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Second man charged in fatal drag racing hit and run

October 12, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A second man has been arrested in connection with the fatal accident in which a New Brunswick vice principal was struck and killed by one of several drivers who authorities say were drag racing on Stelton Road in Piscataway last Saturday.

Sohjah Powell-Warner, 21, of Piscataway, who was identified as managing a Facebook page and Instagram account for the car club "78 ...

Piscataway Man Charged in Drag Race that Killed New Brunswick Vice Principal

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 21-year-old  Piscataway man was charged in the hit-and-run accident in which a New Brunswick vice principal was struck and killed during what authorities said was a bunch of drivers drag racing in Piscataway.

Freddy S. Garcia was arrested Thursday and charged with first-degree aggravated manslaughter in the death of Tyrone Harrison, 49, of Somerset, Middlesex ...

New Brunswick High School Vice-Principal Killed By Drag Racer in Piscataway

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A New Brunswick High School vice principal was killed this weekend when he was struck by a car that was involved in a drag race in Piscataway, authorities said.

Police are searching for the driver of a 2003 Honda Accord who fled the scene.

Tyrone Harrison, 49 of Somerset, was walking from the Edison train station to a relative’s house ...

Fatal Hit and Run in Piscataway; Drag Racers Sought

PISCATAWAY, NJ — Police investigators are looking for the driver of a car that hit and killed a Somerset man in Piscataway on Saturday night, said Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Scott Cartmell of the Piscataway Police Department.

Tyrone Harrison, 49 a vice principal at New Brunswick High School was walking along Stelton Road near Ethel Road from the Edison Train ...

Ex-FBI Agent Admits Photographing Woman in Dressing Room

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A former FBI agent will be placed on probation after admitting in court today he took photographs of a 22-year-old woman while she was in store dressing room, authorities said.

Danuel S. Brown, 30, of Piscataway, pleaded guilty to a single count of fourth-degree invasion of privacy for the July incident in an Edison store, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said ...

Piscataway DPW Foreman Swims to Rescue Motorist from Flood Waters

PISCATAWAY, NJ – A Piscataway DPW foreman is being hailed as a hero for helping a stranded motorist to safety in flood waters along Possumtown Road during last Thursday’s rain storms.

According to a Monday news release, Michael Mosier, a long-time township employee “swam into shoulder deep flood waters to rescue a middle-aged woman trapped in her nearly submerged car near a ...

Flooding Snarls Morning Traffic in Piscataway

PISCATAWAY, NJ – It was slow going for many Piscataway commuters Thursday morning as overnight rains brought heavy flooding issues along major thoroughfares, causing rush hour detours and delays.

Police officials issued multiple travel alerts via the SwiftReach Networks with road closures at South Randolphville and Sidney Roads, and along Possumtown Road from the Middlesex Boro border to ...

Piscataway Man Sentenced to 18 Years for Identity Theft

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Hakim Nelson, 32, of Piscataway was sentenced to serve 18 years in a New Jersey State Prison for stealing the identity of two victims and pocketing over $25,000 for his own personal use, said Middlesex County Prosecutor, Andrew C. Carey. 

According to a Monday news release, Nelson was sentenced Sept. 7 in Middlesex County Superior ...


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