CRIME & SAFETY
Man charged obstruction, resisting arrest in Morris County
DENVILLE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Morris County man is facing charges including obstruction and resisting arrest in Denville Township. On Nov. 25, at around 12:03 a.m., police responded to the Denville Train Station on Estling Lake Road for a report of an intoxicated male peering into and possibly attempting to gain entry into several parked cars, police said.
Police: Morris County woman charged with driving under influence of drugs following crash
PEAPACK-GLADSTONE BOROUGH, NJ (Somerset County) – A Morris County woman is facing several charges including operating under the influence of drugs following a crash in Somerset County last week. The crash happened on Nov. 22, at 12:22 p.m., in the area of Pottersville Road and Route 206, police said.
Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department investigating 28 car break-ins at local hotels
During the early hours of Thanksgiving morning, 28 attempted or completed vehicle burglaries took place in three hotel parking lots in the Parsippany area, according to the Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department. Out of the 28 incidents, 20 of them took place at the Sheraton Hotel on Smith Road. Four of...
Missing Morris County Teacher Found Deceased
Lara Emanuele, a 46-year-old Morris County resident, was found in Roxbury Township; preliminary investigation suggests non-suspicious circumstances. Morristown, NJ – The prolonged search for Lara Emanuele, a 46-year-old Morris County teacher reported missing since June, reached a somber conclusion. Authorities announced the discovery of her remains in a secluded Roxbury Township area, bringing an end to a mystery that has gripped the local community.
Man arrested for weapons offense, warrants during traffic stop in Morris County
DENVILLE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Hudson County man was arrested on a weapons offense and warrants after a traffic stop Saturday morning in Denville Township. On Nov. 25, at around 8:32 a.m., police stopped a vehicle on Route 10 after observing the vehicle allegedly tailgating another car, police said.
2 dead after truck crashes into ditch in Essex County
WEST ORANGE, N.J. -- Two people were killed Tuesday morning when their truck crashed into a ditch in West Orange.Chopper 2 flew over the scene on Northfield Avenue.Sources told CBS New York the truck's driver may have suffered a medical emergency. The truck apparently was in a parking lot when it crashed through a fence, and into a drainage ditch.The Essex County Prosecutor's Office is investigating the crash.
Morris County Bolsters Emergency Preparedness with Advanced Rescue Task Force
Comprehensive Training and Equipment to Tackle Severe Emergencies and Mass Casualty Incidents. Morristown, NJ - The Morris County Rescue Task Force (RTF) Program, an initiative enhancing local emergency response capabilities, continues to equip and train first responders for dire situations like active shooter incidents. This program, developed through collaborations between various county offices and emergency services, aims to improve preparedness for high-casualty events.
Woman hit and killed on I-380 in Coolbaugh Twp.
COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) report a New Jersey woman was hit and killed by a car Sunday night in Monroe County. Around 11:00 p.m., while traveling northbound, troopers say a 21-year-old man from New York saw a disabled car on the eastern shoulder of Interstate 380 near mile marker […]
Motorist Found with Brass Knuckles says Denville P.D.
DENVILLE, NJ - A Jersey City man was found to be in possession of a set of "brass knuckles," an illegal weapon, when he was pulled over recently for a motor vehicle stop, police said. The discovery was made shortly after 8:32 a.m. on Nov. 25 when Denville police stopped 51-year-old Johnnie Britt, 3rd on Route 10 west after they observed him tailgating, police said. During the stop, police determined Britt had warrants for his arrest out of the municipal courts in Bedminster and North Warren Township, according to police. "During his arrest, Britt was also found to be in...
Conner Mildon and Aaron Vilar Sworn in as Newest Members of the Chatham Township Police Department
CHATHAM, NJ -- Conner Mildon and Aaron Vilar were sworn in as the newest members of the Chatham Township Police Department at the regular meeting of the Chatham Township Committee on Tuesday night. Both will be graduating from the Morris County Police Academy on Thursday. Both Mildon and Vilar entered the academy as alternate route candidates. Milton is a 2018 graduate of East Hanover High and worked for the East Hanover School District as a school counselor prior to attending the police academy. He graduated with a degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Political Science from Rutgers in 2022. Vilar is a 2017 graduate of Dover High and earned a Criminal Justice degree in 2021 from Rutgers University, where he also minored in Psychology. Before attending the police academy, Vilar worked in the hospitality field. Chatham Township's newest police officers, Conner Mildon, left, and Aaron Vilar
GoFundMe set up to help family of man seriously injured in 3-vehicle crash in Warren County
ALLAMUCHY TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to help the family of a man seriously injured following a three-vehicle crash in Warren County last week. The crash happened on Nov. 22, at around 3:18 p.m., at the intersection of County Route 517 and...
Hunterdon County Crash Investigation Closes Portion Of Route 78
The crash occurred on the westbound side near the ramp to exit 24 to CR 523/Oldwick Road in Tewksbury around 1:55 p.m., according to 511NJ. All lanes were closed on the ramp, as well as one right lane, the NJDOT said. This is a developing story. Check back for more.
Fatal Collision in Caldwell Under Investigation
CALDWELL, NJ -- A 68-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Bloomfield Avenue Sunday evening. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Caldwell Police Chief James H. Bongiorno announced that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Crime Scene Investigations Bureau (CSIB) is investigating the incident. On Sunday, Nov. 26, at 6:33 p.m., police were notified of a pedestrian struck near 395 Bloomfield Ave. in Caldwell. The pedestrian, Gregory Katz, 68, was transported to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson and pronounced dead at 7:25 p.m. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene. The investigation is active and ongoing. No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432. Calls will be kept confidential.
No injuries after tractor-trailer overturns on I-80 in Morris County, state police say
MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – No injuries were reported after a tractor-trailer overturned on Interstate 80 in Warren County Sunday night, according New Jersey State Police spokesperson Trooper Troy McNair. The crash happened at around 7:59 p.m. on Interstate 80 westbound at milepost 23.4, Mount Olive Township,...
Motorcyclist killed in crash on Route 23
A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Sunday night on Route 23 in Riverdale, authorities said. The crash happened around 9 p.m. on the northbound side near the entrance to Home Depot, Riverdale police Chief Charles Quant said Monday. Quant said the victim was a man, but declined to offer...
GoFundMe launched for Morris County police officer hurt in fall
KINNELON BOROUGH, NJ (Morris County) –A GoFundMe has ben launched for Kinnelon Borough Police Sergeant Mark Ehrenburg, who was seriously hurt after falling from a tree stand. Alisa D’Andrea created the GoFundMe page and said, on Friday, Nov. 24 Mark fell from his tree stand and suffered a broken...
Man charged with DWI following crash in Sussex County
SPARTA TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sussex County man is facing charges including driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle crash in Sparta Township. The crash happened on Nov. 22, at around 5:30 p.m., on Lafayette Road (Route 15) in the area of Primrose Lane, police said. Upon...