2019 News Releases

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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