Nutley Police Request any Township resident or business that has a surveillance, or video activated doorbell to register with the Nutley Police. This is a voluntary database maintained solely by Nutley Police and its investigators. Should a crime occur within close proximity to your home, police may contact you at the number you provide to review footage for possible identification.


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Anyone who has information regarding any crimes can send a (non-emergent) Tip Anonymously by texting CRIMES starting message with NPDTIP or log into and search Nutley

If a call is received from someone claiming that there are warrants out for your arrest, and they supply you with your name, address, and last four (4) of your social, DO NOT PROVIDE YOUR ENTIRE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER. THIS IS A SCAM

Police have received a number of complaints regarding phone fraud involving PSEG. Police Chief Strumolo urges residents to contact PSEG directly if anyone representing to be from there are seeking payment.

If you sell any item/s on the internet, DO NOT accept a check for more than the item was agreed to be sold.  DO NOT deposit checks that have instructions to send a portion of that check to another location.  The checks are fraudulent and you WILL lose money from your account.



Motor Vehicle Crash – Patrol units observed a black BMW collide with the rear of a white Nissan and responded to assist with the incident.  One of the drivers, Alessandro Guimaraes-Dorjo, 40, of Shelton, CT was taken into custody and issued summonses for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Careless Driving.  He was advised of his mandatory Court date and released. 

Fraud – Headquarters received a walk in report regarding a fraud incident.  The victim stated that they received a phone call from someone stating they were a Microsoft Technician who informed the victim that their computer was being compromised by a hacker.  The technician requested a check in the amount of $318.00 to resolve the issue.  The victim wrote a check out to Enterprising Software Solutions LLC and the check was posted.  Afterwards, the victim realized that it wasn’t a real company and contacted their bank to file a fraudulent check claim.  The victim’s account was canceled and the financial institution advised the victim to file a Police report so their fraud department could investigate further.  Advisement was given on how to obtain a copy of their Police report for their records.

Theft – Warren St – The victim reported a past occurred theft with Officers.  They stated that they noticed approximately $44.00 in change (mostly quarters) and four (4) watches valued at $200.00 missing.  There were no signs of forced entry to the home.  No further information was available at the time of the report.


Criminal Mischief – Harrison Street – Headquarters received a walk in report involving criminal mischief.  The victim stated that their vehicle had the key lock pushed in on the passenger side of the vehicle.  The vehicle was locked and did not appear that entry was made.  Everything inside was in order.  There was no timeframe or location known of where the incident may have occurred. 


Fraud – Headquarters received a report of fraud.  Victim stated they ordered a white female Pomeranian puppy from a company called Home Town Friendly Pups.  They sent $440 with an Amazon card and another $500 with a second Amazon card.  Once the $940 was received they got a call from an unknown male stating they were in charge of transporting the puppy and they needed another $100 sent.  The money was sent via Western Union The money was not returned and Officers attempted to contact the company with negative results. 

Theft – Bloomfield Avenue -   Officers responded on a report of theft.  The general contractor and general manager stated a used roof top A/C-Heater that was placed in the parking lot was stolen.  The unit was removed and scheduled to be placed back on the roof Monday, when it was missing. 

The approximate value of the A/C unit was $2,000. 

Suspicious Vehicle – Route 21 – Officers were dispatched to check on a vehicle on the side of the road and found the driver, Matthew Brinson, 42, of Jersey City, to have an active warrant out of Newark.  He was transported to Headquarters, advised that Newark would be releasing him on his own recognizance with a new Court date.  He was issued a motor vehicle summons for Suspended Driver’s License before his release.

Motor Vehicle Accident – Franklin Avenue – A motor vehicle accident resulted in the arrest of Denise Iacovone, 56, of Belleville, who was charged with Possession of CDS, and issued the following motor vehicle summonses:  Driving While Intoxicated, Failure to Possess Insurance Card, Careless Driving, and Operation of Motor Vehicle While In Possession of CDS.  She was advised of her Court date and released from custody.


Fraud –Victim stated that an unknown individual attempted to open a checking account utilizing the victim’s information.  Officers contacted the Fraud Restoration Department to confirm the information given and to follow up to make sure they were the company that contacted the victim.  No further information at this time.


Suspicious Incident – Harrison Street – Dispatch directed Officers to the area for a party huffing an aerosol can.  The actor, Jeancarlo Espinal, 19, of Lyndhurst, was placed into custody and charged with Possession/inhaling toxic chemical for the purpose of causing a condition of intoxication, advised of the mandatory Court date and released.

Theft – Whitford Avenue – Headquarters received a walk in report regarding a theft.  The victim stated they ordered an item online which had a value of $100.00 that was not delivered.  Upon checking with the company, they stated the package was delivered on 4/18/19.  The victim was advised to file a Police report of the incident for their records.  Nothing further.

Suspicious Person’s – Centre Street – Officers responded to the area in regard to a suspicious person’s report.  Upon arrival a field interview was initiated which resulted in the arrest of Michael Almonte-Paredes, 19, of Belleville for an outstanding warrant out of Clifton.  He was transported to Headquarters where Clifton Police were contacted and requested he be transported to their jurisdiction.  Nothing further.


Arrest on Warrant – Centre Street – Officers stopped a motorist for going through a red light, and found the driver 23 y/o Konate Attila of Bordentown to have multiple warrants for his arrest. Police took Attila into custody without incident and found him to be in possession of over 8,000 cash and several Apple Watches that could not be accounted for. Warren Twp Police responded to Nutley and assumed custody of Attila, and are working with Nutley PD in an effort to determine if the proceeds were obtained legally.


Attempted Theft of a Motorcycle – Conover Ave – Officers responded to the area concerning a call that two males were attempting to steal a motorcycle. The victim confronted the actors who fled in a white van. Hours later the van was discovered in a Centre St residential driveway with engine running and ignition cylinder removed. Police impounded the vehicle found to be stolen out of Paterson.