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Police & Fire

May 17, 2022

HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – No one was hurt when a fire broke out at a transfer station on Tuesday, but hundreds of individual-size bottles of hand sanitizer were left strewn along Jersey Avenue in its wake. It took firefighters about three hours to control the fire that started at Solterra Recycling ...

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EDISON, NJ – Each municipal police department in Middlesex County, plus several other law enforcement groups and departments on a county and national level, will be represented at a career fair Tuesday, May 24. Representatives from the FBI, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, the State ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 45-year-old city man is facing attempted murder and other charges in connection with a shooting incident last month. Almein Archer is also facing aggravated assault and weapons charges for a shooting that occurred on April 30, according to a press release from New Brunswick ...

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ – A borough man has been charged in connection with vandalizing a mural depicting refugees and immigrants in the community. Thomas Santo, 54, has been charged with bias intimidation and criminal mischief for what police said is the actual physical defacement of the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 50-year-old city woman suffered non-life-threatening wounds after being shot early this morning. Police responded to a report of a shooting on Saturday, April 30 at about 1:30 a.m. at a residence on the 100 block of Comstock Street, according to statement posted on New ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- After Michelle Lodzinski reported that her five-year-old son Timothy Wiltsey vanished from a Sayreville carnival in 1991, detectives embarked on a decades-long investigation until a family member identifies a key piece of evidence pointing to a potential suspect. An all-new ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP (SOMERSET), NJ – Two Highland Park residents have been charged in connection with the February hit-and-run death of a New Brunswick woman, according to authorities. Raulito Peralta, 22, has been charged with second-degree leaving the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident, ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A 26-year-old New Brunswick man is facing charges after police say they found him passed out behind the wheel of a car parked on a sidewalk early Sunday morning in Hoboken. Around 2:40 a.m., Police Officer Bianca Arroyo and Police Officer Nicholas Protopapadakis were dispatched to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers University Police Department is investigating the theft of catalytic converters cut from vehicles parked at Douglass Campus in New Brunswick and Busch Campus in Piscataway. Police said catalytic converters were stolen from vehicles parked in the following ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Three New Brunswick men and one male juvenile are facing charges stemming from reported paintball gun attacks near Railroad Avenue and Feaster Park. Angel Cruz and Jose Perez-Leyva, both 18, and Pedro Vasquez-Toribio, 19 have been charged with aggravated assault, possession ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Jeff Howard has burst into burning buildings and dashed into danger many times during his almost 10 years as a member of the New Brunswick Fire Department. Nothing – not even serving a year in Iraq as an active member of the National Guard – prepared him for the moment a ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – A concrete delivery truck overturned on Stelton Road in Piscataway on Tuesday, closing all lanes in both directions at Exit 5 for Route 287 at the start of the afternoon commute. Piscataway Police issued a traffic alert via the Swiftreach Network at 3:43 p.m. advising motorists ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – More details have emerged about the New Brunswick man police are seeking in connection with stabbing death of another New Brunswick man. Adan Santiago-Feria, who is facing first-degree murder, third-degree possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose and other charges, was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police have issued an advisory after paintballs and BBs have been fired from passing cars at pedestrians near French Street and near Easton Avenue. In an advisory released Monday, police said the shots may have come from a gray or silver Toyota or Nissan Sedan.  Police ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are searching for a suspect in the early morning stabbing death of another man stemming from a fight over a stolen phone. Adan Santiago-Feria has been charged with first-degree murder and third-degree possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose after Rogelio ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are investigating an incident in which a man was punched twice in an apparent attempted robbery on Bishop Place near College Avenue. The incident reportedly happened on Sunday, April 17 at about 8:45 p.m., according to a safety alert from the Rutgers University Police ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers University Police Department is investigating another car theft on campus. A vehicle was stolen from Lot 103 on Livingston Campus, 61 Road 3 in Piscataway, according to a safety alert from Rutgers police. The car was stolen between Monday, April 11 at 5 p.m.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The New Brunswick Police Department is investigating the Tuesday shooting of a man near ALDI market on Zebra Way. A 24-year-old Piscataway man was treated at an area hospital for a gunshot wound to his lower leg, according to a statement from New Brunswick police. Officers ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The New Brunswick Police Department is investigating an incident in which four people were struck with projectiles, possibly from an airsoft or toy blaster gun. The victims were walking near the intersection of George and Bayard streets at about 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 9 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police say a 55-year-old Brown Mills man is facing charges after he attempted to lure a 13-year-old girl. Kenneth Amy is facing one count of second-degree luring/enticing a child by various means and one count of second-degree attempted sexual assault, according to a press ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The New Brunswick Police Department is investigating a carjacking incident that was reported to have occurred near Bishop and Neilson streets. A gray 2000 Toyota Camry with New York license plate KFV2960 was taken and drove away toward Paul Robeson Boulevard, according to an ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Three city men have been arrested and charged in connection with a robbery in which a machete was reportedly used to take a cell phone and a wallet. Ceferino Victoria-Pelaez, Eduardo Funez, and Sergio Herrera-Guiterrez, all from New Brunswick, are facing charges stemming from ...

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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 new enforcement campaign: UDrive. UText. UPay. Beginning April 1 and running through the end of the month, the high visibility ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are investigating an incident where a machete was used in a robbery that reportedly occurred on Harvey Street near Somerset Street last week. The New Brunswick Police Department said a man told authorities that on Thursday, March 24, three men approached him at about ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As part of standards and procedures that have been enacted throughout the years, the New Brunswick Police Department has been re-accredited, reaffirming the department’s adherence to the finest law enforcement standards in the nation. Accreditation involves a set of 112 ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – A 24-year-old New Brunswick woman is facing charges after police say they found 450 bags of heroin during a traffic stop – thanks to the help of a police dog. Holly Saeger has been charged with “numerous violations, as well as narcotic offenses,” according to a press release ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with a home invasion that occurred Sunday, March 13 near Delafield and Courtland streets. Michael Bryant, 21, of New Brunswick, and Anthony Blakey Jr., 23, of South Brunswick have been charged with burglary and robbery, ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A New Brunswick man was killed in a car crash on Route 1 on Saturday, March12, according to the South Brunswick Police Department.  The identity of the man has not been released, and police are still investigating the crash. At 12:42 a.m., the 40-year-old New Brunswick ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 28-year-old New Brunswick man has been charged in connection with an alleged burglary of the post office on Rutgers’ Douglass campus. Jahmier Willard has been charged with theft, possession of burglar’s tools, criminal mischief and criminal trespass, according to a ...

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