Police & Fire

September 16, 2019

MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Police Department is conducting training this week from Monday through Friday, September 20. Residents should expect an increased police presence in the area of 133 South Main Street and the American Legion Pavilion.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Residents should avoid Crescent Avenue until further notice according to the Spotswood Police Department as downed power lines are addressed by utility crews.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough residents should avoid the area of Crescent Avenue near Brunswick Avenue on Wednesday evening. Power lines are down in that area and the roadway is closed. The Spotswood Police Department does not have an estimated time as to when the roadway will be reopened. Residents are ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Police Department is warning borough residets to be wary of paving scammers. If any resident is approaced by a gypsy or traveling paving company, the MPD asks the resident to contact the department by telephoning 732-828-1100.

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Ice Cream Depot is back to dishing out ice cream after closing late Sunday evening when the roof partially collapsed on a neighboring building. The roof on the building on South Main Street next to the Milltown Ice Cream Depot used to house Mr. A's Quality Cleaners.

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A GoFund Me page has been set up to help a township family whose home was destroyed by a fire on Saturday evening. The fire of the house on Kory Drive is not considered to be suspicious, but is currently under investigation by the South Brunswick Fire Marshal. All three ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - As borough students waited on their bus stops to start the first full week of school this morning, they had a little company. Helmetta Mayor Chris Slavicek and Spotswood Police Chief Michael Zarro along with officers from the Spotswood Police Department hopped on board the Back to ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - A gas leak on Nancy Avenue is currently being addressed by PSE&G. The Spotswood Police Department and the Spotswood Fire Department are on the scene. Residents in the area may smell a strong natural gas odor on Nancy Avenue and on the surrounding streets. The Spotswood Police ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Detours and road closures continue in the borough on Thursday, August 29. Vaughn Road is currently closed due to gas line repairs. Residents should plan an alternate route. A section of Burlington Road is also closed off near Vaughn Road. Manalapan Road is closed in both ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Residents will want to plan alternate routes when traveling through the borough on Wednesday, August 28 due to road closures and detours. The Spotswood Police Department is alerting drivers to avoid Main Street west of the Devoe Avenue intersection. Westbound traffic is going to be ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Water service has been shut off by the Spotswood Utility Department to residents living on Easton Avenue between Jensen Avenue and Old Stage Road. The shut off is temporary. PSE&G has been working in that area this week with gas line replacements.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The ongoing utility work from PSE&G is causing road closures to start the work week of the final week of August. The Spotswood Police Department is reporting road closures along Brunswick Avenue between Burlington Avenue and Crescent Avenue. Residents are advised to plan ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ --A South River couple was killed on Sunday night, August 11 in a collision with an East Brunswick fire chief on Old Bridge Turnpike. The crash occurred around 7:30 P.M and the couple was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, where they later died.

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Jamesburg man was arrested late Thursday in connection with a fatal hit-and-run on Cranbury Road and Davidson Road in South Brunswick on Thursday evening. The accident occurred shorty before 9 p.m. and resulted in the closing of the intersection and a section of Cranbury ...

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HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Police Department has canceled the National Night Out festivities scheduled for tonight from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Municipal Complex due to the threat of inclement weather. Forecasts for Tuesday, August 6 include the potential for heavy downpours and ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Police Department will be taking part in the 36th anniversary of National Night Out, which began in 1984 as a way to strengthen the bonds between the community and the police in their unified fight against crime on Tuesday, August 6 from 6 p.m to 9 p.m. in the parking ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Department of Public Work will be replacing manhole covers along Devoe Avenue between Pine Street and Walnut Street on Thursday until 3 p.m. That section of Devoe Avenue will be closed. Residents are advised to plan an alternate route and expect delays in that area today.

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HELMETTA, NJ - Monday's strong storms plunged the borough into darkness with a power outage that stretched into Tuesday. With JCP&L telling Helmetta Mayor Chris Slavicek that the outage may go into Wednesday as crews assess and repair the damage, Slavicek threw residents a Power Pizza Party ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - The borough's extended power outage may continue through Wednesday according to a Nixle advisory released by the Spotswood Police Department. JCP&L is currently working on the power outage that hit the borough as a result of Monday evening's storms. The outage may continue for an ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Mark the calendars for the Spotswood PBA's fourth annual Pig Roast on Saturday, September 7 at 3 p.m. at the Maple Street Pavilion in Helmetta. This family-friendly event includes music, food, beer and raffles. Tickets are $40 for adults. Kids under 12 years of age are free. All ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Milltown officers will be on patrol this summer as always, helping to keep the borough safe. However, officers will also be keeping an eye out for kids of all ages who are "doing the right thing" over summer vacation. Positive choices for younger kids, tweens and teens include ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - A project by Middlesex County on the culvert located along Main Street will begin on or around July 22. The project is estimated to take approximately 240 days and will impact traffic along the roadway. While the project is ongoing, Main Street will be reduced to a single lane of ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - A paving project along Erickson Avenue in Monroe will cause traffic detours along Walker Avenue and Lettau Drive on Wednesday according to the Spotswood Police Department. Erickson Avenue will be closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 10. Detour signs will be posted. The Spotswood ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Mark the calendars for National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the borough's Municipal Complex. The Spotswood Police Department will be taking part in the 36th anniversary of National Night Out, which began in 1984 as a way to strengthen the bonds between ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Residents should avoid the eastbound lane along Manalapan Road on Tuesday. Traffic delays are anticipated by the Spotswood Police Department as road work is causing a closure near Maiden Lane as well as the eastbound lane on the roadway. The closure will be in effect until further ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The borough is currently hiring for a range of positions within the Spotswood Police Department, the Department of Public Works and the Emergency Medical Services. The SPD is really in need of substitute crossing guards. This part-time position pays $12.35 an hour. Interested ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - The Spotswood Police Department is cautioning drivers on Wednesday, June 19 to use caution when driving along Main Street in the borough. Due to Tuesday's heavy rain, flood conditions remain in the area along Main Street near the Streamside Apartments.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Residents and commuters should avoid the area of Milltown Road between Ryders Lane and Harts Lane on Tuesday evening. A motor vehicle accident has caused the closure of that portion of Milltown Road according to the East Brunswick Police Department. Downed power lines and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced the arrest of a Spotswood man on June 18 in connection with an incident that occurred on June 16 where an explosive device was ignited in Jamesburg at the Tall Tree Apartments. Carey made the announcement Tuesday along with ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department issued an advisory on June 17, warning residents of a coyote sighting near Heavenly Farms Park on Dunhams Corner Road. In January, the Spotswood Police Department issued a similar warning to borough residents after a coyote was spotted in ...

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