TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Trenton officials are investigating a fire that ripped through 3 homes in the 200 block of Mott Street Sunday shortly after 11:00 Am Sunday. Firefighters recovered numerous animals and police officers located at least two dogs wandering around the scene, one dog bit an officer sustaining very minor injuries. Fire Chief Ross Dale stated when they arrived they were met with heavy fire from the rear of 3 homes and went to a defensive operation. The fire was placed under control shortly after 1Pm. Chief Ross Dale also stated that they did not dump the city on the fire but it came close to a 3-alarm.
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Massive 5 Alarm Fire Rips Through Vacant High School
TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Firefighters from Trenton responded to a blaze at a vacant high school located at Martin Luther King Blvd and Southard Street after residents reported seeing flames around 2 p.m. The fire was so intense that nearby homes, including one on Evans Ave, caught fire, causing minor damage. The fire grew to 5 alarms, requiring assistance from firefighters in Burlington County and throughout Mercer County. Unfortunately, one firefighter was injured and transported to Robert wood Hospital. The fire was finally placed under control around 5:00 PM, but the cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Mercer County
Philadelphia – PA, US, National Weather Service: The National weather service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 9 pm for Mercer County. As storms move closer to the area they can produce isolated tornadoes possibl with strong hail. As the evening goes on this can be upgraded to a Thunderstorm warning.
BREAKING: Multiple Wounded In Spring Street Shooting
TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Multiple people were wounded in a shooting that occurred at the intersection of Spring Street and Calhoun Street just after 5:30 Pm. Trenton Emergency Medical Services transported multiple victims to the Capital Health trauma center. No other information is available at this time as it is a developing story.
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Trenton Fire Fighter Injured battling Multi Alarm Fire On Spring St
TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Trenton firefighters responded to the 300 block of Spring Street, firefighters reported heavy coming from the rear of the house and fire extending into the house attached just before noontime Saturday. Firefighters are still battling the fire at this time, one firefighter called a mayday and suffered non life threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital.
The Battalion chief placed the fire under control just after 2:40 Pm.
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Ewing Schools Closed After Unconfirmed School Threat
EWING TOWNSHIP , N.J. (PBN) Ewing Township Police Posted to it’s Facebook page “All Ewing public schools are closed today while we investigate an unconfirmed school threat. Additional officers from Ewing and partner agencies will be deployed to all Ewing public and private schools. We will update this page as we get more information. The safety and security of our students is always paramount. This action is being done out of an abundance of caution.”
Police are also asking to Please do not call the police department seeking information.
Trenton Firefighters Battled 2 Alarm Fire On Lamberton St Family displaced
TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) Trenton Fire firefighters battled a 3 story house fire in the 500 block of Lamberton Street. They have upgraded the fire to a second alarm with heavy fire and smoke coming from the attic area. No injuries have been reported at this time we will continue to update this as information comes in.
UPDATE : Saturday Two alarm fire on Lamberton Street displaced a family of five. Kids: twins 5years old and 6 year old. Will need clothing if anyone can donate. Lost a kitten on second floor according to Mayor Reed who was on the scene. Trenton Contained and stopped fire from dangerously spreading. The fire is under investigation.
Clothes can be dropped off at the Health Dept. Ruth Carter or mayors office.
Trenton Student Wanted For Weapon Offenses At Trenton Central High School
TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) On Wednesday, February 8, 2023 approximately 1:00 pm, Trenton Police Department was advised of an adult student who was in possession of a firearm, while attending school at 400 Chambers Street, Trenton Central High School. Upon further investigation, the male was identified as Breion Crayton. School Officials immediately instituted a shelter-in-place to isolate and locate Crayton. School Resource Officer, Detective Munn located Crayton and a struggle ensued. Crayton was able to break free during a struggle for his book bag, which contained a handgun and escaped custody. Trenton Police Officers searched the immediate area and a possible address for Crayton and were not able to locate him at this time.
Arrest warrants for weapon offenses were issued for Crayton and the Trenton Police Department is actively attempting to locate and arrest him at this time.
In a instagram story video of Crayton he could be seen pulling a handgun with a drum magazine attached to it with a green laser from his hip flashing the firearm.
If anyone has any further information on Crayton’s whereabouts contact myself [Det. Lt. Nathan B. Bolognini] or SRT Detective Sergeant David Ordille @ 609-433-7450.
Crayton should be considered armed and dangerous. If you observe him do not approach or attempt to detain him, please instead contact the Trenton Police Department at 609-989-4000 and/or 911.
UPDATE Trenton Police ask public for help finding missing 10-year-old
UPDATE: Aziannah Thompson has been located
TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) The Trenton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 10-year-old missing child Aziannah Thompson. Thompson was last seen in her Trenton residence at 6pm on January 2, 2023. She is 4’05” tall, weighs approximately 125 lbs., and has black hair and brown eyes. Aziannah was last seen wearing an oversized pink, yellow, and white hooded sweatshirt, and dark colored pants. If anyone has any information on Aziannah Thompson’s whereabouts, please contact the Trenton Police Department at 609-989-4000.
20-Year Old Manalapan Man Fatally Shot In Hopewell Township
HOPEWELL TWP , N.J. (PBN) Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri and Hopewell Township Police Chief James Rosso reported Sunday Morning that a 20-year-old Manalapan man was fatally shot in Hopewell Township Saturday evening.
At approximately 7 p.m. on Saturday, December 17, 2022, Hopewell police responded to the Hopewell Valley Nature Preserve off of Harbourton-Woodsville Road. Upon arrival, officers located a white Mercedes C300 on a trail with a male slumped over in the driver’s seat. The victim was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead from a gunshot wound a short time later. The victim has been identified as Phillip Urban of Manalapan.
The shooting is under investigation by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Hopewell Township Police Department. Prosecutor’s Preliminary investigation indicates Urban arranged to meet an acquaintance at the preserve and was shot at some point during the encounter. No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to contact the MCHTF at (609) 989-6406 or the HTPD at (609) 737-3100 ext. 5740.