Two Arrested in Fairfield for Possession of Controlled Dangerous Substances

October 15, 2017

FAIRFIELD, NJ — A 35-year-old man from Philadelphia and a 19-year-old Parsippany woman were both recently arrested by Fairfield police last week for possession of controlled dangerous substances.

A retired Fairfield police officer who was travelling on Route 80 West on Oct. 8 contacted the police department reporting that a tractor-trailer was driving erratically and was about ...

Fairfield Police Department Participates in “Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day”

FAIRFIELD, NJ — In support of a nation-wide effort to increase awareness about safe driving behaviors and keep the state’s roadways fatality free for one day, the Fairfield Police Department’s Special Enforcement Unit intensified its enforcement efforts toward aggressive and reckless driving even more so than usual on Tuesday.

Known as “Put the Brakes on Fatalities ...

Seven Local Fire Departments Assist in Fairfield Vehicle Fire at Law Drive

FAIRFIELD, NJ — The Fairfield Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire and quickly knocked it down at 26 Law Drive on Friday. West Caldwell, North Caldwell, Caldwell, Pine Brook, Wayne, Cedar Grove, and Lincoln Park Fire Departments as well as the West Essex First Aid Squad provided mutual aid to the scene.

Fairfield police were initially contacted regarding a fire alarm ...

Fairfield Police Department Participates in National “Coffee with a Cop" Day

FAIRFIELD, NJ — More than 200 cups of coffee were given out at the Fairfield Police Department’s “Coffee With a Cop” event held on Wednesday in conjunction with the Fairfield Municipal Alliance Committee and Manhattan Bagel.

Several Fairfield police officers were on hand at Manhattan Bagel greeting patrons as they came in and buying them a free cup of coffee as a way to ...

Fairfield Police Arrest Out-of-State Pair for Marijuana Possession

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Two men from out of state were recently arrested in Fairfield for possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana after being pulled over for making an illegal right turn on red at the intersection of Little Fall Road and Passaic Avenue.

According to police, Sgt. John McGrory conducted the stop and identified the driver as a 21-year-old man from Warren, OH. His ...

Fairfield Police Defeat Fire Department in Second Annual Battle of the Badges

FAIRFIELD, NJ — The Fairfield Police Department toppled the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department with a score of 14-9 in the second annual Battle of the Badges charity softball game on Saturday.

The two departments battled it out at the Fairfield Recreation softball field in a charity event for the autistic son of former police officer, Corporal Dave Kane.

The money raised will be used ...

Fairfield Police to Participate in National Coffee with a Cop Day

FAIRFIELD, NJ – The public is invited to join members of the Fairfield Police Department at Manhattan Bagel from 8 a.m. to 11 a .m. on Wednesday for National “Coffee with a Cop” Day.

Coffee With a Cop, with no agenda or speeches, is intended as an informal way to meet local the local police officers and discuss community issues, build relationships, ask questions, voice ...

Man Arrested in North Caldwell for Criminal Mischief and Other Charges

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — After responding to a report of a verbal altercation on Windridge Drive in North Caldwell on Saturday, the North Caldwell Police Department arrested Darwin Garcia-Rincon of Newark on charges that included of Obstructing the Administration of Law and two counts of Criminal Mischief.

According to police, a caller reported that she wanted an intoxicated party ...

Fairfield to Install Three-Way Stop Signs at Four Township Intersections

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Drivers traveling Big Piece Road in Fairfield will soon notice three-way stop signs at four designated intersections.

The Fairfield Township mayor and council passed an ordinance on Monday night amending the township code entitled “Multi-Way Stops.”

There will be a stop sign on each end of Big Piece Road where it meets Sylvan and a stop sign on Sylvan Road ...

Caldwell Residents Pose Concerns About Essex Fells Elementary Traffic

CALDWELL, NJ — A multi-faceted traffic issue in the area of Essex Fells Elementary School was brought to the attention of the Caldwell Borough Council last week when a resident of Park Lane brought a petition signed by 18 neighborhood residents requesting that the mayor and council look into a solution.

According to the Caldwell resident, parents of students are lining up on Essex ...

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