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Police Investigate Reports of Early-Morning Gunfire in Manville

June 21, 2021

MANVILLE, N..– Police are investigating reports of gunfire in the area of North Sixth Street early Sunday morning.

Police were dispatched to the area after receiving phone calls reporting a man with a gun and gunfire at 3:26 a.m. Police say there were 10 shots fired. There were no reported injuries or property damage, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H.

Hand Off: Somerville PD Passes Olympic Torch to Hillsborough PD

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Police throughout central New Jersey who slipped out of uniform in favor of running shorts, t-shirts and sneakers caught a break Friday, with a slight drizzle and temperatures in the 70s making their trek that much easier. 

More than one dozen Somerville police officers and law enforcement personnel from the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office took off from their ...

Passing of the Torch: Somerville PD Hands Off to Hillsborough PD

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Police throughout central New Jersey who slipped out of uniform in favor of running shorts, t-shirts and sneakers caught a break Friday, with a slight drizzle and temperatures in the 70s making their trek that much easier. 

More than one dozen Somerville police officers and law enforcement personnel from the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office took off from their ...

Somerville Police to Escort Special Olympics Torch Down Main Street

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A pack of Somerville police officers and civilian police dispatchers will take off from their staging point in front of the Van Derveer School Friday afternoon to escort the Special Olympics Torch of Hope through the downtown shopping and restaurant district.

Somerville Police will pick up where a group of Bridgewater police and Somerset County Sheriff’s ...

Somerville Man Sentenced for Setting Fire to Occupied Hillsborough Home

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Borough resident Patrick M. Hammond, 36, has been sentenced to jail for 14 years following his conviction for setting fire to an occupied Hillsborough home in 2018 with nine people inside.

Hammond was convicted of Aggravated Arson, 2nd Degree; Endangering another Person, 3rd Degree (9 Counts); Endangering the Welfare of a Child, 3rd Degree (4 Counts); ...

Suspects Charged with Attempted Murder in May 23 Somerville Shooting

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Two suspects face attempted murder charges in connection with an early-morning shooting in a neighborhood May 23.

Miguel Hernandez, 37, a resident of Division Street, Somerville, and Ronnie Lyles, 51, of Hudson Street, Phillipsburg, are both charged with two counts of 1st degree Attempted Murder and one count of 2nd degree Possession of a Weapon for an ...

Donor Gifts Hillsborough Police with 2 New Harley-Davidson Motorcycles

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township Police Department has created a new Motorcycle Unit, with two new Harley Davidson FLHTP Motorcycles on order, purchased with a $60,000 donation from Dr. Cesar DePaco.

DePaco, a Someset County resident, is a longtime supporter of law enforcement and has made numerous donations of K-9’s and equipment to police departments across this ...

Rescued Shelter Dog Starts New Career as K9 Crimefighter

WESTAMPTON, NJ – Burlington City police have a new recruit and he has loads of energy and a nose for sniffing out trouble.

Meet Dutch. He’s an 11-month-old German Shepherd-Pitbull mix who is the latest success story from the Burlington County Animal Shelter.

Dutch was surrendered to the shelter about three months ago, but was rescued by the Burlington City Police Department, ...

Mother Indicted, Faces Murder Charge in Death of 4-Year-Old Son

SOUTH BOUND BROOK, NJ – A 38-year-old mother has been indicted on charges of murder and two lesser charges in the Feb. 6th death of her 4-year-old son, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Elina Gutti, 38, of Cedar Street, South Bound Brook also known as Olga Singhania, and also known as Olga Gutiy, is charged with killing her son, identified as Aiden ...

Police Investigating Fatal Hit-and-Run on Route 28

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A man who had just exited a NJTRANSIT bus on his way to work at the UPS warehouse facility at the intersection of Route 28 and Chimney Rock Road was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver early Thursday morning, according to the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office and Bridgewater Township Police.

The accident occurred at 2:02 a.m., according to Somerset County ...

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June 23 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 15 New Cases Overnight

June 24, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 15 new cases of the COVID-19 virus overnight for a total of 23,839 cases in Somerset County since the first cases were reported in March 2020. There has been a total of 737 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Wednesday reported 892,027 total ...

CentraState Physician Practices Join Atlantic Health System Physician Network as Systems Continue Process Toward Co-Ownership

June 22, 2021

FREEHOLD, NJ - Nearly 50 physicians and providers affiliated with CentraState Healthcare System have joined Atlantic Health System’s multi-specialty physician network, Atlantic Medical Group, as part of the two health systems’ ongoing efforts to create a co-owned framework for CentraState Healthcare System.

The synergy created by the addition of these practices expands patient ...