Police & Fire

August 13, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite a late-afternoon thunderstorm that caused the National Guard Helicopter to cancel its landing at the Memorial Oval for Livingston’s 10th annual National Night Out (NNO) last week, the event still achieved its goal of bringing together members of the community and the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - Access to Goodhart Drive will be shut off from South Orange Avenue for an undetermined period on Monday afternoon. According to Breaking News Network (BNN), a gas line was struck that precipitated PSE&G to dig the road in order to shut off the gas main. There will be no ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – In the final days of July, the Livingston Police Department responded to the following three incidents that led to the arrests of four men on charges of criminal mischief, drug possession, child neglect and more. Last week, police responded to a criminal mischief complaint in ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the first time this year, Livingston’s National Night Out event will feature tethered hot air balloon rides at the end of the night’s festivities, with all proceeds being donated to Cycle for Survival in the name of Team Jake/Knock Cancer Out of the Park in honor of 13-year-old ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In an unofficial announcement on Monday night, Livingston Township Manager Barry Lewis expressed his intention to appoint Gary Marshuetz, formerly a captain and the current acting chief of the Livingston Police Department (LPD), as the LPD Chief of Police upon Craig Handschuch’s ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A community blood drive sponsored by the Lions Club of Livingston will accompany the upcoming National Night Out event, designed to strengthen neighborhoods though police-community partnerships, to be held at the Memorial Oval on Aug. 7. From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., a complimentary ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Between July 11 and July 18, Livingston police reported the following incidents, including three overnight thefts and two motor vehicle stops that led to arrests.  Sometime over night from July 10 into July 11, an unlocked 2017 BMW X6 Wagon was entered and items were missing ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Two new officers, two police chaplains and four auxiliary officers were sworn into the Livingston Police Department (LPD) on Monday during a swearing-in ceremony led by Acting Chief Gary Marshuetz at the Livingston Township Council meeting. Many LPD members came to support their ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following recent complaints from Livingston residents that some individuals with permits for door-to-door sales have misrepresented themselves as township employees, the township has provided information regarding these individuals. According to the township, some businesses ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A 10-week program designed to give participants an understanding of the inner workings of the Livingston Police Department and a working knowledge of what law enforcement entails is being offered to all community members at no cost this fall. According to the department’s ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Fire Department will be setting up an area where children can be showered with water from a fire truck at the Livingston Police Department’s 10th National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at the Memorial Oval. Other attractions at the annual event will include rides, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In two separate incidents over the holiday, Livingston police responded to reports of a pedestrian struck on Goodhard Drive and also arrested a Newark man for resisting arrest and assault on a police officer among other charges. A man was placing garbage out on the street in ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Officers from the West Caldwell, Roseland and Livingston police departments were among the area law enforcement involved in a motor vehicle pursuit of two stolen cars early Sunday morning. West Caldwell observed two stolen BMWs on Westfield Avenue, police said. As West Caldwell ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston will join thousands of other communities across the country in celebrating National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 5:30 p.m. at the Memorial Oval. This will be Livingston's 10th summer participating in the annual community-building campaign, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston police reported the following incidents in the last week, including an arrest made in relation to a counterfeit bill incident that occurred in May, a pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle while walking home from The Landmark, a man who needed medical assistance after ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Thursday’s wind caused a tree to fall on wires in the area of 209 South Livingston Avenue, resulting in a multiple-car fire in the parking lot of the office building, according to the Livingston Fire Department. South Livingston Avenue was closed to traffic from Belmont Avenue ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Standout members of the Livingston First Aid Squad (LFAS), Livingston Police Department (LPD) and the Livingston Fire Department (LFD) were among those recognized for their service to the community at the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) Awards Dinner on Thursday at the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — East Mt. Pleasant Avenue was shut down from North Livingston Avenue to Shrewsbury Drive on Tuesday morning following a motor vehicle crash involving a stolen car, according to Livingston police. Officers were patrolling the area near town center around 3:30 a.m. when they ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After nearly 40 years on the Livingston Police Department and nearly 10 years as its chief, Livingston Police Chief Craig Handschuch officially announced his retirement on Wednesday, effective Sept. 1.  According to the township, Handschuch will celebrate 40 years with the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After a gas station attendant at the Short Hills Tiger Mart Exxon in Livingston realized that a $100 bill he received and made change for was fake, Livingston police said the female driver sped away with the attendant still hanging onto the vehicle after he leaned in to retrieve ...

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EDITOR'S UPDATE: Police have confirmed that the following information is accurate, and the Landmark stated that the restaurant is open for business. No one was injured in this incident. LIVINGSTON, NJ — A vehicle struck The Landmark tavern in Livingston in the late afternoon on Friday, according ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - Livingston police are investigating a fatal bus accident in the township Wednesday afternoon. The police department has confirmed a death in the accident, which occurred shortly before 1:30 p.m. near the intersection of Latham Court and South Orange Avenue. As of 4:30 p.m., ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston police responded to the following incidents, including vehicle burglaries and thefts, a naked individual walking on a busy road, motor vehicle accidents and more in late April and early May. A man was seen walking naked on JFK Parkway in the area of Hobart Gap Road on ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – At a special school safety and security open forum hosted by members of the Livingston Township Council, school administrators and top brass from the Livingston Police Department (LPD) on Wednesday, a presentation on how officials work together to protect Livingston students ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Police Department had a busy few days last week, including several reports of burglary and an attempted burglary, one aggravated assault incident and an incident involving an individual acting irregularly while parked in his vehicle on a residential road. At ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — More than 170 motor vehicle stops and counting have been conducted during the Livingston Police Department’s participation in the distracted driving campaign, “UDrive. UText. UPay.” The department’s efforts began on April 1 and will continue through April 21. Chief of Police ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Police Department recently responded to the following incidents in town, including reports of assault, burglary and more. At approximately 12:15 a.m. on Thursday, April 5, police received a call of an assault at the ParkVue apartment complex off of Eisenhower ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — West Orange resident Peter McDonald was visiting a friend in Livingston on Jan. 22 when he suddenly became unresponsive. On Sunday night, a healthy McDonald returned to the Livingston Police Department to thank the officers for their life-saving efforts.  When McDonald became ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As a woman’s vehicle was being removed from her driveway by a tow truck on West McClellan Avenue on Tuesday morning, a male individual came out and threatened the truck driver with a knife, according to Livingston police. According to police, the knife was found near the home ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Thanks to the recent snowfall, Livingston police were able to locate and arrest an individual who had made three successful and 12 attempted burglaries by tracking his footsteps to and from residences on Amelia Avenue, Irving Avenue, Tuscan Road and Avon Avenue early on Friday ...

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