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Two Brothers Indicted In Andrews Murder

Two Brothers Indicted In Andrews Murder

The two brothers charged with murdering a New Brunswick man in a Somerset hair salon have been indicted by a Somerset County Grand Jury. Zaire Cromedy, 21, of New Brunswick and Antwan Cromedy, 29, of Bound Brook, were indicted April 24 on charges of 1st Degree Murder, 2nd Degree Possession of a Firearm for an […]

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FR&A Pictorial: Brush Fire In Middlebush Park

FR&A Pictorial: Brush Fire In Middlebush Park

Township police received a 911 call of a brush fire at Middlebush Park, DeMott Lane, at a bout 1:58 p.m. April 23, according to Police Department spokesman Sgt. Philip Rizzo. Rizzo said the fire was quickly extinguished with no reported injuries. There was no word on what caused the fire. Firefighters from several companies, including […]

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‘Personal Safety For High School Seniors’ Offered At Police Academy

‘Personal Safety For High School Seniors’ Offered At Police Academy

Somerset County high school seniors are eligible to participate in the “Personal Safety for High School Seniors” program 6-9 p.m. May 28 and June 11 at the Somerset County Emergency Services Academy 402 Roycefield Rd., Hillsborough. Covered topics will include victimization, predators, situational awareness, personal safety tips, identifying potential safety issues, dealing with a physical […]

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Police: Live Grenade Found In Home Was Inert

A number of homes on Drake Road were evacuated April 12 after a live hand grenade was found in one of them. Police said the grenade was later found to be inert and not in danger of exploding. Police said they received a call at about 9:42 a.m. from a man who said he was […]

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Police: Township Woman’s Knife Wounds Were Self-Inflicted

A township woman who was reported to be bleeding from her arm was found by police to have inflicted the wounds herself. Police received a 9-1-1 call shortly after 10 a.m. April 8, reporting that a woman was seen walking near Hamilton Street and Franklin Boulevard, bleeding from her arm. Police responded and found the […]

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Franklin Park Woman Arrested On Drug-Related Charges At County Courthouse

Franklin Park Woman Arrested On Drug-Related Charges At County Courthouse

A township woman was arrested late last month at the Somerset County Courthouse, Somerville, after Sheriff’s Officers found empty heroin folds and prescription medicine in her purse. Beatriz Rivera of Franklin Park was charged on  March 27 with 3rd-Degree possession of a controlled, dangrous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, a disorderly persons offense, according […]

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Drugs, Guns Seized, 27 People Arrested After Multi-County Drug Sting

Drugs, Guns Seized, 27 People Arrested After Multi-County Drug Sting

More than $3,000 in heroin and an assortment of weapons were recovered in a multi-county drug sting that resulted in the arrests of 27 people. The five-month investigation targeted heroin distribution in and around Franklin Township and New Brunswick, according to a release on the operation from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office. The investigation revealed […]

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Golf Course’s Vending Machines Damaged, Burglarized

More than $5,000 worth of damage was done to two soda vending machines at Quail Brook Golf Course, New Brunswick Road, police said. A golf course employee told police that sometime between April 1 and 2, two machines were damaged and soda and cash were stolen. Police said one of the machines looked as though […]

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Township Police Participate In Anti-Texting, Talking While Driving Crackdown

The township police department is one of 10 Somerset County departments to receive a $5,000 grant to aid in its participation in the “U Drive. U Text. U Pay” crackdown on distracted driving. The effort, which was developed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, runs through April 21. Statewide, 60 police departments received $300,000, […]

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Township Police Play ‘Integral’ Role In Apprehending Suspected House Burglar

Township Police Play ‘Integral’ Role In Apprehending Suspected House Burglar

Township police played an unspecified but “integral” role in the April 1 arrest of an Edison man who authorities said burglarized homes in Middlesex and Bergen counties. Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey D. Soriano said in a release that Herbbie Sheffield, 46, was arrested in Old Bridge by members of the Somerset County Burglary Task Force […]

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