Police & Fire

May 29, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ - A 48-year-old township resident was arrested and issued several summonses following a motor vehicle incident that caused damage to a fence. The motorist's passenger was also issued a summons. According to the Nutley Police Department, officers were called to a dispute on Washington ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Local businesses Bucco Couture and AdmiralAirtech came to the rescue to finance the Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad's (NVERS) lawn sign fundraiser.   The squad receives no funding from the Township of Nutley, and instead relies on fundraisers to support the local ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - "Theft from Unlocked Vehicle," a regular topic of TAPinto Nutley news coverage since we launched, remains a focus of the Nutley Police Department event during these unprecedented times of the coronavirus lock downs and curfews.    In the past week, there were numerous reports of ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Right after it was announced that the #StrongerTogether Nutley to benefit the Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad was available at Bucco Couture on Franklin Ave., Dr. Julie Glazer, Superintendent of Nutley Public Schools made the first purchase.  The shirt is in-stock in ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Bucco Couture and AdmiralAirtech came to the rescue to finance the Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad's (NVERS) lawn sign fundraiser.   The squad receives no funding from the Township of Nutley, and instead relies on fundraisers to support the local ambulance corps. With ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Township of Nutley was ranked on Safewise's New Jersey's Safest Cities of 2020. The report, released this week, ranks Nutley at 89 in the report. Safewise uses FBI crime statistics and US Census population data to rank the safest cities in each state and across the country. To ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -  The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) welcomed charges brought by Essex County prosecutors against a Nutley man who is accused of ramming SUV into the occupied vehicle of a Muslim woman and her son.  According to the Nutley Police ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A masked thief was caught on camera Thursday afternoon taking masks from a local retailer on Franklin Ave. Pretty Handy made headlines with their mask making operation. For the past several weeks the team has made masks from donated fabric and elastic. The masks are sold through ...

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Help us Thank our #HeroesWithoutCapes!! Over the past few weeks, we've heard from so many of you who want to thank our first responders including our local brothers and sisters from the Nutley Police Department and Nutley Fire Department for all they're doing to care for our community. Now you ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A 55-year-old Nutley man was transported to the Essex County Correctional Facility on Tuesday after being accused of ramming his vehicle into another vehicle multiple times. According to the Nutley Police Department, the incident began in a local business and moved outside. That's ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A 29 year-old man will have to answer to aggravated assault charges after it was reported that he attacked a member of the Nutley Volunteer and Emergency and Rescue Squad (NVERS) who was responding to a call.  According to the Nutley Police Department, a report was made to police on ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Students in Mrs. Ryan's 4th Grade Class at Yantacaw Elementary collaborated, virtually, to share a special message for everyone on the front lines during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic: We Are In This Together  Thank You To All The Men & Women That Fight For ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ - TAPinto Nutley's Kevin Knight was on location for the "Salute to Healthcare Heroes at Clara Maass Medical Center on Monday, April 6. "Salute to Healthcare Heroes" was the brainchild of Belleville Office of Emergency Management Directory Marty Lutz. Lutz then reached out to ...

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NUTLEY. NJ - The Nutley Police Department is preparing for the possibility of fraud associated with the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.  They are expecting the possibility of phone solicitors attempting to have residents donate to fraudulent COVID-19 causes, individuals pretending to be from ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ - First responders from Belleville, Bloomfield and Nutley joined in a chorus of sirens and horns on Monday in a "Salute to Healthcare Heroes" at Clara Maass Medical Center. The event took place at 4 p.m. because it coincided with a major shift change, a time when many workers could ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ – First Responders from Nutley joined colleagues from Belleville and Bloomfield on Monday afternoon to show appreciation for the doctors, nurses and staff at Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville with a Salute to Healthcare Heroes. The personnel at the hospital are bravely ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department received a report this week that "Nutley Bike Shop" sign was taken from building sometime before April 2.  According to the police, the sign was last seen at the entrance door of the building. Police do not know the value of the sign. The building, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - After learning that Nutley second grader Grace Miller stands on her porch every night at 7 p.m. to clap and cheer for the Essential Personnel combating COVID-19 coronavirus, the men and women of the Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad (NVERS) thanked her with a drive-by Friday ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - As COVID-19 hit Nutley with 72 confirmed cases as of Sunday afternoon, and more expected as the peak is not expected to hit our region for about another two weeks, Nutley Volunteer Emergency Rescue Squad is running low on supplies and requests residents for help and to do their ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department is alerting residents about a new phone scam in which the caller claims they have a family member with them and intend to harm them. This is a scam. According to police, the caller claims they are a "cartel," and advises the intended victim to "not call ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Fire Department is encouraging everyone to be especially careful to keep everyone safe. TAPinto Nutley contacted Deputy Fire Chief Paul Cafone to find out what the department is doing to keep everyone, including fire fighters, safe during the COVID-19 coronavirus ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department reports that unlocked motor vehicles were targeted by thieves this weekend. The vehicles, on on Myrtle, Whitford, Enclosure, Park Dr. and Nutley Ave.were hit during the mandatory COVID-19 hours between Saturday night and Sunday morning.  According to ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - When Khris Reina, owner of the Oakley Kitchen learned  that the Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad (NVERS) had to cancel a major fundraiser, he and his team jumped into action to help. For the past several days, a portion of sales from a select "Family Dinner" menu went ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - As COVID-19 hit Nutley with ten reported cases as of Saturday afternoon, and more expected, Nutley Volunteer Emergency Rescue Squad is running low on supplies and requests residents for help and to do their part. Jonathan Arredondo, president and CEO of NVERS, said they are ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department announced Thursday that certain non-emergency calls will only be taken over the phone. This new procedure was enacted as a response to the COVID-19 virus.  As of Wed. Mar. 18, there were three confirmed cases of coronavirus in the township. Three ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department is advising resident that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is not going door to door in the township in response to coronavirus. The department issued a community advisory after social media reports surfaced with reports of individuals claiming to ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A Nutley porch bandit made a visit to a Nutley home recently and made off with a package containing $720 worth of baseball cards. According to a report filed at the Nutley Police Department, an Oakridge Ave. resident made a walk-in report regarding a past theft. According to the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department is alerting residents about a new phone scam in which the caller claims they have a family member with them and intend to harm them. This is a scam. According to police, the caller claims they are a "cartel," and advises the intended victim to "not call ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - In the past week, officers of the Nutley Police Department were busy with multiple missing persons reports.  On Sat. Feb 15, Nutley police responded to Lincoln St. in response to a missing 90 year-old man who suffers from a medical condition.  Officers located him and found him to ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A 65 year old Bloomfield resident was detained by a Franklin Ave. store manager after concealing magazines and attempting to leave the store. According to a report from the Nutey Police Department,  Charles Price was observed concealing magazines. The store manager detained hm until ...

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