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Police Link South Brunswick, Edison Storage Burglaries

January 19, 2017

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police in two Middlesex County towns are considering the possibility that break ins at two storage businesses, impacting almost 100 units, are related, officials said Thursday.

Some 43 storage units at the Public Storage location on Route 1 in South Brunswick and another 50 units at the J&M Self Storage facility on Oak Tree Road in Edison were broken into during ...

Franklin Township Weekly Police Blotter

Franklin Township Weekly Blotter Police Blotter - Police Blotter 01/12/2017 - 01/18/2017

Post Date: 01/19/2017 2:36 PM

01/12/2017

During the early morning hours, an unknown suspect smashed a window with a brick at De Island Breez Shop on Franklin Boulevard and stole a cash register ($250) containing $100 in U.S. currency.

A resident of Liam Street reported that ...

Franklin Township: Village of Kingston Fire Displaces Family

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Occupants of a home on Sycamore Place in the Village of Kingston were displaced Wednesday afternoon as fire tore through the structure. Police and fire companies from Franklin Township, Kingston, Kendall Park, and South Brunswick arrived on the scene to find flames and heavy smoke shooting from the house.

Smoke could be seen from a tree lined section of Route ...

UPDATE: Robert Wood Johnson Takes In Kids from Route 18 Bus Crash

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - More information has come to light on the two-bus crash yesterday that sent 15 children, including one who was treated for a broken leg, to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

Helicopters flew over Route 18 in East Brunswick yesterday morning as police and firefighters responded to the collision, which occurred on the southbound side of the highway, ...

Rutgers Police Train to Combat Campus Shooter

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It’s the kind of training one hopes to never put to use.

The Rutgers University Police Department this week held two drills that simulated what would happen if there were an active shooter on campus. More than 100 RUPD officers, outside law enforcement members and faculty and staff members participated in the programs, which occurred Wednesday around the CAPS building ...

Somerset County Sheriff's Office: New Officers, Promotions and Awards

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano swore in new officers and presented awards to both officers and civilians during a ceremony held at the county’s historic courthouse.

Provenzano asked for a moment of silence to open the ceremy, “for our fallen brothers and sisters who made the ultimate sacrifice and the brave men and women in the armed ...

Edison: Man Charged After Violent Afternoon Carjacking

EDISON, NJ – Police charged a Sayreville man with attempted murder, assault, carjacking and other offenses following a violent carjacking incident in the parking lot of the Wick Plaza Tuesday afternoon, police said.

According to a press release from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, John Spina, 44, of Sayreville is charged with attempted murder, carjacking, two counts of ...

NJ Lawmaker Stands Up for Painted Blue Line Police Tributes on Roadways

TRENTON, NJ – Assemblyman Erik Peterson, R-23rd introduced a resolution in the State Assembly Tuesday objecting to a recent Federal Highway Administration ruling that would require towns to paint over the honorary blue lines in front of police departments, municipal buildings, and down main streets intended to support local law enforcement. 

“It seems that, yet ...

South Brunswick Police Seek Burglary Suspect, Release Sketch

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man they say broke into a Monmouth Junction home Tuesday morning while a resident was in the kitchen.

Police got a 911 call at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday reporting that a man forced his way into the home of a Palladino Boulevard home, surprising a female resident.

According to police, the woman was in her kitchen ...

Van Crash on Elizabeth Ave. in Franklin Township

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - At approximately 11:00a.m. Thursday morning a white medical transport van crashed on Elizabeth Avenue in the Somerset section of Franklin Township. 

“Our officers are on the scene and investigating a crash on Elizabeth Avenue involving a medical transport van," said Police.  "There are no reported serious injuries.  The factors that ...

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WARREN TOWNSHIP MAN PLEADS GUILTY

January 20, 2017

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson stated that today, Kai Peter, age 36, of Mount Horeb Road, Warren Township, N.J., pled guilty to 1st Degree, Maintaining a CDS Productions Facility, 1st Degree, Possession of Over 25 Pounds of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, and 2nd Degree, Possession of Less than 5 pounds of Hashish with Intent to ...

WARREN TOWNSHIP MAN PLEADS GUILTY

January 20, 2017

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson stated that today, Kai Peter, age 36, of Mount Horeb Road, Warren Township, N.J., pled guilty to 1st Degree, Maintaining a CDS Productions Facility, 1st Degree, Possession of Over 25 Pounds of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, and 2nd Degree, Possession of Less than 5 pounds of Hashish with Intent to ...