Essex County arrests 61 individuals in warrant sweep

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II announced March 9 that 61 individuals, including three juveniles, with outstanding warrants for committing violent crimes in Essex County were arrested during a month-long initiative called Operation Clean Sweep. “This is a quality-of-life issue. These individuals had outstanding warrants. In some instances, they were charged […]

Orange Police Department unveils K-9 unit while rolling out new fleet of vehicles 

Orange Police Department unveils K-9 unit while rolling out new fleet of vehicles 

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Police Department hosted two events recently to highlight improvements in the department, first showcasing its soon-to-come fleet of new vehicles on Friday, Feb. 14, then introducing its new K-9 unit on Saturday, Feb 22. Purchased from Tarheel Canine in North Carolina, according to a police department press release, this German […]

OPD hosts toy giveaway this holiday season

OPD hosts toy giveaway this holiday season

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren took part in the Orange Police Department’s fifth annual Christmas toy giveaway at the Orange Police Headquarters on Monday, Dec. 16. “The Orange Police Department underwent a transformation into a holiday toy wonderland,” Warren told the Record-Transcript on Tuesday, Dec. 17. “Children of all ages were greeted with […]

Man arrested for two murders after brief standoff

NEWARK, NJ — Michael Mayse, 33, of Newark, was arrested after a brief standoff the night of Dec. 16 for two murders, according to a press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Mayse is charged with the murder of Keyshawn Jones, 23, of Newark, who was fatally shot on Sunday, Dec. 15, at approximately […]

Orange PD ‘pays it forward’ with turkey giveaway

Orange PD ‘pays it forward’ with turkey giveaway

ORANGE — In an effort to help some of the residents feeling the financial pinch around holidays, the Orange Police Department hosted its first Thanksgiving turkey giveaway Monday, Nov. 25 at Police Headquarters, where Orange Mayor Dwayne D. Warren joined his brother, police Director Todd Warren, to host the event for local families. “The spirit […]

Newark man shot to death in Orange during early morning

Newark man shot to death in Orange during early morning

ORANGE, NJ — Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Orange that occurred in the early morning on Nov. 9, according to press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and Orange Police Department.  At approximately 12:50 a.m., Orange police officers responded to the area of 67 Central Ave. on reports of […]

Fall Drug Take Back Day in the county on Oct. 26

Fall Drug Take Back Day in the county on Oct. 26

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County will hold a Fall Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 26. Twenty-one police departments in Essex County have free and anonymous collection sites where residents can drop off old and unwanted prescription medications. The event is co-sponsored by the Essex County Division of Community Health, the Federal Drug […]

West Orange man arrested in Orange fatal stabbing

ORANGE, NJ — Christopher Dudley, 34, of West Orange, has been arrested and charged with the murder of Katrina Perry, 34, of Orange, according to a Sept. 28 press release from acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Orange Police Director Todd Warren.  Perry was fatally stabbed at her home in the 100 block […]

Orange police investigate fatal stabbing

Orange police investigate fatal stabbing

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal stabbing of Katrina Perry, 34, of Orange, according to a Sept. 26 press release from acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and Orange Police Director Todd Warren. The stabbing occurred in the 100 […]

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