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Police & Fire

August 15, 2022

PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – Phillipsburg Mayor Todd M. Tersigni has reached out on Social Media for the public’s help to find suspects following multiple reports of shootings in town. The Mayor took to Facebook Monday, August 15, 2022. “As you know, we have had an uptick in shooting calls in the past ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - The Phillipsburg Police Department issued a warning to residents Thursday, August 11, 2022. They are investigating several car burglaries involving the theft of driver's side airbags.    In a social media post, the police department warned that suspects are breaking into ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - The Phillipsburg Police Department is asking residents and businesses of the towns to opt-in to register their surveillance systems with the Phillipsburg Police Department. In a memo from Phillipsburg Police Chief Robert Stettner posted on the Phillipsburg Police website, he ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - Featuring DJ Music, raffles, games, free food, giveaways and community resources by the Phillipsburg Police Department, public safety and service agencies, the Town of Phillipsburg's 'National Night Out' will take place August 2 in Shappell Park.  Phillipsburg will once again ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - The Phillipsburg Police Department is seeking the publics' assistance via a post on social media released July 26, 2022. ***ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY*** On Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at 2028 hours, patrol responded to Wawa for a reported assault.   If you have any information ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - Friday, July 16 at  3:38 AM, Phillipsburg Police, Fire and EMS were dispatched to 268 Irwin Street for a report of smoke in the residence with smoke alarms sounding.  This was a second call in hours covered by the Office of Emergency Management. According to Fire Chief Rich ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - Reports of a downed power line were confirmed at 8:30 PM by a social media post on Facebook from the Town of Phillipsburg. South Main Street is closed from Center to Limekiln streets.  Reports from residents throughout Phillipsburg from the downtown to Delaware Heights ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella is warning parents to check their children’s social media accounts for messages from an East Rutherford man charged with crimes against a child.  Damien A. Imbriano, 22, was charged with Debauching the Morals of a Child, Providing Obscene ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - Friday, July 15 AT 9:31 PM, Phillipsburg Police, Fire and EMS were dispatched to 4 Lewis Street for a report of a structure fire.  In a report provided by Fire Chief Richard Hay, "On arrival we found heavy smoke coming from all three floors of the building. The  building is a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with locating Zoey Cornnielies of Liberty Township, Ohio. Zoey was last seen on 7/10/22 at 7:00 pm by her parents at the Marriott Residence Inn located on Tower Center Blvd.  She is described as a ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – Heritage Day in Easton is celebrated annually, but ended abruptly as gunfire was reported in downtown Easton, PA around 9:45 p.m. Sunday during the fireworks finale. A 16-year-old boy was shot in the leg, according to police. Authorities are looking for the suspected shooter, ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – An eight-week-long investigation into the distribution of unregulated Cannabis has resulted in the arrest of two people in Phillipsburg. Allegations of distribution of unregulated marijuana in the Town of Phillipsburg resulted in the arrest of Michael Kearney of North ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - A joint investigation by the Union County Prosecutor’s Office’s Major Crimes Division Opioid Task Force and the Linden Police Department has led to the arrest of five men and the seizure of fentanyl, two handguns and currency Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel and Linden ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ -- Nearly three-quarters (73%) of all fireworks injuries were sustained during the 30-day period surrounding the Independence Day holiday, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). The most often injured body parts by fireworks are hands or fingers (28% of ...

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WARREN COUNTY, NJ - A Bloomsbury, New Jersey man was sentenced to five years in New Jersey State Prison, subject to the No Early Release Act on sexual assault charges involving a child. Anthony O. Firetto, of Bloomsbury, previously plead guilty to sexual assault a second-degree offense from ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - The Phillipsburg Police Department, NJ released a post on Social Media seeking the help of the public in identifying three individuals on motorized bicycles involved in an ongoing investigation. If anyone has any information on the identity of these individuals please contact ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – A Lopatcong Township man has been charged with aggravated assault on a Law Enforcement Officer following an incident at a group home in Lopatcong Township. The Lopatcong Police responded to call on June 12, 2022 at approximately 9:00 AM at the Alternatives Group Home on South ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – A Chevy SUV crashed into a home on South Main Street today on the 600 block in Phillipsburg, NJ Monday, June 6, 2022. A photo posted on the Town Facebook page at approximately 1:20 PM cautioned people to avoid Abbott to Center Street, which was closed down. The cause of the ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - The Phillipsburg Police Department would like the help of the Alpha Borough residents to identify the individual in this photo released on social media May 31, 2022 as part of an ongoing investigation. Please contact the Phillipsburg Police Department. (908) 835-2002 if you ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Bruce Olsen, a man who served for many years as a deacon and teacher at St. Therese Church and St. Therese School in Succasunna, is facing a charge of endangering the welfare of a child, according to the Diocese of Paterson. The arrest of Olsen, of Allamuchy, was announced at ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – With warmer weather, a group of teens were playing with their toy water pellet guns in Walter’s Park. Unknowingly, fake guns that look too much like the real thing were banned in New Jersey under a law that seeks to prevent police from mistakenly shooting people carrying toy ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with locating Jessica Wright-Schober, 15,of East Brunswick, N.J and Allia Blackstone, 15, of East Brunswick, NJ Jessica Wright-Schober is described as a black female, 15 years old, 5'5", 115lbs, long ...

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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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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – Lopatcong Township Police responded to Rite Aid Pharmacy for a shoplifting suspect in progress on Sunday, May 1, 2022.   Upon arrival by the police, the suspect was seen leaving the store and walking to her car after concealing $173 worth of merchandise, according to a release ...

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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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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ -  The Fire & EMS Alerts of Hunterdon, Warren County have confirmed there is a traffic advisory in effect for Route 22 Eastbound at Route 57 in Lopatcong Township.    The bridge overpass was damaged in a traffic accident that was reported in a social media post at ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ- Three Phillipsburg Police Officers were sworn on Wednesday, March 30 according to a recent post on social media by the Phillipsburg Police Department. The new officers completed the Passaic County Police Academy and were sworn into to serve the Phillipsburg Community. Sworn in ...

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BELVIDERE, NJ - On Tuesday, March 22, 2022, Lopatcong Township Police responded to 612 Avenue A to simultaneously serve an order and assist a state agency. After being on scene for some time, officers eventually located 33 year-old John Tancredi, who was belligerent to state workers and became ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – The first of three protracted traffic shifts with single lanes in each direction at the Northampton Street Bridge (“the free bridge”) is scheduled to begin 9 a.m. Wednesday morning, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission announced today. The 9 a.m. start time marks ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ– The Lopatcong Township Police Department is seeking the public's assistance investigating a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 1645 hours on route 22 across from the key city diner. The actor's vehicle, pictured in this image from the police ...

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