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Police & Fire

September 26, 2022

SAYREVILLE, NJ — Sayreville police are asking the public’s help to find an autistic man who left his home. Jonathan Misak left his home located in Main Street Townhomes on Saturday, Sept. 25, around 3:30 p.m. after having an argument with a family member, according to the police post. Jonathan ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville police department celebrates another month of partnering with Sammy's Hope, an organization that places homeless animals in homes while providing shelter, socialization, medical care and enrichment since 2010. This month features Officer Jamie Matelski, along ...

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OLD BRIDGE, NJ - An arrest has been made following the shooting death of Deborah Brown-Hepworth, 65, of Old Bridge last Saturday in her home. An investigation by Detective Addie Spinola of the Old Bridge Police Department and Detective Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office ...

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OLD BRIDGE, NJ -- Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Acting Chief Donald Fritz, Jr., of the Old Bridge Police Department, announced Monday that a homicide is under investigation. Authorities received a 911 call reporting that a female was found unresponsive in her home on Hanna Lane ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - The Sayreville Police Department recently volunteered to help work at the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Kitchen in Red Bank, NJ. This was their second time volunteering, leaving an incredible impact on the department as a whole. "Mrs. Denice Hogan, who is the widow of a former Sayreville ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Seven members of the Sayreville Police Department are participating in the Tour de force, a charity event held every year since Sept. 11, 2002, to memorialize the attacks on our nation and to raise money for the families of police officers who have been killed in the line of ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville police received a call about suspicious activity in the area of Modzelewski Terrace at approximately 4:00 a.m. and observed suspects burglarizing two cars on that street. After the suspects left the area, officers began to check nearby neighborhoods where they ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ – When a rookie police officer joins the force on the very first day of work, he or she is ushered through the back door at HQ. And, for the final day of work? The tradition is to head out the back door, as well. That was where you would have found former Police Chief John ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville police department celebrates another month of partnering with Sammy's Hope, an organization that places homeless animals in homes while providing shelter, socialization, medical care and enrichment since 2010. This month features Annie and Officer Wagner. Annie ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ– Perth Amboy’s acting police chief Lawrence Cattano, a 35-year veteran of the force, was officially sworn in as the top cop last Thursday. Cattano served as acting chief for the past year following the retirement of Chief Roman McKeon. Cattano has risen through the ranks ever ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Authorities have arrested and charged a man in connection to a sexual assault that happened on the border of Plainsboro and South Brunswick last year. Rogelio Calyeca Postrero, age 38 of Raritan, has been charged with first-degree kidnapping, two counts of first-degree ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Authorities are working to identify a man whose body was recovered from the Raritan River on Monday, Aug. 8. The body was recovered near the Albany Street Bridge at about 3 p.m., according to New Brunswick Police Deputy Director J.T. Miller. Miller said members of the New ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Fire broke out at the Red Lobster located at 715 Route 18 North in East Brunswick at 1:45 Friday morning. East Brunswick Fire District 1 received a call for an activated fire alarm at the Red Lobster and went to the scene. The fire was quickly extinguished, and the cause of ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Nusrat J. Ameen, 56, of Edison, a daycare teacher employed for 12 years at a local facility, has been arrested and charged by the Edison Police and the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office for abusing a two-year-old child. Ameen was arrested on Monday, Aug. 1, after ...

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SAYREVILLE - Tuesday night was a glorious time to mark National Night Out in the borough. Lt. James Novak, who coordinates National Night Out festivities for the police department, estimated that 1,000 attendees "braved the heat" to join in the festivities. The Sayreville police hosted the ...

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LACEY TOWNSHIP, NJ -- State Police are investigating a crash that killed a Sayreville resident on the Garden State Parkway in Lacey Township Friday evening, according to a report by RLS Media.  Officials said that the crash occurred at 7:23 p.m. on the GSP northbound mile marker 72 and that ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ – The Sayreville Police department held its annual Juvenile Police Academy from July 18 through July 22, 2022. The program for 20 participants 6th, 7th and 8th grades, is designed to take “junior recruits” through a week in the life of a police officer. "It's become a priority for ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Eliasel Baez,42, of Kearny, was arrested for causing the drug induced death of Newark Fire Captain Carlos Rivera. Baez is charged with strict liability drug-induced death for distributing a controlled ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Police Department will host National Night Out at police headquarters on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Sayreville police headquarters (1000 Mainstreet) Those who attend should expect to see: See Police, Fire, and EMS ...

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ ─ The heat didn’t stop the local crowd from gathering for a dedication ceremony of a garden and two benches in memory of hometown hero Brian Sicknick, the U.S. Capitol Police Officer who died after protecting the Capitol Building on January 6, 2021. The memorial is located at the ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Main Street in Sayreville is closed near Boemhurst Ave. due to a downed utility pole, according to Sayreville police.  Please plan an alternate route, if you are heading that way. The police estimate that the time of repair is 5:00 p.m.

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OLD BRIDGE, NJ -- The Old Bridge Police Department responded to a 911 call of a sexual assault in the Brynwood Gardens Apartments in Old Bridge on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at approximately 10:15 p.m.  An adult female victim went to the residence of Orger Sibaja-Bolanos, 65, of Old Bridge, who ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The borough of Sayreville is suing a Henry Street resident to prevent her from having animals in her home after authorities found she was housing 30 cats who "carried and spread fleas and flies to the surrounding neighborhood causing neighbors and their pets to remain inside to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Walmart on Route 18 North in East Brunswick was evacuated, following a bomb threat received just before 1:00 this afternoon.  Police also investigated a bomb threat at Walmart in the Watchung Square Mall, and the store and immediate vicinity were evacuated, authorities ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick police are seeking the public's assistance with locating Zoey Cornnielies of Liberty Township, Ohio. Zoey was last seen on Sunday, July 10, at 7:00 p.m. by her parents at the Marriott Residence Inn located on Tower Center Blvd.  She is described as a ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville police department recently launched a pet adoption program by partnering with Sammy's Hope, an organization that place homeless animals in homes while providing shelter, socialization, medical care and enrichment since 2010. This month features Nala, a shy black ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville Emergency Squad’s Marine 943 was out in the Raritan Bay for a general membership training on July 4. Boat captains Kevin & Steven taught the crews about water rescue operations and how to navigate our local waterways in Sayreville, South Amboy, Laurence Harbor, ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Township police arrested a North Jersey man who allegedly stole a South Amboy police car, crashed it twice into other vehicles, then reportedly tried several times to carjack another vehicle on Route 1, authorities said. Jamil T. Robinson, 28, of Paterson, is being held at the ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Police Auxiliary are now accepting applications for Auxiliary Police Officers, with forms due by Friday, Dec. 16 at midnight. Qualifications Sayrevile Auxiliary Police Officer Applicants include: Be citizen of the United States Be over 18 years of ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Five individuals employed at Club XXXV in Sayreville have been arrested and charged with counts of money laundering and promoting prostitution. Located on Rt. 35, the club has been investigated by the New Jersey Treasury Department and the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control ...

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