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Nutley children receive helmets at annual Bike Rodeo

July 24, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department held their fifth annual Bike Rodeo on June 17 at Department of Public Safety parking lot on Chestnut Street. Residents were able to register their bicycles with the police department so they can be identified in the event a bicycle is stolen. Captain America (Officer Steve Rogers) paid the children a visit.

Despite the drizzle, according to Sandra ...

Bill Would Give Police Immediate Access to N.J. Prescription Monitoring Program

TRENTON, NJ — Law enforcement officials would be able to access New Jersey’s Prescription Monitoring Program without first obtaining a court order or a subpoena, under legislation introduced by Sen. Robert Singer in conjunction with the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

The bill, S-3426, would allow police to help people coping with addiction and investigate dealers ...

River Road Motor Vehicle Crash Ends with DUI Arrest

NUTLEY, NJ - A Lyndhurst woman was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle crash on Friday.

Nutley police officers responded to a call about a motor vehicle crash on River Road and subsequently arrested Kristine Violante, 26, of Lyndhurst.  She was transported to Headquarters without incident, issued summons for Driving While ...

The Dog Lives, Suspect Not Yet Charged in Bloomfield Avenue Road Rage Incident

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Caught on camera, a little dog was thrown nearly 10 feet away from his owner's vehicle after an altercation between two drivers on Sunday. 

A video (below) surfaced online showing two male drivers fighting in the street on Bloomfield Avenue. One man, driving a white or silver Toyota minivan, the other a red Honda. Things escalated quickly when the driver of the ...

Newark Woman Struck and Killed While Crossing Bloomfield Ave

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Bloomfield Director of Public Safety Samuel A. DeMaio announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the Bloomfield Police Department are investigating a fatal pedestrian incident.

Yesterday at approximately 11:58 pm Sylvia Santiago, 58, of Newark was struck and killed ...

Smoking in Prohibited Area leads to Mandatory Court Appearance

NUTLEY, NJ - Smoking is prohibited in the pedestrian walkway adjacent to Municipal Lot No. 1.

While on patrol, Nutley police officers came upon an individual smoking in a prohibited area on July 1. The party was advised of their mandatory court date after being issued a township ordinance.  

 

 

Nutley Police Issue Warning for Loud Party on Enclosure

NUTLEY, NJ - On July 4, Nutley police responded to a residence on Enclosure after a report of a loud party.

Nutley police issued a warning to those involved and no further action was required. 

Discovery of Mazda Key leads to charges following Vehicle Theft from Belleville Motor Lodge

NUTLEY, NJ - A Harrison woman was charged with 'Theft of Moveable Property' after Nutley police discovered a Mazda key in her possession.

On Friday, Nutley police were notified by Belleville police that a vehicle was taken from the Belleville Motor Lodge without the owner's permission. A tracking device within the vehicle led Nutley officers to Green Knoll ...

Rising Temperatures Bring Rising Tempers For Road Rage Incidents, Experts Say

As the temperatures go up during the summer months, seemingly so do motorists' tempers. According to reports, warmer weather has been linked to greater aggression while driving.

According to statistics from AAA, road rage has happened to more than half of all drivers. It says also that 80 percent of drivers report that they have expressed anger, aggression or road rage behind the wheel ...

Theft from four Unlocked Cars on Myrtle Avenue Sunday July 2

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley police responded to the area following a call about thefts from motor vehicle on Myrtle Avenue Sunday July 2.  .  Police determined  four unlocked cars were rummaged through. 

Nutley police canvassed the area. The Detective Bureau of the Nutley Police Department processed the vehicles and is continuing their nvestigation.

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