Thursday, June 14, 2012
Police said he used lighter fluid to set the fire.
A 15-year-old male was charged after setting a fire in the closet of the master bedroom at a Conover Road house Wednesday afternoon, according to police. After an argument at the house, he set the fire using lighter fluid, East Windsor police said Thursday. The fire caused extensive damage in the master bedroom. The fire was reported around 2 p.m. and there were no injuries, police said. The teenager was charged with aggravated arson Wednesday night and sent to the Mercer County Youth Detention Center. East Windsor Volunteer Fire Company #1, East Windsor Volunteer Fire Company #2, Robbinsville Fire Company, Hightstown Engine Company, Plainsboro Fire Company, West Windsor Fire Company and East Windsor Rescue Squad District 1 responded to …
Sunday, March 25, 2012
A review of the week's top stories.
NJDEP Mix-up May Have Led to No Water Fluoridation Public Notice A communication gap at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection may have contributed to the public not being informed of the removal of fluoride from the borough’s water supply. Click here to read more. Charlie Brown's Opening Wednesday, Liquor License Approved Charlie Brown's Steakhouse will be open on Wednesday after the transfer of the liquor license was approved by the East Windsor Township council Tuesday night. Click here to read more. Proposed East Windsor Municipal Budget Calls for Tax Increase The East Windsor council proposed a budget that would increase taxes by about $47 from 2011 for an average residential property. Click here to read more. Police …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The investigation is ongoing.
An early morning blaze that damaged an abandoned house on Etra Road on March 8 was an arson, according to East Windsor police. Police said there were signs of forced entry at the house and the fire remains under investigation. When firefighters arrived at the house flames were seen shooting through a second story window, according to Fire Chief Barry Rashkin, of East Windsor Volunteer Fire Company #2. There were no injuries. Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office arson investigators responded to the fire, and are assisting East Windsor police, who are leading the investigation, prosecutor’s office spokeswoman Casey DeBlasio said in an email.