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Hunterdon County CrimeStoppers offering $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of fugitive of the week

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ – Hunterdon County CrimeStoppers is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of a fugitive, according to Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée Robeson.

Matthew Shrewsbury, 37, has outstanding warrants from the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office and the Hunterdon County Sheriff’s Office. He failed to comply with conditions of the court and a bench warrant has been issued. His extradition is nationwide, Robeson said.

Shrewsbury, whose known to frequent Hunterdon and Monmouth Counties, is described as 5 feet 10 inches tall, 150-175 pounds with long brown hair, and blue eyes, Robeson said.

Anyone with information on Shrewsbury’s whereabouts are asked to contact the Joint Hunterdon County Fugitive Task Force at 908-788-1129 or your local police department, Robeson said.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-321-0010, going online at, or through the free “P3 Tips” smartphone app. All tips are anonymous and kept confidential.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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