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South Brunswick Twp Police Department
Monday October 29th, 2018 :: 03:36 p.m. EDT


Halloween Safety Tips and Curfew / Traffic Advisory

Halloween Safety Tips and Curfew

In an effort to ensure a safe Halloween, South Brunswick Police Department is providing safety tips and a reminder of the Township curfew.
 Here are South Brunswick Police Halloween Safety Tips:
  • Make sure older children take friends and stay together while trick-or-treating.
  • Never send younger children out alone- they should be with a parent, guardian, or another trusted adult.
  • Always walk younger children to the door to receive treats.
  • Don’t let children enter a home unless you’re with them.
  • Be sure children do not approach any vehicle, occupied or not, unless you are with them.
  • Hold a flashlight while trick-or-treating. Make sure you’re walking and not running from house to house.
  • Always test make-up in a small area first. Remove it before bedtime to prevent possible skin and eye irritation.
  • Look both ways before crossing the street. Use established crosswalks.
  • Lower your risk of eye injury by not wearing decorative contact lenses.
  • Only walk on sidewalks. If not possible, walk along the far edge of the road facing traffic.
  • Wear well-fitting masks, costumes, and shoes to avoid blocked vision, trips, and falls.
  • Eat only factory-wrapped treats. Avoid eating homemade treats made by strangers.
  • Enter homes only if you’re with a trusted adult. Only visit well-lit houses. Don’t stop at dark houses. Never accept rides from strangers.
  • Never walk near lit candles or luminaries. Be sure to wear flame resistant costumes.
South Brunswick Township has a curfew which started this past Sunday. The curfew limits juveniles being out after 10pm with a few exceptions. The law reads -

No person under the age of 18 years shall be permitted in any public place, public street or public property in the township between the hours of 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., prevailing time, of each and every day during the period from October 28 to November 1 of any calendar year, inclusive, unless such person, during such hours: 
(1) Shall be en route to:
a. A business or occupation which the laws of the state authorize a juvenile to perform;
b. A medical office or facility where treatment has been or is to be rendered;
c. Extracurricular school activities or other cultural or educational or social events sponsored by religious or community-based organizations; or
d. A party which will be supervised by adults in a residence; (2) Is returning home from any of the events mentioned in subsection (1) of this section; or (3) Is accompanied by a parent.
If you have any questions about the safety tips or the curfew contact Community Policing Sergeant Tara Jairdullo at (732) 329-4000 ext. 7419.

Traffic Advisory: Stouts Lane on November 1st

Starting on or about November 1, 2018 there will be increased truck traffic on Stouts Lane due to construction activity at 20 Stouts Lane.  Truck traffic into and out of the site will be approximately 50 trucks per day, and flaggers will ensure safe entry and exit.  All traffic will exit the site and travel towards Route 522.

South Brunswick Twp Police Department
540 Ridge Rd
South Brunswick Township, NJ 08852

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-329-4646

Detective Dennis Yuhasz

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