EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The following is the latest release from the East Brunswick Police Department regarding changes to the bus schedule and the EBPD reporting system:
"Starting tomorrow (Tuesday, March 24th) the Neilson Plaza will no longer have buses going Downtown (near Battery Park) or Crosstown (near the United Nations) in Manhattan.
Buses will go to the NY Port Authority on a weekend schedule until further notice.
Additionally, Chief Frank LoSacco is very pleased to announce that the East Brunswick Police Department has launched their online reporting platform. The public will be able to report minor incidents and crimes through the use of an electronic online reporting system on the East Brunswick Police Department website at www.EBPD.net. All you have to do is click on Online Reporting.
The types of incidents that can be reported online include:
- Credit Card Theft
- Criminal Mischief
- Custody Disputes
- Cyber Harassment
- Minor Civil Disputes (for documentation)
- Follow-up Reports
- Fraud/Embezzlement/Bad checks
- Identity Theft
- Lost Property
- Property Damage
- Reports for Insurance Purposes
- Shoplifting (under $1000)
- Simple Assault (not domestic violence)
- Theft (under $1000)
Further details about the above can be found on the agency website, including examples. If the incident you wish to report is an emergency, a crime in progress, involves any type of injury, involves the loss/theft of prescription medication, narcotic or otherwise, the report CANNOT be reported online. In these cases, you should call East Brunswick Police at 732-390-6900. As always, if you have an emergency, immediately dial 9-1-1.
Keep in mind that filing a false police report is a crime. Any person who gives or causes to be given false information to any law enforcement officer, with respect to the commission of any crime or incident, is guilty of a fourth-degree crime under the New Jersey Code of Criminal Justice (2C:28-4). Fourth degree crimes are punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000.00, or by imprisonment for not more than 18 months, or both.
"The East Brunswick Police Department remains extremely committed to serving our community," says LoSacco.