Another 4-Way Stop Zone Effective Friday, and Other Traffic Updates

August 9, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Police Division issued an advisory on Thursday about a four-way stop zone that will become effective at Pemberton and Kenyon avenues on Friday, Aug. 10.  The intersection at Randolph Road and Kenyon Avenue became a multi-way stop intersection on July 13.

Other intersections that have recently had the four-way stop signs installed include:

Leland ...

North Plainfield Police Seeks Assistance Identifying Shoplifting Suspect


NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The North Plainfield Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is seeking help in identifying the pictured suspect who was observed shoplifting at the Quick Chek. If you have any information on this suspect, please contact Det Fowler at 908-769-2937. You can also remain anonymous by emailing tips@npmail.org. 




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Multiple Vehicle Accident Closes Route 22 Near Westfield

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — A multiple vehicle accident on  US-22 and Lawrence Avenue in Mountainside closed Route 22 in both directions on Wednesday around 12:30 p.m.

According to a 12:28 p.m. report from the Breaking News Network, there were multiple injuries reported with possible entrapments. Hazmat was requested to the scene. 

Route 22 will ...

Police Make Quick Arrest in One of Two Unrelated Shootings

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield police are currently investigating two shooting that occurred this week, including one just last night. On July 19th At approximately 4:55 pm, Plainfield Police Officers responded to the 600 block of Berckman Street regarding shots fired. Upon arrival they located shell casings in the area but no victim. Shortly thereafter, an area hospital reported that a 27 year ...

NJSACOP to Assess Plainfield Police; Public Comment Welcome

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will examine all aspects of the Plainfield Police Division’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services on July 22, according to Public Safety Director Carl N. Riley.

“Verification by the team that the Plainfield Police Division meets the ...

Police Investigators Seek Public’s Help in Fatal Crash

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Police Department and Middlesex County Prosecutors Office are looking for the public’s help in the July 4, 2018 fatal motorcycle accident that killed 28 year-old Jessica Montes of Piscataway.

According to police, the accident occurred at approximately 4:50am as the vehicle Montes was a passenger lost control and crashed on New Brunswick ...

Dunellen Man Arrested in Plainfield for Obstruction, Resisting Arrest

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Officers from the Plainfield Police Division responded to a report of a disorderly person at a business in the 100 block of Watchung Avenue on Thursday around 10:50 a.m.

According to a press release from Plainfield Police, officers observed a customer actively involved in a dispute inside the establishment with an employee upon their arrival.

When the customer observed the ...

Plainfield Man arrested on burglary charges

GREEN BROOK, N.J. – Plainfield resident Khiry Moody, age 28, of Sumner Avenue, was arrested and charged with burglary by the Somerset County Prosector. Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Green Brook Township Chief of Police Samuel Caramela made the announcement today.

According to the ...

Plainfield Man Faces Weapons Charges After Manville Fight

MANVILLE, NJ – Two suspects face weapons charges in the wake of a large fight and shooting on June 23 in the vicinity of Foxtails Lounge on South Street.

Rashir Abner, 31, of Hamilton Street, Bound Brook and  Najee McCoy, 30 of West 5th Street, Plainfield, have each been charged with 2nd Degree Unlawful Possession of a Handgun and 2nd degree Certain Persons Not to Possess a Handgun.

Man Drowns in Apparent Accident at Duke Island Park on July 4

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A 52-year-old New York man drowned in the Raritan River near Duke Island Park Wednesday in what appeared to be an accident, according to a release from Bridgewater Township Police.

Fermin Franco was pronounced dead shortly after midnight July 5 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Somerset.

According to police, at about 4:04 p.m. Wednesday, officers ...

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