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Somerset Man Faces Gun Charges

Somerset Man Faces Gun Charges

A 25-year-old Somerset man faces multiple gun-related charges after a motor vehicle stop on January 8. Police were conducting a “Quality of Life” investigation along Millstone Road, which included a motor vehicle stop on Spruce Street, according to a press release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office. During the investigation, police found a loaded 9mm […]

Police Investigating Shooting Incident On Voorhees Avenue

Police Investigating Shooting Incident On Voorhees Avenue

Authorities are seeking the public’s help in investigating a shooting that occurred in the evening of January 3. This is the second shooting incident in the township in two days. A New Brunswick man was shot to death outside a Cedar Grove Lane hotel on January 1. Township police, responding to a “shots fired” 9-1-1 […]

New Brunswick Man Shot Outside Township Hotel

New Brunswick Man Shot Outside Township Hotel

Police are asking for the public’s help in looking for the person who shot a man outside of a township hotel on New Year’s Day. Township police responding to a 9-1-1 call at about 2:31 a.m. at a Cedar Grove Lane hotel January 1 found a New Brunswick man, suffering from a gunshot wound, outside […]

Two Men Charged In November Murder Of Township Resident

Two Men Charged In November Murder Of Township Resident

Two men have been charged with the November 2 murder of a 34-year-old Franklin Park resident, according to a press release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office. A 30-year-old Edison man was arrested on December 22 and a 30-year-old Augusta, Ga. man was arrested on December 30, according to the release. The Edison man was […]

Somerset Man Among Pair Charged With July Murder

Somerset Man Among Pair Charged With July Murder

A 28-year-old Somerset man was among two who were charged in August with the July murder of a township man. The man was arrested on August 25, after a two-month investigation into the shooting death of 27-year-old Raphael Edwards of Village Drive, according to a press release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office. Police also […]

New Brunswick Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Two Youths In Township

New Brunswick Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Two Youths In Township

A 40-year-old New Brunswick man was arrested August 13 on charges that he sexually assaulted two juveniles during a party in the township. The man was allegedly attending a party on August 8 when he “inappropriately touched” the two juveniles while they were on a swing set in a township home’s back yard, according to […]

Highland Park Man Arrested In Township On Drug Charges

Highland Park Man Arrested In Township On Drug Charges

A 31-year-old Highland Park man was arrested in the township’s Somerset section on drug-related charges. The man was arrested after a brief chase on August 5, according to a press release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office. Little information was provided in the release. The arrest was the result of a three-month investigation, during which […]

Fourth Suspect In December Shootings Arrested

Fourth Suspect In December Shootings Arrested

A 20-year-old South Dover Avenue man has been charged in connection with two shootings in the township on December 30 and 31, 2019. The man is the fourth suspect charged in the shootings, which left a King Road man wounded. Early in the morning of December 30, 27 shots were fired at a Barker Road […]

Updated: Township Man Shot To Death, Police Ask Public’s Help

Updated: Township Man Shot To Death, Police Ask Public’s Help

Update 2: Police have released two surveillance videos showing two people of interest and an automobile of interest. One person of interest appears to have a distinct walk, and the vehicle appears to be a dark- or gray-colored sedan. The car turned left on Route 27 and headed north, police say. Police are seeking any […]

Five Franklin Residents Among Seven Busted On Drug-Related Charges

Five Franklin Residents Among Seven Busted On Drug-Related Charges

Five township residents were among seven people charged with running a Franklin-based marijuana distribution ring, police said on June 25. The five township residents, all in their 20s, were charged along with two New Brunswick residents, according to a press release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office. The seven face charges of 2nd Degree Possession […]

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