Police & Fire

August 15, 2018

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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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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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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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Police Department recognized Officer Elisa Arnaldy for receiving her certification as a Drug Recognition Expert through the New Jersey State Police. Arnaldy is the first officer from the Montclair Police Department to complete this training. To receive this type of ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - According to published reports on Wednesday, Montclair Police officials are investigating allegations of sex assault reported to have occurred in a bathroom at Montclair High School. Montclair police officials state that officers received a report about an incident at the high ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A fallen tree entrapped a driver in Glen Ridge on Tuesday evening, Montclair Township officials say. The Montclair Fire Department (MFD) indicated that they responded to the call at 5:02 p.m. reporting a fallen tree on top of a car with someone was trapped inside. MFD’s ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A water main break near Lackawanna Plaza is causing some traffic delays in both directions since around 5a.m., according to the Breaking News Network. Published reports indicate that one lane is open eastbound and westbound. Plan travel routes accordingly. 

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A 25-year-old Elizabeth man was shot in the abdomen in Montclair on Sunday night, Montclair Police reported. Two suspects were arrested in connection with the incident. According to published reports, at approximately 10:53p.m., a passerby reported to police that a male with a ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - During the month of May, the Bloomfield Police Department will be cracking down on drivers who do not stop for pedestrians using the crosswalks. The ‘Cops in Crosswalks’ operation, which will be taking place at dozens of locations throughout the township, will have undercover ...

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UPDATE at 7:27PM: A suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 20-year-old woman.  Newark –  Law enforcement officials are investigating a homicide that occurred in Montclair on Friday morning. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Montclair Police ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Three cars were involved in a motor vehicle accident sometime around 3p.m. on Wednesday, according to published reports. The Breaking News Network has reported that one of the vehicles ran into a building located at the intersection of Gates Ave. and Bloomfield Avenue and ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A two-car accident temporarily detoured traffic at the intersection of Orange Rd. and Irving Street on Friday night. Sometime around 8pm, two cars collided, blocking off a portion of the intersection of Orange Rd. and Irving Street. A female driving a sedan collided with an SUV ...

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On April 2nd, at 5:56AM the Montclair Fire Department received a call reporting a house fire on North Fullerton Ave.  Units arrived to find heavy smoke and fire between the 2nd and 3rdfloors at the rear of the house.  The residents self evacuated prior to the Fire Department’s arrival.  A cat ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A luring attempt of a 12-year-old female was reported to Montclair Police on March 29, police officials confirm.  According to published reports, the 12-year-old female was standing on Midland Avenue when she was approached by a white male in his 70’s with gray hair. He was ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Police from the Montclair Police Department will be on the lookout for distracted drivers, and if you are one of them, you can expect to pay up. The MPD is one of more than 200 police departments in New Jersey which will receive funding as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText.

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police arrested 64-year-old Lawrence Athill on March 18 after he is alleged to have swung a dog by its leash through the air and into a tree limb on Eagle Rock Way.  Police state that after being observed, "swinging a dog through the air on a leash, into a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ  - Nutley Police investigated a threat made to a private school in town. School officials from the Abundant Life School became aware of an alleged threat and notified the police department. Once notified Nutley Police immediately began an investigation into the threat.  Two juveniles ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -  The body of a 67-year-old man was recovered in upper Montclair on Friday morning at around 8:49AM, according to publish reports.  His body was found near Toney's Brook located by the upper Mountain Avenue training station. He may have suffered from a medical emergency while ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hazardous weather conditions caused accidents and delays all over New Jersey on Friday. According to published reports, sometime around 9:30 PM, a tree fell across Valley Road near the vicinity of Montclair Kimberley Academy.  The BNN is reporting that the tree landed on wires ...

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NEWARK, NJ --- Law enforcement authorities are currently investigating the fatal death of a Montclair au pair that occurred on Saturday evening. Maya Moar, a 26 year old au pair from Holon, Israel was working for a Montclair family when she may have been struck by the Decamp bus as she exited, ...

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UPDATE: Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Montclair Police Chief Todd M. Conforti announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor's Office and the Montclair Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle incident that resulted in the death of Maya Moar, a 26 year old au pair ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Essex County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers Program is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in an unsolved homicide that took place in Bloomfield Feb. 3.  At approximately 6:54 p.m. Juan Santos Martinez, 55, of East Orange was shot ...

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