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Former South Plainfield EMT Charged in Child Porn Investigation

February 24, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Zachary Motta, 22, of the Iselin section of Woodbridge Township, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and possession of child pornography.

According to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Director Robert Hubner of the Woodbridge Police Department, Motta was arrested today and charged with exchanging sexually explicit messages with a ...

South Plainfield Promotes Officer Shaun Clifford

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Borough Council on Monday promoted Police Detective Shaun Clifford to Sergeant, replacing Sergeant James Foran who retired last December.

Sergeant Shaun Clifford is a thirteen year veteran of the South Plainfield Police Department. After graduating from the Somerset County Police Academy, Clifford began his law enforcement career as a patrolman. Clifford was ...

South Plainfield Fire Department Extinguishes Pesky Garbage Fire

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Fire Department spent most of Monday evening and Tuesday morning battling a pesky three alarm garbage fire. According to South Plainfield Fire Chief Tom Scalera South Plainfield fire crews responded to a water alarm activation at Sakoutis Brothers located on Roosevelt Avenue just before 8:00pm. The location is a garbage transfer station.

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South Plainfield Fire Department Helps Douse Plainfield House Fire

PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Fire Department helped respond to a two-alarm blaze Saturday evening on Webster Place in Plainfield.

South Plainfield fire units sent Truck #7 into the action on the back (Charlie side) of the structure. South Plainfield as well as units from Scotch Plains moved to the third floor to check for fire extension. The fire was quickly brought under ...

Fugitive Wanted in Connection to Sky Zone Robbery Arrested and Charged

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield Police report that the man wanted in connection with a 2016 robbery at Sky Zone South Plainfield was located in Newark and arrested Feb. 15 by the U.S. Marshals Service.

According to police, back on Oct. 30, 2016, Jamie L. Horne, 40, of Florham Park, allegedly conspired with Monique Valentine, an employee at the Hadley Avenue Sky Zone, to ...

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