Police arrest man for assaulting woman outside day care center

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Police Department received calls of a female being assault by a male in front of a day care center at 495 Valley St. on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at approximately 8:45 a.m. Upon officers’ arrival, the female victim was located and reported to police that the father of her two children, […]

CGPD arrest WO man for possession of burglary tools

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Cedar Grove police apprehended a West Orange man on Friday night, Dec. 8, after a Rockledge Place resident reported a suspicious man on his property. According to police reports, the homeowner who was not home at the time, was alerted to the suspect by his home security camera, which detected motion […]

SOPD advises residents to have home surveillance and call police as needed

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Police Department reiterated the importance of vigilance and crime prevention efforts in a Dec. 5 statement. Residents are instructed to call the police whenever they see or hear something unusual; according to police, gut instincts are often correct and should be followed. Police also encourage residents to keep […]

Authorities charge two in connection with fatal carjacking in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Authorities have charged an 18-year-old male and a 14-year-old juvenile in connection with the fatal shooting of Shuri Henry on Thanksgiving night, Thursday, Nov. 23. Henry was shot during an apparent robbery on South 20th Street. The assailants then fled in the victim’s 2015 Kia Sorento. Earlier on Friday, Nov. 24, patrol […]

East Orange man arrested immediately after committing a theft

EAST ORANGE, NJ — An 18-year-old East Orange man was arrested immediately after committing a theft on Wednesday, Nov. 22. At approximately 4 p.m., a Newark police officer was flagged down by a woman who was chasing a man. She quickly explained that she was talking on her cell phone while walking on McWhorter Street, […]

Orange homicide being investigated

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal shooting of Sharif Norman, 32, of Orange. On Monday, Nov. 20, at approximately 9:29 p.m., Orange police responded to a call of shots fired in the vicinity of Park Avenue and North Center Street. […]

Fugitive Apprehension Team arrests Newark man wanted for robbery

NEWARK, NJ — Members of the Fugitive Apprehension Team have arrested Jerrez Wagner, 27, of Newark, who was wanted for a robbery that occurred on Friday, Nov. 3. At approximately 7:30 p.m., a man was robbed by two black males at gunpoint at 86 Sussex Ave. The suspects fled on foot, heading southbound on Nesbit […]

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