Jersey City Man Accused in Failed Bayonne Bank Robbery

August 3, 2018

BAYONNE, NJ - A Jersey City man was accused Thursday of being the person who attempted to rob Valley National Bank's Garfield branch July 27, police said.

The man, Edison Greene, 41, was taken into custody at 7:50 a.m. in the area of Sal-Laf Court and Union Street in Jersey City. He was arrested following an investigation by Bayonne Police Department detectives and members of the FBI ...

Police: Local Man Tossed from Valley National Bank After Demanding Money

BAYONNE, NJ – A local bank teller received a note demanding “all the money” in the drawer on Friday afternoon.

The 24-year-old teller at the Valley National Bank on Broadway told police that the unknown man grabbed took the note back and asked “to open an account" instead.

After meeting with a customer service representative, the bank refused to open a new ...

Bayonne Set to Celebrate National Night Out

BAYONNE, NJ- The City of Bayonne is set to once again participate in National Night Out, a nationwide event designed to bring communities and police departments together for the fight against crime.

This year’s event will be held on Tuesday, August 7, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Organized by the Bayonne Police Department and the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone/Special Improvement District, ...

Be Aware - You're In For a Scam

BAYONNE, NJ – Phone scams have made their way to Bayonne.

According to a post on the city’s Facebook page, Mayor Jimmy Davis said several residents have complained about phone calls with “bogus information about alleged accidents involving family members.”

“My office has received reports that scammers have telephoned Bayonne residents with the false claim that ...

Bayonne Police Use Dropped Cell Phone to Solve Attempted Car Theft Case

BAYONNE, NJ – Local police used a lost cell phone to solve a car burglary case on Thursday afternoon.

Ashley Pitre, 31, was arrested and charged with burglary after police found her cell phone in someone else’s car near East 18th Street.

Police found the phone after being called by a local resident who saw a woman going through one of his tenant’s car. When the resident ...

Local Teen Caught Rummaging Through SUV, Police Say

BAYONNE, NJ – A Jersey City teen was caught by Bayonne police officers inside a burglarized SUV early Wednesday morning.

According to a police report, the 16-year-old was a part of a larger group of teenagers “checking car door handles” in the area of 57th Street and Avenue B at 1:05 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

After police were alerted of the incident, responding officers ...

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