Police & Fire

June 11, 2021

HACKENSACK, NJ - Officers of the Lyndhurst Police Department responded to a report of a carjacking Tues. June 8. A short time later, the motorist who made that call found himself arrested and charged in connection to a hit-and-run that took place a short time earlier.  On Tuesday, June 8, at ...

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WEST TRENTON, NJ – For the first time since May of 2019, New Jersey is open for Memorial Day.  This weekend will kick off the summer season as thousands of motorists will hit New Jersey’s roadways to head to beaches, lakes, State Parks or just across town to a friend’s cookout. Because it has ...

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TRENTON — No seatbelt? “No excuses,” according to New Jersey state officials who are ramping up seat belt checks beginning May 24 through June 6.  That means any motor vehicle passenger caught without a seatbelt starting Monday will be issued a citation by local, county and state law agencies.

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Four individuals were arrested on May 4, for allegedly receiving stolen property.  According to the Hawthorne Police Department, officers were conducting their patrols and identified a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck that had been reported as stolen from Fair Lawn that same ...

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NEW JERSEY — The community is being alerted to a nationwide safety recall of certain Kidde smoke detectors for failing to sound off during smoke conditions or a fire. The Consumer Product Safety Commission on May 6 announced the recall of some 225,000 Kidde smoke and combination smoke/carbon ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Hackensack Police arrested a man and woman from Philadelphia on gun and drug charges Monday evening. Darinel Perez-Burgos and Jelayna Sevilla, both from Philadelphia, PA, were arrested for possessing a stolen handgun and drugs on Monday, April 26 around 7:30 p.m.  Narcotics ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A Bergen County Sheriff's officer has been arrested and charged with forgery, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor, and has been suspended without pay. Officer Peter Servidio, 41, a Paramus resident, was arrested on March 30 after presenting a forged document on March 29 to ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A Hackensack resident was found with self-inflicted gun shot wounds by a city employee on Thursday evening behing the Hackensack Police Department.   A city employee observed a man slumped over the steering wheel of a 2020 Hyundai Elantra in the Hackensack Police Department ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Hackensack Fire Department made quick work of a car fire at a residence on Tuesday afternoon. HFD responded to 191 Poplar Street for a car fire in the driveway, against the house. Engine 5 arrived and quickly knocked down the engine compartment fire, according to Captain ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Hackensack resident Gary G. Gill was arrested by local police after they observed him carrying shopping bags filled with approximately 13 pounds of marijuana to his vehicle on Monday afternoon. Narcotics Bureau Detective Sergeant John Dalton and Detective Sergeant Matthew ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A Linden man was arrested for robbery of a convenience store clerk early Monday morning. Hackensack Police Department announced the arrest of Zyair F. Desire of Linden, NJ, for robbery of a 7-Eleven convenience store clerk, according Hackensack Police Detective Captain Darrin ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Hackensack Police Department announced the arrest of Vincent Lee of San Francisco, CA, after stopping him with approximately 128 pounds of marijuana in a vehicle. Narcotics Bureau Detectives Sergio Raneli and Nart Marza observed Lee fail to use the turn signal of the 2019 ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Local authorities released updated information about the fatal hit-and-run collision in Hackensack that occurred on Thursday, March 4. The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Hackensack Police Department continue to seek information from the public. At approximately 7:08 ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Two City of Hackensack firefighters were injured combating a two-alarm house fire early Wednesday morning. Second platoon members responded to a house fire at 169 Ames Street at 4:18am Wednesday morning. Upon arrival, companies found heavy smoke with fire on first floor. There ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Hackensack Police Department are seeking the public's help regarding a hit-and-run collision which resulted in the victim suffering fatal injuries. At approximately 7:08 p.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2021, the Hackensack Police ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -  A Hackensack resident was arrested on a charge of Aggravated Arson, it was announced by Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella. Ryan O. Dennis was charged as a result of an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti and ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The City of Hackensack Mayor and Council passed two resolutions memorializing a new collective bargaining agreement between the City of Hackensack and the New Jersey State Police Benevolent Association's Local #9, the local police union chapter representing over 100 of the City's ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A pharmacist at Rock Ridge Pharmacy, Rock Road, reported a suspected fraudulent prescription for a controlled dangerous substance was called in by an individual claiming to be a Hackensack based physician, police said. The incident regarding the prescription was called in under ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -  A motor vehicle stop by the Hackensack Police Department lead to the arrests of two men on multiple charges including drugs, a stolen firearm, money laundering, and child endangerment.  The Hackensack Police Department announced the arrest of Robinson Jeanbaptiste of ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A Hackensack resident was arrested on multiple drugs charges, including selling near a school and park, it was announced by the Hackensack Police Department. Delano Guerra was arrested on several drug distribution charges, according to Detective Captain Darrin DeWitt. On Friday, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A Hackensack resident was arrested on multiple drug charges on Friday, according to the Hackensack Police Department.  Cyrus Hammond was arrested for several drug distribution charges, according to Hackensack Police Department Detective Captain Darrin DeWitt. On Friday, January ...

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UPDATE: The community outreach event with the Bergen County Sheriff's Department and Hackensack Police Department scheduled for Thursday, January 21 has been postponed. No new date has been set at this time. The story will be updated when it is rescheduled. HACKENSACK, NJ - Hackensack residents ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - An automobile accident Tuesday morning had Hackensack first responders at the Firestone Complete Auto Shop as one of the automobiles involved crashed into the building. At approximately 9 a.m., Hackensack Police were dispatched to the area of River Street and University Plaza ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Hackensack residents are invited to a community outreach to meet and be heard by members of the Bergen County Sheriff's Department and Hackensack Police Department on Thursday, January 21. The “Meet your Neighbor” event is being spearheaded by The Bergen County Sheriff's ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Members of the Hackensack Fire Department rolled up their sleeves on Monday morning to begin taking the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Several members of the Hackensack Fire Department received their initial covid vaccines at Hackensack Meridian Health Medical Center, on ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Police and fire personnel throughout New Jersey can begin to get the COVID-19 vaccine as they have been re-classified into the 1A group as of Thursday. According to the CDC, classification for category 1A healthcare workers include doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, any ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Hackensack Fire Department responded to a call for a construction worker who fell from a rooftop Friday morning. Rescue 1, Ladder 1 and Safety operated at 225 State Street police headquarters for a construction worker who fell off the top roof onto a lower roof, according ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The borough hired 10 police officers at its final meeting of 2020. The following officers were officially approved by a 4-3 vote at the Dec. 28 council meeting at a starting salary of $45,048. The following biographies were issued by Chief of Police Kenneth Ehrenberg. Jamie ...

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NEW JERSEY — An investigation is currently ongoing after a bomber, later identified as Anthony Quinn Warner, 63, reportedly set off an explosion in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, on Christmas morning. New Jersey officials said the bombing - which injured at least eight people, killed Warner and ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. -- The Hackensack Police Department is seeking accreditation from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police.  On Monday, January 11, 2021, assessors with the NJSACP will provide an on-site visit to police headquarters to examine all aspects of the Hackensack Police ...

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