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Police & Fire

May 26, 2022

BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne firefighters need less than 20 minutes to douse a blaze in a two-family home on Silver Street on Wednesday, according to Fire Chief Keith Weaver. Weaver reported that the Bayonne Fire Department was dispatched to 52 Silver Street on a report of smoke coming from the home at ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – A Bayonne female was taken into custody at approximately 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and now faces charges of Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose and four counts of Contempt, Captain Eric Amato announced. According to a statement, officers responded to the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Police Department will once again participate in the nationwide Click It or Ticket seat belt campaign, which will take place May 23 through June 5, 2022. The mobilization effort, launched to The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — An investigation is underway into a shooting reported Monday night at Stephen R. Gregg Park, according to Bayonne Police. Around 8:15 p.m., officers responded to the park, where they found an adult male had suffered a gunshot wound, Police Capt. Eric R. Amato said in a ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — The 200 Club of Hudson County held its 36th annual Valor Awards ceremony, honoring the heroic actions of first responders who went above and beyond the call of duty. After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the luncheon returned April 27 and included recognitions ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – An Elizabeth man was taken into custody on Friday after being identified as the actor of a robbery reported on January 26 at Costco, Captain Eric Amato announced. According to a statement, on January 26, at 2:05 p.m. officers responded to Costco on a report of two male suspects who ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – A Bayonne man was taken into custody on Sunday at around 9:33 p.m. from inside a vacant apartment located within 1068A Avenue C, Captain Eric Amato announced. According to a statement, officers responded on a report of a male, later identified as Steve Chrisomalis, 61, who had just ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – A 19-year-old Bayonne man and a 16-year-old Bayonne boy were taken into custody on Sunday from the area of 18th Street and Avenue E at around 6:03 p.m., Captain Eric Amato announced. Officers responded to the area on a report of a large unruly group congregating where some individuals ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Third ward candidate Peter Franco issued a call to action over the recent purchase of 20 near fire hydrants by Suez, claiming the action was in response to a video he posted about fire hydrant safety concerns throughout the city. “I look forward to Suez’s confirmation that the fire ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Jack Kennedy, 57, a campaign worker for Councilman Neil Carroll III, and Bayonne municipal employee, was taken into custody on charges of driving while under the influence earlier this month. According to reports Kennedy had been drinking at a local bar before he was detained by ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – A Bayonne man was arrested on Sunday for a DWI, Captain Eric Amato announced. According to a statement, during the arrest process, Wayne Kulnis, 58, spit in the face of the arresting officer and was additionally charged. Kulnis was also processed on three outstanding arrest ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Mayor Jimmy Davis supports a ban on marijuana usage by police officers and will work with the city's Law Department to craft a directive to that effect.  Davis' announcement comes after Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop announced that officers in the Jersey City Police Department will ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne Firefighters made quick work of a deck fire that had extended to the 46-48 East 39th Street home Saturday afternoon. According to Chief Keith Weaver, the Bayonne Fire Department was dispatched to the home at approximately 12:27 pm on a report of a fire.  Firefighters ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — Three teenagers are facing charges after police say they stole a car and then led officers on a pursuit Thursday in Bayonne. The teens, a 15-year-old boy and two 16-year-old girls, were arrested around 4 p.m. in the area of 63rd Street and Avenue C after the Nissan Murano they ...

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Update: Rosalie Protocollo has been located and is being "medically evaluate," according to police.  BAYONNE, NJ- Bayonne Police have asked for the public’s assistance in locating 89-year-old Rosalie Protocollo. According to an alert, Rosalie was last seen at approximately 8:00 p.m Thursday ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – A kitchen fire broke out on Wednesday at 11:29 a.m. on West 43rd Street, Fire Chief Keith Weaver announced. The Bayonne Fire Department was dispatched to the area for a reported stove fire. According to a statement, arriving units found a working kitchen fire. Firefighters deployed ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Similar to the rest of New Jersey, Hudson County saw an increase in reports of hate crimes and bias incident last year. In 2021, municipal police departments, along with the Hudson County Sheriff’s Department and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, reported a combined ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – Two New York men were taken into custody on Friday and now face charges of Aggravated Assault, Criminal Mischief, Obstructing a Governmental Function, Resisting Arrest, and Possession of an Imitation Firearm, Captain Eric Amato announced. According to a statement, officers ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – A Bayonne man was taken into custody on Sunday and charged with Aggravated Assault, Assault by Auto, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Possession of CDS (MDMA), Captain Eric Amato announced. According to a statement, officers patrolling the area of 52nd Street and Avenue C ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 17-year-old Bayonne resident was arrested on Friday and charged in connection with three separate armed robberies, two of them dating back to November 12, 2021. According to Captain Eric Amato, the investigation and arrest also led to the discovery of a defaced semi-automatic ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ —  Police in Bayonne, Hoboken and Jersey City will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s U Drive. U Text. U. Pay. campaign. The statewide law enforcement initiative, which runs through April 30, targets drivers who engage in dangerous ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – Two Jersey City men were taken into custody on Friday for shoplifting, Captain Eric Amato announced.   Anthony Crossin, 31, was arrested at the Walgreens located at 1080 Broadway for shoplifting $1,803.27 worth of merchandise. Keith Ettis, 35, was taken into custody from TJ Maxx ...

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UPDATE: Magdalena Diaz has been found safe.  NEWARK, NJ - The NJ Transit Police have asked for the public’s assistance in locating a woman who was last seen at New York Penn Station at approximately 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23. Magdalena Diaz, whom the NJ Transit alert said is known to ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – A Bayonne man was taken into custody on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. from the area of 21st Street and Avenue E on charges of burglary and theft in connection with a February 15 incident, Captain Eric Amato announced. According to a statement, at approximately 11:22 a.m. on that day the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – A Bayonne man was taken into custody at about 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, from the area of Kelly Parkway, charged with Obstructing a Governmental Function and being a Fugitive from Justice, Captain Eric Amato announced. According to a statement, officers responded to the apartment ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – A Bayonne woman was taken into custody at about 9:00 p.m. from the area of East 21st Street on Sunday, Captain Eric Amato announced. According to a statement, officers responded to a housing complex in the area on a report of a dispute between two females. Officers were able to ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – A Bayonne man was arrested on Friday on charges that he broke into Healing Hands, 785 Broadway, and stole the cash register that contained approximately $200. The incident, Captain Eric Amato said, took place while the business was closed during the overnight hours of February ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - With Russian related properties, including art installations, being subject to vandalism in recent week Mayor Jimmy Davis is requesting increased security at the monument known as “To Struggle Against World Terrorism.” Davis said while the park where the monument is located at the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Members of the Bayonne Police Department arrested a local man Monday after he reportedly attacked a stranger with a baseball bat. According to Captain Eric Amato, officers reported to the area of East 25th Street at approximately 5:42 p.m. on a report of two men fighting. Upon ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A resident who jumped from the third floor of 29 W. 24th Street to escape a fire was one of two residents injured on Tuesday. According to Bayonne Fire Chief Keith Weaver firefighters responded to a call at approximately 2:55 p.m. and, upon arrival deployed two hose lines ...

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