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Updated: Four Rubin Family Members, Two Others, Charged With Running Retail Theft Ring

Updated: Four Rubin Family Members, Two Others, Charged With Running Retail Theft Ring

UPDATE: A Somerset County Grand Jury handed down indictments for the four Rubin family members and their two employees, the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office said on December 20. The Grand Jury charged David Rubin, Lisa Rubin, Sherylee Rubin, Batsheva Rubin-Rivera, Andre Watts and Dunia Patricia Hernandez with second degree operating an organized retail theft enterprise, […]

Four Township Men Among 19 Snagged In ‘Operation Open Door’ Child Sex Sting

Four Township Men Among 19 Snagged In ‘Operation Open Door’ Child Sex Sting

Four township men were among 19 alleged child predators caught in a multi-agency law enforcement sting, authorities said Oct. 31. The men were caught in “Operation Open Door,” a sting led by the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office, in cooperation with a number of local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including the Franklin Township Police. […]

20-Year-Old Shooting Victim Dies Of Injuries; $5,000 Reward Still Offered

20-Year-Old Shooting Victim Dies Of Injuries; $5,000 Reward Still Offered

A 20-year-old township woman who was found shot in her car on Oct. 22 died two days later from her injuries, authorities said. Police found Monserrat Noyola-Narvaez unconscious behind the wheel of her car on Phillips Road, near Matilda Avenue, shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 22. Once officers realized she had been shot, she […]

$5,000 Reward Offered In Phillips Road Shooting

$5,000 Reward Offered In Phillips Road Shooting

Authorities are offering a reward of up to $5,000 to solve the Oct. 22 shooting on Matilda Avenue that left a 20-year-old township woman in critical condition. Earlier reports that the victim had been killed were incorrect. Police responded to a 9-1-1 call at about 7:20 p.m. reporting that shots had been fired, and a […]

Dayton Man Seriously Injured In Motorcycle Accident

Dayton Man Seriously Injured In Motorcycle Accident

A 20-year-old Dayton man sustained “numerous” serious injuries Oct. 14 after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car on Hamilton Street. Police said that Danyal Rizwan was riding his Yamaha motorcycle east on Hamilton Street shortly after 3 p.m. when it collided with a Toyota Highlander, driven by Mark Varga, 60, of Princeton, […]

Township Man Charged With Child Endangerment

Township Man Charged With Child Endangerment

A 50-year-old Somerset man who teaches at Watchung Hills Regional High School has been arrested on charges connected with his alleged sexual pursuit of a student there. Sean DiGiovanna, of Renfro Road, was arrested Oct. 10 at Warren Township Police headquarters and charged with one count of 3rd Degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child […]

Hit-And-Run Death Of Township Man Nets Drag Racer 13 Years In Prison

Hit-And-Run Death Of Township Man Nets Drag Racer 13 Years In Prison

The 22-year-old Piscataway man who admitted running down a township resident while drag racing last year was sentenced Sept. 11 to 13 years in prison. Freddy S. Garcia, Jr. was sentenced to 10 years in prison for vehicular homicide and three years in prison for leaving the scene of an accident, according to a press […]

Ray Street Fire Damages Home

Ray Street Fire Damages Home

No one was injured in an early afternoon house fire on Ray Street Sept. 10, authorities said. But the house was heavily damaged and declared uninhabitable, forcing its occupants to find another place to stay, according to a press release from the Franklin Township Police. The initial investigation indicated that the fire does not appear […]

Outstanding Warrants Lead To Drug Bust For New Brunswick Man

Outstanding Warrants Lead To Drug Bust For New Brunswick Man

A 32-year-old New Brunswick man was arrested on a drug charge Aug. 29 on Hamilton Street. Members of the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Organized Crime and Narcotics Task Force and the Franklin Township Police Department Crime Suppression Unit were conducting a “quality of life” detail in the area when they saw Marcelino Ortiz, of Harvey […]

Township Woman Faces Jail Time After Admitting To Stealing From Union

Township Woman Faces Jail Time After Admitting To Stealing From Union

A 52-year-old township woman faces four years in state prison after she admitted July 26 to stealing thousands of dollars from a Rutgers University union. Shelby Hyman pleaded guilty to one count of 2nd Degree Misapplication of Entrusted Funds, and admitted that she took money from AFSCME Local 176 for her personal use, according to […]