Police & Fire

Top Stories

57d8201c3e4a4f15e3006e88
57d8201c3e4a4f15e3006e88
57d8201c3e4a4f15e3006e88

Berkeley Heights Volunteer Fire Department Welcomes Engine 3 to its Fleet

December 11, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Volunteer Fire Department welcomed a new rig to their fleet last Thursday.  The new Engine-3 replace a 36-year old open cab brush truck. 

This new Engine is designed to reach homes in town that have steep, long driveways that a typical Engine could not reach. It is equipped for fires in the wooded area of the Township which includes ...

Police Seek Help Locating Woman Missing Since Dec. 6

WATCHUNG, NJ - Police are seeking help from the public locating a township woman missing since Dec. 6.

A missing person investigation is underway into the disappearance of Helen Kim, 47 of Route 22 West, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Watchung Borough Chief of Police Joseph Cina.

Kim walked away from her residence ...

Police Santa Delivers Gifts to Over 160 Families in Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Sirens could be heard across Berkeley Heights on Sunday -- thankfully, it was accompanied by holiday songs and cheer as Police Santa made his way around town escorted by the Berkeley Heights Police Department to deliver gifts to over 160 families.

In its fourth year, the Berkeley Heights PBA Local 144 Police Santa Program is growing each year, delivering ...

Bernards Police Still Searching for Doorbell Ringers Who Left Fireworks

lBERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township police said that as of Wednesday, Nov. 28, authorities had not made any arrests arrested in connection with a Nov. 23 incident in which two men apparently rang a local doorbell, and then set off fireworks to leave on the porch as their calling card.

Police released both photos and a video of the men who are seen captured on camera ...

Parents, Prepare for the Berkeley Heights Police Santa

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - One of the best-loved traditions at Christmas time is the PBA's Police Santa program.

One Dec. 9, Santa will be patrolling with the Berkeley Heights Police Department and will bring a present to your child -- if you register.

Click here for more information and to register, or visit the Berkeley Heights PBA 144 Facebook page. 

After registering, drop ...

Berkeley Heights Police Enforce Crackdown on Impaired Driving as Part of Statewide Year End Campaign

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Law enforcement officials from Berkeley Heights will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign.  Beginning December 7, 2018 and continuing through January 1, 2019, local and state law enforcement officials will conduct saturation patrols and ...

Woman Identified in Fatal Train Accident in New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Susan Brown, 61 years old, of New Providence was killed Thursday after her 2015 Nissan Altima was struck by the #0432 NJ Transit Gladstone train at the Union Avenue crossing in New Providence Thursday evening during a snow storm. Brown was pronounced dead at Morristown Memorial Hospital.

The train originated from Gladstone and was running 30 ...

Woman Dies After Vehicle is Struck by NJ Transit Train in New Providence; Snow Storm Wreaks Havoc on Roadways

Updated at 6:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A vehicle traveling on Union Avenue was struck by the #0432 NJ Transit Gladstone Line train [that originated from Gladstone heading to Hoboken] at the intersection of Union and Rose avenues [west of the Murray Hill Station] in New Providence on Thursday evening around 6 p.m.

The female driver, the only occupant of the ...

Man Arrested After Neighbors Call About Suspicious Man in Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Neighbors on Ridge Drive in Berkeley Heights called the police on Saturday morning after a suspicious man knocked on doors looking for assistance after his car broke down from the night before.

Neighbors called the police to help the man with the disabled car. He was later found to be driving under the influence and in possession of marijuana under 50 grams and ...

57d8201c3e4a4f15e3006e88

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Berkeley Heights