Police & Fire

May 21, 2020

MADISON, NJ- The Madison Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Fire Extinguisher Inspections on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 from 12:00 pm- 4:00 pm.  The location for the inspections will be held outdoors on the corner of Central Avenue and Main Street.  The fee for extinguisher tagging is $15, ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison officials have announced that milling and paving will take place in the borough on Friday, May 8. The streets being paved are Alexander, Grove and Highland. Officials are asking residents to move their vehicles to either Greenwood Avenue or Brittin Street. Milling will be ...

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MADISON, NJ-  KIngs Road will be closed today, Monday May 4 in both directions between Prospect Street and Cross Street, announced officials. The closure is due to the paving of Kings Road Parking Lot (#3).  Closures will last until approximately 2pm today.   Get your local news delivered ...

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MADISON, NJ - Retired Madison Police Chief Vincent Chirico has tested positive for the coronavirus, announced the Madison NJ PBA 92.   Chirico is receiving care at Morristown Medical Center and the Madison Police is confident that he will recover, they said. "Chief Chirico is at an excellent ...

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MADISON, NJ - The intersection of Woodland and Green Village Road will be closed to traffic in both directions for approximately one hour, announced Borough Officials. The closure should last approximately from 1:30pm - 2:30pm, they said. Motorists should plan alternate routes.   Sign up ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A former Morris Catholic teacher and volleyball coach has been arrested for allegedly committing sexual assault crimes against two minor female students between 2015 and 2019. The full news release issued by the Morris County Prosecutor's office is listed below: Morris County ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - An arrest has been made in the 2018 burglary and theft of a vehicle in Morris Township, announced Morris Township Police Chief Mark DiCarlo. An unoccupied home was burglarized and a Range Rover was stolen from Tall Timber Drive on September 3, 2018, said police. According ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of the accreditation process through the New Jersey Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission, which is administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, announced the Borough of ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The NJ Coalition for Education and Positive Choices will be hosting its 4th Annual Law Enforcement night on February 28th at 7:00pm at Mennen Sports Arena, 161 East Hanover Avenue, Morristown. This is a great opportunity to meet local and community officials and ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison Police Department is reminding residents to lock your car, take your keys and hide your belongings. Don't be an easy target to car theft, they say. According to their statistics, there were 34 burglaries in Madison in 2019. Most of those burglaries were motor vehicle ...

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MADISON, NJ - A new scam may be hitting the Madison area. A resident has received a letter and a cashier's check as part of a Secret Survey Assignment. The assignment states the person will be paid $450 and asks the individual to purchase Nike Gift Cards in the amount equaling $2,500. The letter ...

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On 1/5/2020 at 7:54pm Ptl. Kyle McDermott arrested Sheppard Miller, 54 of Irvington, NJ. Ptl. McDermott was dispatched to Stop and Shop for a theft by a store employee. Stop and Shop management reported that Miller allegedly stole lottery tickets valued at less than $100.00. Ptl. McDemrott met with ...

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On 12/13/19 at 10:25pm Det. Adam Riley arrested Patricia Shen, 29 of Dover, NH. Det. Riley stopped Shen’s vehicle on Woodland Road for speeding. Upon initial investigation, Det. Riley detected signs of intoxication while speaking with Shen. Shen was asked to perform field sobriety evaluations and ...

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MADISON, NJ - There was a residential structural fire on Kings Road in Madison on Sunday, announced Madison officials. The Madison Fire Department responded to the two-story home, they said. According to reports, the fire was contained to an attached garage and a car that was parked in the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - According to breaking news alerts there has been a fatal stabbing at Greystone Psychiatric Hospital at 59 Koch Avenue. The victim was pronounced dead on arrival. More details will be provided as TAPinto receives them.

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - There has been an update provided by the Morris County Prosecutor's office regarding the policeman who allegedly shot and killed his wife last July in Jefferson, NJ.  He has been officially indicted.  The news release is listed below: Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M.

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MADISON, NJ -  Madison resident Analive Ramirez-Arias was arrested and charged with filling a false police report and enploying a juvenile to commit terroristic threats, announced the Madison Police Department. According to authorities, police were called to the rear lot of a Main Street ...

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MADISON, NJ -  With the busy holiday travel season, area police departments will kick off a statewide traffic safety campaign targeting drunk and impaired drivers. Local police departments will be on the look out for drunk or impaired drivers as part of the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) and the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts had a ransomware attack on their database and ticketing system, announced the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. The attack occurred this past weekend and the theatre group announced that the ...

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MADISON, NJ - Overnight Parking on all borough streets is suspended tonight, December 1 and tomorrow December 2 due to the weather, announced the Madison Police Department. 

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MADISON, NJ - The Borough of Madison is alerting motorists to a road closure today, Monday November 25. According to officials, Woodland Road will be closed for three hours due to road construction. The road closure will take place between Broadview Avenue and Crestview Avenue, in both ...

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MADISON, NJ -  The holiday season is upon us and residents are more than ever trying to save time by purchasing items over the internet and phone and having them shipped directly to their homes. However, having packages left unattended on porches and out in the open could cause an increase in ...

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MADISON, NJ - It's possible that residents may hear gun shots this week. Borough officials have announced that the Madison Police Department will be at the John Avenue Firearms Range for their 4th Quarter Fall Firearms Qualifications. This is a requirement from the New Jersey Attorney General, ...

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MADISON, NJ - A phone scam involving PSE&G is hitting the Morris County area.  Customers have reported that they have received phone calls demanding immediate payment to avoid service termination. PSE&G is warning residents that scammers have spoofed one of its phone numbers in attempts to ...

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MADISON, NJ- The following roads are closed, announced police.   Loantaka Way from Madison Avenue to Shunpike Road; Woodland Road From Loantaka to Treadwell; Walnut Street (all); Greenwood from Knollwood to John Marshall Lane;  Rosedale Avenue from Court Place to ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - There has been an Industrial Accident at 306 Columbia Turnpike, at B&M Metal Company. A male with possibly two broken legs is still pinned underneath an unknown metal object. East Hanover Police are on the scene, Florham Park Police assisting. East Hanover EMS ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Sheriff's CrimeStoppers and the Hanover Township Police Department is asking all residents to help.  Do you know who is responsible for writing the phrase "Stoop Kid" throughout Hanover Township?  The writing has been found in multiple places throughout town, ...

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MADISON, NJ - "Not Every Hero Wears a Cape, Plan and Practice Your Escape". That's the motto for this year's Fire Prevention Week in Madison, announced Borough Officials. Fire Prevention Week takes place from October 6 through October 12 and towns, fire departments as well as the Red Cross ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Students at Drew University were placed in a 'shelter in place' after reports of a person on campus with a gun, stated authorities.  According to authorities, it was a false alarm and the lockdown was lifted shortly after 12:30pm. Additional details were not immediately ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Borough of Madison is asking motorists to remove their vehicles from Lot 3 prior to 10 tonight, Friday September 13. Authorities have stated that Lot 3, facing Kings Road will be closed beginning 10pm on Friday September 13. The lot will be closed and there will be no access to ...

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