January 10th, 2012
A three-car accident along Kinderkamack Road sent one driver to the hospital and another to a jail cell.
Westwood Police Chief Frank Regino said that a young woman — identified as Nicole Italiano, 25, of Northvale — was arrested at the scene of the crash on the 400 block of Kinderkamack Road.
Italiano was charged with driving while impaired, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled dangerous substance, Regino said. Police said they found a crack pipe in her possession at the time of her arrest. Read the rest of this entry »
January 3rd, 2012
An argument between two Westwood brothers ended in bloodshed the morning of New Year’s Eve.
A man was slashed in the arm with a kitchen knife by his brother in an apartment at The Highlands in the early morning hours of Dec. 31. Police said the victim’s wound was non-life-threatening but required surgery.
The brothers, who were both living in a second floor apartment at The Highlands apartment complex on Cenrose Circle, were with their wife and girlfriend and children when the slashing occurred.
“Apparently they had been drinking quite heavily throughout the day and evening. A conversation had turned into an argument, which had turned into pushing and shoving and escalated…,” said Westwood Police Chief Frank Regino.
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