$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

Reward Offered for Wife Killer Still on the Run

The New Jersey State Police is offering a $1,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest of Jeremiah Monell. Monell is wanted for the murder of his estranged wife, Tara O’Shea-Watson, in her Commercial Township home on December 19. Detectives with the New Jersey State Police Homicide South Unit, Troop “A” Criminal Investigation Office, and Fugitive… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: December 26th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Reward Offered for Wife Killer Still on the Run

State Police stepping up patrols around state for holiday weekend

 

Motorists already know that heavier than normal traffic is part for the course on a holiday weekend. In addition to extra drivers on the road, New Jersey State Police have announced that they’ll also have an added presence the next several days. An additional 80 troopers will be on patrol from 6 p.m. Friday until 6… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: December 24th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

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 »

New Jersey Task Force Heads to Florida for Hurricane Operations

nj-hurricance-matthew-task-forceBy New Jersey State Police

Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, announced the deployment of 80 members of New Jersey Task Force 1 to assist with search and rescue operations as Hurricane Matthew moves closer into Florida. The highly trained team comprised of police, fire, and emergency medical personnel arrived at Joint… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: October 7th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on New Jersey Task Force Heads to Florida for Hurricane Operations

Bomb squad called to Eatontown business

assetContent (36)EATOWNTOWN — Local police and a bomb and arson squad from the State Police were investigating a suspicious package at a FedEx Office store Thursday night. Police were called sometime before 8:30 p.m. to the business at 255 Rt. 35, when the package was discovered. “A package has been safely isolated at our facility in Eatontown.… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 19th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Eatontown, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Bomb squad called to Eatontown business

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

40 people arrested in massive N.J. child porn crackdown

assetContentTRENTON — State authorities have arrested 40 people hailing from every county in New Jersey following a large-scale child pornography crackdown. Authorities are scheduled to detail the arrests at an 11 a.m. press conference at the State Police technology complex in Hamilton. All of the defendants were charged with possession of child pornography, and most were… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 18th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on 40 people arrested in massive N.J. child porn crackdown