The attorney general's office's shooting response team says a preliminary investigation shows Isaiah Roberts was to meet with undercover agents behind a Rite Aid pharmacy in Sayreville Thursday. When the 38-year-old Parlin resident saw officers approaching he tried to flee, but allegedly struck an unmarked police vehicle and a detective from the Middlesex County prosecutor's office.
WKXW-FM Trenton, Fri, Jan 23 2015 @ 06:12 PM
A police officer fired his weapon at the target of a drug bust in Sayreville on Thursday after the suspect attempted to flee the scene by striking multiple police vehicles and a detective with his car - the incident is now under investigation by The N.J. Attorney General's Shooting Response Team. Isaiah D. Roberts, 38, of Parlin, was the target of an undercover drug operation conducted by the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office Narcotics Task Force behind the Rite Aid Pharmacy at 3553 Washington Road in Sayreville.
Patch.com, Fri, Jan 23 2015 @ 01:50 PM
Snow blanketed the Middlesex County area over night and left quite a mess for residents to clean up. Here a horse grazes at the Legacy Riding Stables located along Bordentown Ave in Sayreville.
Courier News, Sat, Jan 24 2015 @ 02:49 PM
A former county college basketball coach and recreational center director has been indicted on charges he sexually assaulted two boys and engaged in sexually explicit conversations with two others. A 25-count indictment charges Christopher Tarver, of Jackson Township, with crimes including official misconduct, sexual assault, criminal sexual contact and child endangerment.
Philly.com, Fri, Jan 23 2015 @ 08:35 AM
METUCHEN - State authorities are reporting crashes on several major Middlesex County highways, and have reduced the speed on the Outerbridge Crossing after an overnight snowstorm. The Outerbridge Crossing from Perth Amboy to Staten Island now has a 35 miles per hour speed restriction, according to 511nj.org.
The Jersey Journal, Sat, Jan 24 2015 @ 09:18 AM
A 43-year-old Ocean County man has been indicted on charges of sexually assaulting two boys in 2010-2011 and engaging in sexually explicit conversations with two additional boys in 1994. Christopher Tarver, of Jackson, was charged with 25 counts including official misconduct, sexual assault, criminal sexual contact, child endangerment and engaging in a pattern of official misconduct, according to a press release from the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office.
Patch.com, Fri, Jan 23 2015 @ 06:21 AM
An Edison cruiser sits in the parking lot at police headquarters. The long-awaited disciplinary hearing for a suspended Edison cop accused of sexual misconduct in uniform has been delayed yet again, allowing him to continue to collect a paycheck while the case drags on.
The Jersey Journal, Fri, Jan 23 2015 @ 06:42 PM
In a race against time, the Board of Education will look to Edison taxpayers to help rebuild the burned-down James Monroe Elementary School. The district is planning to ask voters to approve an $18 million borrowing plan in March.
The Newark Star-Ledger, Fri, Jan 23 2015 @ 11:10 AM