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South Plainfield Resident Busted on Heroin Distribution and Gun Charges

January 24, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield Police announced the arrest of Omar Perkins, 23, of Astor Street on heroin distribution and gun charges.

According to police, on January 20, 2017, The South Plainfield Police Department, Plainfield Police Division Narcotics Unit, and NJ State Police TEAMS Unit executed a Court Ordered Search Warrant at 1420 Astor Place in South Plainfield.

As a ...

Bernardsville PD at Full Strength with Hiring of Timothy Richard

BERNARDSVILLE NJ - Former Somerset County Sheriff's Officer Timothy Richard of Dunellen has become Bernardsville's newest police officer, according to Chief Kevin Valentine.  With the appointment of Officer Richard, the Bernardsville Police Department remains fully staffed with 19 sworn police officers. 

Officer Richard comes to the department with a degree in ...

Cranford Police Make Burglary Arrest

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Police Department arrested Dawud Ward, 23, of Plainfield on multiple burglary and theft charges on Friday following a nearly month-long investigation.

Ward was observed by an off-duty detective exiting a Locust Drive residence carrying proceeds from the burglary. Detectives stopped Ward in a 2016 Hyundai a short distance from the scene, and apprehended him ...

Fighting New Brunswick’s Heroin Problem

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Opioids have hammered the state in recent years, and New Brunswick has been no exception, according to private and government data.

Whether they be illegal pharmaceuticals or small doses of heroin, opioids sent 20 people to Robert Wood Johnson’s emergency room in November alone, an official there told TAPinto New Brunswick. Saint Peter’s, on the other ...

LBTPD: Boulevard Impassable from Ship Bottom to Beach Haven

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ - At 7:05 p.m. the Long Beach Township Police Department reports that Long Beach Boulevard is flooded and impassable from Ship Bottom to Beach Haven. 

If travel is necessary, police advise to utilize back roads. 

Community Advisory: Nutley Police Report Suspicious Encounter

NUTLEY, NJ - Police Director Alphonse Petracco and Chief Thomas Strumolo are advising of a suspicious encounter.

Nutley Police are investigating an incident that occurred today 1/23/2017 at approximately 7:45 AM.

A 13 y/o Nutley Student reported to police that while walking to school an older man pulled next to him and offered him a ride. The juvenile told police he ...

Witness Notifies Police of Assault in Progress

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - A person witnessing an attack, notified Roselle Park Police of the assault taking place on Friday, Jan. 20, at approximately 1:04 p.m., in the area of W. Clay Ave. and W. Grant Ave. Police said, the witness stated a man walking in the area was being physically assaulted by another man, and the attacker was forcibly removing the mans wallet. 

When police arrived, Ptl.

Rahway Police Department NJ Transit Advisory

Advisory: TRAIN SERVICE SUSPENDED

 

NORTH EAST CORRIDOR RAIL SERVICE IS SUSPENDED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS BETWEEN NY PENN AND TRENTON DUE TO AN OVERHEAD WIRE PROBLEM IN LINDEN.

PLEASE REFER TO WWW. NJTRANSIT.COM

Contact Information:
Detective William Eicholz
Rahway Police Department
732-827-2079
weicholz@rahwaypolice.com

For full details, view this message on the web.

Large Limbs, Power Lines Fall on Samson Street Home

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield Fire Department, Department of Public Works, and PSE&G responded to a Sampson Street home after large branches fell on the dwelling bringing live wires with them. 

Early morning powerful wind gusts swept across northern New Jersey on Monday. Trash cans, recycling, even discarded Christmas trees were seen in streets across the region. In Bloomfield a large ...

Power Outages and Downed Trees Close Warren Roads

WARREN, NJ - Skyline Drive is closed to through traffic and Sunrise Drive near Mountain View Road closed due to downed trees involving power lines.  No timeframe is  available for repairs to be complete.

In addition, power is out on the lower half of Roseland Avenue, Helen Street, Wilshire, Mountainview Road and Lane, Trinity Place, Friar Tuck, and Manor Drive. Power ...

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East Orange Appoints First Female Police Chief and Youngest Fire Chief in City History

January 23, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The City of East Orange is proud to announce that it has named Phyllis Bindi as the city’s first female police chief and Andre Williams as the city’s youngest fire chief. Both East Orange natives, Chiefs Bindi and Williams were publicly sworn in during a Public Safety Promotion Ceremony held at Messiah Baptist Church on Friday Jan 20, at 6 ...

East Orange Appoints First Female Police Chief and Youngest Fire Chief in City History

January 23, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The City of East Orange is proud to announce that it has named Phyllis Bindi as the city’s first female police chief and Andre Williams as the city’s youngest fire chief. Both East Orange natives, Chiefs Bindi and Williams were publicly sworn in during a Public Safety Promotion Ceremony held at Messiah Baptist Church on Friday Jan 20, at 6 ...