CALDWELL, NJ - The Caldwell Police are continuing to investigate a bank robbery which occurred on Tuesday, last week, at the Lakeland Bank, located at 49 Bloomfield Avenue in Caldwell. The incident happened about 10:09am when the bank notified police that a man, who said he had a handgun, stole $600 from their location. The suspect reportedly did not display any weapon and then fled the scene into the area of Hilltop, near Mountain Avenue.
Area police were immediately notified, along with the FBI and Essex County Sheriff's Office.
The police set to work seeking the suspect who was described as:
For several hours, a very large police presence searched the neighborhoods and drove throughout the immediate area.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident, or who recognized the person in the image, should please contact:
Caldwell Police Department
Detective Sergeant Brad Palatucci
1 Provost Square
Caldwell, NJ 07006
973-226-2602 x 1
CALDWELL, NJ - The Caldwell Police notified the FBI and Essex County Sheriff's Office Tuesday morning as they seek to locate a white male who reportedly stole $600 from the Lakeland Bank, located at 49 Bloomfield Avenue in Caldwell.
The bank robbery occurred at about 10:15am; although the suspect reportedly told bank officials he had a handgun, he did not show one.
The Sheriff's office K-9 Unit has responded and a perimeter has been set up around the area by mutually-aiding police units.
As of now they are seeking:
A resident near Erwin Place reported a very large police presence in the neighborhood, with several units driving up and down the block and the surrounding blocks.
A spokesperson for the Sheriff's Office confirmed that the K-9 unit was still on scene as of noon.
FAIRFIELD, NJ - At about 3:43pm Tuesday, the Fairfield Police Department
responded to the scene of a three-car accident on Route 46 East near the Dey overpass.
According to Fairfield Deputy Chief Anthony Manna, Officer in Charge, all three cars were travelling east on Rt. 46 when the first vehicle, a 2008 Acura, slowed for the traffic in front of it. Reportedly, when the Acura slowed down, it was hit from behind by a 2003 Honda Odyssey, which was then struck from behind by a 1999 Ford Econoline van.
The multi-car accident resulted in the eastbound lanes being closed for approximately one hour. During that time, traffic was diverted onto Fairfield Road which then impacted the evening rush hour.
The driver of the Honda, Humberto Solis of Clifton, and his three passengers were all transported to St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson, with non-life-
The accident is being investigated by Sergeant Christopher Niemiec; Fairfield Police alleged that Solis is an unlicensed driver and summonses are pending.