Chief Mark D Ciesla
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Crime Stoppers Cash Reward up to $2,500: Raritan Armed Robbery
SOMERVILLE - Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey D. Soriano, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Detectives Stuart A. Buckman and Raritan Borough Chief of Police Mark Ciesla announce that law enforcement authorities are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on January 8, 2013 at the Super 8 Motel, 119 US Route 202, Raritan, New Jersey.
Prosecutor Soriano states that at approximately at approximately 2:04 a.m. four (4) unidentified black males entered the main lobby of the motel brandishing a submachine gun. In the lobby, the suspects physically forced a female guest and motel clerk into the main office of the motel. Subsequent to ransacking the office they departed abruptly. At approximately 2:13 a.m., the clerk called 911 to report the incident.
Detectives assigned to the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Squad and Raritan Borough Police Department responded to the scene and initiated the investigation. It is believed the suspects arrived and departed in a dark colored sedan with a sun roof.
Prosecutor Soriano further states that Crime Stoppers of Somerset County Inc. is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest of the individuals responsible for this robbery.
Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to contact the Raritan Borough Police Department (908) 725-6700, the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Squad at (908) 231-7100, or the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office TIPS line at 1-(888)-577-TIPS (8477), www.888577tips.org or www.scpo.net And click on either “Crime Stoppers” or “TIPS hotline”. All calls are considered confidential.
Crime Stoppers Cash Reward $1,000:
SOMERVILLE – Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey D. Soriano, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Detectives Stuart A. Buckman and Raritan Borough Chief of Police Mark Ciesla announce that the investigation regarding the vandalism of 17 vehicles parked on First Street on August 21 and 22, 2012 is continuing.
Prosecutor Soriano states that Crime Stoppers of Somerset County, Inc. is offering a reward of $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest of individuals that are responsible for the vandalism.
Law enforcement is asking anyone that may have seen any suspicious activity or any individuals in the aforementioned area during the above to contact the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS(8477) or online at www.888577tips.org or www.scpo.net and click on either “Crime Stoppers” or “TIPS HOTLINE”.