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Franklin Township: Local Woman Killed in Car Crash

January 17, 2019

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - An elderly local woman was killed Wednesday night in North Brunswick after her car went off the road and struck a tree, according to police.

North Brunswick Police responded to a car crash on Hermann Road in North Brunswick at approximately 6:25, Wednesday night, according to an NBPD social media post. 

The driver was later identified by police as Zebera ...

Bound Brook Man Arrested for Distributing Child Pornography

BOUND BROOK, NJ – A tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has led to the arrest of a Bound Brook man who has been charged with 2nd degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child for the distribution of child pornography and 3rd degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child for the possession of child pornography, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H.

Taxi Driver Strikes 3 Girls, Boy in New Brunswick on their Walk to School

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Four pedestrians walking to school were struck by a taxi driver today as they crossed a street while walking in a crosswalk, police said.

Authorities said the pedestrians were struck about 8:48 a.m. on Townsend Street.

The victims included two girls, ages 8 and 10, who were on their way to school and an 18-year-old woman and 3-year-old boy who were accompanying ...

Police Investigate 3-Car Crash on Route 22, Seek Public’s Help

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Authorities are investigating a three-vehicle crash on Route 22 and are requesting the public’s help.

North Plainfield police responded to what originally was a two-car collision at 5:56 a.m. Jan. 12 in the vicinity of Route 22 East and West End Avenue; a third car struck one of the disabled vehicles while police were investigating, according to Somerset County ...

Franklin Township: Two Men Charged in Franklin Boulevard Attempted Murder 

SOMERSET, NJ - Two men have been charged with attempted murder following a September 12, 2018 shooting in Franklin Township on Franklin Boulevard. 

Dyshawn O. Williams, 23, and Sekuann D. Copeland, 22, of Bound Brook, were each charged with first-degree attempted murder and second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose in relation to the September shooting, according to ...

Franklin Township: Car vs. Building on Easton Avenue

SOMERSET, NJ - At approximately 12 pm, Friday a vehicle crashed into the side of a building located on Easton Avenue, according to a Breaking News Network alert. 

A grey SUV could be seen in front of what appears to be a damaged section on the side of Chase bank located in Rutgers Plaza. 

Police and an area hospital SUV was on the scene, and no driver was present. It is ...

Eight Occupants Escape; Somerville Man Charged with Setting Fire to Hillsborough Residence

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A 34-year-old Somerville man faces charges of attempted murder and aggravated arson after police say he intentionally set fire to a Hillsborough residence where his former girlfriend lived.

All eight occupants of the home, including a 4-year-old, escaped unharmed, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. A pet cat perished in the fire.

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Franklin Township: Police Investigating Holiday Season Shooting 

SOMERSET, NJ - Police are investing the shooting of an unidentified male victim, who may have been shot in Franklin, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Officials say the shooting was reported to police by hospital staff on Dec. 25 at approximately 12:17 am.

The victim has only been identified as a 25-year-old man from North Brunswick. Police ...

Franklin Township: New York Woman Charged With Prostitution Out of Route 27 Massage Parlor

FRANKLIN PARK, NJ - Police charged a Flushing, New York woman with engaging in prostitution after allegedly offering sex for money to an undercover detective on Dec. 11. 

According to a press release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office, Yuhong J. Chen, 47 of Flushing, NY, allegedly offered a sexual act to an undercover detective of the county’s Organized Crime ...

Franklin Township: Coffee with a Cop Happening Wednesday

SOMERSET, NJ - Please feel free to join members of the Franklin Township Police for Coffee with Cop this Wednesday.

Officers will be at Confectionately Yours at 3391 Route 27 from 6 pm to 8 pm on Dec. 12.  

This is a great opportunity to meet some of our officers, ask questions, or just spend time having coffee in a relaxed atmosphere.

For additional information, feel free ...

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