Police & Fire

June 1, 2020

BAYONNE, NJ - A 30-year-old Bayonne man was arrested Sunday after his “erratic behavior” caused “area residents to become alarmed.” According to Captain Eric Amato, members of the Bayonne Police Department were called to the area of 18th Street and Avenue C at approximately 6:50 p.m. on a report ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Members of the Bayonne Fire Department made quick work of a blaze in the first-floor apartment in a four-story apartment building early Saturday. According to Fire Chief Keith Weaver the call came in at approximately 5:01 a.m. and firefighters responded to 41-43 Kelly Parkway for a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A seven-year-old Bayonne boy who is said to have driven his two-wheeled, motorized, scooter off of a sidewalk and into a passing car set off a chain of events Sunday that ended in the youth’s father in handcuffs. According to Captain Eric Amato, members of the Bayonne Police ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 41-year-old New York man was arrested Saturday after he was involved in a fight in the area of 21st Street and Broadway. According to Captain Eric Amato, members of the Bayonne Police Department responded to the scent at approximately 9:00 a.m. on the report of a fight involving ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Though it doesn’t appear to be suspicious at this time, Hudson County Esther Suarez has confirmed that the Hudson County Regional Arson Task Force is continuing to investigate the cause of a fire that claimed the life of 98-year-old Maria Teti on Sunday. As previously reported, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Five Bayonne teenagers, two of them minors, have been arrested in connection with a shooting incident that took place on April 12, Bayonne Police officials announced Tuesday. According to Captain Eric Amato, on the day of the incident members of the Bayonne Police Department ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Bayonne man was arrested in the early hours of Sunday after police say surveillance footage from a nearby home showed him attempting to gain entry into tow parked vehicles in the area of West 39th Street. According to Captain Eric Amato, Jose A. Quinones, 52, was taken into ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Bayonne woman is dead after a fire burned through a 16th Street home on Sunday. According to Deputy Fire Chief William Bartos, members of the Bayonne Fire Department were called to the home at approximately 6:15 p.m. and immediately confronted with heavy fire and smoke conditions ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - 45 people were displaced by a Thursday afternoon fire that spread through a residential building at 482 Kennedy Blvd., necessitating its eventual demolition. According to Bayonne Fire Chief Keith Weaver, members of the Bayonne Fire Department responded to the call at approximately ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Bayonne man led local police on a high speed pursuit into Jersey City early Tuesday before being arrested and charged with a number of drugs related offenses. According to Captain Eric Amato, the incident began just after 12:30 a.m. when Bayonne police attempted to conduct a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Two New York men and a Bayonne man, one said to be armed with a loaded semi-automatic weapon, were arrested by members of the Bayonne Police Department early Monday, according to law enforcement officials. Captain Eric Amato reported that the incident began shortly after midnight ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Nature calls, but you might want to be careful how you answer it... In this afternoon's daily COVID-19 briefing, Col. Patrick Callahan of the New Jersey State Police commented about the, "inordinate" amount of human waste generated at parks statewide following the reopening of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 40-year-old Bayonne man was arrested Wednesday after members of the Bayonne Police Department responded to a call of shots fired at his 33rd Street home at approximately 5:56 a.m. According to a report Jason J. Patel, who was allegedly intoxicated at the time, fired a starter ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - An off-duty officer with the New York Police Department is being credited with saving the life of a suicidal man over the weekend. According to a tweet by NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea, Officer Cory Pilzer was walking with his family across the bridge when he saw a 22-year-old man ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 27-year-old Bayonne has been arrested and charged with murder in an incident that took place in Jersey City on Tuesday. In a statement Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Homicide Unit arrested and charged Bernard Wilson, in connection ...

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JERSEY CITY/BAYONNE, NJ - A Jersey City woman jumped to her death from an apartment building on Friday, in what officials believe was a suicide. The victim’s name or age has been released. According to a report the Jersey City police responded to 396 Manila Avenue at about 1:53 p.m. in response ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - An investigation is underway into the death of a 25-year-old man inside a ship at Bayonne Dry Dock Sunday. According to a report, the Bayonne Fire Department was dispatched to the USNS Red Cloud that was in dry dock for repair at approximately 9:26 a.m. Upon arrival firefighters ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 16-year-old boy was allegedly robbed in the area of East 48th Street Monday. According to Captain Eric Amato the teenager reported that just before 8:00 p.m. a group of four juveniles surrounded him and demanded that he give them all of his money. When the victim did not comply, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 54-year-old New York man was arrested Monday after he allegedly attempted to shoplift $61.73 worth of merchandise from Family Dollar and then threaten a story employee with a pocket knife. According to Capt. Eric Amato, the incident began just after 9:00 at the story on Kennedy ...

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BAYONNE, NJ  - A woman in her forties parked her vehicle on the Bayonne Bridge Tuesday before jumping to her death, Lenis Rodrigues, spokesperson for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, told TAPinto Bayonne. The event took place at approximately 9:30 a.m. Public Safety units from the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -  A 27-year-old Bayonne man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly attempted to steal two bottles of vodka from Wine Warehouse. According to Captain Eric Amato, the incident began just after 4:30 p.m. when the store manager observed Michael Sepulveda enter the store with an ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Five occupants were displaced from their home Friday following a fire that left one police officer with a minor injury. Members of the Bayonne Fire Department reported to 23 East 32nd Street at approximately 4:39 p.m. Friday following reports of smoke coming from the building. Once ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 38-year-old Bayonne man was arrested Thursday after being identified as the suspect in an aggravated assault that took place at the Refinery Tavern on January 18. As previously reported, during that incident the man, Brian M Gavin, allegedly struck a 27-year-old male victim after ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne police and Bayonne Board of Education security are stepping up patrols Tuesday following reports that an “unknown white male dressed in all black” followed two students. 12-years-old, on their way to Walter F. Robinson School this morning. The message from Superintendent ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne police arrested two men Tuesday after finding a handgun and five bullets in the car they were driving in. According to Capt. Eric Amato, the incident began at approximately 7:00 p.m. when officers stopped the suspects, identified as Sean E. Hill, Jr. 32, Jersey City, and ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne Police believe they have the two men responsible for a series of robberies that took place between February 9 and February 12 in custody According to Capt. Eric Amato, Nnamdi C. Atumudo, 22, Irvington, was arrested at his home Thursday and charged in connection with three ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 30-year-old Maplewoood man was arrested Thursday after attempting to flee police, first in the car he was operating, and then on foot. According to Capt. Eric Amato the incident began after 12:30 a.m. when officers on patrol observed the suspect, later identified as Hakeem O.

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BAYONNE, NJ - City officials welcomed seven new police officers and celebrated the promotion of 18 members of the Bayonne Police Department during a city hall ceremony on February 6. The promoted officers include five new captains, six new lieutenants, and seven new sergeants.  The new officers ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 19-year-old Jersey City man was arrested in the early hours of Monday after members of the Bayonne Police Department observed him walk into a driveway of a residence on West 54th Street and enter an unlocked minivan. According to Captain Eric Amato, Rashadee C. Boxley then ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Former pro-footballer, and Bayonne native, Kenny Britt was arrested on drugs charges Sunday after being pulled over by Bayonne Police, according to law enforcement officials. In a statement Lt. Eric Amato announced that Britt was pulled over while driving a 2019 black-colored ...

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