Distracted driver caused multi crash on Route 129

TRENTON ( Mercer) A driver caused a four car crash on Route 129 Northbound just before Hamilton Ave Wednesday evening. The crash involved two Solterra recycling trucks one a garbage truck and a pickup truck. A Capital Health ambulance stopped to check for any injuries but all involved refused medical treatment.

Over 100 Trenton residents lined up for Covid-19 testing

TRENTON ( Mercer ) The city of Trenton held a free COVID-19 testing site at the former Columbus park. Well over 100 residents have gotten tested and even received a thanksgiving turkey. The COVID-19 site comes after Trenton’s numbers sky rocketed with covid cases, Trenton’s transmission rate is currently 44.2 cases per 100,000 people, which exceeds both the state and county rates at 29.3 and 28.9, respectively. Trenton has had a total of 4,598 COVID-19 cases with 80 related deaths. “It’s clear the second wave is here and has hit the Capital City especially hard,” said Mayor Gusciora. “Our transmission rates may even be higher now than they were in the spring. While we believe these new restrictions will help, we won’t get past this crisis unless our residents wear their masks and practice social distancing. No more excuses about COVID-19 fatigue: the virus never gets tired, and neither should our residents and businesses when it comes to keeping this city safe.”

The Covid testing was from 11:00 A.m to 4:00 P.m Wednesday.

Trenton Police provide 110 families with a Thanksgiving meal

TRENTON ( MERCER ) Tuesday, November 24, the Trenton Police Department and Community Affairs Unit were able to provide 110 families with a Thanksgiving baskets. Funds for the meals were raised by Police officers and civilians working at the Trenton Police Department. The meals were provided for families in need with the partnership of the Trenton Board of Education, Puertorican Daycare, Trenton Housing, Luther Arms & South Village. Trenton PD would like to thank all Police officers that donated their time and also their partners for being able to bring joy to these families for the holiday.

Wild West shooting leaves 4 wounded on Stuyvesant Ave & Hoffman Ave

TRENTON ( Mercer) Unfortunately Trenton Police are investigating yet another shooting at the same intersection that left 3 other people wounded Friday evening after being shot. Trenton Police and Ems responded to Stuyvesant Ave and Hoffman Ave Sunday evening where 4 people were shot, it is reported that Trenton Ems transported two to the hospital the other two victims were transported by car to Capital Health trauma center. The condition of the victims is unknown at this time. A total of 6 people have been wounded by gunfire Sunday starting from Coolidge Ave just before 3:30 Am leaving one male wounded, a shooting occurred on Walnut Ave resulting in a woman being wounded, and then Stuyvesant Ave and Hoffman Ave where four people were wounded.

UPDATE: According to the spokesperson for the mayor’s office. The shooting occurred around 6:30 p.m. the four people shot suffered non-fatal injuries.


Man shot early morning in Trenton

TRENTON (MERCER) Trenton Police responded to Coolidge Ave and Oliver Ave just before 3:30 Am Sunday morning after a male was shot in the arm, the male ran to a Hoffman Ave address in the 600 block, Trenton Emergency medical services and Capital Health paramedics transported the male to the trauma center. Trenton Police located multiple shell casings on the ground and a vehicle left with its rear window shattered. The Shooting response team is investigating this shooting.

DEVELOPING: 3 shot in Trenton Westward

TRENTON ( MERCER ) Trenton emergency medical services transported multiple gunshot victims to Capital Health trauma center, Friday Ems reported one male in his 20’s suffered multiple gunshot wounds. The shooting occurred at the intersection of Stuyvesant Ave and Hoffman Ave Friday night. Trenton police shot spotter activation reported at least 17 gunshots. Detectives were on the scene along with the Trenton Police crime scene unit processing the scene with multiple crime scene markers on the ground. as of 10:40 Pm Friday night the condition of the victims remains unknown however it is reported no fatal injuries.

Stay tuned for more information.

Man critical after crashing into wall on Route 1

TRENTON ( MERCER) A man in critical condition after hitting another vehicle and crashing into a concrete wall on Route 1 in the South Bound lanes. The crash happened Thursday Evening, Trenton Ems and Capital Health paramedics transported the male to Capital Health trauma center the other vehicle that was struck did not have any injuries . The Mercer County crash investigation team is investigating the crash.

Man killed in Trenton shooting becomes 37th homicide this year.

TRENTON ( MERCER ) The Mercer County Homicide Task Force is investigating a homicide that occurred in Trenton early Tuesday morning. Trenton police responded to the 200 block of Pearl Street at approximately 2:30 a.m. after receiving calls for a male shot. Responding officers located the victim, a male in this 20s, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later. The victim’s identity will be released after police notify his family. This is Trenton’s 37thhomicide this year.d

The victim has been identified as Jeremy McTamney, 26, of Ewing Street, Trenton.