Police & Fire

November 13, 2018

GREEN BROOK, NJ - Washington Avenue north of Rte 22 will be closed until further notice following a vehicle crash on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. Avoid the area and expect delays.   TAPinto is free and published daily Get Your Town's News In Your Inbox:  Click Here to sign ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township police are investigating the reported assault of a 68-year-old township man that occurred while the victim said he was walking his dog near his house during the early morning hours of Saturday, Nov. 10. Police responded to the area of Vail Terrace, located ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Law enforcement officials have stated that Thomas Kolding, the missing 15 from Mountain Lakes, has been seen in Philadelphia,PA, on the corner of Race and 5 th Streets, at approximately 3:00 PM the afternoon of November 3. Thomas Kolding, who lives with his parents in Mountain ...

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  WARREN, NJ - Stirling Road is closed north of Mountain Avenue in Warren on Saturday morning due to emergency road repair, police advised at 8 30 a.m. Please obey all temporary closure signs, they said.    The road closure is expected to last until at least early ...

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WARREN, NJ -  I- 78 westbound is tied up following a crash with an overturned vehicle in Warren Township on Thursday morning.  First responders are on the scene between exits 40 and 36. Avoid the area.   TAPinto is free and published daily Get Your Town's News In Your Inbox:  Click Here ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Thomas Kolding, who lives with his parents in Mountain Lakes is still missing, said Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. In a press release, the Prosecutor's Office as well as Mountain Lakes Police Department continue to ask for the public's help locating him. According to ...

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  GREEN BROOK, NJ - Following a traffic accident, Route 22 is closed westbound near Warrenville Road on Saturday afternoon.   The Somerset County hazardous materials crews are on the scene assisting in clean up. Traffic is being detoured onto Warrenville Road, authorities ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson, and the Bridgewater Township Police Department are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at the Peapack-Gladstone Bank, on East Main Street, Oct. 23. According to Robertson, at about 12:10 p.m. Oct. 23, the police department ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - The Green Brook Police Department will once again be participating in the “Operation Take Back New Jersey” prescription medication disposal program. This program, orchestrated through the Drug Enforcement Administration, provides a convenient and safe means for residents to ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - During the month, the North Plainfield Fire Department has been conducting fire prevention and education visits to the local schools and hosting visits at the firehouse for National Fire Prevention month.  During these informative safety sessions, we have taken the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The New Jersey Transit Police Department is seeking the public's help in an active investigation involving a fatal strike in the area of the Plainfield train station. The investigation concerns an unidentified deceased male, and NJ Transit Police are seeking help in identifying ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ – State, County and local law enforcement agencies plan a coordinated crackdown on underage drinking at Saturday's Far Hills Race Meeting. Police will conduct identification checks of underage individuals suspected of drinking alcoholic beverages on the race grounds. Those ...

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WARREN, NJ - Morning Glory Road is closed between Washington Valley Road and  King George Road for a traffic accident, Warren police advised on Friday afternoon. Avoid the area.     TAPinto is free and published daily Get Your Town's News In Your Inbox:  Click Here to sign ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ —  A barking dog sounded his own alarm shortly after midnight Thursday morning, alerting five sleeping people of trouble, as a fire swept through the first floor of their Putnam Avenue home. All five escaped and were able to call 911 for help. Deputy Chief Jim Hopkins ...

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  WARREN, NJ - A multi-vehicle crash on I-78 in the early hours of Thursday morning has resulted in the highway being closed westbound near exit 36 in Warren. Cleanup is under way for a fuel spill from ruptured saddle tanks.    Avoid the area if possible.   TAPinto is free and ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ -  U.S. Route 22 and Terrill Road have reopened  following a motor vehicle accident involving a box truck, police advised. Expect delays in the area.   Route 22 eastbound was closed at Terrill Road and Terrill Road north was closed at Front Street.   TAPinto is free ...

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GILLETTE, NJ - A power outage has closed Valley Mall in Gillette, at 11:25 p.m. The traffic light at Valley Road at the entrance to the Long Hill Municipal complex is also out.The cause has not yet been identified however sirens are now being heard and high winds persist in the area.   Check ...

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WARREN, NJ - A garbage truck fire has closed Mount  Bethel Road between Mount Horeb Road and Dubois Road. Central School was evacuated to Camp Harmony but there is no emergency at the school, Warren police advised.  Please plan an alternate route. 

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - A car fire has closed Route 22 westbound on Thursday evening. Traffic is backed up into North Plainfield and is being detoured through Liccardi Motors.     TAPinto is free and published daily Get Your Town's News In Your Inbox:  Click Here to sign up   Download ...

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WARREN, NJ - Family and friends held a remembrance ceremony for Margaret Haddican-McEnroe at Our Lady of the Mount Church on Wednesday, 12 years since she vanished without a trace from her home in Warren. Haddican-McEnroe was reported missing by her husband Tim McEnroe on Thursday, Oct. 12, ...

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  NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Throughout October and the upcoming weeks, the fire department will be participating in National Fire Prevention week.  This safety campaign is the longest-running public health observance in our country.   This year, the actual week is Oct. 7-13, but activities will run ...

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UPDATE: Reopened   WATCHUNG, NJ - A cement truck veered off of Hillcrest Road crashing into trees on Monday afternoon. The road is being closed for removal and clean up of a fuel spill. Expect school bus delays in the area and delays off of Exit 40 on I-78 and at the Watchung Circle.

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WESTFIELD, NJ – A nine-month-long investigation into alleged prostitution at massage establishments in town led to the arrests of four parlor managers this week, authorities said. Authorities charged Qingxia Zhu, 28, of Westfield, Jing Liu, 53, of Linden, Xiaoman Zhang, 56, of Watchung, and ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The call went out and the North Plainfield community responded.  Cooper, an eight year old boy from North Plainfield, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 3. His mom posted a message that Cooper would be holding a sugar and carb free lemonade stand, coinciding with ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - A North Plainfield address was searched and a resident arrested after a long-term joint investigation by the Prosecutor’s Office’s Narcotics Strike Force and the FBI Newark Hybrid Task Force yielded 19 arrests, the seizure of thousands of doses of heroin, and the dismantling ...

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  WARREN, NJ -  Avoid Warrenville Road both North and South of Route 22 due to an overturned motor vehicle collision on Monday afternoon, police said.  Warrenville Road is closed in both directions.First responders are arriving at 3:30 p.m.

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - It’s been 17 years. On Tuesday, Sept. 11, area towns will remember and  honor the fallen from the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. Green Brook 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, Top of the World Park at 100 Top of the World Way.   Long Hill Township An ecumenical ...

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Update: North is detoured. Expect delays until 7 p.m., police say.   WATCHUNG, NJ  - Emergency gas line repair has closed Hillcrest Road on Monday afternoon, police advised    The south bound lanes are closed south of the I-78 exchange. Expect delays and increased traffic at Exit 40 on ...

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  UPDATE: Found safe. BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are seeking the public's help in locating a missing 86-year-old "at risk" male, who was last seen Friday afternoon on Mallard Drive in Martinsville. According to the alert, Alexander R. Dirner, was last seen around 3:30 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are seeking the public's help in locating a missing 86-year-old "at risk" male, who was last seen Friday afternoon on Mallard Drive in Martinsville. According to the alert, Alexander R. Dirner, was last seen around 3:30 p.m. Friday in ...

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