TAPinto Paterson Video: Paterson Police Officer Tamby Yagan Laid to Rest

April 24, 2018

WAYNE, NJ- The precision of well over 1000 police officers coming to attention was a sad reminder of the all too frequent line of duty deaths the profession faces on an annual basis.

According  to “Officer Down Memorial Page”, 135 law enforcement officers lost their lives on duty in 2017.

The pipes and drums played in unison, honor guards raised their flags, a New ...

Overturned Tractor Trailer on Belleville Tpk Causes Traffic Delays in Kearny

KEARNY, NJ - A tractory trailer carrying construction material overturned on Belleville Tpk. (Route 7) today at around 2:30 p.m. Monday. The accident took place east of Schyler Ave. near H & M Transportation.

Kearny and North Arlington police are on the scene. 

Kearny police are advising motorists to avoid the area for the next several hours to allow for clean up of material ...

‘A Sad Day for Paterson’ as Police Officer Loses Life in Car Accident

PATERSON, NJ- On what Paterson Superior Officers Association President Mason Maher called “a sad day for Paterson” a city police officer lost his life on Sunday after being involved in a motor vehicle collision while on duty.

According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, police responded to the area of 150 Getty ...

Getting Catfished with Tinder Leads to Fraud Report at Nutley Police Department

NUTLEY, NJ - Attempts to log into the online dating site 'Tinder' resulted in a Nutley resident sending hundreds of dollars to 'Roger' who turned out to not be who he said he was. The resident filed a fraud report with the Nutley Police Department. 

On Thursday, a resident walked into the Nutley Police Department to file a fraud report. 

The victim could ...

Nutley Police Report a Laptop Computer Stolen from Unlocked Vehicle on Conover

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley police report that a laptop computer was stolen from a vehicle parked in a driveway on Conover Ave on Wednesday. 

According to the police, the victim stated that they parked their vehicle in their driveway overnight. When they returned the following morning a laptop computer, gray peacoat, and headphones were missing. 

The doors were reportedly left ...

Nutley Police Department Experiences Phone Outage

UPDATE: Phone Service was restored at the Nutley Police Department in the 8 o'clock hour on Friday April 20.


Please be advised, that the Nutley Police Department is experiencing technical difficulties with the Phone Lines. Currently no calls are working when you dial 973 284-4940 the main police desk line . If you must make a non emergency, you can dial 973 284-0559, Diall ...

Editor of East Brunswick Sentinel Charged with Child Pornography Possession

CHERRY HILL, NJ -  The Editor-in-Chief of The East Brunswick Sentinel, The North Brunswick Sentinel, and The Cranbury Press  has been charged with possession of child pornography following a legal search of his home yesterday.

Timothy Ronaldson, 35, of Cherry Hill, has been charged with Possession of Child Pornography, according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and ...

Police Lieutenant Position Added to Head Nutley’s Cyber Security

NUTLEY, NJ - An ordinance was passed during the Tuesday, April 3, Board of Commissioners public meeting to add another lieutenant to the Nutley Police Department to help create a cyber unit to watch for security threats. Residents raised concerns about adding another lieutenant during the ordinance’s public hearing.

A public hearing for Ordinance No. 3381 to bring a seventh lieutenant ...

Westfield Firefighters Extinguish Small Blaze at Rock 'n' Joe's

WESTFIELD, NJ - A small electrical fire started at Rock 'n' Joe's on Prospect Street around noon on Saturday.

According to Deputy Chief Anthony Tiller, the fire was caused by an electrical shortage in wires in the ceiling, sending smoke into the neighboring businesses on both sides.

“It created a smoke condition," Tiller said. "Once we located the fire, ...

Suspected Nutley Shoplifter Took Flight without Red Bull Giving Him Wings

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department report that a suspected shoplifter took flight in a silver SUV after reportedly attempting to shoplift Red Bull energy drink. 

Multiple Nutley police units responded to a Franklin Ave, store after receiving a report of shoplifting. The sunglass wearing suspect was seen taking several cans of Red Bull, then exited the store.

The caller described ...

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