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Ambulance Off the Road and into the Woods on Garden State Parkway

July 14, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ — An ambulance went off the road and into the woods after a crash on the northbound lanes of the Garden State Parkway Friday morning around 10:55 a.m.,   According to Clark's Chief of Police Pedro Matos, the accident was in Cranford.  Matos indicated that there were no serious injuries known at the time of reporting.  

The northbound side of the ...

Cranford Dog Stolen in Car Theft at Newark Airport Found in Elizabeth; BMW Still Missing

ELIZABETH, NJ - A Cranford woman can let out a slight sigh of relief now that she found her dog, which was stolen along with her car Thursday morning at Newark International Liberty Airport.

Jude Zimmerman, the dog’s owner, said her 12-year-old Jack Russell Terrier named Jack Jack was found at Sun Deli on Madison Avenue in Elizabeth Friday afternoon. She said the deli’s ...

Cranford Police Department Announces Annual National Night Out

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Police Department will participate in the 34th Annual National Night Out, a nationwide event organized by the National Association Town Watch to promote involvement in crime prevention, police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie.

The event promotes the opportunity for residents to interact with the police department and learn about the ...

Cranford Police Ask for Cooperation During July 4 Fireworks

CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Police Department is asking residents to walk, bike or carpool to the July 4 fireworks if possible to avoid traffic problems.

Earlier today, the CPD sent out this message asking residents to be respectful of the nearby homes and be careful when entering and exiting the fireworks display in Nomahegan Park at 9 p.m.

"The July 4th celebration will ...

Kenilworth Police Warn Against "Diversionary Theft" Following Burglary by Suspect Posing as Utility Worker

KENILWORTH, NJ – The Kenilworth Police Department is warning residents to take caution against diversionary thefts following the burglary of an elderly man by suspects dressed as employees of a water company.

According to Kenilworth Police Chief John Zimmerman, the incident occurred on June 24, when the suspect knocked on the victim’s door, identified himself as an employee of the ...

Car Off Road and into River by Clark and Cranford Border

CLARK, NJ –The northbound Garden State Parkway is experiencing extensive delays due to emergency crews occupying several lanes of the roadway.  Clark’s Chief of Police, Pedro Matos confirmed that personnel are on the scene of an accident involving a car that went off the road and into the river upside down. 

“Several Clark officers and Troopers went into the water ...

Cranford Police Arrest Two in Connection with String of Motor Vehicle Burglaries

CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford police arrested two Linden men in connection with a string of motor vehicle burglaries that recently occurred in town.

At 4:09 a.m. on June 6, officers Shayne Temple and Michael O’Neil arrested Kyle McCall and Joshua Carter, both 21, after receiving a report of suspicious activity near Tulip Street and Spring Garden Street. The pair were found by police on ...

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