Police & Fire

December 4, 2018

BAYONNE, NJ - Offering data that shows “distracted drivers are unsafe drivers,” the Bayonne Police Department is reminding residents that get behind the wheel to focus on the road, not their cell phones, not their coffee, not anything else that may take their attention off driving. According to ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- Warning that “this holiday season is an opportune time for burglars and thieves to commit crimes,” in homes, at shopping centers, and online, Bayonne Police Chief Robert Geisler and the City of Bayonne Police Department have offered a number of crime prevention tips for Bayonne ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - With temperatures expected to dip below freezing Wednesday into Thursday pet owners are reminded that extreme can be dangerous to pets. According to New Jersey state law dogs cannot be outside if temperatures are below 34 degrees without proper shelter (insulated, elevated, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ-  Bayonne police are searching for two men that reportedly slashed and robbed a 28-year old male while he was walking on West 31st Street on Friday. According to Lieutenant Eric Amato, the victim reported that he was placed in a chokehold from behind by an unknown male who also ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Two of the victims, a five year old and a 17-year old, of a Halloween night car accident continue to recover from their injuries at Jersey Center Medical Center. A third, a one-year old, was treated and released. According to a statement by the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -Mayor Jimmy Davis took to Facebook on Wednesday to share details related to a car crash that left four people injured. Calling it a “serious accident,” Davis said the incident occurred at Avenue C and 16th Street. “I am currently at the hospital checking on the condition of all ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- A 19-year-old Bayonne man faces charges of aggravated assault and resisting arrest after an altercation with Bayonne police officers in the early hours of Monday. According to a report, members of the Bayonne Police Department responded to a report of a disturbance at 19 Humphrey ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- Bayonne police made three unrelated drug arrests on Friday. According to law enforcement officials the first arrest came at approximately 11:50 a.m. when police took Ridge E. Alcaide, 24, into custody from the area of East 19th Street. While he was being placed under arrest, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- Saying that the intersection has been the scene of several recent accidents Bayonne Police Chief Robert Geisler was joined by several of his officers at the corner of Kennedy Boulevard and 26th Street and Wednesday to announce the launch of a thirty-day traffic safety campaign and ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- A Bayonne woman faces shoplifting charges following her arrest on Monday. According the Bayonne Police Department Miriam W. Agbaan, 42, was taken into custody at approximately 1:45 p.m. and is accused of trying to steal $404.49 worth of merchandise from Shop Rite on Avenue C.

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BAYONNE, NJ- With family and friends looking on 13 Bayonne police officers were promoted at a September 27 ceremony held at Bayonne City Hall. Promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief was Robert Shork who, after serving four years in the United States Marine Corps, began his career with the Bayonne ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Two Jersey City men found sleeping in a car in the QuickChek parking lot on 53rd Street were arrested after investigating officer found them to be in possession of two handguns and narcotics. According to a statement by the Bayonne Police Department, an officer responding to the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- Nearly a dozen people were rescued from their cars by firefighters around Bayonne on Tuesday after several inches of rain fell across the city. “If you see barricades or cones, do not drive around them, as they are placed for your safety,” a post on the city’s Office of Emergency ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – Five local teens were charged in connection to a Rutherford car burglary. Kayla Roman, 18, and four unnamed teenagers were arrested on Friday night after police discovered the 2016 Acura they were driving was reported stolen in Rutherford during a traffic stop. Three of the four ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Gun shots were heard in Bayonne early Thursday morning. The Bayonne Police Department was alerted to multiple gun shots in the area of 52nd Street and Broadway at 4:36 a.m., a department press release said. When officers and detectives arrived on scene, they found a 9mm handgun ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – A local homeless woman was charged with stealing multiple cell phones after police found her ID near the crime scene. According to police, Ashley Pitrie, 31, broke into an apartment on West 19th Street on June 26 and took a Samsung cell phone, batter and two chargers. Pitrie’s ID ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – The case of a near lifetime supply of toothpaste that was taken from a Bayonne pharmacy has been solved. Marcos Baez, 40, of Isabella Avenue, was charged with four counts of shoplifting after police identified him as the person responsible for stealing more than $1,000 worth of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – The Bayonne Fire Department welcomed 12 new firefighters to their ranks this week. Hired to replace recent retirees, the 12 firefighters were sworn-in on Tuesday. “I want to congratulate all the new Bayonne Firefighters and their families,” Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis said. “We ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – An early morning drink led to assault charges for a local man. Kevin Kiniery, 29, was charged with aggravated assault after police said he punched a 60 year old man while drinking at 3 a.m. on Wednesday, a press release said.  According to police, Kiniery punched the victim with ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – A Local man faces multiple charges stemming from a hit-and-run chase through Bayonne on Sunday morning. Andrew Spring, 19, of Jersey City, was charged with DWI, eluding an officer and resisting arrest after police determined Spring was responsible for a hit-and-run in the area of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – An intoxicated Bayonne man was charged with aggravated assault for hitting a man in the back with a hammer on Tuesday night, police said. Nagy Bekhit, 35, of Lord Avenue, got into a verbal dispute at the stoplight on 1st Street and Broadway after a car beeped his horn as a bus ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – Two local men were charged with receiving stolen property after a   food distribution supervisor caught them with bins of snack food, police said. Marvin Powell, 56, and Mack Brinson, 52, were caught by the local Frito Lay manager behind the Quick Chek on East 53rd Street at 10 ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – Two kayakers were stranded in Newark Bay near 16th Street Park on Wednesday night leading to a Bayonne Fire Department water rescue. According to police, the couple was reported missing around 10 p.m. after losing contact with the man’s mother. The woman said she last heard from ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – A local man was charged with burglary stemming from two incidents on Broadway, Bayonne Police detectives said. Juan Restrepo, 37, of Broadway, was arrested on Thursday after a multi-department investigation into reported thefts on April 2 and May 9. According to a police ...

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