Other NJ News

Police Nab Franklin Suspect, 70, on Child Porn Charges

488a9271465a8c3e0a59_sompixscpokollmer.jpg
Kent Kollmer, 70, of Norris Road, in the Somerset section of Franklin Township, faces child pornography charges after he was arrested at his home on Feb. 23 Credits: Courtesy Somerset County Prosecutor's Office
488a9271465a8c3e0a59_sompixscpokollmer.jpg

                                                                                   

A 70-year-old Franklin Township man faces charges of child pornography possession and endangering the welfare of a child following an investigation by the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office Special Investigations/Computer Crimes Unit, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Kent Kollmer, 70, of Norris Road, in the Somerset section of Franklin Township was arrested at his home on Feb. 23.

Sign Up for E-News

Robertson provided the following account:

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children determined that Kollmer had uploaded sexually explicit images of children under the age of 18 via the internet and notified the Somerset County Prosecutor''s Office.  An investigation was initiated, confirming Kollmer had uploaded and downloaded sexually explicit images/videos of children under the age of 18.

Detectives from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office, along with Special Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the New Jersey State Police and the Franklin Township Police Department, executed a search warrant at the defendant’s residence.

As a result of the search, defendant Kollmer was found to be in possession of child pornographic images. Detectives seized multiple digital devices for further computer forensic examination.

Kollmer was arrested without incident at his residence, and he was charged with 3rd degree, endangering the welfare of a child and 3rd degree, possession of child pornography.  After processing, he was lodged in the Somerset County Jail in Somerville pending a detention hearing.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Milltown/Spotswood

Rutgers Hikes Tuition, Student Fees for 2018-2019 Academic Year

July 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than this past school year.

Student housing will increase 1.9 percent, and ...

Somerville: Gallery Hosts Photo Society's 90th Anniversary Exhibit

July 14, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Arts on Division is presenting “Visions of Raritan Photographic Society – A Celebration of 90 years” from Thursday, July 19 to Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018 at the Gallery on Division, 15B Division Street.

The Raritan Photographic Society, founded in 1929, is the oldest photography club in New Jersey. The exhibit celebrates the organization's 90 years ...

Upcoming Events

Wed, July 25, 7:30 PM

Chatham United Methodist Church, Chatham

Masterwork’s Summer Sings Conclude with Verdi ...

Carousel_image_0a79b254f45583c80861_048

Wed, August 22, 8:30 AM

American Legion Post 253, Spotswood

Bus Trip to AC Air Show

Giving Back Other

Wed, August 22, 8:30 AM

American Legion Post 253, Spotswood

Bus Trip to AC Air Show

Murphy Administration Takes Action to Help Smokers Quit

July 17, 2018

 

TRENTON, NJ – The Murphy administration on Monday announced new steps to help New Jersey Medicaid recipients quit using tobacco by making it easier to receive tobacco cessation medications and counseling.

“Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in New Jersey, leading to chronic lung disease, heart disease, stroke and cancer,” said New ...

Westfield to Hold 3-Day ‘AddamsFest’ Celebrating Charles Addams and His Creations This Fall

July 14, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — It’s creepy. It’s kooky. And it’s taking over Westfield from Oct 26 to 28. AddamsFest, a town-wide celebration honoring Westfield native Charles Addams and his most famous creations, The Addams Family, will be a destination event this fall with family-friendly activities, lectures, exhibits and film screenings, the town announced Thursday.

Watch the ...

People I've Known and Been: Little by Little by Rich Little

People I've Known and Been: Little by Little by Rich Little (Dog Ear Publishing, 2015)

 

Rich Little is a national treasure; a living encyclopedia of movie stars, comedians, and former presidents all wrapped into one dynamic package. Recently, my husband and I had the good fortune to see Little perform at the Tropicana in Las Vegas, where he has been doing his uncanny ...

Lucia, Lucia by Adriani Trigiani

Lucia, Lucia by Adriana Trigiani (Ballentine Books, 2003)

 

If a summer romance novel is what you are craving to read as you sit by the pool or beach, Adriana Trigiani's Lucia, Lucia is a perfect choice. Set in 1950 New York City, the novel is about a young woman, Lucia Sartori, who is determined to have a career and be able to support herself, an unusual choice for a girl who was ...