Montclair Police Chief Conforti Receives Community Service Award

December 14, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Montclair Police Chief Todd M. Conforti received the Giblin Association Community Service Award for Public Safety at the organization’s 26th annual awards and charity breakfast held Sunday December 3 at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. Chief Conforti was recognized for his more than 22 years of service with the Montclair Police Department.

“I am truly ...

Montclair Man Arrested for Multiple Burglaries, Broke into Officer's Home

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - A Montclair man was arrested after breaking into the garage of an Essex County Sheriff's Officer in Bloomfield Wednesday night.

Timear Haley of Montclair broke in to a garage belonging to Theodore Brown of the Essex County Sheriff's Office at approximately 11 p.m. Wednesday night. Haley was riding his bike from Belleville to Montclair and went into the garage ...

Montclair Firefighters Give to Local Students

MONTCLAIR, NJ - On Friday, November 17 members of the Montclair Fire Department visited the Minnie Lucy Head Start School on Baldwin St, Glen Ridge to give school supplies and fire safety lessons to local children.

Chief John Herrmann, Deputy Chief Brian Wilde and Fire Inspector Imelda Muench were joined by the crew of Truck 1, Lieutenant John Benson and Fire Fighters Greg Murray and ...

79 Arrested in Massive Child Pornography and Trafficking Sting

TRENTON, NJ – Arrests have been made in a massive operation that stretched from New Jersey to California, that targeted sex offenders, and persons possessing child pornography was announced today by Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino.

Arrests of 79 child predators and child pornography offenders in “Operation Safety Net,” a nine-month, multi-agency child protection ...

Three suspects indicted in connection with fatal shooting of New Brunswick man

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Three suspects believed to be responsible for the fatal shooting of a New Brunswick man have been indicted by a grand jury​.

The three suspects, Michael Martin, 26, and Rayshawn Riddick, 31, both of Newark, and Diana Williams, 26 of New Brunswick, each face a five-count indictment in connection with the shooting, according to a statement from Middlesex County ...

Arrest Made in Vandalism of Morristown Churches

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Zuri C. Towns of Morristown is responsible for the vandalism of five Morristown Churches, which took place during the evening of November 25, said Morristown Police. Towns was arrested by police on Sunday morning, November 26 near his residence.

As a result of video obtained from one of the vandalized churches, police were able to get a description of ...

New Brunswick Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Essex County Resident

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A New Brunswick man is sitting in the Middlesex County jail, following his arrest in connection with a fatal shooting Friday evening, authorities announced on November 22.

Kim Carter, 37 of New Brunswick, faces charges of murder and unlawful possession of a weapon, following an investigation by local authorities into the fatal November 17 shooting, said Middlesex County ...

Verona Fire Department Shares Tips for Safely Deep Frying Your Thanksgiving Turkey

VERONA, NJ - It’s almost Turkey Time and the Verona Fire Department wants to make sure its residents have a safe and happy Thanksgiving. They recently shared this video along with these tips from the NJ Office of Emergency Management on the Verona Fire Department Facebook page.  

"Planning on deep frying your turkey this year? Check out this video before you do to prevent ...

Fire Department Fundraiser Benefits Two Bloomfield Cancer Survivors

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - In what has become yet another firehouse tradition, the Bloomfield Fire Department has stepped up to the plate this October raising money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Starting on October 1st, Local 19, the union representing Bloomfield firefighters, began selling special T-shirts to its members with bright pink lettering and fire department ...

Manhole Cover Explosion on Bloomfield Ave. Rattles Sleeping Montclair Neighborhood

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair firefighters rushed to the area near 316 Bloomfield Avenue after neighbors reported hearing an explosion around 1 a.m. on Sunday.

Upon investigation, firefighters discovered that a manhole cover had exploded and requested the assistance of PSE&G officials.

Beth Harper, a spokesperson for PSE&G, said, "The explosion was caused by ...

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Montclair Police: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign Begins

December 16, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Police Department will be participating in the “Year-End Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Enforcement campaign from December 8, 2017 and will continue through January 1, 2018.

According to a release, local and state law enforcement officials will conduct saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints looking for motorists who may be driving while ...