25-year-old man shot to death on Main Street in Orange

25-year-old man shot to death on Main Street in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the Orange Police Department are investigating the fatal shooting of a local man, according to a Nov. 21 press release from the prosecutor’s office On Friday, Nov. 20, Wisguen Marc, 25, of Orange, was shot on the 100 block of Main Street […]

Orange Police Department K-9 to get donation of body armor

Orange Police Department K-9 to get donation of body armor

ORANGE, NJ — Hulk, a K-9 who works with the Orange Police Department, will receive a bullet- and stab-protective vest, thanks to a charitable donation from nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. K-9 Hulk’s vest is sponsored by Pamela Dumas of Bucksworth Enterprises, Berkley, Mass., and will be embroidered with the sentiment “In memory […]

Rahway man admits making corrupt payments to Orange public official

ORANGE, NJ — A Union County man admitted Oct. 14 to making corrupt payments to a public official of the city of Orange Township as a reward for that public official’s favorable treatment in connection with an Orange municipal project, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Jeanmarie Zahore, 56, of Rahway, pleaded guilty by videoconference before […]

Orange police officers graduate motorcycle school course

Orange police officers graduate motorcycle school course

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Police Patrolman Kevin DeMasi graduated from a two-week motorcycle course at the top of the class. He earned a spot as one of the top 1 percent of motormen in the country. Officer training, traffic safety and swift response times are key ingredients to any law enforcement agency. In Orange, the […]

Increased police presence after shooting yields arrest on gun charges

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Police Director Todd Warren and Chief Law Enforcement Officer Vincent Vitiello have confirmed that there was a targeted shooting incident in the area of 200 Oakwood Place on Sept. 30.  The matter is under investigation, in collaboration with the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. The Orange Police Department will have increased patrols […]

60-year-old woman struck, killed by car in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the Orange Police Department are investigating a fatal pedestrian incident that resulted in the death of Dilonna Mauricio, 60, of Orange, according to an Oct. 2 press release from the ECPO. On Thursday, Oct. 1, at approximately 5:46 a.m., Mauricio was crossing […]

‘Operation Credible Source’ yields drug arrest in Orange

‘Operation Credible Source’ yields drug arrest in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Police Department’s Street Crimes Gang and Narcotics Task Force recently executed a search warrant pursuant to “Operation Credible Source,” which resulted in the seizure of crack-cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia in amounts that signal the intent to distribute, according to an Oct. 2 press release from the Orange Police Department. […]

Three shot in Orange, one fatally

ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Orange Police Department are investigating a triple shooting in Orange that resulted in the death of Rahjah Robinson, 30, of Orange, according to an Oct. 1 press release from the ECPO. On Wednesday, Sept. 30, at approximately 8:27 p.m., a group of men were gathered […]

Two arrested in connection with Montclair motor vehicle incident

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Two individuals were arrested and charged Sept. 30 in connection with the motor vehicle crash that left a civilian, a Montclair police officer and an Orange police officer injured, according to a press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. On Tuesday, Sept. 22, at approximately 2:30 p.m., a Montclair police officer […]

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