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Newton Police: Newton Woman Hit by Hummer in Crosswalk

October 16, 2018

NEWTON, NJ—A Newton woman was hit by a car while crossing Mill Street. Isabel Chub, 35, refused medical treatment after being hit by Francis Jennings, 62 on Monday, October 15 according to police.

The officers responded to the intersection of Mill Street and Water Street to find Jennings of Sparrow Bush, New York had stopped at the red traffic light in his 2003 Hummer.  According to ...

Newton Police: One Apartment, Three Arrests

NEWTON, NJ— Three Newton residents were arrested on Saturday, October 6 when Newton Police received two different reports for the same apartment. Around 12:32 a.m., Newton Police Department were at 33 Mill Street to pick up Douglas Hill, police report.

Hill, 22, had an NCIC warrant out of Warren County Prosecutor’s Office as well as an ACS warrant out of the Newton Municipal ...

Newton Police: Four Arrested After Trespassing in Vacant Residence

NEWTON, NJ — Four homeless people were taken into custody for having broken into a vacant home on Palmer Street. On September 21 around 10:38 a.m. Newton Police department responded to a report of an open door at the home according to police.

Officers saw the basement door was open when they arrived. They could hear several people talking and moving around but no one responded when they ...

Anti-Hate Vigil of Love Planned for Newton Green

NEWTON, NJ — The hate crimes of a few, aimed at a Hampton Township family will be met by the support of a community at a candlelight vigil planned for Thursday evening at 6 p.m. on the green in Newton.

The vigil called Love Wins is being organized by area clergy. 

“A hate crime that happens in one Sussex town effects all Sussex County towns,” LeFrois ...

Newton Police: Andover Man Creates a Path of Destruction, Gets DWI

NEWTON, NJ—An Andover man faces a number of charges after he crashed his car on Lenape Avenue.  On September 17 around 4 a.m. Newton Police Department received a report of a car accident on Swartswood Road, police report.

Police arrive to find Timothy Plumb, 29, had struck a utility pole, speed limit sign and a mailbox with his Chrysler 300, before stopping.  The officers ...

Newton Man Arrested for Multiple Burglaries to Vehicles Around Town

NEWTON, NJ—A Newton man is in custody charged with a number of car burglaries on the nights of August 28 and 29. Newton Police Department picked up Hasdrede Kengne, 20, around 10:30 a.m. for the thefts, police report.

According to police, the thefts occurred mostly in the area of Madison Street, Halsted Street, Lawnwood Avenue, Spring Street and Main Street. Various items including cash, ...

Sparta Police: Wanted Newton Man Picked Up After Traffic Stop

SPARTA, NJ – A Newton man was picked up on open warrants following a traffic stop.  On September 7 around 10 a.m. Police Officer Brian Porter stopped Kaseem Harris, 29 for equipment violation on the blue Ford Pickup truck he was driving on East Mountain Road, police report.

Porter found Harris had two outstanding warrants; one out of Elizabeth and one out of Plainfield.  Harris ...

Newton Police Department: Franklin Man Faces Drug and Driving Charges

NEWTON, NJ –Franklin man faces drug charges having been found driving erratically on Thursday, September 6.  Around 1:55 p.m. Newton police got a report of a driver in trouble in the Rite Aid parking lot, according to police. 

Newton Police Department got a second report that the car was leaving Rite Aid and driving erratically on Trinity Street, police said. 

According ...

Route 15 REOPENED in Sparta

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Police Department advises Route 15 is NOW OPEN.

It had been closed in both directions near mile marker 14 – the railroad tracks near the Bagel Station. According to Sparta Lt John Lamon a dump truck hit a telephone pole, pulling wires down.  The road has been closed since 5 a.m. Repairs are underway and the road is anticipated to reopen around 1 ...

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