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Reported Luring Attempt was Uber Driver, Police Say

January 11, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police have located a suspect accused of attempting to give an 11-year-old girl a ride, officials say. The investigation concluded with police determining that it was a misunderstanding after an Uber driver began circling the area looking for a scheduled pickup and inquired if the juvenile was his assigned ride. 

On January 2 around 7am, an 11-year-old ...

Montclair Police: 11-Year-Old Reports Attempted Luring Incident

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police are in search of a suspect accused of attempting to give an 11-year-old girl a ride, officials say.

According to reports, the incident occurred on January 2 at 7am, when an 11-year-old was approached by an unidentified male in a vehicle, at the corner of Alexander Avenue and Squire Hill Road. He offered her a ride due to it being cold ...

Verona Police Pursuit Ends in DWI Arrest, Crash in Montclair on Christmas Eve

VERONA, NJ - Verona police arrested a Livingston man on Monday after a brief pursuit and charged him with suspicion of driving while intoxicted.  

Guipps Laguerre, 38, was taken into custody after a pursuit on Bloomfield Avenue which ended in Montclair when his vehicle struck a curb and became disabled.

According to police reports, Officer Joseph Pami was monitoring the Statewide ...

Sparta Police: Montclair Woman Charged with Pot and Vodka in Car

SPARTA, NJ – A Montclair woman is facing drug and alcohol charges after a traffic stop on route 15 south.  On December 23, around 11:30 a.m. Officer Steven Guido stopped Deborah Santiago, 49 in a white Mazda SUV for a broken license plate light, police report.

Guido smelled marijuana in the car when he spoke with Santiago.  Santiago said she had smoked pot in her car a few days ...

Bloomfield Police Department to set up DWI Sobriety Checkpoint on Bloomfield Ave.

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Police Department will be conducting a DWI Sobriety Checkpoint on Bloomfield Ave. beginning in the late evening on Saturday, December 29, lasting until the following day, in response to statistics demonstrating a disproportionate number of impaired driving incidents in the area.

On December 21, the Cedar Grove Police Department had a checkpoint set up on ...

Local Businesses Collaborate to Raise Funds for Walnut St. Family Displaced By Fire

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, December 12, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM to benefit residents who were displaced by the Walnut Street fire that occurred on November 15.

The event will take place at Ruthie's BBQ Pizza, located at 64 1/2 Chestnut Street in Montclair, NJ.  

HOMECorp and Ruthies's are proud to co-host a fun ...

Prosecutor: Montclair Police Chase Ends in Crash; 2 Fatalities

GLEN RIDGE, NJ - Two men were killed in a single-vehicle crash in Glen Ridge around 10 p.m. on November 26, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced on Friday. 

Preliminary reports stated that Montclair Police Officers attempted a motor vehicle stop of a 2008 Mercedes when the vehicle sped away at a high rate of speed, Montclair Police Officers followed the ...

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