Police & Fire

August 21, 2018

CLARK, NJ – A single car went off the road and onto the grounds of the Columbia Bank on Raritan Road early Tuesday morning.   The vehicle traveled  across the lawn, hit the bank, and continued beyond until it hit a tree on the adjacent property according to Clark Fire Chief Frank Cerasa. Clark ...

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PATERSON, NJ - “100 percent confident” is how Paterson Fire Department Captain Scott Parkin described his feelings as he prepared to be lowered nearly 80 feet towards the bottom of the Great Falls that were flowing faster than normal thanks to the deluge of rain that came less than 24 hours ...

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WARREN, NJ - Another car disappeared from a Warren driveway over the weekend. Police said a motor vehicle theft was reported at 10:29 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, in a report released on Monday.  A white Audi Q5 was stolen from the resident’s driveway on Chesterfield Drive at some time between ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown residents are being asked to use simple crime prevention methods after several burglaries in Morris Township. In a press release, Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty and Police Chief Peter Demnitz ask residents to use the following tips: Use motion-sensored lighting ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  A Monroe dentist was arrested today on charges of improper sexual contact with three of his female employees at his office, including one worker who was 17 when the incidents began, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement today. Dr. Richard Goldberg, 47, ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A $750 reward is being offered by Somerset County Crime Stoppers for information that leads to the arrest of a suspect(s) in the fatal stabbing of a 24-year-old North Plainfield man Aug. 19, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. Robertson provided ...

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UPDATE:  Hank has been found, and is home safe! PLAINFIELD, NJ - Relatives of Plainfield resident Conrad Sauer, who also goes by the name Hank, are asking for the public's help in locating him. They have not heard from him since this morning, and are concerned as it's reported that he suffers ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Tonight at 7:00 p.m., Essex County and contracted construction work crews will begin performing repairs to Broad St. that will span from Bellevue Ave. to Bloomfield Ave.  Work will continue every weeknight for the next few weeks. Work will begin at Bellevue Ave. and move South ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – A Hackensack moving company was one of 29 named by the New Jersey Attorney General's Office Division of Consumer Affairs today as the target of a statewide sting operation into unlicensed movers. The company, I.D. Nobel Movers a/k/a NOBLE ID MOVERS, located at 160 Johnson ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ -  A rolled over automobile is the result of a traffic accident on Rt. 80 Westbound at mile marker 43.  The NJ State Police and the EMS are on the scene of the accident where two people are being treated for head injuries. 

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ELIZABETH, NJ – A Elizabeth moving company, Roadway Moving, was one of 29 named today by the state as the target of an undercover sting operation into unlicensed movers. State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and the state Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA) said Roadway Movers and the others ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. – Police here released details of several recent arrests. Cherrelle Y. Cooper, 27, of Flemington, was arrested by Patrol Officer Scott Phibbs around 9:18 p.m. Aug. 8. Police said he was dispatched to Travel Inn here on a report of an unruly patron and when he arrived, he ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, A 24-year old North Plainfield man was fatally stabbed over the weekend and an investigation is underway, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and North Plainfield Chief of Police William Parenti announced on Monday. The ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, A 24-year old North Plainfield man was fatally stabbed over the weekend and an investigation is underway, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and North Plainfield Chief of Police William Parenti announced on Monday. The ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, A 24-year old North Plainfield man was fatally stabbed over the weekend and an investigation is underway, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and North Plainfield Chief of Police William Parenti announced on Monday. The ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Livingston Police Department has shut down a portion of South Orange Avenue Monday afternoon for emergency repair work on the advisement of PSE&G Co. According to Breaking News Network (BNN), South Orange Avenue between Passaic Avenue and Goodhart Drive will be closed ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A Roxbury moving company was one of 29 named today by the state as the target of an undercover sting operation into unlicensed movers. The company, Avelar Trucking & Moving of Landing, describes itself online as being “fully insured and licensed.” However, state Attorney ...

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CLARK, NJ – The Clark Police Department is mourning and paying tribute to one of its former members, Detective Anthony Della Serra. According to the Clark Police, Della Serra was a member of the department from 1968 to 1993. He was originally hired as a patrolman and was promoted to detective in ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A quick response by members of the Paterson Police Department led to the arrest of a local man following an early morning burglary at the Colt Cafe, 29 Church Street, on Sunday. According to Police Director Jerry Speziale, the incident, during which the business’ front doors were ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Relatives of Nutley resident Matthew Sibilia are asking for the public's help to locate him. They have not heard from him in some time and are concerned.  The family asks for any information regarding anyone who has seen or heard from him.  Sibilia lives in Nutley and works in ...

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UPDATE Aug 21: The Nutley Police Department confirmed that the situation has been resolved. No further details are available.  NUTLEY, NJ - Relatives of Nutley resident Matthew Sibilia are asking for the public's help to locate him. They have not heard from him in some time and are ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - In a crime that echoes television scripts, a man and woman were arrested in a conspiracy to commit the murder of the man's ex-wife, a resident of North Brunswick.  The person they hired for the job, however, was an undercover police officer. According to a statement from ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Patrol Officers responded to the Red Roof Inn on a reported motor vehicle theft. Upon their arrival the victim advised them that he was awoken from his sleep by the sound of his vehicle starting. He further stated that as he exited his room he saw an older white male with a white ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD - Police say one person was assaulted on Grove Street early Sunday morning, and anyone who lives in the area and has home surveillance is asked to contact authorities. Anyone with any information regarding an assault that occurred on Grove Street in North Plainfield  in the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Bernards Township Committee has pledged to hire and equip the school district's first specially trained school security officers, to be stationed at Ridge High School, while the Board of Education is expected to vote on Aug. 27 whether to pick up the salaries of the the ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD - Police say one person was assaulted on Grove Street early Sunday morning, and anyone who lives in the area and has home surveillance is asked to contact authorities. Anyone with any information regarding an assault that occurred on Grove Street in North Plainfield  in the ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ -  A car overturned at the intersection of Laurel Avenue and Oregon Street at 2.00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, with Maplewood fire and police personnel reporting to the scene. The car was traveling on Laurel Avenue when it was hit on the driver’s side by the second car. As a result, ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A Paterson man pulled over by Passaic County Sheriff’s Officers on Sunday was quickly arrested after announcing “I have an eighth of a pound of marijuana on me.”   According to Sheriff Richard Berdnik the stop was made at approximately 9:00 a.m. in the area of North 1st Street ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - At the Monday, August 13 borough council meeting, three new officers were sworn in, joining the Spotswood Police Department. The borough's newest officers are Patrolman Robert Bocchino, Patrolman Joseph Napoli and Patrolman River Ullrich. Each officer was warmly introduced by ...

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PATERSON, NJ- “100 percent confident” is how Paterson Fire Department Captain Scott Parkin described his feelings as he prepared to be lowered nearly 80 feet towards the bottom of the Great Falls that were flowing faster than normal thanks to the deluge of rain that came less than 24 hours ...

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