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Police & Fire

September 30, 2022

RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Police Department has issued an advisory to avoid St. Georges Ave. due to expected traffic delays on Saturday, October 1. A funeral procession proceeding south on St. Georges Ave. from Millers Ln. to W. Inman Ave. and into Colonia is expected to cause significant traffic ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Police Department non-emergency phone line is back up and running. On Friday, September 30, around 11 a.m., the Rahway Police Department announced that its non-emergency phone line was not working properly. The announcement stated: "The Rahway Police Department is ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Amid an outpouring of sentiment from people in Roxbury and beyond, members of the Roxbury Fire Department are mourning the death of former Roxbury Fire Chief Jeff Poissant. The Succasunna resident died Saturday after a long battle with cancer attributed by the fire department to ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A fire that started in the front end of a food service truck in Westfield caused heat damage to a vehicle parked in front of it Monday morning, according to the fire chief. The department was dispatched to the fire on Charles Street by Clark Street at 7:02 a.m., where ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The 26th Annual Rolling Thunder New Jersey Chapter 2 Ride for Freedom is taking place on Sunday, September 18. The police-escorted motorcycle ride starts at Warinanco Park in Roselle, departing at 11:30 a.m., heading to its final destination in Holmdel, the New Jersey Vietnam ...

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SUMMIT, NJ — A motor vehicle crash with a pedestrian on Summit Avenue, between Morris Avenue and Walnut Street, this morning has seriously injured a Summit resident, according to the Summit Police Department. The Summit Police responded the scene at 10 a.m. today. There, they found an ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — A 41-year-old Bayonne man faces charges after authorities found weapons, several rounds of ammunition, multiple AK-47 rifle components, an AK-47 rifle, a disassembled AR-15 and narcotic laboratory inside his Avenue A home. According to Bayonne Police Capt. Eric Amato, the charges ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ — The Hawthorne Police Department released the names of the victims of the tragic Labor Day crash on Route 208. The driver of a 2004 Toyota Camry, Carmen Traverso, 78, of Dover, did not survive a crash which took place between the highway exits of Grandview Avenue and Goffle ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The family of Carl Dorsey III, a South Orange resident who was fatally shot by a Newark Police Department detective, is still seeking answers from authorities around the shooting incident more than a year after his death. Without even as much of an update from the Attorney General’s ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Authorities have identified the married couple who died tragically at their home in Fords on Wednesday after a husband apparently shot his wife then turned a handgun on himself. Police found the body of Lynn N. Jasper, 69, on the front lawn of her home at 21 Soren Street at 4:40 ...

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WAYNE, NJ – A high speed chase in and around Wayne ended when the suspect vehicle “intentionally rammed” a Wayne Police car and struck several other vehicles. As soon as the car came to a stop, all the doors flew open and five suspects took off running. The following is based on a statement ...

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UNION, NJ – Union firefighters and police officers were at the scene of a multi-car and bicycle accident involving a utility pole at the intersection of Chestnut Street and Fairway Drive in Union since 11:50 a.m. this past Tuesday. Union Fire Chief Greg Ricciardi said upon arrival at the scene ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Police Department has released the name of the victim in a fatal hit-and-run auto-pedestrian crash that occurred early Monday morning. The pedestrian victim, Jose Bonilla, was 63 three years old and a resident of Rahway. The accident occurred Monday, August 29, at ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Nine-year-old Gabriel Rodriguez was playing in a trash-strewn East Camden lot when he fell and sliced open his knee on the glass of a discarded big-box television. Seven stitches closed the wound. Thirty years later and still scarred, Gabriel is now Camden County Police Chief ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A black bear was seen in Westfield Saturday night following an earlier sighting at a nearby country club. A bear was reported in the woods at the dead end of Drake Place, Westfield police said in a Nixle alert at 5:51 p.m. Nearly an hour later, a resident sent TAPinto Westfield ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Police Department is investigating a fatal hit-and-run auto-pedestrian crash that occurred early Monday morning. On Monday, August 29, at approximately 2:59 a.m., a vehicle struck a pedestrian at the intersection of St. Georges Avenue and W. Inman Avenue. After the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Due to an accident investigation, St. Georges Ave was closed earlier this morning from West Inman Avenue to Orchard Street, The Rahway Police Department reported that the road has been reopened as of 10:30 a.m. [Don’t miss any TAPinto Rahway news. Go to tapinto.net/enews to sign ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Due to an accident investigation, St. Georges Ave will be closed from West Inman Avenue to Orchard Street, the Rahway Police Department reports.  It is unknown at this time how long the roadway will be closed. Please plan an alternate route of travel. [Don’t miss any TAPinto ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A three-alarm fire that tore through a home in the First Ward Thursday afternoon left a total of five first responders injured and displaced the family, the fire chief said. Four of the first responders were transported to a hospital and a fifth was treated on the scene of the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé announced that Ramunas Katkus, of Summit, has been arrested for the murder of Angelika K. Miles, 28, of Summit. Katkus is being charged with murder, possession of a weapon for ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé announced that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the death of Angelika K. Miles, 28, of Summit. On Friday, August 26, at 3:45 a.m., ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It took crews from multiple towns about an hour to knock down a house fire across the street from Franklin Elementary School Thursday afternoon, the fire chief said. Crews searching the home found nobody inside the residence at 745 Prospect St., fire Chief Michael Duelks said.

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WESTFIELD, NJ — An intruder broke into a home early Friday morning, pointed a flashlight at a woman who had been sleeping on a couch then left when she called 911, police said. The suspect departed through the front door, following the break-in at 3:26 a.m. on the 100 block of Livingston Street, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ — The Sunoco service station, located on Morris Turnpike in Summit, was robbed at gunpoint on August 21 at approximately 6 p.m., the City of Summit Police Department reported. According to law enforcement, two male suspects wearing hoodies and face masks -- driving a black, four-door ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ — Two teenagers were killed in an automobile accident in Little Falls Friday night. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Deputy Chief Brian Prall of the Little Falls Police Department officers of the Little Falls Police Department responded to a call ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Police Department announced this morning that Whittier Street will be closed from Lower Alden Drive to Raleigh Road until approximately 3:30 p.m. due to roadwork. Travelers are advised to plan an alternate route. [Don’t miss any TAPinto Rahway news. Go ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Police are searching for a man in connection to a shooting that occurred at Joyce Kilmer Park. A 24-year-old New Brunswick man is in stable condition after he was treated at a local hospital for a gunshot wound to his abdomen, according to a statement from the New Brunswick ...

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UNION, NJ — After a woman fell from a minivan as it traveled on the Garden State Parkway Saturday morning, the van then crossed several lanes before crashing into the median and shutting down the Parkway for some time. The accident, at mile marker 140.7 south, occurred at approximately 9:30 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Authorities are working to identify a man whose body was recovered from the Raritan River on Monday, Aug. 8. The body was recovered near the Albany Street Bridge at about 3 p.m., according to New Brunswick Police Deputy Director J.T. Miller. Miller said members of the New ...

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SUMMIT, NJ — A 35-year-old Summit man found unresponsive and lying on a bench outside the Summit train station has died, the City has announced. The Summit Police Department responded to a report of an unconscious man at a bus stop outside the Summit train station at approximately 2:50 a.m.

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