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Category Archives: Traffic Violations

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Newark NJ Police Arrest Man Accused of Fleeing Law Enforcement, Claimed to Be Carjacking Victim

Posted in Drug Crimes, Traffic Violations, Weapons Offenses
Newark New Jersey police recently arrested a man who allegedly caused a car accident while fleeing from law enforcement. According to law enforcement, the suspect later claimed that he was not the driver and that he had been the victim of a carjacking. The car crash occurred around 1:00 a.m. Members of the Newark Police… Continue Reading

Newark NJ Police Crack Down on Street Racing, Issue Traffic Tickets to 100 People

Posted in Traffic Violations
Newark New Jersey police issued roughly 100 traffic summonses this past weekend while cracking down on street racing throughout the city. Newark law enforcement is targeting street racing in areas of the city that are known to be popular sites for the illegal activity. That’s why many of the recent traffic citations were issued to… Continue Reading

Newark NJ Sanitation Workers Fired after Being Charged with Heroin Possession

Posted in Drug Crimes, Traffic Violations
Two Newark NJ sanitation workers were fired after being placed under arrest and charged with heroin possession. Newark law enforcement arrested the men on a city street around midnight. According to officials, the two suspects were caught in possession of a large quantity of heroin as they drove around Newark NJ late at night. Newark… Continue Reading

Man Allegedly Led Police on Car Chase in West Orange, Apprehended in Montclair, NJ

Posted in Traffic Violations
Montclair NJ police recently arrested a man accused of leading police officers on a car chase through multiple New Jersey towns. The dangerous car chase started around 11:47 a.m. According to NJ State Police, numerous drivers on I-80 in Parsippany NJ dialed 911 and reported an “erratic driver.” New Jersey State Police troopers later saw… Continue Reading

Fairfield NJ Police Arrest Man Accused of DWI, Crashing Car into Building

Posted in Drunk Driving Offenses, Traffic Violations
Fairfield New Jersey police recently apprehended a Hackettstown NJ man who was allegedly drunk when he crashed his vehicle through an office building. The car crash went down around 2:30 a.m. According to law enforcement, the 52-year-old suspect was behind the wheel of a 2013 black Ford vehicle on Route 46 in Fairfield at the… Continue Reading

Driver in Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident in Newark NJ Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

Posted in Homicide, Traffic Violations
The man who caused a fatal hit-and-run accident in 2015 has been sentenced to four years in New Jersey State Prison. The tragic accident occurred after midnight on January 18, 2015. The suspect, a 28-year-old Newark man, was driving a car that crashed into a pedestrian around the intersection of McCarter Highway and Market Street… Continue Reading

Woman Allegedly Struck Caldwell NJ Car Wash Employee with SUV, Fled Scene of Accident

Posted in Assault Offenses, Traffic Violations
Police in Caldwell NJ are searching for a woman who allegedly struck a car wash worker with her car and then drove off. The scary incident occurred shortly before 2:00 p.m. According to authorities, the suspect was behind the wheel of a champagne-colored SUV and slowly driving through the Caldwell Car Wash on Bloomfield Avenue… Continue Reading

Newark NJ Police Look for Driver of Truck That Struck Kids, Left Scene of Accident

Posted in Assault Offenses, Traffic Violations
Newark New Jersey police are looking for a person who allegedly drove a truck that crashed into three children as they tried to walk across the street. The serious traffic accident happened during rush hour, around 3:15 p.m. According to law enforcement, the three victims were in the process of walking across the intersection of… Continue Reading

Man Accused of Impersonating Newark Police Officer, Trying to Buy Gun

Posted in Public Justice Crimes, Traffic Violations, Weapons Offenses
Newark New Jersey police arrested a man accused of impersonating a police officer. According to officials, an off-duty Newark police lieutenant was at a retail gun store in Belleville NJ when he overheard the 25-year-old suspect identifying himself as a cop. The suspect was reportedly talking to the owner of the gun shop during a… Continue Reading

Fairfield NJ Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Had Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalia in Car

Posted in Drug Crimes, Traffic Violations, Weapons Offenses
Fairfield New Jersey police recently arrested a man accused of possessing weapons and drugs in his car. According to authorities, the 38-year-old suspect was driving on Two Bridges Road in Fairfield NJ around 12:36 p.m. when he was stopped by a Fairfield patrol officer. The Fairfield cop reportedly observed the suspect using his cell phone… Continue Reading

Man Accused of Drunk Driving, Allegedly Crashed Rental Car at Newark Liberty International Airport

Posted in Drunk Driving Offenses, Traffic Violations
Port Authority police arrested a man accused of driving while intoxicated (DWI) and causing a DWI accident at Newark Liberty International Airport. The alleged drunk driving accident occurred around 1:30 a.m. at the Newark airport. The 38-year-old suspect allegedly lost control of his rental car, a 2016 Nissan, and crashed it into an airport exit… Continue Reading

Newark Police Arrest Man Accused of Possessing Loaded Handgun, Marijuana in Car

Posted in Drug Crimes, Traffic Violations, Weapons Offenses
Newark New Jersey police recently busted a man accused of possessing a loaded weapon and drugs inside a parked car. According to law enforcement, members of the Newark Violence Reduction Initiative were on patrol in the city when they came across a vehicle that was illegally parked in a handicapped spot near West Bigelow Street… Continue Reading

Montclair NJ Man Faces Charges for Aggravated Manslaughter, Vehicular Homicide for Deadly Lincoln Tunnel Crash

Posted in Homicide, Traffic Violations
A Montclair New Jersey man has been charged with aggravated manslaughter and vehicular homicide after he allegedly caused a deadly car crash in the Lincoln Tunnel. The fatal car accident occurred in September 2014. According to authorities, the 39-year-old suspect was driving a red BMW that crashed into the back of a Mercedes minivan. The… Continue Reading

Newark Police Arrest Two Suspects Who Allegedly Committed Armed Robbery, Eluded Police

Posted in Public Order Crimes, Theft Offenses, Traffic Violations
Two people were recently arrested after they allegedly stole a truck and then led police on a high-speed pursuit in Newark, New Jersey. According to law enforcement, the suspects stole the truck during a violent home-invasion robbery at an apartment located on the 200 block of South Street in Newark, NJ. The suspects reportedly forced… Continue Reading

Traffic Stop in Secaucus Leads to Arrests of Newark NJ Men with Outstanding Arrest Warrants

Posted in Public Justice Crimes, Traffic Violations
Two Newark NJ men who allegedly had outstanding warrants were placed under arrest after a traffic stop in Secaucus, New Jersey. Shortly after 8:00 p.m., a Secaucus NJ patrol officer allegedly saw a motor vehicle driving without a tire around the intersection of First Street and Paterson Plank Road in Secaucus, NJ. The police officer… Continue Reading

Two People Injured in Newark NJ Hit-and-Run Accident, Driver Left the Scene Without Stopping

Posted in Traffic Violations
Newark New Jersey police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that left two pedestrians with serious injuries. According to a Newark police spokesman, the hit-and-run accident occurred at the intersection of Broad Street and Court Street in Newark, NJ. A 31-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman were reportedly struck by an out-of-control vehicle. Newark police received… Continue Reading