Mother of Teen Mom Arrested for Endangerment and Evidence-Tampering

April 19, 2018

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - The mother of the 14-year-old accused of killing her newborn in Highland Park this week has been charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child in the second degree and one count of tampering with physical evidence in the fourth degree.  The woman, 35, of Highland Park, was arrested after the death of a newborn baby on April 16, ...

Franklin Township: New Initiative Aims to Bolster Police-Community Relations

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Earlier this month Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced a new statewide initiative geared towards promoting stronger police-community relations. 

The 21-County, 21st Century Community Policing Project, or the “21/21 Project” aims to bring community stakeholders together in every county for town hall meetings, roundtable discussions and other outreach ...

Highland Park: Teen Mom Charged in Death of Newborn

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - In a tragic turn of events, a teenager from Highland Park was charged in a juvenile complaint with murder in the first degree in the death of her newborn son.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced today that a 14-year-old teenage girl from Highland Park has been charged with an act of juvenile delinquency for an offense which if committed by an ...

Somerset Man Arrested for Route 27 Wawa Theft

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Somerset man was arrested and charged with robbery, possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon unlawful purpose, and theft, according to a social media post from the Franklin Township Police Department. 

Police say Monday morning at approximately 1:15 am, police were called to the Wawa Store at Route 27 and Cozzens Lane for a reported armed ...

Franklin Township: Texting While Driving 'Could Have Deadly Consequences', Chief of Police Says

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Police from the Franklin Township Police Department will be on the lookout for distracted drivers, and if you are one of them, you can expect to pay up.

The FTPD is one of more than 200 police departments in New Jersey which will receive funding as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText. UPay. enforcement campaign.

"Sending a text message is a quick and ...

Franklin Township: Texting While Driving will Cost You, Police Say

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - You better think twice about texting and driving. 

Law enforcement officers from the Franklin Township Police department will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText. UPay. enforcement campaign.

FTPD is one of many participating law enforcement agencies receiving funding for the ...

Drug Dealing in Franklin Leads to Arrest of Three New Brunswick Residents, Police Say

Drugs and loaded firearms were seized following a raid of a Handy Street home in New Brunswick after a month-long investigation into the distribution of narcotics within Franklin Township and New Brunswick, according to a news release. 

Monique R. Walker, age 28 and Ronda Walker, age 49 were arrested March 15, and Dymarkis T. Walker, age 27 turned himself into police without incident on ...

Franklin Township: Alternative School Student Charged for Possession of a Loaded Hand Gun

SOMERSET, NJ - A Franklin Township teen was taken into custody and charged with possession of a firearm, according to a release from the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office. 

The juvenile was charged with second degree, unlawful possession of a weapon, fourth degree, possession of a weapon by a person under the age of 21, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a disorderly person ...

Franklin Township: Police Called to Road to Success Program

SOMERSET, NJ - At approximately 5 p.m. Thursday evening a Road to Success program administrator reported to authorities that a student may be in possession of narcotics or a gun, according to an alert sent from Franklin Township Public Schools. 

“The school administration working in partnership with the Franklin Township Police were able to quickly isolate the student without ...

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State Attorney General Releases Princeton Panera Shooting Video

April 9, 2018

TRENTON – The Attorney General’s Office today released surveillance footage related to the March 20th shooting at Panera Bread in Princeton, New Jersey, during which state troopers fatally shot Scott L. Mielentz, 56, of Lawrenceville, N.J.

The shooting remains under investigation by the Attorney General’s Shooting Response Team (“SRT”).  However, certain ...