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Fans Boo 'The Rock' At Philadelphia Event After Charming West Windsor Gym Owner Fans Boo 'The Rock' At Philadelphia Event After Charming West Windsor Gym Owner
Fans Boo 'The Rock' At Philadelphia Event After Charming West Windsor Gym Owner The Rock continues to lean into his bad guy persona, taking a dig at one of Philadelphia's favorite athletes. Videos show fans booing after The People's Champion gave a simple explanation as to why he was two hours late for a fan event at WWE World on Thursday, April 4.  The Rock said he was late because he was watching clips of Jalen Hurts, the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, losing in the playoffs again. “The Rock was late because he was on YouTube watching highlights of Jalen Hurts losing in the playoffs again.” Savage 😂pic.twitter.com/Mgx7gdrJg5 — Dylan Powell (@PowellAnalytic…
Popular Chinese Restaurant Owners Had Heirlooms, Money Stolen In West Deptford Burglary Popular Chinese Restaurant Owners Had Heirlooms, Money Stolen In West Deptford Burglary
Popular Chinese Restaurant Owners Had Heirlooms, Money Stolen In West Deptford Burglary A son is pleading for financial help after his parents' home was burglarized and precious family heirlooms stolen in Mercer County. Ethan Wang of Princeton Junction said his parents, Sara Wang and John Kang, "work themselves to the bone" at a restaurant they've run in West Windsor for 25 years called Hot Wok Cafe. "My mother is now 63 and my father is 65. I want to see them retire," Ethan wrote on a GoFundMe page. On March 6, the parents' home was broken into between 5 and 7 p.m., West Windsor police confirmed. The suspects stole a large amount of cash from their business and many valuabl…
Passenger Critically Hurt In Route 1 West Windsor Crash Passenger Critically Hurt In Route 1 West Windsor Crash
Passenger Critically Hurt In Route 1 West Windsor Crash A 39-year-old woman from Pennington was critically injured in a crash on Route 1 in West Windsor, authorities said. On Wednesday, Feb. 28 at about 2:20 p.m., West Windsor police responded to a single-car crash on Route 1 South just south of Carnegie Center Blvd. The vehicle that crashed was reported to have struck a pole and was in the roadway, West Windsor police said. A preliminary investigation found that the Honda was traveling south when it veered off of the roadway and struck a telephone pole, police said. After hitting the pole, the Honda spun back onto the highway where it cam…
Storm Flooding, Road Closures, Downed Wires Persist In Mercer County Storm Flooding, Road Closures, Downed Wires Persist In Mercer County
Storm Flooding, Road Closures, Downed Wires Persist In Mercer County Police and firefighters continued to grapple with flooding, area road closures and downed power lines following the storm. Scattered power outages persisted throughout Mercer County where more than 700 homes and businesses remained without power early Wednesday, Jan. 10, according to Jersey Central Power & Light. Among roads that remained closed early Wednesday included: Mercer Road between Province Line Road and Lovers Lane in Princeton remained closed due to flooding. Washington Road was closed westbound in West Windsor. The eastbound lane had reopened. There were still utility haza…
West Windsor Engineer, 25, Killed In Wrong-Way Massachusetts Crash West Windsor Engineer, 25, Killed In Wrong-Way Massachusetts Crash
West Windsor Engineer, 25, Killed In Wrong-Way Massachusetts Crash A 25-year-old engineer from Mercer County was killed this week by a wrong-way driver in Massachusetts, where she lived and worked, police said.  Geetika Guruprasad, of West Windsor, died just after 12:45 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, in Littleton, a suburb of Boston.  Guruprasad was driving her Mazda CX-5 on Route 2 when an SUV traveling on the wrong side of the road collided with her, Massachusetts State Police said. Paramedics rushed her to Emerson Hospital in Concord, Massachusetts, where doctors pronounced her dead.  The 22-year-old driver of the Chevrolet SUV was also se…
Wrong-Way Driver Kills Somerville Woman, 25, In Littleton Head-On Crash Wrong-Way Driver Kills Somerville Woman, 25, In Littleton Head-On Crash
Wrong-Way Driver Kills Somerville Woman, 25, In Littleton Head-On Crash A driver going the wrong way on a Middlesex County highway led to a head-on collision earlier this week that claimed the life of a 25-year-old Somerville woman will face charges in the fatal crash, police said.  The head-on crash happened just before 12:45 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, on Route 2 in Littleton. A 22-year-old Leominster woman drove her Dodge SUV west in the eastbound lane, Massachusetts State Police said.  She collided with a Mazda CX-5 near mile marker 114.  Geetika Guruprasad, who was driving the Mazda, was rushed to Emerson Hospital in Concord, where doctors…
Hamilton Man, 24, Charged In West Windsor Woman's Beating Death During Burglary: Prosecutor Hamilton Man, 24, Charged In West Windsor Woman's Beating Death During Burglary: Prosecutor
Hamilton Man, 24, Charged In West Windsor Woman's Beating Death During Burglary: Prosecutor A 24-year-old man from Hamilton has been charged in connection with a woman's beating death after neighbors reported a break-in, authorities said. Denzel Whitmore, 24, is charged with first-degree murder, first-degree felony murder, second-degree burglary and fourth-degree tampering with evidence, according to Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri and West Windsor Police Chief Robert Garofalo. Elaine Murray, 71, of West Windsor was found dead in an upstairs bedroom, they said. She appeared to have visible signs of injuries to her face and she was bleeding from the ba…
Woman, 71, Found Dead After Apparent Break-In In West Windsor Woman, 71, Found Dead After Apparent Break-In In West Windsor
Woman, 71, Found Dead After Apparent Break-In In West Windsor A 71-year-old woman was found dead with signs of a break-in in Mercer County, authorities said. Elaine Murray, 71, of West Windsor appeared to have visible signs of injuries to the face, neck and head, according to Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri alongside West Windsor Police Chief Robert Garofalo. On Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2023, just after 8 p.m., West Windsor police responded to a residence on Galston Drive after neighbors went to conduct a well-being check on a female neighbor who lives alone and noticed evidence of a break-in, Onofri said. Police found Murray lying …
Police ID Victim In Fatal Mercer County Crash Police ID Victim In Fatal Mercer County Crash
Police ID Victim In Fatal Mercer County Crash Police have identified the person killed in a single-vehicle crash in Mercer County. Jamson Lysius,  43, of Trenton, was killed in the crash, according to West Windsor police. Police did not say who was driving in the crash. Six other people were injured in the crash, two critically, police said. At 10:40 p.m. on Monday, June 26, the West Windsor Township Communications Center dispatched Patrol Units to Old Trenton Road near Cubberley Road for a serious collision. Police found that a 2013 Nissan Pathfinder had overturned on wet pavement. Three occupants were ejected from the Nissan…
1 Killed, 6 Hurt In Mercer County Crash 1 Killed, 6 Hurt In Mercer County Crash
1 Killed, 6 Hurt In Mercer County Crash One person was killed and six others were hurt in a Mercer County crash, authorities said. The unidentified victim was 44 years old. Two people remained in critical condition on Tuesday, June 27, according to West Windsor police. At 10:40 p.m. on Monday, June 26, the West Windsor Townshipo Communications Center dispatched Patrol Units to Old Trenton Road near Cubberley Road for a serious collision. Further dispatch included possible entrapment in the single-vehicle crash.  Police found that a 2013 Nissan Pathfinder had overturned with seven occupants. Three were ejected from the Nis…
Shoplifter Takes Revolver From Arresting Officer In West Windsor: Police Shoplifter Takes Revolver From Arresting Officer In West Windsor: Police
Shoplifter Takes Revolver From Arresting Officer In West Windsor: Police An alleged shoplifter ultimately resisted arrest and seized an officer's firearm, authorities said. On Thursday, May 11, at 4:44 p.m., West Windsor police got a complaint of a shoplifted at  TJ Maxx at the Nassau Park Pavilion. A patrol officer was working nearby at  Wegmans Food Market.  He approached the suspect, who reportedly resisted commands from police. The suspect, later identified as Nicholas Giovannozzi, pushed a shopping cart away and began to flee on foot.  During the detention, the officer asked Giovannozzi to place his hands behind his back…
Crash Ties Up Traffic In West Windsor Crash Ties Up Traffic In West Windsor
Crash Ties Up Traffic In West Windsor A Wednesday afternoon crash tied up traffic in West Windsor, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 12:30 p.m. April 5 near New Village and Edinburg Roads, West Windsor police said. The roadway was reopened by about 2:30 p.m., police said.
Owner Of Golden Retriever Found In West Windsor Owner Of Golden Retriever Found In West Windsor
Owner Of Golden Retriever Found In West Windsor UPDATE: The dog's owner wss located, police said. ORIGINAL STORY: A Golden Retriever has been found in West Windsor Local police seek the public's help locating his owner.  The dog was found near Conover and Edinburg roads, police said.  Contact West Windsor Police Department if you are the owner. 
Pedestrian, 63, Critical After Being Struck By Vehicle In Mercer County Crosswalk Pedestrian, 63, Critical After Being Struck By Vehicle In Mercer County Crosswalk
Pedestrian, 63, Critical After Being Struck By Vehicle In Mercer County Crosswalk A 63-year-old pedestrian was rushed to a nearby hospital after being struck by a vehicle in a Mercer County crosswalk Tuesday evening, authorities said. The pedestrian was heading east to west in the southern crosswalk of the intersection of Penn-Lyle Road at Canoe Brook Drive in West Windsor, local police said in a press release. A 55-year-old West Windsor driver traveling southbound on Penn-Lyle Road approaching the Canoe Brook Drive intersection struck the pedestrian around 5:45 p.m., the release said. The pedestrian, of West Windsor, was taken to Capital Health Regional Medical Center …
Body Found Along Route 1 On Christmas ID'd As Trenton Woman Body Found Along Route 1 On Christmas ID'd As Trenton Woman
Body Found Along Route 1 On Christmas ID'd As Trenton Woman Police have identified the person who was found dead near a Route 1 car dealership on Christmas as a 31-year-old Trenton woman. Stephanie Carmody's body was found in the northbound shoulder of 3466 Route 1 — a former car dealership — around 5:25 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 25, after multiple 911 calls were placed, West Windsor police said. The WWPD Detective Bureau took over the investigation in conjunction with members of the Mercer County Prosecutor's Homicide Task Force (HTF). The Middlesex Regional Medical Examiner's Office removed her body. Carmody's Facebook page said she had been working as …
Pedestrian Pulls Seriously Injured DWI Driver From Honda After Fiery West Windsor Crash: Police Pedestrian Pulls Seriously Injured DWI Driver From Honda After Fiery West Windsor Crash: Police
Pedestrian Pulls Seriously Injured DWI Driver From Honda After Fiery West Windsor Crash: Police A pedestrian pulled a seriously injured driver from a Honda just moments before the vehicle burst into flames following a drunken crash in West Windsor Tuesday evening, authorities said. The crash occurred just before a curved section of South Mill Road near the intersection with New Edinburg Road around 7:10 p.m., West Windsor police said. Officers say local resident Christopher F. Howard was heading eastbound in a 2011 Honda Accord when the vehicle crossed the center line, veered off the left side of the roadway, and crossed over New Edinburg Road before crashing into a pine tree. A Good…
Christmas Tree Toting Driver Spits, Shouts Racial Slurs At Student Driver In Central Jersey: PD Christmas Tree Toting Driver Spits, Shouts Racial Slurs At Student Driver In Central Jersey: PD
Christmas Tree Toting Driver Spits, Shouts Racial Slurs At Student Driver In Central Jersey: PD A driver with a Christmas tree on his roof shouted racial slurs, gave the middle finger and spit at a student driver and her mom, authorities said. The incident occurred at about 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10 in West Windsor, police said. The suspect is a white male, bald with a full board with gray in it. He's 40 to 45, about 5 feet-11 inches tall and weighs 250 pounds, police said. The victim, a passenger, was teaching her daughter to drive on South Mill Road at the traffic signal for Princeton-Hightstown Road.  The suspect's vehicle, described as a Subaru Forester blue or green in c…
Children’s Music Teacher Arrested For Viewing, Sharing Child Porn: Mercer County Prosecutor Children’s Music Teacher Arrested For Viewing, Sharing Child Porn: Mercer County Prosecutor
Children’s Music Teacher Arrested For Viewing, Sharing Child Porn: Mercer County Prosecutor A children’s music teacher in Mercer County was charged with viewing and uploading child pornography, authorities announced. Jose Sanchez, 58, of Monroe Township, was charged with possession and file sharing of child pornography, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri said in a release with local officials on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Sanchez’s arrest is the result of a tip from the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office that someone in Mercer County was uploading the material. The follow-up investigation led to the execution of a search wa…
Burlington County Man Nabbed After Burglarizing Mercer County Home Of Nearly $20K: Police Burlington County Man Nabbed After Burglarizing Mercer County Home Of Nearly $20K: Police
Burlington County Man Nabbed After Burglarizing Mercer County Home Of Nearly $20K: Police A Burlington County man was arrested in Georgia after making off with nearly $20,000 during a home burglary in Mercer County, authorities said. Officers responding to a burglary report at a home in the Penns Neck development in West Windsor around 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29 found that the home had been broken in through a window and burglarized of nearly $20,000 in jewelry and other valuables, local police said in a release on Wednesday, Sept. 7. A follow-up investigation found that Bobby David N. Jackson, of Lumberton, had committed the burglary and was found with a vehicle that had …
3 Hospitalized In Serious Mercer County DWI Crash, Driver Charged With Vehicular Assault: PD 3 Hospitalized In Serious Mercer County DWI Crash, Driver Charged With Vehicular Assault: PD
3 Hospitalized In Serious Mercer County DWI Crash, Driver Charged With Vehicular Assault: PD A drunken driver was charged with vehicular assault for causing a serious crash in Mercer County, authorities said. Romulo Alfredo Menchu Aguilar, of Millstone, was driving a white Chevrolet Colorado southbound on Old Trenton Road near Pennington Drive in West Windsor when he veered into the path of a black 2022 Genesis G70 heading northbound on Old Trenton Road just after 10:30 p.m. on Friday, June 17, local police said in a release on Friday, June 24. Both drivers, as well as Aguilar’s passenger, had to be extricated and were taken to the trauma unit at Capital Health Regional Medical Cen…
Social Media Threat Prompts Increase Police Presence At South Jersey School District Social Media Threat Prompts Increase Police Presence At South Jersey School District
Social Media Threat Prompts Increase Police Presence At South Jersey School District A threat posted on social media prompted an increase police presence at a South Jersey school district, authorities said. The threat was posted online about High School North in the West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District during the late afternoon on Sunday, June 5, according to a joint release from the West Windsor and Plainsboro Police Departments. A thorough investigation determined the source of the threat and deemed it to be non-credible, police said. Each of the schools within the district were set to remain on an in-person schedule for Monday, June 6 with an increased …
4 Hospitalized In Crash At Mercer County Intersection, Police Say 4 Hospitalized In Crash At Mercer County Intersection, Police Say
4 Hospitalized In Crash At Mercer County Intersection, Police Say Four people were taken to nearby hospitals following a Sunday night crash at a Mercer County intersection, authorities confirmed. A Ford Taurus heading west on Princeton-Hightstown Road in West Windsor was attempting to turn left onto Clarkville Road while approaching a green traffic signal at Clarksville Road when it collided with an eastbound Honda Accord at the intersection just before 5 p.m., local police said. The Taurus driver and front-seat passenger suffered minor injuries, while the back driver’s side passenger suffered a serious head injury, police said. The Ford driver and passe…
Beloved Trenton Woman ID’d As Victim Of Deadly Mercer County Motor Bike Crash Beloved Trenton Woman ID’d As Victim Of Deadly Mercer County Motor Bike Crash
Beloved Trenton Woman ID’d As Victim Of Deadly Mercer County Motor Bike Crash A beloved Trenton woman was identified as the victim of last week’s deadly motor bike crash in Mercer County, authorities announced. Aisha Kearney, 40, was operating a mini motor bike in the center lane of Route 1 South near Buffalo Wild Wings in West Windsor when she was hit by a North Brunswick man driving a Ford around 10:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 15, authorities said. Kearny was thrown from the bike and hit by several more vehicles before being pronounced dead around 11 p.m., authorities said. Condolences poured in on social media for Kearney, who was remembered as a friend to many. …
40-Year-Old Woman Dies In Mercer County Motor Bike Crash, Police Say 40-Year-Old Woman Dies In Mercer County Motor Bike Crash, Police Say
40-Year-Old Woman Dies In Mercer County Motor Bike Crash, Police Say A 40-year-old woman riding a motor bike died in a Tuesday night crash in Mercer County, authorities announced. The Trenton woman — whose name was not released — was operating a mini motor bike in the center lane of Route 1 South near Buffalo Wild Wings in West Windsor when she was hit by a North Brunswick man driving a Ford around 10:40 p.m., local police said. The woman was dressed in dark clothing and had been operating the bike without lights, authorities said. The woman was thrown from the bike and landed on the roadway, where she and the bike were hit by several more vehicles as a res…
KNOW ANYTHING? Mercer County Home Burglarized In Broad Daylight, Police Say KNOW ANYTHING? Mercer County Home Burglarized In Broad Daylight, Police Say
Know Anything? Mercer County Home Burglarized In Broad Daylight, Police Say A Mercer County home was burglarized in broad daylight Monday, according to police who are seeking clues and surveillance footage. The break-in occurred in West Windsor’s Penns Neck neighborhood during the afternoon hours, police said in a release. It was not clear whether anything was taken. “Please check your home video surveillance systems for any suspicious characters,” said West Windsor Police. Anyone with information is asked to call the department at (609) 799-1122, use the Anonymous Tipline at (609) 799-0452 or send an email to Lead Detective Abade at Abade@westwindsorpolice.com.
3 Cars Stolen From Mercer County Town In Matter Of Days, Police Say 3 Cars Stolen From Mercer County Town In Matter Of Days, Police Say
3 Cars Stolen From Mercer County Town In Matter Of Days, Police Say Three cars were stolen from one Mercer County town in a matter of days, local police confirmed. The vehicles were stolen out of Robbinsville Township in a matter of several days, police said in a Wednesday release. Two of the vehicles stolen had the keys/key fobs left inside, and the third was taken while it was still running. Similar motor vehicle thefts have been confirmed in nearby towns including West Windsor, Hamilton, Princeton and East Windsor, police said. “In fact, motor vehicle thefts have increased throughout the state of New Jersey over the past several months,” said Robbinsv…
Windows Shattered In String Of Mercer County Car Burglaries Windows Shattered In String Of Mercer County Car Burglaries
Windows Shattered In String Of Mercer County Car Burglaries Know anything? Police in Mercer County are seeking clues in a late-night string of car burglaries. Several vehicles were burglarized in the Windsor Ponds development in West Windsor before dawn Monday, local police said in a release. All of the burglaries were committed by breaking the vehicles’ windows to gain access to the valuables inside, police said. Anyone with information or surveillance footage is asked to contact the department’s non-emergency number at (609) 799-1222 or use the anonymous tip line at (609) 799-0452.
Man Hospitalized After Being Struck By Train In Mercer County Man Hospitalized After Being Struck By Train In Mercer County
Man Hospitalized After Being Struck By Train In Mercer County A man was taken to the hospital after being struck by a shuttle train in Mercer County Tuesday night, authorities said. The man was struck by the Princeton Dinky shuttle train No. 4177 near the Princeton Station in West Windsor shortly before 10 p.m., NJ Transit spokesperson Jim Smith told DailyVoice.com. The train was traveling westbound and was scheduled to arrive at Princeton Station at 9:59 p.m., Smith said. The man fled but was found nearby before being taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said. There were no passengers …
Mercer County Man, 64, Fatally Struck By Car: Police Mercer County Man, 64, Fatally Struck By Car: Police
Mercer County Man, 64, Fatally Struck By Car: Police A 64-year-old Mercer County man was killed after being struck by a car before dawn Sunday, authorities said. Officers responding to the pedestrian crash on Route 1 North at the Square of West Windsor found the man, of Princeton, unresponsive just after 6:20 a.m., West Windsor Police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. A follow-up investigation found that the driver — a 31-year-old Plainsboro woman — was in the right lane of Route 1 northbound approaching the square as the victim was walking toward the southbound lanes. The man had just reached the right lane on the northbound side …
Motorist Trapped, Airlifted After Route 1 Collision In Mercer County Motorist Trapped, Airlifted After Route 1 Collision In Mercer County
Motorist Trapped, Airlifted After Route 1 Collision In Mercer County EMS crews were called to a serious crash in Mercer County, authorities said. The crash occurred about 9:30 a.m. Saturday on Route 1 at Carnegie Center Boulevard in West Windsor, initial reports said. The motorist reportedly was trapped and had to be airlifted by medical helicopter to an area hospital, reports said.  About 1:30 p.m., there was a separate crash reported in Trenton at North Hermitage Avenue and West State Street. Two crash victims were taken to a regional hospital, according to initial reports. Additional details were not immediately available.
NJ Violin Teacher Sexually Assaults 12-Year-Old Student, Authorities Say NJ Violin Teacher Sexually Assaults 12-Year-Old Student, Authorities Say
NJ Violin Teacher Sexually Assaults 12-Year-Old Student, Authorities Say An accomplished violinist and music teacher sexually assaulted a 12-year-old student of his in 2016, authorities announced. Dezheng Ping, 57, of Lawrence, was arrested and charged on Sept. 23 in Middlesex County, Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone said. An extensive investigation found that Ping sexually assaulted the child during violin lessons held at Ping's then-Plainsboro home, Ciccone said alongside Plainsboro Police Chief Fred Tavener. Ping is employed by Rider University at the Westminster Choir College and provides private violin instruction in West Windsor and Plainsboro. He was cha…