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Impaired Driving Enforcement Crackdown to be Conducted Locally as Part of Statewide Year-End Campaign

December 16, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ — Law enforcement officials from the Elizabeth Police Department will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of the year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign.

The crackdown began December 7, and continues through January 1, 2019, local and state law enforcement officials will conduct saturation patrols ...

Union County Sheriff’s Officers Raise $5,070 for Charity with No Shave November

Union County, NJ – Union County Sheriff Peter Corvelli joined Undersheriffs Dennis Burke and Amilcar Colon in congratulating the Sheriff’s officers who participated in No Shave November. 

The officers raised $5,070 for the New Jersey Veterans Network and the Prostate Cancer Foundation. No Shave November challenges participants to forgo shaving for the month in order ...

Police Investigating Bank Robbery at Crown Bank on Elmora Avenue in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ - Police are investigating and an afternoon bank robbery that occurred on Elmora Ave. in Elizabeth. 

According to a report for the Breaking News Network (BNN), police units were called in approximately 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon for a bank robbery at the Crown Bank located on the 100 block of Elmora Ave. in Elizabeth.

According to BNN the suspect was described ...

Police Seek Help Locating Woman Missing Since Dec. 6

WATCHUNG, NJ - Police are seeking help from the public locating a township woman missing since Dec. 6.

A missing person investigation is underway into the disappearance of Helen Kim, 47 of Route 22 West, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Watchung Borough Chief of Police Joseph Cina.

Kim walked away from her residence ...

Tips to Prevent “Porch Pirates” from Ruining the Holidays

ELIZABETH, NJ - As the holiday season comes upon us, and with the rise of online retail giants like Amazon, it has become important to make an effort to protect yourself from “Porch Pirates.” 

Police say thefts of packages from front porches are a problem during the holiday season. As the popularity of online shopping increases, so does the increase in thefts.

Here are some ...

UPDATE: Mayor Bollwage Releases Statement on Jersey Gardens Black Friday Shooting Incident

ELIZABETH, NJ - Update: 9:35 p.m. Mayor Christian Bollwage has released the following statement on the Black Friday shooting at the Jersey Gardens Mall. 

"There was an incident earlier this evening at The Mills at Jersey Gardens. A male was shot in the wrist between the hallway of Tommy Hilfiger and Marshall’s. No suspect has been apprehended and the victim is not cooperating ...

Breaking News: Jersey Gardens Mall on Lockdown After Shots Fired Friday Night

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Jersey Gardens Mall went into lockdown Friday evening at about 8:05 p.m. when it was reported that shots were heard in the area of the food court. 

According to the Breaking News Network (BNN), mutual assistance was requested by multiple nearby towns to assist with clearing the mall. One woman is reported to have been shot in the arm according to BNN. The shooter ...

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