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Driver Seriously Injured In Route 23 Crash: NJSP Driver Seriously Injured In Route 23 Crash: NJSP
Driver Seriously Injured In Route 23 Crash: Njsp A driver was seriously injured in a crash on Route 23, State Police said. The victim was headed south in a Kia SUV that sideswiped a Hyundai sedan coming in the opposite direction, then careened off the road and into a trailer in Wantage around noon Thursday, May 9, NJSP Sgt. Jeffrey Lebron said. The Kia driver was taken to an area hospital, the sergeant said. No other injuries were reported. New Jersey State Police are investigating.
Tractor Trailer Slams Through Building In Three-Vehicle Crash: Cedar Grove PD Tractor Trailer Slams Through Building In Three-Vehicle Crash: Cedar Grove PD
Tractor Trailer Slams Through Building In Three-Vehicle Crash: Cedar Grove PD Two people were injured after a tractor trailer slammed through a building on Route 23 in Cedar Grove following a three-vehicle crash on Friday, April 26, Cedar Grove police said. At 11:12 a.m., two vehicles and a truck were involved in the crash before the truck struck the building, at 792 Pompton Ave. compromising the structure, police said. Two drivers were extricated and transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. The building is home to the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy. Police, fire, EMS and other agencies are on scene, police said. Cedar Grove Poli…
Firefighters Free Three In Route 23 Head-On Crash Involving Ambulance Firefighters Free Three In Route 23 Head-On Crash Involving Ambulance
Firefighters Free Three In Route 23 Head-On Crash Involving Ambulance Wayne firefighters extricated three occupants following a multi-vehicle head-on crash involving a private ambulance at a Route 23 intersection. No serious injuries were reported in the Feb. 20 mid-morning collision on the northbound highway at the light just past Waynechester Plaza, which sent four occupants in all to the hospital. Firefighters said they used both battery-powered and hydraulic tools to free the patients as traffic kept stretching further in either direction. Wayne police and members of the Memorial First Aid Squad assisted with patient care and support, the smoke eaters sa…
Arrest Made In Pepper-Spray, Stun Gun Ski Barn Robbery In Wayne Arrest Made In Pepper-Spray, Stun Gun Ski Barn Robbery In Wayne
Arrest Made In Pepper-Spray, Stun Gun Ski Barn Robbery In Wayne Detectives from Wayne arrested one of three robbers who pepper-sprayed and tried to zap a Ski Barn employee with a stun gun, authorities said. The victim had confronted Shavani C. Robinson, 34, of Newark and two accomplices -- a man and a woman -- as they tried to flee the Route 23 store with more than $1,000 worth of stolen goods late last year, Detective Capt. Dan Daly said. Store video shows one of the bandits pepper-spraying the employee while another tries using a stun gun that he knocked away, the captain said. Responding officers found the victim still recovering from the spray, Dal…
Wayne PD: Cracked Windshield Leads To Gun Arrests Of Wanted Ex-Con, GF Wayne PD: Cracked Windshield Leads To Gun Arrests Of Wanted Ex-Con, GF
Wayne PD: Cracked Windshield Leads To Gun Arrests Of Wanted Ex-Con, GF A transplanted ex-con and his girlfriend were carrying a gun when Wayne police stopped them, authorities said. Jennifer Cabrol was driving a vehicle with Rhode Island license plates and a cracked windshield when Officers Spencer Schoonmaker and Joseph Cobianchi stopped her and passenger Corey Hiler on Route 23, Detective Capt. Dan Daly said. They quickly discovered an outstanding warrant for Hiler, then learned from police in Rhode Island that the New England native was probably strapped, the captain said. Passaic County Sheriff’s K-9 Max, who was brought to the scene, helped point police …
Wayne PD: Officers Nab Accused Ambulance Thief Burglarizing Route 23 Starbucks Wayne PD: Officers Nab Accused Ambulance Thief Burglarizing Route 23 Starbucks
Wayne PD: Officers Nab Accused Ambulance Thief Burglarizing Route 23 Starbucks A repeat offender caught driving a stolen ambulance last year was arrested by Wayne police after he broke into a Starbucks on Route 23 overnight, authorities said Wednesday. Officers Kevin MacDonald, Michael Sweeney and Trevor Costabile found Jonathan Roman, 35, hiding in a storeroom after responding to a burglar alarm at the Willowbrook Mall-area café shortly after 3:30 a.m. Monday, Detective Capt. Dan Daly said. Roman, of Paterson, had stashed more than $500 that he’d stolen from shop registers in a refrigerator, Daly said. An alarm company representative told police a burglar was seen o…
Wawa Approved In Wayne, 4 Other NJ Locations Opening Soon Wawa Approved In Wayne, 4 Other NJ Locations Opening Soon
Wawa Approved In Wayne, 4 Other NJ Locations Opening Soon Wawa is coming to Wayne. The township's Planning Board on Monday unanimously approved plans for the convenience store and gas station at the former site of Nagel's Candy Barn on Route 23. The 4,736-square-foot convenience store comes with eight fuel pumps with two dispensers each.  Nagel's Candy Barn closed in 2015 after the owner got sick, after nearly 60 years in business. Several other Wawa stores are expected to open in the following locations, its website says: Mount Holly: 570 Rancocas Road, Fall 2020 Eatontown: Route 35 Nr. Meridian Way, Winter 2021 Randolph: 502…
Wayne PD: 1,280 Heroin Folds Found On PA Man Who Hid On Floor During Highway Stop Wayne PD: 1,280 Heroin Folds Found On PA Man Who Hid On Floor During Highway Stop
Wayne PD: 1,280 Heroin Folds Found On PA Man Who Hid On Floor During Highway Stop Wayne police nabbed a Pennsylvania man with 1,280 heroin folds after they found him hiding on the floor of the back seat of a vehicle stopped following a suspicious set of circumstances, authorities said. It began when a Mountain View merchant alerted officers to a man carrying a crowbar in the parking lot of his business. Questioned by police, the man said he’d driven there from the Poconos to help a friend with his disabled vehicle, Detective Capt. Dan Daly said. The vehicle, parked nearby, clearly had been damaged in a crash, Daly said. The man said he couldn’t find his friend – “Tony…
MANHUNT: NJ Murder Suspect, 28, Captured On Roof Of Route 46 Hotel In Wayne Identified MANHUNT: NJ Murder Suspect, 28, Captured On Roof Of Route 46 Hotel In Wayne Identified
Manhunt: NJ Murder Suspect, 28, Captured On Roof Of Route 46 Hotel In Wayne Identified An ex-con from North Carolina wanted in an Essex County homicide was captured on the roof of a Route 46 hotel in Wayne before dawn Tuesday, multiple law enforcement sources told Daily Voice. The search began after Derrick Anthony Younger, 28, ran from a Route 46 traffic stop near Route 23 around midnight. Wayne Police Officer Wayne Bush, who stopped Younger, chased him on foot to the Ramada Inn. A Passaic County Sheriff's SWAT unit was summoned in case of a possible standoff. Although authorities initially suspected that Younger was in Room 228, he'd actually gone to the roof. After a SW…
Wayne Detectives Go To Jersey Shore To Crack Remote Model Car Thefts Wayne Detectives Go To Jersey Shore To Crack Remote Model Car Thefts
Wayne Detectives Go To Jersey Shore To Crack Remote Model Car Thefts Wayne police detectives investigating the theft of more than $5,000 worth of remote model cars from a popular Route 23 store tracked their burglar to the Jersey Shore, authorities said. Responding officers found the front glass door smashed and cars missing from Zeppelin Hobbies the morning of Jan. 22, Detective Capt. Dan Daly said Friday. Using a tip from a customer that one of the stolen cars was for sale at a hobby shop in Toms River, detectives checked a list of vehicles registered in that area that matched one seen on surveillance video during the burglary, Daly said. Soon after, the…
RECOGNIZE HIM? Wayne Police Seek Help Finding Another Business Burglar RECOGNIZE HIM? Wayne Police Seek Help Finding Another Business Burglar
Recognize HIM? Wayne Police Seek Help Finding Another Business Burglar Wayne police sought the public’s help Friday identifying a Route 23 business burglar. The business was burglarized around 8 p.m. Tuesday, Capt. Daniel Daly said. The man in the surveillance photos above is the second business burglar Wayne police have sought help identifying this week. If you see or know the man in the surveillance photos above, Daly asked that you contact Wayne Police Detective Patrick Wlazel at (973) 633-3525 or WlazelP@Waynetownship.com. Anyone with information can remain anonymous, he said. ****** ALSO SEE: Wayne police sought the public's help identifying a busine…
UPDATE: Accused Wayne Bank Robber, 69, Charged In Pequannock Holdup UPDATE: Accused Wayne Bank Robber, 69, Charged In Pequannock Holdup
Update: Accused Wayne Bank Robber, 69, Charged In Pequannock Holdup As expected, authorities charged a Little Falls man arrested following a Wayne bank robbery with an earlier holdup last month in Pequannock. Philip N. McGrantham, 69, made a bogus 911 call of a man with a gun in the parking lot of a Route 23 Target “as a ruse to divert the attention of law enforcement” while he robbed the Wells Fargo bank up the road last Thursday, authorities said Tuesday. Wayne detectives -- with help from the FBI and the Passaic County Sheriff's Office – captured McGrantham on Monday at the corner of Main Street and Lincoln Avenue as he returned home. He was driving a …
Livingston Native Ryan Manubag, 26, Was Passionate Car Technician Livingston Native Ryan Manubag, 26, Was Passionate Car Technician
Livingston Native Ryan Manubag, 26, Was Passionate Car Technician Quiet. Respectful. Passionate for his trade. This is how Ryan Alexander F. Manubag of Hackettstown is being remembered. Ryan died at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, N.Y., on Aug. 30 days before his 27th birthday. Ryan was headed northbound on Route 23 on his Kawasaki motorcycle near milepost 52.5 when he lost control, hitting the back of a car making a left turn from the southbound lane into a Shell gas station, NJ State Police Trooper Alejandro Goez said. Ryan was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the trooper said. Born in Livingston on Sept. 10, 1992, …
Lineman Electrocuted In NY Was From West Caldwell Lineman Electrocuted In NY Was From West Caldwell
Lineman Electrocuted In NY Was From West Caldwell Arrangements have been finalized for a 51-year-old New Jersey father of two who was one of two linemen electrocuted Monday while on a job in Warwick, N.Y. Derrick Paris, a North Arlington native who lived with his family in West Caldwell the past 15 years, was on an assignment with E-J Electric for Orange & Rockland Utilities when he and co-worker Justin McLoughlin, 28, of Trenton, Ga., were killed. Both Paris and his partner were veterans with decades of experience between them, authorities said. A Mass was scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday at St. Stephens Church, 141 Washington Avenue in…
Pedestrian Struck On Route 23 In West Milford, Medical Chopper Summoned Pedestrian Struck On Route 23 In West Milford, Medical Chopper Summoned
Pedestrian Struck On Route 23 In West Milford, Medical Chopper Summoned Authorities on Thursday said they didn’t know the condition of a 28-year-old Hewitt man who was struck by a sedan on Route 23 the night before. Joseph Lanzo was airlifted to Morristown Medical Center after being struck just after 9:30 p.m. near the Grasshopper Irish Pub on the northbound highway near Cross Road. Artem Samsonov, 27, of Pinebrook, was behind the wheel of the 2013 Lexus that struck Lanzo – and was, in turn, rear-ended by a 2014 Ford Escape driven by a 57-year-old Oak Ridge woman, Sgt. Anthony Parrello said. A landing zone was set up for AirMed One at the Paradise Kroll School…
UPDATE: Armed Robbery Of Wayne Gas Station Where OD Driver Killed Similar To Pequannock Holdup UPDATE: Armed Robbery Of Wayne Gas Station Where OD Driver Killed Similar To Pequannock Holdup
Update: Armed Robbery Of Wayne Gas Station Where OD Driver Killed Similar To Pequannock Holdup Authorities suspect the masked bandit who this weekend robbed a Route 23 Delta gas station in Wayne where a horrific heroin-involved crash killed three people earlier this year also held up a Pequannock Delta station two weeks ago. The attendant told uniformed Wayne officers who responded to the northbound Route 23 Delta station around 8:30 p.m. Saturday "displayed a semiautomatic handgun and demanded money," Capt. Christian Wittig said. Authorities didn't say how much was taken, although responders told Daily Voice the preliminary estimate was about $700. "The victim turned over money to …
UPDATE: Gunman Robs Gas Station Where Three Were Killed By Overdosing Driver UPDATE: Gunman Robs Gas Station Where Three Were Killed By Overdosing Driver
Update: Gunman Robs Gas Station Where Three Were Killed By Overdosing Driver Authorities suspect the masked bandit who this weekend robbed a Route 23 Delta station where a horrific heroin-involved crash killed three people earlier this year also held up a Pequannock Delta station two weeks ago. The attendant told uniformed Wayne officers who responded to the northbound Route 23 Delta station around 8:30 p.m. Saturday "displayed a semiautomatic handgun and demanded money," Capt. Christian Wittig said. Authorities didn't say how much was taken, although responders told Daily Voice the preliminary estimate was about $700. "The victim turned over money to the [robber],…
Out-Of-Control Wayne Ambulance Hits Several Vehicles, Takes Out Corner Of Route 23 Building Out-Of-Control Wayne Ambulance Hits Several Vehicles, Takes Out Corner Of Route 23 Building
Out-Of-Control Wayne Ambulance Hits Several Vehicles, Takes Out Corner Of Route 23 Building UPDATE: An out-of-control Wayne ambulance struck several parked vehicles and seriously damaged a Route 23 car rental company's building Friday afternoon, authorities said. Some minor injuries were reported in the crash, which took out a corner of the CC Rental building. The Wayne Memorial First Aid Squad driver lost control of the ambulance responding to a 3:30 p.m. call, township police Lt. Robert Simpson said. "The ambulance struck the median and careened into the parking lot of C.C. Rental," where it "crashed into several parked cars, pushing 3 vehicles into the building, causing major …