April 8, 2013
Westwood Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at local restaurant over the weekend, authorities said.
At around 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, officers were dispatched to Burke’s on Old Hook after receiving a report of an intruder, according to Police Chief Frank Regino.
The company that the restaurant uses to clean the building arrived Saturday morning to work when they “heard noises” and then “saw someone run out of the back of Burke’s towards Crest Street,” the chief said. Read the rest of this entry »
December 20, 2012
On the afternoon of 12/19/12 the Westwood Police Department received information pertaining to a specific threat of violence against Westwood High School and some specific students who attend school there. An investigation into the matter began by both the Westwood and Washington Township Police departments.
During the investigation the Westwood Police Department conducted a search of a residence within the borough and retrieved several pieces of evidence pertaining to the investigation. As a result of the evidence seized, an arrest has been made.
At this time we do not believe that there exists any threat that could be carried out against the schools in the district. The investigation is continuing and further information will be released as it becomes available.
-Chief Frank Regino
12/01/12 TRAFFIC ADVISORY
ON SATURDAY 12/01/12 THE BOROUGH OF WESTWOOD WILL BE HOSTING THE ANNUAL HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS PARADE FROM 5PM TO 9PM. THIS PARADE WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT TRAFFIC DELAYS THROUGHOUT THE BOROUGH THROUGH 11PM. TRAVELERS ARE ADVISED TO PLAN ALTERNATE ROUTES. THOSE ATTENDING MAY FIND PARKING IN THE MUNICIPAL LOTS OR ON THE STREET. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CLICK HERE.
November 12, 2012
River Vale Police are conducting a donation drive for the Seaside Heights Police Department through Wednesday, Nov. 14.
With the devastation to the Jersey Shore left by Hurricane Sandy, emergency services are doing all they can to assist those in need during this time. Officers of the Seaside Heights Police Department are responding to calls for aid of others while also having suffered devastation, both professionally and personally. Read the rest of this entry »
10/29/12 WEATHER ALERT
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WARNING AS WELL AS A FLOOD ADVISORY. IT IS EXPECTED TO LAST UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING. A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY EXISTS. PLEASE TAKE ALL PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THAT YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE SAFE. THE WESTWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT REQUESTS THAT YOU DO NOT CALL THE POLICE FOR POWER OUTAGE INFORMATION. PLEASE CONTACT PUBLIC SERVICE DIRECTLY. ALTERNATIVELY, YOU MAY USE THE LINK PROVIDED AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE.
Here are some tips to ensure that you as well as your family stay safe… Read the rest of this entry »