U.S. Mail carrier truck involved in T-bone collision

HAMILTON TWP ( Mercer) Hamilton Township police and Fire responded to the Intersection of Schiller Ave and Harrison Ave around 11:25 Friday morning where a U.S. Postal mail carrier was involved In a T-bone accident with a Suv. Robert Wood Johnson Emergency Medical services transported a woman to Robert Wood Johnson Hamilton Medical center with minor injuries.

MERCER COUNTY SHERIFF KEMLER TO COLLECT UNUSED-EXPIRED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND VAPE DEVICES ON SATURDAY OCTOBER 24

Mercer County Sheriff Jack Kemler announces the opportunity to dispose of unneeded and expired prescription drugs during the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, October 24, 2020.

The goal is to help local residents to rid their medicine cabinets of unused and easily abused opioid painkillers, in addition to any other unneeded prescription medications.

Mercer County residents can easily drop off unused and expired prescription pills, by bringing them to the parking lot across from the Mercer County Administration Building at 640 South Broad Street in Trenton, between 10:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. 

The disposal event will also collect vape pens and other e-cigarette devices, however ONLY after all batteries have been removed prior by the individual. Syringes, sharp instruments, liquid medications, or solutions cannot be accepted. Participants in the drop-off are asked to follow social distancing rules.

“The fall season is a good time to gather up any unused or expired prescriptions from your medicine cabinet, especially dangerous opioid painkillers,” said Sheriff Kemler. “Addiction or accidental use can too easily begin right from your own medicine cabinet,” added Kemler.

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible method for disposing of unneeded and expired prescription pills. The program is conducted by the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

For more information, contact the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office Programs Section at 609-278-7159.

NJ State police investigating serious crash that injured 3 on I-195 in Hamilton

Hamilton Township ( Mercer) Nj State police are investigating a serious crash Thursday night after a utility truck collided with construction crews working on the side of the highway on I-195 East bound at exit 3 Approximately 3 people were transported to the hospital with serious injuries one driver had to be extracted from one of the vehicles. Police have the right lane shut down for the investigation.

Story developing stay tuned for more information.

Hamilton Police arrest two after illegally firing gun in a county park

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP (MERCER): Hamilton Police responded to Roebling Park, also known as White City Lake, just after 6:30 Friday afternoon when multiple 911 calls reported over 30 gunshots in the area. Police located two males who appeared to be firing a gun at targets on trees, disregarding multiple signs throughout the park that prohibit discharge of any weapon. White City Lake is not only surrounded by homes, but Route 29 also cuts through a portion of the park. Luckily, these men were taken into custody before the situation injured, or even killed someone. Hamilton Police are investigating the crime scene.

Hamilton crash send one to the hospital

Hamilton (Mercer): A Suv and a pickup truck collided at the intersection of South Clinton Ave and Redwood Ave Tuesday evening. One male was transported to Robert Wood University Hospital Hamilton and another driver refused medical treatment . A neighbor stated that the intersection is prone to crashes and that it has left his dog traumatized from previous crashes and that speed bumps be put in place to slow drivers down.

Hamilton Man Arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault

A 26-year-old Hamilton man was arrested this week and charged with sexually assaulting women at two separate gatherings at his Liberty Street residence last year.
Eridson M. Rodriguez, is charged with two counts of first-degree aggravated sexual assault and two counts of third-degree aggravated criminal sexual contact. The prosecutor’s office has filed a motion for Rodriguez’ detention.
The prosecutor’s Special Victims Unit and the Hamilton Police Division have been working with the victims and investigating the assaults since last year. This month, facts and circumstances allowed for criminal charges.
Rodriguez is accused of having intercourse with two women, ages 19 and 20, who were intoxicated and incapacitated during gatherings at his house in March 2019 and again in May 2019.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact Detective Shari Johnson of the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit at (609) 989-6758 or Hamilton Police Detective Daniel Inman at (609) 581-4000.
Despite having been charged, all persons are presumed innocent until found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Serious head on collision sends two to the hospital

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP (MERCER): Police and EMS responded to Yardville-Hamilton Square Road in the area of Veterans Park for a head on motor vehicle crash around 5:15 PM. Witnesses stated that one of the vehicles crossed into oncoming traffic. Both victims were transported to the hospital by Robertwood Johnson EMS and Capital Health Paramedics. A Township sand truck was requested to sand the Northbound lane of Yardville-Hamilton Square Road for oil and other fluids in the roadway.

Hamilton Police attempting to identify theft/fraudulent credit card suspect

The Hamilton Police Division is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual captured on video surveillance.

The suspect is wanted for questioning regarding a theft and fraudulent use of a credit card that took place on August 27, 2020 at the Gulf Gas Station on the 1100 block of Chambers Street in Hamilton, NJ.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the above pictured individual is asked to contact Detective Daniel Inman of the Hamilton Police Division’s Criminal Investigations Section at 609-581-4035 or the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at 609-581-4008.