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Fairfield Police Investigate Attempted Burglary to Residence

January 14, 2017

FAIRFIELD, NJ — The Fairfield Police Department continues to actively investigate an attempted burglary that occurred at a Horseneck Road residence last week.

Between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., police said some unknown actor(s) broke glass panes on both the front and rear doors in an attempt to gain entry.

Anyone with any information about this incident is encouraged ...

West Essex Area Police Blotter: Three Fires, Domestic Violence Incident & More in January

WEST ESSEX REGION, NJ — Thursday was a busy day in the West Essex area, with West and North Caldwell Fire Departments and the West Essex First Aid Squad being called to assist in a Fairfield garage fire at approximately 2 a.m. as well as an attic fire in Caldwell later that afternoon.

According to the Breaking News Network (BNN), which monitors emergency radio activity, the two ...

Montclair Woman Strikes Fairfield Police Vehicle While Intoxicated

FAIRFIELD, NJ — A 24-year-old Montclair woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Saturday after police said she struck Fairfield Officer Frank Tracey’s police vehicle with her 2016 Ford.

Desiree Christian was identified as the loan occupant and operator of the Ford that struck Tracey’s vehicle as he was slowing to a stop at the red traffic signal at the ...

Man Arrested on Active Warrants out of West Orange and Caldwell

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A recent record check on Richard Gonzalez, 30, revealed active warrants out of West Orange and Caldwell for disorderly conduct and possession of marijuana, respectively.

Gonzalez responded to headquarters to participate in the Operation HOPE Program, which requires a record check on all participants.

Operation HOPE (the Heroin-Opiate Prevention Effort) is a ...

Man Asleep Behind Wheel in Fairfield Arrested for DUI

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Motor vehicle stops conducted in Fairfield on Friday and Monday led to the arrests of Cesar Fajarado, 39, of Clifton, for driving under the influence, and Andres Villalona, 29, of Paterson for possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana.

Cesar Fajardo’s vehicle was observed in the right lane of Route 46 West near Houlihans at approximately 2:28 a.m. on ...

Caldwell and North Caldwell Fire Departments Assist in Cedar Grove Fire

CEDAR GROVE,NJ - Cedar Grove Fire Department, assisted by the Verona, Montclair, Caldwell and North Caldwell Fire Departments, responded to a house fire on Woodmere Road at approximately 11 a.m. Thursday.  

According to officials, no one was injured, but the house did sustain significant damage with part of the first floor collapsing. PSE&G was called to the scene to cut the ...

Stolen Car Located in Fairfield; Bridgewater Man Arrested

FAIRFIELD, NJ — A vehicle had been reported stolen to the New Brunswick Police Department on Dec. 20 was recovered in Fairfield three days later when Irvin Cook, 28, of Bridgewater, was observed failing to maintain his lane.

Officer Frank Tracey conducted a motor vehicle check on the car’s license plate at approximately 2:23 a.m. and discovered that the 2015 red Misubishi was ...

Fairfield Police Find More Than Engine Under Vehicle’s Hood

FAIRFIELD, NJ — During an investigation following the arrest of Najee Boucher, 26, of Paterson for active warrants out of Paterson and South Hackensack, Fairfield Police discovered a plastic bag containing 30 glassine folds with suspected heroin under the hood of his BMW.

Police conducted a traffic stop at Fairfield Road on Friday at approximately 11:17 a.m. when Officer Jeffrey Dean ...

Five Arrested on Drug Offenses in Fairfield; One Discovered with Outstanding North Caldwell Warrant

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Fairfield Police announced the arrests of Carlos Zarzuela, 23, Aalok Sheth, 22, and Kartik Magnani, 22, all of Secaucus and Ravi Sheth, 26, of Saddle Brook for various drug offenses on Thursday.

Earlier in the week, a Greenwood Lake woman was also arrested for suspected heroin possession and an active warrant out of North Caldwell Municipal Court.

According to police, ...

North Caldwell Police Arrest Three in Face of Armed Burglary to Residence

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Faced with three suspects and a handgun in the middle of the night, North Caldwell Officers Krueser and Herbert's quick actions on Dec. 23 led to the arrest of three individuals.

Milton Brown, 22, of Belleville; Devine Crute, 22, of Newark; and Stephanie Odige, 23, of East Orange were identified as the suspects who burglarized a home on Windridge Drive while the ...

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