As reported in the Scotch Plains TAP:

Scotch Plains Police Investigate Bias Incident                      By John Mooney February 3, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains police are investigating what a bias incident on Coles Avenue that appears to have targeted a mixed race couple.

"The incident was reported on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. The complainant reported that sometime overnight someone had used soap to write the "N word" on a window of their vehicle," said Scotch Plains Police Chief Ted Conley. "The Scotch Plains Police Department is currently investigating the matter as a Bias Incident and asks the public to report any information that they have on this matter to Det./Sgt. Pearson, (908) 322-7100 x113."


Chief Conley added that his department is looking for any possible video footage that anyone might have, as well as any first- or second-hand information that will help police in catching the perpetrator.

"We take all matters such as these extremely serious and would like to hold those accountable for their actions," Chief Conley said.

Scotch Plains Police Search for Hit-and-Run Driver Following Incident at Terrill Middle School By TAPINTOSPF STAFF    February 10, 2020 at 1:20 PM

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains police are looking for the driver responsible for a hit-and-run incident on Thursday, Feb. 6, on Terrill Road during morning drop-off at Terrill Middle School between 7:10 and 7:25 a.m.


The car is believed to be a white, four-door Jeep Wrangler, and according the Rich Broski's Facebook post, the driver person rammed his wife's vehicle while and dragged it around Terrill, and then slammed into the front of her car while speeding off.


Scotch Plains police chief Ted Conley told TAPintoSPF that his department is still in the process of investigating the incident.


"If anyone has information or video, please contact us at (908) 322-7100 x104," Chief Conley asks


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