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Hillsborough: Children's Singer/Songwriter Faces Child Pornography Charge

September 19, 2017

 

NEWARK, NJ – Eric S. Komar, a Hillsborough resident, music teacher and singer/songwriter who performs for children at synagogues, Jewish community centers, camps and conventions nationwide was arrested at his home Tuesday and charged with receiving and distributing images of child sexual abuse, according to Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick.

 Komar, 46, was ...

8 Apartments Damaged, Fire Leaves 21 Homeless in Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Residents of eight apartment units have been displaced following a fire in a building at the Mount Pleasant Villas complex in the Finderne section of the township Monday morning.

Officers from Bridgewater Township Police Department, as well as fire companies and emergency services from Bridgewater, Somerville, Manville, Franklin, Middlesex, Finderne, North Branch and Bound ...

Somerville: Tribute to Det. Matthew Tarentino Precedes Immaculata-Summit Football Game

SOMERVILLE, NJ - In the Friday Night Lights home game opener for Immaculata, the Spartans suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Summit Hilltoppers by the score of 14-13.

The Spartans had a chance to go ahead at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but fumbled the ball at the Hilltoppers’ three-yard line.

The game was preceded by a tribute and ceremonies for Summit Police Detective and ...

Early Morning Traffic Stop Nets Heroin, Cocaine; 3 Arrested

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Three suspects were arrested after an early morning traffic stop in Warren that netted $3,200 in heroin and cocaine, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Facing multiple drug charges are Christopher Bruce, 23, of Knoxville, Tenn., Desiree Daniels,19, of Charleston, W. Va. and Stephen Johnson, 47, of St. Albans, W. Va.

Robertson provided ...

Somerset County Police Departments Hold Supply Drive for Texas Hurricane Victims

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Several police departments in Somerset County are collecting donations to be shipped to victims of Hurricane Harvey in Dickinson, Texas.

A 42-foot trailer is parked at the Bernards Township police headquarters. Police are trying to get the trailer packed to capacity as soon as possible so that the needed supplies can be on their way to Texas, according to Officer Vito Spadea ...

Franklin Police Seek Help Identifying Route 27 Bank Robber

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Police are asking for help identifying the man who robbed the Route 27 TD Bank in Franklin Park Sunday. 

Photos of the suspect  from the bank's video cameras have been circulated by police. Police describe the suspect as a 6'3" black make with an athletic building wearing a charcoal gray fleece, blue jeans and a gray baseball cape with a red ...

Somerset County: Police Increase Impaired Driving Patrols Through Labor Day Weekend

 

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset and Hunterdon County law enforcement officers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols looking for motorists who may be driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs during the 2017 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide Labor Day Crackdown which begins Aug. 18th and concludes on Sept. 4th.

“Drive Sober or ...

Super Heroes Step Up to Support Somerville's Finest

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Hosting an indoor fund raising event on a sunny Sunday in the waning days of summer can be tough.

That's what the Somerville PBA was up against this past weekend.

For the second year in a row, the YESTERcades video arcade on Division Street hosted a 12-hour fund raiser for the Somerville PBA #147; despite the competition with beach weather, backyard barbecues ...

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