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Livingston Police Respond to Two House Burglaries

March 23, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston police received two reports of burglary on Monday at approximately 9 a.m. at residences on East Drive and Hillside Avenue with jewelry and other valuables taken from both.

Entry was made through the front door of both houses, according to police. Both burglaries are under investigation.

In other news, police also responded to the Livingston Mall on ...

66-Year-Old Doctor Struck and Killed in Essex Fells

ESSEX FELLS, NJ — The pedestrian fatally struck by a vehicle at approximately 9:25 a.m. on Tuesday morning in Essex Fells has been identified as Dr. Jan Huston-Pryor, 66, of Essex Fells.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray and Essex Fells Police Chief William Theilacker announced Tuesday that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Essex Fells Police Department are ...

Bomb Threats Made to Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Threats to the Jewish community continued in Livingston on Tuesday morning as the Livingston police and fire departments responded to a bomb threat at Temple Beth Shalom, located at 193 E Mt Pleasant Avenue.

According to police, the building was evacuated and secured, but the investigation is continuing. The Essex County Sheriff’s Department, the Essex County ...

Two Teens Arrested for Drug Possession Following Motor Vehicle Stop

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The two occupants of a vehicle stopped for driving with no headlights were arrest on March 2 for possession of less than 50 grams of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), police said.

According to police, the motor vehicle stop was conducted at East Cedar Street. Subsequent to investigation, CDS was found inside the vehicle.

The two occupants, ages 19 and 16, were ...

Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce Hosts "Coffee with a Cop" at Livingston Bagel

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston neighbors, local merchants and police officers came together for coffee and conversation on Thursday at the third “Coffee with a Cop” event at Livingston Bagel, hosted by the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce.   

According to chamber president Ira Drucks, this event was a unique opportunity for both residents and business owners to ...

Vehicle Burglaries and Break-Ins Continue in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Several vehicles were entered and four were stolen in Livingston between Feb. 25 and March 5, according to Livingston police, including one that was potentially involved in a shooting in the Newark area last week.

Two individuals were arrested on March 1 in connection with a 2017 Mercedes that was stolen out of the Livingston Mall parking lot in front of Barnes ...

Livingston Police Department to host Third Coffee with a Cop Event

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Police Department (LPD), in conjunction with the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce, invites area residents to join members of the department for a free cup of coffee and some conversation on Thursday at Livingston Bagel.

The third LPD “Coffee with a Cop” event will be held from 7:30 to 9:15 a.m.

“Coffee with a Cop” is a ...

Two Vehicles Stolen From Westminster Hotel in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Two vehicles were reported stolen out of the parking lot at Westminster Hotel, located at 550 W. Mount Pleasant Avenue, within an hour of each other on Thursday afternoon, according to the Breaking News Network (BNN)

The service, which reports emergency radio activity, said that keys were left inside both vehicles. One vehicle was a Bentley and the other has yet to ...

Two Arrested After Stolen Livingston Vehicle is Discovered in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Two individuals arrested in Newark last week after being seen entering a vehicle known to be stolen out of Livingston are under investigation in connection with the robbery of two Audis in Livingston.

Both vehicles, Audis stolen from driveways on Fieldstone Drive and Lee Road, have been recovered. However, police said the first Audi may have been used in a robbery in ...

Stolen Vehicle Out of Livingston Used in Armed Robbery of Gas Station Monday

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A vehicle that was reported stolen out of a driveway on Lee Road in Livingston Monday morning was seen being used in an armed robbery of a gas station later the same morning, according to Livingston police.  

A resident first reported that an Audi Q5 was removed from his driveway after being left running to warm it up at approximately 6 a.m. This is the second Audi ...

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