Police & Fire

December 10, 2018

CRANFORD - The Cranford Police Department would like to officially thank Cranford Post Office employee, Jennifer Goodwin, for her efforts in preventing two separate fraud cases within the Township of Cranford. Within a two-week span, Mrs. Goodwin intercepted two elderly Cranford residents at ...

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CRANFORD - A house fire early Sunday morning destroyed a home on Hillcrest Avenue and left one man dead.  The body of the man is believed to be the homeowner. Cranford Fire Chief Daniel Czeh called the body "unidentifiable" but investigators can use other methods such as dental records to help ...

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CRANFORD - A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will arrive on Sunday, December 16, 2018, to examine all aspects of the Cranford Police Department policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services, Chief Ryan Greco of the ...

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CRANFORD - On Monday morning, the Cranford Police Department responded to three south-side residences on reported car burglaries. The incidents occurred during the overnight hours on both South Union Avenue as well as Georgia Street. The Garwood Police Department swiftly alerted neighboring ...

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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. 11/29/2018 @ 7:08 p.m. North Avenue East and Centennial ...

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CRANFORD - At Monday's Township Committee Workshop meeting, the topic of acquiring body cameras for the Cranford Police Department was discussed.  Police Chief Ryan Greco, who is also serving as the town's acting Township Administrator, mentioned that the Union County Prosecutor's initiative is ...

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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. 11/23/2018 @ 1012 p.m. North Avenue East and Carpenter ...

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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. 11/13/2018 @ 7:01 p.m. Raritan Road and Moen ...

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CRANFORD - On November 1, 2018 the Cranford Police Department was the recipient of the AAA Northeast 2018 Pedestrian Safety Commendation awarded for achieving zero pedestrian fatalities in 2017.  Detective Lieutenant Edward Davenport and Detective Sergeant Eugene Perrotta were on hand to accept ...

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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. 11/07/2018 @ 9:49 a.m. Walnut Avenue and Lenhome ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Police Department was presented with the Silver Level Recognition for New Jersey Safe Routes to School by EZ Ride at their 35th Anniversary & Annual Recognition Event.  Annually, EZ Ride recognizes and honors the deserving individuals, municipalities, and corporations ...

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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. 10/30/2018 @ 9:37 a.m. Garden State Parkway 137 ...

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CRANFORD - Members of the Cranford Police Department, ranging from the rank of Captain to Communications Officer, are participating in Cranford PBA Local 52’s No-Shave November. From November 1st through November 30th, Officers and Civilian employees will be putting down their razors in an effort ...

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CRANFORD - On Friday, November 2nd, the Cranford Police Department was alerted to an incident involving a threat made by a faculty member of Orange Avenue School. Following an investigation by members of the Cranford Police Department, Matthew Acosta, 33, of Kenilworth was charged with one count of ...

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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. 10/26/2018 @ 9:57 p.m. Centennial Avenue and Raritan ...

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CRANFORD - Detective Steven D’Ambola, Sgt. Russell Luedecker, Det. Lt. Craig Marino, and Detective William Pietrucha of the Cranford Police Department received the Traffic Safety Specialist, Level – I, Leadership designation at the Bergen County Police Traffic Officers’ Association event held today ...

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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. 10/21/2018 @ 10:17 p.m. Centennial Avenue and the Garden ...

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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. 10/09/2018 @ 3:30 p.m. North Avenue East and Carpenter ...

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CRANFORD - 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. 10/02/2018 @ 2:19 p.m.  Linden Place and ...

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CRANFORD - On Saturday, October 6th at 12:44 a.m., the Cranford Police Department responded to a reported robbery occurring on Jackson Drive in Cranford. The 25-year-old victim, who was walking near his place of employment, was approached by a black male with a knife demanding all his personal ...

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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. 09/27/2018 @ 2:05 a.m. Roselle Avenue and Albany ...

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CRANFORD - The first Wednesday of October is deemed National Coffee with a Cop Day, and the Cranford Police Department announced it will be participating.  Stop by the Cranford Train Station (10 North Avenue East) this Wednesday, October 3rd from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. for some free coffee and ...

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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. 09/18/2018 @ 11:39 a.m. North Avenue East and Forest ...

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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. 09/05/2018 @ 12:06 a.m.  North Avenue East and Garden ...

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CRANFORD – Siddeeq Q. Williams, 40, of Cranford, New Jersey was sentenced today to 121 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute 140 kilograms of narcotics, and for assaulting two law enforcement officers, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Williams previously pleaded ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Police Department Facebook page announced that after a two-week investigation, Matthew Rodriguez, 18 years of age from Clark, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after police witnessed him placing a large rock, in the middle of Raritan Road, in the early morning ...

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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. 08/29/2018 @ 10:58 a.m. North Avenue East Arrested: ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The family of a former South Plainfield resident killed in a hit and run earlier this month is looking for answers and is offering a cash reward for information that leads to identifying the driver.   “We are pleading with the public. [Whoever did this] is somebody’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. 08/20/2018 @ 10:21 a.m. North Avenue East and Garden State ...

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CRANFORD - Mayor Hannen opened Tuesday's Township Committee Meeting with the announcement of the passing of Cranford Call Lieutenant Brian Koshney. A moment of silence was held before the official meeting got underway. Koshney was a 23-year veteran of the Cranford Fire Department and also served ...

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