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

January 13, 2017

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 ...

West Orange Police Respond to Carjacking in Progress

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A blue 1999 BMW 323 was in the process of being stolen near the intersection of Chestnut Street and Watson Avenue when West Orange police received notice of the incident.

According to police, the vehicle in question was last seen traveling north on Whittlesey Avenue toward Montclair when police responded and located a blue BMW abandoned in front of 128 High St. in ...

Police Blotter: Police Arrest Unlicensed Driver, Whole Foods Employee & More

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Over the holidays, West Orange police responded to numerous calls throughout town, including ones that led to the arrests of one juvenile, one local business employee and a man in possession of an unlawful firearm. 

Unlicensed Driver Causes and Leaves the Scene of Two Crashes:

A motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Harrison and Virginia Avenues was ...

West Orange Police Arrest Ten on Outstanding Warrants in December

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange police arrested and charged the following defendants on outstanding warrants during the month of December:

1. Rahjon Cox was involved in a motor vehicle stop for using a cell phone in a moving vehicle in the area of 46 Mount Pleasant Avenue, according to police. A record check of Cox confirmed that he had a suspended driver’s license as well as an ...

Letters from the Leaders: A Message from the West Orange Fire Department

Dear Community,

In 2016, the West Orange Fire Department continued its proud tradition of answering all fire and medical emergencies in West Orange and assisting in the surrounding areas. 

The year started early on January 1st with a multiple-alarm fire on Main Street at the historic St. Mark’s Church. While the fire consumed the majority of the heavy timber structure, there were ...

West Orange Police Arrest Seven on Outstanding Warrants in November

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Seven arrests were made in November by West Orange police based on outstanding warrants from several surrounding towns.

Two West Orange officers were on duty in a plain-clothes capacity on Nov. 3 when they observed a 2001 Land Rover at 12 South Valley Road and requested a random registration inquiry of the vehicle. Investigation revealed that the registered owner of the ...

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