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Police & Fire Top Stories

February 5, 2023

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville police department is asking for the public's help to find the killer of Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour on Wednesday evening, Feb. 1. In particular, the police are seeking assistance from residents of the Harbor Club and La Mer developments who might have video ...

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ABUJA, NIGERIA -- The husband of Sayreville Councilwoman Eunice Drumfour posted birthday wishes on Facebook to his murdered wife on Friday morning -- a day after she was killed and more than a month before her actual birthday. The story was first reported by The New York Post.  “4th March is ...

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SAYREVILLE -- The La Mer housing development is known as a quiet bedroom community. It's a place where people return to work at the end of the long day, pull the car into the garage and not reappear again until the next morning, when the same practice is done again.  But the night of Feb. 1 ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Elected officials across party lines have expressed their sorrow and outrage at the shocking murder of Sayreville Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour, a Republican who took office a little over a year ago on January 1, 2022. Governor Phil Murphy “I am stunned by the news of ...

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SAYREVILLE - A 30-year-old, recently-married Sayreville councilwoman - the chair of the borough's public safety committee - was repeatedly shot in her car last night at the LaMer townhouse development, authorities said. Police found Eunice K. Dwumfour in her white SUV near Samuel Circle at about ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - Steven Wegrzyn, community outreach & recruitment officer for the Sayreville Emergency Squad, attended an American Sign Language (ASL) for First Responder’s training course on Sunday, Jan. 22, taught by Public Safety Training of South Jersey. This class was taught primarily ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A man was killed in a fire earlier this week in East Brunswick Township, according to a press release from the police department. The man’s identity has not been made public at this time pending notification of next of kin. No other fatalities or injuries have been reported at ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- In light of the killing of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Sayreville Police Chief Daniel Plumacker has issued the following statement: January 27, 2023 To the Residents of the Borough of Sayreville: Many of you are already aware of an incident in Memphis, Tennessee, where ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - A New Jersey man has been sentenced to six years in prison for assaulting Brian Sicknick, a capitol police officer who fought off rioters on Jan. 6, 2021, and died the day after the assault. Julian Khater, age 33 from Somerset, pleaded guilty in September 2022 on two counts of ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville Police received calls at 7:29 this morning regarding a smoke condition at 17 Kuberski Drive.  The first arriving units reported a working fire on the front of the residence that had extended in to the second floor and attic of the house.  Sayreville Engine Company ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Police Department welcomes two new officers: Ptl. Robert Lopez and Ptl. Davon Sanders. After several months of grueling training at The Cape May County Police Academy, they are back in Sayreville, and after an additional eight weeks of field training, they will ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Police Department is bringing back its Adult Academy for 2023. Applicants must be 18 years and older, be a resident of Sayreville, have a valid driver's license or dependable transportation, and be able to pass a background check. Classroom size will be limited ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville police have partnered with Middlesex County CRIME STOPPERS in an effort to gain information regarding the criminal mischief that occurred at the Ashland construction project on Cheesequake Road on Jan. 6, 2023. A large scale act of vandalism occurred during the ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - The Sayreville Police Department again partners with Sammy's Hope for the first Officer of the Month and Rescue Animal of the Month pairing for 2023. Sammy's Hope is an organization that places homeless animals in homes while providing shelter, socialization, medical care and ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- All suspects involved in the assault that occurred in front of Sayreville War Memorial High School property along Washington Rd. Thursday afternoon have been arrested and are being processed, according to a post by the Sayreville police. This incident resulted from a dispute ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville police responded to Sayreville War Memorial High School at 2:18 p.m. on a report that a student assaulted by a suspect brandishing a knife during the assault. The school was put into a shelter-in-place until police were able to determine it was safe to dismiss the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Anthony A. Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department announced that a months-long investigation has led to the arrest of Elijah Parker, 35, of Parlin, who has been charged in connection with a narcotics and weapons ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - The Sayreville Police Department is investigating a large scale act of criminal mischief that occurred at the Ashland construction project on Cheesequake Road during the early morning hours of Friday, January 6, 2023, between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m. According to the Sayreville police, ...

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RARITAN BAY, NJ -- As 2022 comes to a close and 2023 begins, TAPinto Raritan Bay is taking a look at the biggest stories of 2022. Today, we revisit the top Police and Fire stories of the year: Retiring Sayreville Police Chief Reflects on a Long Career of Public Service Sayreville Democratic ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with locating David Conroy, 84. Conroy was last seen on Thursday driving a silver 2008 Honda Odyssey, NJ Registration 902 ZLB. The vehicle may also have an American flag hanging from the window.  He ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- In the presence of the Council members, family, friends, and emergency responders, Borough Clerk Jessica Morelos swore in the Sayreville Fire Department and Emergency Squad leaders for 2023 at Borough Hall on Friday, Dec. 30.   Incoming Chief of Department Matthew Johnsen's ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jason Gordan, 41, of New York, has been arrested in connection to the murder of his mother Carmen Gorden, 68, announced by the Middlesex County Prosecutors Office on Tuesday, December 27. Related: Son Charged with Mother's Murder After Body Found in East Brunswick ...

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SAYREVILLE - A house fire erupted in the early afternoon of December 26, displacing a resident at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Washington Road. Borough officials said homeowner fled the house around 1:45 p.m., calling emergency responders. Within minutes, borough firefighters with ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A New York man has been charged with First Degree Murder in the death of his mother, an East Brunswick resident. This is the second death this week in the Crosspointe community. Earlier this week, first responders went to a residence on Lear Court in East Brunswick Township ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - A GoFundMe account has been established for the families who have been displaced during the Dec. 18 fire at Sheffield Mews. The fire broke out on Dancaster Court and quickly spread to four adjacent units. Emergency responders from five towns responded to control the blaze. The ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - Several members of the Sayreville Police Department were sworn into their new positions on Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. Congratulations to the following members of the police department who have been promoted: Captain Dominic Castlegrant, Lieutenant Joseph Monaco, ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- A fire that broke out on Dancaster Court and quickly spread to four adjacent units on Sunday, Dec. 18, has left the families of the four units temporarily homeless.   The Sayreville fire department, police department, and first aid squad responded, as did fire departments from ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Police Department is reminding residents to employ daily crime prevention measures. Firstly, the police encourage removing keys and valuables from car interiors, locking car doors, leaving outdoor lights on, and ensuring windows, garage doors, and entry/exit ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- Pro-active enhanced patrols of both uniform and plainclothes officers of the South Amboy police department encountered a suspicious motor vehicle, with multiple occupants, traveling in the wrong direction on Stockton Street early Saturday. As a result, one occupant fled on ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Police Department Community Outreach has been busy picking up donations for the annual Sayreville Recreation Department's annual toy drive for families whose stockings might not otherwise be filled. Among the largest donors was Riverton, which contributed a ...

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