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Bridgewater man charged with drunk driving in Watchung
WATCHUNG – A Bridgewater Township man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after a motor vehicle stop on Route 22 West on Sunday, Dec. 9. The man, Robert A. Meyer Jr., 57, was pulled over at about 5:34 p.m. Police said he was later released to his son with a citation for driving w
Bridgewater Residents Asked To Register Security Cameras
BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Bridgewater residents are being asked to their home surveillance cameras to help out the township police department. This is part of the Bridgewater Police Department's Surveillance Monitoring Initiative for Law Enforcement (S.M.I.L.E.) to build stronger community partnerships, add
Bridgewater Commons Holiday, Christmas Eve 2018 Hours
BRIDGEWATER, NJ — There is one week left to shop before Christmas. If you are heading to the mall check out the holiday shopping hours for the 2018 holiday season. Bridgewater Commons in Bridgewater has announced it will be open on Christmas Eve for procrastinators. They'll also open early for early
Trader Joe's Will Not Confirm Bridgewater Location Rumors
BRIDGEWATER, NJ — An application for a specialty grocery store to come to Bridgewater was approved, but the identity of such store remains a mystery. Rumors have been circling by wishful residents that the store will be a Trader Joe's. The nearest Trader Joe's locations to Bridgewater are in Westfie
2 Somerset County Massage Parlors Busted For Prostitution: SCPO
GREEN BROOK, NJ — Two Green Brook and New York women were arrested and charge with prostitution while working at "suspected brothels" in Somerset County. Taidhun Weh, 60, of Green Brook and Yuhong J. Chen, 47 of Flushing, New York were both arrested following a one-month long, joint investigation by
Crash With Injuries Reported In Bridgewater
BRIDGEWATER, NJ — A motor vehicle crash with injuries is being reported Monday afternoon in Bridgewater. The crash is at Finderne Avenue and E Main Street, Bridgewater Police reported as of 3 p.m.
Flood Watch Issued For Somerset County Through Friday Night
SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — A flood watch has been issued for Somerset County from Thursday night through Friday night by the National Weather Service. The watch was issued due to a strong low pressure that will hit the area Thursday night through Friday, causing a widespread rainfall of 1 to 3 inches wit
Nearly $190K Still Missing After Brinks Truck Mishap In New Jersey
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (WCBS 880) — Last week, a Brinks truck spilled more than half a million dollars onto Route 3 in New Jersey and police are struggling to locate all the money.
5 Drug, 1 DWI Arrests Made By Raritan Police
RARITAN, NJ — Raritan Police reported making multiple arrests for drug possession, driving while intoxicated and criminal warrants recently. On Dec. 5: Melissa Bailey, 42, of Bridgewater, was arrested for numerous criminal warrants out of.
Police seek public's assistance identifying suspects in New Jersey burglary
EVESHAM TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) -- A smash and grab robbery at a mini market has police in Burlington County looking for suspects. Evesham Township Police say officers showed up at the Pantry 1 Food Market, on West Marlton Pike last Friday, after an alarm was set off.
New York Woman Charged With Prostitution In Township Massage Parlor
A 47-year-old New York woman has been charged with prostitution after a month-long investigation into a township massage parlor. Yuhong J. Chen was arrested at about 1:45 p.m. Dec. 11 at Healthy Tone Spa on Route 27, according to a press release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office.
Missing Watchung Woman Last Seen in Scotch Plains Still Missing on Birthday, Police Seek Public’s Help
WATCHUNG, NJ - Today, Dec. 18 is Helen Kim’s birthday and she is still missing from Watchung. Police are seeking help from the public locating her and reuniting her with her family.
5 New Houses For Sale In The Bridgewater Area
BRIDGEWATER, NJ — On the hunt for a new home nearby, but getting tired of looking through the same old real-estate listings over and over? Never fear! To help simplify your search, we've got the latest batch of five new listings nearby.
Loaded Gun Found After Man Runs From Raritan Police
RARITAN, NJ — A gun loaded with hollow point bullets after a New York man ran away from police during a traffic stop in Raritan, police report. On Friday, Dec. 14 at 12:48 a.m. a Raritan Patrol Officer was investigating a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of the Shell Gas Station on Route 202 wh
Priciest Home For Sale In Somerset County Drops $6.5 Million
FAR HILLS, NJ — The refurbished Cragwood Estate overlooking the Somerset Hills and Ravine Lake did not sell at auction at $23 million in October and is now selling for $6.5 million less.
Corrections officer charged with sexual assault of inmate
NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Dec. 14 that Avril D. Richardson, 45, of Elizabeth, has been charged with second-degree sexual assault for engaging in sexual conduct with an inmate at Northern State Prison in Newark, where she was employed as a senior co
Speed Limit Lowered On Summerhill Road/Rues Lane Intersection
EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In an effort to protect the safety of students coming in and around the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High School located at the intersection of Rues Lane and Summerhill Road, the East Brunswick Township Council has passed an ordinance to lower the speed limit in all
North Plainfield man to be resentenced for killing Raritan Township man
RARITAN TOWNSHIP - A North Plainfield man convicted of murdering a Raritan Township man in 2013 will be resentenced because a state appellate court found his 60-year sentence "shocks our judicial conscience."
Watchung Woman Still Missing, Man Needs Kidney: Top News Of Week
SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — It's been a busy second week of December and staying on top of all the local news can be tough. No worries, we have put together the top stories of the week for Somerset County.
Bridgewater: Pediatric urgent care center to open in vacant Route 22 restaurant
BRIDGEWATER - A nationwide chain of pediatric urgent care centers will be moving into a vacant restaurant on Route 22. PM Pediatrics, headquartered in Long Island, has received township approval to renovate the former La Catena restaurant at the corner of eastbound Route 22 and Bridge Street next to