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15 Accidents, One Arson Arrest and More From Livingston Police


LIVINGSTON, NJ — Wednesday's winter weather resulted in a total of 15 motor vehicle accidents in Livingston, including two separate accidents involving school busses with no passengers and one involving a private ambulance that was transporting a patient home, according to Livingston police. No injuries were reported.

In the past week, the Livingston Police Department has also reported the following incidents, a vehicle fire that led to an arson arrest and more:

On Feb. 4, at approximately 2:30 a.m., police received a report of a car fire in a driveway on Devonshire Road. Both police and fire departments responded and extinguished the vehicle, which police said was heavily engulfed in flames. Subsequent to investigation, Corey Cohn, 22, of Rockaway, was charged with second-degree arson to a motor vehicle and criminal mischief. He was remanded to the Essex County Jail and the investigation is continuing.

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On Feb. 4, at approximately 10 a.m., police responded to a report of a vehicle that struck a utility pole in the area of 160 N. Livingston Avenue and then left the scene. The vehicle was later stopped on a side street, and Kahalany Lior, 49, of Brooklyn, NY, was charged with failure to report an accident, careless driving and other motor vehicle summonses. The investigation is still continuing on this incident.

On Feb. 5, Livingston police assisted East Hanover police as they chased three shoplifters toward the Livingston Mall and eventually stopped them in the Livingston Mall parking lot. The three individuals were subsequently arrested for shoplifting from Home Depot and returned to East Hanover for processing.

This report was compiled by a weekly conversation with members of the Livingston Police Department. 

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