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UPDATE: Found Safe! Passaic Teen Goes Missing in Elizabeth

October 14, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Passaic teen who went missing on Friday evening while attending an outing in the City of Elizabeth has been found safe.

Family members of Eliza Pabon 16, say she was last seen on Friday evening at approximately in the area of 7th Street and East Jersey Avenue in Elizabeth.

The youth is Hispanic with blonde curly hair and is approximately 5’4” and 130 ...

Former Elizabeth Police Officer Sentenced in Fatal Motorcycle Crash

MIDDLESEX, NJ - Former Elizabeth Police Officer Romulo Meneses-Alvarez, 31, of Elizabeth was sentenced on Friday to serve 270 days in jail as a condition of his probation for causing the death of a 29-year old man from Elizabeth while driving while intoxicated.

According to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey, Alvarez must serve the 270 days in county jail as a condition of the 3 years ...

Homeland Security Agents and U.S. Military Officials Raid an Elizabeth Business

ELIZABETH, NJ - Homeland Security Agents an U.S. Military Officials raided an Elizabeth business Wednesday morning seizing materials and leaving residents to wonder what exactly was happening.

According to residents in the area, at approximately 8 a.m. agents from Homeland Security, U.S. Military Officials, and other agencies descended on Imperial Color located at 824 Livingston Street in ...

Elizabeth Schools Report an Attempted Luring Incident

ELIZABETH, NJ - A letter from Elizabeth Superintendent Olga Hugelmyer went out to parents in Elizabeth today about a reported luring incident that occurred yesterday afternoon near Dr. Albert Einstein Academy School No. 29 of an Elizabeth student. 

According to school officials, the Elizabeth police department provided them with the following information.

“Yesterday afternoon at ...

Backup Has Arrived! Says Roselle Park Officers to One of their Own Who Received a DoubleCancer Diagnosis

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Police Department is asking everyone for help for one of their officers who received two cancer diagnoses in a little over a one month period. 

One of the worst things a person can hear is the words, “you have cancer”. To hear a month later that you have yet a second cancer is unthinkable, unbearable and one could say heartbreaking.

Elizabeth Police Find Body Near Local Park

ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth Police responded to an area near Mattano Park around 11 a.m. Friday morning and found a body according to the Breaking News Network(BNN). 

Union County Homicide and Sheriffs office was also called to the scene and it was reported by BNN that body was stuck in the mud making it hard for authorities to retrieve.

The Union County Prosecutors office has confirmed ...

Elizabeth Fire Department Breaks the Gender Gap

ELIZABETH, NJ – With a deep and important history, the Elizabeth Fire Department has never had a female member of its ranks. On September 13, Union County Freeholders honored 35-year old Sheena Spence, a mother of three, as the City of Elizabeth Fire Department's first Female Firefighter.

Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Angle G. Estrada presented a resolution to ...

Elizabeth Police Officer Leonardo Nunes Honored as a Hero for Saving the Life of a Child

ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Angle G. Estrada presented a resolution to Officer Leonardo Nunes of the Elizabeth Police Department honoring him for his heroic efforts to rescue and save the life of a young child after she had fallen into a swimming pool. 

On August 26, Officer Nunes arrived at a home where a 1-year old baby girl had fallen ...

Gun Buyback Event - Turn in Unwanted Guns for up to $250 Each

ELIZABETH, NJ - On Saturday, October 27 Union County residents with unwanted guns in their possession can turn them in for up to $250 each at either of two locations, in Elizabeth and Plainfield. Anyone turning in a gun may do so anonymously.

“Gun buyback events have safely taken hundreds of guns off the streets and out of our homes and neighborhoods. Buybacks also help raise ...

Narcotics Officers and FBI Shut Down Heroin Mills in Elizabeth and Plainfield - 19 Arrests and Nets $100,000 in Heroin

ELIZABETH/PLAINFIELD, NJ - 19 arrests, and the seizure of thousands of doses of heroin, and the dismantling of two heroin mills operating in Elizabeth and Plainfield was made by the Prosecutor’s Office’s Narcotics Strike Force and the FBI Newark Hybrid Task Force, says acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan who made the announcement on Tuesday ...

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