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August 2, 2022

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department, along with the City of Linden will be hosting the 2022 National Night Out on August 2, 2022, 5:00 p.m through 7:00 p.m. on Wood Avenue in front of City Hall.  There will be free food and entertainment for the whole family and tons of prizes will be given ...

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LINDEN, NJ - On Sunday, July 31, 2022, at approximately 5:15 p.m., Linden police and fire officials responded to the 400 block of McKinley Street on reports of a possible drowning. According to Linden Police Captain Christopher Guenther, family members located a 2-year-old boy in the backyard ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Police Department held their Second Annual Bicycle Rodeo at James Dobson Park on Friday, July 22. This event was held to promote bicycle safety and proper helmet use for children of all ages.    Linden officers added a practice course this year so that the children could ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Union County Homicide Task Force and Linden Police Department continue to investigate the shooting death of an 18-year-old Linden woman who was killed ten years ago, Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel and Linden Police Chief David Hart jointly announced today. At 11:55 ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A Rahway man has passed away after being hit by a vehicle in Linden on April 25, 2002. According to Linden police, Rayan Bien-Aima, 18, was walking across Route 1 after work when he was struck by a passing motorist at approximately 11:15 p.m. The vehicle, believed to be a ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A joint investigation by the Union County Prosecutor’s Office’s Major Crimes Division Opioid Task Force and the Linden Police Department has led to the arrest of five men and the seizure of fentanyl, two handguns and currency Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel and Linden Police ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department has issued an advisory for those in the area of the CVS store on N. Wood Avenue. The CVS parking lot on N. Wood Avenue will be closed starting Friday, June 24, 2022 starting at 6:00 p.m. until Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 11:00 p.m. due to the Unity Day ...

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LINDEN, NJ - An Irvington man is under arrest following a month-long investigation into an alleged armed robbery that occurred at a local convenience store last month. According to Linden Police, just before 10:15 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, 2022, officers responded to the Exxon Gas Station, located ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department is advising residents that street paving will begin in certain areas of the city on Monday, June 6. The following streets should be avoided while the necessary restoration is completed:  W. Blancke (between Stiles Street and Wood Avenue) Donaldson ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department will join police from around the country in cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it or Ticket” campaign. The campaign, which begins May 23 and runs through June 5, utilizes high visibility seat belt checkpoints ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A Union County grand jury has returned a two-count indictment against the driver involved in a fatal crash that killed two brothers in June of last year. Jose Reyes-Morales, 32, is charged with two counts of second-degree death by auto in connection with the death of 22-year old ...

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UPDATE: Keyara has been located. LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Police Department is looking to the community for assistance in locating a missing/endangered person last seen Sunday evening in the city. According to police, Keyara Hollman was last seen at approximately 9:30 p.m. Sunday evening at ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A 41-year-old woman from Rahway is under arrest after she allegedly robbed a local bank on Wednesday morning. According to Linden Police, at about 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, a woman reportedly entered the Northfield Bank, located at 501 N. Wood Ave. The woman ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A Flemington man is under arrest following an alleged carjacking that occurred on Route 1 on Monday in Linden, according to Linden Police. The incident began on Monday, May 16, 2022, when Manuel Martinho, 51, of Flemington and an unidentified accomplice hired a taxi to take them ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police are investigating a bank robbery that took place in the city, Wednesday morning. According to an alert from the Breaking News Network, police responded to the Northfield Bank at 501 N Wood Avenue around 9:10 a.m. The perp, who has not been identified, fled ...

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UPDATE: Mr. Oriley safely returned home Monday morning. LINDEN, NJ - According to a Nixle alert sent by Linden Police Department, officers are currently attempting to locate an endangered missing 39-year-old male in the city. Craig Oriley, has been missing since approximately 4:30 a.m. this ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Police Unity Tour made a stop in Linden on Monday and hundreds of riders were in tow as they rode from New York City to Washington, DC. This tour is a 200+ mile journey from the World Trade Center to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial to honor and pay tribute to the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police is currently investigating a serious auto-pedestrian crash that occurred Monday evening. According to police officials, at approximately 11:15 p.m., the suspected vehicle was traveling northbound on US Route 1&9 when it struck an 18-year-old Rahway man as he was ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Police Department is taking steps to ensure to improve communication with the public by encouraging residents, business owners and patrons, and commuters to sign up for the Nixle alert system. A billboard advertising the program, made possible by a generous donation made ...

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LINDEN/RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Police Department issued an advisory message around 12:30 p.m. on Friday, indicating that a bear had been spotted within the city limits and was last seen on Elizabeth Aveune on the train tracks near the Linden border.  "We are actively attempting to locate, ...

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LINDEN, NJ - According to Linden police, at approximately 6:40 p.m. Tuesday evening, police units responded to the 300 block of S. Wood Ave on reports of an auto-pedestrian motor vehicle crash. Preliminary reports indicate that a 2004 Nissan Maxima was traveling north on S. Wood Ave when it ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Four teenagers from Linden were arrested in connection with a pellet gun shooting involving “splat guns” in downtown Westfield Friday, police said. The two victims reported being shot by pellet guns around East Broad and Elmer streets around 9:19 p.m., police said. Officers ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Police Department Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) sponsored their Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Special Needs students on Saturday, April 9, 2022. Linden Police Captain Abdul Williams served as the Chair of the event and the event was held at Tigers Stadium. "This event ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A nixle alert has been sent out by Linden Police Department advising drivers to avoid E. Elizabeth Ave. heading eastbound between Grant St. and Garfield St. The roadway has been closed down due to road construction. Drivers are encouraged to use an alternate ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Drivers are warned by Linden Police Department that traffic conditions will be heavier than normal this evening in the city.   St. Theresa of the Child Jesus will hold the Living Stations of the Cross procession beginning at 7:00 p.m. The procession will begin at the church ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Fire Department has opened registration for their annual Junior Fire Academy and residents are encouraged to register. The Academy will meet daily from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. beginning on Monday, June 27, 2022, and conclude on Friday, July 1, 2022. The five-day ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Chief David Hart joined Linden Police Benevolent Association Local #42 President Joseph Appello and Linden Police Superior Officers Association President Airan Fernandez to announce that the Department raised $5,000 in its annual “No Shave November” event. This year, the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Police Department's Honor Guard was invited to participate at last night's New Jersey Devils versus the New York Rangers game. The hockey game was held at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.  They presented the Honor Guard for the Opening Ceremony and the Devils won ...

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LINDEN, NJ - An Elizabeth man is charged for his role in a fatal motor vehicle crash that killed two men from Newark in June of last year. According to police officials, on June 15, 2021, at approximately 11:30 p.m. Jose Reyes-Morales, 33, was driving a 2017 BMW 330I northbound on Route 1 when ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A traffic advisory alert has been issued by Linden Police Department alerting residents to a road closure in the city. According to the alert, Cranford Avenue between Hussa Stree & Monmouth Avenue will have a full closure for the day for road construction. Drivers should ...

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