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Tractor Trailer Rollover at Route 17/Route 287 Interchange Backs Up Traffic Friday Afternoon

Tractor Trailer Rollover at Route 17/Route 287 Interchange

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving

February 25,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Mahwah NJ, for the second time this week  a truck crash on route 17 caused traffic delays . A tractor trailer loaded with Coca Cola rolled over on the flyover ramp of the Route 17/Route 287 interchange in Mahwah on Friday afternoon, 02/24. The truck landed on its right side; the driver, who sustained a minor leg injury, was extricated by Mahwah PD and FD personnel. A crash related fluid spill was attended to by Mahwah FD. The ramp remained closed for an extended period to facilitate righting and removal of the crashed vehicle. Mahwah EMS & Fire Police, NJ State Police, and NJ DOT units also responded.

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Tractor Trailer Rollover Impacts Christmas Shoppers Using Route 17 and Route 4

Tractor Trailer Rollover Impacts Christmas Shoppers Using Route 17 and Route 4

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page
Tractor Trailer Rollover Impacts Christmas Shoppers Using Route 17 and Route 4
December 22,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, A flatbed tractor trailer carrying building materials rolled over on Route 4 Westbound after exiting the ramp from Route 17 Southbound on Thursday morning, 12/22. The truck driver was uninjured in the mishap. Local lanes of Route 4 Westbound were closed between Route 17 Southbound and the Garden State Parkway until the scene was cleared of the wrecked vehicle and debris. Response by Paramus PD, Paramus EMS, Bergen County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division, NJ State Police, and NJDOT.

Paramus Police :The ramp from route 17 south to route 4 west is closed. Local lanes of Route 4 westbound will be closed, at route 17.Local lanes of Route 4 westbound will be closed until further 3:30 pm.

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jersey shore bomb
September 17,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Seaside Park NJ ,  Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced that authorities are investigating an explosion in a trash can near the boardwalk in Seaside Park, N.J., that occurred this morning as a charity 5K race was about to begin.

No one was injured in the blast, which is being investigated by the New Jersey State Police, FBI, U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives, Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, Ocean County Sheriff’s Department and Seaside Park Police Department. All of those agencies are at the scene.

Attorney General Porrino and Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, have briefed Governor Chris Christie on the incident and the investigation into the blast.

“Working with the FBI and ATF, we are taking every step to ensure the safety of the public and to determine who was responsible for this explosion, which occurred at a time when runners in this charity race could have been in harms way,” said Attorney General Porrino. “We are grateful that nobody was injured, but this is a serious act of violence against the people of New Jersey. We will not rest until we find the person or persons responsible.”

The explosion occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m. The Semper Five 5K run had been scheduled to begin shortly after 9 a.m., but the start was delayed and no runners were in proximity to the trash can when the explosion occurred. The race was canceled after the blast.

Authorities cordoned off the scene of the explosion at the corner of D Street and Ocean Avenue and are conducting a search of the surrounding area. No additional explosions or secondary locations have been identified. Initial reports of a second device found in another trash can have been refuted. However, State Police bomb technicians have rendered safe items located in the same trash can in which the explosion occurred.

Law enforcement partners have been performing a wide search in the area and roads remain closed during the ongoing search and investigation.

No suspects have been arrested in connection with the explosion. Attorney General Porrino urged any with information related to the explosion to call the New Jersey State Police Homeland Security Tipline at 1-866-4SAFENJ.

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40 people arrested in massive N.J. child porn crackdown

40 people arrested in massive N

By S.P. Sullivan | NJ Advance Media for
on August 18, 2016 at 6:26 AM, updated August 18, 2016 at 10:42 PM

HAMILTON — Forty men hailing from every corner of New Jersey have been charged in a statewide crackdown on the distribution of child pornography, authorities announced today.

The six-month investigation, dubbed “Operation Statewide,” tracked horrific images of the sexual exploitation of minors circulating on internet file-sharing networks to individual IP addresses, which led police to home addresses in each of the state’s 21 counties, authorities said.