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Police & Fire

September 17, 2021

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Members of the Sayreville Police Department's Community Outreach team volunteered at the JBJ Soul Kitchen Thursday evening. JBJ Soul Kitchen is a non-profit "community restaurant," run by the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation, that serves paying and in-need customers. The officers ...

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OLD BRIDGE, NJ -- Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Acting Chief Joseph Mandola of the Old Bridge Police Department announced that a South Amboy man has been arrested and charged with inappropriately touching a 17-year-old male victim in the presence of a child. Michael Krevolt, ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Chief John Zebrowski of the Sayreville Police Department and Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone have announced that a Barnegat man has been arrested after being indicted by a Middlesex County Grand Jury for the 1999 murder of Nancy Noga, 17, of Sayreville. On January ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- Several units at the Shoregate Condominiums in South Amboy sustained damage from a structure fire around 6:30 p.m. Friday. While on routine patrol, Officer Marvin Duesen observed smoke emanating from the roof line at the Shoregate condominiums on John T. O’Leary Boulevard.  An ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- When the Sayreville Police sounded the siren for their community's help, the community responded. When the COVID-19 pandemic first started, the world shut down. This included local food pantries that so many people relied on. The Sayreville Police and Sayreville Police ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - Members of the Sayreville volunteer fire department and the Sayreville Police Department assisted the neighboring community in Helmetta on Sunday as the borough dealt with massive flooding from Tropical Storm Henri's heavy rains. First responders from neighboring towns assisted ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Sayreville Police Chief John Zebrowski are seeking the public’s help in investigating an early morning fatal hit-and-run that resulted in the death of a teenager on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021. At approximately 3:44 a.m., ...

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Teen Killed Near Route 35 North and South Pine Avenue SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief John Zebrowski of the Sayreville Police Department today announced that a fatal hit-and-run is under investigation. At approximately 3:44 a.m. Sunday, authorities ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A New Jersey gas station manager was charged today in connection with entering fraudulent charges on fuel credit cards assigned to at least four Amtrak vehicles, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Umer Hassan Mir, 39, of South Amboy, is charged by complaint with ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- National Night Out, the national community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships, was held in the front parking lot of Sayreville police headquarters on Tuesday, Aug. 3, from 6 until 9 p.m.  The event is an annual event designed for members of their ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two New Brunswick teenagers have been charged in connection with the shooting and stabbing death of a 25-year-old man last month. Omar Maroquin-Levya, of New Brunswick, was pronounced dead after officers found him on July 29 at about 8:31 p.m. with apparent gunshot and stab ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- In an OpEd submitted to TAPinto Raritan Bay and NJ.com, Sayreville police chief John Zebrowski writes that "It’s time for New Jersey to take the lead in the United States, and create a progressive statewide diversion program for people charged with disorderly person-level ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —  The East Brunswick police department has made an arrest of a fugitive wanted for multiple crimes involving theft, drug sales, and fraud. The suspect has been on the run from the state of Washington since the spring, winding up in East Brunswick where he caught the eye of the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  – The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office is conducting an investigation of a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred on August 1, 2021, in East Brunswick in which an East Brunswick Police Department vehicle struck and fatally injured an adult male.  The identity of the ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- A former salesman for a South Amboy-based solar panel company is accused of keeping more than $75,000 in client payments from his employer, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone announced Friday. Brett Cooper, 44, of Moorestown, was arrested and charged with ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ — A veteran firefighter died on Saturday at a training session at the Middlesex County Fire Academy in Sayreville, according to a press release from the South Brunswick Township. Dennis Shennard, of Kingston Volunteer Fire Company No. 1, died at the fire academy while working at a ...

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Sayreville, NJ — PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing gas mains on: Manor Avenue (between South Pine Avenue and End), Grand Avenue (between South Pine Avenue and Woodland Avenue), Wessco Avenue (between South Pine Avenue and Woodland ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ –  John Zebrowski, a lifelong Sayreville resident, has dedicated his professional career to public service in his community – the last decade as its Chief of Police. Beginning July 1, Zebrowski will have a broad, statewide role, as president of the New Jersey State Association of ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville police officers took part in this year’s Special Olympics Torch Run, a statewide, daylong marathon along 26 separate routes, involving 3,000 New Jersey police officers on Friday, June 11. The annual event raises funds and awareness for the Special Olympics. Law ...

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SAYREVILLE - Now that state lawmakers have passed measures to create a marketplace for recreational marijuana in New Jersey, the big challenge for local police departments is how to enforce these new regulations and to educate people about the seismic shift in thinking. Sayreville Police Chief ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Emergency Squad is celebrating the 47th annual National Emergency Medical Services Week (May 16 to 22, 2021). The squad this week gave a shout-out to their brothers and sisters at Morgan First Aid Squad. "Happy EMS Week We enjoy working side by side with you ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Historical Society celebrated local first responders -- police, fire, and emergency squad personnel -- at its monthly "Night at the Museum" event.  "We are trying to bring the community out," said Art Rittenhouse, president of Historical Society. "Last month, we ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- All four Sayreville Volunteer Fire Departments and the Sayreville Emergency Squad were dispatched to a shed fire with exposure to multiple surrounding homes in the Melrose section of town on Thursday afternoon. The South Amboy Police Department and Sayreville Police Departments ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- The city of South Amboy announced via Twitter that on or about May 12, Middlesex County will commence the first of two important paving projects in the City.  From May 12 to May 28, the County will be milling and paving Main Street between Oak Street in Sayreville and the traffic ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ —  A local wrestling coach and Special Education teacher has been charged with numerous counts of multiple sex crimes and avoidance of arrest and prosecution. John DeNuto coached at 15 public and Catholic high schools and township youth programs in Central New Jersey, including ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville PBA Polar Bear Team were "freezin' for a reason" on Saturday to raise money for Special Olympics NJ.  Normally in February, this year's plunge -- an event that typically draws thousands of people -- was moved to April before ultimately changing to a virtual ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Paving on Canal Street in Sayreville nearby MCUA's Sayreville Pump Station is expected to start Wednesday, April 14, 2021, with work anticipated to take four days. Dates may change due to weather. Please check the MCUA Facebook page for updates.  We apologize for any ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - In a live-streamed event, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccione, the Middlesex County Association of Chiefs of Police and the NAACP discussed the state’s revised use of force policy for law enforcement. Officials summarized the new guidelines and explained how they impact ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A man from the Bronx was sentenced to five years in New Jersey State Prison for stealing over $140,000 from eight older residents in 2020, according to the New Jersey Attorney General’s office. Osvaldo Thomas, age 41, pleaded guilty to charges of theft by deception in the ...

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