POLICE & FIRE

Freeholders Honor Elizabeth Police Officers Who Rescued Boy Struck By Train

July 23, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Two Elizabeth police officers who rescued a 13-year-old boy struck by a freight train were honored Thursday night by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Elizabeth Police Officers Eric Santiago Gora and Luciano Nicolas Porto responded to Franklin Street on May 11 to find the boy going into shock with an amputated leg.

“We have to also acknowledge that ...

Freeholders Honor Elizabeth Police Officers Who Rescued Boy Struck By Train

ELIZABETH, NJ - Two city police officers who rescued a 13-year-old boy struck by a freight train were honored Thursday night by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Elizabeth Police Officers Eric Santiago Gora and Luciano Nicolas Porto responded to Franklin Street on May 11 to find the boy going into shock with an amputated leg.

“We have to also acknowledge that there are ...

Bill Would Give Police Immediate Access to N.J. Prescription Monitoring Program

TRENTON, NJ — Law enforcement officials would be able to access New Jersey’s Prescription Monitoring Program without first obtaining a court order or a subpoena, under legislation introduced by Sen. Robert Singer in conjunction with the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

The bill, S-3426, would allow police to help people coping with addiction and investigate dealers ...

Freeholders Honor Elizabeth Police Officers Who Rescued Boy Struck By Train

ELIZABETH, NJ - Two city police officers who rescued a 13-year-old boy struck by a freight train were honored Thursday night by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Elizabeth Police Officers Eric Santiago Gora and Luciano Nicolas Porto responded to Franklin Street on May 11 to find the boy going into shock with an amputated leg.

“We have to also acknowledge that there are ...

Freeholders Honor Elizabeth Police Officers Who Rescued Boy Struck By Train

ELIZABETH, NJ - Two city police officers who rescued a 13-year-old boy struck by a freight train were honored Thursday night by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Elizabeth Police Officers Eric Santiago Gora and Luciano Nicolas Porto responded to Franklin Street on May 11 to find the boy going into shock with an amputated leg.

“We have to also acknowledge that there are ...

Morris Plains Woman Arrested with Multiple Outstanding Warrants, New Drug and Weapon Charges

SPARTA, NJ – What began as a call to police about an unwanted visitor ended with a Morris Plains woman facing drug and weapons charges.  On July 9 around 6:45 p.m. Sparta Police responded to a call on West Mountain Avenue, police report. 

Sparta Police Officer Chris Favaro was told by the homeowner that the person they were concerned about had left on foot. Favaro was also told ...

River Road Motor Vehicle Crash Ends with DUI Arrest

NUTLEY, NJ - A Lyndhurst woman was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle crash on Friday.

Nutley police officers responded to a call about a motor vehicle crash on River Road and subsequently arrested Kristine Violante, 26, of Lyndhurst.  She was transported to Headquarters without incident, issued summons for Driving While ...

Bill Would Give Police Immediate Access to N.J. Prescription Monitoring Program

TRENTON, NJ — Law enforcement officials would be able to access New Jersey’s Prescription Monitoring Program without first obtaining a court order or a subpoena, under legislation introduced by Sen. Robert Singer in conjunction with the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

The bill, S-3426, would allow police to help people coping with addiction and investigate dealers ...

National Night Out Events Planned in South Orange and Maplewood Tuesday, August 1

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ  - It's National Night Out in many communities and there will be events in both South Orange and Maplewood on Tuesday, August 1.

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

SOUTH ORANGE

South Orange will hold its Eighth Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August ...

Call to Duty for Somerville Firefighters: A Visit to NJ Firemen's Home

 

BOONTON, NJ - The call to duty Saturday for 50 Somerville volunteer firefighters wasn’t about responding to an alarm or a training drill. It was driving the half hour to the New Jersey Firemen’s Home here to host a memorable outing for those who served before them.

A caravan of Somerville’s “bravest” gave up a good portion of their day to hold a ...

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Bergen County Man Pleads Guilty in 2015 Fatal Drunk-Driving Incident at Elizabeth Marine Terminal

July 21, 2017

A Bergen County man has admitted to being responsible for the drunk-driving incident that caused the death of a female coworker at an Elizabeth marine terminal a little less than two years ago, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Thursday.

Appearing before state Superior Court Judge Robert Kirsch, Victor M. Belo, 50, of North Arlington pleaded guilty to a single count of ...