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Police in Somerset County Launch "Click It or Ticket" Campaign May 22-June 4

May 22, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Law enforcement officers throughout Somerset County and New Jersey will join with police from around the country in cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it or Ticket” campaign.

Beginning May 22nd and running through June 4th, the annual “Click It or Ticket” national mobilization utilizes high visibility ...

Hillsborough Police Arrest Woman for Prostitution

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 20-year-old Branchburg woman was arrested in Hillsborough and charged with prostituiton and promoting the prostitution of a 16-year-old girl, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Danielle Belford, 20, of South Branch Road, Branchburg faces charges of 3rd degree, endangering the welfare of a child, and 4th degree promoting prostitution by ...

Prosecutor: Somerset County Girl, 16 Worked as Prostitute for NY Couple

                                                              

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Long Blue Line of Police Cyclists Stretches Through Somerville; Police Unity Tour Heads to Nation’s Capital to Honor Fallen Officers

                SOMERVILLE, NJ – Borough police officer Vitorio Spadea, along with hundreds of police officers from scores of police agencies throughout New Jersey rode into town Tuesday, May 9 on their way to Washington, DC where they will join with police from across the country to honor their brothers killed in ...

Police Seek Help Finding 15-Year-Old Franklin Township Girl

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Franklin Township Police Department is seeking help finding 15-year-old Shyyane Coley, missing from her home since April 16. 

"Shyyane is described as a light skinned, African American female, 5’05” and 190 pounds," Lt. Phillip Rizzo said.

"She was last seen wearing a navy blue jacket, navy blue short sleeve ...

Two-Timer: Cops Bust Burglary Suspect Twice Within 24 Hours at Same Location

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Police say a Philadelphia man returned to the scene of the crime a second time within 24 hours following his arrest and appearance before a judge, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Amadou Ba, 30, of Philadelphia faces two charges of third-degree burglary and other charges, according to Robertson, who provided the following ...

Reward Offered for Information on Four Shootings

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Crime Stoppers of Somerset County is offering rewards of up to $500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) involved in the recent non-fatal shootings that have occurred in the Somerset section of Franklin Township between April 20 and May 1.

The most recent shooting occurred Monday night, May 1, according to Somerset County Prosecutor ...

Police Investigate Third Franklin Shooting in Past Two Weeks

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Detectives from the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office and Franklin Township Police are investigating the third shooting within the past two weeks in the Somerset section of the township.

The latest shooting occurred Monday night, May 1, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Police received a 911 call at 8:56 p.m. reporting gunshots in ...

Franklin Shooting Victim was not Intended Target

       

 

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – An 18-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound in Franklin Township was not the intended target of the shooter, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Police are seeking help from the public tracking down the shooter, according to Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of ...

Good Samaritan’s Laptop Stolen While He Rescues Unconscious Woman From Train Tracks

EDISON, NJ –  The old saying “no good deed goes unpunished” proved true for a Piscataway man Friday morning when, after rushing in to save a woman who fainted and fell on the train tracks, he came back to find that someone stole his backpack, containing his computer.

“This theft, perpetrated in the midst of such a selfless good deed, is nothing less than appalling ...

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