Man Found Deceased Near PetSmart In West Windsor


WEST WINDSOR, N.J. (PBN) The West Windsor Police are investigating after a male was found deceased on the side of the PetSmart Building Friday morning on Nassau Park Blvd . It appeared that construction workers had found the body.
West Windsor police reported that foul play was not suspected, but the investigation is underway.

Police Investigating Two Shot Thursday afternoon


TRENTON, N.J. (PBN)  Trenton Police are investigating a shooting that left two people wounded Thursday afternoon.

The shooting happened in the 200 block of Tioga street just after 1:00 Pm. Trenton Emergency medical services and Capital health paramedics arrived and worked on the two males shot and transported to Capital health trauma center in unknown condition. No arrests have been made. Police did not immediately return Peterson’s Breaking news information request.

Community mourning death of retired Trenton Detective


TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) The Trenton community is mourning the death of retired Trenton Police Detective Randall Hanson.

According to Hamilton Brenna Cellini funeral homes Randall N. Hanson, age 52, of Hamilton, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Capital Health at Hopewell. Born in Demopolis, Alabama, he had resided in the Trenton area since he was four years old. Randall was a retired detective with the Trenton Police Department, where he was employed for 25 years and served on the Trenton Police Honor Guard. He was a graduate of Nottingham High School Class of 1988; upon graduating, he enlisted into the U.S. Marines, serving his country honorably during the Persian Gulf War. As he was affectionately known, Randy loved bodybuilding and going to the gym. In the 2002 Mr. New Jersey Body Building competition, Randy won his weight class. He loved to give back to his community by doing outreach events. His children were his pride and joy.
According to his obituary, Son of the late Richard Hanson; brother of the late Daniel Hanson; Randall is survived by his mother, Ann (Braswell) Jones; his wife, Melissa (Fox) Hanson; his three beloved children, Liberty, Layla, and Sagan Hanson; his step-siblings, Lisa Merritt, and Rob Merritt and wife Stacy; a brother-in-law, Jeff Fox; and a special friend, Margarita Santiago; as well as many other family members and friends.

Trenton Residents and friends took to Facebook once learning the passing of Hanson

“Thank you for being such a positive person in life. Thank you for your service and for always caring about the community. “

“Thank you for your friendship, and you will be missed. My prayers are with your friends and family. RIP Randall Hanson”

Randall Hanson states in a Facebook post. “The only knee a police officer should take is while in service to others.”

“RIP Randall. It was a pleasure having you in our Unit during the Trenton Gang Wars of 04, 05 and 06. I knew you had my 6 and you could take down a door with ease. Beside that you were a kind man, a gentle Giant. Rest in peace my friend. You will be missed.”

“I’m just shocked beyond belief. This man was a good, caring and lovable man. He was a great father and loved his children more than words can express. I met him through his first wife when we worked together. We’ve been friends ever since. When he met Margari I was so happy for him because he told me she was his peace and the love of his life. I can only imagine what she is going through. My deepest and sincerest condolences go out to the Hansen family and his beloved Margari. Rest In Peace my friend”

Calling hours will be held Saturday, May 14, 2022 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at the Hamilton Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home, 2365 Whitehorse-Mercerville Rd., Hamilton, NJ 08619. 

Shooting Leaves 2 Wounded,1 Dead


TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) The Trenton Police and the Mercer County Homicide task force are investigating a shooting that left three people wounded Sunday. The shooting happened just before 2:00 Pm on Randall Ave in the 100 block extending to the 800 block of Beatty Street. Trenton EMS and Ewing Ems transported the wounded to Capital Heath trauma center. The third victim was transported with CPR in progress. Officials have not released information on the shooting.

The Prosecutor’s Released the following statement 5:00Pm

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are

investigating a shooting that occurred Sunday afternoon in Trenton, Mercer County

Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported.

At approximately 1:30 p.m. on May 1, 2022, the Shot Spotter activation system reported multiple rounds in the 800 block of Beatty Street.  Moments later, several 911 calls were received reporting multiple people shot.

Police responded to the scene and located three adult male victims suffering gunshot wounds.  Two victims were located in the 100 block of Randall Avenue and one was located on Beatty Street.  The victim located on Beatty Street was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later. The two additional victims are being treated.  Preliminary investigation indicates two of the three shooting victims, including the deceased, were targeted.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information

is asked to contact the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406

Firefighter Suffer Minor Injuries In Pennington Ave Blaze


TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Trenton Firefighters are investigating a fire that ripped through two homes in the 500 block of Pennington Ave Friday night. Firefighters arrived to heavy fire showing from the second and third floor of the home and extending to the attached home. Firefighters reported no one was in the home, one firefighter suffered minor injuries, and they were transported to the hospital.

The Fire remains under investigation 

Trenton firefighter grazed by bullet


TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Developing A Trenton firefighter was Wounded Tuesday night after being hit by a stray bullet at Trenton Fire Company 1: Engine 1. Two bullets pierced the back of the firehouse.

Police say one bullet struck the firefighter who was in the weight room. A second bullet went through the wall and into the kitchen, but did not hit anyone.

Trenton Police and the Shooting response team are investigating. The shooting happened on the 400 block of Calhoun Street around 8:30 p.m. The firefighter was treated and released

Trenton Police Officer stop Bank robbery at Wells Fargo


TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Trenton Police are investigating a bank robbery at the Wells Fargo on Brunswick Ave Tuesday morning. The suspect entered the Wells Fargo Bank armed with a loaded firearm with an extended magazine. The suspect pointed the gun at the victim and threatened by demanding money to be placed inside a duffel bag.

Trenton Police Officer Worley was working secondary employment within the bank, witnessed the incident – intervened, and placed the suspect into custody after a brief struggle with the assistance of a customer/witness. The suspect was taken to polic headquarters for processing and charges. The male is identified as Samir Queen

Ewing Cop Honored By NAACP In Trenton


TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Spring 22 through it all Gala The NAACP paid homage to local heroes, one being DET. Danielle Bethea of the Ewing Police Department. Det Bethea, who has 15 years in Law Enforcement, proudly served with three departments Trenton police and human service police. And currently, Ewing police Department. Det Bethea plans to continue to be a positive influence in her community through the platform her career provides. Det Bethea is dedicated to changing the mentality of her community by giving them a different perspective of police By Building positive relationships with the community. Bethea also thanks to the glam squad Bree smith, and Jazzi e banks.