2017 News Releases

September 13, 2017

September is National Preparedness Month

West Trenton, NJ - September is National Preparedness Month and this year’s theme of “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” will focus on planning. Read more... [NJOEM Web site]

September 01, 2017

Don’t let a Bad Decision Wreck Your Holiday Weekend During Summer’s Last Stand

West Trenton, N.J. - Labor Day is the unofficial end to the summer season, which means it will be a busy weekend as travelers look to enjoy the holiday. Read more...

August 19, 2017

State Police Investigating Shooting on the New Jersey Turnpike

Newark, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police is investigating a shooting that injured three people on the New Jersey Turnpike in the area of Interchange 14 yesterday evening. Read more...

August 08, 2017

State Police Arrest Woman for Abandoning 10-Year-Old with Special Needs

Springfield Township, Burlington County - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Debra Wisler, 39, of Millville City, N.J. for allegedly abandoning her 10-year-old son who has special needs. Read more...

August 03, 2017

State Police work with State Parole to Arrest Hamilton Man

Hamilton Township, Mercer County - The New Jersey State Police and New Jersey State Parole Board have arrested Armond Holloway, 41, of Hamilton Township, N.J. for various drug and weapons offenses. Read more...

August 01, 2017

State Troopers to Set Up Sobriety Checkpoint in Monmouth County

West Trenton, N.J. - In an effort to make our roads safer and reduce crashes attributed to driving while under the influence, the New Jersey State Police will set up a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, August 5, in the area of Belmar Borough and Neptune Township. Read more...

July 31, 2017

State Police Arrest 36 and Dismantle Rival Drug Trafficking Rings

Operation Snow Bank Nets More than $100,000 Worth of Drugs Read more...

July 25, 2017

State Police Arrest Man for Heroin Distribution

Monroe Township, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Daquan Williams, 26, of Trenton, N.J. for allegedly possessing 160 doses of heroin worth $1,600. Read more...

July 18, 2017

State Police Arrest Fugitive From Massachusetts Wanted for Murder

Newark, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Jusselo Dias Dos Reis, 44, a resident of Brazil, for allegedly stabbing a man to death in Millford, Massachusetts on July 16. Read more...

July 12, 2017

State Police Locate Fugitive Allegedly Operating Heroin and Cocaine Facility

Perth Amboy, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Anthony V. Chicarello, 38, of Perth Amboy, for more than a dozen criminal offenses including maintaining a heroin and cocaine facility. Read more...

July 06, 2017

State Police Arrest Three and Seize 1,300 Doses of Heroin

Toms River, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Joseph Cottrell, 50, Tammy Burd, 43 and Daniel Bunk, 43, all of Toms River, for possession of more than $6,700 worth of heroin, which is approximately 1,300 individual doses. Read more...

July 03, 2017

State Troopers to Set Up Sobriety Checkpoint at PNC Arts Center

West Trenton, N.J. - In an effort to make our roads safer and reduce crashes attributed to driving while under the influence, the New Jersey State Police will set up a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, July 7, 2017, at the PNC Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J. Read more...

June 30, 2017

State Police Arrest Four Men and Seize $9.6 Million Worth of Heroin

North Bergen Township, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Jesus Carrillo-Pineda, 30, of Sierra Mojada, Coahulia, Mexico, Daniel Vasquez, 27, Jesus Yanez-Martinez, 21, both of Somerton, A.Z., and Omar Rodriguez, 37, of Willingboro, N.J. Read more...

June 30, 2017

State Police Hopes Everyone has a Fun and Safe Holiday Weekend

West Trenton, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police would like everyone to enjoy their extended holiday weekend safely. This may include getting together with family and friends at a barbecue, driving to the Jersey shore to enjoy the beach, or going out on the water on a boat. Read more...

June 23, 2017

Governor Christie Welcomes 157th New Jersey State Police Training Class Graduates

Trenton, NJ - Celebrating his commitment to maintaining the New Jersey State Police as one of the nation’s premier law enforcement agencies, Governor Chris Christie today commended New Jersey’s 148 newest state troopers during graduation ceremonies at the National Guard Training Center in Sea Girt. Read more...

June 21, 2017

State Police Seeks Public’s Assistance Identifying Man Seriously Injured in Crash

Folsom Boro, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying a man who was seriously injured when he was struck by a car on U.S. Highway 322 in Folsom Borough, Atlantic County. Read more...

May 26, 2017

State Police Hopes Everyone Enjoys Holiday Weekend Responsibly

West Trenton, N.J. - Memorial Day is traditionally the kick-off to the summer driving season, which means there will be more cars on the road this weekend. Whether you will be traveling to the Jersey shore or down the street with family and friends for a barbecue, motorists will need to be cautious in order to avoid tragedies. Read more...

May 25, 2017

State Troopers to Set Up Sobriety Checkpoint in Monmouth County

West Trenton, N.J. - In an effort to make our roads safer and reduce crashes attributed to driving while under the influence, the New Jersey State Police will set up a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, May 27, in the area of Belmar Borough and Neptune Township. Read more...

May 24, 2017

Emergency Alert Issued during Scheduled Training Exercise

West Trenton, N.J. - An emergency alert was unintentionally broadcast yesterday evening to residents of Salem and Cumberland Counties during a scheduled training exercise being conducted by the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, PSE&G Salem and Hope Creek Nuclear Power Stations, and county authorities. Read more...

May 19, 2017

25 Charged in Takedown of Trenton Drug Trafficking Ring

Trenton, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested 25 suspects of an alleged drug trafficking ring and seized guns, drugs, and cash as result of a cooperative investigation dubbed, “Operation Maple Empire.” Read more...

May 01, 2017

State Troopers to Set Up Sobriety Checkpoint in Deerfield Township

West Trenton, N.J. - In an effort to make our roads safer and reduce crashes attributed to driving while under the influence, the New Jersey State Police will set up a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, May 5, on State Highway 56 in Deerfield Township, Cumberland County. Read more...

April 26, 2017

State Troopers to Set Up Sobriety Checkpoint in Maurice River

West Trenton, N.J. - In an effort to make our roads safer and reduce crashes attributed to driving while under the influence, the New Jersey State Police will set up a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, April 28, on State Highway 47 and State Highway 55 in Maurice River Township, Cumberland County. Read more...

April 24, 2017

State Police Investigate Fatal Crash Involving Marked Troop Car

Lebanon Borough, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police is investigating a fatal crash involving a marked troop car and a GMC Envoy. Read more...

April 18, 2017

Nine Charged in Takedown of Newark Drug Trafficking Ring

State Police Seize Weapons and $55,000 worth of Heroin, Crack Cocaine, and Prescription drugs in "Operation Dead End" Read more...

April 06, 2017

Trooper Helps Deliver Baby Girl on I-78

Summit, N.J. - Trooper II Christopher Gesualdo helped a woman deliver a baby girl on the side of Interstate 78 in earlier this morning. Read more...

April 04, 2017

State Police Investigate Crash that Seriously Injured On-Duty Trooper

Warren Township, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police is continuing the investigation of a crash that seriously injured an on-duty trooper. Read more...

March 29, 2017

State Police Arrest Five Trenton Residents, Seize Guns, Drugs, Weapons and $26,000 Cash

Trenton, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested five Trenton residents for possession of heroin, marijuana, and a cache of weapons and ammo after a month-long, multi-jurisdictional investigation. Read more...

March 24, 2017

State Police Charge Trio Connected to 23 Car Burglaries

West Trenton, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Claudia O’Leary, 20, and Dallas Smith, 20, both of Eldredge, N.J. and Jeremy Horniacek, 19, of Cape May, N.J. for a string of car burglaries in Cape May County. Read more...

March 21, 2017

Troopers Charge Man with Assault by Auto and DWI

Robbinsville Township, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Jason Kennett, 35, of Danielson, C.T., after he fled the scene of an accident that injured another driver. Read more...

March 17, 2017

State Police and U.S. Homeland Security Investigations Seize 14 Kilos of Fetanyl

Camden City, N.J. - A cooperative investigation by the New Jersey State Police Trafficking South Unit and U.S. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Cherry Hill Office resulted in the arrest of Yahmire Boardley, 22, of Camden, N.J. and the seizure of 14 kilograms of fentanyl. Read more...

March 16, 2017

Have a Fun and Safe St. Patrick’s Day, But Don’t Push Your Luck

West Trenton, N.J. - If you plan on participating in St. Patrick's Day shenanigans this year, don't leave your safety and the safety of others up to luck. Read more...

March 13, 2017

State Troopers to Set Up Several Sobriety Checkpoints

West Trenton, N.J. - In an effort to make our roads safer and reduce crashes attributed to driving while under the influence, the New Jersey State Police will be conducting DWI sobriety checkpoints on Friday, March 17, 2017. Read more...

March 08, 2017

State Police Arrest Manchester Man and Seize $1 Million worth of Heroin

Manchester Township, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police, with assistance from the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and Manchester Police Department have arrested Artemio Gayton, 43, of Manchester Township, N.J. after detectives seized more than $1 Million worth of heroin from his residence. Read more...

February 10, 2017

New Jersey State Police Accepting Applications

West Trenton, N.J. - Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and State Police Superintendent Colonel Joseph R. Fuentes have announced the dates for the opening of the New Jersey State Police application process. Read more...

February 07, 2017

NJSP Seeking Volunteers for Domestic Violence Response Teams

West Trenton, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police and partnering domestic violence advocacy groups are seeking volunteers for Domestic Violence Response Teams (DVRT) in Cumberland, Morris, Somerset, and Sussex Counties. Read more...

February 04, 2017

State Police Recover Handguns and Drugs During Arrest

Hamilton Township, Mercer County - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Brian Rodriguez, 18, and Jonathan Martinez, 24, both from Lawrence Township, N.J. and a 16-year-old male from Lawrenceville, N.J. after fleeing a motor vehicle stop. Read more...

February 03, 2017

State Police Looking to Intercept Drunk Driving on Super Bowl Weekend

West Trenton, N.J. - The Super Bowl is only two days away and as everyone prepares for the big game, the New Jersey State Police will have increased patrols statewide to target dangerous driving behaviors. Read more...

January 27, 2017

NJSP Seeking Volunteers for Domestic Violence Response Teams

West Trenton, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police and partnering domestic violence advocacy groups are seeking volunteers for Domestic Violence Response Teams (DVRT) in Mercer and Salem Counties. Read more...

January 25, 2017

Violent Crime Initiative Captures Over 150 Fugitives Throughout the State

Hamilton, N.J. - Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and New Jersey State Police Superintendent Rick Fuentes today announced a statewide violent offender fugitive sweep that has resulted in the arrest of more than 150 offenders. Read more...

January 23, 2017

New Jersey State Police and Law Enforcement Partners Dismantle Bloods Street Gang Drug Network

Newark, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police led a coalition of law enforcement agencies including the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, Newark Police Department, and the U.S. Marshals Task Force, which has led to the arrest of 12 members of the Red Breed Gorillas set of the Bloods Street Gang for drug distribution, drug possession, gang criminality, and weapons offenses. Read more...

January 19, 2017

Troopers Deliver Baby Girl in Parking Lot of Barracks

Port Norris, N.J. - Troopers are well versed in catching thieves, burglars, drug dealers and other criminals on a regular basis, but catching babies is something that does not happen every day. Read more...

January 19, 2017

State Police Arrest Burlington City Man and Seize $23,000 worth of Drugs

Burlington City, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police, with assistance from the Burlington City Police Department, Burlington Township Police Department, and the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office, has arrested Hubert Moore, 35, of Burlington City. Read more...

January 14, 2017

New Jersey State Police Investigating Fatal Crash Involving Man Wanted by Bridgeton Police Department

Bridgeton City, N.J. - On January 13, at 8:59 p.m., a Bridgeton Station trooper observed a maroon Lincoln Continental Towncar on State Highway 49 and South West Avenue, which matched the description of a BOLO (Be on the Lookout) given out by the Bridgeton Police Department. Read more...

January 13, 2017

New Jersey State Police Arrest Man for Toll Theft and Unpaid Fees Totaling more than $1 Million

Woodbridge Township, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Lester Morales, 34, of Little Ferry, N.J. for the theft of more than $1 million of unpaid tolls and administrative fees during a 13-month period. Read more...

January 10, 2017

Public Meeting of the State Emergency Response Commission

West Trenton, N.J. - The State Emergency Response Commission will be holding two public meetings during the year 2017. Read more...

 

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