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Rutgers Newark Commencement Speaker Arrested for Alleged Battery

Just days before he is scheduled to deliver the commencement speech at the Rutgers Newark graduation ceremony, actor Wendell Pierce was arrested for an alleged fight in an Atlanta hotel. According to a statement provided by the Atlanta Police Department, television star Wendell Pierce was charged with simple battery after engaging in a fight at the Loews Atlanta Hotel in… Continue Reading

Montclair Man Arrested on Marijuana Charges after Motor Vehicle Search

A Montclair man was recently arrested on drug and weapons charges after a routine traffic stop resulted in a search of his vehicle and the discovery of significant quantities of marijuana, as well as a handgun. The aforementioned incident occurred at at 12:19 a.m. on Wednesday, April 27th, when officers from the Bloomfield Police Department’s… Continue Reading

Woman Allegedly Threatens Essex County Sheriff’s Officer During Drug Arrest

A suspected member of the Bloods street gang was arrested following a narcotics investigation conducted by the Essex County Sheriff’s Office recently. She is facing several drug charges, as well as weapons offenses, and charges for terroristic threats, as she allegedly threatened the arresting officer while being taken into custody. According to Essex County Sheriff Armando… Continue Reading

Bloomfield Break-in Leads to Burglary, Theft, Criminal Mischief Charges

According to a report issued by the Bloomfield Police Department, officers recently arrested a man who is now facing charges for multiple property crimes after allegedly breaking-into a Bloomfield Dunkin Donuts. The incident in question occurred at approximately 10:11 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, at which time 20-year-old New York City resident Modou Babou is accused… Continue Reading

Trial Begins in Essex County for Man Allegedly Caught on “Nanny-Cam” During Assault

As the trial began in Essex County Superior Court, jurors viewed a “nanny-cam” video that captured an assailant violently assaulting a Millburn woman during a break-in at her home. The trial will hinge upon the jury’s decision as to whether or not the man caught on camera is, in fact, the defendant in this case.… Continue Reading

Essex County Officials Discover Crack Cocaine, Heroin During Drug Busts

Officers from the Essex County Sheriff’s Department arrested six individuals after two drug busts conducted in Bloomfield and Newark recently. The busts reportedly led to the seizure of significant quantities of heroin and crack cocaine. According to Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura, the first incident occurred when members of the Essex County Sheriff’s Office’s narcotics task force… Continue Reading

Wanted Caldwell Man Arrested After Standoff with Police

A Caldwell man, wanted on multiple outstanding arrest warrants, reportedly engaged in a standoff with police when they arrived at his home to serve the warrants recently. According to Caldwell Police Chief James Bongiornio, the aforementioned incident began when officers from the Caldwell and Glen Ridge police departments arrived at the home of 58-year-old Caldwell resident Michael Rosiak… Continue Reading

Bloomfield Drug Raid Leads to Seizure of $650,000 Worth of Heroin, Marijuana

After a Bloomfield man was arrested on an unrelated warrant, a subsequent search of his home led to the seizure of over 500 bricks of heroin and 70 pounds of marijuana. He is now facing a myriad of serious drug and weapons charges, as well as conspiracy, resisting arrest, and hindering apprehension. 37-year-old Bloomfield resident Emmet… Continue Reading

Man Charged with Aggravated Assault after Altercation at Montclair State University

After a recent altercation at Montclair State University’s Floyd Hall Arena, one man sustained a stab wound, while the other was charged with aggravated assault and multiple weapons offenses. The incident in question occurred just prior to 11:30 p.m. on Monday, April 4th, at which time officials from the Clifton Police Department contacted Montclair State University… Continue Reading

Belleville Police Charge West Caldwell Woman with Possession of Heroin, Cocaine

Officers from the Belleville Police Department recently arrested a West Caldwell woman who is now facing a host of serious drug charges, including possession of heroin, cocaine, and drug paraphernalia. This case began at approximately 4:19 p.m. on Friday, March 18th, when the Belleville Police Department received a report of a woman who was refusing to… Continue Reading