New Brunswick: Cops Searching for Suspect in Assault Near Easton Avenue

April 24, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A man received treatment for non-life-threatening injuries early this morning after being assaulted by an individual with a “sharp object,” according to a crime alert from the Rutgers University Police Department.

The incident occurred around 2:04 a.m. April 23 on an unidentified street connected to Easton Avenue, according to police.

After the attack, ...

ICE Says Raids Targeted Gang Members; New Brunswick’s Immigrant Community Rattled

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A series of raids by immigration authorities yesterday in New Brunswick resulted in six arrests for civil immigration violations, according to a spokesperson for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

“Those arrested are members or associates of transnational gangs,” the spokesperson, Luis Martinez, said of raids conducted by ICE’s Homeland ...

South Brunswick: Distracted Driver’s Route 1 Crash Caught On Video

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – A driver’s dash-cam video caught the moment when a 21-year-old Hamilton man, who police say was distracted while driving on Route 1 during rush hour, almost crossed the highway into oncoming traffic.

Instead, he hit the concrete barrier between the north and southbound lanes and only suffered minor injuries, according to police.

The accident took place ...

Second Suspect Arrested, Held for Dumping Body on Route 22 Median


SOMERVILLE, N.J.- A woman wanted in connection with dumping a body on the Route 22 median in Branchburg March 29 was arrested at a New Brunswick motel on Wednesday, April 19, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Nicole Barbour, 26, of Hillside Road, Ringwood, was tracked down to the Red Carpet Inn by detectives from several agencies.

She has been ...

Franklin Township: Police Investigating Shooting in Somerset Section of Town

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - An investigation into a shooting that occurred in the Somerset section of town in the area of Fuller Street is being investigated, according to law enforcement officials. 

"At approximately 3:35 p.m., [yesterday] multiple 9-1-1 calls were received by the Franklin Township Police Department reporting gunshots fired in the area of Fuller Street in Franklin ...

Martinsville Man Charged With Homicide in Stabbing Death of Mother, Assault of Father in Washington Valley Road Home

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Martinsville man has been charged with first degree homicide in the stabbing death of a woman inside a Washington Valley Road home Monday evening, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson.

Michael Litwornia, 27, was also charged with second degree aggravated assault in connection with the stabbing of his father, also inside the home.

According to ...

Franklin Township: No Benefit to Becoming Sanctuary City, Police Say

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - When asked by Councilwoman Rozalyn Sherman (Ward-2) during last week's meeting on April 11, if there is any benefit to Franklin becoming a sanctuary city, Deputy Police Chief Richard Grammar, says "in my personal opinion, I don't believe so."

Franklin Township's Police Department follows the rules set forth by the New Jersey Attorney ...

Motorcyclist Not Wearing a Helmet Strikes His Head in Piscataway Crash

PISCATAWAY, NJ – A motorcyclist struck his head after an early Sunday afternoon head-on collision with a car in the Maple Grove townhouse complex, according to an alert from the Breaking News Network which monitors for police and fire activity.

Piscataway rescue and advanced life support units responded to the accident scene on Vasser Drive, reporting the injured motorcyclist was not ...

Franklin Township: Station 28 Easter Flower Sale and Easter Egg Hunt

SOMERSET, NJ - Do you want to support your local volunteer fire department and take your kids on an Easter egg hunt with the Easter Bunny?

Well if you do, Station 28 would like to invite you to come out this Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

You can purchase an assortment of flowers at Millstone Valley Fire Department on Friday and Saturday for their annual ...

Franklin Township: Volunteers Wanted for Station 25

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Station 25 is looking for men and women over the age of 18 to join their ranks, and provide entertainment for the community at the same time. 

"A firefighter is more than a person jumping into a fire," Auxiliary President Elena Marotta said. "They are a well trained, equipped man or woman who is willing to go through the struggles of a burning ...

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