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No injuries in Wednesday morning school bus accident

No one aboard a Montclair school bus was injured when it was involved in an accident early Wednesday morning.The accident occurred at the intersection of Orange Road and Pleasant Way just before 7:30 a.m....

Montclair police see increase in sexual assault reports in 2017

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAlthough Montclair saw a slight decrease in sexual assaults in 2018 — from 13 in 2017 to 10 in 2018 — officials said a larger number are involving high school-age students.And as...

Montclair Police Blotter, Oct. 24

ARRESTS Friday, Oct. 18—A 47-year-old Woodbridge woman was arrested on Bloomfield Avenue and charged with driving while intoxicated. Saturday, Oct. 19—A 63-year-old Montclair man was arrested on Bloomfield Avenue and charged with driving while intoxicated. Sunday, Oct....

Police arrest five after high-speed chase that ends on parkway

Montclair police apprehended five Elizabeth and Newark residents who allegedly attempted burglarizing a car parked behind Grove Street Liquors, then fled, resulting in a high speed police chase ending on the Garden State Parkway, on Wednesday, Oct. 16.

Montclair Police Blotter, Oct. 17

ARRESTS Saturday, Oct. 12—A 33-year-old Belleville woman was arrested on the corner of Bloomfield Avenue and South Park Street, and charged with driving while intoxicated. Sunday, Oct. 13—A 29-year-old Garfield man was arrested on the corner...

In Brief: MPD to crack down on motorists who drive impaired

Law enforcement officials from Montclair Police Department will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of their Traffic Safety Initiatives for 2019. The first DWI checkpoint will take place...

Montclair’s Bloomfield Avenue overhaul in the works

Essex County hopes to break ground on a major overhaul of Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair in 2020, with construction lasting until the fall of 2021.

In brief: Montclair issues flash flood warnings

A Flash flood watch is in effect from 4 p.m. this afternoon, Oct. 16, through late tonight.

Montclair Police Blotter, Oct. 10

ARRESTS Tuesday, Oct. 1—A 66-year-old Bloomfield woman was arrested on the corner of Glenridge Avenue and Baldwin Street and charged with driving while intoxicated. Wednesday, Oct. 2—A 39-year-old Little Falls man was arrested on Upper Mountain...
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Crime report: Montclair saw drops in some types of crime in 2018

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMost crime in Montclair remained steady or declined between 2017 and 2018, but murder and sexual assault saw an uptick, according to the Uniform Crime Reports assembled by the FBI and the...