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Traffic Alert - St. Patrick's Day Parade

16 Mar 2019 14:14

Motorists can expect traffic detours and delays in the Spring Street area of Newton on Saturday (3/16/19) between approximately 11:00a.m. and 1:45p.m. due to the annual Sussex County St. Patrick's Day Parade. Traffic will be restricted from streets surrounding the business district during the

Arrest - Theft of Moveable Property

5 Mar 2019 21:01

On 3/5/19, Newton Police arrested James W. Krahling, age 45, of Plymouth Lake Drive, Stillwater, NJ for thefts totaling approximately $25,000. Krahling, is the current President of the Newton Roller Hockey League and an investigation revealed that he specifically used league funds for personal

MV Stop - Arrest - Possession of CDS, Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia

22 Feb 2019 18:03

On 2/21/19 at 11:17a.m., Ptl. Jared Zappa stopped a motor vehicle on Main Street for having an obstructed view and unclear rear license plate. While speaking with the occupants of the vehicle, (identified as Leif Leeman, age 20 of Hamburg, NJ and his passenger, Adil Akcay, age 21, of Branchville

MV Stop/Arrest-Possession of Heroin, Possession of Marijuana

18 Feb 2019 18:07

On 2/17/19 at 3:45p.m., Ptl. Edward Sperling stopped a motor vehicle on Main Street for a speeding violation. While speaking with the occupants of the vehicle, (identified as Tina Mahboub, age 38 of Branchville, NJ and her passenger, Felix Torres, age 32, also of Branchville, NJ), Ptl.


13 Feb 2019 22:57

On Wednesday February 13, 2019, the Newton High School contacted the Newton Police Department to report suspicious activity that occurred on Monday, February 11, 2019 at approximately 3:00pm. It was reported that a 15-year-old male student informed them that while he was walking on High Street

M.V. Stop/DWI Arrest, Hindering, Obstruction, Etc.

11 Jan 2019 19:05

On 1/5/19 at 10:24p.m., Ptl. Jared Zappa stopped a 2004 Jeep Liberty on Water Street for having an inoperable brake light. The driver (later identified to be David Torre, age 38 of Tobyhanna, PA) initially provided false information to the officer concerning his true identity. An adult


19 Dec 2018 17:22

On 11/28/18 at 11:25pm, a Hampton Street resident reported a burglary to their unlocked motor vehicle that was parked in their driveway. A surveillance video showed an unknown male actor wearing a black and white coat, a blue baseball cap and a black backpack enter the vehicle. Subsequently,

Arrest - Prohibited Weapons/Devices, Unlawful Possession of Weapon, Obstruction

19 Dec 2018 15:43

On 12/14/18 at 4:22p.m., Ptl. Jose Morales stopped a vehicle on Mill Street after observing a headlight out on a 2002 White Nissan Xterra. During interaction with the driver, later identified to be Edwin F. Roman, Jr., age 36, of Bristol, Connecticut, Roman opened the glove compartment and Ptl.

Arrest - Possession of CDS (Marijuana), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

14 Dec 2018 15:05

On 12/13/18 at 9:12p.m., Ptl. Edward Sperling conducted a motor vehicle stop on Park Place on a 2010 Honda Civic for an expired registration. Subsequent investigation revealed that the driver, Jordan Vail, age 23, of South Street, Franklin, N.J. was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphern

Structure Fire -High Rise Apartment Building

12 Dec 2018 17:00

On 12/12/18 at 7:16a.m., Newton Police received a 9-1-1 call reporting a visible fire coming out one of the windows of an apartment on the 10th floor of 33 Mill Street, Brookside Terrace Apartments. Upon patrols arrival, it was determined that apartment 10T, which was visible from the front of

MV Stop/Arrest - Poss. of CDS (Marijuana), Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia

21 Nov 2018 21:04

On 11/20/18 at 10:39p.m., Ptl. Mahir Kaylani stopped a 2011 Subaru Legacy on High Street after observing that it had a headlight out. Subsequent investigation revealed both occupants identified as Thomas Stile, age 30, of Port Edward, NY and his passenger, Brittany Brock, age 27, also of Port

Arrest - DWI, DWI Within a School Zone, Open Container, Careless Driving, Failure to Obey Marked Lanes, etc.

12 Nov 2018 20:20

On 11/10/18 at 4:27a.m., Newton Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a vehicle into a utility pole in the area of Woodside Avenue between Nelson Street and Lawnwood Avenue. Upon arrival, patrols found a pole had been struck and the vehicle involved was disabled a

Arrest - Poss. of CDS, Hypodermic Needles, Conspiracy to Possess CDS, MV Summonses

31 Oct 2018 16:48

On 10/30/18 at 7:45p.m., a cooperative investigation by the Sussex County Gangs, Guns and Narcotic Task Force and the Newton Police Department resulted in the stopping a 2003 silver Honda Accord on Hicks Avenue which was being operated by Michael Black, age 39, of Dingman’s Ferry, PA.

Arrest - Poss. of CDS, Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia, M.V. Summons

31 Oct 2018 16:17

On 10/28/18 at approximately 10:00p.m., Ptl. Jared Zappa stopped a motor vehicle for having an obstructed windshield and license plate. Subsequent investigation revealed that the operator of the vehicle, identified as Denise Chambliss, age 61, of Newton was in possession of (4) bags of crack

Arrest - Possession of CDS, Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle, Speeding

31 Oct 2018 15:51

On 10/26/18 at approximately 9:00p.m., Ptl. Donald Meisinger was conducting stationary radar on Main Street when he observed a vehicle exceeding the posted speed limit. As a result, Ptl. Meisinger stopped the vehicle and a subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of the driver, identified

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