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Vehicle Takes Fire in West Orange Complex Garage

July 24, 2016

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A gray Audi A5 parked in a garage on Sichel Ct. in West Orange caught fire on July 20, but investigators did not notice anything suspicious at the time and no injuries were reported.

Patrol units were dispatched from the West Orange Police Department on Wednesday after receiving calls of a structure fire. Responding officers observed heavy smoke emanating from the ...

Fort Leen Man Charged with Unlawful Possession of a Handgun in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Reports of a shotgun heard in proximity to an abandoned residence on Clinton Street in Fairfield, which is located in a remote, wooded area of the township, led to the arrest of Sangmin Kim, 24, of Fort Lee on July 19 for the unlawful possession of a handgun.

At approximately 12:11 p.m. on that date, the Fairfield Police Department was notified about the noise, thought to ...

National Night Out Celebrations in South Orange and Maplewood on Aug. 2

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ  - It's National Night Out in many communities and there will be celebrations in both South Orange and Maplewood on Tues., Aug. 2.

National Night Out promotes police-community partnerships, and provides public safety tips and information.

SOUTH ORANGE

South Orange will hold its Seventh Annual National Night Out, hosted by South ...

C.L.E.A.R. Launches in Newton

NEWTON, NJ - Newton Police Department in cooperation with the Center for Prevention and Counseling have officially launched the C.L.E.A.R. program for Sussex County.  The program seeks to reach people dealing with heroin addiction before they are in trouble with police.

C.L.E.A.R.  stands for Community, Law Enforcement, Addiction and Recovery.  It was part of the discussion at ...

Chatham Township Police: Land Rover Stolen from Owner's Driveway

July 19, 2016

CHATHAM, NJ - A May Drive resident reported to police the theft of his 2016 Land Rover on Sunday at 1:55 p.m. The vehicle was last seen in the owner’s driveway at 9:45 p.m. the previous night, unlocked with the key fob left inside.

Parked Vehicles Entered/Property Stolen

July 17 - A resident of Country Club Drive and a resident of Rolling Hill Drive ...

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