Police & Fire

June 18, 2021

HOBOKEN, NJ - After receiving a call from a concerned resident Wednesday morning, Hoboken Police arrested a Jersey City man for DWI. At about 6:30 a.m. on June 16, Officer Jesse Castellano was dispatched to the area of 4th and Bloomfield Street on a report of a male passed out in a silver sedan.

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A Jersey City man was arrested after breaking into a business in southwest Hoboken. On Friday, June 11, Officer Samuel Flores and Detective Vito Gigante responded to a business in the area of 2nd and Monroe Street on a report of a burglary and theft. It was learned that an unknown ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - More than 3,000 law enforcement officers took to the streets of their local communities on one of 26 separate routes to help carry the "Flame of Hope" a distance of nearly 750 miles throughout the Garden State to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics New Jersey on ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Putting at least an interim end to weeks of speculation, Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla today announced the appointment of Hoboken Police Captain Daniel LoBue as Acting Police Chief, effective July 1, 2021, the date of Police Chief Ken Ferrante’s retirement. “Captain LoBue is a ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A brazen brawl in broad daylight has five individuals facing Riot and other charges, according to Hoboken Police. Around 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, June 2, Hoboken Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 3rd and Harrison Street on a report of a group of males fighting in the ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Dozens gathered Monday night to mourn the loss of a 34-year-old Elizabeth woman whose body was discovered in Hoboken. Just after 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 30, Jazzlynn Teron was found unresponsive in the Garage B public parking garage at 47 2nd Street between River & Hudson Sts.

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A body discovered in a Hoboken parking garage has investigators looking for answers. According to the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office, the Homicide Unit is working alongside the Hoboken Police Department to investigate what they're calling, "a suspicious death of a woman," whose ...

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WEST TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey is open for Memorial Day.  This weekend 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. New Jersey State Police is reminding residents and visitors to celebrate responsibly this ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - According to the Hoboken Police Department, a resident has been reported missing by his family. Authorities are looking for Andrew Belov, who was reported missing Tuesday afternoon by concerned family members. Mr. Belov is 58 years old, 6'1" tall and weights approximately 175 ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Police stopped a vehicle in Hoboken that was reported stolen out of Union City, and arrested two Jersey City men who were allegedly smoking PCP. On Sunday, May 23, 2021, at about 1:55 PM, Sergeant Christopher LaBruno conducted a motor vehicle stop of a grey Honda CRV in the area of ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Driving in Hoboken at rush hour on a Friday can be challenging. Driving in Hoboken at rush hour on a Friday while intoxicated can create a dangerous situation. According to Hoboken Police, around 6:00 p.m. on May 21 there was a woman in a silver Mazda on the residential block ...

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TRENTON, NJ — 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 ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - For the second time in a week, an allegedly intoxicated driver has found themselves doing the wrong thing in the wrong place at the wrong time in Hoboken. Just after 1:00 on May 20, Police Officer Joshua Campoverde observed a Jeep Cherokee being driven the wrong way on a one way on ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - In what can only be described as a surprise move, Hoboken Police Chief Kenneth Ferrante today announced his intention to retire from the position. "I just got done having a meeting with Mayor Bhalla and then my Command staff, as well as calls with Hudson County Prosecutor Esther ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A Clifton man was arrested a block from Hoboken Police headquarters early Sunday morning after driving aggressively, according to officers. Just after 2:00 a.m. on May 16, Sergeant Christopher LaBruno observed a vehicle being operated in an aggressive manner and conducted a motor ...

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NEW JERSEY — A nationwide safety recall of certain Kidde smoke detectors that have reportedly failed to sound off during smoke conditions or a fire has been announced. The Consumer Product Safety Commission on May 6 announced the recall of 225,000 Kidde smoke and combination smoke/carbon ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A 28-year-old Bloomingdale man refused to provide breath samples after colliding with a Hoboken utility pole early Friday morning. Around 1:45 a.m. on May 14 Police Officer Domenick Allegretta responded to the intersection of Observer Highway and Washington Street to investigate a ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - After running a red light Thursday night, a North Arlington woman was arrested for DWI while her passenger was taken in for obstruction, according to the Hoboken Police Department. Just after 10 p.m. on May 13, Sergeant Luke Zeszotarski and Police Officer Francis McCourt conducted ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A joint rescue operation saved a person from the Hudson River Thursday afternoon. At 4:15 p.m., Hoboken Fire Department personnel worked alongside FDNY to perform a water rescue for a woman who somehow ended up in the river off of Union Dry Dock, near 8th Street and Sinatra ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Crews battled a two-alarm fire in Hoboken on Thursday. Just before 5:00 p.m., Hoboken Fire Department units responded to an active fire at 529 Washington Street, right in the heart of the city's main thoroughfare. HFD have indicated that the fire is now under control, and no ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - An unlicensed driver with an open container driving the wrong way down a one-way street was arrested in Hoboken earlier this week. On Monday, May 10, 2021, at about 8:20 PM, Hoboken Police Officer Marc Lombardi conducted a motor vehicle stop of a blue Jeep in the area of 77 Hudson ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A woman has been arrested after the Hudson County Special Victims Unit charged her with allegedly abusing a 9-month-old child at a Hoboken daycare. Diana Camacho, 52, of Jersey City, has been charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Camacho turned herself in to the Hudson ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Here's yet another reminder that leaving an unoccupied vehicle running in urban North Jersey is a bad idea... Just after 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 24 the owner of a 2012 Kia van reported his vehicle stolen from the area of 3rd & Jackson Streets. An employee had left the van ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A motorcyclist was tragically killed Saturday afternoon when his bike was involved in a single-vehicle crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. Daniel Vera, 47, a resident of Hoboken, was driving north on the Turnpike near Kearny, when his motorcycle collided with a curb around 3:15 p.m.

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 29-year-old Hoboken man was arrested by Bayonne police early Sunday after he was found to be in possession of both a handgun and crack-cocaine, police say. According to Captain Eric Amato, members of the Bayonne Police Department pulled over a vehicle Shaquil D. Huggins was a ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A man and a woman engaging a robbery suspect were thrown for a loop when the assailant began swinging his belt around on the streets of Hoboken. On Friday, April 09 at about 12:25 PM, Sergeant David DiMartino, Police Officer Ramon Calderon, and Police Officer Teddy Santiago ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A multi-vehicle collision on Washington Street Sunday afternoon saw Hoboken Police administer potentially life-saving overdose medication to the driver of a vehicle involved. Shortly after 5:00 p.m. on April 11, ESU Sergeant Luke Zeszotarski and ESU Police Officer Francis McCourt ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A vehicle that was reportedly "carjacked by force" on Long Island was recovered in Hoboken on Thursday after being stopped for a cracked windshield. At about 10:44 a.m. on April 8, Lieutenant Keith Rotondi saw a white Volkswagen traveling southbound at a high rate of speed near ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ – The Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps (HVAC) might be getting some back up, according to a resolution facing the City Council Wednesday night. “Due to the urgent nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and potential risks associated providing emergency medical services,” reads the ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A collision between two vehicles on Hoboken's main thoroughfare Monday night resulted in the arrest of a 57-year-old man for Driving While Intoxicated. Just after 9:15 on April 5th, Officer Anthony Rutkowski saw two vehicles in the middle of Washington Street near 3rd. One moving ...

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