County to participate in Drug Take Back Day on April 29

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day on April 29

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Community Health and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. joined April 13 with the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chief’s Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to announce plans for Drug Take Back Day and raise awareness about […]

Additional charges filed against murder suspect

ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray has announced that murder charges have been filed against Khalil Wheeler-Weaver in connection with death of Joanne Brown, 33, of Newark. Brown’s body was discovered on Dec. 5 in a vacant house in the 300 block of Highland Avenue in Orange. The cause of death […]

Body of missing Montclair woman found in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti have announced that  the body of a Montclair woman, who had previously been reported as missing, was found during the morning hours of Dec. 1. At approximately 11:30 a.m., law enforcement officers located the remains while searching in […]

WOPD represented in Police Unity Tour

Five members of West Orange’s finest bike to Washington, D.C., to stand with fellow officers

WOPD represented in Police Unity Tour

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department is once again well-represented at the Police Unity Tour, a national movement coinciding with National Police Week that sees police officers from around the country ride bicycles and motorcycles to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C., in honor of those who have died […]