LINDEN — Vincenzo Wegrzynek, a 5 year veteran of the Linden Police Department, took First Place in the Third Annual Union County Sheriff’s Department Pistol Competition, held recently at the Union County Pistol Range. Wegrzynek competed with municipal officers from nine Union County departments as well as the county police, sheriff’s department, and Kean University officers. […]
LINDEN — Linden Library Board of Trustees President Doris J. Henel was honored as Trustee of the Year at the Libraries of Union County Consortium Annual Reception, held on Oct. 9 at the Cranford Community Center.
LINDEN — On Oct. 19 at 1:59 a.m. officers responded to the 800 block of Gilchrist Avenue on a report of a fight in the street. Upon arrival, a group of individuals began to disperse when an officer observed a man walking away from the scene holding something in his waistband. The officer approached the man, […]
LINDEN — On Oct. 12, at 12:40 a.m., Linden officer Joseph Rivera was on patrol when he observed an individual who he knew was wanted on an arrest warrant. He approached the man, later identified as Kason M. Taylor, 20, of Roselle on the 1100 block of Chandler Ave. As he approached Taylor, he observed him allegedly placing […]
LINDEN — On Aug. 10, the victim of a credit card theft confronted two suspects who allegedly used her credit card as they were exiting Julien’s Army & Navy, 316 N. Wood Ave. The two escaped by running through backyards dropping clothes and sneakers that they had purchased with the stolen card. After an eight […]
LINDEN — Linden High School Marching Band recently won first place at a South Brunswick competition taking awards in best overall effect and best music. Congratulations to the band.
LINDEN — On Oct. 6, at 10:13 p.m., officers responded to the 900 block of S. Wood Ave. on a report of animal cruelty. Officers spoke to a 22-year-old Linden man who told them that he took possession of four American Bulldog puppies from an acquaintance, Kimberly R. Matthews, age 26, of Linden. He told […]
LINDEN — The Linden Police Department is having a food drive for the local food banks in Linden. The LPD is asking for the community’s help by donating non-perishable foods for the following food banks: LINCS, Linden Housing Authority, Linden Presbyterian Church Mission Project, St. Andrew’s/ABC Group Home, First Baptist Church Sister’s & Brother’s Outreach and St. John’s the Apostle […]
LINDEN — On Oct. 5, at 10:53 a.m., police received several 9-1-1- calls of a serious car accident at the Hess gas station 731 E. Edgar Rd. (Routes 1&9). A preliminary investigation revealed that an Acura compact vehicle occupied by 5 persons was travelling south on Routes 1&9 when the driver apparently lost control of […]
UNION – On Friday, October 25, 2013, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at Gran Centurions in Clark, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County will honor Mayor J. Christian Bollwage – City of Elizabeth, Timothy Williams – Elizabethtown Gas, and Altria Group. Presentation of these prestigious awards will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. prior […]