Police & Fire

December 8, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, December 12, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM to benefit residents who were displaced by the Walnut Street fire that occurred on November 15. The event will take place at Ruthie's BBQ Pizza, located at 64 1/2 Chestnut Street in Montclair, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- You may have noticed some members of the Bloomfield Police Department looking a little fuzzy over the month of November.  You may have also noticed that those same officers are now freshly shaved thanks to High Definition Barber Shop in Bloomfield.   Shop owner Danny Batista ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Members of the Bloomfield Police Department participated in No Shave November last month, and donated $1,320 to Stand up to Cancer, last Wednesday, two days before shaving. No Shave November is a month-long journey during which participants forgo shaving and grooming in order ...

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GLEN RIDGE, NJ - Two men were killed in a single-vehicle crash in Glen Ridge around 10 p.m. on November 26, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced on Friday.  Preliminary reports stated that Montclair Police Officers attempted a motor vehicle stop of a 2008 Mercedes ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Officers of the Bloomfield Police Department responded to Spring St. after reports of shots fired in the area. The incident happened in the 8 o'clock hour Thursday night. Police blocked Spring St. from the intersection of Spring and Division St. south. Spring St. runs from St.

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Officers of the Bloomfield Police Department responded to Spring St. after reports of shots fired in the area. The incident happened in the 8 o'clock hour Thursday night. Police blocked Spring St. from the intersection of Spring and Division St. south. Spring St. runs from St.

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NEWARK, NJ - Law enforcement officials have charged Kenneth Jones of Montclair, with the fatal stabbing of Tameeka Johnson, 41, also of Montclair. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti announced Thursday, that Jones of Montclair has ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - A single vehicle accident on the Garden State Parkway South in Bloomfield caused traffic to back for several miles. Drivers report traffic congestion into Clifton north of the Rt. 3 overpass.  The Bloomfield Police Department and Bloomfield Fire Department responded to the ...

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GLEN RIDGE, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutor's Office and Glen Ridge Police officials were at the scene investigating an accident on Bloomfield Avenue between the intersections of Ridgewood Avenue and Hillside Avenue on Monday around 10:30 p.m. According to eyewitnesses, Montclair fire officials ...

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GLEN RIDGE, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutor's Office and Glen Ridge Police officials were at the scene investigating an accident on Bloomfield Avenue between the intersections of Ridgewood Avenue and Hillside Avenue on Monday night. According to eyewitnesses, Montclair fire officials responded ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Residents on Gregory Terrace and Arcadia Court were evacuated from their homes as a precautionary measure following a gas leak.  Officers from the Bloomfield Police Department assisted in the evacuation. The Bloomfield Fire Department responded to the scene as a precautionary ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Police Department has used part of its capital budget to purchase enough body cameras for every Police Officer in uniform. Over 100 Data911 BX2 body cameras were purchased for the department so officers will no longer have to share them. Additionally, the ...

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GLEN RIDGE, NJ - Glen Ridge Police are reporting traffic delays due to a power outage near the intersection of Bloomfield Ave. and Ridgewood Ave. Travelers are encouraged to allow for additional time.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - More than two dozen Rutgers faculty members signed an open letter to President Robert Barchi blasting university police for turning over a suspect to ICE agents. "This action by the Rutgers University Police is a direct violation of your repeated assurances that Rutgers was ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Shots were fired on Bloomfield Avenue near the area of Mission Street on Saturday. Chaos erupts and a man, hit by a bullet, runs into a local business and collapses on the floor. With the suspect on the loose, police search for clues. Approximately 7:00 p.m., officers were ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Belleville Ave. will be closed in both directions between Broad St. and Spuce St. following a vehicle strike this afternoon. The road is expected to be closed until at least 5 p.m. 

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Police Department will be conducting a DWI Sobriety Checkpoint on Bloomfield Ave on November 21, 2018 in response to statistics demonstrating a disproportionate number of impaired driving incidents in the area. These operations are being conducted to raise ...

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UPDATE: Delayed Opening Announced for Newark Public Schools NEWARK, NJ - Major highways in Newark have been closed tonight due to icy conditions and collisions, Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said.  Routes 280, 78, 21 and 22 are closed after snow, rain and sleet caused ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - As snow is falling in Montclair, firefighters are fighting a blaze at the corner of Walnut St. and Valley on Thursday evening, according to reliable sources. Located in the 200 block of Walnut St., the entire 2.5 story home was engulfed in flames. There are no known injuries at ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Many West Orange students remained stranded on their buses and some at their schools hours after the final bell rang Thursday, due to a powerful Nor’easter that slammed into tri-state just as schools were being let out. Robo-calls were sent to parents Thursday afternoon warning ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The entire Bloomfield Police and Fire Departments, and emergency medical services are now equipped with state of the art radios and a system interface that can hold up in the event of an unexpected radio blackout. These system upgrades, to what is known as a 7/800 mhz digital ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Law enforcement officials have stated that Thomas Kolding, the missing 15 teenager from Mountain Lakes, has been found. According to police, he is safe. Kolding has been missing since October 30. Law enforcement confirmed that he traveled by train from Denville to Newark – Broad ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A 28-year-old Montclair woman has been identified as the victim of a fatal accident in Montclair involving a NJ Transit train headed for New York Penn Station, Tuesday morning. According to NJ Transit spokesperson, Lisa Torbic, Joan Juengling was identified as the victim. She was ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - NJ Transit officials suspended service on the Montclair-Boonton line in both directions for nearly an hour, early Tuesday morning. The cause, fatal strike of a trespasser, officials confirm. The train was traveling to New York Penn Station from Montclair State University at 4:55 ...

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Story developing.... MONTCLAIR, NJ - Law enforcement officials have confirmed the fatal stabbing of a female victim in Montclair on Monday. The exact location and details surrounding the homicide have not yet been released. However, eyewitnesses reported seeing police bring someone in a body ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Police Department will be conducting a DWI Sobriety Checkpoint on Bloomfield Ave on November 21, 2018 in response to statistics demonstrating a disproportionate number of impaired driving incidents in the area. These operations are being conducted to raise ...

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MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ -- Law enforcement officials have stated that Thomas Kolding, the missing 15-year-old from Mountain Lakes, has been seen in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on the corner of Race and 5th Streets, at approximately 3 p.m. the afternoon of November 3. Thomas Kolding, who lives with ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Law enforcement officials have stated that Thomas Kolding, the missing 15 from Mountain Lakes, has been seen in Philadelphia,PA, on the corner of Race and 5 th Streets, at approximately 3:00 PM the afternoon of November 3. Thomas Kolding, who lives with his parents in Mountain ...

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VERONA, NJ - Four people were arrested on Oct. 26 after Verona police broke up a large party on Cypress Avenue. According to reports, police responded at around 9 p.m. to a call of a large fight in progress.  When they arrived, the officers observed approximately 150 teenagers fleeing the area.

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Thomas Kolding, who lives with his parents in Mountain Lakes is still missing, said Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. In a press release, the Prosecutor's Office as well as Mountain Lakes Police Department continue to ask for the public's help locating him. According to ...

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