Police & Fire

October 18, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Essex County Prosector's Office Special Victims Unit and the Maplewood Police Department are investigating the home invasion and sexual assault of a woman on Tuesday in Maplewood, according to a press release on Wednesday from Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair residents and stakeholders are invited to attend Coffee with a Cop on Thursday, October 18. Local police officials will be present to discuss any concerns or to mingle with law enforcement leaders.  The event will take place from 9am to 11am located at Java Love, 49 ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Residents are invited to attend Coffee with a Cop on Thursday, October 18. Local police officials and community leaders will be on hand to mingle and discuss issues affecting the Montclair community.  The event will take place from 9am to 11am. Java Love is located at 49 ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Newark police officers are in the midst of conducting a pedestrian safety initiative that uses a decoy to educate - and issue summonses - to people during a month-long Street Smart NJ campaign. The campaign is for all of Essex County and coordinated by the North Jersey ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Following leads in an ongoing public safety investigation into illegal drug distribution, East Orange’s newly-re-established Violent Crimes Task Force arrested four East Orange residents and seized four loaded handguns after executing search warrants at 103 North 16th Street and ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Sometime after 2:00pm Wednesday, FEMA in collaboration with the FCC, conducted a nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) and Emergency Alert System (EAS).  The U.S. government is testing a new nationwide alert system that would let presidents send out emergency ...

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MISSING CHILD ALERT! East Orange Police Seek Public’s Assistance in Locating Missing Newark Child EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 8-year-old Niyad Robinson, of Newark, who was last seen in East Orange on Sunday, September 16 at 2:54pm in ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair State University officials have come under fire over a recent video that has surfaced of the campus police responding to a call of a fight between students on Wednesday, with guns drawn.  Students and alumni took to twitter after a video surfaced. Students and alumni ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Security footage led to a burglary arrest in Cedar Grove on Tuesday. According to police reports, Cedar Grove police responded to DonRic Selt Storage at 405 Little Falls Rd. on Saturday to investigate a burglary that had occurred overnight.  Security camera footage showed a man ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police are on the lookout for a driver after a 16-year-old Montclair teen reported that he exposed his genitals to her. On Saturday, the teen reported to police that she was walking along Hawthorne Place when she observed a male in a dark colored 4-door sedan beeping at ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Aa Irvington man was arrested on Monday afternoon in connection with a shooting that occurred in Montclair on Saturday. At approximately 10:30 p.m., officers responded to Pine Street at Glenridge Avenue on a report of shots fired, law enforcement officials reported. They ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Two Montclair Residents were robbed at gunpoint in two separate incidents, as they walked through Montclair on Sunday, according to Montclair Police officials.  At approximately 6:30 p.m., a 64-year-old Montclair man was approached by a dark colored SUV as he walked along ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A 31-year-old Montclair man walked to Mountainside Medical Center after getting shot in the nose on Saturday. At approximately 10:30 p.m., officers responded to Pine Street at the Glenridge Avenue intersection on a report of shots fired, police say. Arriving officers noted that ...

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  MONTCLAIR, NJ - A 31-year-old male cyclist traveling east on Bellevue Avenue was thrown from his bike after being struck by a vehicle on Thursday. A vehicle operated by a 26-year-old female from Wayne was driving southbound on Grove Street at approximately 10:44p.m., as she approached the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- On Thursday morning, members of the Bloomfield Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team, Emergency Response Team and Fugitive Apprehension Team executed a court ordered search warrant at a Birch Street residence in Bloomfield. They found over half of pound of marijuana, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Flood waters affected Montclair and surrounding area homes and businesses on Saturday after torrential rains. A flood watch warning has been issued into Tuesday. As the weather forecast is predicting more rain and floods for Monday in some NJ counties, residents and business ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - National Night Out will take place in Montclair tonight, August 7, 2018, from 5 to 8PM near the intersection of South Park and Church Street. Hosted by the Montclair Police Department and community partners, the National Night Out annual event is a way for members of the ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Deputy Chief Tracy Frazzano was part of a guest panel on “Fox & Friends” news on July 28 entitled "Officers Under Siege". The topic of discussion was the rise of violence against police officers. The panel of experts included Frazzano, Sgt. Sean Larkin of the Tulsa, ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Mayor Ras Baraka today said the federal government was using “extortion” when it withheld grants for local policing because the city won't comply with federal immigration enforcement policies. The mayor’s sentiments were echoed by Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura and three ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Township of Montclair will be participating in National Night Out on August 7 fro 5 to 8PM on South Park and Church Streets. Hosted by the Montclair Police Department and community partners, National Night Out is an annual event that is recognized throughout the country as a ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -  A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will arrive on July 30, 2018 to examine all aspects of the Montclair Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services, Chief Todd Conforti announced ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a stabbing in the area of Miller Street on Monday at 10:49 p.m., according to law enforcement officials. The suspect is currently at large. Lt. David O'Dowd of the Montclair Police Department said that officers arrived to ...

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PATERSON, NJ – A law requiring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to create a national cancer registry for firefighters to monitor and study the relationship between career-long exposure to dangerous fumes and toxins and the incidence of cancer in firefighters so to develop better ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Current Deputy Fire Chief Louis Venezia will be sworn in to fill the position of Fire Chief at a ceremony Tuesday, July 10 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Bloomfield Council Chambers at 1 Municipal Plaza. During the ceremony, several other Bloomfield Fire Department personnel ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A longstanding curfew for unaccompanied minors is again starting today and will last until September, city officials announced. People under 18 who are found by police between 11 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. more than 100 yards away from their home will be brought to the nearest police ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. remembers his good friend Undersherrif Kevin Ryan of Nutley.  “No matter what the situation, Kevin Ryan was someone you could always count on. As a member of the Sheriff’s Office, he rose through the ranks to become Undersheriff. He ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — John W. Gardener, of Montclair and Verona, died at the age of 97 on June 15 following a brief illness. He was the longest serving member of the Montclair Fire Department and the recipient of many valor awards. Gardener retired as Fire Chief in 1990.  Predeceased by his wife ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Township officials celebrated another group of police officers to graduate from the Essex County Police Academy. Four Montclair Police Department probationary officers graduated from the Essex County College Police Academy in Newark on Thursday, June 14, according to a ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Firefighters sprung into action to extinguish a blaze that started inside of a garbage truck on Monday morning. At 11:39AM, the Montclair Fire Department received a call reporting a garbage truck fire on Gordonhurst Ave. Deputy Chief Robert Duncan stated, "Units ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A dog was rescued from a 2-alarm fire on Walnut Street Saturday. According to Montclair Fire officials, at 1:34 PM, the Montclair Fire Department received a call reporting a house fire. Units from four other towns provided assistance to help bring it under control in nearly an ...

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