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Clark Police Make Arrest in Connection With Theft at White Diamond Restaurant

November 17, 2017

CLARK, NJ - Clark Police announced they have made an arrest in connection with the theft of a tip jar from the Clark White Diamond restaurant on Tuesday.  

According to Clark Police Chief Pedro Matos, Andrew Hazuda, 26 of Sweetbriar Drive in Clark has been arrested and charged with theft and released on a ...

Fanwood Police Officer with Law Enforcement Team in Puerto Rico Finds Misery and Optimism

FANWOOD, NJ -- Like many other visitors to post-hurricane Puerto Rico, Fanwood Police Officer Elliott Bernard says the images seen on TV and online simply don’t capture the enormity of the damage, even two months after the storm. Roads with giant fissures, downed utility poles, epic food and water shortages and the lack of power make day to day life exhausting.

“Every day, you ...

Update: Fourth Suspect Found Following Seize of Weapons & Narcotics

CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Police Department seized two handguns, bullets and narcotics following the arrest of three individuals on late Monday evening, according to a press release from the Cranford Police Department. A fourth individual was later arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 8.

A fourth suspect and the origin of the items are under investigation, according to the press release.

At ...

Cranford Firefighters Extinguish Blaze in Residence above Business

CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford firefighters extinguished a blaze in the second-floor residence above Simply…Art and Framing on North Union Avenue late Friday evening.

The firefighters were dispatched at approximately 10 p.m., according to the Breaking News Network.

The residents were out of the home when the firefighters arrived, according to Fire Chief Daniel Czeh. The fire was ...

Power Outage in Southwest Portion of Cranford due to Transformer Fire

CRANFORD, NJ - An active transformer fire was reported on Friday morning at approximately 8:03 a.m. 

As the fire was reported, PSE&G was requested to the scene. 

According to a Nixle alert from the Cranford Police Department at 8:21 a.m., the company is currently remedying a power outage in the southwest portion of the township due to the fire.

Hillside Avenue School Deemed Safe after Threat on Snapchat

CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Police Department responded to Hillside Avenue School on Thursday morning following a threat posted on SnapChat, according to Police Chief Ryan Greco.

The source of the post was identified through a combined effort from the school district and the CPD’s Patrol Division, Detective Bureau and Juvenile Bureau, Greco wrote in a press release.

A follow-up ...

(Update) Missing Roselle Woman Found Safe

ROSELLE, NJ - Thelma Lewis, age: 92, who went missing in Roselle yesterday has been found.

Roselle Police issued a nixie alert around 9:25 a.m. on Tuesday stating that she had been found as is safe. All alerts have been canceled. 

Police Searching for Woman Missing in Roselle

ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Police are asking the community to be on the lookout for a missing woman from Roselle.

Thelma Lewis, age: 92 went missing earlier today. Lewis is described as a black female 5'2" weighing approx. 145 lbs. She was last seen at 3 p.m. Monday, on Wood Ave. in Roselle. 

Lewis is wearing a tan coat and a blue hat with ruffles. If you see this missing ...

Somerville Resident Charged with Attempted Murder

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A Mechanic Street resident has been charged with attempted murder following Thursday afternoon’s shooting in the area of Third Street and Center Street.

Azikwa D. Rustin, 30, faces formal charges of first degree attempted murder, second degree possession of a firearm, second degree unlawful possession of a firearm, and second degree certain persons prohibited from ...

Three Injured in Electrical Fire in Cranford on Thursday Morning

CRANFORD, NJ – Three people were transported to burn centers or hospitals following an electrical fire that occurred around 11:28 a.m. on Thursday at 22 Jackson Drive.

One man, who suffered burns to his arms, face and torso, was transported to Saint Barnabas Burn Center by the NJSP NorthStar Air Medical helicopter, according to Detective Lieutenant Stephen Wilde of the Cranford ...

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