Monday, May 6, 2013
No summonses issued in accident on Main Street.
Chatham Borough Police said they investigated a pedestrian struck by a car on Main Street at Bowers Lane Saturday afternoon. Patrolman Brian Colatrella found Peter Glogolich, 51, of Chatham Borough, was attempting to turn left from Main Street onto Bowers Lane when he struck a pedestrian in the crosswalk, according to a statement from Kevin O'Shea of the Chatham Borough Police Department. Glogolich, the fire chief of Chatham Borough, was driving the fire chief's vehicle but was not responding to a call at the time, O'Shea said. The pedestrian, Lillian Garrison, 42, of Chatham, was crossing Bowers Lane walking westbound when she was struck, according to O'Shea. Garrison suffered a minor head injury and was transported to Morristown Medical …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Chatham Borough Police ask anyone with information to call.
Chatham Borough Police seek information about a BMW stolen from the parking lot of a local restaurant Monday. Police responded to Scalini Fedeli at 9:47 p.m. Monday after they received a report of a stolen car, according to a statement from Kevin O'Shea, a spokesman for the department. The restaurant valet told police he saw a silver Nissan Murano occupied by three black males enter the parking lot of the restaurant, police said. One of the men left the Nissan, forced open the locked key box on the side of the building and removed several sets of keys, police said. The man was able to take a 2012 BMW 5 series with New Jersey license plates U91 CJX, which belonged to one of the restaurant patrons, police said. Both cars sped away and headed…
Thursday, April 18, 2013
County and local officials were notified at around 11:30 a.m. of an abandoned bag at the station.
Numerous police agencies responded to a report of an abandoned bag left at the Chatham Train Station Thursday. Police Chief Phil Crosson said all departments responded "based on our protocol for this kind of thing," which is to treat any abandoned package as a potential threat. "It really fortunately was a false alarm," Crosson said. "Someone was being observant and noticed this package looked out of place." Crosson said he responded to the scene at about 11:30 a.m. "Everybody came out and did their jobs, and we were able to clear it out in a relatively short period of time." The area around the train station was cleared by about 1:30 p.m. Crosson said with unattended items left in public spaces, "you just don't know anymore," and first …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Also, the borough council will vote on whether to sell two municipal properties.
Chatham Borough Administrator Robert Falzarano will introduce the 2013 municipal budget Monday. The budget includes a local tax increase of about $100,000 over 2012, according to the numbers included in the agenda. The 2012 budget numbers and those included in the agenda for 2013 are shown in the table below. Public Lots The Chatham Borough Council will vote on whether to approve two lots of land for sale at public auction when they meet Monday. The two lots, commonly known as 83 Chatham St. and 57 Watchung Ave., were among six lots included in discussions from summer and fall 2012 about whether the lots could and should be sold for development. Upon deliberation and input from residents, five of the lots, including 83 Chatham. St., were …
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Witnesses say the boy was not using the crosswalk on Lafayette Avenue, according to police.
A 13-year-old boy was struck by a car while crossing Lafayette Avenue near Main Street Wednesday morning, Chatham Borough Police said. The boy complained of having pain and was transported to the hospital, police said. The boy was not using the crosswalk when he was struck by a 56-year-old Chatham Borough woman at about 7:15 a.m., police said. The woman was not issued a summons, police said. Officer Wayne Shivers investigated the incident and found that the boy ran across Lafayette Avenue and was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound, according to police. The boy was not in the crosswalk at the time of the accident, according to several witnesses, police said. The boy complained of pain and was taken to Morristown Medical Center by the …
Monday, October 8, 2012
Police issued a summons for careless driving.
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Monday, October 8, 2012
A New York man was issued a summons for careless driving when the truck he was driving struck the New Jersey Transit overpass bridge on Fairmount Avenue Thursday. Patrolman Roy George of the Chatham Borough Police Department investigated the crash at 7:23 a.m. Thursday, police said. George found that a 2010 International truck, driven by Angel Escalera, 39, of Lake Grove, N.Y. was traveling south along Fairmount Avenue when the cargo on his truck struck the overpass, according to police. In addition to the carelss driving summons, Escalera cleaned up the debris and was released.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Chatham Borough Police and firefighters responded to the scene.
River Road was closed at Lackawanna Court Friday when a car accident occurred shortly before 10 a.m. Patrolman Brian Maher investigated the two-car accident at 9:53 a.m. Maher found a 2004 Honda driven by Justine Beaumont, 25, of Chatham, was driving south when she lost control of the car and crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic, police said. Beaumont's car struck a 2003 GMC driven by Judith Borsellino, 68 of Berkeley Heights, according to police. The Chatham Borough Police and Fire Departments responded to the scene and closed off River Road to motor vehicle traffic. Both vehicles were towed from the scene and Beaumont was issued a summons for careless driving, police said.
Sunday, June 24, 2012
The Chatham Borough Council will vote on whether to replace the rifles Monday.
The Chatham Borough Council is expected to approve the purchase of five CX4 Beretta Storm .45-caliber carbine rifles for the Chatham Borough Police Department when they meet Monday. Chief Philip J. Crosson has requested to replace 10 Ruger .40-caliber rifles within the police department. He recommended the purchase of five new Beretta carbine rifles instead. Lanigan Associates Inc., an approved arms dealer, which holds the state contract for the desired rifles, has agreed to a trade-in value of the Ruger rifles of $2,750. The cost of the new rifles is $2,939.45, bringing the borough's total expense to $189.45. Looking ahead to the fall and winter, the council is also expected to approve the Chatham Athletic Foundation's (CAF) request to …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Police and fire department responded.
Chatham Borough Police and Fire Department responded to the scene of a car accident Wednesday afternoon. The accident occurred at about 2:30 p.m. near the intersection of Fairmount Avenue and Chandler Road, just north of Fair Mount Cemetery. Members of the Chatham Emergency Squad were also seen near the scene. Police guided motorists north and south on Fairmount Avenue after the accident. Traffic was delayed in both directions. Details of the cause of or injuries resulting from the car accident were not immediately available Wednesday afternoon. Chatham Patch will update this story as further information becomes available.
Sunday, May 6, 2012
The following information was provided by the Maplewood Police Department. Arrests do not indicate a conviction.
A Summit woman was arrested last month in Maplewood on an oustanding warrant out of Chatham, police said. On Saturday, April 21, Officer C. Kelly of the Maplewood Police Department noticed a suspicious 2003 Honda Civic in a Millburn Avenue parking lot. According to police, Kelly identified the driver as Annastasi A. Morgan, 22, of 3 Glenwood Place in Summit. A record check indicated that Morgan had an open warrant out of Chatham Borough, police said. Morgan was arrested, summoned and turned over to Chatham Borough Police Department. This blotter was provided courtesy of Lt. Dean Naddeo of the Maplewood Police Department. Editor's note: A previous version of this article stated Kelly was arrested. Kelly was the arresting officer and Morgan …