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Branchburg Rescue Squad, Inc
Wednesday May 11th, 2011 :: 12:30 p.m. EDT


More CAR BREAK INS have occurred near you. Visit for details and to report tips. LOCK YOUR CARS!

Please read this important message from the Branchburg Police Department:

We have experienced several night time car burglary events over the past two weeks and all targeted vehicles were unlocked. While we pursue the investigation we caution our residents to lock theirs cars, and to take any valuables out of the car when they park it. We also ask that if hear a car alarm or you observe anything you feel might be suspicious to report it to us immediately.

Captain David Young
Branchburg Township Police Department
590 Old York Road
Branchburg, NJ 08876
V: 908-526-3830

NOTE: In addition to the above message, break ins occurred in boarding Readington Township:

Alert Message has been issued by the Readington Township Police Department.
Wednesday May 11, 2011 9:33 AM EDT
Be aware of recent night time car burglaries. Thieves are targeting unlocked vehicles. See email for full alert.
There has been a rash of night time car burglaries in the Somerset County/Hunterdon County area. Up to 100 thefts from vehicles have been reported in Branchburg, Bridgewater, Hillsborough and Readington Townships. So far 8 thefts are in Readington. EVERY theft has been from an unlocked vehicle. LOCKED VEHICLES IN THE SAME DRIVEWAY OR NEIGHBORHOOD HAVE BEEN IGNORED. Thieves are targeting electronics, specifically GPS units and cash.

Be alert for suspicious vehicles and persons on foot during the night time hours. Most thefts have occurred between 10pm and 6am. Report any suspicious activity to the Readington Township Polie Department (908-534-40341). If you witness an active burglary please call 911 and stay on the line with the dispatcher.

Readington Township Detectives are actively working to identify the suspects and are confident, with the help of the public, that these crimes will be solved.

The most recent thefts have been on Federal Way.
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Contact Information:
Lieutenant Michael Kaulius
Special Services

Branchburg Rescue Squad, Inc
113 River Rd
Somerville, NJ 08876

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 908-722-4645

Bucky Buchanan

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