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Freeholders Honor Elizabeth Police Officers Who Rescued Boy Struck By Train

July 22, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ - Two city police officers who rescued a 13-year-old boy struck by a freight train were honored Thursday night by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Elizabeth Police Officers Eric Santiago Gora and Luciano Nicolas Porto responded to Franklin Street on May 11 to find the boy going into shock with an amputated leg.

“We have to also acknowledge that there are ...

Union County Sheriff's Office Earns Accreditation for 3rd Consecutive Time

ELIZABETH, NJ - Two Union County Sheriff’s officers were doing an eviction yesterday in Union Township, when they saw the house’s gas meter "spinning like a top" and candles left lit in the home, said Union County Sheriff Joseph Cyran.

“They do what they need to do, what we trained them to do, making sure emergency personnel responds quickly,” Cryan ...

Motorcycle Driver Wanted for Eluding Police in Roselle Park and Elizabeth

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park Police are looking for help to identify the driver of a motor cycle that eluded them and put numerous drivers at risk. 

According to police, at approximately 12:15 pm on Tuesday, July 18, officers attempted to pull the driver over due to the motorcycle not having a visible registration (license plate). Police say, the driver ignored the marked patrol ...

Union Man Sentenced to Three Years for Racially Charged Threats Against Neighbors

UNION COUNTY, NJ – A Township of Union man has been sentenced to three years in state prison for making racially charged threats of physical and sexual violence against a pair of neighbors earlier this year, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Friday.

Glenn Miller, 59, of Kimberly Road had previously pleaded guilty to a charge of second-degree bias intimidation.

As ...

Gun Buy Back Program to be Held in 3 NJ Cities July 28-29

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A two-day gun buy back event will take place in three New Jersey cities on July 28 and 29 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm as a part of the New Jersey Statewide Gun Amnesty Program.

The three events will take place in:

Camden, at the Antioch Baptist Church at 700 Ferry Avenue
Newark, at the Greater Abyssinian Baptist Church, 88 Lyons Avenue
Trenton, at the Friendship Baptist ...

Roselle Man Charged in Multi-Vehicle Crash That Killed 2, Police Say

QUEENS, NY - A 33-year-old Roselle man was arrested and charged in connection with a crash on the Grand Central Parkway yesterday that killed two passengers who were in the car with him, NYPD police today. 

Andrew Shakespeare, of Roselle, was driving with four passengers in his SUV at about 6:30 a.m. yesterday when his vehicle caused a chain reaction with three other cars on the ...

Three Teens Charged in Thursday's Home Invasion-Robbery on Farley Ave. in Fanwood

FANWOOD, NJ -- Three teenagers have been charged today in connection with home invasion robbery on Farley Avenue on Thursday evening, according to Fanwood Police Chief Richard Trigo. 

The suspects are Autumn Mitchell, 19, of Piscataway; Rajuhn Muhammad, 19, of Plainfield; and a juvenile resident of Plainfield. Mitchell has been charged with first degree ...

UPDATED: Missing Child Located

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Updated! Child has been located. 

Alert: Missing Child: Curtis Smith, 9, Male, Black, 4' 7", 75lbs Last seen: 905 S 2nd St, Plainfield, NJ, 7:20pm, 7/16/17

The Plainfield Police Division seeks your help in locating a missing child:

Curtis Smith: 9 years old (11/15/07), male, black, 4'7", 75lbs, short black hair, brown eyes, blue framed eye glasses ...

Newark Police Arrest Man Who Stole Car With 2-Year Old Child Inside After Union Mother Leaves Car Running

NEWARK, NJ – A man who police say stole a vehicle owned by a Union resident which was left unattended and running with a two-year old sleeping inside has been arrested. 

According to Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose, police arrested Sanders Martin Gomes, 40, for stealing the vehicle on Monday, July 10.

According to Newark police, at approximately 2:27 p.m., ...

Fighter Jet and Coast Guard Helicopter Respond to Somerset Hills Airspace Heard Over Warren

BEDMINSTER NJ - An errant aircraft over Bedminster drew a military response, according to law enforcement reports.

A single engine Cessna entered restricted airspace over the Trump National Golf Course, triggering a response from a fighter jet and a Coast Guard helicopter on Saturday.  The pilot of the aircraft allegedly failed to acknowledge commands to indentify themselves and to ...

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Bergen County Man Pleads Guilty in 2015 Fatal Drunk-Driving Incident at Elizabeth Marine Terminal

July 21, 2017

A Bergen County man has admitted to being responsible for the drunk-driving incident that caused the death of a female coworker at an Elizabeth marine terminal a little less than two years ago, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Thursday.

Appearing before state Superior Court Judge Robert Kirsch, Victor M. Belo, 50, of North Arlington pleaded guilty to a single count of ...