Tuesday, April 23, 2013
State Police are expected to release more information later today.
Local and state authorities spent Tuesday morning sweeping parts of New Brunswick and nearby communities in what State Police say was a bust that targeted a narcotics distribution ring. Authorities spent the morning recovering drugs and weapons during the "very significant operation", and are taking all suspects and evidence to the State Police barracks in Holmdel, said Lt. Stephen Jones, NJ State Police spokesman. The regional operation includes Middlesex County and some towns outside the county, Jones said. More information about the arrests is expected to be released later today, Jones said. A Nixle alert issued Tuesday morning from the New Brunswick Police Department stated that city police were working with other police departments in…
Monday, February 18, 2013
The N.J. State Police website will be updated weekly with municipal and county crime statistics.
The New Jersey State Police Uniform Crime Reporting Unit has announced that comparative crime data is now available for public viewing on the state police website. The data will be updated weekly, or as often as municipalities provide data, according to a press release from the State Police. “For the first time, we are able to give the public a sense of the current crime picture in their area. Even as preliminary data, this will be a great new tool for the public,” said Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police in a prepared statement. Data is available by county and state totals, broken down by race, ethnicity, sex, age and offense. It also looks specifically at crime rates in New Jersey cities and resort towns, …
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
For the last several years, a group of NJ State Troopers visit Saint Peter's University Hospital to bring gifts to children in the hospital.
Santa is everywhere around Christmas, and he makes a point to remember the children who are spending the holiday in the hospital. On Christmas Eve morning, Santa Claus, accompanied by his family and about a dozen NJ State Troopers, visited the pediatric units of Saint Peter's University Hospital to bring dozens of new toys to pediatric patients and their siblings. The troopers are mainly of the State Police Somervile barracks, or previously assigned to those barracks, they said. Santa was played by retired Staff Sgt. Brian Potter, of Montgomery. Kristal Neal, Coordinator of Child Life for Saint Peter's University Hospital, said that about 40 children were on Santa's list for the visit, ranging in age from just a few months old to their …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
A new informational campaign will use diner place mats to remind drivers to move over or slow down when they see emergency responders stopped on the side of NJ roadways.
At 450 diners throughout New Jersey, the coloring pages distributed to children are now more than a distraction to keep them busy. They're also an effort to educate the public about a law that intends to protect first responders. 500,000 place mats describing the state's Move Over law are to be distributed to 450 diners throughout New Jersey through a partnership between the Middlesex County Law and Public Safety Committee and the Middlesex County Comprehensive Traffic Safety Program, the New Jersey Department of Health and Traffic Safety, the New Jersey State Police, and Pan Gregorian Enterprises. The place mats advertise that drivers in New Jersey must, by law, move over one lane away from stopped emergency response vehicles. If they …
Monday, August 6, 2012
The public is asked to provide any known information on the whereabouts of Francisco Perera, 10 and Devine Nicholas, 11.
Monday, August 6, 2012
The NJ State Police have issued an alert asking the public for help in locating two missing children from New Brunswick. Francisco Perera 10, is a Hispanic male, about 4 ft. tall and 135 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes, and was last seen by his mother around 6 p.m. Aug. 5 at their home in the 200 block of Somerset St., according to a release from the State Police. Just before leaving, he told his mother than he was going to a park on nearby Harvey Street, the release said. Perera was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue and white striped shorts, and sandals without socks. He has scars on both his knees, the release said. The other missing boy is Devine Nicholas, who lives on the unit block of Mine Street, the release said. Nicholas …