Man Found Guilty of Murder in Hunterdon County
HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ – On Friday, a jury has found Brandon E. Petersen, age 33, from Newton, Sussex County, guilty of multiple charges including first-degree murder, according to Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée M. Robeson. Other charges include third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, fourth-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, and fourth-degree unlawful taking of a means of conveyance. Petersen was acquitted on the charge of third-degree witness tampering. The charges relate to an incident on December 6, 2020, when officers from the Delaware Township Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing victim at a residence The post Man Found Guilty of Murder in Hunterdon County appeared first on Shore News Network.
Newton man found guilty of murder on former Sen. Robert Torricelli's Hunterdon estate
A Sussex County man has been found guilty of murdering a 38-year-old woman on a Delaware Township estate owned by former Senator Robert Torricelli. Brandon E. Petersen, 33, of Newton, is facing a minimum 30-year prison sentence after a jury found him guilty of murdering Michelle Carkhuff, also of Newton, on Dec. 6, 2020.
Ex-con murdered woman on former U.S. senator’s NJ estate
FLEMINGTON — A career criminal could be back behind bars permanently after a Hunterdon County jury last week convicted him of murdering a woman at a drug-fueled party in 2020. Brandon E. Petersen, 33, of Newton, faces at least 30 years to life when he is sentenced in July.
Things to Do in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, This Summer
Instead of the Jersey shore, family travelers should consider a visit to Hunterdon County, New Jersey, this summer, located about a 90-minute drive from both New York City and Philadelphia. Hunterdon County boasts more than 120,000 acres of farmland. Enjoy an interactive farm experience during your visit. Snuggle and feed...
Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office swears in new detective
FLEMINGTON, NJ (Hunterdon County) – The Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office has hired a new detective who was sworn into her position on Tuesday, May 30. Detective Wanda Tejada-Coletta was sworn in by Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée M. Robeson before family, HCPO First Assistant Prosecutor Joseph Paravecchia, Chief of Detectives Timothy Drew, and the staff of the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office.
Air Quality Alert issued for Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset by NWS
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has declared a code orange air quality alert for North Central New Jersey on Wednesday, May 31. This signifies that air pollution levels in the area may reach levels that are harmful to sensitive groups such as children, those with asthma or heart and lung diseases, and the elderly. It is recommended that those in the affected area avoid outdoor exercise or strenuous activity. For more information, visit http://www.state.nj.us/dep/.
NJ Spotlight News special edition — ‘21’ documentary series: May 29, 2023
Inspiring stories from Hunterdon, Cumberland and Burlington counties. The NJ PBS digital documentary series “21” examines a simple question: Does where you live in the state affect how you live? The “21” series profiles one person in each of New Jersey’s 21 counties and looks at the social determinants that affect that person’s life.
Things To Do In North Hunterdon
Here is the Hunterdon Review’s weekly list of things to do and general happenings in the North Hunterdon County area for your amusement, entertainment and education. Please submit events for publication via email to editor Walter O’Brien at email@example.com. WEDNESDAY, May 31.
Commissioner Director Zach Rich presents ‘State of the County’ at Hunterdon Chamber
Hunterdon County Commissioner Board Director Zachary T. Rich On Thursday, May 25 delivered the 2023 ‘State of the County’ address in front of 30 people at the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce’s Unity Bank Center for Business and Entrepreneurship, at the back of the historic Reading Large House on Flemington’s Main Street.
Law Day Celebration recognizes Hunterdon County students with awards, scholarships
The Hunterdon County Bar Association sponsored a Law Day/Court Night event on Tuesday, May 9, on the grounds of the Hunterdon County Justice Center on Park Avenue in Flemington. The theme for the 2023 Law Day was “Cornerstones of Democracy: Civics, Civility, and Collaboration.”
Driver Hurt As SUV Hits Barrier And Flips In Hunterdon County: State Police
The crash occurred on State Highway 29 northbound in Stockton shortly before 6:15 p.m., NJSP Lt. Lawrence Peele told Daily Voice. A Dodge Journey struck a concrete traffic barrier and overturned near County Road 523. The driver was taken to Hunterdon Medical Center for treatment of a leg injury, Peele...
Sussex County Ex-Con Guilty Of Murder In Hunterdon Stabbing Of 38-Year-Old Woman, Jury Finds
Brandon E. Petersen, 33, of Newton, was found guilty of first-degree murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a weapon, and unlawful taking of a means of conveyance, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée M. Robeson said. He was acquitted of his witness tampering charge. Petersen,...
10 most expensive homes sold in Hunterdon County, May 15-22
A house in Lebanon that sold for $1.5 million tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Hunterdon County between May 15 and May 22. In total, 87 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $460,911. The average price per square foot was $216.
Sussex County man found guilty of 2020 Hunterdon County stabbing death
DELAWARE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A 33-year-old Newton man was found guilty in a deadly stabbing in Delaware Township, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée M. Robeson announced Friday. A jury found Brandon E. Petersen guilty of first-degree murder, third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, fourth-degree...
Man convicted of stabbing woman to death at N.J. home, authorities say
A man was convicted this week of stabbing a woman to death in 2020 at a Hunterdon County home, authorities said. Following a three-week trial, Brandon E. Petersen, 33, of Newton, was found guilty by a jury of murder, unlawful taking of a means of conveyance and weapons-related offenses, according to a statement from the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office. He was acquitted of a witness tampering charge.
Newton man convicted in fatal stabbing
Brandon Petersen, 33, of Newton was convicted of first-degree murder and other charges Friday, May 26, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renee Robeson said. He could be sentenced to serve from 30 years to life in state prison. Sentencing is scheduled July 14. A jury also convicted Petersen of third-degree possession of...
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