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Lost Dog in Fairfield: Lexie is Still Missing

December 12, 2017

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Lexi, a 15-year-old, four-or five-pound dog has been missing since July 29. She needs medicine and was last seen on Philip Drive in Fairfield.

There is a reward being offered, as her owners are "wishing Lexie comes home for Christmas."

Contact Rosa at 862-221-8725 or the Fairfield police at 973-227-1400 with any information.

Car Fire Occurs Inside Caldwell Mercedes

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Cleaning personnel in the shop area of the Caldwell Mercedes located at 1230 Bloomfield Avenue reported the beginnings of a fire in the area at approximately 10:10 p.m. on Saturday.

According to the Fairfield Police Department, the reporting person(s) were in a different part of the building when they observed smoke and flames in the shop area. Officer Christopher ...

Police Advise Residents to Be Alert After Vehicle Strikes Deer in West Caldwell

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — A car struck a deer in the area of 147 Clinton Road at approximately 2 a.m. on Monday, causing minor damage to the car but no injury to the driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, according to West Caldwell police.

“Please use caution when driving, especially during the early morning hours, as it is deer season and they are on the move during that ...

Fairfield Police Issue Arrest Warrant for Local Homeless Man

FAIRFIELD, NJ — The Fairfield Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the whereabouts of Devonte Young (23), who has a warrant for his arrest after making a terroristic threat against another citizen on Thursday.

According to police, Young is the individual known by many residents as the homeless man with a dog that stands near the intersection of Route 46 ...

Roseland Police Department to Host Toy and Coat Drive Through Dec. 13

ROSELAND, NJ — From now through Dec. 13, the Roseland Police Department is hosting a coat and toy drive in partnership with Toys for Tots and the Jersey Cares Coat Drive to help bring toys and coats to those in need. 

Those interested in helping the department bring holiday cheer to a less fortunate child and warmth to a person in need should drop off new or gently used coats ...

Fairfield Resident Honored for Life-Saving Actions in Recent Motorcycle Accident

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Fairfield Township Police Chief Anthony Manna presented resident Jeffrey Millelot with a commemorative plaque from the Fairfield Police Department (FPD) for his quick thinking and help in saving the life of a motorcycle accident victim who was pinned under a car last week.

At the Fairfield mayor and council meeting on Monday, Millelot, an employee of Fairfield ...

Fairfield Police Department Welcomes Four New Officers and Dispatcher

FAIRFIELD, NJ — The Fairfield Township Council and the Fairfield Police Department (FPD) welcomed four new officers and a new dispatcher during a swearing-in ceremony held at Monday’s council meeting.

Fairfield Township Police Chief Anthony Manna said that Fairfield always hires “great quality people” and that he happily welcomes all of the new members to the FPD ...

Heroin Suspect Resists Arrest in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, NJ — A 30-year-old Long Valley man was recently arrested by Fairfield police for resisting arrest, possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to police, Fairfield Officer Jeffrey Dean was on patrol on Route 80 West when he observed a vehicle that was failing to maintain a lane and exited onto Hook Mountain Road in Montville, where a traffic stop ...

Caldwell Police Department to Host Coffee With A Cop

CALDWELL, NJ — The Caldwell Police Department invites the public to its Coffee With A Cop on Wednesday, Dec. 6, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Caldwell Community Center.

Neighbors and members of the Caldwell Police Department are encouraged to come together for coffee and conversation. There will be no agenda or speeches at this event—just a chance to ask questions, voice ...

Con Man Sought by Fairfield Authorities

FAIRFIELD, NJ — The Fairfield Police Department is seeking a man wanted in connection with theft by deception that took place at the Dunkin Donuts on Passaic Avenue on Nov. 8.

According to police, Michael Carrion, 50, whose last known address was in New York City, entered the Dunkin Donuts at approximately 5:30 p.m. posing as an employee for a fire equipment company. Police ...

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