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Fuel Spill Closes Warrenville Road

May 17, 2018

 

GREEN BROOK, NJ - The south bound lane of Warrenville Road through Route 22 is closed until further notice due to a fuel spill, police advised on Thursday morning.

 

 

Downed Tree Ties Up Warrenville Road

GREEN BROOK, NJ - A tree is down in the area of Warrenbrook Golf course at  383 Warrenville Road on Tuesday evening, police have advised. Avoid the area if possible.

Severe thunderstorms are making their way through the area. Use caution if driving, the weather service advises.

Police Seek Information on Fatal Hit and Run in North Plainfield

NORTH PLAINFIELD – Detectives are investigating a fatal hit and run that occurred early Tuesday morning,Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John Fodor and North Plainfield Chief of Police William Parenti said in a release. 

They provided the following account:

North Plainfield Police ...

Phone App Leads to Arrest of Arizona Fugitive

                                                                              

BOUND BROOK, NJ – A local resident wanted on a fugitive warrant from Arizona and Washington was tracked down ...

Police Unity Tour Cyclists Ride May 9; Students Honor Tarentino

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Hundreds of students from Immaculate Conception School and Immaculata High School waving American flags are expected to line Mountain Avenue on Wednesday, May 9 as 400 police officers from dozens of New Jersey departments cycle through town on their way to Washington, DC.

The four-day Police Unity Tour is commemorating its 22nd anniversary May 9-12, with thousands of ...

Hillcrest Road Closed in Watchung, Police Say

WATCHUNG, NJ - Hillcrest Road north bound will be closed from 9am thru 4pm on Monday for tree work, police said. Please plan an alternate route, they said. The Watchung Circle is seeing unusually heavy traffic Monday morning. Avoid if possible.

Man’s Death in Park Under Investigation, Police Say

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield Police are still investigating  a “non-suspicious” death that took place in a wooded area in Tamaques Park Saturday, Police Chief David Wayman said Sunday.

The deceased is a 41-year-old man from Belvidere, NJ, whose name has not been released, according to Wayman. The man apparently died and was discovered in the park Saturday, but police are ...

Missing Persons: Carteret Woman and 5-Year Old Daughter Missing

Update: Found safe

 

CARTERET, NJ - A woman and her 5-year old daughter have been missing since early Thursday morning, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Director Kenneth Lebrato of the Carteret Police Department announced.

Sawatha Ford, 47, of Carteret and her 5-year old daughter were reported missing by family members. They left the Union ...

Helicopter Lands at Watchung Hills in Warren

WARREN, NJ - A state police helicopter landed at the Mountain Avenue fields of Watchung Hills on Wednesday, delaying the start of the softball games and stopping traffic on Mountain Avenue.

Police, fire and rescue were all on the scene awaiting the helicopter and ambulance.  The field at Watchung Hills is a landing site and the victim arrived by ambulance. Warren police said it was a ...

Blue Mass Celebration at Immaculate Conception School Honors Police

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Immaculate Conception School hosted a “Blue Mass” Friday morning at Immaculate Conception R.C. Church to honor the men and women of law enforcement.

The mass was attended by all students and staff in the K-8th grade school, with more than 100 members of law enforcement, including Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The annual mass was also ...

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