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Sayreville Police Assist in Child Porn Sting Operation; 8 Men and 1 Juvenile Charged

November 19, 2022

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone announced Friday that eight men and a juvenile have been charged for their involvement in multiple child pornography investigations as part of Operation Eagle Eye.

Ciccone said the juvenile male, whose name was withheld was the first to be arrested and charged on November 1. The eight men were later arrested ...

Sayreville Man Convicted of Brutal 2018 Murder of a Stranger

FREEHOLD, NJ – A Monmouth County Jury found Jamil Hubbard of Sayreville guilty of attacking and killing a stranger in Freehold in 2018 because the victim was white, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago announced Friday.

 

Following a nearly seven-week trial before Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Lourdes Lucas, the 30-year-old ...

Man Charged with Vehicular Homicide Following Crash in South River

SOUTH RIVER, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief Mark Tinitigan of the South River police department announced Friday that a Freehold man has been arrested and charged in connection with a fatal crash that occurred in South River on Oct. 15, 2022.

South River police responded to the intersection of Darrow Street and Virginia Street following the report of a crash.

Sayreville Police Find Dog Chained to Tree

SAYREVILLE, NJ — Sayreville Police reported Monday that they found a dog chained to a tree in a wooded area behind Lighthouse Lane in Harbor Club.

The police are asking residents who know the owner to contact Sayreville Police at 732-727-4444.

"We are going to need to speak with them," said police.

Perth Amboy Police Officer Honored at 29th Annual Blue Mass

NEWARK, NJ – Lieutenant David Formeza of the Perth Amboy police department was one of 10 officers who recently passed away due to COVID-19 honored at the 29th Annual Blue Mass on Nov. 3 at Newark's Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. The full list of officers includes:

Bloomfield Detective James Peri
Clifton Sergeant Robert Miller
Lieutenant ...

Sayreville Police Officer Honored by Ladies in Law Enforcement

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville police officer Crystina Burt was honored by the Ladies in Law Enforcement organization on Friday, Nov. 4, for being the first African American police officer in the Sayreville police department’s nearly 100-year history.

Officer Burt began her career in 2008 as a Hudson County Corrections Officer for eight years. Officer Burt was then hired in 2016 in ...

Sayreville Police Auxiliary Seeks Volunteers. Here's What's Involved...

SAYREVILLE, NJ - The Sayreville Police Auxiliary is currently looking for volunteers to join the organization. If you are 18 years or older, have a valid New Jersey driver's license, and can pass a criminal background check, the Sayreville Police Auxiliary would like you to submit an application. You must also be a Sayreville resident or live with 5 miles of the borough.

"This is ...

Juvenile Taken into Custody for Sayreville Aggravated Sexual Assault on Halloween

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and acting Chief Daniel Plumacker of the Sayreville Police Department announced that a juvenile male was taken into custody and charged with an act of juvenile delinquency on Monday, Oct. 31. These offenses, if committed by an adult, would constitute as Aggravated Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault, ...

Perth Amboy Campaign Worker Arrested, Charged with Bribery

PERTH AMBOY, NJ -- Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone announced Monday that a campaign worker for a Perth Amboy City Council candidate has been arrested and charged with bribery.

Detectives from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Perth Amboy Police Department say they received a tip that a campaign worker Ana Camilo, 62, of Perth Amboy, was ...

Rutgers Police Investigating Report of Criminal Sexual Contact at College Ave. Student Center

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers University Police Department is investigating a report of criminal sexual contact that occurred at the College Avenue Student Center on Sunday, Oct. 30.

A woman reported that a man approached her at the student center at 126 College Ave. at about 5:15 p.m., started a conversation with her and dropped an item in her lap. He then touched her in what police ...

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TAPinto Receives 8 Excellence in Journalism Awards From the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists

November 19, 2022

PRINCETON, NJ — TAPinto journalists were honored with eight 2022 Excellence in Journalism Awards by the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.

"At TAPinto, we're about providing original local news reporting and doing it the right way - - professionally and honestly. It is an honor to be recognized by the NJ SPJ with 8 awards for our journalism," TAPinto ...