Friday, April 5, 2013
Somerset County prosecutor's office say thieves can target vehicles with key fob starters.
Following two reported thefts of luxury vehicles from Bernardsville mountain at the end of March, the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office has issued warnings to all residents in Somerset County to stress vehicle security and to avoid leaving key fobs in or nearby vehicles with start buttons. The first theft reported in Bernardsville was a Jeep Grand Cherokee, locked but with a key fob inside, was reported at about 3 a.m. on March 27 from the driveway of a home on Mount Harmony Road, Bernardsville police said in March. The second theft reportedly took place between 7 p.m. on March 27 and 8 a.m. on March 8, when a 2012 Lexus SUV RX350 valued at about $50,000 was taken from the driveway of a home on Overleigh Road, Bernardsville police said. …
Monday, June 11, 2012
Jail employee says Bernardsville man posted bail, paid $1,400 toward $93,000 child support bill.
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Monday, June 11, 2012
A Bernardsville man who was involved in a more than three-hour standoff with police and SWAT team members last week was released on bail over the weekeend, a spokesman at the Somerset County Jail Monday. According to the spokesman, Samuel Medway, 44, arrested last Thursday following a standoff with authorities posted bail and was released Saturday at 1:26 a.m. The jail spokesman said Medway also paid $1,400 toward a $93,432.01 bill in back child support payments that authorities attempted to serve a warrant for Thursday night that sparked the standoff. The Somerset County Prosecutor's office had referred questions about whether Medway had been released on Monday to jail officials. Bail had been set at $2,500 for a disorderly persons charge…
Thursday, June 7, 2012
SWAT team members negotiated with man who had barricaded himself in Bernardsville home.
A man who reportedly barricaded himself in a Bernardsville home was in custody late Thursday night following a more than three-hour standoff with police and Somerset County SWAT team members, police said. Bernardsville Police Chief Kevin Valentine said authorities had a man in custody Thursday night at about 11 p.m. The man's identity was not immediately released. "We have one suspect in custody," Valentine said from police headquarters. "There is no cause for alarm—the citizens are secure." While the man was reportedly barricaded in the Anderson Hill Road home, area residents were evacuated. They returned to their homes and traffic began flowing again late Thursday night on the main road between Bernardsville and Mendham Township. The …