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Body Of Missing Paddleboarder Recovered From NJ Lake Body Of Missing Paddleboarder Recovered From NJ Lake
Body Of Missing Paddleboarder Recovered From NJ Lake The search for a missing paddleboarder on a Sussex County lake came to a tragic end Sunday morning, July 7, police said. James Lee, 61, of Sandyston, had been on a stand-up paddleboard on Kittatinny Lake when he fell into the water and did not re-emerge Friday, July 5 around 6:45 p.m., New Jersey State Police Sgt. Charles Marchan said. His body was recovered Sunday morning, July 8, according to Marchan. The incident remains under investigation.
14-Year-Old Newark Girl Missing: Police (PHOTO) 14-Year-Old Newark Girl Missing: Police (PHOTO)
14-Year-Old Newark Girl Missing: Police (Photo) A 14-year-old girl has been missing in Newark since Sunday, June 9, authorities said. Kamisha Austin was last seen on the 100 block of 12th Avenue wearing a black T-shirt, blue jean shorts, and black sneakers, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said,  She is 5'3" and 160 lbs. with brown eyes and black hair.  She is known to frequent 250 Georgia King Village, Fragé said. Anyone with information is asked to call 1-877-695-8477.
Woman Missing In Newark: Police (PHOTO) Woman Missing In Newark: Police (PHOTO)
Woman Missing In Newark: Police (Photo) A 79-year-old Newark woman was reported missing on Saturday, June 8, authorities said. Felisima Alvarez was last seen at noon heading northbound on North 7th Street toward 6th Avenue, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé said. Alvarez has been diagnosed with diabetes and memory loss, Fragé said. She speaks only Spanish, Fragé said. She is 5'3" and weighs 130 lbs. and was last seen wearing a long sleeve plaid shirt, blue jeans with an embroidering design on the back pants pocket, and gray, black, and white sneakers with her hair in a bun, Fragé said. Anyone …
Car Of Woman Missing For Month Found Disabled In 3,300-Acre NJ State Forest Car Of Woman Missing For Month Found Disabled In 3,300-Acre NJ State Forest
Car Of Woman Missing For Month Found Disabled In 3,300-Acre NJ State Forest The vehicle of a 37-year-old woman missing for a month has been found disabled in a New Jersey State Forest, authorities said. Danielle Lopez's 2008 2-door blue Hyundai Accent was found disabled on Lost Lane Road in Penn State Forest, Woodland Township, New Jersey State Police announced on Wednesday, May 22. According to the Aware Foundation, Lopez last spoke with her family on April 12 when she said she was going camping in the Wharton State Forest. Lopez was last seen on Saturday, April 13, at approximately 9:10 a.m. at the Wawa on Route 72 in Vincentown, police said. She is known to fre…
Remains Of Maywood Man Missing Since 1982 Found In Bergen Creek Remains Of Maywood Man Missing Since 1982 Found In Bergen Creek
Remains Of Maywood Man Missing Since 1982 Found In Bergen Creek The last time his buddies saw Charles Murphy, former World Series MVP Reggie Jackson had returned to the Bronx, hit a home run and helped the California Angels beat their beloved Yankees. That was 42 years ago. Decades passed, then Doug Bishop showed up. Bishop's name may be familiar to some, thanks to the acclaim the diver received for his help finding the remains in a South Jersey river late last week of a Camden woman who'd gone missing 14 years ago. That was actually a side trip of sorts. Bishop and his non-profit United Search Corps had brought their sonar to New Jersey fo…
Elderly Man Missing In West Orange Elderly Man Missing In West Orange
Elderly Man Missing In West Orange Timothy Robinson has been missing from West Orange since Thursday, May 16, authorities said. He was last seen at 4:25 p.m. on Central Avenue near the Orange border, West Orange police said. Robinson is an elderly man who has memory loss, police said. He was last seen wearing a brown jacket, black sweatpants and a blue hat. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the West Orange Police Department at 973-325-4000.
Body Pulled From NJ River ID'd As Woman Who Vanished 14 Years Ago, Family Says Body Pulled From NJ River ID'd As Woman Who Vanished 14 Years Ago, Family Says
Body Pulled From NJ River ID'd As Woman Who Vanished 14 Years Ago, Family Says The family of a New Jersey woman who disappeared finally has some closure. The body recovered along with three cars from the Cooper River in Pennsauken last week has been identified by her daughter as Bernadine Gunner, who went missing in July 2010. AFTER 13 LONG YEARS WE HAVE CLOSURE, MY MOM WAS FOUND 💔😢. SIP MOM I DON’T EVEN KNOW HOW TO FEEL RIGHT NOW…... Posted by Julia Young on Thursday, May 16, 2024 In a Facebook post shared Saturday, May 18, Julia Young says United Search Corps was behind the recovery operation in Pennsauken on Thursday, May 16, in which dive teams …
Missing NYC Man Identified From Human Remains Found In South Jersey Woods: Prosecutors Missing NYC Man Identified From Human Remains Found In South Jersey Woods: Prosecutors
Missing NYC Man Identified From Human Remains Found In South Jersey Woods: Prosecutors A New York City man missing for more than a decade has been identified from human remains found in Atlantic County, authorities said. Kevin Morris was recently identified from the remains discovered in Galloway Township on Monday, June 7, 2021, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release on Monday, May 13. He was reported missing at 32 years old in Staten Island in October 2011.  The skeletal remains were found in the woods at 187 South Pomona Avenue. The address is for the Pomona Gunning Club and is about a mile from the campus of Stockton University. Accordin…
Whole Foods Worker Goes Missing After Shift At North Jersey Store: Police Whole Foods Worker Goes Missing After Shift At North Jersey Store: Police
Whole Foods Worker Goes Missing After Shift At North Jersey Store: Police A 60-year-old Orange man has been missing since he worked a shift at Whole Foods Market on Sunday, April 21. Rousier Romain did not return home after he left his shift abruptly at the Whole Foods in Vauxhall, Township of Union police said. Romaine left Whole Foods at 3:40 p.m. and was last seen on foot in the parking lot near the fence along the edge of Route 78, adjacent to the property, police said. Romain’s vehicle was found parked in the lot and his cell phone is currently turned off, police said. Romain suffers from several medical conditions which require medication, police said..&nbs…
SEEN HER? Concerns Grow Following Bogus Call That Missing NJ Woman Had Died SEEN HER? Concerns Grow Following Bogus Call That Missing NJ Woman Had Died
Seen HER? Concerns Grow Following Bogus Call That Missing NJ Woman Had Died 𝗠𝗜𝗦𝗦𝗜𝗡𝗚: A caller's claim that a missing single mom had died hasn't been confirmed, said authorities in Englewood who've stepped up their search for her. Concerns initially were raised when Cynthia Anderson, 33, who'd recently been homeless, stopped communicating with friends, police said. They became extremely worried when none of them could find her, Lt. Fred Pulice said. "No one's been in touch with her for a while," the lieutenant said on Wednesday, April 17, nine days after Anderson was last heard from. "There's genuine concern." One of the friends got a call from a masked number tha…
'Undone Melody': Funeral Held For Montclair State Freshman Found Dead In Newark Bay 'Undone Melody': Funeral Held For Montclair State Freshman Found Dead In Newark Bay
'Undone Melody': Funeral Held For Montclair State Freshman Found Dead In Newark Bay A funeral Mass was held Tuesday, March 19, for an 18-year-old Montclair State University freshman from Jersey City whose body was recovered from Newark Bay. Hayley Alvarado had been missing since just before Christmas last year. Her body was spotted and then recovered from the bay near Gregg County Park in Bayonne on March 5, according to the Hudson County Sheriff’s Department. The Filipino American teen reportedly was wearing the same blue "Delaware" t-shirt that her father said he bought her during a trip to Maryland two years ago, as well as the same pants and shoes. She was officially…
Missing Morris County Man Found Safe Missing Morris County Man Found Safe
Missing Morris County Man Found Safe A 29-year-old Parsippany man who went missing last week has been safely located, police said.
FOUND! Saddle Brook Man Reunited With Family After Four Days FOUND! Saddle Brook Man Reunited With Family After Four Days
Found! Saddle Brook Man Reunited With Family After Four Days UPDATE: A Saddle Brook man who authorities said went missing this past Sunday was reunited with his family on Thursday, March 14, authorities confirmed. Jeffrey DeMaria, the 57-year-old owner-operator of a local trucking company, had last been seen near his home on Alberta Drive around 6:30 p.m. March 10, family members and police said. A search was launched and shared widely online. Then came word early Thursday afternoon. DeMaria and his family asked that no additional information be released publicly, Saddle Brook Police Officer In Charge John Zotollo said.
14-Year-Old Girl Missing From Newark Found Safe (UPDATED) 14-Year-Old Girl Missing From Newark Found Safe (UPDATED)
14-Year-Old Girl Missing From Newark Found Safe (Updated) A 14-year-old Newark resident, who went missing on Monday, March 4, was located unharmed, police said.
UPDATE: Hiker Who Went Missing In Ringwood State Park Found In Rockland UPDATE: Hiker Who Went Missing In Ringwood State Park Found In Rockland
Update: Hiker Who Went Missing In Ringwood State Park Found In Rockland UPDATE: A 63-year-old hiker from Wayne who'd gone missing in Ringwood State Park was found a few miles away the next day across the state line in Rockland County, authorities said. Police say they can thank Ring and Facebook. Carol Fumiko Heimbach was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern after she was located in Sloatsburg around 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 4, said Caryn Shinske, the senior press officer for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. She was none the worse for wear, although still a bit disoriented from a night in the woods, responders said. Heimback, …
HEROES: North Bergen Detectives Find Missing Woman, 58, Cold, Shivering In Jersey City Park HEROES: North Bergen Detectives Find Missing Woman, 58, Cold, Shivering In Jersey City Park
Heroes: North Bergen Detectives Find Missing Woman, 58, Cold, Shivering In Jersey City Park North Bergen detectives found a township woman cold and shivering on a Jersey City park bench two days after she went missing. A solid tip generated by media attention helped make it happen, they said. Maria Martin-Vila, 58, was reportedly last seen boarding a southbound commuter van on Bergenline Avenue at 80th Street across from Braddock Park around 1 p.m. Feb. 26. "Because of the attention this story garnered, we received a credible tip that the victim was seen in the area of Bowers and Palisade Avenue in Jersey City," North Bergen Detective Capt. David Dowd said. "Detectives were…
Search Launched For 12-Year-Old Girl Missing In Newark: Police (PHOTO) Search Launched For 12-Year-Old Girl Missing In Newark: Police (PHOTO)
Search Launched For 12-Year-Old Girl Missing In Newark: Police (Photo) A 12-year-old Newark girl has been missing since Friday, Feb. 16, authorities said. Samiiyah Lopez-McMillan was last seen on the 90 block of Fabyan Place on Friday, Feb. 16, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé said. She was reported missing on Thursday, Feb. 22, Fragé said. Samiiyah was last seen wearing black jeans and a gray jacket, Fragé said. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call 1-877-695-8477.
CHI LO HA VISTO? FBI Hopes Someone Has Seen NJ Man Who Went Missing In Italy CHI LO HA VISTO? FBI Hopes Someone Has Seen NJ Man Who Went Missing In Italy
CHI LO HA Visto? FBI Hopes Someone Has Seen NJ Man Who Went Missing In Italy SEEN HIM? The FBI this weekend released age-progressed drawings of a missing Jersey Shore man who was last known to be hiking through a remote section of Italy nearly five years ago. Liam Biran, a wine steward from Marlboro, NJ, who aspired to be a sommelier, was 32 when he headed to Israel to visit his grandparents the second week of April 2019. In his last LinkedIn post, Biran wrote that he was "tracking vineyards in Israel. From golan Heights to desert shores. Networked, photographed, and discussed options for export." Biran -- who had duel American and Israeli passports -- had planned …
12-Year-Old Newark Boy Missing For Almost Two Weeks: Police 12-Year-Old Newark Boy Missing For Almost Two Weeks: Police
12-Year-Old Newark Boy Missing For Almost Two Weeks: Police Brayden Killings, a 12-year-year-old Newark boy has been missing since Friday, Nov. 17, police said. Killings, who was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and oppositional defiant order, was last seen on the 100 block of Badger Avenue at 11 a.m., Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé said. He is 4'9" and weighs 90 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes, Fragé said. He was last seen wearing gray jeans, a gray hoodie and white and gray sneakers, Fragé said. He is a frequent runaway, Fragé said. Anyone with information is asked to call 1-877-695-8477.
Months-Long Search For Missing NJ Teacher Lara Emanuele Comes To Tragic End Months-Long Search For Missing NJ Teacher Lara Emanuele Comes To Tragic End
Months-Long Search For Missing NJ Teacher Lara Emanuele Comes To Tragic End The months-long search for Lara Emanuele has come to a tragic end. The 46-year-old woman's body was found in a wooded area off Howard Boulevard and Route 80 in Roxbury Township, with help from K9 Denali from the Ramapo Search and Rescue Organization, Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll said. "While the outcome of the search is disappointing, the officers and volunteers who worked tirelessly to find Emanuele have earned our gratitude," Carroll said. "Your efforts will help bring closure to this family and this community.” Emanuele, a teacher at Alexander Hamilton Elementary School i…
Teen Girl Found At High School After Hours-Long Search Of Watchung Reservation Teen Girl Found At High School After Hours-Long Search Of Watchung Reservation
Teen Girl Found At High School After Hours-Long Search Of Watchung Reservation A 14-year-old girl was found after an hours-long search across Union County. Sources tell Daily Voice that Sophia Hetrick was found at Watchung Hills High School, nearly seven miles from where she went missing, sometime around 11 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22.  The teen, who has autism, went missing around 3 p.m. while hiking with her family in the Loop Recreation area of Watchung Reservation, Union County officials said. A large-scale search was carried out, bringing a dive team and multiple agencies to the reservation. EMS 77 was sent to the Watchung Reservation in Mountainside to provide r…
19-Year-Old Israeli Soldier From Bergen County Missing After Attacks: Gov. Murphy 19-Year-Old Israeli Soldier From Bergen County Missing After Attacks: Gov. Murphy
19-Year-Old Israeli Soldier From Bergen County Missing After Attacks: Gov. Murphy A 19-year-old man from Bergen County is among the Americans reported missing in Israel among the Hamas attacks, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said. Edan Alexander, a graduate of Tenafly High School, was serving in the Israeli Defense Forces' Golani Brigade near the Gaza Strip and has not been heard from since the attacks on Saturday, Oct. 7, Murphy said at a vigil in Hoboken on Tuesday, Oct. 10. "To every New Jerseyan with friends or loved ones in Israel and the Mideast region, please know that your neighbors—here, and across the nation—stand with you," Murphy said. "We will do everything we …
Body Recovered From Point Pleasant Beach Body Recovered From Point Pleasant Beach
Body Recovered From Point Pleasant Beach A body washed up on a New Jersey beach this weekend, officials said. The recovery was made around 3:05 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at Channel Drive in Point Pleasant Beach, a spokesman for New Jersey State Police said. It was not immediately clear if the body was that of Derek Narby, the 21-year-old boater from Brick who went missing last week in the Manasquan Inlet.
REWARD INCREASED: Offer For Help Finding Missing Clifton Man Boosted To $2,000 REWARD INCREASED: Offer For Help Finding Missing Clifton Man Boosted To $2,000
Reward Increased: Offer For Help Finding Missing Clifton Man Boosted To $2,000 Family members said they last spoke with Edgar Pelaez of Clifton by phone on July 16, 2022. No one has seen nor heard from him since, police said. Authorities recharged the case on Wednesday, Aug. 30, increasing a reward for help finding the father of two to $2,000. Edgar, 39, was last known to be in the area of Hoover Avenue in Passaic, Clifton Police Detective Lt. Robert Bracken said. He'd also frequented Botany Village (Clifton) and Parker Avenue in Passaic. “His family is concerned for his welfare due to existing medical issues,” Clifton police had said after he'd been reported missin…
SEEN HIM? 'Endangered' Bergen Man, 40, Reported Missing SEEN HIM? 'Endangered' Bergen Man, 40, Reported Missing
Seen HIM? 'Endangered' Bergen Man, 40, Reported Missing A Ridgewood man who was reported missing has been found, police said Sunday, Aug. 27. David Terrin, 40, had walked away from a residence on Van Buren Avenue without a cellphone, cash, wallet or ID, they said the day before. They didn't say where or when he was found or whether he required any medical attention.
FOUND! Bergen County Senior Who'd Gone Missing Reported Safe FOUND! Bergen County Senior Who'd Gone Missing Reported Safe
Found! Bergen County Senior Who'd Gone Missing Reported Safe A Bergen County woman who went missing overnight Saturday was found shortly before noon nearly an hour's drive away. Eileen Heffernan, 75, left her Kinderkamack Road home and was last seen at 4:30 a.m. Aug. 26, borough police said. Police pinged her cellphone to Branchville, in Sussex County, and she was found a short time later. Hefferman was taken to a nearby hospital for an evaluation, they said.
NJ Teen Took Fatal Leap From NYC Hotel Rooftop After Breakup: Report NJ Teen Took Fatal Leap From NYC Hotel Rooftop After Breakup: Report
NJ Teen Took Fatal Leap From NYC Hotel Rooftop After Breakup: Report Community support is growing for the family of a 17-year-old boy from Central Jersey who went missing and was later found dead. Noah Legaspi, of Metuchen, went missing on Thursday, Aug 17. He was last heard from in Perth Amboy.  On Wednesday, Aug. 22, Noah's family announced he had been found dead, after having jumped from the Deutsche Bank Center in New York City, according to the NY Daily News. According to the outlet, Noah and his girlfriend had broken up just before he got into a taxi and somehow ended up in New York City. Noah rode a freight elevator to the Columbus Circle b…
SUCCESS! Englewood Police Reunite Wandering Senior With Family SUCCESS! Englewood Police Reunite Wandering Senior With Family
Success! Englewood Police Reunite Wandering Senior With Family A senior suffering from memory loss was reunited with his family following a public appeal by Englewood police. The man -- whose name they believe is Jose Manuel Valero Gomez -- was found walking on a residential stretch of West Palisade Avene near the corner of Palisade Place. Gomez, who's believed to be in his 70s, only speaks Spanish, Police Lt. Fred Pulice said. "He looks to be in good physical health but can't remember some things," the lieutenant said late Friday afternoon, Aug. 18. City police posted photos online and showed them around the neighborhood, then brought the man t…
Man Extradited Back To NJ, Charged With Murdering Sister-In-Law, 9-Year-Old Niece Man Extradited Back To NJ, Charged With Murdering Sister-In-Law, 9-Year-Old Niece
Man Extradited Back To NJ, Charged With Murdering Sister-In-Law, 9-Year-Old Niece Everoy Morrison, a 44-year-old Roselle resident, has been extradited back to New Jersey from Maryland to face charges of bludgeoning his 45-year-old sister-in-law and 9-year-old niece to death, authorities said. Morrison was charged with two counts of first degree murder back in May. In April, Roselle Police Officers were called to a home on the 200 block of West 7th Ave on a report of two missing people, Union County Prosecutor William Daniel said. A search of the home uncovered the bodies, Daniel said. Police discovered Keisha's vehicle had been taken and tracked the vehicle to Maryl…
Police Sniff Out Dead Dogs Crated In Backyard NJ Shed Police Sniff Out Dead Dogs Crated In Backyard NJ Shed
Police Sniff Out Dead Dogs Crated In Backyard NJ Shed Two New Jersey residents are facing animal cruelty charges after a pair of dead dogs were found dead in crates in a backyard shed. Justina T. Erving, 28, was being held in the Ocean County Jail while Jarriel S. Walton, 29, remained at large as of Wednesday, July 5, authorities in Little Egg Harbor said. Police were called to a home on Tavistock Drive on Saturday, July 1, following complaints of a foul odor coming from a shed in the backyard. There, police found two dogs, both about 1 year in age, dead inside of a crate, inside of the shed "under conditions that indicated cruelty or abuse t…
Morris County Woman Missing For 2 Days, Vehicle Found At Nearby Holiday Inn: Prosecutor Morris County Woman Missing For 2 Days, Vehicle Found At Nearby Holiday Inn: Prosecutor
Morris County Woman Missing For 2 Days, Vehicle Found At Nearby Holiday Inn: Prosecutor Seen her? Authorities are seeking the public’s help locating a missing Morris County woman whose vehicle was found at a local Holiday Inn. Lara Emanuel, 46, of Roxbury, was last seen in Roxbury on Wednesday, June 7, Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll said. Her vehicle was found at the Holiday Inn Express in Mount Arlington the morning of Thursday, June 8, the prosecutor added. Emanuel is 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs about 125 pounds, and has red hair. “The Roxbury Police Department with the assistance of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office has been diligently working o…