Cocaine Found in Cupholder of Child's Car Seat; Two Suspects Arrested

March 28, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Two Perth Amboy men were arrested in Manville and charged with possession of three ounces of cocaine, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The cocaine was found in the cup holder of a child's car seat inside the truck occupied by both suspects, according to Robertson.

Rodolfo Romero-Rosa, 34, of Cornell Street, Perth Amboy, and Luis ...

Hilllsborough: Police Academy Hosts Program for High School Seniors


HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Somerset County Police Academy will host a community program for high school seniors on life after graduation, according to   Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson and Somerset County Police Academy Director Dr. Richard Celeste.

The program is open to all Somerset County high school seniors.

Many seniors will leave home and face new ...

Hillsborough: Somerset County Needs CERT Team Emergency Volunteers

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Somerset County municipalities are seeking volunteers to join their Community Emergency Response Teams.

An upcoming CERT training class is being held at the Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy, located at 402 Roycefield Road April 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 and 27 from 7 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, April 22 and 29, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Community Emergency ...

Somerville Man Struck by Hillsborough Motorist While Walking on Route 206 in Raritan

RARITAN, NJ - A Somerville man was struck by a vehicle while he was walking west across Route 206 in Raritan against the green traffic signal Monday evening, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police.

According to police, at about 9:43 p.m., Brian Saverino, 70, was struck by a 2010 Subaru Outback driven by Joyce Carmon, 60, of Hillsborough. 

Saverino, the report said, ...

Off-Duty Cop Shoots Burglary Suspect in Manville Residence



Traffic Stop Nets 11 Pounds of Marijuana and Two Suspects

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – An early-morning traffic stop in Warren led to the arrest of two suspects from West Virginia and the seizure of 11 pounds of marijuana, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Police arrested Lloyd M. Thatcher, 30, of Grant Avenue and Casey L. Dillow, of Palisades Drive, both located in Morganville, W. Va., according to Robertson, who ...

Somerville HS Students Design Commemorative Coin for Police Unity Tour

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A competitive project in an advanced communications design class at Somerville High School turned into a civics lesson for 22 students who worked under deadline constraints to design a two-sided commemorative coin.

This wasn’t a project that came from the pages of a workbook, nor was it part of the curriculum at the beginning of the school year.

Somerville ...

Shooting Suspect Surrenders to Police at Attorney's Office

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A Franklin Township man wanted in connection with a shooting in his neighborhood in January has turned himself in.

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertsond said that Jaki Hooks-Lewis, 20, who lives on Dewald Avenue surrendered to police Tuesday at his attorney’s Newark office.

One day after the shooting, Hooks-Lewis was charged with 2rd ...

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

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, 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 to ...

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 ...

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