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Electronics Thieves Hit Conerly Road School

Electronics Thieves Hit Conerly Road School

Another township school was hit by electronics thieves, who got away with about 50 computers, police and district officials say. Sometime in the overnight hours of Nov. 19, a window at Conerly Road Elementary School was broken, allowing entry for the thieves, said FTPD spokesman Lt. Phil Rizzo. A total of 50 computers were taken […]

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Police Investigate Possible Links Among Shooting Of Two Men, Recovered Handguns, And Man Arrested On Gun And Drug Charges

Police Investigate Possible Links Among Shooting Of Two Men, Recovered Handguns, And Man Arrested On Gun And Drug Charges

Police are investigating the Nov. 14 shooting of two Franklin Township residents as they sat in a car on Winston Drive. Both unidentified men, aged 23 and 24 years, suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to a press release on the incident from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office. As part of their investigation, authorities are trying to […]

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FTPD Sergeant Accused In Road Rage Incident With Off-Duty Cop Released From Jail

FTPD Sergeant Accused In Road Rage Incident With Off-Duty Cop Released From Jail

The man a Franklin Township Police sergeant allegedly pulled a gun on and pursued in a car in southern New Jersey was an off-duty police officer. That was just one of the revelations Nov. 8 during a pre-trial detention hearing for the township officer, Sgt. Teddy Cerra. Cerra was arrested on multiple charges by State […]

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Hillsborough Man Charged With Two Township Bank Robberies

Hillsborough Man Charged With Two Township Bank Robberies

A Hillsborough man remains in the Somerset County Jail, Somerville, facing charges that he robbed two township banks over the last three months. Quintin D. Watson, 50, was arrested at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3 in the parking lot of an unnamed Hillsborough restaurant in connection with bank robberies that took place in September and November, […]

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Township Police Sergeant, Firearms Dealer, Arrested On Multiple Charges In Burlington County

Township Police Sergeant, Firearms Dealer, Arrested On Multiple Charges In Burlington County

A Franklin Township Police sergeant remained in the Burlington County Jail in Mt. Holly Nov. 5, following his arrest by State Police on multiple charges. Sgt. Teddy Cerra, 42, of Southampton, was charged on Nov. 1 with a weapons offense, robbery, aggravated assault and driving while intoxicated after an altercation with another driver on Red […]

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‘Suspicious Man’ Reported At Franklin Middle School

‘Suspicious Man’ Reported At Franklin Middle School

Township police are “actively investigating” reports of a “suspicious person” on the perimeter of Franklin Middle School. A Nov. 3 message from the township to FMS parents via NIXLE said that the man has been sighted over the past several days in the mornings and afternoons. FTPD Lt. Phil Rizzo said that no children were […]

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Police Seek Help In Identifying Alleged Township Bank Robber

Police Seek Help In Identifying Alleged Township Bank Robber

Authorities are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of robbing an Elizabeth Avenue bank on Nov. 1. Township police responded to an alarm activation at the Chase Bank at about 6 p.m., according to a press release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office. Bank employees told police that a man handed a […]

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Township Senior Citizen In Critical Condition After Being Struck By Car

Township Senior Citizen In Critical Condition After Being Struck By Car

A 74-year-old township woman is in critical condition at a local hospital after being struck by a car while crossing John F. Kennedy Boulevard on Oct. 31. Police said Hendrika Houben of Somerset was struck by a 2012 Nissan Maxima driven by by Nada Gilbert, 28, also of Somerset, as Gilbert was making a left […]

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Somerville Gunshot Victim Calls Franklin Police For Aid, One Man Charged

Somerville Gunshot Victim Calls Franklin Police For Aid, One Man Charged

A Somerville man faces attempted murder and other charges in an incident that started in Somerville and spread into Franklin Township. Azikwa D. Rustin, 30, faces multiple charges in the incident in which a 26-year-old Easton, Pa. man was reportedly shot while sitting in his car near Third and Center streets in Somerville, according to […]

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Updated: Township Man – Former ICE Officer – Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison

Updated: Township Man – Former ICE Officer – Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison

Update: Echevarria, 40, was sentenced Oct. 24 to 84 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Esther Salas, sitting in Newark. Judge Salas also sentenced Echevarria to three years of supervised released and ordered him to pay forfeiture of $75,000, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Original Story: A township man […]

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