Day: April 27, 2022

Trenton Police Officer Successfully Subdues Bank Robbery Suspect

April 27, 2022

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Trenton Police Director Steve Wilson today announced that Trenton Police Officer, Ja’Neice Worley, witnessed an active bank robbery, intervened and successfully placed the suspect into custody. 

Yesterday, the suspect entered the Wells Fargo Bank armed with a loaded firearm with an extended magazine. The suspect pointed the gun at the victim and threatened them by demanding money to be placed inside a duffel bag. Officer Worley was working secondary employment within the bank, witnessed the incident – intervened, and placed the suspect into custody after a brief struggle with the assistance of a customer/witness.

Officer Worley is a three and a half year veteran of the TPD. She is also a well respected and successful officer in the Patrol Bureau. Officer Worley often donates her time to assist the Community Affairs Unit with outreach events and programs for the citizens. “The City of Trenton and its Police Department are very fortunate to have officers like Ja’Neice helping our community and keeping it safe,” said Director Wilson.

Upon speaking to Director Wilson about her outstanding performance and apprehension of the armed suspect, Officer Worley was sure to credit the citizen that helped her subdue the robber. When congratulated, Worley stated, “Thank you Director, I’m a Trenton Cop, it’s what we do! I’m just glad I was there to prevent the robbery and I’m glad that no one got hurt.”

Overturned Truck on NJ Turnpike in Robbinsville Causes Traffic Delays for Miles

April 27, 2022

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ (MERCER)–At 12:42 p.m. the Robbinsville Township Fire Department was dispatched to the New Jersey Turnpike at mile post 63.7 North Bound (North of Exit 7A) Outer Roadway for an overturned delivery truck with reported injuries and extrication. Upon arrival of the fire department a truck was found across three lanes of travel and the two occupants of the truck were able to self-extricate and the occupants did not want transport to the hospital. Traffic was backed up for miles in the North Bound direction and vehicles had to use the inner shoulder to get by the accident scene. A NJ State Trooper was able to move the truck out of the roadway using a push bumper saving truck drivers and other motorists of even longer delays. The truck was moved the right lane by Troopers and Haines Towing Services of Bordentown was able to upright the truck and tow it away. It was reported that the delivery truck was full and carrying food items and drinks.