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Updated: Township Man, NBHS Vice-Principal, Killed By Drag-Racing Car

Updated: Township Man, NBHS Vice-Principal, Killed By Drag-Racing Car

Update 2: A second 21-year-old Piscataway man has been charged in connection with Harrison’s death. A release from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office said that Sohjah Powell-Warner, the administrator of both the “78 Imports” Facebook page and Instagram account, was arrested Oct. 12 and charged with two counts of hindering law enforcement. According to the […]

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Part Of Easton Avenue To Be Closed For Accident Investigation

Part Of Easton Avenue To Be Closed For Accident Investigation

Part of Easton Avenue will be closed for several hours Oct. 7 for a continuing investigation into a fatal accident. Easton Avenue between Cedar Grove Lane and Willow Avenue will be closed for “two to three hours” starting at 8 a.m., according to Franklin Township Police Department Lt. Phil Rizzo and Somerset County Public Safety. […]

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Woman Killed, Two Injured, In Easton Avenue Car Crash

Woman Killed, Two Injured, In Easton Avenue Car Crash

A 59-year-old Clinton woman was killed and two other people were injured Oct. 4 in an auto accident at Easton Avenue and Culver Street, police said. The accident happened shortly before 2 p.m., police said, when a 2005 Dodge Ram pickup driven southbound on Easton Avenue by Jhonny Herrera, 40, of North Brunswick struck a […]

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Update: Township Men Face Weapons, Burglary Charges In Alleged Hillsborough Attempted Break-In

Update: Township Men Face Weapons, Burglary Charges In Alleged Hillsborough Attempted Break-In

Update: Authorities are looking for an 18-year-old township man in connection with the attempted burglary of a Hillsborough home in August. An arrest warrant has been issued for Omar S. Griggs, whose last known address was on Hempstead Drive, according to a press release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office. Griggs and Jhamir Hoagland have […]

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Police Investigating Credit Union Robbery

Police Investigating Credit Union Robbery

An early-morning robbery of an Easton Avenue credit union is under investigation by township and county authorities. The Financial Resources Federal Credit Union was robbed shortly before 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 1, according to a press release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office. A man reportedly entered the bank and demanded money from a teller, […]

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RU Student Stumbles Into Street, Struck, Killed By Township Driver

RU Student Stumbles Into Street, Struck, Killed By Township Driver

NEW BRUNSWICK — A Rutgers University student was killed Sept. 28 after he stumbled into the street on George Street and was struck by a car driven by a township man, authorities said. David Stewart, 36, of Somerset, was driving the 2011 Nissan Sentra that struck the student, 19-year-old Cory Aufiero of Colts Neck, according […]

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17-Year-Old Bicyclist Suffers Serious Head Injuries After Car Accident

17-Year-Old Bicyclist Suffers Serious Head Injuries After Car Accident

A 17-year-old township youth suffered serious injuries after he was struck by a car while riding a bicycle on Bennington Parkway. Police said that the youth was riding near Central Avenue before 2:30 p.m. when he was hit by a 2018 Nissan Rogue driven by Dipen Patel, 33, of North Brunswick. Police said the youth […]

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South Middlebush Road House Destroyed In Early Morning Fire

South Middlebush Road House Destroyed In Early Morning Fire

An unoccupied house on South Middlebush Road was destroyed in an early morning fire on Sept. 6. There were no injuries reported in the fire, according to a press release from the Franklin Township Police Department. Police responded to the structure fire shortly before 5 a.m., according to the release. Firefighters from Middlebush Fire Department, […]

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New York Woman Busted For Prostitution In Easton Avenue Massage Parlor

New York Woman Busted For Prostitution In Easton Avenue Massage Parlor

A New York woman faces a prostitution charge after she was busted in an Easton Avenue massage parlor propositioning an undercover detective. A two-month investigation by the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Organized Crime and Narcotics Task Force and the Franklin Township Police Department resulted in the Aug. 15 arrest of Xu Huiqin, 47, of Flushing, […]

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Township Woman Seriously Injured When Struck By Car On Easton Avenue

Township Woman Seriously Injured When Struck By Car On Easton Avenue

Township police are looking for witnesses to an Aug. 22 accident at Easton Avenue and John F. Kennedy Boulevard that left a 19-year-old township woman with serious injuries. Police said that at around noon, Jada Montrese Vennie was crossing Easton Avenue on foot when she was struck by a 2017 Hyundai Sonata driven by Christian […]

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