Police & Fire

April 27, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A New Brunswick man and another individual are facing additional charges in connection with the March 21 murder of a Somerset man. Demond Gray, 43, of New Brunswick, and Katura Williams, 40, of Sayreville were charged and served with complaints Monday for one count of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The family of a taxi driver who was shot and killed by a stray bullet last week has started a GoFundMe page to help pay for his funeral expenses. Delfino Aparicio-López, 46, was giving a passenger a ride near the area of Handy Street and Robeson Boulevard at about 4:35 p.m.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 35-year-old city woman has been charged with shooting and killing a man while he was driving his car on Monday. Rhadisha Maurasse has been charged with one count of first-degree murder, one count of second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon and one count of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are investigating the death of a man who was shot while driving his vehicle on Monday afternoon. Police did not release the name of the man who they found dead in the area of Handy Street and Robeson Boulevard at about 4:35 p.m., according to a press release from ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A woman told police that a man grabbed her buttocks before running away near the area of Senior and Wyckoff streets. The woman yelled at him and said she was calling the police as he ran, according to an alert released by New Brunswick Police late Saturday night. Police ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police said they are still trying to determine how a 21-year-old New Brunswick woman lost control of her 2013 Nissan Rogue and struck three other vehicles. Ceidy Antunez was pronounced dead at the scene by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital paramedics, according to a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone, Chief Rick Abrams of the Highland Park Police Department, and Director Anthony Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department announce today that two people have been arrested and charged for their involvement in the theft of over ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Earlier today, a distracted driver crashed his vehicle into a tractor-trailer on Route 1 and shredded the roof off of the passenger side of the vehicle. South Brunswick Police Officer Brian Kim responded to the emergency call at 8:41 A.M. No one was injured in the accident, ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Scott T. Miller, 40, of Somerset, has been arrested and charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child in the second degree. Miller was a basketball coach with the Central Jersey Havoc Basketball Club, a club for male and female student athletes, but recently left the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Law enforcement officers from the New Brunswick Police Department will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey's enforcement campaign, UDrive. UText. UPay. The high visibility law enforcement initiative will target motorists who engage in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police have charged a 43-year-old New Brunswick man with murder following an emergency call to the Farrington Inn in North Brunswick. Desmond Gray was arrested Sunday and charged with one count of first-degree murder, according to a press release from Middlesex County ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – City officials have identified the man who died in a house fire at 263 Delavan St. on Saturday. Thomas Sims, 61, a resident of that address, was found deceased by firefighters in the basement. The preliminary investigation suggests his death was a result of a fire, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A fire that roared through a home on Delavan Street on Saturday night has left one person dead. Officials have not confirmed the victim’s identity, a spokesman for the city said. The fire started shortly after 6 p.m., with intense flames that forced the evacuation of a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 30-year-old New Brunswick man is facing carjacking and other charges stemming from an incident that occurred last week on Hamilton Street. Bryan Gomez has been charged with carjacking, unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a handgun for an unlawful purpose and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An armed robbery and carjacking occurred early this morning in the area of Hamilton Street, according to a statement released by the New Brunswick Police Department. The victim was approached in his vehicle by what the police describe as a light-skin male with a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – There's a lot more to equipping the members of the New Brunswick Police Department with body cameras than attaching an $800 gadget to their chests. The expense to store the video captured by the cameras and hire personnel to manage the catalog drives the price tag to equip ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - In the past four months, seven catalytic converters have been stolen off of cars in South Brunswick Township as similar thefts have been on the rise in the state. South Brunswick Police are alerting residents to be cautious of their vehicles and to report any suspicious ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,  NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Anthony A. Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department announced today that a Bound Brook man has been charged and arrested for the murder of Jose Medero, 51, of New Brunswick.   John Santanna, 20, of Bound Brook was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK  - Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Anthony A. Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department announced today that authorities are investigating a fatal shooting in the area of Seaman Street and Remsen Avenue. At approximately 1:18 A.M., while on patrol, New ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are investigating an early morning carjacking and aggravated assault that reportedly occurred Sunday near French and Paterson streets. The victim reported that following a verbal dispute with a group of unidentified men in a different township, his vehicle was followed ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 19-year-old Franklin man has been charged murder in connection with the Sept. 13 shooting at a party on Delafield Street that left two dead and seven injured. Jeron Pitt was arrested and charged Friday with two counts of first-degree murder, one count of first-degree ...

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SOUTH RIVER — Lawmakers are paying respects to a South River native who was killed during the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Slain Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick was given the distinction of lying in honor in the building's Rotunda on Wednesday. “Our promise to Brian's family is that we ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police have issued a crime alert, asking city residents for help in finding a male who is suspected in an attempted home invasion in the area of Delafield Street and Central Avenue. According to the alert, issued at 11:51 p.m. Wednesday, police are looking for a Hispanic male ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The New Brunswick Police Department is investigating an attempted abduction that occurred on Easton Avenue just before midnight today. A woman told authorities that while walking along the 150 block of Easton Avenue, a red 4-door pickup truck pulled alongside her, and the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A series of stickers posted on local streets in support of a white supremacist group were removed this week and later condemned by the authorities, who said they are investigating. Officials with the Union County Prosecutor’s Office said investigators are aware of materials found ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A GoFundMe page set up to help pay the funeral fees for a man stabbed to death on Saturday has raised more than $20,000 in three days. Segun Thomas, 62, of the Somerset section of Franklin Township, was found stabbed to death on Jan. 16 in a common stairwell of a multi-use ...

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ - East  Brunswick's Truck Company 809 and Rescue 804 joined the New Brunswick Fire Department three alarm fire in the borough of South River beginning around 11:30 on Tuesday night. The blaze tore through The Spa at Little River, located in an historic building on Old Bridge ...

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CRANBURY, NJ - Several local fire departments responded to a warehouse fire in Cranbury on Tuesday night, the cause of which is currently under investigation by the Middlesex County Prosecutor. The fire departments included those from East Brunswick, Edison, Monroe, East Windsor, and West ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers Police are searching for a man who allegedly touched a woman’s buttocks with his hand before fleeing on his bicycle down College Avenue on Sunday. The woman, who is affiliated with Rutgers, said she was walking on Bishop Place between College Avenue and George Street ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Anthony A. Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department announced today that a city man has been arrested and charged with the fatal stabbing of his neighbor. Noel Rosado, 34, of New Brunswick, has been charged with ...

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