LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Fire Department (LFD) responded late Thursday evening to the parking lot of Bottle King in Livingston, where police said a garbage truck was on fire. Activity closed the roadway until LFD extinguished the fire and Garden State Waste clean up crew cleared the scene.
Police said that the truck was owned by Garden State Waste management of Wharton, NJ, and that the operator of the vehicle was able to dump the debris that was smoking onto the parking lot.
In other news, police charged the Livingston High School juvenile involved in the bomb threats on Oct. 14 with False Public Aram and Terroristic Threats. Police took the individual into custody on that date and filed the charges against the student, who was remanded to Essex County Youth House.
Police said the threats were written on an unused, locked locker on the second floor of E-hall. The threat was discovered by a student who notified school authorities. The investigation is continuing.
The investigation is also continuing in a burglary that was recently reported at E. Mt. Pleasant Avenue, where the front door was forced open and jewelry and money were removed from the home by unknown individual(s).