Orange’s ‘Operation Valley Fresh’ yields four arrests

Orange’s ‘Operation Valley Fresh’ yields four arrests

ORANGE, NJ — On Aug. 6, Orange Chief Law Enforcement Office Vincent L. Vitiello stated that detectives of his department’s narcotics unit had completed a successful investigation in the Valley section of Orange. Members of the Orange Police Department Street Crimes Gang and Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant operation, dubbed “Operation Valley Fresh,” […]

Parking rules back in effect to resume street-sweeping operations

Parking rules back in effect to resume street-sweeping operations

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Street sweeping operations resumed in the city of East Orange on July 27 and the East Orange Police Department is again strictly enforcing the parking regulations.  Due to the extraordinary number of people at home during the pandemic, the city temporarily relaxed the parking rules to relieve motorists from additional stress. […]

EO Council expands public role in public safety

EO Council expands public role in public safety

EAST ORANGE, NJ — “Now is the time to move forward to expand the public role in affairs of public safety, in both the East Orange Police and Fire departments,” said Christopher D. James, chairperson of the East Orange Municipal Council. On June 8, the municipal council reestablished and expanded membership of the Citizens Public […]

45-year-old man beaten to death in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal beating of Waali Bailey, 45, of East Orange, according to a June 12 press release from the prosecutor’s office. On Wednesday, June 10, Bailey was severely beaten in the 400 block of […]

Two charged with abusing 3-year-old girl

Two charged with abusing 3-year-old girl

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Tevin Molentiel, 28, and Tamika Dorsey, 36, both of East Orange, have been charged with multiple child abuse offenses following an investigation by the Special Victims Unit of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, according to a May 21 press release from the prosecutor’s office. The victim, a 3-year-old girl, who had […]

Two charged with East Orange murder

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Two men have been charged with the murder of Shawn Watford, 31, of East Orange, who was fatally shot Monday, April 13, in East Orange in the area of North Arlington Avenue and Williams Street, according to an April 24 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. The shooting occurred […]

31-year-old shot to death in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, along with the East Orange Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Shawn Watford, 31, of East Orange, according to an April 15 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. On Monday, April 13, Watford was shot in the area […]

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