Day: March 9, 2021

BREAKING: Shooting In Trenton Person Transported By Private Vehicle To Trauma Center

March 10th Update: 32 Year Old Shot In Last Night’s Gunfire, Treated For Non-life Threatening Injuries At Capital Health Trauma Center

March 9, 2021

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Around 8:58 pm Trenton Police Department responded to North Stockton Street and East Hanover Street for reports of shots fired and a “Shot Spotter” activation in the area. Upon arrival police were advised that the person was transported by personal vehicle to the Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center.

The Mercer County Shooting Response Team (SRT) and Trenton Police Department had crime scenes set up in the area of N. Stockton Street and E. Hanover Street near Hi Grade Discount Liquor. A second crime scene was set up in front of the Trauma Center at Capitol Health Regional Medical Center.

This is a breaking news story from radio reports, witnesses and on scene reporting. MidJersey.News has reached out to both the Trenton Police Department and Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office for additional details. When additional details are available the story will be updated and any corrections and additions made. No further details are available at this time.

Hamilton Fire Department responds to two separate house fires within a half hour

March 9, 2021

By: Tyler Eckel

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP (MERCER)– Hamilton Fire Departments responded to the 2800 block of Quakerbridge Road at 8:31 pm tonight on a reported house fire. The caller advised there was active fire in the basement.

Firefighters arrived on the scene and were met with a good amount of smoke inside the home. Hose lines were stretched and the fire was quickly extinguished.

As fire units started to be released from the Quakerbridge Road fire, another fire was reported in the first block of Concord Avenue at 8:59 pm. The caller reported their deck was on fire.

Firefighters arrived at the Concord Avenue fire and found heavy fire from the rear deck, extending to the inside of the home. Hose lines were stretched and the fire was quickly placed under control. The cause remains under investigation.

No injuries were reported in either fire.

NJ Park Police Bust Illegal Dumpers At D&R Canal State Park Duck Island Section

March 9, 2021

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–NJ park police reported that they recently busted illegal dumpers on the Duck Island section of the D&R Canal State Park. A person has been charged for dumping of solid waste in a State park and the site has been cleaned up for a cost of $3,485.55 The NJ DEP will be seeking restitution as reported in their release below:

Illegal Dumping investigation leads to arrest. Ofc. Jackson took a report of a dumping of roofing materials in the Duck Island section of D&R Canal State Park. The Detective Bureau conducted a follow up investigation with a company local to the area. Due to the excellent coordinated work of both Ofc. Jackson and Detective Cidoni, charges were filed against an individual for the Dumping of Solid Waste, the Transportation of Solid Waste, and Dumping in a State Park. The site has been cleaned up for a cost of $3,485.55 and restitution will be sought after. Both Officer Jackson and Detective Cidoni share the distinction of Officer of the Month for February for their hard work and dedication to protecting the natural resources of our state! Congratulations!