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Police: Former Township Youth Minister Charged With Sexual Assault Of Teenagers

Police: Former Township Youth Minister Charged With Sexual Assault Of Teenagers

Update: Butler was found guilty on Nov. 16 of endangering the welfare of a child in the third degree and criminal sexual contact in the fourth degree, according to a press release from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office   Butler faces five years in state prison when he is sentenced on Feb. 11, 2019. As part of […]

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Updated: Federal Judge Temporarily Stays Deportation Of Indonesian Men Arrested By ICE

Updated: Federal Judge Temporarily Stays Deportation Of Indonesian Men Arrested By ICE

Update: Liem and Sanger were released on bond on Nov. 15. The two are still fighting deportation. Original Story: A federal district court judge on Feb. 2 temporarily stayed the deportation of two Indonesian men – one of whom is a Franklin Park resident – who were arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The men, […]

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Somerset Man Among 38 Busted For Non-Payment Of Child Support In Three-Day Sweep

Somerset Man Among 38 Busted For Non-Payment Of Child Support In Three-Day Sweep

A Somerset man was among 38 people arrested for non-support in Somerset County last month. Mark Montgomery, 55, was arrested on Oct. 23 for owing $23,603.02 in back child support payments, according to a press release from the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office. Arrests were conducted throughout Somerset County and elsewhere, according to the release. In […]

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Plainfield Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

Plainfield Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

A 35-year-old Plainfield man was killed Nov. 10 when his motorcycle crashed on Blackwells Mills Road, police said. Township police received a 9-1-1 call about the crash at approximately 11:37 p.m., according to a press release from Franklin Township Police. Responding officers found George Garrett on the ground, off the road, according to the release. […]

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Township Man Charged In Murder Of His Elderly Mother

Township Man Charged In Murder Of His Elderly Mother

A 60-year-old township man has been charged with killing his 82-year-old mother in their home, authorities said. Dalton Chiscolm Jr. of Haverhill Place was charged with 1st Degree Homicide in connection with the death of his mother, Roberta Ann Taylor, according to a press release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office. An autopsy on Taylor […]

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Hillsborough Man Charged With Bank Robberies In Franklin, Other Towns

Hillsborough Man Charged With Bank Robberies In Franklin, Other Towns

A 52-year-old Hillsborough man has been charged with bank robberies in Franklin and other towns. Mark Elbaum was arrested at about 6:45 p.m. on Oct. 29 in Hillsborough, according to a press release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office. Elbaum was charged with two counts of 2nd Degree Robbery for the Oct. 1 robbery of […]

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Township Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide In Rutgers Student’s Death

Township Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide In Rutgers Student’s Death

A 36-year-old Somerset man has been charged with vehicular homicide in the Sept. 28 death of a Rutgers student in New Brunswick. David Stewart has been charged by the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office with with 3rd Degree Strict Liability Vehicular Homicide for being under the influence of marijuana when his car hit and killed a […]

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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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