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Cedar Grove Police Seize Illegal Steroids, Arrest Made

January 17, 2019

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - A Pompton Lakes man was arrested after trying to pick up anabolic steroids that were shipped to the UPS store on Pompton Avenue in Cedar Grove.

Robert Dakake, 46, was arrested by Cedar Grove police on Wednesday when he tried to pick up the steroids from the store.  He was charged with possession and possession with intent to distribute a Class III controlled ...

Cedar Grove Police Use CPR/AED to Save Man's Life

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove police performed CPR and successfully resuscitated him Jan. 2 at a home on Bowden Avenue. 

Police responded to the residence at around 8 a.m. on a report that a man was unresponsive.  Upon arrival, police found the man slumped over not breathing and in cardiac arrest. Officers immediately initiated CPR, and AED protocols. A LUCAS Chest Compression ...

Verona Seeks School Crossing Guards

VERONA, NJ -School Traffic Guards (Crossing Guards) play an important role in the lives of children who walk or bike to school. Responsibilities include aiding children in safely crossing the street, and through their example, crossing guards help children develop the skills necessary to cross streets safely. In addition, crossing guards
serve as a visual alert to drivers about the presence of ...

West Orange Man Faces Charges Following Pedestrian Incident in Cedar Grove

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A 70-year-old West Orange man, identified by Cedar Grove police as Leonard Slater, faces charges of driving while suspended, driving without a license (due to its suspension), driving an unregistered/uninsured motor vehicle and failure to exhibit proof of insurance after striking a 49-year-old pedestrian as she attempted to cross a Cedar Grove highway last ...

Verona Police Promote Two Officers

VERONA, NJ - The Verona Police Department announced the promotion Robert Juliano to Sergeant and Daniel Greco to Lieutenant on Monday.  

Lt. Greco earned his bachelors degree from Montclair State University and is an 18-year veteran of the Verona police force.  During his tenure, he has worked all shifts and served in the Detective Bureau assigned as the Juvenile Officer and ...

Pedestrian Struck in Cedar Grove, Driver Had Suspended License

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - A pedestrian was struck on Rt. 23 by the Pilgrim Diner in Cedar Grove at around 6 p.m. on Wednesday according to police reports.  The driver had a suspended license.

Officers responded to the area at around 6:13 p.m.  Upon arrival the officers found the 49-year old woman had been struck by a south-bound ...

No Arrests Made for DWI During Checkpoint in Cedar Grove

CEDAR GROVE, NJ  — Cedar Grove Police held a driving while intoxicated (DWI) sobriety checkpoint on Dec. 21 funded by grants from the NJ Division of Highway Traffic Safety.  

The checkpoint was in front of 525 Rt. 23 between 9:15 p.m. and 3 a.m.  During the approximately six hour detail Cedar Grove Officers made contact with 1,450 drivers that came through the ...

Police Pursuit Ends in DWI Arrest in Verona on Christmas Eve

VERONA, NJ - Verona police arrested a Livingston man on Monday after a brief pursuit and charged him with suspicion of driving while intoxicted.  

Guipps Laguerre, 38, was taken into custody after a pursuit on Bloomfield Avenue which ended in Montclair when his vehicle struck a curb and became disabled. According to police reports, Officer Joseph Pami was monitoring the Statewide Police ...

Bah Humbug: Man Arrested for Stealing a Christmas Ornament in Cedar Grove

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - A Bloomfield man was arrested early Wednesday morning for stealing a Christmas ornament off of a tree in Cedar Grove.

Ptl. Christopher Lynch responded to Club way at around 1:50 a.m. on a report of a suspicious vehicle. According to police reports, the vehicle was located and an investigation revealed that one of the occupants had stolen a Christmas ornament ...

Cedar Grove Police to Have DWI Checkpoints Next Week

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove police will set up checkpoints to screen drivers for intoxication on Dec. 21.  The checkpoints will be on Rt. 23 and Ridge Road between the hours of 8 p.m. and 4 a.m.  

According to CGPD's press release, last year, 20% of all motor vehicle fatalities in New Jersey were alcohol-related. Nationally, more than 10,000 people die each year ...


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