Thomson Sworn In As Assemblyman

Ned Thomson was took the Oath of Office and officially became a member of the New Jersey General Assembly yesterday during a ceremony at the State House in Trenton.

Speaker Vincent Prieto administered the Oath to the former Wall Township mayor as his wife Sandi held the bible.  The Thomson’s son Christian, daughter-in-law Kimbery and grandchildren Bella and Marcelo participated in the ceremony as witnesses along with Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick.

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Posted: August 25th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, NJ Politics, NJ State Police | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Thomson Sworn In As Assemblyman

State Police plan DWI checkpoints in 2 Jersey Shore towns Saturday

MONMOUTH COUNTY – The State Police announced plans for DWI checkpoints in a pair of Jersey Shore towns on Saturday in a Facebook post that took shots at commenters who criticized past checkpoint announcements. “Beware of taking advice from Google lawyers,” the State Police wrote. “Rest assured that checkpoints are legal and that their purpose is… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: August 3rd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, NJ State Police | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on State Police plan DWI checkpoints in 2 Jersey Shore towns Saturday

$9.6M worth of heroin seized in ‘record-level’ New Jersey drug raid

Authorities arrested four men and seized $9.6 million in heroin following a month-long investigation into drug distribution, New Jersey State Police announced. Investigators seized 120 kilos of heroin, as well as methamphetamine, fentanyl and a huge haul of Percocet tablets in raids in Bergen and Burlington counties. State police and members of the North Bergen Police… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: July 2nd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, NJ State Police | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on $9.6M worth of heroin seized in ‘record-level’ New Jersey drug raid

State Police Seeks Help In Locating 14 Year Old Girl Missing From Millstone Group Home

The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Jermasia Wright, a 14 year old black female who has been missing from the Pine Drive Group Home in Millstone since March 1, 2017.

Jermasia Wright is 5’8”, 120 pounds and has a dark complexion. She has ties to Sewell, Glassboro, and Hackensack in New Jersey as well as Wilmington, Delaware. She also uses the alias, Mia Hollston, according to the NJSP announcement.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Jersey State Police Missing Persons Unit at 609-882-2000 ext. 2893 or NJSP Hamilton Station at 609-584-5000 ext. 5287. Anonymous tips are welcome.

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Posted: March 16th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, NJ State Police | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on State Police Seeks Help In Locating 14 Year Old Girl Missing From Millstone Group Home

Here comes Winter Storm Stella: The latest from the NJ State Police

Monmouth County forecast: 8-12 inches. Blizzard Warning in effect at 8PM tonight

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Posted: March 13th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, NJ State Police | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Here comes Winter Storm Stella: The latest from the NJ State Police

State Trooper Killed In Head On Collision

trooper-frankie-williamsNJ State Trooper Frankie Williams was killed in an on-duty head on collision on Monday night, according to an announcement by Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police.

The crash occurred shortly before 7 p.m. on Highway 55 in Millville City, Cumberland County.

At 6:59 p.m., in the area of milepost 22.2, a man traveling southbound in his Toyota Corolla crossed the grass median, entered the northbound lanes, and struck the marked troop car head-on. Trooper Williams was traveling northbound responding to a call for service.

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Posted: December 6th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News, NJ State Police | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

2 Monmouth County Men Among 40 Caught In Statewide Kiddie Porn Op

Kiddie Porn bustShawn Bovasso, 47 of Howell and Abeer Jaffri, 24 of Marlboro were among the 40 New Jersey men charged in a statewide crackdown on child pornography distribution announced by Attorney General Christoper Porrino yesterday.

Bovasso had over 5000 files of child pornography on his computer at the time of his arrest by State Police detectives on July 15th.  Troopers also found and seized two assault weapons from his residence. The assault weapons are being examined to determine if charges against Bovasso are appropriate.

Jaffri was arrested on May 31 and charged with both distribution and possession of child pornography.

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Posted: August 19th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, NJ State Police | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 2 Monmouth County Men Among 40 Caught In Statewide Kiddie Porn Op

N.J. trooper struck by car dies of injuries

12802915_829963020464060_6150481213963108092_nWEST DEPTFORD TWP. — A trooper struck by a vehicle while responding to a car fire Monday night has died of his injuries, New… Read the rest of this entry »

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State Police: Marlboro report was a “good call”

State Police logoThe New Jersey State Police posted the following statement on their facebook page regarding the incident that occurred on a commuter bus on Route 9 in Marlboro this morning:

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Posted: December 10th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, NJ State Police | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on State Police: Marlboro report was a “good call”

NJ State Police Bomb Unit Assisting Marlboro Police with Route 9 Bus

nj-state-police-symboljpg-02b3e0ada0e0b240_largeThe Marlboro Police Department closed Route 9 in both directions this morning, according to reports on 511nj.org and Monmouth County Police, Fire and EMS.

MCPFE is reporting that the NJ Jersey State Police Bomb Unit is assisting the Marlboro PD with a suspicious device left on a bus.

Marlboro Mayor Jon Hornik confirmed that there is police activity involving a NJ Transit Bus on Route 9

Capt. Stephen Jones of the NJSP Public Affairs Unit told MMM that the Arson and Bomb Unit was wrapping up and preparing to leave the scene as of 10:05 a.m.  Jones said that the Marlboro PD is leading the investigation.

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Posted: December 10th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Marlboro, Monmouth County News, NJ State Police | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on NJ State Police Bomb Unit Assisting Marlboro Police with Route 9 Bus