Police & Fire

May 17, 2021

BAYONNE, NJ - A 37-year-old Jersey City man was taken into custody by members of the Bayonne Police Department for being in possession of a motor vehicle that had been reported stolen out of Jersey City on April 29. According to Captain Eric Amato, Tijera T. Sims was arrested at approximately ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 36-year-old Jersey City man was taken into custody by members of the Bayonne Police Department after he is said to have shoplifted $911.10 worth of merchandise from Rite Aid at 1097 Broadway. According to Captain Eric Amato, Marquise Wilson was arrested at approximately 1:59 p.m.

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NEW JERSEY — A nationwide safety recall of certain Kidde smoke detectors that have reportedly failed to sound off during smoke conditions or a fire has been announced. The Consumer Product Safety Commission on May 6 announced the recall of 225,000 Kidde smoke and combination smoke/carbon ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 21-year-old female reported to police that while patronizing K&J Smoke Shop, 682 Broadway, a store employee, identified as Vijaykuma Shah, 62, made unwanted advances towards her, including by touching her body’s “intimate areas” and kissing her. Shah, Bayonne Police Captain ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Jason Rosenfeld, 54, Bayonne, was taken into custody at approximately 1:46 a.m. Tuesday after officers responded to a report of a burglary in progress at 88 Dragon and Phoenix Restaurant, 787 Broadway.  Upon arrival, officers found the glass door shattered and later identified ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 20-year-old Jersey City man was arrested by Bayonne police Sunday night after he allegedly grabbed a woman’s buttocks while the two were inside the ShopRite on Avenue C. According to Captain Eric Amato, Akila N. Labib was arrested after the 29-year-old female victim alerted an ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Two Jersey City teens, 15 and 14, were arrested in the early hours of Thursday after being found to be in possession of a vehicle that had been reported stolen out of Bayonne shortly prior to the recovery. According to Captain Eric Amato, the vehicle and the two juveniles were ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Louisiana man was arrested by Bayonne police Wednesday after he was identified as the actor of a shoplifting that had been reported a short while prior at Metro Cellphone Shop on Broadway. According to Captain Eric Amato, an investigation showed that Reginald A. Wilson Jr. fled ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 16-year-old Jersey City boy was arrested Wednesday after he was  caught on camera stealing a purse from a parked vehicle, Bayonne Police Captain Eric Amato reported.  According to Amato, officers in the area of East 47th Street were alerted to the incident by the 48-year-old ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Here's yet another reminder that leaving an unoccupied vehicle running in urban North Jersey is a bad idea... Just after 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 24 the owner of a 2012 Kia van reported his vehicle stolen from the area of 3rd & Jackson Streets. An employee had left the van ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Bayonne man found him back behind bars for the second time since January on Saturday. According to Captain Eric Amato, members of the Bayonne Police Department were conducting an investigation into the sale of narcotics by Daouda Coulibaly, 24, in the area of East 53rd Street ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne firefighters responded to what officials called an accidental fire on the rear deck of a home Saturday afternoon. According to Bayonne Fire Chief Keith Weaver, the call came in at approximately 12:03 p.m. and sent firefighters to 42 Trask Avenue where they found a heavy ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Queens man whose car was impounded for being illegally parked Friday found himself in a daylong saga with law enforcement that ended with him being charged with six counts of Aggravated Assault, Impersonating a Law Enforcement Official, and more. According to a lengthy statement ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The body found wrapped inside a tarp near Route 440 in Bayonne on Tuesday is possibly that of a 41-year—old male reported missing from New York City since April 24, an official familiar with the investigation told TAPinto Bayonne. The NYPD, with the assistance of the Hudson County ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - What started as the arrest of a 24-year-old Bayonne man on Shoplifting charges led to the seizure of approximately 13 pounds of marijuana and 42 liquid THC vape cartridges on Sunday. According to Captain Eric Amato, a Bayonne police officer was alerted that the man, Henry H. Hall, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 38-year-old Bayonne man was arrested from outside Bayonne Medical Center in the early hours of Sunday morning after he is said to have struck another man, 25, in the face with a belt for an unknown reason.  According to Captain Eric Amato, the incident took place just before 4:30 ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 29-year-old Hoboken man was arrested by Bayonne police early Sunday after he was found to be in possession of both a handgun and crack-cocaine, police say. According to Captain Eric Amato, members of the Bayonne Police Department pulled over a vehicle Shaquil D. Huggins was a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — A 17-year-old female juvenile from Jersey City was arrested by Bayonne police Saturday after she is said to have sprayed a 22-year-old male victim in the face with pepper spray. According to Captain Eric Amato, the arrest came at approximately 10:09 p.m. in the area of 45th Street ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Staten Island woman was arrested by Bayonne police on Friday when the vehicle she was occupying, with Florida license plates,  was deemed to have been stolen out of New York. According to Captain Eric Amato, Brianna Gonzalez, 27, was arrested just before 1:00 a.m. in the area of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Two Bayonne police officers suffered minor injuries Tuesday in an incident that began when one, while driving in the area of 49th Street and Avenue E, observed a male burglarizing a parked vehicle and two other individuals seated inside a nearby vehicle belonging to the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Jersey City man was arrested by Bayonne police Tuesday after he was found asleep inside a vehicle with a handgun on the front passenger seat. According to Captain Eric Amato, police were called to the area of 185 East 22nd Street where they found the man, later identified as ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Members of the Bayonne Police Department were faced with an unruly crowd in the early hours of Easter in an incident that led to seven arrests. According to Captain Eric Amato, the incident began just after midnight Sunday when officers observed a large group in the area of 37th ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – The Bayonne Police Department will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText. UPay. enforcement grant campaign, Police Chief Robert Geisler has announced. The high visibility law enforcement initiative that will target motorists who ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A would be burglar was arrested Thursday after investigations by the Bayonne Police Department led to his identification as the suspect in two recent, and failed attempts. According to Captain Eric Amato, residents of two homes reported attempted break-ins between 1:27 p.m. and ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Fire Department responded to two fires less than two hours apart on Tuesday. According to reports, firefighters were first called to 170 West 25th Street at approximately 2:10 p.m. on a report of smoking coming from a second floor. Upon arrival they found fire in the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Jersey City man who refused to leave a Bayonne property Sunday found himself arrested for theft after members of the Bayonne Police Department found him to be in possession of a package addressed to a resident of that location. According to Captain Eric Amato, officers took Jamal ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Multiple agencies, including the Bayonne Fire Department, Bayonne Police Department, and McCabe EMS, responded to a report of a person jumping off the Bayonne Bridge Saturday. According to Bayonne Deputy Fire Chief Bill Bartos, the incident took place just before 2:00 ...

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BAYONE, NJ - A Bayonne police officer was lucky to escape uninjured when the operator of an unlicensed mini dirt bike dragged him a short distance while trying to flee Friday afternoon. According to Captain Eric Amato, police first saw the motorized vehicle being operated in the area of 7th ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Two out-of-town men were arrested just after midnight on Monday and charged with Burglary after members of the Bayonne Police Department found them inside the mailroom at the Woodmont Bay Club. According to Captain Eric Amato, officers responded to the residence after the suspects, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Connecticut driver found himself under arrest early Sunday after Bayonne police thwarted his attempt to flee from a traffic stop. According to Captain Eric Amato, an officer attempted to stop Christian Ortiz-Leon, 26, after he was observed ignoring a traffic signal just after ...

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