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Police & Fire

May 25, 2022

WARREN, NJ -- Warren Police have advised the following regarding the lockdown Wednesday at Watchung Hills: The police department is currently conducting an investigation into a reported threat at Watchung Hills Regional High School. The school is in lockdown and there is adequate police ...

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UPDATE, FOUND!! MISSING PERSON  The police are requesting the public's assistance in locating a Missing Person. Caren was last seen walking out of the JCC on Northfield Avenue in West Orange today (May 20) around 11 a.m. wearing a white shirt and purple pants (see the second photo). She ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — Following a motor vehicle crash Saturday night, Route 22 eastbound is backed up from the BJ’s circle. Avoid the area if possible.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with locating Jessica Wright-Schober, 15,of East Brunswick, N.J and Allia Blackstone, 15, of East Brunswick, NJ Jessica Wright-Schober is described as a black female, 15 years old, ...

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  WARREN, NJ — A Warren resident was scammed out of $1.5 million in a wire transfer fraud, police said in a release Thursday. An Old Forge Drive resident reported the wire-transfer fraud on Tuesday.    A day earlier, on Monday, a Stoningham Drive resident reported that someone tried to ...

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  WARREN, NJ — A crash on I-78 in Warren Township at approximately 6 am Tuesday morning has blocked the two left eastbound lanes between exits 33 and 40. First responders are now arriving on the scene. Witnesses say the crash involved multiple vehicles. Expect delays in both directions and on ...

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WARREN, NJ - I-78 is delayed eastbound on Monday morning. Police and Fire are on the scene between exit 36 and exit 40. Some rubber necking westbound. Local roads are experiencing heavy traffic. New Jersey State Police are on the scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident with injuries, NJSP ...

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  WARREN, NJ — A home burglary, a crash, and a power outage were reported in Warren last weekend according to Warren Police. At 8:24 pm on Saturday, a crash was reported near Kathy Lane at Mountain Avenue, not far from the Hillcrest Road light. The driver, Kenneth Militzner, 94, was traveling ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Borough police officer Vito Spadea slowed his bicycle and stopped along East Main Street mid-afternoon Monday to greet his wife, two daughters and other supporters as several hundred police officers from New Jersey towns passed through the borough on their way to Washington, DC ...

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  WARREN, NJ — A crash on Sunday morning has closed Mountain Avenue between Valley View and Alana Drive. At 10 am first responders are en route. Expect delays.  

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WARREN, NJ — It’s not just you. JCP&L has dispatched a crew to investigate a power outage on the Warren and Watchung border with a line reported down on Hillcrest Road. The restoration estimate is 12:30 am.     

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — Traffic is slow in the area of 7-11 on Route 22 east after a car ran into the front of the store. First responders are on the scene at 3:30 pm on Thursday afternoon.    No further information is known at this time.

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – A composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with an April 13 home invasion that led to the suspect groping a woman while she was taking a shower has led to several tips as to the identity of the suspect, according to Frank Roman, deputy chief of the Somerset County ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A 34-year-old resident of Maine, reported missing by his family on April 18, was found dead Thursday morning by a search team in the Sourland Mountain Preserve. Parker Veitch, a resident of Lovell, Me., was described by family as an avid hiker. Police followed up on a call ...

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WARREN, NJ - New Jersey American Water has provided the following update regarding the water main break in Warren east of the intersection of Mount Bethel Road and Mountain Boulevard: This is an urgent notification from New Jersey American Water. Our crews are making emergency repairs due to a ...

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  WARREN, NJ — Did you wake up Wednesday morning with no water? There’s a water main break in Warren affecting parts of Warren, Watchung and Green Brook. The break is just east of the intersection of Mount Bethel Road and Mountain Boulevard. Avoid the area.  No estimation yet as to ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – A woman taking a shower inside her Andria Avenue residence was groped by a naked man who entered the shower and grabbed her from behind before she was able to fight him off, according to Somerset County Acting Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart. The woman called police after the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Fire units responded to reports of a garage fire on Forest Avenue Saturday evening at approximately 9:03 p.m. Warren, Watchung, and Summit provided station coverage.  When Squad 2 arrived to the scene, the fire was "showing from a detached garage ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - A Severe Weather Alert from the National Weather Service has been issued for Central New Jersey through 6 p.m. Thursday as a cold front sweeps into the state from west to east, with small hail possible and gusting winds upwards of 60 mph. Scattered showers and thunderstorms ...

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  LONG HILL, NJ — Stirling Fire Department, Millington Fire Department, Berkeley Heights Fire Department, and Long Hill First Aid Squad all responded to Valley Mall Tuesday morning after a car was seen racing through the parking lot and striking a tree behind Home Goods around 10:30 am, ...

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WARREN, NJ -- The Rapid Relief Team from the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church in Warren honored the hard work and dedication of Warren Township’s First Responders on Saturday. Warren Township Police Department, Fire Department, Rescue Squad, Office of Emergency Management, CERT (Community ...

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WARREN, NJ --  Due to recent incidents of vehicle theft and burglary in Warren Township, as well as the rise in vehicle theft throughout the state, the Warren Township Police Department would like to remind you of some helpful tips to hopefully prevent you from becoming a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Rise Against Hate, a non-profit organization working to raise awareness about racism and civil rights, has filed a second lawsuit against Bridgewater Township and clerk Linda Doyle in her capacity as official records custodian for the township, alleging a violation of OPRA ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A GoFundMe campaign has been started for a Bridgewater family whose 11-year-old daughter was killed while riding her bike on Fulton Street Saturday evening. The Bastos family, in Bridgewater, is mourning the loss of Victoria, who was hit by a pick-up truck while riding her ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A female juvenile died early Saturday evening after being struck by a pickup truck in the intersection of Fulton Street and 3rd Street, according to a release from Bridgewater Township Police. According to police, officers responded Saturday at 6:08 p.m. to a report of a ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Law enforcement officers in Somerset and Hunterdon counties are working together with the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for the national U Drive, U Text, U Pay initiative, according to a release. The program will run from ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Police arrested two men after police said they fled in a stolen car, crashed into a police vehicle, and then tried to escape on foot on Interstate 287. Warren Township Chief of Police William E. Keane announced the arrests of Joseph Galgano age 35 Wyandanch, NY and Daniel ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A Scotch Plains police officer narrowly avoided serious injury early Wednesday morning when a speeding vehicle slammed into the back of her patrol car after the officer had pulled over to check on a car that was stopped on the side of Route 22 West. Officer Valerie Aguirre ...

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WARREN, NJ ---King George Road is closed due to a downed tree and power lines, police advised on Thursday afternoon. The road is closed between Washington Valley Road and Hunters Trail. 

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WARREN, NJ — The Warren Township Police Department will again be recognizing Autism Awareness Month for April 2022.  Throughout the month, officers will be wearing special edition patrol hats depicting the Warren Township Police Autism patch designed by Warren Police Ofc. Victoria Ciampa.  ...

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