Police & Fire

August 24, 2019

EAST ORANGE, NJ – An illegal narcotics manufacturing facility was shut down and $150,000 in drugs were seized early Wednesday morning as a law enforcement task force comprised of Essex County sheriff’s detectives and  detectives from the Newark, Irvington and Bloomfield police departments filed ...

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ORANGE, N.J. –The Attorney General’s Shooting Response Task Force is conducting an investigation of an officer-involved shooting that occurred the afternoon of July 13, 2019, in Orange, N.J.  A male civilian, age 46, was fatally wounded. According to the preliminary investigation, shortly after ...

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Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti announced today that late last night the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office arrested and charged a son with the fatal stabbing of his father, Jose Correa, 51, of Woodland Park. The son, ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ - Just one day after the coyote attacked her and her two young children at Hollywood Park in Fairfield, 36-year-old victim Tatiana, who chose not to disclose her last name, spoke out about the ordeal on Friday afternoon. "We come here almost every day to run on the path and play in ...

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The event’s keynote speaker is New Jersey Lieutenant Governor and East Orange resident Sheila Oliver  ESSEX COUNTY, NJ  – The 200 Club of Essex County, founded to assist the families of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty and the oldest such organization of its kind, will ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which included detectives from East Orange, is investigating the fatal shooting of ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ  – In two separate arrests, a law enforcement task force comprised of Essex County sheriff’s detectives and officers from the Newark and Bloomfield police departments took five suspects into custody on weapons and narcotics charges. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that in ...

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NEWARK, NJ  – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that he is releasing video in the Michael Bates police-involved shooting in light of the fact that an incomplete video has been released. In December 2018, Bates, 37, of Orange, was shot by an Elizabeth Police ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, December 12, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM to benefit residents who were displaced by the Walnut Street fire that occurred on November 15. The event will take place at Ruthie's BBQ Pizza, located at 64 1/2 Chestnut Street in Montclair, ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Authorities from Newark and East Orange have a message for criminals who think they’re off the hook if they try to flee into either municipality: the police will pursue and officers are getting better at it. That’s because police from both cities have created a small patrol unit to ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange Mayor Ted R. Green, Public Safety Liaison José Cordero and East Orange Chief of Police Phyllis L. Bindi, along with Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose and Chief of Police Darnell Henry, will announce a border patrol agreement between ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - As snow is falling in Montclair, firefighters are fighting a blaze at the corner of Walnut St. and Valley on Thursday evening, according to reliable sources. Located in the 200 block of Walnut St., the entire 2.5 story home was engulfed in flames. There are no known injuries at ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Bureau is investigating a police involved shooting in East Orange.  Last night at approximately 9 p.m. East Orange Police Officers responded to a ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Law enforcement officials are searching for a 55-year-old attorney, who is suspected of fatally shooting his child's mother in mother, 44-year-old Angela Bledsoe. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti announced Tuesday that ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ: Following leads in an ongoing public safety investigation into illegal drug distribution, East Orange’s newly-re-established Violent Crimes Task Force arrested four East Orange residents and seized four loaded handguns after executing a search warrants at 103 North 16th Street and ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Following leads in an ongoing public safety investigation into illegal drug distribution, East Orange’s newly re-established Violent Crime Task Force arrested three East Orange men in connection with a drug-dealing operation allegedly being conducted out of a senior building in ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Bureau is investigating a police involved shooting that resulted in the death of Allen Travers, 37, of East Orange. The preliminary investigation ...

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NEWARK, NJ – In two raids by Essex County sheriff’s detectives on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, six suspects were arrested and $150,000 in heroin and cocaine was seized. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from his department’s Bureau of Narcotics staged Friday’s raid at an ...

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MISSING CHILD ALERT! East Orange Police Seek Public’s Assistance in Locating Missing Newark Child EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 8-year-old Niyad Robinson, of Newark, who was last seen in East Orange on Sunday, September 16 at 2:54pm in ...

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