Police News


Cherry Valley Rd. Tree Removal Project - 3/02 to ~3/30
On Thursday, March 2nd, weather permitting, Stonaker Tree Service, a subcontractor to Mazza Mulch, plans to commence removing of trees along Cherry Valley Road for the...read more

Montgomery Twp. Receive $50k Grant for Emergency Services
Grant Received to Support Montgomery EMS Funds Earmarked for First Responder Vehicle Montgomery Township has been awarded a $50,000 grant from Investors Foundation to support...read more

Police Press Release - 2/22/17
On Wednesday February 15, at 5:49 p.m., Montgomery Police and Montgomery EMS responded to Route 206 near Sunset Road for the report of a four...read more

Tree Trimming / Removal - Cherry Valley Rd Improvement Project
PLEASE READ THIS 2/21/17 NOTICE FROM PSE&G ON TREE TRIMMING For additional information regarding PSE&G’s or Nelson Tree Service’s assistance, please contact Scott Blocker @...read more

Police Press Release 02/08/17
On Tuesday February 7, at 12:00 p.m., Montgomery Police responded to the Montgomery High School for the report of a student in possession of narcotics....read more

Police Press Release - 02/08/17
On Friday February 3, at 12:50 a.m., Montgomery Police stopped Ian Pillersmith, 18, of Titusville, NJ after observing an equipment violation on the vehicle he...read more

Police Press Release - 1/31/17
On 1/27/2017 at approximately 5:13 p.m., Jordan Shapiro, 33, of West Windsor, NJ was arrested for possession of marijuana. A Montgomery Patrol Officer stopped Shapiro...read more

Police Press Release - 01/12/17
On January 12th at approximately 3:45 p.m., John D. Cashman Jr. was arrested for trespassing. Cashman is 47 years old and resides in Rocky Hill....read more

Police Press Release - 01/09/17
On January 7, Officer Jason Larsen stopped a vehicle operated by Matthew Miller, 30, of South Plainfield, NJ for speeding. During the course of the...read more

Police Press Release - 01/04/17
On December 27, 2016 Officer Ryan Gray conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle being operated by Laquan Rhym-Tate, 19, of Hillsborough, NJ for...read more

Police Press Release - 12/29/16
On Thursday December 22nd at approximately 6:15 a.m., Montgomery Police, Montgomery Fire Companies 1 and 2 and Montgomery EMS responded to Cherry Valley Road near...read more

Police Press Release - 12/20/16
On Tuesday November 29, at 4:35 a.m., Montgomery Police located a suspicious occupied vehicle parked in the Mill Pond Park parking area. The park is...read more

New Captain / Police Director Thomas Wain Sworn-in
Kurt Rock Also Sworn in as Lieutenant. For the first time in almost a decade, Montgomery Township has appointed a new Police Director. Captain Thomas...read more

Police Press Release - 12/09/16
On December 8, 2016 at 7:10 p.m., Montgomery Police responded to a two vehicle motor vehicle crash on Route 206 near Wall Street. Jason Monahan,...read more

Snow Plowing: What Montgomery Does, How Residents Can Help
Clearing township roads when snow storms hit is more logistically challenging than you might think.  Residents play an important role. Please read down to find...read more

Police Press Release - 12/02/16 & 12/05/16
12/05/16 On December 4, 2016, at approximately 5:50 p.m., Youbens Dessalines, 20, of Hamilton was arrested for underage possession of alcohol. Dessalines was stopped by...read more

Police Press Release - 11/28/16
On Friday November 19, at 9:36 p.m., police responded to Fairview Road for a reported motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival police located a BMW off...read more

DEP Launches Pilot Mobile App for Reporting Non-Emergency Environmental Incidents
The Department of Environmental Protection has launched a pilot mobile application that will enhance protection of public health and the environment by enabling the public...read more

Police Press Release - 11/21/16
On 11/17/2016 at 12:08 a.m., Shaan Kelly, 25, of Belle Mead was stopped on Berkley Avenue during the investigation of a hit and run collision...read more

NJDOT: Work to Resume Mon., Nov. 21 on Rt. 518 Bridge
According to a November 18th press release received from the New Jersey Department of Transportation, work on the Rt. 518 Bridge in Rocky Hill will...read more

Photos of Montgomery Veterans Day Celebration
Please go to this website's Photo Gallery pages at: http://www.twp.montgomery.nj.us/about-montgomery/photo-gallery Source: Montgomery Twp. Clerks Office...read more

Police Press Release - 11/03/16
On Sunday October 30th, at 1:27 p.m., Montgomery Police and Montgomery Township EMS responded to County Route 601 near the Dutchtown Zion Road intersection for...read more

Police Press Release - 10/27/16
On Sunday, October 23rd at 12:38 p.m., police responded to Kilpatrick Lane for the report of a motor vehicle burglary that had occurred over night....read more

Police Press Release - 10/26/16
On October 21, 2016 at 4:32 p.m., Vyacheslav Kurus, 43, of Huntingdon Valley, PA, was stopped on Grandview Road. During the stop, it was determined...read more

Police Press Release - 10/17/16
On October 5, 2016, Eileen Bradley, 58, of Skillman turned herself in at MTPD on an outstanding warrant issued by the Montgomery Municipal Court for...read more

NJAW Work on Orchard Rd. near Opossum begins Oct. 10th
Starting October 10, 2016 NJ American Water will be working on Orchard Road near Opossum Road.  Roads will remain open but be alert for traffic...read more

Youth Conference: 'Leadership in Action: Qualities of a Leader'
Somerset County teens in grades 7 to 12 are invited to attend Somerset County’s 20th annual Youth Conference on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 6 to...read more

Police Press Release - 10/03/16
On Sunday September 25, 2016, at 10:03 a.m., Montgomery Police arrested David Johnsen, 55, of Princeton after observing him walking through the Montgomery Shopping Center....read more

Police Press Release - 9/22/16
On September 19, 2016, at 7:40 p.m., Montgomery Police responded to the Wawa for the report of an intoxicated female. Inside the Wawa store, officers...read more

Police Press Release - 9/19/16
On 09/03/2016 at 10:30 p.m., Kimberly Kurtin, 52, of Skillman was stopped on Rt. 601 after police observed her swerving over the double yellow center...read more

9-11 Blood Drive Sept. 16 - Please Give!
Give the gift of life! Blood supplies often decrease after the summer months. Blood drives are being held in Montgomery to honor our emergency services volunteers....read more

Freeholders Bridge Funding Gap to Continue Rt. 518 Construction
Somerset County Freeholder Board Bridges Funding Gap with State of New Jersey over Route 518 Construction County Route 518 Bridge to Re-open After Successful Summer Talks...read more

'BOBO' Fridays' Food Drive - Sept. 16
The next “Buy One, Bring One” collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need will be held Friday, Sept. 16. “The Food...read more

Police Press Release - 9/07/16
On Thursday August 25th, at 7:27 p.m., Montgomery Police responded to Route 206 near the intersection of Platz Drive for a motor vehicle crash involving...read more

Students' Use of Buses Can Help Cut Down Traffic
Officials Encourage Student Use of School Buses in light of Rt. 518 Bridge Closure Due to the continued closure of the Rt. 518 bridge in...read more

Police Press Release - 8/25/16
On August 23, 2016 at 4:45 p.m., Jeffrey Kolodziej, 19, of Montgomery was stopped on Route 206 for suspicion of intoxication. During the stop, Kolodziej...read more

Police Press Release - 8/22/16
On Tuesday August 9, at 6:00 p.m., Montgomery Police and Montgomery EMS responded to the Johnson & Johnson facility on Grandview Road in Skillman for...read more

Police Advise: Be Bear Aware
With continued sightings of a black bear in our town and Princeton over the past few weeks (see Montgomery Twp. Police's Nixle page and Princeton Police...read more

Police Press Release - 8/10/16
On 8/9/16 at 12:42 a.m., Colin M. Teeter, 23, of Skillman was stopped on Griggstown Road after police observed a moving violation. During the stop...read more

Police Press Release - 8/01/16
On July 24, 2016 at 8:45 a.m., Stefan Bubnowski, 22, of Princeton was reported as a reckless driver coming out of Princeton. A few moments...read more

Recent & Upcoming Road Improvement Projects
In recent years, the Township Committee has been actively addressing the condition of our township roadways - approving much needed road repair and reconstruction work....read more

"Rt. 518 Bridge Work is Essential," Montgomery Officials tell NJDOT
Like many of our residents and businesses, Montgomery Township elected officials are concerned about the shutdown of the Route 518 bridge project over the Delaware and...read more

Cycling Event July 30th through Montgomery, Driver Awareness Advised
A charity cycling event will be passing through Montgomery the morning of Saturday, July 30th. Starting at Zarephath Church near Manville at 7 a.m., it...read more

Police Press Release - 7/18/16
On 7/13/2016 at approximately 1:07 p.m., Susan Berg, 52, of Somerset, NJ was arrested for possession of marijuana. Police were conducting traffic enforcement on US...read more

Route 518 Bridge Work Halted by State Transportation Funding Suspension
Local Officials Petitioning NJDOT; working with State Legislators on Resolution We are aware that many Montgomery residents/businesses have been inconvenienced and are concerned about the...read more

Road Work Updates - Multiple Roads This Week
AVOID County Rt 533 River Road in the area of the Griggstown Causeway due to heavy congestion caused by Rt 518 Detour. Long delays at...read more

Cooling Center Availability
Wed., July 13 - Fri., July 15 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Otto Kaufman Community Ctr 356 Skillman Rd., Skillman More hot weather is expected...read more

Montgomery Rated Among Safest Cities in U.S.
Montgomery Township has been ranked among the safest places in America in the latest annual ratings from Safewise.com. Montgomery is ranked #67 in the Safewise...read more

Vacation House Checks Available from Police
It is summer time and many of our residents leave town for vacation. We encourage residents to take advantage of the Police Department's Vacation House...read more

Full Closure of Rt. 518 Bridge at D&R Canal near Rocky Hill
The second phase of the bridge replacement over the D&R Canal on Route 518 began Wednesday, July 6. Route 518 will be closed 24/7 to...read more