Police & Fire

December 9, 2018

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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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair State University officials have come under fire over a recent video that has surfaced of the campus police responding to a call of a fight between students on Wednesday, with guns drawn.  Students and alumni took to twitter after a video surfaced. Students and alumni ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Disbanded since April 2016, the East Orange Police Division recently reactivated its Violent Crimes Task Force to directly address “hot spots,” violent activity and issues of community concern, city officials announced. “Public Safety is always my top priority and I am 100% in ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - AN Irvington man was arrested on Monday afternoon in connection with a shooting that occurred in Montclair on Saturday. At approximately 10:30 p.m., officers responded to Pine Street at Glenridge Avenue on a report of shots fired, law enforcement officials reported. They ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced today that Roberto Ubiera, 55, of Newark has been arrested and charged with the murder of Tarlok Singh, 55, of East Orange.   Singh, who worked at the Park Deli & Grocery ...

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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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WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange Police Department is working in conjunction with the Essex County Prosecutor’s Homicide Task Force to investigate an incident in which a 57-year-old male was fatally injured at a bar in West Orange on Wednesday, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert ...

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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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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A house fire on Monday afternoon on Hoskier Road in Newstead has left the home uninhabitable, according to a release form South Orange Fire Chief Daniel Sullivan. The fire, which was reported at about 3:30 p.m. and was extinguished by about 7 p.m.,  required "aggressive ...

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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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