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Essex County man found dead after shooting near Feaster Park

November 19, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An Essex County man died Friday night after a shooting in New Brunswick, authorities announced November 18.

Tawan J. Moses, 25 of East Orange, was found dead by authorities at 8:30 p.m. on Throop Avenue near Fester Park according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey.

Moses had multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the ...

Caseworker charged with sexually assaulting Highland Park minor, prosecutor's say

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - A former caseworker is being held at the Middlesex County jail over charges that he sexually assaulted a Highland Park resident under 16 years old, and and used marijuana with the victim, authorities announced on November 18.

Police suspected that the caseworker, 23-year-old Monmouth Junction resident Miguel Garrido, was involved with the sexual assault, since the incident ...

Franklin Township Police Assist Somerville Gun Shot Victims

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - A shooting which occurred in Somerville yesterday has resulted in one arrest, and an ongoing investigation, according to authorities.

Contrary to published reports by two area newspapers and another online news site, there was only one shooting in Somerville, and two individuals required medical attention for non-life threatening injuries, police ...

Spirit Ride Processional Begins in Piscataway; Raises Awareness for ‘Slow Down, Move Over’ Law

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Area tow truck drivers, fire fighters, police officers, and EMS operators joined in the 2017 American Towman Spirit Ride procession through Middlesex County on Wednesday, honoring the memories of first responders who lost their lives in road-side accidents while in the line of duty, and bringing awareness to New Jersey’s ‘Slow Down, Move Over’ law.

The ...

Franklin man sentenced to 23 years in prison for armed Highland Park sexual assault

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - A Franklin Township man must serve 23 years in prison and register as a sex offender after assaulting a Highland Park woman in February, authorities announced on October 16.

On February 19, Brandon Cox, 23 of the Somerset section of Franklin Township, approached a mother who was walking her child, outside the Harper Avenue apartments in Highland Park, Middlesex County ...

Somerville: Suspect Convicted of Car Theft, Eluding Police and Assault on a Police Officer

SOMERVILLE, NJ – One of two suspects who police say switched key fobs to steal two Mercedes from a Route 22 auto dealer has been found guilty of multiple charges by a Somerset County Jury.

Luis Lora, 36, of W. 36th Street, Union City was found guilty of the third degree theft of an automobile, second degree eluding, second degree aggravated assault during the course of an eluding, and ...

Legislators and activists demand tougher gun laws

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Congressional representatives, local leaders and advocates gathered on the steps of New Brunswick City Hall on October 6 to make the case for more stringent, nationwide gun regulations in the midst of the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Congress members Frank Pallone and Bonnie Watson Coleman demanded action, joined by Assemblyman Reed Gusciora and area ...

Department of Justice: ISIS Sympathizer Arrested in Cranford, Plotting the "Next 9/11" with Two Accomplices

NEW YORK, NY – The Department of Justice released details of a thwarted terror plot to attack New York City during the summer of 2016 on Friday.

Three men, who were arrested in 2016 and 2017, planned to detonate bombs in Times Square and the New York City subway system and shoot civilians at concert venues in support of ISIS, according to the Department of Justice.

The three arrested ...

New Brunswick Man Convicted Of Stalking, Killing Ex-Girlfriend In South Brunswick Warehouse Parking Lot

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A New Brunswick man faces 30 years to life in prison after being convicted this week for stalking and fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend in the parking lot of a South Brunswick warehouse in 2015, prosecutors announced today.

On June 24, Giver Quiroz-Vasquez, 28 of New Brunswick, pursued his ex-girlfriend, 25-year-old New Brunswick resident Alicia Martinez-Izaguirr, by ...

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