Police News


Be Bear Aware
Black bears tend to move around this time of year seeking food in preparation for winter.  Residents can take a few basic precautions this summer...read more

Police Press Release - 08/21/17
On August 14 at 9:44 a.m., Officer Ryan Gray stopped a vehicle operated by Yamil Santiago, 36, of East Windsor for a traffic violation on...read more

9-11 Blood Drive @ Fire Co. 46
To honor 9-11-01 victims, families, and first responders, as well as local emergency services. Wednesday, September 6 Montgomery Fire Company #2, 529 Route 518, Skillman,...read more

Next Shredding Event Sept. 16th @ MHS, Skillman
Shredding event will be held on Sept. 16 in Skillman at Montgomery High School–1016 Route 601 The Somerset County Board of Freeholders and the county's...read more

Solar Eclipse Eye Safety
Please read this info sheet of guidelines for viewing a solar eclipse.  Please note when reading this sheet that in New Jersey, there will be...read more

Police Press Release - 8/15/17
On 8/13/17 at 3:27 p.m., Yarin Darshan, 25, of New Brunswick, NJ was stopped on Rt. 206 for circumventing a traffic control device. During the...read more

Police Press Release - 8/11/17
On August 9 at 10:51 p.m., Officers Chris Parlow and John Colucci stopped a car driven by Creasen Naicker, 24, of Hillsborough after a random...read more

Police Press Release - 8/09/17
On Wednesday August 9, at 12:15 a.m., Montgomery Police stopped a Honda Accord operated by Kathryn Valis-Hale, 20, of Manville after observing her make an...read more

Police Press Release - 8/07/17
On August 1, Officers Chris Parlow and Ryan Gray arrested Dedrian Perkins, 41, of Belle Mead for active warrants from multiple agencies. Officers encountered Perkins...read more

Police Press Release - 8/03/17
On Tuesday July 25, at 1:59 p.m., Montgomery Police responded to the intersection of River Road (County Route 533) and the Griggstown Causeway for a...read more

Police Press Release - 7/19/17
On Tuesday July 18, 2017 at 10:51 p.m., Montgomery Township Police arrested Sharika M. Hickmond of Lawrenceville, NJ. Hickmond was stopped for a motor vehicle...read more

Stony Brook Bridge, Rt 206 Princeton, Closed 7/06 for 120 Days
The New Jersey Department of Transportation has announced that starting 12:01 a.m. on July 6, 2017, US Route 206 will be completely closed in both...read more

Police Press Release - 6/30/17
On June 27, 2017 at 2:28 p.m., Montgomery Police responded to a residential burglary. A York Drive resident returned home and noticed that an unknown...read more

Police Press Release - 6/27/17
On Thursday June 15, at 5:38 p.m., Montgomery Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on Pike Run Road. During the crash investigation it was...read more

Township Blood Drive - Thank you Donors!
On behalf of the Montgomery Township Health Department, we would like to extend a big thank-you to all residents, community partners and employees who rolled...read more

Police Reminder: Lock Your Car/Remove Valuables
With the advent of summer, the Montgomery Township Police Department would like to take the time to remind the community to secure their vehicles and...read more

Police Press Release - 6/07/17
On 6/6/17 at approx. 8:00 p.m., George Cody, 56, of Chevy Chase, MD was stopped by Officer Gray for a motor vehicle violation on Route...read more

Police Press Release - 5/26/17
On Tuesday May 16, at 3:04 p.m., Ofc. Giaccone stopped William T. Grimes, 33, of North Brunswick, NJ after observing him on a cellphone violation...read more

Police Press Release - 5/8/17
On 05/02/2017 at 7:39 p.m., Kurt J. Lehmann, 58, of Belle Mead drove to Montgomery Police Department in an attempt to locate his vehicle which...read more

May 7-13 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week
Prepare for Hurricanes Now Know what to do before, during, and after a hurricane. Prepare before hurricane season starts. Pacific hurricane season starts May 15...read more

Police Press Release - 5/04/17
On March 15, Officers Ryan Gray and Eric Hannold were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a Belle Mead business. The...read more

Police Press Release - 4/26/17
On Tuesday April 25, at 9:54 p.m., Montgomery Police stopped a vehicle for an inoperable headlight on Route 206. During the traffic stop the officer...read more

Police Press Release - 4/18/17
On Saturday April 8, at 2:32 p.m., Montgomery Police, Montgomery EMS, and Montgomery Fire Company #2, responded to Rt. 601 near Rt. 518 for the...read more

Princeton Ave., Blue Spring Rd. & Salisbury Rd. Improvement Work starts 4/17
Please note: While Princeton Avenue will close to all through traffic between Rt. 206 & Van Horn Brook (just past Kingsway Commons), Blue Spring Rd....read more

Drug Addiction Epidemic in Our Back yard
Panel Discussion Wednesday, April 26 Despite efforts to reduce its growth, the heroin epidemic in New Jersey isn’t letting up. The number of heroin deaths...read more

Police Advisory
CSX has advised they are closing Spring Hill Road at the rail crossing on Monday April 10th from approximately 7:30am till 12:00pm. Source: Montgomery Twp....read more

Nassau Tennis Cell Tower Crane & Balloon Test Dates Announced
Verizon Wireless in Zoning Board of Adjustment Case BA-03-16 has proposed a cellular tower for the Nassau Racquet and Tennis Club located at 1800 Route...read more

Police Campaign Against Distracted Driving in April
During the month of April, law enforcement agencies throughout Somerset and Hunterdon Counties will be out in force looking for distracted drivers as part of...read more

Police Press Release - 4/03/17
On March 27, at approx., 11:15 a.m., Officer Jason Larsen stopped a vehicle driven by Nicholas Ranta, 32, of Belle Mead for a motor vehicle...read more

"In the Blink of an Eye" Forum April 20th
A Conversation About Stress, Anxiety, Alcohol & Drug Use In Our Community Thursday, April 20th 7:00 p.m. Montgomery High School 1016 Rt. 601 Skillman, NJ...read more

Spring Hill Road Closed Today, Mon., April 3rd
Advisory: Spring Hill Road will be CLOSED until 3:00 pm today at the railroad crossing while CSX is performing work. Source: Montgomery Twp. Police Dept....read more

Construction Starting April 3 on Blue Spring Rd. & Salisbury Rd.
  Note from Twp. Engineering Dept.: No completion date has been announced. All work is weather dependent and subject to change without notice. ----------------------------------------- March...read more

Drug Prevention PSA/Billboard Contest for Teens
Safe Communities YOUth Coalition Presents PSA/Billboard Drug Prevention Contest The Safe Communities YOUth Coalition is currently hosting a PSA/Billboard Drug Prevention Contest.   Somerset County students...read more

Police Press Release -3/20/17
On March 13, Montgomery Police responded to a one car motor vehicle crash on River Road near Blue Spring Road. As officers were responding, the...read more

Blood Drive March 18 by Emergency Services
Montgomery EMS (MEMS) is hosting a Community Blood Drive on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 9 am to 2 pm at the Montgomery EMS squad...read more

Police Press Release 3/07/17
On Saturday March 4, at 1:43 A.M., Montgomery Police stopped a vehicle for speeding on Route 206. During the traffic stop the officer detected the...read more

Police Press Release- 3/01/17
On Monday February 27, at 10:59 p.m., Montgomery Police stopped Michael Cieploch, 25, of Manville, NJ after observing an equipment violation on the vehicle he...read more

Cherry Valley Rd. Tree Removal Project - 3/03 to ~3/30
On Friday, March 3rd, 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