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100 Students Graduate the 2018 Union County Sheriff’s Youth Police Academy

August 5, 2018

RAHWAY, NJ - One hundred middle and high school students throughout Union County graduated this year’s 2018 Union County Sheriff’s Youth Police Academy.

Union County Sheriff Peter Corvelli joined Undersheriffs Dennis Burke, Mickey Colon, and Jonathan Parham and congratulated the graduates during a ceremony on Wednesday, August 1, at the Rahway High School Performing Arts ...

The City of Elizabeth’s 35th Annual National Night Out to Be Held on August 7

ELIZABETH, NJ - The City of Elizabeth will host the 35th Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Waterfront Park located on Front Street.

Join Mayor J. Christian Bollwage and Elizabeth Police for a night of music, police and fire demonstrations, free food and more. The traditional 8:30 p.m. movie will also be shown.

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Elizabeth Police and the Lifelong Elizabeth Program to Host Walking Safety Presentation to Residents

ELIZABETH, NJ -  Elizabeth Police and the Lifelong Elizabeth Program, under Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, has announced that a “Walking Safety Presentation”  will take place on Tuesday, August 7, from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., at the Main Branch Library, 11 South Broad St. in Elizabeth.

Elizabeth Police Department Sergeant Brian Clancy will provide participants ...

Gang Member from Elizabeth Gets 50 Years for 2014 Killing of a Woodbridge Resident

ELIZABETH, NJ - Gregory Torres, 23, from Elizabeth has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for the shooting death of a Middlesex County resident at a local housing complex in 2014, according to acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan.

Under the terms set down on Friday by state Superior Court Judge William Daniel, Torres must serve at least 85 percent of that term before the ...

Sparta Police: Wanted Elizabeth Man Gets DWI

SPARTA, NJ - An Elizabeth man was stopped by Sparta Police Officer Jonathan Poon for crossing the line on Tomahawk Trail on July 8, around 7:30 p.m. police said.

Authorities said Eduardo Idiaquez, 45, from Elizabeth was taken to Sparta Police Department headquarters for processing and a breathalyzer test. Idiaquez was charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to maintain a lane, driving ...

The City of Elizabeth Swears in Eighteen New Police Officers

ELIZABETH, NJ- The City of Elizabeth increased the ranks at the police department when they swore in eighteen new Police Officers at a ceremony in City Hall Council Chambers on Thursday morning. 

The new recruits were welcomed by Mayor J. Christian Bollwage; Councilwoman-At-Large Patricia Perkins-Auguste; Councilman Carlos Torres; Councilman Kevin Kiniery; Councilman William Gallman, Jr.; ...

Firefighters from Five Departments Respond to Two-Alarm Rahway Fire at 1645 Irving Street

RAHWAY, NJ - Firefighters from Rahway, Linden, Cranford, Roselle and Elizabeth converged on a two-alarm fire at 1645 Irving Street in Rahway on Thursday afternoon.

Union County EMS and Union County fire investigators also responded to the call at the two-story building.

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Elizabeth Man Charged with Sexual Assault of a Local Girl and Pending Charges Involving a Teen Male

ELIZABETH, NJ - An Elizabeth man arrested earlier this week is accused of the repeated sexual assault of a local girl when she was between the ages of 5 and 8, says acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan.

Alejandro Londono, 54, is charged with first-degree aggravated sexual assault, second-degree sexual assault, and second-degree endangering the welfare of a child. 

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Police Searching for Man Accused of Robbing Air National Guardsman in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ - Police are looking for a man who they say allegedly robbed an off-duty law enforcement representative at gunpoint early Sunday in Elizabeth, prompting an exchange of gunfire between the two says, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas Jr.

According to Authorities, shortly after 1 a.m. on Sunday, July 8, Elizabeth Police responded to the area of Mary Street and ...

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