2019 News Releases

December 12, 2019

State Police Assist San Francisco Police Department with Identifying Remains of Child in 43-Year-Old Homicide Cold Case

Southampton, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police Missing Persons Unit assisted the San Francisco Police Department, CA with positively identifying Judy Gifford, 14, as the victim in a 43-year-old homicide cold-case investigation. Read more...

November 19, 2019

Trooper uses Naloxone and CPR to Revive Unconscious Man

Westampton Township, N.J. - A New Jersey State Trooper used Naloxone and CPR to revive a man who was overdosing in a restroom in Westampton, N.J. Read more...

October 10, 2019

Off-Duty Trooper Uses CPR to Revive Unconscious Woman

Newark, N.J. - An off-duty New Jersey State Trooper performed life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a 73-year-old woman who collapsed and stopped breathing in a restroom at the Prudential Center. Read more...

October 09, 2019

Troopers Rescue Man and Dog from Cliff

Fredon Township, N.J. - A New Jersey State Trooper was lowered by rope to rescue a hiker and his dog after they became lost on a trail in a wooded area off of Yellow Frame Road in Fredon Township, Sussex County. Read more...

October 09, 2019

State Police Unions Offer $10,000 to Increase Reward for Information for Dulce Alavez

The New Jersey State Police Unions have collectively offered an additional $10,000 reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Dulce Alavez, 5, from Bridgeton City, N.J., who has been missing since September 16. Read more...

September 19, 2019

State Troopers to Set Up Sobriety Checkpoint in Cumberland 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 Friday, September 20, in the Maurice River Township, Cumberland County area. Read more...

September 04, 2019

State Police Arrest Two Men and Seize 5 Pounds of Marijuana at Service Area

Bethlehem Township, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Brandon Anthony Jacobo, 19, of Womelsdorf, P.A. and Abraham Santana, 21, of Reading, P.A. and seized five pounds of marijuana, valued at $13,000, at the westbound service area on Interstate 78 in Bethlehem Township, Hunterdon County. Read more...

August 30, 2019

State Police Urges Responsible Driving on Land and Water this Labor Day Weekend

West Trenton, N.J. - This weekend marks the unofficial end of the summer season, which means many will be on the roads enjoying the final days of sunshine and warm temperatures. Read more...

August 29, 2019

Off Duty Trooper Revives Unconscious Drowning Victim

Orlando, F.L. - A New Jersey State Trooper on a family vacation in Orlando, F.L. performed life-saving CPR on a 7-year old girl who was found face down in a swimming pool. Read more...

August 29, 2019

Governor Phil Murphy and Colonel Patrick Callahan Honor Elmora Troopers at State Police Headquarters

West Trenton, N.J. - Earlier today, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, First Lady Tammy Murphy, and Colonel Patrick J. Callahan of the New Jersey State Police met with the Little League Elmora Troopers baseball team and their family and friends at the New Jersey State Police Museum and Log Cabin at Division Headquarters to celebrate their inspiring journey to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, P.A. Read more...

Agosto 29, 2019

El Gobernador Phil Murphy y El Coronel Patrick Callahan Honran a los Patrulleros de Elmora en la Sede de la Policía Estatal

West Trenton, N.J. - Hoy, el Gobernador de Nueva Jersey, Phil Murphy, la Primera Dama Tammy Murphy y el Coronel Patrick J. Callahan, de la Policía Estatal de Nueva Jersey, se reunieron con el equipo de béisbol de las Pequeñas Ligas, los Patrulleros de Elmora, y sus familiares y amigos en el Museo de la Policía Estatal y en la sede de la Policía Estatal para celebrar su viaje de inspiración a la Serie Mundial de las Pequeñas Ligas en Williamsport, PA. Read more...

August 13, 2019

State Troopers to Set Up Sobriety Checkpoint in Ocean 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 17, in the Toms River Township, Ocean County area. Read more...

August 07, 2019

Acting Governor Oliver Issues Executive Order to Address Rising Bias Incidents Among Youth

Response Follows Release of New State Report Showing “Rising Tide of Hate” Read more...

August 05, 2019

State Police Locate Missing Man in Lake Hopatcong

Jefferson Twp., N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have located the body of Jason Gill, 24, of Mount Arlington, N.J., who fell off a vessel and went missing in Lake Hopatcong on Saturday, August 3. Read more...

July 12, 2019

117 New Troopers Receive Badges in Toms River

159th New Jersey State Police Recruit Training Class Graduates Read more...

July 09, 2019

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 Thursday, July 11, at the PNC Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J. Read more...

June 19, 2019

State Police Arrest Two Men for Armed Robbery

Bloomsbury, Boro, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Brian Johnson, 42, and Brett Johnson, 28, both of Phillipsburg, N.J., for allegedly robbing a gas station at gunpoint in Bloomsbury Boro, Hunterdon County. Read more...

May 30, 2019

State Police Arrest Four and Solve String of Dunkin' Donuts Burglaries across the State

Pleasantville City, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Aaqib James, 40, and Altovise James, 40, both of Pleasantville City, N.J., Rasheedah Blackwell, 40, of Atlantic City, N.J., and Naeem Reynolds, 28, of Egg Harbor Township, N.J. after troopers linked them to several burglaries and thefts at multiple Dunkin' Donuts throughout New Jersey. Read more...

May 24, 2019

State Police Kick Off 2019 Summer with Additional Troopers Deployed Statewide

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. Read more...

May 23, 2019

Trooper Uses CPR to Revive Man on Garden State Parkway

Middletown Township, N.J. - A New Jersey State Trooper performed life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) at a construction site on the Garden State Parkway to revive a 32-year-old man who stopped breathing. Read more...

May 03, 2019

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 4, in the Belmar Township, Monmouth County area. Read more...

May 02, 2019

New Jersey State Police Remembers Trooper Werner Foerster on 46th Anniversary of His Murder

West Trenton, N.J. - Today marks the 46th anniversary of the murder of Trooper Werner Foerster, who was shot and killed on the New Jersey Turnpike. Read more...

April 29, 2019

New Jersey State Police Begins Accepting Applications Today

West Trenton, N.J. - Today Colonel Patrick J. Callahan marked the opening of the New Jersey State Police application process. Applications will be accepted online from today April 29, 2019 to Sunday, May 12, 2019. All eligible men and women are encouraged to apply. Read more...

April 18, 2019

State Police Charge Woman Found with 20 Dogs Living in Deplorable and Inhumane Conditions

Shamong Township, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Marissa Corbett, 39, from Shamong Township, N.J., for keeping 20 dogs in deplorable and inhumane conditions in and around her home on Oakshade Road. Read more...

March 15, 2019

State Police Arrest Two Men for Multiple Drug Offenses

Roselle Borough, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Jorge L. Correa, 38, of Linden, N.J. and Gustavo Barco, 39, of Roselle, N.J. and seized, heroin, cocaine, marijuana, and more than $60,000 cash. Read more...

February 21, 2019

Erratic Driver Call Leads to Gun Arrest

Roxbury Township, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested David Fonseca, 27, of Rochester, N.Y., for allegedly brandishing and pointing a handgun at another driver. Read more...

February 19, 2019

State Police Arrest Man for Attempting to Lure a 13-Year-Old Girl via Online Application

Union Township, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Felix Jimenez-Romero, 36, of Hyattsville, M.D., for allegedly attempting to lure a 13-year-old girl for the purpose of having a sexual encounter. Read more...

February 06, 2019

State Police Charge School Bus Driver for Watching Pornography in Front of Children

Shamong Township, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have arrested Franck Lafortune, 64, of Burlington Township, N.J. for allegedly watching pornography in front of children on a school bus. Read more...

February 05, 2019

Safer Internet Day: State Police Reminds Parents to be Diligent Against Online Predators

West Trenton, N.J - Today Colonel Patrick Callahan and the New Jersey State Police today are participating in the global initiative, Safer Internet Day, which is a campaign aimed to raise awareness about the dangers posed to children by online predators. Read more...

February 01, 2019

State Police Announces 2018 Trooper of the Year Recipient

West Trenton, N.J. - Earlier today, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Colonel Patrick Callahan announced that Trooper Keith Ashley, of Troop “C” Hamilton Station, is the recipient of the 2018 Trooper of the Year Award for spearheading 103 criminal investigations, which resulted in the arrest of more than 300 suspects for a variety of offenses including child endangerment, evidence tampering, narcotics possession and distribution, and weapons possession during a one-year period. Read more...

January 22, 2019

Public Meeting of the State Emergency Response Commission

West Trenton, N.J. - The State Emergency Response Commission will be holding public meetings on June 5, 2019 and December 4, 2019. Read more...

January 20, 2019

New Jersey State Police Lifts Remaining Commercial Vehicle Travel Restriction

West Trenton, N.J. - Colonel Patrick J. Callahan has announced the remaining commercial vehicle travel restriction will be lifted effective Sunday, January 20, at 4 p.m. Read more...

January 20, 2019

New Jersey State Police Update Commercial Vehicle Travel Restriction

West Trenton, N.J. - Colonel Patrick J. Callahan has announced the commercial vehicle travel restriction will be lifted on all roadways with the exception of northbound traffic on interstate 287 including and between exits 41 (interstate 80 interchange) and 66 (New York State border) effective Sunday, January 20, at 7 a.m. Read more...

January 18, 2019

New Jersey State Police Issues Commercial Vehicle Travel Restriction

West Trenton, N.J. - Colonel Patrick J. Callahan has announced a commercial vehicle travel restriction due to the anticipated severity of the impending winter storm. Read more...

January 18, 2019

Governor Murphy and the Murphy Administration Urge Residents to Prepare for Upcoming Snow Storm

Trenton, N.J. - Governor Phil Murphy and the Murphy Administration are asking New Jersey residents to prepare for a winter storm that will affect the area throughout the weekend. Read more...

 

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