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Suspected Drug Dealer Busted, Police Recover $46,000 in Heroin, Methamphetamine

February 27, 2017

SOMERVLLE, NJ – A Bridgewater woman has been arrested and faces charges for drug dealing after police found $46,000 in heroin and methamphetamine in her residence.

Gladys Gulle, age 29, of Sycamore Avenue, Bridgewater has been charged with 1st degree, possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute and 2nd degree, possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, according ...

3 New Brunswick Men Charged in Mugging Turned Murder

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Authorities have lodged murder and robbery charges against three city residents in connection with this weekend’s stabbing death of a man on Hamilton Street.

Maneul “Manny” Maldonado, 20, Jose David “Sparky” Vasquez-Rivera, 18, and Xavier “Caballo” Sanchez-Parral are being held on those charges at this time, according to a ...

Cops Identify New Brunswick Man Killed Near His Home

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The man who was stabbed early this morning was killed just steps from the safety of his home, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.

Authorities have identified the victim as Enrique Perez Galindo, 29, of New Brunswick. He was pronounced dead at his Hamilton Street apartment at 2:39 a.m. today, Feb. 25.

“No arrests have been made, but ...

Night of Violence Leaves 1 Dead in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — An attempted robbery turned deadly early this morning on Hamilton Street.

Two or three men approached an individual, whose identity has yet to be released, around 2:30 a.m. between Woodbridge and Bridge streets. They “demanded personal property,” according to a crime alert, which caused a “physical altercation” to break out.

The robbers ...

Police Say Possible Attempted Luring Near Franklin Middle School

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Police are investigating two possibly related luring attempts targeting middle school students during the last two weeks, officials said.

According to police, a 13-year-old male student reported to school officials that he was approached by a black pick-up truck with tinted windows Thursday while walking near the Franklin Middle School.

The student ...

Suspect Wanted on Aggravated Sexual Assault Charge Arrested in Pennsylvania

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A South Bound Brook man wanted in connection with the sexual assault of a juvenile girl has been arrested in Pennsylvania, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Pennsylvania State Troopers tracked down Hector C. Suarez, 32, of Main Street, South Bound Brook, at a motel in Monroe County, and apprehended the suspect when he tried to escape ...

South Brunswick: Pets Saved, Home Heavily Damaged In Monmouth Junction Chimney Fire

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Several pets and family members escaped a two-alarm fire Sunday that heavily damaged a Glenn Court home in Monmouth Junction, police said.

According to police, residents of the home called 911 after smelling smoke in the living room and seeing thick smoke coming from the chimney around 4:15 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

The Monmouth Junction Fire Department arrived and ...

South Brunswick Police Charge Plainfield Men With Stealing 450 Gallons Of Water From Fire Hydrant

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Two Plainfield men are charged with stealing some 450 gallons of township water from a fire hydrant on Sunday morning, police said.

Jorge Chacon, 34, and Pantaleon Sis, 51, both of Plainfield were charged with hooking up to a fire hydrant at 32 Commerce Boulevard around 9 a.m. Sunday morning, and filling two large tanks in the back of a white box truck to get water ...

Edison: One Killed, Driver Charged With DWI After Car Hits Tree

EDISON, NJ – One 22-year-old township man is dead and another resident is charged with driving while intoxicated following a single-car crash Saturday morning, officials said.

According to police, Mandeep Singh, 21, of Edison was driving on Old Post Road near Preston Street with three people in his car when he veered off the road and hit a tree at 5:03 a.m., Saturday.

One of the ...

Hillsborough Firefighters Honored on 1st Anniversary of Massive Fire at Route 206 Warehouse Complex

 

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Township firefighters were honored for their bravery by the Township Committee  on the first anniversary of the massive fire that consumed 500,000 square feet of warehouse space at Veterans Industrial Park, the former VA Depot on Route 206.

It took 15 hours before the fire was brought under control, with more than 500 firefighters from 85 fire companies ...

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