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Citizens' View Security Camera Program

September 19, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Police Department wants to partner with residents and business owners to help solve crime and keep our community safe.  Registering your business or personal surveillance camera may help deter crime and assist the Police Department in its overall crime prevention strategy.  Help the South Plainfield Police protect your community by registering ...

South Plainfield Police Search for Wells Fargo Bank Robber

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -  Authorities are searching for a man wanted in connection with a bank robbery in South Plainfield last week and have released an image of the suspect.

On Thursday, September 13th, at around 1:25 p.m. a man described as a black male approximately 5’7” tall weighing 150 lbs entered the Wells Fargo Bank located at 2325 Plainfield Ave.  He was dressed ...

Piscataway Man Sentenced to 18 Years for Identity Theft

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Hakim Nelson, 32, of Piscataway was sentenced to serve 18 years in a New Jersey State Prison for stealing the identity of two victims and pocketing over $25,000 for his own personal use, said Middlesex County Prosecutor, Andrew C. Carey. 

According to a Monday news release, Nelson was sentenced Sept. 7 in Middlesex County Superior ...

Justice 4 Johnny: Family Desperately Seeking Information on Fatal Hit and Run 

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The family of a former South Plainfield resident killed in a hit and run earlier this month is looking for answers and is offering a cash reward for information that leads to identifying the driver. 

 “We are pleading with the public. [Whoever did this] is somebody’s relative, neighbor, co-worker, friend. If someone saw something or if ...

South Plainfield’s Youth Learn What It Takes to Become Police Officers at the Junior Police Academy

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - The young cadets of South Plainfield’s Junior Police Academy were just feet away from a water rescue demonstration on August 7th at the Community Pool by the South Plainfield Volunteer Fire Department as part of an intense five-day course that took place August 6th through 10th from 8am - 1pm, sponsored by the South Plainfield Police Athletic League.  The ...

South Plainfield Under Flash Flood Warning Saturday Morning

SOUTH PLAINFIELD , NJ — The area is under a flash flood warning until 11:15 a.m., the National Weather Service announced at 7:21 a.m. Saturday morning.

The warning was issued while strong thunderstorms rolled through the area this morning. Flashes of lightning and cracks of thunder woke sleeping residents around 7:00am.

Thunderstorms are expected to linger in the area until mid-day.

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