Police & Fire

May 29, 2022

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The sixth annual Families Behind the Badge softball tournament will be held on Saturday, June 11 at the Memorial Field complex behind Beatrice Gilmore and Memorial Schools off McBride Avenue, starting at 8:30 a.m. Rain date is June 12. Admission is $5. Organized by Woodland ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield Police units responded to the 600 block of West 4th Street around 1 p.m. on Saturday on the report of a downed tree branch, according to a press release, and consistent with a Breaking News Network report. Per Plainfield Police, upon arrival, officers met with three ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief John Zebrowski of the Sayreville Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in the investigation of a hit-and-run in Sayreville near the Victory Bridge, Route 35 Northbound. Authorities responded to a report of a ...

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DOYLESTOWN, PA—Plumstead Township police are trying to track down a woman who dropped an undisclosed amount of money in a CVS on 4361 Swamp Road. That store is located in the shopping center near the intersection of Route 313 and Route 611. The money was found by a CVS employee on May 27 at ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick Police Chief Frank LoSacco has announced the graduation of Captain Frank Sutter and Lieutenant Jason Fama from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) Command & Leadership Academy on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. In 1993, NJSACOP officials ...

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The Millburn Police Department has promoted two of their own: Lt. Andrew DelRusso was promoted from the rank of Sergeant to Lieutenant and Sgt. David Pinero was promoted from patrol officer to Sergeant.  DelRusso began as a Millburn detective in 2010 and became a Millburn police officer ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is an overturned automobile on Rt. 80 Eastbound in Parsippany.  The accident is at mile marker 42.  Police are on the scene.  No one is trapped inside. This according to breaking news alerts.  

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - A 51-year-old Mahopac man was arrested last week and charged with a series of misdemeanors relating to an alleged sexual assault at a local business. Carmel police said that on Friday, May 13, they were called to Emperor Spa on Route 6 for a report of a forcible touching ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -- Route 22 is closed westbound from Jefferson Avenue to Voessler in Bridgewater due to flooding with multiple water rescues taking place.    Update: As of 6 am Saturday, flooding is receding and the Somerset County Flood Warning expired at 5:45 am.

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights officers arrested a New York City man on multiple charges after a hit-and-run accident on Route 46. Hasbrouck Heights Police Officers Woodbridge and Olivo were dispatched to Route 46 West over Route 17 on a report of a motor vehicle crash on Wednesday, ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -- Route 22 is closed westbound from Jefferson Avenue to Voessler in Bridgewater due to flooding with multiple water rescues taking place.    Update: As of 6 am Saturday, flooding is receding and the Somerset County Flood Warning expired at 5:45 am.

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield Police are advising residents of street closures due to the NJ State Bicycle Championship scheduled for Sunday, May 29. The following roads will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Block 400-600 of Watchung Avenue 100 block of East 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th ...

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Little Egg Harbor, NJ - The  Ocean County Sheriff’s Office will be keeping an eye out for distracted and impaired drivers along Route 528 and Route 539 in order to provide a safer traveling environment for motorists and pedestrians  “Our sheriff’s officers along with police departments in 11 ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – In recognition of National EMS Week, firefighters and EMS personnel opened the bays at North Stelton Volunteer Fire Company and EMS for their annual community open house May 21. Parents and children could explore various fire trucks and rescue equipment that were on display, ...

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SPARTA, NJ- A Montague woman is facing drunk driving charges after being stopped for speeding on Route 15 North.  On May 8 around 8 p.m. Officer Michael Poon saw Stacey Gilligan, 31 driving 85 MPH in a 55 MPH zone, police said.  After stopping Gilligan, Poon suspected the driver had been ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ - The Far Hills - Bedminster Fire Department will host the annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30. The parade will begin at the corner of Main Street/Route 202 and Elm Street, Bedminster. Immediately following the Far Hills Memorial Day Service, hot dogs and lemonade will ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - One Sunday in 1974, Marc Friedman stopped in to see what the volunteer Liberty Corner Fire Co. was all about. Friedman says he was "warmly greeted" and he became a firefighter, a role he says, "You will either love from day one, or decide it's not for you." Forty-eight ...

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CALDWELL, NJ -- A fire in the kitchen closed the Caldwell Diner on Bloomfield Avenue Friday morning. According to the Caldwell Fire Department, a call came in reporting the fire at 6:28 a.m. Friday. Upon arrival, crews were met with an active fire in the kitchen that had extended into the ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Nine Fairfield police officers received commendations at a ceremony during Wednesday’s Fairfield’s Township Council meeting. Lt. Frank Tracey received a Life-Saving Citation for performing CPR to save an individual’s life at Madison Square Garden on March 24. While off duty, ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - On Friday, May 27 at approximately 7:48 a.m., Barnegat High School's Student Resource Officer was alerted by a staff member that there may have been an altercation between students involving a stabbing. "The SRO along with additional Barnegat Police officers who immediately ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - In December 2021, at a Community Police Collaborative(CPC) meeting, a researcher associated with a Police Perception Study being conducted in partnership with several New Jersey universities made allegations that South Orange Police Officers were involved in racial profiling.  ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - A 66-year-old Denville resident was found to be in possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia while driving on Route 46 recently, according to police. The man, Fred Worthington, was arrested May 24 after police pulled him over on Route 46 due to a motor vehicle violation, police ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Members of the Hamilton Township Police Division are looking for any witnesses to a Thursday evening crash that left a driver dead after they struck a parked tractor trailer.  According to Hamilton police, at approximately 9:10 p.m., a 36-year-old-man from Easton, Pennsylvania ...

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On May 26, 2022, at 12:41 p.m. Millburn Police Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery with a handgun at the AT&T store, 682 Route 124, Short Hills. Upon arrival, an associate reported that he was robbed by two black males wearing ski masks, one with a gray sweatshirt and one with a ...

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STAFFORD — A Beach Haven police sergeant left his handgun unsecured, leaving it accessible to a minor which led to last week's incident in a Manahawkin Park, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office said Thursday. Andrew Wahlberg, 50, of the Manahawkin section of Stafford, is charged with ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Criminals attempted to victimize Florham Park residents in the early morning hours of Friday, May 27th.  Florham Park's Chief of Police Orlando issued the following crime alert to residents: Residents, Early this morning several criminals entered the Borough determined to ...

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TETERBORO, NJ - The Moonachie Police are asking for the public's help with an armed robbery in the parking lot at Teterboro Landing Thursday afternoon. The Moonachie Police Department received a 911 telephone call of a robbery in progress in the parking lot of Costco at Teterboro Landing on ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/WOOD-RIDGE, NJ  - State and local law enforcement officials have called for an increase in security around schools following the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Law enforcement agencies county-wide will be dedicating additional patrols and officers to be present at ...

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TETERBORO, NJ - The Moonachie Police are asking for the public's help with an armed robbery in the parking lot at Teterboro Landing Thursday afternoon. The Moonachie Police Department received a 911 telephone call of a robbery in progress in the parking lot of Costco at Teterboro Landing on ...

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TETERBORO, NJ - The Moonachie Police are asking for the public's help with an armed robbery in the parking lot at Teterboro Landing Thursday afternoon. The Moonachie Police Department received a 911 telephone call of a robbery in progress in the parking lot of Costco at Teterboro Landing on ...

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