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New Brunswick Man Charged with Attempted Murder in Stabbing

September 28, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 29-year-old city man has been charged with attempted murder in a non-fatal stabbing on Sunday night.

Santos Montoya of New Brunswick has been arrested and charged with one count of first-degree attempted murder, one count of second-degree aggravated assault, and one count of third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, according to a press release from ...

New Brunswick Man Charged with Attempted Murder in Stabbing

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 29-year-old city man has been charged with attempted murder in a non-fatal stabbing on Sunday night.

Santos Montoya of New Brunswick has been arrested and charged with one count of first-degree attempted murder, one count of second-degree aggravated assault, and one count of third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, according to a press release from ...

Orange High Locks Down After Shooting Outside of School

ORANGE, NJ — Students were asked to stay in the building after a man was shot in the face nearby Orange High School.

Officers found the man was found in critical condition by the firehouse across the street from the school.

The gunfire began in the area of Lincoln and Central Avenue around 3:50 p.m., prompting the police response. 

Being proactive, police locked down schools ...

One Arrested for Criminal Lewdness at Montville Community Park

MONTVILLE, NJ – Police Chief Andrew Caggiano reported on Sunday that at 4:10 PM, the Montville Township Police Department received a report of a person exposing themselves near the amphitheater in the Community Park behind the library. Patrol officers responded and Patrolman Joe LoGrasso arrested one person by the Youth Center for lewdness, assisted by Sgt. Ian Jacobsen and Patrolmen ...

Fair Lawn Man Arrested for Arson in 3 Recent Local Fires

Editor's Note: The Bergen County Prosecutor stated all charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

FAIR LAWN, NJ — Three fires, one person responsible, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor who charged a local man with three counts of arson.

Yauheni E. Liakhnovich, 27, ...

Fair Lawn Homeowner Confronts Burglar Who Attempts to Run Him Over

Editor's Note: Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

FAIR LAWN, NJ — A 5th Street resident said he discovered a burglar in his home and when he attempted to video the man as he tried to get away, the man attempted to drive into him.

On September 24, police said Isaiah Townsend, 25, of Newark was arrested after he allegedly entered a ...

Coffee With a Cop Scheduled for September 28: Location Changed to Outside at Boro Hall

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Due to unforeseen circumstances, Coffee With A Cop, originally scheduled for September 28 to be held at Haus Café on River Road, will now be held outside at the Parmelee Avenue side of the Fair Lawn Municipal Building, 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue.  The hours will remain 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Coffee will be donated by Haus Café.

Judges Rule In Favor of Newark’s Vaccine Mandate After Challenge From Police, Fire Union Leaders

NEWARK, NJ — A three-judge panel ruled on Monday that the city of Newark can enact a vaccine mandate and require employees to provide proof of vaccination after local police and fire unions last month challenged the city’s order.

The ruling from the appellate panel reversed a prior ruling issued by the Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) that the city must negotiate ...

Coral Springs Police Looking Into Whether Recent Damage to Park Bathroom Connected To Social Media Challenge

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The bathroom and landscaping at a Coral Springs park were damaged earlier this month, costing $2,500 in repairs, police report said.

Police said Monday there is no indication that the damage at Riverside Park at 205 Coral Ridge Drive is related to the viral social media challenge that encourages vandalism.

But detectives are still investigating and haven’t ...

Paterson Police Recover Two Loaded Weapons in Weekend Operations

PATERSON, NJ - Members of the Paterson Police Department took two loaded semi-automatic weapons off the streets in a pair of incidents over the weekend, Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale said.

At approximately 12:55 a.m. on Saturday, Speziale said in a report, Detectives Levis Qirjako, Mustafa Dombayci, John Traynor, Mohammed Bashir, and Luis Pimienta, assigned to the city’s Special ...

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