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MCPO Touts Three Heroin Dealing Arrests After Six-Month Investigation

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office (MCPO) issued a press release on September 30 touting three arrests that resulted in the "recovery" of what they claimed was $20,000 worth of heroin, as well as six handguns and a bulletproof vest.

The official statement claimed the trio was "running a street-level drug sales operation that netted thousands of dollars annually."

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Homecoming King Throws 5 Touchdowns as Zebras Overpower Edison

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Believe it or not, this game was tied 7-7 at halftime, but ended with a total of 53 points on the scoreboard.

It was a tale of two halves for the New Brunswick Zebras football team, who were clicking on offense in the second half and pulled away from the Edison Eagles on homecoming night to pick up another Red Division win.

It was also a big night for Zebras quarterback Jah'Bree Seawright-Jeffery, one of the team's most gifted and talented athletes.

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Two Men Injured During Violent Attack on Suydam Street

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Police are investigating an attack that happened shortly before midnight on Thursday, October 6 on Suydam Street near French Street.

According to Captain J.T. Miller of the New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD), two New Brunswick residents ages 22 and 25 were “assaulted, and received non-life threatening lacerations to the abdomen.”

Witnesses said they heard a commotion and minutes later the area was stormed by police and ambulances.

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Amazon Hiring 5,000 Seasonal Workers in the Garden State

AVENEL, NJ–Amazon.com, the largest e-commerce company in the world, is hiring more than 5,000 seasonal workers in the Garden State.

Workers are needed at centers in Avenel, Elizabeth, Logan Township, Moonachie, Robbinsville, and Swedesboro, said an Amazon spokesperson.

Amazon is creating 120,000 seasonal positions at its U.S. fulfillment centers, sortation centers and customer service sites for the holidays, according to a company news release.

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NBPD Vehicle Crashes on Route 27 While Responding to Call

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–A Ford Crown Victoria owned by the New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) crashed into a guardrail before striking a concrete barrier on September 13, sending two officers to the hospital.

The vehicle, driven by Officer Richard Reed III, "was responding with lights and sirens to a call for assistance from other officers," according to the police report signed by NBPD Sgt. James Hoover.

The officers' ultimate destination was just a block away: the New Brunswick train station.

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New Brunswick Boys Soccer Currently Second in GMC Red Division

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The New Brunswick Zebras boys soccer team has continued to impress in GMC Red Division play thoughout the season, after making the jump up from the White Division this fall.

Their only losses have come from Monroe and Old Bridge, with hopes of claiming the division title still alive, and the Zebras are currently in second place behind Monroe.

The Zebras picked up another dramatic win over the East Brunswick Bears on October 6 after trailing 0-2 for the first 70 minutes of the game.

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