Police & Fire

August 5, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced that the East Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal shooting of an East Orange High School ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Please join Mayor Ted R. Green and Public Safety Committee Chairwoman Amy Lewis in supporting our new police recruits who will be graduating from Essex County College’s Public Safety Academy Graduation: Wed, June 13, 2018 at 7pm at the Essex County College Main Campus, Gymnasium ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ – Mayor Ted R. Green and Director of Public Safety Sheilah Coley were joined by other city legislators and public safety officials to announce the arrest of an individual in the homicide of Karamoko Fatiga, a well-known deliveryman for a local Chinese restaurant in East Orange.

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City leaders to address recent developments surrounding the April 2, 2018 murder of Karamoko Fatiga EAST ORANGE, NJ – Mayor Ted R. Green, Director of Public Safety Sheilah Coley and Police Chief Phyllis Bindi will be joined by other city legislators and public safety officials at a press ...

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ORANGE, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Orange Police Director Todd Warren announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating a fatal motor vehicle incident that resulted in the death of Alfred “Alfie” Yacavino, 55, of Newark.  Yacavino was a ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Police arrested a 47-year-old East Orange man Friday on a string of charges related to a Tuesday kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault in Morristown. He is also believed to be connected to a slew of residential burglaries that occurred in November and Decembers. The man’s ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - It is with deep regret that we announce the tragic passing of Sgt. Tahmesha Dickey, a veteran of the East Orange Police Department, who passed away during childbirth on the same date that she became an East Orange Police Officer 16 years ago on January 7, 2002. Born and raised ...

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NEWARK, NJ  – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Orange Police Director Todd R. Warren announced today that the Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a double homicide in Orange.  On Jan. 1, at ...

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ORANGE, NJ - At a December 22nd ceremony at Newark’s Leroy Smith Public Safety Building, Orange resident Antone Stevens was promoted to the rank of Sergeant with the Essex County Sheriff’s Office.  Sgt. Stevens is a 13-year veteran of the force and serves in the Department’s Patrol Division ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A New Brunswick man is sitting in the Middlesex County jail, following his arrest in connection with a fatal shooting Friday evening, authorities announced on November 22. Kim Carter, 37 of New Brunswick, faces charges of murder and unlawful possession of a weapon, following ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - More than 25 East Orange firefighters and recruits continued a long tradition of the Thanksgiving season in East Orange -  to serve Thanksgiving dinner to East Orange residents at the Salvation Army.  This year, nearly 100 residents participated in the annual meal served just days ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Our new firefighters got a head start before yesterday’s orientation serving as volunteers this past weekend for the Salvation Army’s Annual Thanksgiving Dinner; a time-honored tradition in the City of East Orange. Welcome to our new class of 25 firefighters – 23 men, 2 women, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An Essex County man died Friday night after a shooting in New Brunswick, authorities announced November 18. Tawan J. Moses, 25 of East Orange, was found dead by authorities at 8:30 p.m. on Throop Avenue near Fester Park according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C.

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A 14-year-old from West Orange sustained multiple stab wounds during an altercation in Nishuane Park on Thursday evening. At approximately 6:50 p.m., Montclair Police officers received multiple 911 calls for an injured juvenile. Lt. David O'Dowd of the Montclair Police ...

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EAST ORANGE, N.J. - L.E.A.D (Law Enforcement Against Drugs), the only  law enforcement- focused organization offering K-12 proven effective evidence-based Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) curricula – and the leading drug prevention program taught in the New Jersey school system – intensified ...

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ORANGE, NJ - We reported last week that on Thursday October 12th there was an altercation between Orange Police Officer Hanifah Davis and two young girls; who we know now are twin sisters, Nyasia and Kyasia Sorrells. In a communication released by the Administration, Orange Police Director Todd ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - New details are emerging regarding a motor vehicle incident in which two children were struck while in the crosswalk Glenwood Avenue at Maolis Avenue. Bloomfield police told TAPinto Bloomfield that three witnesses to the incident reported that the crossing guard was in the ...

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ORANGE, NJ – Hundreds of police officers, family and friends attended a viewing and funeral service for Orange Detective Tyrone Grundy Wednesday morning at Bethel AME Church on Hilton Avenue in Vauxhall.  Officer Grundy, 51, passed away on Monday, Sept. 18. Police officers from surrounding ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Essex County Sheriff Armando B. Fontoura announced today that the Essex County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers Program is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest in connection with the murder of 17-year-old Davon ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Parents and kids all over are using the app “Snap Chat,” but are you sure it’s safe? Did you know that there are features in the app that allow someone to follow you or your kids? It’s called “Snap Map” and it allows users friends to see their exact location.  Snap Chat can be ...

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