Recent Crime News
Friday Mar 27 | via NJ.com
EDISON - After an early-morning carjacking on Monday , Edison police officers noticed the stolen minivan still in the vicinity and arrested two suspects, Police Chief Thomas Bryan said. Officers Joyce Cheung and Lisa Cimmino stopped the stolen blue Dodge Caravan on Monday afternoon, Bryan said. Comment?
Thursday Mar 26 | via News12.com
Two men have been arrested in connection with a shooting in New Brunswick last weekend that left a man and juvenile wounded. Authorities say 24-year-old Christopher Smith, of Franklin Township, and 23-year-old Tywaan Bailey, of Edison, are both charged with attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder and two weapons offenses. Comment?
Thursday Mar 26 | via New York Daily News
Edison, N.J.: Many people have communicated with me their sadness regarding the tragedy of seven children dying in the house fire in Brooklyn. They are seeking answers to why this happened, and asking how could G-d allow it and whether there is a G-d. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via Patch.com
New Brunswick police have arrested two young men in connection with one of the two weekend shootings in the city, authorities said. On Tuesday, city detectives arrested Christopher Smith, 24, of Franklin, and Tywaan Bailey, 23, of Edison, in connection with Sunday's Class Place shooting that left a city man and a 17-year-old boy injured, according to Capt. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 18 | via The Jersey Journal
EDISON -- Police are seeking a man who held up a TD Bank located at 2064 Oak Tree Road in Edison. The robbery occurred about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday when a man approached a teller and showed a note indicating he had a gun. Comment?
Saturday Mar 7 | via NJ.com
SOMERVILLE - A Somerville man was found guilty of first-degree robbery of a man he and his accomplice lured to a location on the ruse of purchasing a computer through an ad on Craigslist. Stephen Maurrasse, 25, of Fairview Avenue in Somerville was convicted of robbing an Edison man of $2,500 at knife-point in a five-day trial before Judge Julie M. Marino in Somerset County Superior Court. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 3 | via The Jersey Journal
EDISON - Three members of an Edison family have been sentenced after guilty pleas in a cosmetics counterfeiting ring that earned them hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey. Jorge Robles, 51, was sentenced to five years in prison after he pleaded guilty to second-degree counterfeiting. Comment?
Mar 1, 2015 | via The Jersey Journal
The FBI laboratory, the nation's premier facility for the examination of forensic evidence, lost a critical hair sample collected from the charred debris of an arson fire at the home of a high-ranking Edison police official two years ago, documents show. The sample was one of two hairs found among the remains of a makeshift incendiary device set ablaze on Capt. Comment?
Feb 27, 2015 | via Courier News
Posters soon will be displayed in the district's three high schools and five middle schools reminding students to call 911 if they see a friend or family member overdosing on drugs or alcohol. Drug overdose prevention posters going in Woodbridge schools Posters soon will be displayed in the district's three high schools and five middle schools reminding students to call 911 if they see a friend or family member overdosing on drugs or alcohol. Comment?
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