, when he apparently got lost.

Family members alerted local police there when the man did not show up at the hospital and the ...

Minor Injuries Reported After Car Flips During Henderson Road Crash

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Two drivers escaped serious injury after a crash on Henderson Road Thursday afternoon.

According to police, the crash took place around 3:30 p.m. in front of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9111 on Henderson Road in the Kendall Park section of the township.

Two cars collided, one of them flipping on its roof in the driveway of the post and shopping ...

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