Police & Fire

October 23, 2018

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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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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