Man Jumps from Moving NJ Transit Bus on Main Street in West Orange

February 22, 2017



e Township of West Orange confirmed that the pedestrian in question was not a pedestrian, but a man who jumped from the NJ Transit bus while it was still moving. 

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A passenger on an NJ Transit bus in the area of 80 Main Street in West Orange jumped from the moving vehicle on Wednesday morning, according to the Township of West ...

Nearly 30 Summonses Issued During Pedestrian Safety Detail in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — While conducting a two-hour Pedestrian Safety Detail in front of the Edison Museum on Main Street in West Orange on Thursday, the West Orange Police Department reported that 29 summonses were issued for Failure to Stop for Pedestrians in the crosswalk.

Almost half of the violators were township residents, according to police.

“We would like to remind all ...

West Orange Police Search for Missing Dementia Patient

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange police reported a missing person Saturday morning, according to the Breaking News Network (BNN), which monitors emergency radio activity.

In the area of 25 Park Avenue, the police department was searching for a 6-foot-2-inch black male dementia patient. According to BNN, the man’s direction was unknown.

Walmart Grant Means New Computers for West Orange Police

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department’s purchase of new computers has been made possible thanks to the Walmart Foundation, which recently presented the department with a $2500 grant.

The department plans to purchase two new desktop computers to place in the West Orange Police Community Service Unit for use by children in the community.

12 Fire Departments Provide Mutual Aid for Major Fire in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - A major fire erupted early Saturday morning at the Avalon apartment complex located at 200 Boyden Ave. in Maplewood. Overnight, approximately 130 firefighters responded to the scene, with fire companies from Livingston, West Orange, Fairfield, South Orange, Millburn, Montclair, Bloomfield, Union, Jersey City, East Orange, Nutley and ...

JCC MetroWest One of 17 Nationwide to Receive Bomb Threats Tuesday

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Despite the police and sheriff departments declaring the building clear and allowing re-entry, the Jewish Community Center (JCC) MetroWest in West Orange was one of at least 17 JCCs nationwide to receive bomb threats on Tuesday, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA).

Some of these threats of violence were made with live calls, ...

Police on Scene of Reported Bomb Threat at JCC MetroWest in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Police are currently on scene of a reported bomb threat at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) MetroWest at 760 Northfield Avenue, according to the Breaking News Network (BNN), which monitors emergency radio activity.

More information will be provided as it becomes available. 

Subject Barricaded in Area of Main Street and Alden; Caution is Advised

UPDATE: BNN advising suspect is barricaded in a house on Babcock Place

WEST ORANGE, NJ —The West Orange Police Department reported a likely armed subject was barricaded in the area of Main Street and Alden Street Sunday night, according to the Breaking News Network (BNN).

The service, which monitors emergency radio activity, reported at approximately 10 p.m. that the barricaded ...

Bloomfield Man Arrested on Outstanding West Orange Warrant Following Car Crash

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Following a record check of a man involved in a one-car motor vehicle crash in the “S”-turn section of Eagle Rock Avenue on Jan. 18, Marc Laluz, 23, of Bloomfield was arrested on an outstanding West Orange warrant and charged with careless driving, driving while suspended.

Laluz was taken into custody and transported to headquarters without incident. At ...

West Orange Police Respond to Reports of Stolen Vehicle and Theft from Motor Vehicles

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Sometime overnight on Tuesday, police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle that was parked outside 50 Columbia Street in West Orange at midnight and missing approximately 50 minutes later.

According to the owner of the vehicle, a black 2000 Ford 250, the vehicle was locked and he was in possession of the only key.  

Between the hours of 4:50 a.m. on ...

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