HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- A bomb scare with two suspicious devices was resolved without any damage to buildings or people in an industrial park in Hasbrouck Heights last Tuesday.

According to the police report, Hasbrouck Heights Police Officer Anthony Rossillo responded to a call at 4:43pm about a suspicious item at 621 Route 46 West, in the industrial area between Routes 46, 17, and Route 80. It was determined to be a plastic bottle with an unknown liquid and tin foil inside. Additional officers from Hasbrouck Heights responded including Detectives Bradley Dussault and Joseph Armeli, and Patrolmen Gary Kest, Brian Donohue and Nicholas Brunetti. Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department and Carlstadt EMS were also called to the scene.

The Bergen County Sheriff's Department's Bomb Squad provided mutual aid, according to Derek Sands, Chief of Staff, and the Hazmat unit, and Bureau of Criminal Investigations Crime Scene Unit were called in. Moonachie Fire Department's Ladder and Wood-Ridge's pumper were stationed at Hasbrouck Heights.

Sign Up for Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro Newsletter
Our newsletter delivers the local news that you can trust.

Area businesses, including a fashion distribution company, billiards manufacturer, and physical education/recreation equipment company, were evacuated. 

Soon after the bomb squad destroyed the first device, another one was found nearby, according to the report. It  was also destroyed. Evidence was collected by the Crime Scene Unit.

 

TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro is Hasbrouck Heights, Wood-Ridge and Teterboro’s free daily news source, and is the official newspaper of the Hasbrouck Heights Board of Education and Hasbrouck Heights Borough Council.

Sign up for our FREE daily eNews.

Like us on Facebook  and follow us on @TAPintoHasbrouckHeightsWood.RidgeTeterboro and Twitter @HHeightsWRidgeT 

Download the TAPinto App for FREE in the Google Play Store and the Apple Store today. Search for “tapinto” or “tapinto.net.”

Got a news tip? Email us at farmonaitis@tapinto.net 

Market Your Business through TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro
TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro will help you build your brand, improve your online presence and reach thousands of people in these three towns and beyond. Packages include social media promotion, clickable banner ads and D.I.Y. publication of events, press releases and more. Become a TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro advertiser. Call (908) 279-0303, x268, or click here.