Threats Take Down Bethesda Schools Like Dominos Threats Take Down Bethesda Schools Like Dominos
Threats Take Down Bethesda Schools Like Dominos Threats were being called into Bethesda schools one after the other on Friday, May 17. Walt Whitman High School in Montgomery County was evacuated due to a threat Friday, May 17, around 12:20 p.m., police said. The threat was deemed unfounded just before 1:30 p.m. Twenty minutes later, the Bethesda Elementary School was evacuated due to a threat. The school in lockdown as of 1:50 p.m. At 2 p.m., the threat was deemed unfounded No others had been called in as of 2:50 p.m.
Prostitution Sting: 5 Busted Trying To Pay Springfield Cops For Sex Prostitution Sting: 5 Busted Trying To Pay Springfield Cops For Sex
Prostitution Sting: 5 Busted Trying To Pay Springfield Cops For Sex Springfield police have arrested five men in a sweeping prostitution sting earlier this week, authorities said.  The sting was part of a neighborhood quality-of-life initiative after several people complained of seeing sex, drugs, and violence taking place in broad daylight in the South End of the city, police said.  Related: 7 Men Busted In Holyoke Prostitution Sting The men were charged with paying for sexual conduct. They are:  Trevon Lombard-Wilson, 23, of Springfield (He also receive a charge of open and gross lewdness) Ralph Fernandez, 51, of Springfield Durand Goe…
GOTCHA! Arrest Made In Theft Of $62,000 Worth Of Parts From BMW HQ: Woodcliff Lake PD GOTCHA! Arrest Made In Theft Of $62,000 Worth Of Parts From BMW HQ: Woodcliff Lake PD
Gotcha! Arrest Made In Theft Of $62,000 Worth Of Parts From BMW HQ: Woodcliff Lake PD 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: Thieves stole and then sold $62,000 worth of parts from vehicles at BMW North America’s corporate headquarters in Woodcliff Lake, police said in announcing the arrest of a suspect. Joseph Domenico Varano, 21, of Bloomfield and his cohorts hit the parking lot of the campus off Chestnut Ridge Road near the Garden State Parkway on May 4, Woodcliff Lake Police Chief Stephen Regula said. Borough police identified Varano and arrested him at his home on Thursday, May 16, with help from Bloomfield police. They charged him with six counts of motor vehicle burglary, theft, criminal misc…
Plainfield Man Gets 40 Years For Strangling Girlfriend: Prosecutor Plainfield Man Gets 40 Years For Strangling Girlfriend: Prosecutor
Plainfield Man Gets 40 Years For Strangling Girlfriend: Prosecutor A 24-year-old Plainfield man was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Wednesday, May 15, for strangling his 19-year-old girlfriend to death in 2020, authorities said. On July 6, 2020, Plainfield police conducted a welfare check and found the body of 19-year-old Brenda Montoya-Cruz, Union County Prosecutor William Daniel and Plainfield Police Director James T. Abney said.  Bryan Gonzales-Martinez was convicted of first-degree murder last June, authorities said. He must serve 85% of his sentence before he is eligible for parole, authorities said. 
Woman Robbed Salvation Army, Assaulted Employee: Newark PD Woman Robbed Salvation Army, Assaulted Employee: Newark PD
Woman Robbed Salvation Army, Assaulted Employee: Newark PD A woman robbed a Salvation Army in Newark, assaulting an employee on Wednesday, May 15, authorities said. At 4 p.m., police responded to the Salvation Army Thrift Shop and Donation Center at 74 Pennington St. in Newark on a report of a robbery, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said.  The woman attempted to leave the store with $100 in merchandise without paying for it, so employees locked the door to prevent her from leaving, Fragé said. The woman shoved an employee to the floor, unlocked the door and fled westbound on Pennington St., Fragé said. The employee&n…
21-Year-Old Who Assaulted Montville Teens, Fled State, Arrested: Police 21-Year-Old Who Assaulted Montville Teens, Fled State, Arrested: Police
21-Year-Old Who Assaulted Montville Teens, Fled State, Arrested: Police Nearly three years after a man allegedly assaulted a pair of teen girls in Connecticut, police have extradited and arrested him. Carlos Davila, age 21 of New London County was arrested on Wednesday, May 15 for the Montville incident, which occurred in 2021, Connecticut State Police announced. According to his arrest warrant, Davila (who was 19 at the time) met with two 14-year-old girls near Oakville Elementary School on July 9, 2021. He had met one of the two girls on Instagram, where he reportedly asked her for explicit pictures, which she did not send. Davila then asked the girl to m…
Chemical Extinguisher Helps At Northvale Machine Shop Fire Chemical Extinguisher Helps At Northvale Machine Shop Fire
Chemical Extinguisher Helps At Northvale Machine Shop Fire Firefighters used a high-volume dry chemical extinguisher to help with a machine shop blaze in Northvale. The Livingston Street fire ignited shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday, May 16. The Paramus Fire Department’s Foam Unit provided a significant assist extinguishing flames on aluminum shavings that were placed in metal barrels and brought outside. Crews remained at the scene until about 7:30 p.m. Firefighters who went into the building were sent to a decon station due to burning metals and materials. Other mutual aid companies at the scene and in coverage included firefighters from Closter…
Fire Destroys 95-Year-Old Woman's 'Cherished Home' In Spring Lake Fire Destroys 95-Year-Old Woman's 'Cherished Home' In Spring Lake
Fire Destroys 95-Year-Old Woman's 'Cherished Home' In Spring Lake The Monmouth County home of a 95-year-old woman and her son was destroyed by a fire, according to a fundraising campaign. A GoFundMe page said Theresa and James Sangillo's home on Morris Avenue in Spring Lake caught fire on Saturday, May 11. More than $7,500 had been raised from at least 41 donations as of Friday, May 17. The GoFundMe's creator Diana DeMarco said Theresa's late husband Eugene built the home about 50 years ago. "This cherished home holds decades of memories, where Theresa raised her children, Michael and James, and where her own mother peacefully passed away at the remarkab…
Know Anything? Mail Thieves At Large In Manhasset, Police Say Know Anything? Mail Thieves At Large In Manhasset, Police Say
Know Anything? Mail Thieves At Large In Manhasset, Police Say Police are asking for the community’s assistance in locating two people who they say stole mail from a Long Island post office. It happened on Monday, May 13 in Manhasset, Nassau County Police said. Just after 4:30 a.m. that day at the US Postal Service building, located at 28 Maple Place, a man walked up and began taking mail out of the post office’s mailbox. Once he was done, authorities said he got into a gray BMW – operated by a second person – and drove off in an unknown direction. The man was described as wearing a mask, gloves, and a black Nike tracksuit. No description is avai…
Plainfield Man Sentenced For DWI Crash That Injured Seven: Somerset County Prosecutor Plainfield Man Sentenced For DWI Crash That Injured Seven: Somerset County Prosecutor
Plainfield Man Sentenced For DWI Crash That Injured Seven: Somerset County Prosecutor A 24-year-old Plainfield man was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday, May 10, for a DUI crash that left seven people injured last June. Jose Cruz Villanueva-Izaguirre was behind the wheel of a 2004 Honda Civic and collided with a Kia Sedona after driving at high speed through a red light on June 11, 2023, at 2:09 a.m., Somerset County Prosecutor John McDonald said. Villanueva-Izaguirre, as well as his passengers — two adults and a teen — were seriously injured in the crash, authorities said. One passenger was found unresponsive in the back seat, suffering from near-fatal i…
Tractor Trailer Crashes On I-66, Miles Of Traffic Backups Reported Tractor Trailer Crashes On I-66, Miles Of Traffic Backups Reported
Tractor Trailer Crashes On I-66, Miles Of Traffic Backups Reported A tractor trailer crash on I-66 in Fauquier County caused miles of backups Friday morning, May 17, the VDOT site shows. It happened at mile marker 24.8, closing all westbound lanes. Traffic backups were 3 miles as of press time.
Overnight Shooting Kills 1 In Bailey's Crossroads (DEVELOPING) Overnight Shooting Kills 1 In Bailey's Crossroads (DEVELOPING)
Overnight Shooting Kills 1 In Bailey's Crossroads (Developing) One person was killed in a shooting overnight in Fairfax County, police said. It happened on the 6000 blk of Argyle Drive in Bailey’s Crossroads around 3:20 a.m., county police said. The man was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. Preliminary, involved parties appear to be known to each other, police said.