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Three New Officers Sworn In to Fairfield Police Department

April 25, 2017

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Fairfield Township Mayor James Gasparini swore in three new police officers at the mayor and council meeting on Monday, including Brian Geisler, Christopher Yoo and Louis Bisciotti.

Fairfield Chief of Police Anthony Manna introduced the three officers, stating that the officers underwent an “extensive process” in order to be hired to the Fairfield Police ...

Fire Department: Take Advantage of Hazardous Waste Disposal Event

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Fire Department is alerting residents to an upcoming event to dispose of common household hazardous waste items, including fire extinguishers, motor oil, and car batteries. The Essex County Utilities Authority's Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day will be held on Saturday, May 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 125 Fairview Avenue (next to Old Hospital Center) in ...

Troopers from Somerville Barracks Deliver Baby Alongside Route 287 in Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Troopers Luis Valle and Tony Lee of the Somerville "B" State Police Barracks helped to deliver a baby early Tuesday morning along Route 287 in the midst of rush hour.

Valle had just pulled on to Route 287 to start his Tuesday shift when a motorist trying to beat backed-up rush hour traffic veered off on to the shoulder to bypass the stuck motorists. Valle ...

Florham Park Police Department Honors Outstanding Performances from Officers and Support Staff

FLORHAM PARK, NJ- The Florham Park Borough Council meeting was awash with blue as local police officers, family and friends gathered to honor the contribution of several members of the Florham Park Police Department family for their work throughout the year of 2016. Police Chief, Robert Treiber, took the podium and proceeded to commend these fine civil servants for their dedication to the law and ...

Troopers Help Deliver Baby on Shoulder of Route 287

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Troopers Luis Valle and Tony Lee of the Somerville "B" State Police Barracks helped to deliver a baby early Tuesday morning along Route 287.

Valle had just pulled on to Route 287 to start his Tuesday shift when a motorist trying to beat backed-up rush hour traffic veered off on to the shoulder to bypass the stuck motorists. Valle pulled him over and was ...

Warren Student Wins Fire Prevention Poster Contest

WARREN, NJ - Inica Kotasthane was awarded first place in the Fire Prevention Poster Contest, "Don't Wait - Check the Date" in Somerset and Hunterdon counties and was recognized and awarded a $50 gift certificate at the last meeting of the Warren Township Committee by Warren Fire Marshal Al Shjarback and Fire Chief Mark Russo. 

Kotashane is a seventh ...

Troopers from Somerville Barracks Deliver Baby Alongside Route 287

 

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Troopers Luis Valle and Tony Lee of the Somerville "B" State Police Barracks helped to deliver a baby early Tuesday morning along Route 287 in the midst of rush hour.

Valle had just pulled on to Route 287 to start his Tuesday shift when a motorist trying to beat backed-up rush hour traffic veered off on to the shoulder to bypass the stuck ...

Carjacking in Maplewood on Sunday, Police Report

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - There was a carjacking on Springfield Ave. at about 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, according to a release from Maplewood police.

A man parked his vehicle at Express Laundry World (1443 Springfield Ave.), and left the vehicle running, stated the release.

When he came back to the vehicle, he saw a man inside of the car, and was unable to open the car door despite trying ...

Bayonne Mayor Davis: Turnpike Plans Lane Closing for Construction on Newark Bay Bridge, Starting Friday, April 28

BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne Mayor James Davis announced Tuesday that the Turnpike Authority will be closing one lane on the eastbound lanes of the Newark Bay Bridge for construction for the weekend of April 28, 29, 30 and continue through Monday, May 1.

The construction will include closing half the ramp on Bayonne exit 14A, beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, April 28. One lane will be maintained ...

Carjacking in Maplewood on Sunday, Police Report

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - There was a carjacking on Springfield Ave. at about 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, according to a release from Maplewood police.

A man parked his vehicle at Express Laundry World (1443 Springfield Ave.), and left the vehicle running, stated the release.

When he came back to the vehicle, he saw a man inside of the car, and was unable to open the car door depite trying ...

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Nine Charged in Takedown of Newark Drug Trafficking Ring

April 21, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey State Police have arrested seven suspects and seized weapons, heroin, crack cocaine, prescription drugs and more than $31,000 as a result of "Operation Dead End."

After a six-month investigation by the New Jersey State Police Crime Suppression North Unit, detectives were able to identify nine suspects accused of operating a drug trafficking ring in Newark.