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New Brunswick Man Charged With Robbing Four Township Residents In Fake PlayStation Exchange

New Brunswick Man Charged With Robbing Four Township Residents In Fake PlayStation Exchange

What was supposed to be a routine in-person culmination of an online PlayStation game console exchange for four township residents turned into robberies of all of them by a 22-year-old New Brunswick man, police said on June 24. The man was arrested on June 19 near Hempstead Plaza on Route 27 and charged with two […]

Woodbridge Man Wounded In Township Shooting

Woodbridge Man Wounded In Township Shooting

Police are seeking the public’s help in investigating a June 20 shooting that left a Woodbridge man wounded. Police received a a call about a man with a gunshot wound near Baier Avenue at about 1:55 a.m. June 20, according to a release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office. Responding officers found the unidentified man […]

Township Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide In May Crash

Township Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide In May Crash

A 28-year-old township man was among two men charged with the death of a Milltown woman after a three-car crash on Route 1 in North Brunswick. The man, who was arrested on June 18 in North Brunswick, was charged along with a 33-year-old Newark man in the May 24 three-car crash, which killed 19-year-old Felicity […]

Authorities Investigate Fatal Easton Avenue Crash

Authorities Investigate Fatal Easton Avenue Crash

The investigation continues into a June 4 car crash on Easton Avenue that left one township man dead and another Franklin resident injured. Police said Marlene Martin of Somerset, 76, was attempting a left turn from Easton onto Girard Avenue in her 2008 Nissan Rogue when she collided with a 1999 Hyundai Elantra driven by […]

Two Township 19-Year-Olds Charged With 2019 Murder

Two Township 19-Year-Olds Charged With 2019 Murder

Two township 19-year-old men have been charged in connection with the May 2019 murder of another Franklin man near the Franklin Greens apartment complex. One of the men surrendered at the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office on June 3, while the other was charged the same day at the Somerset County Jail, Somerville, where he was […]

Second New Brunswick Man Charged With May 2019 Township Resident’s Murder

Second New Brunswick Man Charged With May 2019 Township Resident’s Murder

A 29-year-old New Brunswick man has been arrested din connection with the May 2019 murder of a Franklin residents. The man is the second person arrested in the case, the first arrest coming in November 2019. At that time, a 28-year-old New Brunswick man was charged with the killing of 30-year-old David D. Anderson, according […]

Township Man Wounded In Early Morning Weekend Shooting

Township Man Wounded In Early Morning Weekend Shooting

Police are investigating a May 16 shooting that left a township man wounded. Township police received a call at about 1:05 a.m. reporting gunshots near Oak Avenue and Route 27, according to a press release the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office issued on May 20. Arriving officers found a car with bullet holes, and a man […]

South Brunswick Man Killed Crossing Route 27

South Brunswick Man Killed Crossing Route 27

A 63-year-old South Brunswick man was killed early on March 12 when he tried to cross Route 27 near South Middlebush Road, police said. Police said the man was struck by a 2006 Lexus traveling south on the state highway shortly after 6 a.m. Responding officers found the man lying on the road, unresponsive, according […]

Township 19-Year-Old Charged With Murder Of New Brunswick Man

Township 19-Year-Old Charged With Murder Of New Brunswick Man

A 19-year-old township man faces a murder charge in connection with the death of Sharif Austin, 21, of New Brunswick, according to a January 2 press release from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office. Police say that Austin was shot at the corner of Lee Avenue and Handy Street in New Brunswick at about 11:55 p.m. […]

Barker Road Shooting Under Investigation; No Reported Injuries

Barker Road Shooting Under Investigation; No Reported Injuries

Law enforcement authorities are investigating a shooting that occurred on Barker Road on December 30. There were no injuries in the shooting, just property damage, said Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office spokesman Det. Frank Roman. “We can confirm that there was a shooting with no injuries, just property damage,” Roman said in an email. “The matter […]