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Police & Fire

May 20, 2022

NEW JERSEY — The Garden State Parkway was shut down last week for miles after a crash caused by a police chase involving a car that was reported stolen. One of the suspects fled on foot through Clark. Officers caught up with him, arrested him and three other suspects who were then turned over to ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Forget the black cats and walking under ladders, Friday the 13th in Nutley was about fireworks, and a fire started by them. In one incident, officers of the Nutley Police Department responded to a Franklin Ave. residence after receiving a call about fireworks landing on their fire ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Aiming to “lift the unfair stigma” placed on law enforcement, Gov. Phil Murphy along with Acting Attorney General Matt Platkin announced a new police licensing program that will require all law enforcement officers hold a valid, active license issued by the Police Training ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ — More protection is coming for New Jersey’s firefighters.  In a news conference Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program, which will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, ...

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PATERSON, NJ - An 18-year-old Clifton woman was shot while in the area of Belle Avenue and Hopper Street in Paterson in the early hours of Sunday, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announced. The incident, which drew a police response on a ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Friday evening, members of the Hawthorne Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Borough Council, Mayor Lane, and community joined at the HVAC building on Goffle Road to raise a flag recognizing the commencement of EMS Week, which actually starts on Monday. The corps was named in honor of the ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The off-duty death of a 22-year-old Camden County police officer in a motorcycle accident has stunned and saddened his fellow officers, his police chief and many community leaders. Officer Daniel B. Adler died after his motorcycle apparently collided with a car at 6:30 p.m.

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson police have shut down what Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale referred to as a “million dollar operation.”  In a statement Speziale described that as a result of the “long term investigation” during which detectives were able to identify a narcotics network operated by ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Officers of the Nutley Police Department filed charges against a package thief after she was caught on camera in a Centre St. residence. On Tuesday, May 10, video footage captured a woman taking items from the floor of an apartment building's vestibule. She video also showed the ...

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Wednesday, May 18th from 6 to 8 pm Nutley Fire Department   228 Chestnut Street Nutley In honor of National EMS week, Commissioner Alphonse Petracco, the Nutley Fire Department and co-sponsors Clara Maass Medical Center invite all township residents to our first annual EMS night on Wednesday, ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ - The Two Hundred Club of Essex County held its Essex County Valor Awards on May 10. Nutley Fire Captain William Vonroth and Nutley Firefighter Vincent Lehman received Valor Awards for exemplifying extreme courage by going straight into the flow path to search for victims trapped due ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A Fifth-Alarm Fire at the Waste Management facility on Julia Street Tuesday sent thick smoke throughout North Jersey and could even be viewed in New York City.  The City of Elizabeth reports receiving a phone call about the fire at approximately 2:00 p.m. Tuesday. The fire is ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A police chase has resulted in a fatal car crash in Glen Ridge on Tuesday, law enforcement officials confirmed. To quell the amount of car thefts in New Jersey, the Attorney General has stated that police officers can resume police pursuits, after years of halting to the ...

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WAYNE, NJ – A gruesome discovery at a Wayne residence have the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office investigating. They are seeking help to learn more about a human fetus found inside a home. There was not a lot of information shared when Chief Jack McNiff and Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes released ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - A man walked away from the car he was driving after it flipped onto its side Saturday morning. Shortly after 8 a.m. on May 7, a Toyota Camry four-door sedan flipped into the driveway at 283 Gordon Drive after the male driver lost control. The driver was trapped in the car until ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - A 25-year-old Clifton man was arrested on Thursday and charged with several crimes related to the possession and distribution of child pornography. According to Passaic County Sheriff Richard H Berdnik, detectives from the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office, Internet Crime Against ...

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ – A borough man has been charged in connection with vandalizing a mural depicting refugees and immigrants in the community. Thomas Santo, 54, has been charged with bias intimidation and criminal mischief for what police said is the actual physical defacement of the ...

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MARLBORO, NJ — A policy put in place just five months ago is being thrown into reverse. At the beginning of the year, the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General (NJOAG) updated guidelines on the state’s use-of-force policy went into effect, which did not allow police pursuits over car thefts.

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VERONA, NJ -- A car plowed completely through the side of a medical building in downtown Verona Wednesday morning. At approximately 7 a.m., officers responded to First Care Medical located at 50 Pompton Ave. on a report of a vehicle into the building. The driver was evaluated by the Verona ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Township Police Division (HPD) is mourning one of their own -- Lieutenant Mark Horan -- who passed away unexpectedly at his home in the afternoon of Saturday, April 30.  "With a heavy heart," Hamilton Police Chief James Stevens said in a statement Monday afternoon, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A scam text message has been sent to residents of Hackensack claiming to be the Hackensack Fire Department selling t-shirts. The Hackensack Fire Department is advising residents who receive the message to delete it and not click the link.  “HFD has been made aware of a text ...

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MARLBORO, NJ  – A $10 million investment in automated license plate recognition (ALPR) technology has been announced by Governor Murphy's Office. The Governor, along with Acting Attorney General Platkin made the announced on Friday April 29. The investment is aimed at reducing violent crime and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ – The Two Hundred Club of Essex County will honor 28 police officers and 16 firefighters recognizing them for their bravery, dedication to duty, courageous vigilance, and selflessness during the Valor Awards luncheon on May 10th.  The Two Hundred Club of Essex County, was founded in ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – A Phillipsburg Police officer has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child after a cyber-tip led to a search warrant and possession of pictures and videos containing Child Sexual Abuse Material. Gary A. Ricker, Jr. from Phillipsburg has been charged in connection ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A chemical fire caused Elizabeth’s White Castle to go up in flames, according to Central Jersey Fire Buffs.  The fire broke out due to a chemical reaction, according to Central Jersey Fire Buffs. The fire was recently upgraded to a Second Alarm fire as the flames broke through ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Bordentown Township Police Chief Brian Pesce has pleaded not guilty after being arrested for suspected drunk driving and leaving the scene of an accident in Hamilton Township last week. The Hamilton Township Police Division told TAPinto that officers were dispatched to the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — An unidentified female pedestrian was struck and killed in a hit-and-run incident just after midnight on Thursday morning in the area of South Orange Avenue and Goodhart Drive in Livingston, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office (ESPO). Early reports indicate that ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- After Michelle Lodzinski reported that her five-year-old son Timothy Wiltsey vanished from a Sayreville carnival in 1991, detectives embarked on a decades-long investigation until a family member identifies a key piece of evidence pointing to a potential suspect. An all-new ...

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MT. HOLLY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of New Jersey on Thursday, April 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. A Fire Weather Watch will remain in effect on Friday, April 29, from morning to evening, in anticipation of gusty winds and dry conditions. The ...

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