Monday, February 11, 2013
Joseph Williams was reported missing in 2006.
After a year-long investigation, the New Jersey Medical Examiner's Office has identified the skeleton discovered near Warrenville Road as being the remains of Long Hill resident Joseph Williams, 50, according to a statement by Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey D. Soriano, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Detectives Stuart A. Buckman and Green Brook Township Chief of Police Martin Rasmussen. Williams was a resident of Woods End in the Gillette section of Long Hill Township, and was reported missing in 2006. His skeleton was found at about 6 p.m. Jan. 29, 2012, by two men hunting in the area along the border between Green Brook and Warren townships, west of Warrenville Road. Detectives assigned to the Green Brook Township …
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
King George Road remains closed as crews repair transformers near White Castle.
UPDATE: More than a dozen PSE&G work trucks are at the intersection of Green Brook Road and Route 22, working to replace a burned-up transformer and reconnect a number of power wires currently draping Greenbrook Road at the intersection. The traffic light on Route 22 is still out, but lights at Cramer Road and WarrenvilleRoad that had been out earlier are working. PSE&G is not reporting any outages, but police say residents in the area north of Route 22 are without power. Northbound traffic on Greenbrook Road is being detoured to Greenbrook Road east to Cramer Road for access to Route 22. Original story: A series of transformer fires at Route 22 and King George Road in Green Brook overnight closed the road at times. Green Brook Police said…
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
So far, officials will only confirm remains found in Green Brook are male.
After hunters discovered human bones near Warrenville Road in Green Brook in January, medical examiner's office forensic investigators were tasked with trying to identify the source of the skeletal remains. So far, the investigators have only revealed the bones are male, and as the investigation continues, no further details will be released, Somerset County Prosecutor's Office spokesman Jack Bennett said. Investigators searching for potential matches of missing people have many resources to check, but several online sources of information on missing people list several from the area. According to the National Missing and Unidentified Person Database cases of such missing persons range from the disappearance of 16-year-old brothers Samuel …
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Fire in heavily wooded area broke out near houses off Warrenville Road.
Green Brook fire fighters quickly extinguished a brush fire in a wooded area off Drift Way that was spotted by township police at about 12:30 p.m. The fire was between several houses in a heavily wooded area. A lone pumper truck pulled in back of a residence off Warrenville Road to quickly extinguish the fire. Officials are still at the scene determining the cause of the fire. Warren Patch will update this article as more information is available.