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Police & Fire

August 9, 2022

According to Captain David Bonney, “The Millburn Police Department (MPD), in response to a report on July 8, 2022 of an unattended firearm leaning against a MPD vehicle, conducted an internal affairs investigation. It was determined that ...

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The Millburn Police Department released its latest Blotter of car thefts, CVS and Short Hills Mall store burglaries, parked car burglaries at the mall and more. On July 23, 2022, Millburn Police Officer Crawn responded to an Elm Street residence for a report of Motor Vehicle Theft. The resident ...

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Millburn residents joined together to celebrate National Night Out on August 2nd. Children and adults alike connected with first responders, also enjoying food, bouncy castles, and games. Mayor Maggee Miggins attended, saying “This is a great community event where we get to celebrate with our ...

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August 2 is the 39th National Night Out, and Millburn will host the event from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Taylor Park. Business Administrator Alex McDonald shared, “We'll have a DJ there joining us, activities for the kids and the public safety departments.” The event will feature local food ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Millburn police report that two men stole two shirts worth $3,290 from the Salvatore Ferragamo store at the Mall at Short Hills yesterday. Officers Ford and Matos responded to the call about shoplifting and were able to locate and arrest the men near Legal Seafood after employees ...

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Police officers Benjamin Carroll and Dakota Palmer were sworn in during last Tuesday’s Millburn Township Committee meeting. Carroll resides in Morristown, has four brothers and a sister and has a bachelor's degree in International Relations from Rutgers University. He joined the Army National Guard ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Millburn police found and arrested four suspects in the Mall at Short Hills after spotting a stolen Mercedes in the mall parking lot. They were assisted by additional police officers, detectives and the Summit Police. According to Millburn Police, Officer Dalakian located the ...

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The Millburn Police Blotter for May included five car thefts, pulling over a man with multiple warrants for his arrest, an attempted house burglary, arresting a man wearing gloves and a black mask walking on a residential street and two incidents at the Mall at Short Hills. Car Thefts On May ...

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During Tuesday’s meeting, Township Committee member Tara Prupis read a proclamation stating that National Night Out will be held on August 2 this year. “Whereas, the National Night Out campaign provides an offer to join over 38 million visitors across approximately 16,000 communities from all 50 ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A teenager suspected of burglarizing a vehicle in Westfield last week was arrested several hours later in Millburn, police said Monday, reporting what is one in a series of recent vehicle property crimes to happen in the area. Chief Christopher Battiloro said the 17-year-old ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — A fox was euthanized after being injured following an illegal trapping in Montclair. As a result, the Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito's one-time residence in West Caldwell has been targeted for harassment, according to West Caldwell police. In a statement released by the West Caldwell Police Department Sunday night, authorities have responded to multiple calls at a ...

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According to the Millburn police, a stolen Landrover hit a pedestrian by Nordstroms at the Short Hills Mall on Friday around 1 p.m. The victim sustained non-fatal injuries. Police chased the gray Landrover on westbound Route 24, but the driver refused to pull over and sped away. Police ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Township Animal Shelter officials are seeking the public's help in locating the individual who ejected a kitten from a car window on Friday, they announced. According to published reports, Montclair animal control officers say that an unidentified person threw ...

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In the wake of many nationwide mass shootings, several Millburn Township residents, Moms Demand Action volunteers, Millburn Township and the Millburn Police Department collaborated to add a page about gun safety to the township website. Jay Morreale shared, “Diane Nelson, Charlie Mangano and I ...

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Captain David Bonney of the Millburn Police Department announced that one carjacker involved in the Milton Street carjacking on February 13 has been charged, but the other suspect is at large. The police responded at 5:28 p.m. to Milton Street on a report of an armed carjacking. Bonney stated, ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ -- A pilot was transported to a nearby trauma hospital following a helicopter crash at Essex County Airport on Saturday. According to Fairfield police, at approximately 12:04 p.m., the Police Department received multiple 9-1-1 calls reporting a helicopter crash on the property of ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A 24-year-old Belleville man was arrested Friday, June 3 after an investigation by the Clifton Police Department and the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office Sexual Investigations Unit.  The case began on May 31 with the report of a home invasion and sexual assault of a minor in ...

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On May 28, 2022, at 1:31 p.m., Millburn Police Officer Herrera responded to the area of Coniston Road following a report of an attempted burglary of a garage. He located a vehicle matching the description of the suspect vehicle on Tennyson Drive and began following it. Herrara tried to stop the ...

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The Millburn Police Department has promoted two of their own: Lt. Andrew DelRusso was promoted from the rank of Sergeant to Lieutenant and Sgt. David Pinero was promoted from patrol officer to Sergeant.  DelRusso began as a Millburn detective in 2010 and became a Millburn police officer ...

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On May 26, 2022, at 12:41 p.m. Millburn Police Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery with a handgun at the AT&T store, 682 Route 124, Short Hills. Upon arrival, an associate reported that he was robbed by two black males wearing ski masks, one with a gray sweatshirt and one with a ...

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David M. Baum, a 57-year-old Short Hills resident, was killed in last Thursday’s car crash on Route 24 in Summit that involved five vehicles, according to State Trooper Brandi Slota. Police believe that the accident began when a Volvo tractor-trailer hit the back of Baum’s Tesla, sending the ...

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UPDATE! FOUND!! MISSING PERSON  The police are requesting the public's assistance in locating a Missing Person. Caren was last seen walking out of the JCC on Northfield Avenue in West Orange today (May 20) around 11 a.m. wearing a white shirt and purple pants (see the second photo). She ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - One person has died, and another victim was flown by Medevac helicopter to an area trauma center after a mid-afternoon crash on Eastbound Route 24 near Milemarker 9, according to the City of Summit Fire Department (SFD). The SFD, at approximately 2 p.m. today, responded to a report ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit Police Department (SPD) has notified residents that Eastbound Route 24 is closed "for the next several hours" due to a major accident that involved a tractor-trailer and an unknown number of vehicles which occurred just after 2 p.m. at Milemarker 9. The full ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The tense afternoon situation that involved a woman barricading herself inside a Meadowbrook Court residence with a firearm today has been resolved safely. A Summit Police Department Nixle Alert at 3:53 p.m. stated, "Situation on Meadowbrook Court is now resolved. Victim is being ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - An "emotionally disturbed adult" has barricaded herself in a residence on Meadowbrook Court in Summit. Sources have confirmed to TAPinto Summit that the individual is a female and is in possession of a firearm. Summit Police have ordered residents in the nearby area to shelter in place ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced today two men have been arrested and charged with the murder of Kelsey Steels, 31, of the Bronx who was found dead from a gunshot wound at Eagle Rock Reservation. Michael ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A hit-and-run incident that resulted in the death of Angelica M. Garcia, 35, of Newark on Wednesday evening in Livingston remains under investigation as of Tuesday, according to Livingston Police Chief Gary Marshuetz and Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II. A ...

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