Crime Fighting App Help Police Nab Fugitive of the Week – Franklin …

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Wanna help fight crime? If you live in Somerset County there is an app for that. 

Last month’s Somerset County Fugitive of the Week Justin Tomlinson, age 29, of Manville was arrested thanks to the STOPit app, according to a joint news release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s office and Manville Borough Police Chief Mark Peltack

“On Friday, January 5, 2018 at approximately 1:00 a.m. an anonymous report, via the STOPit app, was received by the Somerset County Communications Center regarding defendant Tomlinson’s location,” Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson said in a news release. “Based on the information received, Somerset County Communications notified Manville Police Department and directed them to Tomlinson’s location where he was subsequently placed under arrest without incident.”

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A warrant for the arrest of Tomlinson was issued last year Sept. 11, for failure to appear in Somerset County Superior Court, according to authorities. 

He was initially charged with third-degree

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