Orange homicide being investigated

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a fatal shooting. On Sunday, Aug. 26, at approximately 10:35 a.m., the body of Michael S. Boyd, 46, of Orange was discovered in a vacant lot in the 100 block of Matthews Street in Orange, suffering […]

First Orange homicide of 2018 unreported by ECPO and OPD

ORANGE, NJ — According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, a homicide occurred in Orange on Mother’s Day, although an official press release about the incident was not issued to the media. The ECPO handles all homicides in Essex County, regardless of individual departmental jurisdiction, and normally works in conjunction with local law enforcement. Members […]

Orange homicide of East Orange man investigated

ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the Orange Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting. On Sunday, May 13, at approximately 1:13 p.m., Raymond C. White, 32, of East Orange was shot in the 100 block of Oakwood Place in Orange. He was transported to University Hospital, where […]

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Monday, April 16, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Division of Community Health joined with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chiefs Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to announce plans for Drug […]

County police to crack down on impaired driving

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Sheriff’s Office will join with the county’s 22 municipal police departments and participate in a statewide crackdown on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. From now through Jan. 1, law enforcement officials will […]

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. […]

Community reaction to Orange police officer’s suspension is swift police officer suspended as after school incident investigated

ORANGE, NJ — Reaction to the news of the alleged use of excessive force by an Orange Police officer against twin sisters, who are Orange High School seniors, and Orange High School Assistant Principal Mohammed Abdel Aziz on Thursday, Oct. 12 has been swift. The incident occurred outside a pizza parlor and corner store at […]

Orange police officer suspended as after school incident investigated

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are currently investigating the incident involving Orange Police Officer Hanifah Davis, two twin sisters who are seniors at Orange High School, and Orange High School Athletic Director and Vice Principal Mohammed Abdel Aziz that occurred Thursday, Oct. 12, on the corner of […]

Orange records public safety highs and lows in one week

ORANGE, NJ — The week of Sunday, Aug. 20, through Saturday, Aug. 26, was about as good and bad as it can get in the city of Orange Township, from a law enforcement and public safety point of view. On Thursday, Aug, 24, local officers helped county counterparts foil a bank robbery attempt, killing the […]

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