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Police & Fire

September 12, 2021

UNION COUNTY, NJ — A 26-year-old Plainfield man has been arrested and charged with the fatal shooting of a delivery driver subcontracted by Amazon that took place on the 200 block of Garfield Avenue in Plainfield on Wednesday. Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel and Plainfield Police ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Ghost guns may be legal federally, but they’re still a law enforcement priority for Acting New Jersey Attorney General Andrew Bruck and his counterpart in Pennsylvania, Attorney General Josh Shapiro. The two announced charges against three men who trafficked 20 of these untraceable ...

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SEA BRIGHT, NJ — The New Jersey State Police Homicide South Unit and Missing Person’s Unit are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying a deceased male in Monmouth County. The deceased man has a unique tattoo that can aid in identifying him.  On Sunday, August 29, at approximately 11:29 ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Police Department has just confirmed a video showing the house explosion at 401 River Road that occurred early Thursday morning. Detective Sergeant Shawn Ganley confirmed the authenticity of the video, noting, "We are very fortunate no one was seriously injured because of ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Amidst historic flooding throughout New Jersey and the tri-state area in the aftermath of Hurrican Ida, first responders in Rahway had a busy night assisting residents and responding to a number of emergencies and life-threatening situations. Detective Sergeant Shawn Ganley of the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — At around 5:44 a.m. Thursday morning an explosion occurred at a residence at 401 River Road. It destroyed the home and caused damage to four other houses in the immediate surrounding area. The residents of the home had previously evacuated the residence just under five hours before ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — TAPinto Rahway just spoke with Sergeant Shawn Ganley, with the Rahway Police Department. He's sending us the latest information on last night's house explosion on River Road momentarily. Please stay tuned. [Follow TAPinto Rahway on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TAPintoRahway/ ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ — The hurricane is just beginning. Brace for flash flooding, power outages and torrential downpours. The tropical storm was upgraded to a hurricane Saturday morning. Hurricane Henry is expected to touch Long Island and Connecticut, with Rahway and Union County catching its extended ...

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NEW JERSEY — In an effort to increase transparency in law enforcement, former New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal requested in June that all law enforcement agencies report officers who committed disciplinary violations. The first report was released on Tuesday and covered the period of ...

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CLARK, NJ — There was a rush on Target Monday morning, but unlike Black Friday, people were heading out of the store instead of in. According to Clark officials, alarms began ringing just before 6:30 a.m. due to elevated carbon monoxide readings in the store.  Clark Fire Chief Frank Cerasa said ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Union County Prosecutor’s Office are asking for public assistance in identifying a body found in Elizabeth on June 11, 2020.  According to a press release from June 13, 2020, the deceased was found along railroad tracks off of the ...

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NEW JERSEY — While Memorial Day—the day the nation sets aside to remember and mourn those who died in service to our country as a member of the United States Armed Forces—is yet upon us, there is another Memorial Day that takes place in New Jersey that is just a bit less well known. This is the ...

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RAHWAY and TRENTON, NJ — "No seatbelt? No excuses,” according to New Jersey state officials who are ramping up seat belt checks beginning May 24 through June 6.  That means any motor vehicle passenger caught without a seatbelt starting Monday will be issued a citation by local, county and state ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Police Department announced today that the body of Brian Gooney, 55, has been found, nearly a month after his disappearance on March 9. Detective Anthony Tilton positively identified a body discovered along the banks of the Rahway River near Essex Street as ...

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CLARK, NJ — The eastbound lane of Westfield Avenue in the vicinity of Benjamin Street is closed Tuesday, March 23, for utility work, according to town officials.  Police are on the scene, and detours are posted. The westbound lane headed toward Raritan Road remains open.    

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LINDEN and RAHWAY, NJ — Over 100 Linden Public School administrators, employees, and staff, along with community members, friends, and family, gathered yesterday at 3 pm on Tiger Stadium at Cooper Field in Linden to support one another and raise awareness about missing Rahway resident and Linden ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — It has been nine days now since Brian Gooney, a Rahway resident and Linden Public Schools employee, went missing, last seen on a video camera leaving his apartment in Rahway at about 9 pm on Tuesday, March 9.  Gooney, 55, a paraprofessional in Linden's Soehl Middle School, was last ...

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LINDEN, NJ — An Elizabeth woman was killed and three others injured, including a Rahway resident, in a two-car crash in Linden early Sunday morning. According to authorities, the crash happened at approximately 3:35 a.m. when police units responded to N. Park Avenue on reports of a serious motor ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — A Rahway resident employed by the Linden Public Schools has been reported missing. The Rahway Police Department is asking for the public's assistance to find him. Brian Gooney, a paraprofessional at Soehl Middle School and resident of Rahway, hasn't been seen since Tuesday, March 9, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A Union Township man is currently being sought by police after being charged with fatally shooting a Newark woman, Acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay Ruotolo announced on Monday.  Jamar I. Webber, 20, is charged with first-degree murder and two related weapons offenses in ...

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(Surveillance footage of suspects in Gaines homicide case; courtesy of Union County Prosecutor's Office.)   RAHWAY, NJ--A February 26th press release from the Union County Prosecutor's Office requests the public's assistance in providing information related to the unsolved 2016 fatal ...

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CLARK, NJ--Parts of Madison Hill Road remain closed on Wednesday morning after a dump truck flipped shortly after 6:00 a.m., according to Fire Chief Frank Cerasa. The truck's load was strewn across the roadway, leading Clark Police to close the road to traffic while clean up took place.  Cerasa ...

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