Drug Bust: Over $60K in Illegal Drugs and a Firearm Seized from Scotch Plains Home

May 25, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Detectives from the Scotch Plains Police Department, the Union County Narcotics Strike Force and the Union County Special Weapons and Tactics Team executed a search warrant at 518 Forepaugh Ave. in Scotch Plains that led to the arrest of two residents and the seizure of more than $60,000 in illegal drugs, local officials said in a release issued on Thursday ...

"Pit Stop" Owner Arrested on Major Drug Charges

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Following a 2-month long investigation by the East Brunswick Police Department, a convenience store owner in East Brunswick has been arrested and charged with several drug offenses, including Distribution in a School Zone, a crime which can carry a a prison sentence and a fine of up to $150,000.

According to a report issued by the EBPD today, the East Brunswick ...

Jack Fernandez, Teen Who Went Missing in Bloomfield Has Been Found

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Jack Fernandez, the Bloomfield teenager who was last seen by his parents on Monday has been located.

TAPinto Bloomfield shared the Bloomfield Police Department's request for help in finding Jack earlier today.

Missing Endangered Juvenile from Bloomfield Essex County

This is a developing story and details will be shared once known. 


Breaking News: Small Fire at Bloomfield Public Library

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - There was a small fire at 90 Broad Street (Bloomfield Public Library). The fire is now out.

The staff remains evacuated from the building. 

This is a breaking story and details will be shared once known. 

TAPintoBloomfield.net is an online newspaper serving the Township of Bloomfield and is the only locally owned news organization in the ...

Roxbury Middle Schoolers Pedal to Support Police

ROXBURY, NJ – More than 270 Roxbury middle school students came out May 24 to show support for the township police department by participating in the Roxbury Student Unity Tour, a bicycling event at Horseshoe Lake Park in Succasunna.

Organized by the Eisenhower Middle School (EMS) Character Education Committee, the event was about double the size of last year’s and raised about ...

Three Car Break-ins Reported in Yorktown

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – There were three reported car break-ins at two Yorktown locations yesterday, according to Lt. Jason DeIulio of the Yorktown Police Department.

One of the alleged break-ins occurred at The Seed Day Care Center on Crompond Road and two at Teatown Lake Reservation.

DeIulio said the department suspects all of the break-ins are connected because of their similarities.

Liberty Corner Fire Co. Hosts This Year's Memorial Day Parade

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - THE Liberty Corner Fire Co. will host this year's Memorial Day parade on Monday in Bernards Township, with the parade scheduled to step off at 9:30 a.m. sharp from the firehouse at 95 Church St. in Liberty Corner village.

The parade to honor the country's fallen members of the US armed services, as well as recognizing those who are veterans or serving now, will ...

Police Continue to Investigate Work Truck Burglaries in Union

UNION, NJ – Township of Union police continue to investigate the thefts of work trucks and tools.

In April, TAPinto Union reported that police issued an alert through social media for residents to be attentive to their parked work vans and trucks.

According to a Facebook post Thursday, Union police are encouraging residents to mark their tools.  “It would be easier for ...

Alert: Live Wires Down in North Plainfield

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Live wires have been reported down near 206 Sandford Ave. across the roadway Thursday morning. The fire department and PSE&G are responding to the scene, according to the Breaking News Network  (BNN), which monitors emergency radio activity.



Coffee with a Cop: Public Invited to Starbucks to Mingle with Montclair's Finest, June 1

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Police Department is hosting the next Coffee with a Cop event on June 1, 2017 from 08:30am—10:30am at Starbucks located at 40 Park Street in Montclair.

All residents are invited to attend and mingle with officers.

Questions about crime? The Montclair Police want to talk about it over a cup of coffee. 

Special invited guests ...

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A New Patrol Bike For Madison

May 25, 2017

Madison, NJ - Community partnerships are very much a part of the culture of Madison. In late April of this year a brand new state of the art Patrol Bike was donated to the Madison Police Department through a partnership between the Madison Downtown Development Commission (DDC) and Hilltop Bicycles (Hb).

On the first Saturday of October, the Madison Downtown Development ...