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Hackettstown man busted on cocaine distribution charges after month-long investigation

Hackettstown man busted on cocaine distribution charges after month-long investigation

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A Hackettstown man was arrested Thursday on cocaine distribution charges stemming from a month-long investigation. Nelson Granados-Oviedo, 24, was charged with two counts possession with intent to distribute cocaine, two counts possession of cocaine and two counts distribution of cocaine, police said. Granados-Oviedo was  lodged […]

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Brother helps 15-year-old after being injured during dirt bike crash

Brother helps 15-year-old after being injured during dirt bike crash

HOPATCONG BOROUGH, NJ (Sussex County) – A 15-year-old male was airlifted to Morristown Medical Center after being thrown off his dirt bike Saturday evening. At 5:33 p.m., the juvenile was riding a dirt bike in the woods off Brooklyn Mountain Road and as he traversed the berm in second gear […]

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Hackettstown nominated for America’s Main Streets contest

Hackettstown nominated for America’s Main Streets contest

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – Hackettstown is among some of the downtowns across the nation nominated to take part in the America’s Main Street contest, which recognizes the importance and strong economic benefits of these Main Streets and the small businesses that help them thrive. The competition is sponsored by […]

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N.J. woman accused of dumping Sussex County woman’s body in Rt. 22 median in custody

N.J. woman accused of dumping Sussex County woman’s body in Rt. 22 median in custody

BRANCHBURG TOWNSHIP, NJ (Somerset County) – A Ringwood woman sought in connection with allegedly dumping a Hopatcong woman’s body in a Route 22 median has been arrested, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Branchburg Township Chief of Police […]

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NJ-5 Among Worst in Nation in Winning Federal Grant Money

NJ-5 Among Worst in Nation in Winning Federal Grant Money

ALLAMUCHY, N.J. – Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) hosted his second “Return on Investment Roundtable: Fighting for Federal Funds for the Fifth,” with leaders from communities in Sussex and Warren Counties. The roundtable was led by the Congressman, Janis Rega, Area Director of Rural Development for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, […]

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Police asking for help in locating stolen dump truck

Police asking for help in locating stolen dump truck

ANDOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – The Andover Township Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a stolen dump truck. The 2006 white Ford F-450 dump truck with a black dump body was stolen from the property of H&H on Route 206. and it had no license plates […]

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UPDATE: Washington Twp. police locate ShopRite wallet thief

UPDATE: Washington Twp. police locate ShopRite wallet thief

UPDATE: As of 7:30 p.m. Washington Township police stated on their Facebook page: “This party has been located and will have his day in court. Thanks to all the help from our citizens and followers here on Facebook.” WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – Washington Township Police are asking for […]

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Warren County duo charged with 2 armed robberies

Warren County duo charged with 2 armed robberies

LONG HILL TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Authorities have arrested two men in connection with an alleged February armed robbery of a convenience store in Long Hill Township and a alleged March armed robbery of a Krauszer’s food store in Warren Township. The arrest of Frank E. Kline, 52, and […]

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Hopatcong man lived in house with dead body for 3 days, police say

Hopatcong man lived in house with dead body for 3 days, police say

HOPATCONG BOROUGH, NJ (Sussex County) – A Hopatcong man is charged with failing to report a death after he allegedly did drugs while the person he lived with was dead in the house. According to police, a female came into police headquarters on March 21 to report a suspicious text […]

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Man observed ingesting a substance, flees from cops

Man observed ingesting a substance, flees from cops

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A 27-year-old man observed by police allegedly ingesting a substance Saturday afternoon is facing drug charges. At 3:20 p.m., a town police special officer observed a male, later identified as James L. Muller, ingesting a substance in the area of 120 Spring Street, police said. […]

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