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Thousands Converge on Long Branch Creating a Public Safety Emergency after Social media flyer calling for a ‘pop-up party’

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Long Branch NJ, a social media flyer calling for a ‘pop-up party’ on Saturday resulted in thousands of people converging in Long Branch, creating a public safety emergency that resulted in a 9 p.m. curfew imposed by the city, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced.

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Two Bronx Men Arrested in Armed Late Night Carjacking in Twp. of Washington

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Twp. of Washington NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of DARIEL PEREZ-GRULLON (DOB: 8/30/1999; single; unemployed) and LUIS GUZMAN-ENCARNACION (DOB: 05/23/1999; single; employed as a kitchen worker) of the Bronx, NY on carjacking-related charges. These arrests are the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love, the Washington Township Police Department under the direction of Chief Richard Skinner, and the Teaneck Police Department under the direction of Chief Glenn O’Reilly.

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Box Truck Ends Up on Grassy Divider after Medical Episode on Route 17 south in Paramus

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Ridgewood Nj, a medical episode may have been the cause of a Tuesday morning, 05/17, crash involving a fully loaded box truck on Route 17 southbound near the Garden State Parkway in Paramus. The truck veered off of the highway and came to rest in a storm water retention basin. Despite the mishap, no damage was visible on the vehicle. Paramus Police, Paramus EMS, and New Jersey State Police Troop “D” Garden State Parkway Patrol, Bloomfield Barracks units and personnel responded to the incident. An employee of the truck’s owner drove it away after a heavy duty tow truck removed it from the retention basin. Police at the scene provided no information regarding the condition of the truck’s original driver.

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New Jersey State Police Doing Commercial Vehicle Safety Checks Next 72 Hours

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Paramus NJ, beginning May 17, the New Jersey State Police will participate in a 72-hour high-visibility, high-volume, commercial motor vehicle inspection and enforcement initiative, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance International Roadcheck.

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New Jersey State Police Takedown Auto Theft Trafficking Network after Wyckoff Stolen Porsche GPS Leads to Arrest

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Wyckoff NJ, the New Jersey State Police have arrested Tyquan R. Black, 19, of Irvington, N.J., for allegedly running an auto theft trafficking network in Newark, Essex County.

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NJ State Police Arrest Suspect Wanted for Shooting Man at American Dream

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East Rutherford NJ,  New Jersey State Police have arrested Anwar Stuart, 20, of Brooklyn, N.Y., for allegedly shooting a man during an attempted robbery at American Dream in East Rutherford, Bergen County.

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Gymnastics Coach Charged with Manufacturing and Possessing Child Porn

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Lake Hiawatha NJ,  the New Jersey State Police have arrested Nicholas Adair, 24, of Lake Hiawatha, N.J., for allegedly manufacturing and possessing child sexual abuse material.

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New Jersey State Police Respond to a Shooting Incident at American Dream Mall in East Rutherford

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East Rutherford NJ, yesterday evening, the New Jersey State Police responded to a shooting incident that occurred at American Dream Mall in East Rutherford, Bergen County.

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NJ State Trooper Prevents Suicide Talks Down Overpass Jumper

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Hillside NJ, Last week, a New Jersey State Trooper rescued a suicidal man attempting to jump from an overpass in Hillside, Union County.

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New Jersey State Police and NJ Attorney General’s Office Join Forces to Respond to the Rapid Raise in Auto Thefts State Wide

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Trenton NJ, Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and New Jersey State Police Superintendent Colonel Patrick J. Callahan today warned residents about a serious spike in motor vehicle thefts across the state, while noting that stolen vehicles are frequently used to commit other violent crimes. To address this growing concern, the New Jersey State Police and Division of Criminal Justice are expanding the Auto Theft Task Force by adding additional detectives and prosecutors, as well as bringing on board additional police departments from around the state.

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NJ State Police Seeking Public’s Assistance with Identifying Human Remains

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Carteret NJ, the New Jersey State Police Missing Persons & Human Trafficking Unit and the Carteret Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying the body of a woman that was found at a waterfront park in Carteret, N.J.

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New Jersey State Police Arrest Teaneck Man After DWI Traffic Stop Leads to Drug and Weapon Changes

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Teaneck NJ, the New Jersey State Police have arrested Kevin A. Simmons, 49, of Teaneck N.J. after a traffic stop led to a DWI arrest and the recovery of weapons and drugs.

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Governor Murphy Declares State of Emergency in Preparation for Winter Storm

Commercial Vehicle Restrictions in Place on Multiple Interstate Highways Beginning 5:00 P.M. Tonight

Trenton NJ, Governor Phil Murphy declared that New Jersey will enter a State of Emergency effective at 5:00 p.m., in preparation for a winter storm forecasted to impact the state with severe weather conditions starting tonight, Friday January 28, through the afternoon of Saturday, January 29. Executive Order No. 285 declares a State of Emergency across all 21 counties in New Jersey, allowing resources to be deployed throughout the state during the duration of the storm.

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Soaring Commodity Prices have led to a Recent Spurt in Catalytic Converter Thefts Statewide

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Trenton  NJ, the New Jersey State Police is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying two suspects who allegedly stole two catalytic converters from the Victor Robbins Group located on State Highway 38 in Hainsport Township, Burlington County.

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Light Snow but Hazardous Travel Conditions , Especially for the Friday Morning Commute

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Ridgewood NJ, New Jersey State Police warn widespread snow is expected to impact our state Thursday night into Friday morning. Be sure to monitor the weather closely as forecasts can change.

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