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2 Firefighters Promoted to New Leadership Roles

March 21, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two firefighters with the New Brunswick Fire Department were promoted to new leadership roles this week.

Lieutenant Michael Dillon, who has served with the fire department since the year 2000, was promoted to the rank of Captain. And, firefighter Alexander Eristavi, a 23-year veteran of the fire department, was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.

Eristavi has ...

Man Grabs Woman Out of Car at Wal-Mart, Goes on Crime Spree

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A woman was forcibly removed from her car in the East Brunswick Wal-Mart parking lot on Sunday by a man who stole the vehicle and then committed a series of crimes in Woodbridge.

On March 12, 2019, detectives from both East Brunswick and Woodbridge Police Departments charged a Linden man with multiple crimes stemming from two incidents on March 10, 2019.   East ...

UPDATE: New Brunswick Police Locate Missing Youth

UPDATE: City police early on Friday announced that the missing youth had been located. No other details were released.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City police issued a plea for the public's help in finding a missing 14-year-old New Brunswick youth who was last seen on Tuesday.

Authorities say Otoniel Martinez-Ulloa was wearing a pink sweater, gray jacket and khakis the last time he was ...

Police 'Communication Cards' Help the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It happens when a driver who is hard of hearing suddenly sees the flashing lights from a police cruiser pulling him over. The driver stops, but can not understand the commands from an approaching officer, who may have stopped the car for burned-out tail lights, or because it matches a vehicle involved in a crime.

City police this week began issuing cards to help people who ...

Fire Destroys Monmouth Junction Home

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Heavy fire and smoky conditions and a filled basement proved to be a challenge for the South Brunswick Fire Department as a blaze engulfed a residence in Monmouth Junction yesterday afternoon.

At 3:45 p.m.  Monday, March 4, the Monmouth Junction Fire Department was dispatched to Q10 Quincy Circle for a structure fire. Monmouth Junction Fire Chief Scott Smith, ...

Senior Citizen Wearing "Make America Great Again" Cap Assaulted

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP - An 81-year-old man wearing a "Make America Great Again" baseball cap was assaulted while shopping inside an Elizabeth Street food store, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The assault took place on Monday, Feb. 25 at 3:24 p.m at the ShopRite supermarket, according to Robertson, when the victim was confronted about wearing the ...

Portion Of Route 535 To Be Closed For Work Week

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Police Department is reminding residents to plan an alternate route for Monday, February 25 and Tuesday, February 26.

A stretch of Route 535 between Ridge Road and Stults Road will continue to be closed to allow for repairs by Conrail at the rail crossing. Repairs began on Saturday, February 23 and are scheduled to continue through 5 a.m. on Tuesday, ...

SBPD Introduces Active Shooter and Preparedness Program

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Chief of Police Raymond Hayducka announced a new program Wednesday, aimed at educating and preparing community members for an active shooter situation.  The program, Active Shooter Awareness and Preparedness (ASAP), is set to launch on the one-year anniversary of the Parkland shooting and is the result of numerous discussions among business leaders, houses of worship, ...

Mother, Father, Son Arrested in Connection with Shooting Death

BOUND BROOK, NJ – A mother, father and their son, all borough residents, have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of an Old Bridge man Jan. 9 at their home on Farm Lane.

Ryan D. Keogh, 28, was arrested by investigators without incident Thursday morning at a residence on Madison Avenue in Manchester in Ocean County and has been charged with 1st degree Murder, 2nd degree ...


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