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Detectives Nab Driver From Hudson In Fort Lee Hit-Run Bus Stop Crash That Seriously Injured Two Detectives Nab Driver From Hudson In Fort Lee Hit-Run Bus Stop Crash That Seriously Injured Two
Detectives Nab Driver From Hudson In Fort Lee Hit-Run Bus Stop Crash That Seriously Injured Two Bergen County prosecutor’s detectives charged a mechanic from Jersey City with a hit-and-run chain-reaction crash that seriously injured two people at a bus stop near the George Washington Bridge nearly a week ago. Oliver Garcia, 28, was driving 2007 BMW 550i that slammed into a Honda CRV, knocking it into the pedestrians at the Lemoine Avenue bus stop in front of the Wells Fargo Bank branch shortly before 7 p.m. last Saturday, Feb. 17, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. The Honda driver remained at the scene, but Garcia sped off, the prosecutor said. The pedestrians were taken to…
GOTCHA! Band Of Bandits Charged In Back-To-Back Route 46 Gas Station Holdups: Bergen Prosecutor GOTCHA! Band Of Bandits Charged In Back-To-Back Route 46 Gas Station Holdups: Bergen Prosecutor
Gotcha! Band Of Bandits Charged In Back-To-Back Route 46 Gas Station Holdups: Bergen Prosecutor A quartet of disguised New Yorkers tied to holdups on their side of the Hudson committed back-to-back gunpoint robberies of gas station convenience stores just minutes from the George Washington Bridge, authorities charged. The total take: five grand. Rahquan Brooks, 20, and Kevin Ulysses, 19, of the Bronx had two juveniles with them when they drove up to the Exxon station on eastbound Route 46 just before the Overpeck Creek bridge in Ridgefield Park shortly before 4:30 a.m. July 24, 2022, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. The silver sedan had been carjacked out of Brooklyn thre…
Fleeing Duo In 'Demolition Derby' Crashes With NJ Troopers Near GWB Were Juveniles: State AG Fleeing Duo In 'Demolition Derby' Crashes With NJ Troopers Near GWB Were Juveniles: State AG
Fleeing Duo In 'Demolition Derby' Crashes With NJ Troopers Near GWB Were Juveniles: State AG 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A driver and passenger involved in a New Jersey State Police pursuit that ended in what one motorist called a "demolition derby" on the NJ Turnpike approach to the George Washington Bridge last week were both juveniles, authorities announced on Monday, Feb. 12. Video shot by motorists showed the driver desperately trying to escape undercover detectives by ramming several police and commuter vehicles with a Range Rover during the morning rush last Wednesday, Feb. 7.The pair were eventually taken into custody, said New Jersey Attorney General Matthew Platkin. The attorney general didn…
VIDEO: NJ Troopers Nab Fleeing Suspects After 'Demolition Derby' Crashes Near GWB VIDEO: NJ Troopers Nab Fleeing Suspects After 'Demolition Derby' Crashes Near GWB
Video: NJ Troopers Nab Fleeing Suspects After 'Demolition Derby' Crashes Near GWB 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A driver and passenger involved in a New Jersey State Police pursuit that ended in what one motorist called a "demolition derby" on the NJ Turnpike approach to the George Washington Bridge last week were both juveniles, authorities announced on Monday, Feb. 12. Video shot by motorists showed the driver desperately trying to escape undercover detectives by ramming several police and commuter vehicles with a Range Rover during the morning rush last Wednesday, Feb. 7. The pair were eventually taken into custody, said New Jersey Attorney General Matthew Platkin. The attorney general di…
Man Struck, Killed By Bus Near GWB Was Brother Of Actor Jason Patric Man Struck, Killed By Bus Near GWB Was Brother Of Actor Jason Patric
Man Struck, Killed By Bus Near GWB Was Brother Of Actor Jason Patric A man who was struck and killed by a commuter bus near the George Washington Bridge earlier this week was the brother of actor Jason Patric. Jordan Miller, 56, lived in Fort Lee and was one of the customer service "red caps" who assist people moving through the Port Authority bus terminal just across the Hudson in midtown Manhattan. "Jordan literally died on his way to work," said Kevin O'Toole, the former New Jersey state senator who's now the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The left-turning driver of the NJ Transit bus never saw him as Miller crossed Bruce Reyn…
Federal Agent Interrupts Carjacking, Hit By Fleeing Thugs' Vehicle At 'The Vince' Federal Agent Interrupts Carjacking, Hit By Fleeing Thugs' Vehicle At 'The Vince'
Federal Agent Interrupts Carjacking, Hit By Fleeing Thugs' Vehicle At 'The Vince' EXCLUSIVE: A U.S. Homeland Security officer was struck by a fleeing vehicle after interrupting an attempted carjacking Thursday at the Vince Lombardi Service Area off the New Jersey Turnpike, law enforcement sources told Daily Voice. Four black men in a black Porsche Macan were trying to take an elderly Jewish man's vehicle in the parking lot of the rest stop in Ridgefield around 11:30 a.m. Jan. 11, they said. Members of a Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) task force who were working a separate investigation in the area intervened. The officer who was struck wasn't seriously injured, …
Pedestrian From Fort Lee, 56, Struck, Killed By Commuter Bus Near GWB (UPDATED) Pedestrian From Fort Lee, 56, Struck, Killed By Commuter Bus Near GWB (UPDATED)
Pedestrian From Fort Lee, 56, Struck, Killed By Commuter Bus Near GWB (Updated) A Fort Lee resident was struck and killed by a commuter bus while crossing a busy intersection near the George Washington Bridge before dawn Wednesday. The NJ Transit bus was headed north on Lemoine Avenue when the driver made a left turn onto Bruce Reynolds Boulevard (formerly Bridge Plaza South) and struck the 56-year-old pedestrian at 5:05 a.m. Jan. 10, Fort Lee Deputy Police Chief Edward Young said. Port Authority and Fort Lee police officers quickly responded and conducted CPR, the deputy chief said. The pedestrian was pronounced dead a short time later at Englewood Hospital and …
Airport Tech From Hackensack Charged With Child Endangerment Airport Tech From Hackensack Charged With Child Endangerment
Airport Tech From Hackensack Charged With Child Endangerment A Hackensack man who works at Teterboro Airport was busted on child endangerment charges, authorities said. Reynaldo Ariel Tarquino was arrested on his 29th birthday last Friday, Jan. 5, after being reported to law enforcement authorities by the state Division of Child Protection and Permanency, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said on Wednesday, June 10. The prosecutor said investigators from his office and Hackensack police found that Tarquino, a line service technician, “abused a child under the age of 13 in Hackensack and New Milford." He didn’t elaborate. Records show the allega…
HIGHWAY ROBBERY: Armed Duo Sought In Overnight Gas Station Holdup Spree In Bergen, Passaic HIGHWAY ROBBERY: Armed Duo Sought In Overnight Gas Station Holdup Spree In Bergen, Passaic
Highway Robbery: Armed Duo Sought In Overnight Gas Station Holdup Spree In Bergen, Passaic Two bandits robbed multiple gas stations in Bergen and Passaic counties at gunpoint shortly before dawn on Sunday, responders said. The BP on eastbound Route 3 in Clifton was held up at 5 a.m. Jan. 7. One of the robbers had a handgun, the attendant told police. Less than 10 minutes later a similar gunpoint robbery occurred at the Shell station on northbound Route 3 off the corner of Malcolm Avenue. The third holdup occurred shortly before 5:30 a.m. at a gas station on Route 46 in LIttle Ferry. Police believed the same bandits were involved. They fled in what witnesses said was a black Kia…
Images Of 26 More Heroes Added To Port Authority PD Line-Of-Duty Death Memorial Images Of 26 More Heroes Added To Port Authority PD Line-Of-Duty Death Memorial
Images Of 26 More Heroes Added To Port Authority PD Line-Of-Duty Death Memorial The images of 26 Port Authority police officers who died in the line of duty before and after 9/11 were added to a striking memorial on the New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. The memorial at Port Authority Police Benevolent Association headquarters off East Palisade Avenue in Englewood Cliffs originally was created to honor the 37 PAPD officers killed in the 9/11 terror attacks on America. They included K9 Sirius, whose handler put him into what was believed to be a safe place at the World Trade Center before the buildings fell. "At that time, we had what we believed to be ei…
MOTEL HORROR: Two Dead, Three Hospitalized After Drug OD On Highway Approaching GWB MOTEL HORROR: Two Dead, Three Hospitalized After Drug OD On Highway Approaching GWB
Motel Horror: Two Dead, Three Hospitalized After Drug OD On Highway Approaching GWB Two people died and three were hospitalized after suffering suspected drug overdoses Tuesday afternoon at a motel along the approach to the George Washington Bridge, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella confirmed. Fort Lee police were called to the Skyview Motel on eastbound Route 46 at 1:41 p.m. Nov. 14, the prosecutor said. They found five apparent overdose victims going in and out of consciousness, he said. The officers deployed Narcan while conducting CPR, Musella said. Two of the victims -- apparently in their 30s -- were pronounced dead at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, res…
GOTCHA! NJ Driver Busted A Second Time For Using Plate-Flipping Gizmo At GWB Tolls (VIDEO) GOTCHA! NJ Driver Busted A Second Time For Using Plate-Flipping Gizmo At GWB Tolls (VIDEO)
Gotcha! NJ Driver Busted A Second Time For Using Plate-Flipping Gizmo At GWB Tolls (Video) Port Authority police busted a New Jersey driver with a license plate flipper that they said he used to avoid the tolls at the George Washington Bridge – and it wasn’t the first time. The remote-controlled after-market electronic device is an ingenious invention (see video below). It flips the vehicle’s genuine license plate over to reveal a second plate when passing toll scanners. Authority police first caught Adam Jimenez, 22, using it in February, PANYNJ Spokesperson Lenis Valens said The Union County resident was charged with various offenses and later released, then was taken into c…
Couple Tries To Rescue Beagle Struck By Truck On GWB Couple Tries To Rescue Beagle Struck By Truck On GWB
Couple Tries To Rescue Beagle Struck By Truck On GWB A pair of good Samaritans rushed a dog who was struck on the George Washington Bridge to the hospital, but he didn't survive, they said. The unchipped, tri-color beagle, believed to be no older than two, was hit by a truck in the upper level's westbound lanes around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, they said. A couple driving past scooped him up and took the Oradell Animal Hospital in Paramus. "He didn't make it," the wife said. "We saw the dog running along the left lane as we got into the bridge so it’s likely [he] came from the NY side," she added. Port Authority police confirmed the repo…
UPDATE: Accused Getaway Driver Joins NYC Pair Jailed In Violent Bergenfield Gas Station Robbery UPDATE: Accused Getaway Driver Joins NYC Pair Jailed In Violent Bergenfield Gas Station Robbery
Update: Accused Getaway Driver Joins NYC Pair Jailed In Violent Bergenfield Gas Station Robbery UPDATE: A 19-year-old Honduran national was the wheelman for a duo who pistol-whipped a Bergenfield gas station attendant during a robbery earlier this year, authorities said. And that’s not all for Bronx resident Cesar Herrera Valerio. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement filed a detainer a short time after Valerio was booked into the Bergen County Jail, records show. ICE places detainers on immigrants believed to be illegally living in the United States. Federal judges in Newark then hold hearings to determine whether – and, if so, when -- they'll be deported. For now, Valerio joins…
Fleeing Suspect Survives Eight-Story Jump From Route 80 Overpass Fleeing Suspect Survives Eight-Story Jump From Route 80 Overpass
Fleeing Suspect Survives Eight-Story Jump From Route 80 Overpass A suspect chased into New Jersey by the NYPD was in serious condition after jumping from a bridge on Route 80 in Bogota, authorities said. The man apparently was selling catalytic converters and robbed a would-be buyer in the Bronx when city police tried stopping his vehicle around 11:30 p.m. Friday, June 30, they said. He headed across the George Washington Bridge onto I-95 to westbound Route 80 through a few towns, Bogota Police Sgt. Geoffrey Cole said. The suspect eventually stopped near Exit 67, then jumped over a wall on a bridge above an area between what used to be the Bogota Golf C…
HIGH DRAMA: Suicidal Man Rescued From Beneath GWB HIGH DRAMA: Suicidal Man Rescued From Beneath GWB
High Drama: Suicidal Man Rescued From Beneath GWB Police at the George Washington Bridge literally talked a suicidal man off a ledge Tuesday afternoon. Officers from the Port Authority and NYPD found the man perched on an I-beam and threatening to jump just below the bridge's Manhattan-bound lower level around 3:15 p.m. June 13, authority spokeswoman Lenis Valens said. The officers got him talking as colleagues closed the two right lower-level lanes on the eastbound side, witnesses said. Within a half-hour, they'd grabbed hold of the man, then carefully lifted him to safety. He was taken to a nearby hospital for an evaluation, Valens sai…
NJ Man Who Scouted Landmarks As Terror Targets Gets 12 Years In Federal Prison NJ Man Who Scouted Landmarks As Terror Targets Gets 12 Years In Federal Prison
NJ Man Who Scouted Landmarks As Terror Targets Gets 12 Years In Federal Prison UPDATE: A convicted New Jersey “sleeper agent” for Hezbollah who scoped out potential terrorism targets in New York, Boston, Washington, D.C. and elsewhere was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison. Alexei Saab, a 45-year-old software developer who lived in Morristown, must serve just about all of the sentence delivered in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday, May 23, because there’s no parole in the federal prison system. Saab kept up appearances as an ordinary American citizen while working for Hezbollah’s Islamic Jihad Organization (IJO) from 2000 to 2005, federal prosecutors said. Dur…
Traffic Stop Near GWB Turns Up Loaded Gun, Sends NYC Carpenter To Jail Traffic Stop Near GWB Turns Up Loaded Gun, Sends NYC Carpenter To Jail
Traffic Stop Near GWB Turns Up Loaded Gun, Sends NYC Carpenter To Jail A carpenter from Manhattan had a loaded gun in his new BMW when Fort Lee police stopped him near the George Washington Bridge, authorities said. Detective Sgt. Cory Horton and Detective Nicole Busanic stopped the 2023 X3 driven by Dennis Morenzi, 41, for several violations near the corner of Bridge Plaza South and Park Avenue, Deputy Police Chief Edward Young said. Cocaine and prescription pills prompted a search that turned up the handgun, which was loaded with ammo that included a hollow-point bullet, the deputy chief said. Morenzi, of Manhattan’s Stuyvesant Park section, and his passeng…
MORNING RUSH: Tractor-Trailer Fire Jams NJ Turnpike Rush Into NYC MORNING RUSH: Tractor-Trailer Fire Jams NJ Turnpike Rush Into NYC
Morning Rush: Tractor-Trailer Fire Jams NJ Turnpike Rush Into NYC A tractor-trailer burst into flames on the I-95 approach from the New Jersey Turnpike to the George Washington Bridge, clogging the Tuesday morning rush. The driver got the rig onto the shoulder of the local lanes near mile marker 117, roughly two-tenths of a mile before the Ridgefield Park exit, shortly after 6:30 a.m. May 16. Flames spread along the bottom of the trailer as the driver got out safely. Black smoke could be seen for miles. Ridgefield Park firefighters doused the blaze. No injuries were immediately reported. New Jersey State Police are investigating the cause.
Ex-Con Kidnapper Gets 43 Years, No Parole, For Rape, Arson, Assault Rampage Through NJ, NY, PA Ex-Con Kidnapper Gets 43 Years, No Parole, For Rape, Arson, Assault Rampage Through NJ, NY, PA
Ex-Con Kidnapper Gets 43 Years, No Parole, For Rape, Arson, Assault Rampage Through NJ, NY, PA UPDATE: An ex-con who kidnapped and raped his ex-girlfriend in Pennsylvania, then torched a used car dealership in Paterson and rammed a stolen SUV into police cars at both ends of the George Washington Bridge was sentenced to 43 years in federal prison. Luis Figueroa, 42, first took a plea deal from the government that called for him to serve 26 years in a federal penitentiary. Then he abruptly withdrew his plea, took his chances with a trial – and lost. Federal jurors in Newark convicted Figueroa in May 2022 of kidnapping, criminal sexual abuse, illegal gun possession and assaulting…
Tractor-Trailer Topples Street Light At Busy Fort Lee Intersection Tractor-Trailer Topples Street Light At Busy Fort Lee Intersection
Tractor-Trailer Topples Street Light At Busy Fort Lee Intersection A tractor-trailer driver took down a streetlight at a busy Fort Lee intersection near the George Washington Bridge on Monday. No injuries were reported in the morning mishap. The driver was headed east on Main Street and tried to make a right onto tiny John Street in front of Violet's Florist around 7:30 a.m. April 17. The rig was headed east on Main Street when the driver tried to make a right onto John Street in Fort Lee.Greg Makroulakis (ABC Towing) for DAILY VOICE That's when things went wrong. Traffic is already pretty thick around that time of morning.Greg Makroulakis (ABC To…
Ex-Con Caught With Loaded Gun, Large Mag, Pot For Sale At GWB-Area Hotel: Police Ex-Con Caught With Loaded Gun, Large Mag, Pot For Sale At GWB-Area Hotel: Police
Ex-Con Caught With Loaded Gun, Large Mag, Pot For Sale At Gwb-area Hotel: Police An ex-con was caught with a loaded gun, a large-capacity ammunition magazine and a considerable amount of pot for sale at a hotel near the George Washington Bridge, authorities said. Jairo Padin, 42, of Bloomfield was also carrying nearly $3,000 in suspected drug profits when he was taken into custody at the Best Western on westbound Route 4, Fort Lee Police Capt. Edward Young said. Padin, who's unemployed, was charged with various drug and weapons offenses -- including being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm -- as well as money laundering and possession of drug paraphernalia for…
HEROES: Police Talk Down Would-Be Jumper At GWB HEROES: Police Talk Down Would-Be Jumper At GWB
Heroes: Police Talk Down Would-Be Jumper At GWB A would-be jumper was talked down from atop a fence on the upper level of the George Washington Bridge early Tuesday, authorities said. Port Authority police responding to the northbound walkway on the Washington Heights side at 6 a.m. April 11 were joined by NYPD officers and New York City firefighters, authority spokesperson Lenis Valens said. The responders "engaged with the individual and safety resolved the situation," Valens said. The would-be jumper was perched atop a fence on the New York City side when responders arrived at daybreak Tuesday, April 11.Rich Tully The distraught …
Bergen Drug Detectives Nab Albany Driver Near GWB After Stolen Car Chase Bergen Drug Detectives Nab Albany Driver Near GWB After Stolen Car Chase
Bergen Drug Detectives Nab Albany Driver Near GWB After Stolen Car Chase A driver from Albany tried to outrun detectives in a stolen car but was seized near the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, authorities said. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said his Narcotic Task Force detectives got wind on Tuesday, March 7 that a BMW 550 that had just been stolen during a burglary in Maplewood was headed their way. They tried stopping the driver, John Leroy Johnson, 38, in Englewood, the prosecutor said, but he kept going, apparently bound for the bridge. He “eventually pulled over and surrendered in Fort Lee,” Musella said. Johnson remained held Wednesday in t…
SEE ANYTHING? 7-Eleven Near GWB Robbed At Gunpoint SEE ANYTHING? 7-Eleven Near GWB Robbed At Gunpoint
SEE Anything? 7-Eleven Near GWB Robbed At Gunpoint A robber pointed a handgun at a 7-Eleven clerk in Fort Lee as an accomplice shoved a bag forward and ordered it filled with cash, authorities said. The robbers entered the Whiteman Park Plaza convenience store on Lemoine Avenue near the George Washington Bridge shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, Police Capt. Edward Young said. They left with what was reported as roughly $835 in cash, the lieutenant said. The victim, who wasn't injured, described both men as white and wearing dark clothing with masks, he said. ANYONE who might have seen something or has security camera footage or inf…
CARRY THAT WEIGHT: Bergen Detectives Bust NYC Five With 1,100 Pounds Of Pot, 50 Lbs Of Edibles CARRY THAT WEIGHT: Bergen Detectives Bust NYC Five With 1,100 Pounds Of Pot, 50 Lbs Of Edibles
Carry That Weight: Bergen Detectives Bust NYC Five With 1,100 Pounds Of Pot, 50 Lbs Of Edibles More than a half-ton of pot and 50 pounds of edibles were seized by Bergen County prosecutor’s detectives who charged five jobless men from Queens with moving large drug shipments in and around Fort Lee. Narcotic Task Force members raided two storage facilities – one near the George Washington Bridge and the other in Jersey City – and conducted warranted searches of four vehicles in Fort Lee during the Valentine’s Day cannabust, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. Arrested were: Jingru Chen, 29; Fenglei Fan, 35; Lifan Feng, 21; XingXiang Gao, 27; Weiqi Wu, 25. All five remain…
Video Shared Of E-Motorcycle Crash With Port Authority Cruiser That Killed Hudson Man Near GWB Video Shared Of E-Motorcycle Crash With Port Authority Cruiser That Killed Hudson Man Near GWB
Video Shared Of E-Motorcycle Crash With Port Authority Cruiser That Killed Hudson Man Near GWB It happened in an instant: A North Bergen man on an electric motorcycle zooms by a surveillance camera near the George Washington Bridge – then collides with a turning Port Authority police vehicle. A video released by New Jersey Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin's office shows both vehicles, although a column blocks a view of the crash that killed Rolando Quevedo, 38, at the corner of Lemoine Avenue and Bruce Reynolds Boulevard on Oct. 17. State authorities released the video as part of a mandatory investigation that is required by New Jersey law whenever a civilian dies in an encounter …
Jackknifed Trailer Jams GWB Jackknifed Trailer Jams GWB
Jackknifed Trailer Jams GWB A jackknifed tractor trailer jammed the George Washington Bridge going into New Jersey Thursday, Jan. 19. The crash closed all lanes on the upper level around 7:45 p.m. Have photos? Email clevine@dailyvoice.com. This is a developing story. Check back for more.
HERO: 'It's Time To Go,' Would-Be GWB Jumper Tells Veteran Port Authority Police Officer HERO: 'It's Time To Go,' Would-Be GWB Jumper Tells Veteran Port Authority Police Officer
Hero: 'It's Time To Go,' Would-Be GWB Jumper Tells Veteran Port Authority Police Officer "It's time to go," a suicidal man perched on the outer railing of the George Washington Bridge told Port Authority Police Officer Stephen Gryboski. Gryboski isn't just any law enforcer, however. The senior officer at the PAPD's George Washington Bridge Command Center, Gryboski is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of Operation Desert Storm. He also proudly wears the badge of his father, retired Port Authority Police Officer Frank Gryboski, who served the department from 1959 through 1980. He also has a slow heartbeat. A few years ago, a member of the public sent the department an unsolicited mes…
GOTCHA! NJ Man Wanted For Fort Lee Gas Station Holdup Chased Down By NY State Troopers GOTCHA! NJ Man Wanted For Fort Lee Gas Station Holdup Chased Down By NY State Troopers
Gotcha! NJ Man Wanted For Fort Lee Gas Station Holdup Chased Down By NY State Troopers A New Jersey man wanted for robbing a gas station convenience store in Fort Lee was captured in New York State following a pursuit that began on the Tappan Zee Bridge. Shahzad A. Khan, 41, of Carteret had just held up a Rockland County mini-mart when New York State Police tried to stop his southbound 2014 Chevy Equinox on the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge over the Hudson River shortly after 9:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12, authorities said. Khan exited onto the Sprain Brook Parkway -- and directly into a moving roadblock, State Police said. What wasn’t known at the time, authorities said, was that…
Rookie Port Authority K9s Honor Five Police Officers Who Died On 9/11 Rookie Port Authority K9s Honor Five Police Officers Who Died On 9/11
Rookie Port Authority K9s Honor Five Police Officers Who Died On 9/11 The names of five Port Authority police officers who died on 9/11 live on in a quintet of K9s who were welcomed to the department, along with their partners, in a special graduation ceremony Friday at Newark Airport. The five teams completed a 14-week training course for certification in explosives and drug detection, Port Authority Spokeswoman Lenis Valens said following the Dec. 16 ceremony. Two Morris County sheriff’s officers also studied to become a K9 trainer and handler, respectively, she said. The four German Shepherds and one Belgium Malinois – ranging from 1 to 2 years old – wil…