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Police Investigate Bank Robbery in Bridgewater

November 14, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Provident Bank on Union Avenue was robbed early Wednesday morning shortly after opening.

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson provided the following details:

Bridgewater Township Police Department were called by bank employees at 8:32 a.m. to report the robbery immediately after it occurred. Bank employees told police that a man had entered the bank and ...

Police Say Hillsborough Man Threw Can of Soup at Cops

RARITAN, NJ - A Hillsborough man was charged with disorderly conduct following an incident in Quick Chek on West Somerset Street, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police.

Cecilio Pizzaro, 31, was charged with disorderly conduct after being arrested at 2:12 p.m. Oct. 27.

According to the report, patrol officers were sent to the store because of a report of a man acting erratically ...

38 Parents Arrested for Delinquent Child Support Payments

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Sheriff's officers made 38 arrests over a three-day period in an effort to collect delinquent child support payments.

Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano said the sweep occurred Oct. 23-25 and involved 41 Sheriff's Officers, operating in teams, who served outstanding warrants and made arrests. Those arrested owed a combined total of almost ...

Hillsborough Police Ask for Help Tracking Down Naked Peeping Tom

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Police are seeking help from the public to identify a "Peeping Tom" who has exposed himself and been sighted naked in the vicinity of residents' homes.

Four sightings have been reported since July 31; police say it is the same person in at least two of those incidents.

The most recent incident occurred Nov. 1, 2018 at 7 p.m. when a resident of Meadowbrook ...

Son Charged with Killing Mother; Body Discovered Inside Home They Shared



FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – A 60-year-old township man has been charged with murdering his 82-year-old mother, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Dalton Chiscolm Jr., of Haverhill Place, Somerset, is charged with First Degree Murder in the death of his mother, Roberta Ann Taylor, 82, with whom the suspect lived, Robertson said.

Robertson ...

Hillsborough Police Link 2 of 4 Reports of Man Exposing Himself

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Township police continue their investigation in to four separate reports of a naked man exposing himself outside residences throughout the township.

Police confirmed an incident that occurred on Sept. 14 involves the same man as the most recent incident, which occurred Thursday, Nov. 1.

Tuesday’s  incident occurred in the back yard of a residence on ...

Piscataway: Rutgers Student Faces Charges in Murder Plot

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Township resident Izaia Bullock, 22 was arrested on Tuesday and charged with attempted murder and conspiracy for plotting to kill the family members of an acquaintance, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey.

Bullock, a student at Rutgers University and member of the football team, was charged after investigators determined that on Oct. 29 he initiated ...

Hillsborough Man Charged in Multiple Bank Robberies





SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 52-year-old Hillsborough man has been charged with at least three bank robberies in central New Jersey over the past month, and may face additional charges as a police investigation continues in adjoining counties and ...

Hillsborough Police Blotter: Car vs. Building, Politics, Shoplifting & DUIs

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - All information in the police briefs is courtesy of the Hillsborough Police Department. Those named are considered innocent of the charges until proven guilty in municipal court.
Oct. 6, 2018 - Eduardo Oracion Jr., 49, of Somerville, was arrested for Shoplifting from the Kohls Department Store located at 315 Route 206. He concealed merchandise valued at $232.04 and ...

Hillsborough Resident Arrested for Tampering with Political Sign

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Police have arrested township resident Richard Jensen for tampering with a political sign.

The incident occurred on Thursday, Oct. 25 in the area of Roycebook Road and Burnet Lane, according to Chief Darren Powell.

Jensen, 62, faces charges of theft of moveable property. The lawn sign that was tampered with was for Republican Township Committee candidates Councilman Shawn ...


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