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Cranford Police Arrest Bike Thief at Train Station

September 21, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford Police Detectives Spencer Durkin and Timothy W. O’Brien arrested an Elizabeth man while he tried to steal a locked bycicle from the Cranford Train Station.

Durkin and O’Brien witnessed Richard A. Harrington, 60, attempting to unlock the bicycle with bolt cutters on Monday, Sept. 19. The Cranford Police Department Investigative Division was ...

Hillsborough: Children's Singer/Songwriter Faces Child Pornography Charge

NEWARK, NJ – Eric. S. Komar a township resident, music teacher and singer/songwriter who performs for children at synagogues, Jewish community centers, camps and conventions nationwide was arrested at his home Tuesday and charged with receiving and distributing images of child sexual abuse, according to Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick.

 Komar, 46, was arrested by special ...

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 ...

Kenilworth Student Approached by Stranger asking to Give Her a Ride Home, Police Say

KENILWORTH, NJ – A David Brearley High School student was approached by an unknown man who asked if she wanted a ride home while she was walking home from school this week.

According to Kenilworth police, the driver was a white male with gray hair who was between 30 and 40-years-old. The man approached the student near the Boulevard and Coolidge Drive at approximately 4:30 p.m. on ...

Two Busted in Westfield for Intent to Distribute Heroin and Crack Cocaine, According to Police

WESTFIELD, NJ — Two people were arrested after Westfield police who pulled over a car for speeding Saturday evening found 187 folds of heroin and 23 bags of crack cocaine inside, according to Police Chief David Wayman.

The incident took place at about 5:18 p.m. on Sept. 2 when cops pulled over a White Mitsubishi SUV for speeding in the area of Lawrence Avenue and East Dudley Avenue, ...

Prosecutor, Montville P.D. Still Hoping to Find Missing Man

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Authorities are still hoping somebody will come forward with information about a Montville man who disappeared 33 years ago, they said today.

Thursday marks the 33rd anniversary of the disappearance of the man, Edward DuBarry, then in his mid-thirties, from Montville, said the Morris County Prosecutor's Office. The office, in a statement said police and ...

Three Arrested Following Drug Bust at Westfield Home, Police Say

WESTFIELD, NJ — Three people were arrested in Westfield Aug. 31 following a two-month investigation into illegal distribution of narcotics, Westfield Police Chief David Wayman announced Wednesday.

On Friday Aug. 31, about 2:45 p.m. the Westfield Community Response Tactical Unit executed a Superior Court Search Warrant at 11 Stoneleigh Park after a two-month long investigation into the ...

Chief Wozniak to Retire from Cranford Police Department

CRANFORD, NJ – Police Chief James Wozniak will retire from the Cranford Police Department on August 31.

Captain Joseph Van Bergen was appointed acting police chief starting September 1. The resignation and appointment were approved at the most recent Cranford Township Committee meeting on August 15.

“While I wish Chief Wozniak all the best, I am personally very sorry to see him ...

Cranford Swears in Two New Firefighters

CRANFORD, NJ –Two firefighters were sworn in at a ceremony during Tuesday night’s township committee meeting.

Daniel Polito and Brad Bisset were both volunteer firefighters for years prior to their appointment as probationary firefighters.

 “When you are a volunteer firefighter, it takes a lot of time away from your family to respond to calls and to keep up with state ...

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