Police & Fire

January 3, 2019

BEDMINSTER, NJ -- A portion of Bedminster Township’s Hike & Bike Trail will be closed for safety reasons until further notice.  According to the township website, the trail, which was blocked off this week due to a motor vehicle accident, will be closed between Robertson Drive in The Hills ...

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BOONTON, NJ- The Town of Boonton Police Department is asking for the public's assistance to help locate a missing 53 year-old town resident.   53 y/o Sean Stohl was reported missing on November 21st by an acquaintance who last reported seeing him on November 19th at his residence. Mr. Stohl has ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: A follow-up article indicating charges, the cause of the incident and other details has since been published and can be found HERE.  EDITOR'S NOTE: Cedar Grove police officials did not immediately release the identity of the driver in this case. More information will be released ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ -- Video footage of a suspect in the recent fatal shooting of a Plainfield man has been collected as evidence and has been released to the public in an effort to help solve the crime, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Thursday. The victim in the case was ...

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Video footage of a suspect in the recent fatal shooting of a Plainfield man has been collected as evidence and today is being released to the public in an effort to help solve the crime, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Thursday. The victim in the case was 45-year-old ...

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Edison, NJ – Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Thomas Bryan of the Edison Police Department announced this afternoon  that two suspects from South Carolina  have been arrested in connection with the robbery and fatal shooting that took place at the Speedway Gas Station in Edison ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - A pedestrian was struck on Rt. 23 by the Pilgrim Diner in Cedar Grove at around 6 p.m. on Wednesday according to police reports.  The driver had a suspended license. Officers responded to the area at around 6:13 p.m.  Upon arrival the officers found the 49-year old woman had ...

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BELMAR, NJ — A 66-year-old Manalapan man has been charged with driving while intoxicated and reckless driving, following a two-car collision at Main Street and Fifth Avenue in Belmar on December 30. Joseph Lyons was the driver of a Volkswagen Jetta that collided into the rear of a Mercedes 320 ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Fraudulently cashed checks mailed from the Radburn Post Office in November have led investigators to several individuals who assisted unknown parties who paid them to cash the checks. Most recently on Dec. 19, Michelle Rivera, 18, of Paterson admitted to police she had given her ...

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SPARTA, NJ- A Marlton man was stopped for having a broken headlight and ended up with drug charges.  On December 30 around 10:30 p.m. Officer Michael Poon stopped Gojart Cami, 31 on Main Street, police report. When Poon spoke with the Lexus driver the officer smelled marijuana.  Poon searched ...

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On December 26, 2018 Millburn Police Officer Shanahan responded to Bloomingdales on a theft report. Bloomingdales personnel report a black male wearing a sweatshirt with “Michigan” on the front, took a jacket valued at $399.00 and left the store without making payment. When confronted, the actor ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A suspected Garwood Road burglar was released from the hospital and immediately charged with theft and aggravated assault on a police officer, among other charges, after a complaint of an intruder and subsequent police follow-up that caused an officer to be struck by a fleeing ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A Paterson police officer is being credited with starting 2019 the same way he ended 2018, by making Paterson safer. According to Paterson Police Director Jerry Speziale, Emergency Response Team Officer M. Bashir made arrests on consecutive days, Monday and Tuesday, leading to the ...

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Want to help Lower Taxes?  Want to learn to be a better observer?   Want to help the local community? You are not too old to work with Lower Merion Police Wynnewood, Lower Merion, PA — The late model nondescript vehicle is parked across the street from a small shopping center that holds a bank ...

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VERONA, NJ - Verona police arrested a Livingston man on Monday after a brief pursuit and charged him with suspicion of driving while intoxicted.   Guipps Laguerre, 38, was taken into custody after a pursuit on Bloomfield Avenue which ended in Montclair when his vehicle struck a curb and became ...

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UPDATE: This story has been updated with live photos from the event! Wynnewood, Lower Merion, PA, — “3, 2, 1” the countdown was called out over the bullhorn and at 12:00 pm the 20-pound candy filled ball was dropped from Ladder 21, a high rise ladder truck.  Over 100 eager children and their ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Police are searching for two perpetrators of a break-in and burglary on West Serafin Way in Towaco which occurred just before 11 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, according to Montville Township Police. Police arrived shortly after the break-in because residents were in the home and were ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 12/19/2018 @ 7:12 p.m. South Avenue West and Washington ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Piscataway man was sentenced to eight years in prison for crashing the motorcycle he was driving while under the influence of drugs, resulting in the death of his girlfriend. Superior Court Judge Diane Pincus in New Brunswick imposed the sentenced on Ruddy Custodio, 30, for ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Piscataway man was sentenced to eight years in prison for crashing the motorcycle he was driving while under the influence of drugs, resulting in the death of his girlfriend. Superior Court Judge Diane Pincus in New Brunswick imposed the sentenced on Ruddy Custodio, 30, for ...

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CAMDEN, NJ—A 42-year-old Camden woman is now facing charges after she struck and killed a pedestrian in the early morning hours of New Year’s Day. Sherwana Hawkins was driving northbound along Route 676 when she hit and killed Capri Moody, 42, of Edwardsville, Pennsylvania shortly after 1 a.m.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Piscataway man was sentenced to eight years in prison for crashing the motorcycle he was driving while under the influence of drugs, resulting in the death of his girlfriend. Superior Court Judge Diane Pincus in New Brunswick imposed the sentenced on Ruddy Custodio, 30, for ...

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ELIZABETH NJ - Union County is about to become -- following what it states is "months of planning" -- the first county in New Jersey exclusively patrolled by local law enforcement to have all of its departments outfitted with body-worn cameras. Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan, who ...

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UNION, NJ – A car slammed into the garage of a home at Liberty Avenue and Jockey Hollow Way at about 9:45 Wednesday morning. According to Battalion Chief Greg Stagaard, upon arrival to the scene firefighters found a car had crashed backwards through the exterior wall of a garage after an initial ...

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ALLEGANY, NY – Police arrested a 19-year-old man Monday on several charges related to the alleged stabbing of a family member. Triston R. Heitzinger was charged with first- and second-degree assault, criminal possession of a weapon, resisting arrest and endangering the welfare of a ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Borough police officers will start the New Year by adding body-cams to their uniforms. Beginning on January 1, Milltown police officers will begin wearing body-worn cameras. According to a press release published on the borough website, officers will be sporting the WatchGuard ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -  Union County is on point to become the first county in New Jersey that is exclusively patrolled by local law enforcement to have all of its departments outfitted with body-worn cameras, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan. Prosecutor Monahan, who earlier this ...

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ROSELLE/LINDEN, NJ - Police responded to two different accidents one hour apart at the same intersection on Monday. Linden police were at the scene of an accident early Monday afternoon between a car and an SUV at the corner of St. Georges Ave. and Park Drive at the entrance of Warinanco Park, ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Borough police officers will start the New Year by adding body-cams to their uniforms. Beginning on January 1, Milltown police officers will begin wearing body-worn cameras. According to a press release published on the borough website, officers will be sporting the WatchGuard ...

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PATERSON, NJ - From community watch meetings to business grand openings, presiding over swearing ins of new police officers to speaking from church pulpits, “a safer city is a stronger city” might have been one of Mayor Andre Sayegh’s most oft-uttered mantras of 2018. And indeed, if increased ...

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