TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Tonight the Hamilton Spartans (Steinert) met the Dirty Boyz Liedtka Trucking (Hamilton West) at Arm & Hammer Stadium Waterfront Park during the NJ High School World Series “Last Dance” Baseball Tournament.
The final score of the game was: Dirty Boyz Liedtka Trucking-Hamilton West 5 and Hamilton Spartans-Steinert 4
Tomorrow night the Dirty Boyz Liedtka Trucking-Hamilton West face Trenton Catholic at Arm & Hammer Statium Waterfront Park at 6 pm.
TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–At 11:27 am the Trenton Fire Department responded to Bellvue Plaza, 447 Bellevue Avenue for a fire on the 10th floor of a mid-rise apartment building. Upon arrival of Engine 1 at 11:30 am smoke and fire was visible from a 10th floor apartment. Around 20 minutes later Engine 8 officer reported the bulk of the fire knocked down and searches were negative. No further information is available.
LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–The Lawrence Township Fire Department was dispatched to 12 Lannigan Drive at 2:36 pm for a well involved house fire. Mutual fire departments from Hamilton Township, Ewing Township and Plainsboro responded to extinguish the fire. Firefighters were able to save pets from the inferno. No injuries were reported.
TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Mercer County Procutor’s Office confirms that the Mercer County Homicide Task Force is investigating another shooting death in Trenton early this morning bringing the body county to 20 dead in homicides this year. There have been 19 shootings and 1 stabbing death in the City of Trenton this year.
This latest shooting comes only about 3 hours after a meeting at City Hall where Police Director Sheilah A. Coley met with Latino community leaders on reorganizing the Trenton Police Department.
There are 20 homicide deaths in the City of Trenton in 2020. There are many other crimes that are not fatal where we get don’t news reports and press releases for such as non-death shootings, non-death stabbings, beatings and other violent crime. It makes you wonder how these “changes” are working out.
Official press release from the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office:
The Mercer County Homicide Task Force is investigating a shooting that occurred in Trenton shortly after midnight, resulting in the death of a Trenton man.
At approximately 12:19 a.m. on July 15, 2020, Trenton Police Department received a Shot Spotter activation reporting several gun shots from the rear of 828 Edgewood Ave/Niagara Alley. Patrol Officers responded to the area and located 23-year-old Jahson Phillips on Niagara Alley, suffering from gunshot wounds to the torso. Phillips was later pronounced deceased by Capital Health Regional Medical Center personnel.
The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department continue to investigate this shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call (609) 989-6406. Information can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
And the list grows: Other Recent Trenton Shooting and Homicide Stories:(There has been a lot more gun violence, stabbings and shootings but these are ones we have enough information to report on)
HILLSBOROUGH, NJ (SOMMERSET)–Late yesterday afternoon around 5 pm small planed crashed near Central Jersey Airport into a nearby cemetery. The pilot was able to escape the aircraft on their own, no reports of an injury. Firefighters were on scene until around 10 pm so fuel could be unloaded from the plane’s fuel tanks.
At 5:00pm Stations 37 and 38 were dispatched to the Central Jersey Airport for the airplane crash. Station 37 responded with Deputy Chief 37, Asst. Chief 37, Rescue 37, Engine 37 and Tanker 37. Also responding were: Chief 38, Deputy Chief 38, Ladder 38, Rescue 38, the Fire Marshals units and County HAZMAT. Once on location Deputy 37 established command and confirmed a private passenger aircraft that had crashed in the neighboring cemetery property. Upon arrival the pilot had self extricated the aircraft. District firefighters mitigated fuel loss from the aircraft’s fully loaded tanks and prepared for fire suppression. Members cleared at approximately 10:00pm.
TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Sources tell MidJersey.news that there was another fatal shooting in the city last night near Niagara Alley. If confirmed with official sources that will become Trenton’s 20th homicide of 2020.
This shooting was happened within a few hours after Police Director Coley concluded a meeting with Latino community leaders to learn about how Director Coley is reorganizing the Trenton Police Department to perform better in this time of national calls for police reform and better accountability.
Police Director Coley to Meet With Latino Community Leaders on Tuesday
Trenton, N.J. — Police Director Sheilah A. Coley will hold a symposium with Latino community leaders on Tuesday, July 14 at City Hall, 319 E. State Street, from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Organized in partnership with the Guatemalan Civic Association, the two-hour discussion will be moderated and translated by Pastor Karen Hernandez-Granzen of Westminster Presbyterian Church. Attendees, who are encouraged to speak freely on any issues, will learn about how Director Coley is reorganizing the Trenton Police Department to perform better in this time of national calls for police reform and better accountability.
“I want to thank Mr. Ervin Chavez and Mr. Elmer Sandoval for their assistance in organizing the symposium,” said Director Coley. “Police departments across the U.S. are under significant scrutiny. It is incumbent upon us to strengthen our dialogue with all the people that we are sworn to protect and serve, particularly communities of color and immigrants.”
This event will exercise social distancing in accordance with CDC guidelines. Please wear a mask.
In other Trenton crime there was a stabbing yesterday there was a stabbing on South Clinton Avenue with no further information available. The person was transported to the trauma center.