Police & Fire

May 10, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — Following an Amber alert issued on Monday afternoon, authorities located two-week-old Chinna Payne in East Orange just after 3 p.m. along with the man last seen with the infant, according to New Jersey State Police.  Police reported that Damion Payne, 27, of Newark, is accused ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In the interest of keeping open communication with Livingston residents, Livingston Police Chief Gary Marshuetz has announced his intentions to have the Livingston Police Department (LPD) issue periodic updates about the current state of the department and plans for the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Police Department (LPD) is partnering with Livingston Public Schools to celebrate Bicycle Safety Week from Sunday, May 2 to Saturday, May 8. According to the LPD, this week was selected to coincide with National Bike to School Day, a nationwide event that ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ— A timely and productive response from the public after photos of a suspect in a complaint of credit card fraud were posted on social media recently helped the Livingston Police Department (LPD) identify and arrest the suspect. Her arrest was the most recent of four made in ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Throughout the month of April, law enforcement officers from the Livingston Police Department (LPD) will be cracking down on distracted drivers as part of New Jersey’s “UDrive. UText. UPay.” enforcement and awareness campaign. This high-visibility law enforcement initiative ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center is once again serving as a gold sponsor of the Livingston Police Department's trading card program, which aims to foster a positive relationship between officers and local youth while also creating productive dialogue between the community and police ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — During the first week of March 2021, the Livingston Police Department made multiple arrests, including three individuals who have been charged in incidents that occurred in 2020. Livingston Man Arrested on Charges of Sexual Assault Against Health Aide On Nov. 18, 2020, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After Gov. Phil Murphy signed three laws on Feb. 21 legalizing, regulating and decriminalizing marijuana in the State of New Jersey, Livingston Police Chief Gary Marshuetz recently clarified parts of these laws that deal with underage consumption/possession of marijuana as well as ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — During the last week of February in Livingston, police officers responded to multiple incidents throughout town, including reports of prescription fraud, a stolen vehicle, robbery from a local business and more.  Livingston Police Catch Three Suspects in the Act of Theft by ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a successful inaugural Junior Police Academy in 2020, the Livingston Police Department will continue the initiative this summer with the goal of providing local youth with a week of fitness, education and fun weaved into a police academy format. From July 12 to July ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — With more ice and snow in the forecast, Livingston Fire Chief Christopher Mullin is reminding residents to dig out neighborhood fire hydrants and to help keep them clear in order to assist Livingston firefighters in the event of an emergency. According Mullin, having the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Police Chief Gary Marshuetz and Captain John Drumm, who recently received their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccination, are two of many Livingston police officers who have taken advantage of the opportunity to be inoculated at the Essex County distribution center ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After months of investigation, the Livingston Police Department has announced charges against multiple people in relation to auto thefts committed within the community between June and November 2020.   On June 10, a Mercedes Benz was stolen from a Ross Road home that was later ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following Monday’s heavy snow conditions, which continued well into Tuesday afternoon, Livingston Fire Chief Mullin is reminding residents to dig out neighborhood fire hydrants as soon as they are able and to keep them clear in order to assist Livingston firefighters in the event ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Police Department (LPD) is about to get a little more visible as the township’s police cars, which have featured a mixture of yellow, blue and black, slowly begin to transition into a more vintage black and white. "Even though our current design is unique, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Police/PBA Local #263 Chaplain Father Francisco Mendonca recently returned to Livingston’s St. Philomena Church to celebrate our third annual "Blue Mass" in support of local police officers. The mass was extended to all police officers, including past, present and ...

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NEW JERSEY — The threat of Trenton protests on Jan. 17 looms, following a massive insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. last week. Gov. Phil Murphy and Colonel Pat Callahan, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, said Monday that NJ authorities are prepared and on high ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Northfield Avenue Firehouse in Livingston has been renamed the "Fire Chief Craig D. Dufford Northfield Station” in honor of a former Livingston fire chief who demonstrated an unwavering commitment to improving fire safety within the Township of Livingston during his 35-plus ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Santa's Mailbox at Livingston Fire Headquarters, located at 62 S. Livingston Avenue, is now accepting letters to Santa from Livingston residents through Dec. 18 at noon. Pictured mailing his letter to Santa is 8-year-old Austin Lewis, his father Josh Lewis, Maintenance ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Three men from Newark were apprehended in Livingston and charged with eluding police, resisting arrest and possession of stolen property on Sunday in connection to a string of vehicle burglaries in West Orange, South Orange and Millburn, according to Livingston police. After ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Just before 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, a resident of Beverly Road in Livingston was awakened by a noise in his home, according to police, who later arrested a 23-year-old man from Newark who had entered three occupied homes overnight and was found in possession of multiple stolen ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In recognition of the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the economy and in an effort to ensure that supplies at Livingston’s Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse (CHOW) remain stocked during the upcoming holiday season, members of the Livingston Fire Department (LFD) and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the second consecutive year, the men and women of the Livingston Police Department (LPD) have added a little color to their fall wardrobe, sporting specially made pink patches on their uniforms throughout the month of October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Over the last week, Livingston police have responded to reports of two stolen vehicles, a stolen scooter and an shoplifter who got locked inside the Macy’s department store at the Livingston Mall. At approximately 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, officers out of Verona called the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — When the Livingston PBA Local #263 received a large quantity washable and reusable face masks, the members decided to donate 5,000 masks to the Livingston Board of Education for use at Livingston Public Schools buildings, another 1,000 masks to Livingston Senior, Youth and Leisure ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — From Oct. 4 to Oct. 10, the Livingston Fire Department will participate in National Fire Prevention Week according to this year’s theme, “Serve up Fire Safety in the Kitchen.” Unattended cooking is the leading cause of fires in the home. According to Livingston Fire Chief ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a bear sighting in the area of East Cedar Parkway on Monday as well as E. McClellan Ave. last week, the Livingston Police Department (LPD) re-posted its regular tips about what residents should do when they encounter one. Residents of Livingston are reminded that black ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After being alerted through regional law enforcement agencies about an organized plan to steal from Santander Banks across the tri-state area, the Livingston Police Department (LPD) detained, investigated and arrested three individuals as they attempted to use prepaid debit cards ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Aaditya Agrawal, a rising senior year at Livingston High School, is being praised locally for his recent development of a mobile application that records the interaction when a motorist is pulled over by a police officer. Described as “a physical safety/emergency alert app at ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A vehicle registered to a Livingston resident was located in West Orange just after 3 a.m. on Tuesday, according to Livingston police, who discovered that the vehicle was parked in a driveway on Bryon Place with the key fob inside at the time it was stolen. Members of the West ...

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