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Saturday Afternoon Police Activity Leaves Residents Stumped

Springfield Police Department

Around 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 28th, Mountain Avenue near Henshaw Avenue came to a standstill as it quickly turned into a police scene according to eyewitness accounts.  Reports came in that traffic was disrupted as a result of a number of law enforcement vehicles parking along Mountain Avenue and then police officers were seen entering a […]

Springfield Police Arrest Investors Bank Robbery Suspects

Investors Bank on Morris Avenue

The following press release was provided by the Springfield Police Department: On 12/26/2013 Springfield police detectives arrested Avery Spotswood, age 43 of Newark, and charged him with the robbery at the Investor’s Savings Bank in Springfield that was committed on 12/18/2013. Police also arrested Quiama Harris, age 29 of Newark, charging her with aiding Spotswood […]

Woman Held Hostage At Springfield Gardens Escapes

Springfield Gardens

In response to requests made by Springfielder.com, Springfield Police Detective Lieutenant Judd Levenson has not provided any blotter information related to the incident.  This story is developing and will be updated as details are released. Eyewitness accounts tell of a mid-day tale of horror at the Springfield Gardens earlier this week.  On Tuesday, November 12 […]

Police Pursuing Lead Surrounding Report of Theft

Springfield Police Department

Just before 2 p.m. on Wednesday, August 14, 2013, Springfield Police responded to a call on Severna Avenue.  Sources indicate there was a report of a theft of a high-end brown purse, possibly a Louis Vuitton.  A search of the area revealed a black hoodie behind a residence on Colfax Road.  This led to Springfield […]

Burglary attempt at old Hotel 304 West

Hotel 304 West. Credit: Springfielder

On Friday, Springfield Police disrupted a burglary attempt at the old Hotel 304 West by three men in a plot that could have come straight out of a movie.  The details are at NJ.com

Early Morning Car Chase Related to Vehicle Break-Ins

Springfield Police Department

Around 5 a.m. on Thursday, more than a dozen residents were woken up by quite a disturbance that included bright police lights, a lengthy vehicle and foot chase and a crash.  Springfield Police Department sources indicate three young men were involved in the pursuit that started on Henshaw Avenue with the burglary of a Honda […]

Police Chase Ends Near The Cove

The Cove

Before sunrise on Friday morning, Springfield Police were pursuing a vehicle that ran a red light until it culminated in the arrest of a man believed to be from Newark.  Sources indicate the driver is Michael Rutledge and has a history of trouble with the law.  The driver led police on a car chase that […]

55 Year Sentence for Springfield Man Convicted of Murder

Keevin David. Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office

In January, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced in a press release that Keevin David, 20, was convicted of murdering Tyrell Coleman, 18, of Orange. The trial lasted four-days and the jury ultimately returned a guilty verdict.  The sentencing was scheduled for today.  The Star-Ledger broke the news this afternoon that David was […]

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