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School Custodian Arrested on Sex Assault, Endangerment Charges

December 13, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Dunellen man employed as a school custodian was arrested today on charges of inappropriately touching a six-year-old girl, authorities said.

Arnoldo Veliz-Chamale, 61, of Dunellen, was charged today with one count of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, and two counts of second-degree sexual assault in the second degree, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew ...

Help the East Hanover PBA Collect Toys For Hospitalized Children

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- The East Hanover PBA are collecting toys for their Annual Holiday Toy Drive. To support their efforts, donations of new, unwrapped toys and games can be dropped off at the Police Department, 2 Deforest Avenue. Donations will be collected until Sunday, December 16. All donations will be delivered to the Goryeb Children's Hospital. 

Florham Park Fire Department Needs You

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- What if no one answered the call? A question that never should have to be answered. This is a great opportunity to serve the community called home. All training costs are covered by the department. Interested applicants must be 16 years old or older. 

Please contact joinfpvfd@gmail.com

 

Morris County Police Dogs Get On-the-Spot Medical Help

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County has developed a first-of-its-kind program to offer medical support and care for police dogs working with the county Sheriff’s Office in critical situations.    

The dogs will receive treatment from a specialized group of tactical medics who make up the Office of Emergency Management’s Special Operations Group.

“We have our ...

East Hanover Fire Cause Still Under Investigation

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- East Hanover Police and Fire responded to a report of smoke coming from the second floor of a home on Mckinley Avenue. Sargent McPartlandandSargent McCoy arrived at the location along with Captain Ambrose. 

The officers kicked in the front door and rescued the elderly home owner on the first floor, while smoke was coming from the windows on the second ...

Flash Snow Storm Paralyzes Livingston Streets; Strands Students After School

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Some students were still being held at Livingston schools after 7 p.m. on Thursday after snow quickly accumulated during rush hour, according to Livingston police, who are still working vigorously to help drivers navigate the snow and get home safely.

“Everybody’s safe, it’s just a matter of getting everybody home—that’s our number one ...

Missing Mountain Lakes Boy is Found

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Thomas Kolding, a 15-year-old from Mountain Lakes who left home Oct. 30, has been found, said authorities today.

In a brief joint statement that offered no details about the matter, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp, Mountain Lakes Police Chief Shawn Bennet and Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of
Investigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr., said the boy was ...

Help Sought in Finding Missing Morris County 15-Year-Old

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County authorities are seeking help in finding a 15-year-old Mountain Lakes boy who has been missing since Oct. 30.

In a statement, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Mountain Lakes Police Chief Shawn Bennett  said the boy, Thomas Kolding, who lives in Mountain Lakes with his parents, was last known to be at his family home on Oct. 30.

They ...

Hillsborough Police Link 2 of 4 Reports of Man Exposing Himself

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Township police continue their investigation in to four separate reports of a naked man exposing himself outside residences throughout the township.

Police confirmed an incident that occurred on Sept. 14 involves the same man as the most recent incident, which occurred Thursday, Nov. 1.

Tuesday’s  incident occurred in the back yard of a residence on ...

Missing 15 Year Old From Mountain Lakes Last Seen In Camden; Police Ask For Help Locating Him

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Thomas Kolding, who lives with his parents in Mountain Lakes is still missing, said Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. In a press release, the Prosecutor's Office as well as Mountain Lakes Police Department continue to ask for the public's help locating him.

According to authorities, Kolding has been missing since October 30, 2018. It ...

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