Police News

Montgomery's Case Count 3/30 & Testing Center Info
Health Department Update March 30, 2020 RE: COVID-19 Case Counts and Testing Updates As of March 30, 2020, 1:00 pm, there have been a total...read more

Info on Closure of Non-Essential Businesses
Executive Order 107, a Statewide Stay-At-Home and Closure of All Non-Essential Retail Businesses,  was issued March 21st by NJ Governor Phil Murphy. The State has...read more

Donations of Personal Protective Equipment Sought
EXTENDED THROUGH APRIL 3 Supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are low due to the current public health crisis. As a result, Somerset County’s Office...read more

Reaching Montgomery Twp. Offices during State of Emergency
Based upon Governor Murphy's executive orders of March 21, the Municipal Building is closed until further notice with only minimal staffing. Health, Police, and Sewer...read more

What the State of Emergency Means to You
DOWNLOAD AS PDF STATE OF EMERGENCY: WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU IMPORTANT UPDATES: Health Dept.: COVID-19 Questions: Call-Line # 908-533-9319 (M-F 8-4:30) A testing site...read more

Som. County Health Dept. Update - March 20
“Montgomery Township Health Department is working closely with Municipal and County Health Departments in the area to coordinate our response efforts.  Helpful resources are posted...read more

Health Officer's Letter: We HAVE to Flatten the Curve
Dear Community, On March 16, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 104 mandating the closure of certain types of businesses such as malls, movie theaters, gyms,...read more

Township Parks' Playgrounds Closed
To prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Montgomery Township playground apparatus (swings, climbing sets, zip lines, etc.) is off limits until further notice. The...read more

Positive COVID-19 Case in Community
Statement from Montgomery Township Health Department Positive COVID 19 Case in the Community March 14, 2020 DOWNLOAD STATEMENT AS PDF OR SHARE BELOW This evening,...read more

Restricted Access to Municipal Offices - 3-13-20 Video
In this video Montgomery Twp. Mayor Sadaf Jaffer and Administrator Donato Nieman outline precautions the township is taking to ensure social distancing in municipal functions...read more

Montgomery Police Operations Modified
Due to concerns with Covid- 19 (Coronavirus) the Montgomery Township Police Department will make changes to our normal operations. We ask that the public help...read more

March 13, 2020 COVID-19 and Municipal Services
GO TO MAYOR & ADMINISTRATOR VIDEO ON YOUTUBE Dear Members of the Montgomery Township Community, As we face the significant public health challenges caused by...read more

Montgomery EMS (MEMS) is hosting a Community Blood Drive on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 9 am to 2 pm at the Montgomery EMS squad...read more

Road & Bridge Work Projects & Time Estimates - Updated 2/28
To aid our residents, businesses, and the motoring public, please follow the below links to view Montgomery Twp. Engineering’s latest status reports on current and...read more

Police Urge Residents: Lock Your Vehicles
The Montgomery Township Police Department is investigating a recent string of motor vehicle burglaries that occurred during the overnight hours of February 3rd into February...read more

Police: Burglarized Cars Mostly Unlocked
The Montgomery Police Department investigated a total of nine (9) car burglaries that reportedly occurred during the overnight hours of Saturday January 18th into the...read more

Road & Bridge Work Projects & Time Estimates
Please follow the below links to view a report on current and upcoming road and bridge construction projects in Montgomery Township. This information is current...read more

Be Prepared: Sign Up for Emergency Alerts
It is recommended that all residents register for free emergency alerts, in case severe weather affects our area. Residents can find out about emergency road...read more

Cherry Valley Rd. Construction Notice
NOTICE NO. 18 On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, through Wednesday, June 12, 2019, Verizon will be relocating their overhead wires and removing utility poles on...read more

Montgomery Police: Safety of our Special Needs Community, April 30th
If you have a child or family member who has Autism, Dementia, Mental Health concerns or any Special Needs, please come out to the Otto...read more

Orchard Rd. Bridge Work Postponed
The start of the Bridge E0203 Orchard Road project is delayed and updates will be posted before the project’s road closure will commence.  Please see...read more

Hollow Road Bridge Now Open
Hollow Road (between Grandview Road and Camp Meeting Avenue) in Montgomery is now OPEN County Bridge No. C0302 Hollow Road in Montgomery was opened to...read more

Police Seek Public's Help with I.D.
Early Morning Burglar? The Montgomery Township Police Department is requesting assistance from the community in identifying the male pictured in the photo at right. He...read more

Montgomery & Other Senior Centers Closed Feb. 12
The following senior centers operated by the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 12, in anticipation of inclement...read more

Police release videos of person wanted in burglaries
Montgomery Twp. Police Dept. Press Release Date: 1/25/19 The Montgomery Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying the actor in an attempted...read more

Wreaths Across America Photos
FULL GOOGLE PHOTO ALBUM OF EVENT bit.ly/MontyWAA   What an amazing event and honor on 12-12-18 for Montgomery to host the "Wreaths Across America" Convoy...read more

Extended Bridge Work on Hollow Road
REVISED PROJECT SCHEDULE Hollow Rd is CLOSED between Camp Meeting and Grandview Road due to Somerset County bridge construction until December 2018 Spring 2019. The...read more

Cherry Valley Rd Section Closure Has Begun
Starting on Monday, December 3, 2018: Cherry Valley Road from Cherry Hill Road to Jefferson’s Curve (west of George Drive) will be closed to through...read more

Reminder: Cherry Valley Rd Bridge Work - Oct. to January
A bridge on Cherry Valley Road between Great Road and Province Line Road is in need of replacement.  This bridge is the responsibility of Mercer...read more

NJDOT Rt. 206 Closure in Princeton Nov. 15
TO BEGIN THURS., NOV. 15 at 9 PM New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a bridge closure requiring Route 206 detours in...read more

Black Bear Reminders from NJDEP to Air on Radio
Under an exclusive Public Education Program with the New Jersey Broadcasters Association, radio spots - "It's Wild to See a Black Bear in New Jersey,...read more

Milling & Paving Work Week of October 15 - Updated
Montgomery Township Department of Public Works announces that the following milling and paving work continuing as follows. (Some dates originally announced have shifted due to...read more

Motorist Caution Urged During Fall Deer Rutting Season
Motorists are reminded to drive with extra caution and watch for white-tailed deer as deer mating season gets under way and darkness arrives earlier, the...read more

Sheriff’s Office Uses ‘Project Lifesaver’ to Locate Missing Resident
Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano has announced the successful recovery of a missing and endangered Franklin Township resident, a client of the Sheriff's Office's...read more

Dog Park Temporary Closure
As of October 1, the Montgomery Dog Park located at the Municipal Building (2261 Route 206, Belle Mead) will be closed due to construction of...read more

Montgomery Among Safest NJ Towns
Montgomery was named among the safest towns in New Jersey, according to a report released by SafeWise. SafeWise released the report of the 50 Safest...read more

"Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day" Oct. 10
Montgomery Township Police Department Helps Promote Annual “Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day” Motorists in New Jersey and throughout the nation are asked to join a...read more

Sheriff's Office Adopts Rtes. 518 & 601
Photo Above: (From Left to Right) Capt. Mark Szczecina, Sheriff’s Officer Dave Daneker, Montgomery Township Administrator Donato Nieman, Montgomery Lt. James Gill, Lt. Alan Santoro, Sheriff...read more

Montgomery Police Partner with Thomas Sweet to Encourage Child Bike Safety
The Montgomery Township Police Department is partnering with Thomas Sweet in a pilot program to reward kids for practicing bike safety and to encourage safe...read more

Entry Level Police Officer Positions
Applications Now Being Accepted (Posted 7/30/18)...read more

Sign Up for Emergency Alerts from Somerset County
As part of your household’s ongoing emergency preparedness, Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione encourages you and your family to sign up for free bulletins from Somerset...read more

Safe Storage of Firearms & Operation ChildSafe
MESSAGE FROM THE MONTGOMERY TWP. POLICE DEPARTMENT  In light of recent horrific shootings in the nation, the Police Department would like to remind all residents...read more

Shelter Open at Raritan Valley Community College
BRANCHBURG – Due to the extended power outages in Somerset County as a result of Winter Storm Quinn and the expected cold temperatures over the...read more

OKCC Open as Warming Center
The Otto Kaufman Community Center is now open and available as a warming center. The center is located at 356 Skillman Rd., 609-466-3023. The following...read more

10 AM Opening Thurs. & Snow Clearing Reminders
Montgomery Township Municipal Offices will have a delayed opening of 10 AM today, Thursday March 8th. The Montgomery Senior Center is closed. The Montgomery Township...read more

Next Shredding Event Jan. 20th in Basking Ridge
Last Shredding event until new dates starting in Spring are Announced The Somerset County Board of Freeholders and the county's Records Management Division invite residents...read more


Montgomery Drug Take Back Sat. Oct. 28
Don't leave old prescriptions around the house where accidental poisoning may occur! Turn in your unused or expired medications for safe disposal. Remove or black...read more

Protect your loved ones receiving care Safe Care Cam is a new program designed for those New JErsey resident who suspect their loved ones are...read more

Be Alert on Roads for Deer as Mating Season Begins
The Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Fish and Wildlife is reminding motorists to be alert for white-tailed deer as days get shorter and deer...read more

Precautions At Petting Zoos
Fall weekends are perfect for visiting festivals, agricultural/state fairs and farms to pick pumpkins and apples. Petting zoos and animal exhibits are often attractions at...read more

NJ Am Water Notice of Work - Township Line Road
September 20, 2017   To our customers and neighbors in Hillsborough / Montgomery Township: New Jersey American Water is committed to providing high quality, reliable...read more

NJ Am Water Notice of Work Pike Run Road
September 20, 2017 To our customers and neighbors in Montgomery Township: New Jersey American Water is committed to providing high quality, reliable water service to...read more

Be Bear Aware
Black bears tend to move around this time of year seeking food in preparation for winter.  Residents can take a few basic precautions this summer...read more

Solar Eclipse Eye Safety
Please read this info sheet of guidelines for viewing a solar eclipse.  Please note when reading this sheet that in New Jersey, there will be...read more

Stony Brook Bridge, Rt 206 Princeton, Closed 7/06 for 120 Days
The New Jersey Department of Transportation has announced that starting 12:01 a.m. on July 6, 2017, US Route 206 will be completely closed in both...read more

Township Blood Drive - Thank you Donors!
On behalf of the Montgomery Township Health Department, we would like to extend a big thank-you to all residents, community partners and employees who rolled...read more

Police Reminder: Lock Your Car/Remove Valuables
With the advent of summer, the Montgomery Township Police Department would like to take the time to remind the community to secure their vehicles and...read more

May 7-13 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week
Prepare for Hurricanes Now Know what to do before, during, and after a hurricane. Prepare before hurricane season starts. Pacific hurricane season starts May 15...read more

Princeton Ave., Blue Spring Rd. & Salisbury Rd. Improvement Work starts 4/17
Please note: While Princeton Avenue will close to all through traffic between Rt. 206 & Van Horn Brook (just past Kingsway Commons), Blue Spring Rd....read more

Drug Addiction Epidemic in Our Back yard
Panel Discussion Wednesday, April 26 Despite efforts to reduce its growth, the heroin epidemic in New Jersey isn’t letting up. The number of heroin deaths...read more

Police Advisory
CSX has advised they are closing Spring Hill Road at the rail crossing on Monday April 10th from approximately 7:30am till 12:00pm. Source: Montgomery Twp....read more

Nassau Tennis Cell Tower Crane & Balloon Test Dates Announced
Verizon Wireless in Zoning Board of Adjustment Case BA-03-16 has proposed a cellular tower for the Nassau Racquet and Tennis Club located at 1800 Route...read more

Police Campaign Against Distracted Driving in April
During the month of April, law enforcement agencies throughout Somerset and Hunterdon Counties will be out in force looking for distracted drivers as part of...read more

"In the Blink of an Eye" Forum April 20th
A Conversation About Stress, Anxiety, Alcohol & Drug Use In Our Community Thursday, April 20th 7:00 p.m. Montgomery High School 1016 Rt. 601 Skillman, NJ...read more

Spring Hill Road Closed Today, Mon., April 3rd
Advisory: Spring Hill Road will be CLOSED until 3:00 pm today at the railroad crossing while CSX is performing work. Source: Montgomery Twp. Police Dept....read more

Construction Starting April 3 on Blue Spring Rd. & Salisbury Rd.
  Note from Twp. Engineering Dept.: No completion date has been announced. All work is weather dependent and subject to change without notice. ----------------------------------------- March...read more

Drug Prevention PSA/Billboard Contest for Teens
Safe Communities YOUth Coalition Presents PSA/Billboard Drug Prevention Contest The Safe Communities YOUth Coalition is currently hosting a PSA/Billboard Drug Prevention Contest.   Somerset County students...read more

Montgomery Twp. Receive $50k Grant for Emergency Services
Grant Received to Support Montgomery EMS Funds Earmarked for First Responder Vehicle Montgomery Township has been awarded a $50,000 grant from Investors Foundation to support...read more

New Captain / Police Director Thomas Wain Sworn-in
Kurt Rock Also Sworn in as Lieutenant. For the first time in almost a decade, Montgomery Township has appointed a new Police Director. Captain Thomas...read more

Snow Plowing: What Montgomery Does, How Residents Can Help
Clearing township roads when snow storms hit is more logistically challenging than you might think.  Residents play an important role. Please read down to find...read more

DEP Launches Pilot Mobile App for Reporting Non-Emergency Environmental Incidents
The Department of Environmental Protection has launched a pilot mobile application that will enhance protection of public health and the environment by enabling the public...read more

NJDOT: Work to Resume Mon., Nov. 21 on Rt. 518 Bridge
According to a November 18th press release received from the New Jersey Department of Transportation, work on the Rt. 518 Bridge in Rocky Hill will...read more

Photos of Montgomery Veterans Day Celebration
Please go to this website's Photo Gallery pages at: https://twp.montgomery.nj.us/about-montgomery/photo-gallery Source: Montgomery Twp. Clerks Office...read more

NJAW Work on Orchard Rd. near Opossum begins Oct. 10th
Starting October 10, 2016 NJ American Water will be working on Orchard Road near Opossum Road.  Roads will remain open but be alert for traffic...read more

Youth Conference: 'Leadership in Action: Qualities of a Leader'
Somerset County teens in grades 7 to 12 are invited to attend Somerset County’s 20th annual Youth Conference on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 6 to...read more

Freeholders Bridge Funding Gap to Continue Rt. 518 Construction
Somerset County Freeholder Board Bridges Funding Gap with State of New Jersey over Route 518 Construction County Route 518 Bridge to Re-open After Successful Summer Talks...read more

'BOBO' Fridays' Food Drive - Sept. 16
The next “Buy One, Bring One” collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need will be held Friday, Sept. 16. “The Food...read more

Students' Use of Buses Can Help Cut Down Traffic
Officials Encourage Student Use of School Buses in light of Rt. 518 Bridge Closure Due to the continued closure of the Rt. 518 bridge in...read more

Police Advise: Be Bear Aware
With continued sightings of a black bear in our town and Princeton over the past few weeks (see Montgomery Twp. Police's Nixle page and Princeton Police...read more

Recent & Upcoming Road Improvement Projects
In recent years, the Township Committee has been actively addressing the condition of our township roadways - approving much needed road repair and reconstruction work....read more

"Rt. 518 Bridge Work is Essential," Montgomery Officials tell NJDOT
Like many of our residents and businesses, Montgomery Township elected officials are concerned about the shutdown of the Route 518 bridge project over the Delaware and...read more

Cycling Event July 30th through Montgomery, Driver Awareness Advised
A charity cycling event will be passing through Montgomery the morning of Saturday, July 30th. Starting at Zarephath Church near Manville at 7 a.m., it...read more

Route 518 Bridge Work Halted by State Transportation Funding Suspension
Local Officials Petitioning NJDOT; working with State Legislators on Resolution We are aware that many Montgomery residents/businesses have been inconvenienced and are concerned about the...read more

Road Work Updates - Multiple Roads This Week
AVOID County Rt 533 River Road in the area of the Griggstown Causeway due to heavy congestion caused by Rt 518 Detour. Long delays at...read more

Montgomery Rated Among Safest Cities in U.S.
Montgomery Township has been ranked among the safest places in America in the latest annual ratings from Safewise.com. Montgomery is ranked #67 in the Safewise...read more

Vacation House Checks Available from Police
It is summer time and many of our residents leave town for vacation. We encourage residents to take advantage of the Police Department's Vacation House...read more

Full Closure of Rt. 518 Bridge at D&R Canal near Rocky Hill
The second phase of the bridge replacement over the D&R Canal on Route 518 began Wednesday, July 6. Route 518 will be closed 24/7 to...read more

Drive-Thru Medicine Drop-off June 18 in Somerset
Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano invites county residents to take advantage of the next Rx Mission Drive-in/Drop-Off on Saturday, June 18, from 9 a.m....read more

Reminder: Route 518 Bridge Replacement Underway
Date:06/01/2016 9:54 AM Work began today (June 1) to replace the County Route 518 bridge over the Delaware and Raritan Canal in Franklin Township. Daytime...read more

Two Road Improvement Projects Begin
BRIDGEPOINT & RT. 601  We would like to provide our residents with information on two road improvement projects underway or about to begin in Montgomery...read more

Spring Reminder About Baby Animals
Interacting with Wildlife Getting to see wildlife can be one of the most enjoyable parts of living in a semi-rural/suburban area like Montgomery.  If you...read more

Police Discourage 'Senior Assassins' Student Game Activities
Residents Advised to Report Any Related or Unrelated Suspicious Behaviors It has come to the attention of the Montgomery Twp. Dept. of Police Services that...read more

Protect Yourself and Loved Ones with CERT Training
Disasters can strike quickly and without much warning. Would you know what to do if local emergency personnel were overwhelmed during a disaster or were...read more

Post-Storm Road Clearing Status, Sunday 9:00 PM
All Township roads are now passable. Department of Public Works crews will be working during the week to widen travel lanes and continue to improve...read more

Township Ready for Snowstorm - Resident Preparedness is Important
Latest forecasts call for 16 to 24 inches of snow and high winds here in Montgomery starting Friday evening through Sunday.  These conditions can cause...read more

Washington's Crossing of Delaware Re-enactment December 25th
Residents and visitors can relive a crucial turning point in the American Revolution with the annual re-enactment of General George Washington's iconic Crossing of the...read more

Volunteer .. Get a Jump on that New Year's Resolution
Montgomery EMS Volunteering… one of the top 10 New Year’s resolutions that people make but that only a few have dared to pursue. This resolution...read more

Join Montgomery Twp. Volunteer Fire Co. #2 (Blawenburg)!
Montgomery Township has experienced a significant surge in development and population over the last decade, going from a relatively quiet rural area with farmlands and small...read more

Mary Jacobs Library Received Grant from Wells Fargo
The Mary Jacobs Memorial Library Foundation was awarded a $1,000 grant on December 3 by Wells Fargo to support the foundation’s mission to maintain, improve...read more
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