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Police manhunt, chase ends with crash in Montclair; Clifton, Verona officers injured
Police manhunt, chase ends with crash in Montclair; Clifton, Verona officers injured
By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news At least three police officers - two from Clifton and one from Verona - were injured in a series of events that ended with a car crash in Montclair on Thursday, July 20. Alex Kashani, 24, of Clifton, was arrested after he led police on a motor vehicle pursuit through Clifton and Montclair before crashing on Gordonhurst Road...
Montclair man arrested on weapons charges in Newark
Montclair man arrested on weapons charges in Newark
A Montclair man was among 75 people arrested during a narcotics operation in Newark between Monday, July 17 and Sunday, July 23. Sharrod Wilder, 27, of Montclair, was arrested and found in possession of a loaded .32 caliber handgun while wearing a monitoring bracelet in the area of North 12th Street and 6th Avenue, according to a press release from the Newark Department of Public Safety... Read Mo
Montclair man faces animal-cruelty charges in road-rage incident
Montclair man faces animal-cruelty charges in road-rage incident
By LINDA MOSS and ERIN ROLL moss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.news After an incident that sparked public outrage and put Montclair in the media spotlight once again, a township man this week was charged with animal cruelty for throwing a tiny dog out of a car in a road-rage incident on Bloomfield Avenue, an act depicted in a video that went viral ...

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