Police & Fire

May 18, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Tennessee woman who gave birth over the weekend on the side of the New Jersey Turnpike has been treated and released from Saint Peter’s University Hospital. Keericka Thomas and her baby girl were taken to Saint Peter’s after New Jersey State Troopers helped deliver the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are investigating a shooting that has left a 27-year-old New Brunswick man in critical condition. New Brunswick Police responded to the vicinity of the Tov Manor Apartments near 99 Phelps Ave. at about 8:59 p.m. Sunday night, according to a press release from Middlesex ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City police have issued a missing child alert for a 16-year-old boy. The New Brunswick Police Department is seeking help in locating Jadon Carattini. He is described as white, 5 feet 7 and 160 pounds. He was last seen in Buccleuch Park. If you have information that ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City police have issued missing children alerts for a girl and a boy. Aliyah Aaron and Daniel Dominguez were last seen on John Street. According to the New Brunswick Police Department's alert, Aaron is Hispanic, stands 4 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 115 pounds. She was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A city man wanted in the stabbing death of his brother turned himself into police this morning. Roberto Lopez, 33, of New Brunswick, turned himself in to authorities at the New Brunswick Police Department at approximately 8:30 a.m., according to a press release from Middlesex ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A GoFundMe page set up to help pay for the funeral expenses of a Rutgers student whose body was found in a pond last week has raised close to $10,000. Yasir Williams, 21, a School of Arts and Sciences junior, was reported missing by a family member after he left his East ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two more New Brunswick residents have turned up on the attorney general's list of New Jerseyans who have violated Gov. Phil Murphy's executive orders. Jose Gonzalez, 20, and Gildaro Flores-Mendez, 30, were charged on Sunday, April 12, by the Seaside Park Police with defiant ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Another city man has ended up on state officials' daily list of violators of Gov. Phil Murphy's COVID-19 executive orders. Nathaniel Brown, 44, has been charged by the New Brunswick Police Department with fourth-degree misuse of the 911 system and violating the emergency ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city's police department has adopted new safeguards in response to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. All civilian fingerprinting, not required by law or statute, will be suspended. Magan's Law registrants must still be fingerprinted as per their court orders. Megan's Law ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 19-year-old man who was shot on College Avenue has declined to cooperate with detectives, according to a press release from the city police. The man was shot at about 9:30 p.m. on Sunday near the 100 block of College Avenue. The man, a New Brunswick resident, was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A man was shot Sunday night while walking near College Avenue and Senior Street, according to Rutgers Police Chief Kenneth Cop. The victim, who is not affiliated with the university, was shot at about 9:18 p.m., according to a press release from Rutgers Police. The man, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 33-year-old New Brunswick was struck and killed while standing on the shoulder of the New Jersey Turnpike early Saturday. Francisco J. Cespedes-Garcia was outside his vehicle on the northbound side of the Edison section of the Turnpike when he was killed. According to a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -Two babies were found dead at a recycling facility on Industrial Drive Wednesday morning, police say. New Brunswick Police responded to 12 Industrial Drive at 9:20 a.m. and recovered a deceased newborn, according to a press release from Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A teacher at the Sayreville Middle School was arrested Saturday on multiple charges involving the sexual assault of a minor. John M. Denuto, 43, of Spotswood was arrested and charged with one count of sexual assault in the second degree, one count of endangering the welfare ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are investigating an incident Thursday in which a pedestrian was struck and killed in Sayreville on Thursday. The man, whose identity has not been verified, was pronounced dead at the scene at about 8 p.m., according to a press release from Middlesex County Acting ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Jamesburg man has pleaded guilty for his involvement in a crash that killed a 25-year-old man who was driving his motorcycle on Aug. 8, 2019. Peter Prete, 58, the operator of the car, pleaded guilty Friday to knowingly leaving the scene of a motor vehicle crash resulting in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Michael Anestis, a public health psychologist and expert on firearms and suicide risk, has been appointed as executive director of the New Jersey Center on Gun Violence Research led by Rutgers University. Anestis, an associate professor of psychology at the University of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police recovered an unidentified body from a wooded area in Old Bridge this afternoon. Old Bridge Police responded to the wooded area off Route 9, just south of Old Mill Road in Old Bridge at about 2:46 p.m., according to a press release from Middlesex County Acting ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Authorities are investigating a fire in Edison that claimed the lives of two people and a dog this afternoon. The victims, whose identities have not been confirmed, were discovered shortly after the fire which occurred in a duplex home on Jill Court at approximately 2:21 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two men from Middlesex Borough have been arrested and charged in connection to the arson and burglary of a commercial building in the Borough on Wednesday evening. Ryan Deahl,18, of Middlesex was arrested Thursday and charged with arson, conspiracy to commit arson, burglary ...

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WOODBRIDGE, N.J. - The victim of a garage fire on New Year's Day has been identified, Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Director Robert Hubner of the Woodbridge Police Department announced Thursday. Jedidiah Timm, 35, of the Fords section of Woodbridge has been ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The mother of a 17-year-old who has been missing since last week said she is hoping to soon be able to embrace her son - who she said has lived with mental illness for most of his life. Shaquila Walker said it has been difficult not knowing where her son, Yahyaa Trice, has ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - A 21-year-old city man died early this morning after being shot several times. Sharif Austin died from multiple gunshot wounds at about 12:20 a.m., according to a press release issued by Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Director Anthony A.

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EDISON, NJ — Television personality Rachael Ray and actor Denis Leary brought holiday cheer to township firefighters, honoring them this week for their community service with a special buffet luncheon at the Route 27 firehouse. The celebrity duo came bearing a holiday gift, announcing a $25,000 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Several members of the New Brunswick Police Department helped spread some holiday cheer Saturday morning at the 26th annual Holiday Festival For Children at the Suydam Street Reformed Church. Several of the officers got into the holiday spirit by wearing Santa Claus ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - State wildlife officials have set up cable restraint devices in hopes of capturing the coyote they believe attacked two people on Rutgers' Livingston campus over the past week. David Golden, who is the Director of the Division of Fish and Wildlife in the state's Department of ...

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EDISON NJ – A North Brunswick man is under arrest after allegedly leading police on a Veteran’s Day chase in a stolen sport utility vehicle on Route 1 into the Avenel section of Woodbridge where the vehicle struck a pickup and snapped apart a utility pole. During the pursuit, police said Ibe O.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Four New Brunswick residents who work at Broadway Respite and Home Care facility in East Brunswick are among those facing charges after police say two severely disabled individuals were physically abused at the facility in May. A grand jury returned an indictment Tuesday, ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY - A Woodbridge man has been charged with the murder of his roommate. Corne Dionisio, 33, was arrested Saturday and has been charged with first-degree murder, one count of aggravated assault in the second degree and two counts of  aggravated assault in the third degree in the ...

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JAMESBURG, NJ - Two bodies found in the ashes of a house fire were stabbed to death by a borough man, authorities said Friday. Jaree D. Kitchen, 21, has been arrested and charged with murder and aggravated arson in a fire at his father’s home on Sheridan Street on Wednesday, according to a press ...

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