Montclair luring incident

Police release composite sketch in Montclair attempted luring incident

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Police Department has released a composite sketch of a man believed to have been involved in an attempted luring incident earlier this week.On Jan. 2, an 11-year-old girl reported that...

Homeless man seen in Montclair High School auditorium lobby

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA homeless man entered Montclair High School by an unsecured door Friday morning, district officials said.A student arriving at the school just before 7 a.m. on Jan. 4 spotted the man in...
Montclair luring incident

Montclair student approached in attempted luring incident

 By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsPolice and school district officials are alerting parents and students of a possible attempted luring on Alexander Avenue after a young girl reported being approached by a man asking her if she...

Montclair sees only five package thefts at holidays, police say

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsTis the season… for stolen packages, usually. But as of Dec. 28, the Montclair Police Department had received only five reports of package theft for November and December combined, said Montclair Police...

Montclair Police Department receives accreditation

The Montclair Police Department has received accreditation status with the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP). Harry J. Delgado, New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police accreditation program manager, presented...
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Mayor wants safety concerns at apartment complex addressed

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalUnion Gardens at 50 Greenwood Ave. has been the site of 30 police responses in 2017 and 22 in 2018 — the latter including the township’s third homicide of 2018....
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Parents seek traffic calming measures at Bellevue, Upper Mountain

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalDozens of vehicles will pass through the intersection of Bellevue and Upper Mountain avenues before motorists allow pedestrians — many of whom are students — to cross, a resident told...

Montclair Police under review in connection with Glen Ridge crash

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA high-speed chase involving Montclair Police officers, which ended with two dead following a crash in Glen Ridge, is under investigation by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.The preliminary investigation indicates that...

Police looking for boyfriend charged with Union Gardens murder

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsKenneth Jones of Montclair has been charged with the fatal stabbing of Tameeka Johnson, 41, also of Montclair.Johnson's murder is the third in Montclair this year.On Nov. 12, Montclair Police...

Friends remember Montclair’s Joan Juengling

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThose who knew Montclair resident Joan Juengling, who perished in a train accident last week, said that her beauty shone inside and out.As family and friends prepared for funeral services this week,...