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Police & Fire

May 26, 2022

MADISON, NJ -  A heavy smoke condition has been reported at 340 Main Street in Madison, according to BNN. The location is a commercial building. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area and find alternate routes. The situation will be updated if more information is provided.   Read ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin has called for increased law enforcement presence at schools statewide, following the May 24, 2022 deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. "Nothing about this is normal," Platkin said in a statement. "We do not have to accept that ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Police Department along with the Morris County Prosecutor's and Sheriff's departments are seeking help from the public in locating a 52 year old missing person from Parsippany.  The man was last seen on Sunday afternoon and is considered a possible endangered person.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Police Department along with the Morris County Prosecutor's and Sheriff's departments are seeking help from the public in locating a 52 year old missing person from Parsippany.  The man was last seen on Sunday afternoon and is considered a possible endangered ...

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MISSING PERSON  The police are requesting the public's assistance in locating a Missing Person. Caren was last seen walking out of the JCC on Northfield Avenue in West Orange today (May 20) around 11 a.m. wearing a white shirt and purple pants (see the second photo). She does not ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - One person has died, and another victim was flown by Medevac helicopter to an area trauma center after a mid-afternoon crash on Eastbound Route 24 near Milemarker 9, according to the City of Summit Fire Department (SFD). The SFD, at approximately 2 p.m. today, responded to a report ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Kings Road in Madison will be closed in both directions from 8am - 9:30am, announced borough officials. The closure is due to crane activity outside Hartley Dodge Memorial. Motorists are urged to use alternate routes this morning.   Read more: Voter Registration Deadline for ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - A fatal accident occurred in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 14th on Rt. 80 eastbound in Parsippany. An overturned vehicle struck a tractor trailer head on.  The accident occurred near mile marker 45.2. The NJ State Police on the scene requested crime scene and fatal ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Police Unity Tour Chapter I began its long trip to Washington, D.C. from Florham Park around noon on May 9, passing through Madison along the way. The annual Tour consists of hundreds of police officers, most on bicycles or motorcycles, making the trek to the capital. Its ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Prosecutor's office as announced the apprehension of suspects in the active sexual assault investigation regarding the incident that took place earlier this week. As a result of a coordinated effort between law enforcement agencies, the public, and the media, two ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  An active sexual assault investigation is taking place by police, announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph K. Kimker, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, and Morristown Police Chief Darnell Richardson. At approximately 3:41 pm on May ...

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MADISON, NJ - No need to worry if you hear gun shots in Madison this week, said Madison officials.  The Madison Police Department will be at the John Avenue firearms range for Firearms Qualifications, which is a requirement from the New Jersey Attorney General.  Gun shots may be heard from ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Madison residents, beware! According to borough officials, fraudulent phone calls are being made in the area pretending to be members of Madison Police Department. The calls have cloned the main Madison Police Department number - (973) 593-3000. When a resident answers, the caller ...

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HAMILTON, NJ — The New Jersey State Police (NJSP) Communications Bureau will be holding an upcoming open testing day for the position of Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee for an assignment at any one of the NJSP's five regional sites. The test will take place on Saturday, April 30 at the  ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Stephen Celmo of Morristown has been arrested in connection with an April 18 incident, announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, and Morris Township Police Chief Mark DiCarlo. According to authorities, the 46 year old man was at ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  A dead body has been reportedly been found in Jockey Hollow, according to BNN. The Medical Examiner, Major Crimes Unit and CSI are responding to the scene. Authorities have stated the victim was a hiker and that the incident doesn't appear to be a homicide.    Read ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Sheriff's Office has received multiple calls from residents regarding a Grand Jury scam that is hitting the area, said the sheriff's office. According to authorities, the phone calls come from a 973-520-7696 phone number and reference Grand Jury summonses and ...

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MADISON, NJ -  The Madison Police Department has increased police presence at the Madison Train Station, in response to the recent events in New York City, announced borough officials.  Riders are reminded if you see something, say something.  Contact NJTPD via text: 65873 or phone at ...

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MADISON, NJ - There will be road closures in Madison on Saturday due to the annual Madison Little League Parade. The parade will take place on Saturday, April 9 at 11:00 a.m. The parade will begin on Kings Road outside Hartley Dodge Memorial (please stage in the Train Station Parking Lot) and ...

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MADISON, NJ - A Madison woman has been charged with Second Degree Death by Auto/Vehicular Homicide in the fatal crash that occurred early last week that resulted in the death of a 52 year old Chatham man who was the father of four children. She has been remanded to the Morris County Correctional ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Police department across Morris, Somerset and Hunterdon counties in support of the national U Drive, U Text, U Pay high-visibility enforcement effort sponsored by thee U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, From April 1 through April ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Motorists are being advised that Kings Road in Madison is closed in both directions, announced borough officials. The closures will take place between Green Avenue, Waverly Place and Prospect street. The closures will last approximately three hours due to crane ...

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MADISON, NJ - Five police officers were sworn in during the eventful March 28 Madison Council meeting, which also saw a feelgood story by a Madison officer relayed during council comments. Police Chief John Miscia, Captain Joseph Longo, Lieutenants Craig Perrelli and Sean Plumstead, and Sergeant ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Enrollment for the 9th Annual Morris County Public Safety Youth Academy has opened, with limited space available for the intensive week-long course for young Morris County women and men, entering Grades 9-12. Apply now! The deadline to apply is April 18, 2022. The application ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey State Forest Fire Service advises residents that its seasonal prescribed burning program – which reduces wildfire risks by burning away the buildup of undergrowth, fallen trees and branches, leaves, pine needles and other debris on forest floors – is under way.

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KEANSBURG, NJ - Jonah Melendez, a 15-year-old boy, has been missing from his home in Keansburg, since March 1. The Keansburg Police and the boy's parents are asking for the public's help to bring Jonah home safely.  His parents say they think he ran away from home after a disagreement. They last ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- On March 3, 2022, Chatham Township Police responded to 641 Shunpike Road, for the report of a male attempting to pass a fraudulent check at the M&T Bank. Upon their arrival, officers located the individual, later identified as Michael Pena age 23 of New York, inside the bank.

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Road conditions have deteriorated drastically, stated police. Motorists are urged to use caution when driving today. It is being reported that a vehicle has overturned on Rte 287 Northbound by Mile marker 36.6. The snow is going to continue to fall through the evening commute, ...

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MADISON, NJ -  A pattern of vandalism has been observed in Madison public school restrooms and in the Dodge Field Playhouse restrooms. Superintendent of Madison Public Schools Mark Schwarz and Madison Chief of Police John Miscia are asking for the community's help. "This behavior appears ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A traffic advisory has been issued in Morristown for the St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday, March 12.  Roads closures will begin between 11:15 and 11:30 am on Saturday. Parking restrictions will be strictly enforced along the parade route with vehicles being ticketed and ...

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