Police & Fire

March 21, 2019

The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 03/13/2019 @ 10:03 p.m. Raritan Road and Coleman ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 03/05/2019 @ 10:10 p.m. North Avenue East and Garden State ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 02/26/2019 @ 2:23 p.m.  North Avenue East and Garden State ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Police Department is excited to announce they will be hosting the 13th Annual Cranford Police Youth Academy Class. The Academy will begin Monday, July 8th and conclude Friday, July 12th Classes run daily from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This law enforcement educational ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 02/22/2019 @ 2114 hrs. Centennial Avenue and Cayuga ...

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CRANFORD - On Friday, February 22, the Cranford Police Department seized marijuana, money, and a loaded 9mm handgun during the course of a motor vehicle stop on Springfield Avenue. Detective William Pietrucha was conducting traffic enforcement when he noticed the 2017 Mazda being driven ...

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CRANFORD - Chief Ryan J. Greco announced that as of February 1, 2019, the Cranford Police Department will take part in Union County’s Community Law Enforcement Addiction Recovery (C.L.E.A.R.) Program as a local C.L.E.A.R. Program Location. The C.L.E.A.R. Program is a partnership between the ...

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CRANFORD - A tranformer fire in the area of the Conrail train tracks Wednesday night caused power outages along southern portions of Cranford.  PSE&G worked during the overnight hours and has since repaired the issue and restored power to those customers affected by this specific ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 2/13/2019 @ 9:56 p.m. Raritan Road Arrested: Elaine ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 2/05/2019 @ 10:34 p.m. Lincoln Avenue East and Meeker ...

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CRANFORD - Earlier Tuesday morning, honorary Cranford police officer Raymond Schwartz passed away at the age of 15.  Son of Stacy & Raymond Schwartz, Raymond, was diagnosed with a very rare form of brain cancer known as Glioblastoma 15 months ago. Unfortunately, it was recently determined by ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity.  Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation.  All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1.  1/30/2019 @ 9:02 a.m. 1200 Block of Raritan Road ...

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CRANFORD – The Cranford Fire and Police Departments responded to a residential house fire on Stratford Terrace earlier this morning. Several 9-1-1 callers reported the fire beginning at 5:37 a.m. Fire units were on scene by 5:42 and encountered heavy fire conditions from a single-family home.

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CRANFORD - Centennial Avenue was closed between Lincoln and Cummings on Tuesday around 1 p.m. for a motor vehicle crash investigation. According to police on scene, a citizen on a motorized scooter while crossing in the crosswalk was struck by a car turning left onto Centennial.  The citizen ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 1/24/2019 @ 4:56 p.m. Centennial Avenue and Grant ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 1/15/2019 @ 6:58 p.m. Garden State Parkway 137 ...

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CRANFORD - After D.W.I. arrests in Cranford rose in 2017, the township saw nearly a 40% decrease in 2018.  According to the Cranford Police Department, D.W.I. Arrests in Cranford the past three years were: 62 in 2016; 75 in 2017; and 46 in 2018.  The Cranford Police Department also reported a ...

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CRANFORD - Detective Sergeant Matthew Nazzaro of the Cranford Police Department graduated Thursday from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) Command and Leadership Academy. Participation in the prestigious Command and Leadership Academy is based upon the applicant’s ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 1/8/2019 @ 10:30 p.m. Garden State Parkway 136 ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 1/3/2019 @ 2:12 p.m. Raritan Road and Centennial ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Police Department is reporting an increase in Nasal Naloxone, or "Narcan" deployments for opioid-based overdoses within the Township of Cranford over the past year. First Responders deployed Narcan a total of 30 times on 17 victims during 2018. Cranford Police Officers ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 12/19/2018 @ 7:12 p.m. South Avenue West and Washington ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – A 36-year-old Elizabeth man is in custody and a second suspect is on the loose after leading officers on an approximately 10-mile police chase through Union County Sunday night, police said. The chase followed an attempted robbery of a 56-year-old Elizabeth woman at 10:38 p.m.

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CRANFORD - At last week's Township Committee meeting, four new officers were sworn into the Cranford Police Department.  The four - Chris Folinusz, Mike Gamba, Courtney Holder, and Ryan Drew will start the John H. Stamler Police Academy on January 4th as a part of the 120th Recruit ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Police Department is excited announce the four winners of the Cranford Police Trading Card contest. The first photo is Kelly with Patrolman Federici. The second photo shows Christian Ferreira, Owen Welch, and Vivian Kunz with Patrolman Federici and Detective ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 12/14/2018 @ 11:12 p.m. North Avenue East and Elizabeth ...

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CRANFORD - Call it, "Revenge of the Nerds." Rocket scientist Mark Rober has become an internet sensation by posting a YouTube video demonstrating how he built a "glitter and stink bomb" disguised as an Amazon package. The package had cameras that loaded up videos onto the cloud so that ...

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CRANFORD — Law enforcement officials from the Cranford Police Department will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of the year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign. The crackdown began December 7, and continues through January 1, 2019, ...

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CRANFORD - Patrolmen Daniel Donnerstag and Nicholas Cook were on patrol around 3:46 a.m. early Monday morning when they were dispatched to a call for a pregnant woman in labor. Ruth Orozco had gone into labor in her Cranford home. Contractions were only a minute apart and the baby’s head had ...

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CRANFORD - Members of the Cranford Police Department, ranging from the rank of Captain to Communications Officer, participated in Cranford PBA Local 52’s No-Shave November in an effort to raise money for those in the fight against cancer. Beginning in 2009, “No-Shave November” is a national, ...

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