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Police & Fire

August 11, 2022

WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge Fire Department responded to call for a garbage truck fire early Wednesday morning. The Wood-Ridge Fire Department responded to a call at approximately 5:15 a.m. for a garbage truck fire on Moonachie Ave near Columbia Street, according to WRFD Chief Kenneth ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department put out a house fire after a Hasbrouck Heights Police Officer rescued one resident from her burning home Monday afternoon. Hasbrouck Heights Officer Christopher Connors was the first officer on the scene who arrived at the two-story ...

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TETERBORO, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department responded to an early morning dumpster fire which had spread to a commercial truck and prevented it from entering a building in Teterboro. The call came in at 1:14 a.m. on Tuesday, July 26 for a fire at 375 North Street in Teterboro. Hasbrouck ...

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MOONACHIE, NJ - The Moonachie Police Department promoted a Hasbrouck Heights resident to lieutenant on June 23, 2022. In a swearing in ceremony during a Mayor and Council meeting, Jeff Napolitano was promoted to Lieutenant. His wife Jill, children Megan and Michael, parents, siblings, ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Height Police arrested a borough resident on multiple charges Friday afternoon in a incident at the shopping center along Route 17 South, between Henry Street and the jughandle u-turn. On July 15, at approximately 4:45pm, officers responded to 65 Rt 17 South, ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Police Department made two arrests on weapons charges this week, on back to back days, according to a statement from the Hasbrouck Heights Police. On Monday, July 11 at approximately 5:22pm, Officers Condal, Rossillo and Detective Dussault were ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Junior Police Academy returned after a two-year COVID-19 hiatus with an expanded program, which provides recruits an inside look at careers in law enforcement. It was the 21st year the academy was held, after a two-year break.  “I am truly happy ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Residents may have seen white pickup trucks from the Alpharetta Police Department parked outside Hasbrouck Heights High School, along with Hasbrouck Heights Police vehicles. The Georgia police department is in Hasbrouck Heights to launch its nationwide recruitment ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Lifeguards at the Hasbrouck Heights Swim Club were the first responders on the scene when a brush fire broke out outside the fencing along Route 17 Tuesday afternoon. The lifeguards started smelling smoke on the grounds and senior guard Kassie Ketcho alerted assistant ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -  Recruits from the Wood-Ridge Junior Police Academy 2022 marched into the gym at Catherine E. Doyle School before the gathering of families and members of the Wood-Ridge Police Department. It marked the return of the annual event after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19. "More ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - A Borough teen served as the 2022 Wood-Ridge Police Chief For Day on Friday, June 24, in the annual program, run by the Bergen County Sheriff's Department.  Lorenzo Barrese was selected to be Police Chief for a Day by WRPD Chief Michael O'Donnell. He had a full day of events and ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ – Christopher Vargas got a unique way to close out his time at Lincoln School.  While his classmates were in school, finishing their final day, and waiting to burst out the doors, Vargas was at the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department Headquarters, where he served as Chief for ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Police Department arrested a Piscataway, NJ, man on attempted murder charges last Friday. On Friday, June 10, Hasbrouck Heights Police were contacted by the Piscataway Police Department advising of an attempted murder suspect who was believed be ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/WOOD-RIDGE, NJ --  It was a warm spring Friday morning as students from Hasbrouck Heights and Wood-Ridge joined local law enforcement officers in the 39th annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics New Jersey. Members of Hasbrouck Heights Police Department and ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights officers arrested a New York City man on multiple charges after a hit-and-run accident on Route 46. Hasbrouck Heights Police Officers Woodbridge and Olivo were dispatched to Route 46 West over Route 17 on a report of a motor vehicle crash on Wednesday, ...

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TETERBORO, NJ - The Moonachie Police are asking for the public's help with an armed robbery in the parking lot at Teterboro Landing Thursday afternoon. The Moonachie Police Department received a 911 telephone call of a robbery in progress in the parking lot of Costco at Teterboro Landing on ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/WOOD-RIDGE, NJ  - State and local law enforcement officials have called for an increase in security around schools following the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Law enforcement agencies county-wide will be dedicating additional patrols and officers to be present at ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Police Department made three DUI arrests in the month of May. On Wednesday, May 4, at approximately 9:34pm, Hasbrouck Heights Lieutenant Michael Colaneri was dispatched to Route 17 South at the Wood-Ridge line on a report of a motor vehicle accident.

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WOOD-RIDGE/HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - One week ago, New Jersey's top law enforcement official reversed the ban on police pursuits in the state.  At the start of 2022, the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General (NJOAG) updated guidelines on the state’s use-of-force policy which prevented police ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Wood-Ridge Police arrested a Passaic, NJ, man on Tuesday on multiple charges, including weapons charges and a hit-and-run earlier in the day. On Monday, May 2, at approximately 2:37 p.m., Wood-Ridge Police Sergeant. J. Rutigliano and Police Officer M. Torsiello were dispatched ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ – Recently retired Wood-Ridge Police Chief John Korin received a plaque acknowledging his career at Wednesday evening’s meeting of the Wood-Ridge Mayor and Council. The presentation was made prior to the swearing in of Wood-Ridge’s new police chief, Michael O’Donnell, and seven other ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ – The Wood-Ridge Council honored recently retired Chief of Police John Korin and authorized the promotion of Michael A. O’Donnell as Chief of Police at a meeting of the Mayor and Council held Wednesday evening.  The Council also approved the promotions of Joseph Biamonte Jr. and ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights Police arrested a Pennsylvania man for stealing tequila from a borough liquor store last Thursday. The Hasbrouck Heights Police Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a theft that had occurred at Yoshi Liquor Store on Thursday, April 14 around ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Three Hasbrouck Heights Eagle Scouts from Troop 17 were honored for their recent achievements by the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department. Last Wednesday Hasbrouck Heights Troop 17 Eagle Scouts Mario Gabriel Fanego, Brian James Gaffney and Shahil Voona were each ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge and Hasbrouck Heights Police Departments and the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration will again participate in National Take Back Day on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights Police arrested a Passaic County man in the early morning hours Monday on multiples charges after a motor vehicle accident following a burglary spree. On Monday, March 28, at 4:42 AM, Hasbrouck Heights Police Sergeant John Behr observed the aftermath of ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department responded to a working house fire Wednesday night near Depken Field. The call came in at approximately 9:30 pm Wednesday, March 30. Hasbrouck Heights Engine 615 arrived, hooked up to a hydrant and ran two lines to put out the fire, ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Four Wood-Ridge Police Auxiliary Officers were promoted during the Wood-Ridge Mayor and Council meeting on Wednesday, March 9. Several members of the Wood-Ridge Police Department were in attendance, including Captain Michael O'Donnell, Sergeant Robert Stasion and Officer Joseph ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - On Monday, March 21, 2022, a team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will examine all aspects of the Wood Ridge Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services, Chief John Korin announced ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A Carlstadt man has been arrested in connection with the fire at a popular Wood-Ridge pizza shop in late February. Majd Abdallah, a rideshare driver, was arrested on arson and burglary charges, according to Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella. The arrest is the result of an ...

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