Paintball Attack Blocks Away From Rutgers Campus, Police Say

February 13, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A group of so-called Rutgers affiliates were attacked with paintballs several blocks away from campus on Monday evening, authorities said.

The victims were walking through the area of Bristol Street between Guilden and Delafield Streets at around 6 p.m. on Feb. 12, when they were attacked with paintballs, according to a university-wide statement from the Rutgers police ...

New Brunswick Off-Duty Cop Charged in Bar Fight Near Rutgers Campus

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A New Brunswick cop has been charged in connection with a fight at a popular college hang-out, authorities announced on Feb. 8.

While off duty, Anthony Jones, a New Brunswick police officer, was involved in a scuffle while inside the Golden Rail Tavern on Easton Ave., on Jan. 21, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey.

The bar, adjacent to the College ...

New Brunswick High School Fight Caught on Camera

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A fight between several New Brunswick high school students was captured on camera by a local student and posted to social media.

The 11 second video depicts a group of students engaged in a brawl. One student can be seen pummeling another student in the head, while that student is curled in a fetal position, according to the video.

Another student can be seen laying on ...

Two New Brunswick Men Nabbed With Heroin, Cocaine, Police Say

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two New Brunswick men were among four arrested on drug charges following a motor vehicle stop in East Brunswick on Feb 2, according to a statement from police. 

Carlo Severino-Salazar, 19, and Tatiana Garcia-Hidalgo, 18, both of New Brunswick and David Natal, 31 of North Brunswick and Donnie Dotson, 47 of Trenton, all face charges of heroin and ...

New Brunswick Police Nab Suspected Burglar, Car Thief

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Authorities arrested the man believed to responsible for the burglary of two New Brunswick homes and the theft of a car, police announced on Sunday, Feb. 4.

The suspect, Kenneth McNeil, a 49-year-old homeless man, was arrested Sunday morning on Seaman Street, according to a statement from New Brunswick Police Capt. JT Miller.

Over the course of a week and a half, McNeil ...

Burglary, Car Theft Suspect Sought by New Brunswick Police

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police say they’re looking for a suspect believed to be involved in a pair of burglaries this past week, according to New Brunswick police.

The suspect broke into the two residences and stole a number of items before taking off, according to the Feb. 2 statement from Capt. JT Miller, a spokesperson for the New Brunswick Police Department.

In at least one of the ...

Car Strikes Rutgers Frat House Early This Weekend, RU Officials Say

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A car crashed into a Rutgers University fraternity house early Friday morning, university officials confirmed Monday afternoon.

At around 10:30 a.m. on Friday, the car went into the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity house​, 106 College Ave​., according to Rutgers spokesperson Neal Buccino.

The car had been traveling towards Huntington Street when it was struck on the side ...

Snow This Monday to Put a Damper on Pleasant Weekend Weather

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - ​P​ut milk, eggs and bread on this weekend’s grocery shopping list.

Forecasts are calling for snow Monday night into Tuesday morning​ in New Brunswick​. How much? Hard to tell at the moment.

But weather forecasters are tracking a cold front moving up the East Coast, according to Lance Franck, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service’s regional office ...

New Brunswick Student Faces Criminal Charges Following School Lockdown

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A male teenager from New Brunswick is facing criminal charges in connection with a two-hour lockdown of the city high school on Jan. 19, police said.

The suspect, a 16-year-old high school student, faces charges of terrorist threats and creating ​a ​false public alarm, according to a statement from police spokesperson Capt. JT Miller. The statement does not include ...

Lockdown Lifted at New Brunswick High School

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The New Brunswick High School was locked down for two hours following reports of a weapon brought into the school, police officials said.

School officials locked down the building at 9:20 a.m. once reports surfaced that someone might have brought in a weapon, according to Capt. JT Miller, a spokesperson for the New Brunswick Police Department.

Police officers swept the ...

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