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Armed Carjacking Early Wednesday Morning in Clark

October 11, 2017

CLARK, NJ - Clark Police Chief Pedro Matos has confirmed there was a carjacking in the early hours before dawn on Wednesday on the 900 block of Lake Avenue.

According to Matos a male resident arrived home at approximately 4:30 a.m.   As he sat in his car two males, each with handguns, approached the sides of the vehicle and ordered the victim out.   The suspects took some ...

Taiwanese Police Officers Spend Time with Clark Police Department

CLARK, NJ - Two members of Taiwanese law enforcement spent several days in Clark as part of a three week international immersion-experience in the tri-state area. 

Crime Scene Investigators Sub-Lieutenants Hui-Tang Chan and Shih-Chi Huang joined Clark police during the week of October 2 in police vehicle ride-alongs and more.

 “I love this outreach, it is an opportunity to ...

Six Car Accident Hits Traffic Light on Walnut and Raritan

CRANFORD, NJ – A six-car motor vehicle accident occurred on Raritan Road and Walnut Avenue on Friday morning at 9:14 a.m., according to the Cranford Police Department. One traffic light was taken down during the accident. 

One person was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Detective Sergeant Ryan Greco of the CPD said.

The accident is currently ...

Clark Firefighter and Family Extend Gratitude to Brotherhood of Clark Fire Department

CLARK, NJ – The  Clark Fire Department was full of surprises during a heartfelt dinner thrown by firefighter Robert “Bobby” Hendricksen and his mother, Helaine Searles, to thank the CFD for their help after Searles was in an accident last spring.

In April, Hendricksen was driving his motorcycle when he was struck by a car that ran a red light, resulting in multiple spine ...

Clark Blaze Causes Damage to Two Homes, Residents Safe, One Firefighter Injured

CLARK, NJ – The Clark Fire Department responded to a residential fire shortly after 3:00 p.m. on Thursday resulting in demand to two homes.   

According to Clark’s Fire Chief Frank Cerasa, upon arrival, firefighters found a detached garage actively burning in the back of a home on Madison Hill Road and threatening a home on neighboring Russell Court.  ...

Breaking News: Active Fire in Vicinity of Russell Court - Road Closures

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Fire Department is working on an active fire in the vicinity of Russell Court.

 

Clark police have requested motorists to
avoid Madison Hill Road from the bridge to Westfield avenue due to police and fire department activity. The road is closed. 

 

Updates  will be provided as possible.  

Clark Police Say Recently Reported Luring Was Misunderstanding

The Clark Police have confirmed that the possible luring incident recently reported was a misunderstanding and no harm was intended to the child. 

In a Facebook post, Clark Police confirmed they were able to identify the elderly man who approached the Kumpf student.  As a result of talking to the man, police have assessed he meant no harm and instead was concerned for the ...

Clark Student Offered Ride Home by Stranger, Police Say

CLARK, NJ – Clark Police issued a notice to residents today about a possible attempted luring of a 12 year old girl during her walk home from Kumpf Middle School.   

According to police, the child was near St. Agnes Church on Madison Hill Road when a thin white male with grayish white hair  in his late sixties or seventies approached her in a white, late model ...

Construction to Begin on Walnut Avenue on Wednesday Night

CLARK, NJ – Walnut Avenue will be closed for road work from Valley Road to South Avenue in Cranford  starting Wednesday, Sept. 13.

To minimize impact, the work will be done from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following morning, weather permitting. The work will begin on the Clark side and is expected to last eight nights, according to authorities.

“The work being performed will ...

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