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Summit Police Detective Christopher Medina Promoted to Rank of Sergeant

September 26, 2021

SUMMIT, NJ - Detective Christopher Medina, who began his law enforcement career as a patrol officer with the Summit Police Department, has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant.

Medina grew up in New Providence where he was an active member in the community, obtaining his Eagle Scout recognition before graduating from Oratory Prep High School before going on to ...

Two Cars Collide at Hilliard Blvd and Route 9 in Stafford Saturday

STAFFORD — Tow cars collided around noon on Saturday, according to a Stafford Township Police report. The accident occurred on Route 9 and Hilliard Blvd. 

A 2018 Buick Enclave operated by Earl Lewis, 84 of Barnegat was traveling south on Route 9 entering the intersection of Hilliard Boulevard.  Lewis’ vehicle was crashed into by a 2017 BMW Convertible operated by ...

Fast Response by Holmdel Police Department Clears Accident Scene at Laurel and Middle Road

HOLMDEL, NJ - In the right place at this right time.

 "On 9/25/21 at 1:45PM Holmdel Police officers were assisting a subject that had fallen off a bicycle on Middle Road. During this time an unrelated motor vehicle crash occurred on Laurel Avenue near Middle Rd involving a Lexus sedan and a Ford F150." According to a news release.

"The driver of the Lexus was entrapped ...

Illinois Man Struck When Multiple Shooters Open Fire in Paterson

PATERSON, NJ - Gunfire from multiple shooters rang out in the area of Presidential Boulevard and West Broadway Saturday afternoon, sending one man to the hospital with a non-fatal gunshot wound, police say. 

According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora, members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area where the ...

Toddler Spared Injury After Fall into Open Manhole in Union

UNION, NJ – A young child fell into an exposed manhole Thursday morning while playing with his mother in a county park in Union, police said.

At about 10:45 a.m., the 14-month-old child was playing with his mother in Kawameeh Park when he fell into a manhole, said Union Business Administrator Don Travisano.  The child fell approximately 7 feet into two feet of sewage water.  ...

His Van Hit Utility Pole In Coral Springs. Later, Police Allegedly Found Cocaine In His Socks And Shoes.

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – When a 30-year-old man struck a utility pole in his van on Wiles Road earlier this month, Coral Springs police officers suspected he was on drugs, a police report.

The man, Beville Quintal, of Coral Springs, was stumbling with his words and having trouble walking, the report said.

The report made no mention of alcohol or other drugs being found in his Honda Odyssey ...

Former Elizabeth USPS Employee Admits to Stealing Credit Cards in the Mail

ELIZABETH, NJ — A former Union County woman admitted stealing credit cards sent through the mail while employed as a clerk at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) in Elizabeth, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced Thursday.

Myriam Jimenez-Valentin, 33, who relocated to Barbourville, Virginia, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty to an ...

Police Announce Another Arrest in Fair Lawn Man's Death in May on Route 17

Bergen County Prosecutor Musella stated any charges are merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

FAIR LAWN, NJ — A Fort Lee man was charged with homicide in the death of a Fair Lawn man who was struck by a car after he was beaten by five men and left incapacitated on Route 17 in May ...

Police Announce Another Arrest in Fair Lawn Man's Death in May on Route 17

Bergen County Prosecutor Musella stated any charges are merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

FAIR LAWN, NJ — A Fort Lee man was charged with homicide in the death of a Fair Lawn man who was struck by a car after he was beaten by five men and left incapacitated on Route 17 in May ...

Summit's Anthony Campanelli Among New Warren Township Police Officers

WARREN, NJ —- Warren Township Chief of Police William Keane introduced two new members of the Warren Township Police Department at Thursday night’s meeting of the Warren Township Committee. 

Surrounded by family, friends, and fellow officers, Cody Silverman and Anthony Campanelli were sworn in to the Warren Township Police Department.

“I want to congratulate these ...

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