Two Arrested After Stolen Livingston Vehicle is Discovered in Newark

February 23, 2017

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 ...

Self-Made Campfire Near Livingston High School Leads to Arrest of Juveniles

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Two of the five juveniles found in the wooded area near Livingston High School surrounding a campfire they had seemingly started themselves last week are facing formal juvenile court action.

At approximately 5:15 p.m. Friday afternoon, Feb. 3, police said five juveniles were taken into police headquarters after being discovered in the wooded area behind the high ...

11 Vehicles Entered and One Stolen Overnight in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston police discovered that 11 unlocked vehicles had been entered and one removed from a resident’s driveway sometime overnight on Feb. 2.

One vehicle that was unlocked with a key fob inside was removed from the driveway of a residence on Brandon Avenue. Police said the vehicle was left abandoned down the street and returned to the owner.

Other ...

Child Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on South Livingston Avenue

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A child pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the area of 43 S. Livingston Avenue on Monday afternoon, according to the Breaking News Network (BNN).

According to the service, which reports on emergency radio activity, police reported that a child had his or her foot run over by a car. Responding officers requested an EMS to the scene for evaluation. There is no ...

12 Fire Departments Provide Mutual Aid for Major Fire in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - A major fire erupted early Saturday morning at the Avalon apartment complex located at 200 Boyden Ave. in Maplewood. Overnight, approximately 130 firefighters responded to the scene, with fire companies from Livingston, West Orange, Fairfield, South Orange, Millburn, Montclair, Bloomfield, Union, Jersey City, East Orange, Nutley and ...

Livingston Resident Vincent Kulik Retires as Essex Fells Chief of Police

ESSEX FELLS, NJ — After 30 years of service, Essex Fells Chief of Police Vincent Kulik, Jr., a longtime Livingston resident and member of the Livingston Fire Department, retired on Feb. 1, 2017.

After graduating from Livingston High School in 1975 and Union County Technical Institute in 1977, Kulik worked as a technician for the RCA Service Company, where he was a member of the ...

JCC MetroWest One of 17 Nationwide to Receive Bomb Threats Tuesday

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Despite the police and sheriff departments declaring the building clear and allowing re-entry, the Jewish Community Center (JCC) MetroWest in West Orange was one of at least 17 JCCs nationwide to receive bomb threats on Tuesday, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA).

Some of these threats of violence were made with live calls, ...

Livingston Fire Department Responds to Chimney Fire on North Livingston Avenue

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After a passing motorist reported a strange color/odor of smoke coming from the chimney at 61 North Livingston Avenue on Monday afternoon, the Livingston Fire Department discovered a fire burning in the chimney stack.

According to Fire Chief Christopher Mullin, a build up of creosote had ignited and was burning.

“We set up our ladder truck and extinguished ...

New Livingston Police Officer and Auxiliaries Sworn in at Livingston Township Council Meeting

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Officially badged and sworn in at the Livingston Township Council meeting on Monday, Livingston Police Officer Kyle Kitchin and Auxiliary Police Officers Leonard Luciano, Thomas Bartzak, Tsvike “Mike” Golan, William Mullenburg and David Schwartz join the ranks of the Livingston Police Department.

Families members came forward to present the new officers with ...

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