TJ’s Pizzeria Café Partners with C.L.E.A.R Program

September 27, 2016

NEWTON, NJ—The C.L.E.A.R Program is partnering with TJ’s Pizzeria Café on Route 23 in Franklin, to benefit the newly launched Sussex County C.L.E.A.R program.  

TJ’s is offering a limited time special deal. Make a purchase at TJ’s Pizzeria Café between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m. from now until Thursday, September 29 and submit a flyer that can be found ...

Law Enforcement Honored During Recovery Month

NEWTON, NJ—The Center for Prevention and Counseling and the National Council of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of New Jersey, along with the Sussex County Recovery Advocacy volunteers, are hosting an event on Thursday, September 29 at 7 p.m., to honor law enforcement officers.

The event, which will take place at the Sussex County Community College’s Performing Arts Center, is to ...

Moving Man Steals $28K in Jewels from Budd Lake Newbies, say Police

MOUNT OLIVE, NJ - A moving company employee stole about $28,000 worth of jewelry while moving a family into their new home in Budd Lake, said police.

The man, Kenneth Wildrick, 52, of Lafayette, in Sussex County faces burglary and theft charges in relation to the incident, according to Mount Olive police.

They said they were called Aug. 25 to a house on Lamerson Circle, where ...

Newton Police: Continue to Remain Vigilant

NEWTON, NJ – With the weekend bombings in New Jersey and New York area residents and law enforcement personnel appear to have increased awareness of their surroundings. 

Newton Police Chief Michael Richards said they do not usually comment on investigations that are ongoing in other towns. Richards did say they will “continue to monitor and remain vigilant.”

On Monday ...

Authorities: Bombing Suspect and Possible Accomplice Captured

LINDEN, N.J. - Authorities believe Ahmad Khan Rahami, an Elizabeth man suspected of planting bombs in the region, did not act alone.

Both Rahami and at least one other possible perpetrator were apprehended this morning, according to authorities. They released no information about the possible accomplices.

Rahami was captured in Linden after shooting two police officers, said authorities.

Newton Police Ask Public For Information on Burglary

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Police Department is looking for help from the public with a recent burglary of a home in the area of Slate Hill Road that occurred on Thursday, September 15 at 2:45 p.m. 

The police responded to the call and there is an on-going investigation. During the investigation, police learned that an unknown actor(s) broke into the home sometime between 8:30 a.m.

Newton Police: Wednesday’s Storm Recap of Damage and Closures

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Police Department reported that they received 15 reports of storm related incidents on Wednesday, September 14, when a wind and rain storm blew through the town.

“The reports generally occurred from about 4:30 p.m. until about 7 p.m.,” reported Chief Michael Richards.

The incidents that were called in mostly involved trees down that were causing wires ...

Sparta Police: Car Versus Building, Early Morning Crash

SPARTA, NJ – Early Thursday morning, Sparta police responded to a call about a car having crashed into a building.  Police were dispatched to 11 Main Street where they found a 2011 GMC Acadia inside the front of the building, according to Sparta police.

By midday reconstruction of the damaged store front was already well underway.

The Acadia had been driven by 39-year-old Dana ...

UPDATED Sparta Police: Storm Damage, Road Closures and Power Outages

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Township police report the microburst storm that hit the town has caused numerous power outages, extensive damage and street closures.  As of According to police the brunt of the storm hit East Shore Trail, West Shore Trail and Stanhope Road section of town.

As of 10 a.m. Sparta police report JCP&L continue to work to restore power to residents affected by ...

Franklin Police: Missing Woman Found Alive in Woods in Ogdensburg

FRANKLIN, NJ – After nearly 10 days, Franklin Borough Police “happily” report Tammy Kim has been found.  The 26-year-old woman was reported missing by her parents after she failed to meet them as planned at the Starbucks on Route 23 in Franklin on September 1.

Kim was reportedly found by a hunter in the woods in Odgensburg, near Kennedy Avenue and Yurchak Road.  ...

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