Police & Fire

October 21, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - A 26 year old Nutley man has a mandatory court where he will answer to multiple charges that all started when someone reported a suspicious vehicle on Crestwood Ave  to the Nutley Police Department last Wednesday.  Alan Pol was transported to police headquarters without incident.

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NUTLEY, NJ - A 47 year old Nutley woman has a mandatory court day to answer charges of Driving While Intoxicated after crashing her vehicle into a parked car on High Street Sunday Oct. 14.  According to the Nutley Police Department, units responded to High St. after a report of a motor vehicle ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Essex County Prosector's Office Special Victims Unit and the Maplewood Police Department are investigating the home invasion and sexual assault of a woman on Tuesday in Maplewood, according to a press release on Wednesday from Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Commissioner Alphonse Petracco and the Department of Public Safety invite the community to Nutley's ninth annual Truck or Treat at the Nutley Public Safety Headquarters.  Trunk or Treat provides a safe way for families to enjoy the holiday in a fun environment.  Trunk or ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - West Passaic Ave will be temporarily closed from Leo Terrace to Garrabrant Ave for emergency PSE&G repair. The closure should last approx 3 hours. Police Officers are on scene directing traffic. Expect delays and plan alternate route. (the announcement was made at about 12 ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - Lindsay Ireland, a reporter who worked for several TAPinto.net sites and the Daily Record, died early Oct. 14 after being struck by a vehicle in Randolph, police said. The incident took place on Route 10 in the early morning, said Randolph Police  Lt. Christopher Guiliani said ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A 45 year old Nutley resident, who teaches in the Lodi School District, was indicted by a federal grand jury this week on charges of conspiring to defraud the N.J. School Employees’ Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) with false claims for medically unnecessary prescriptions. Jason ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Three-year-old Maddison had a sweet time Friday night at the Nutley Fire Department open house at the Public Safety Headquarters.  Decked out in Minnie Mouse shoes, and a fashion ensemble that coordinated red with the massive fire trucks, Maddison casually enjoyed a cotton candy ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Neither rain, nor wind, nor gloom of night shall keep the Nutley Fire Department from hosting the annual 'Fire Prevention Open House' at the Nutley Public Safety Building tonight at 6 p.m. For 36 years, the open house has been a Nutley tradition. Members of the community, especially ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Township of Nutley Public Safety Director Alphonse Petracco praised first responders following an automobile accident that resulted in a car crashing into a Nutley home.  At 4:05 p.m. on Tuesday, units from the Nutley Police Department and Nutley Fire Department responded to a call ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A vehicle traveling through Nutley crashed into a home Tuesday afternoon around 4:15 p.m.. According to people living in the area, the Nutley Police Department, Nutley Fire Department, and Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad "responded in minutes." The home is located on ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - In the hours before the annual Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day parade, parade goers may have seen some of the safety preparations put in place by the Nutley Police Department. In addition to having traffic officers staged throughout the center of town to direct traffic to make sure ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Township of Nutley Police Director Alphonse Petracco and Chief Thomas Strumolo report that the Nutley Police Department has  arrested eight men in the past two and half weeks in connection with burglaries to unlocked vehicles.  This past weekend, Nutley police saw four young ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A Nutley resident's car was returned to them within hours of it being reported stolen from their Coppola St. Driveway. According to the Nutley Police Department, a resident responded to a Coppola St address following a report of a stolen vehicle. They had removed dealer plates from ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal crashed the Nutley Police Department 'Coffee with a Cop' event at Starbucks on Franklin Avenue this morning.  Grewal was a surprise guest at the event. While "crashed the event" may suggest he was not invited, everyone in and around Nutley ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Sometime after 2:00pm Wednesday, FEMA in collaboration with the FCC, will conduct a nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) and Emergency Alert System (EAS).  More information can be found here: FEMA.   School officials have suggested that review the Frequently ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -  At Tuesday's Nutley Board of Commissioners meeting, Ken Natson, Accreditation Manager for the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, presented Nutley Chief of Police Thomas Strumolo with a certificate of re-accreditation.   Only a small percentage of departments in the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department will hold a 'Coffee with a Cop' event on Wednesday Oct. 3. Starbucks at 483 Franklin Ave. will host Nutley's finest from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 'Coffee with a Cop' is a national program that started in Hawthorne California in 2011.  Changes in ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Officers from the Nutley Police Department filed drug possession charges on Thursday against a 29 year old man after responding to a call about a suspicious person wearing a clown mask on Baltimore St.  Nutley police conducted a field interview with Lamelle Robinson of North Bergen, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Officers from the Nutley Police Department terminated a vehicle pursuit that reached speeds in excess of 100 mph but the driver really didn't get away.  On Monday, officers attempted to make a motor vehicle stop on Route 21. The vehicle, a Nissan 350, was weaving dangerously through ...

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NUTLEY, NJ- Significances of safety and well-being during times of natural and man-made disasters are issues tackled in the book “Fire in Our Lives” by author David Wilson.  Those topics were also discussed Thursday, September 20, during a Book Talk and Autograph Signing at the Nutley Public ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Three Bloomfield juveniles, and a 19 year old Newark woman were charged with burglary, weapons possession, and conspiracy charges following a targeted home invasion in Nutley on Wednesday. A fifth person was charged with controlled substance possession. The Nutley Police Department ...

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Police Director Alphonse Petracco and Chief Thomas Strumolo are advising Township residents that the township was subjected to a series of auto burglaries early this morning in the South West area of Nutley including Hastings, Mount Vernon, Columbia and Van Winkle.  With the assistance of an ...

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MISSING CHILD ALERT! East Orange Police Seek Public’s Assistance in Locating Missing Newark Child EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 8-year-old Niyad Robinson, of Newark, who was last seen in East Orange on Sunday, September 16 at 2:54pm in ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department is holding four individuals in custody following what appears to be an attempt to enter a township residence. Nutley Police Director Alphonse Petracco and Chief Thomas Strumolo put a secure in place order for some Nutley schools after four parties were seen ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The director of Essex County College's (ECC) police academy announced today that he was placed on administrative leave, possibly signaling a sale of the training grounds. “After serving as the Academy Director for the past 14 years, I have been placed on ‘administrative leave’ until ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - There was a house fire at 10 Nelson Pl. in the early morning hours of Sept. 11, with Maplewood firefighters responding to a report of smoke at the home at about 3:20 a.m., according to a statement from Maplewood Fire Department Chief Michael R. Dingelstedt. The first arriving ...

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NUTLEY, NJ– Despite uncooperative weather, antique vehicles from across the East Coast roared into town as The Rotary Club of Nutley hosted their first annual Classic Car Show on Wednesday evening along Franklin Avenue. The outdoor show, taking place in a light rain, included an array of classic ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A Nutley man will appear in court this fall to answer charges including driving while intoxicated following a rollover accident on Oakeridge Ave on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend.  Officers from the Nutley Police Department responded to the area following a call about a motor ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department stated that a Nutley Public Schools issued laptop was reported missing on Friday, the first full day of school in the district.  According to police, the Harrison St. resident stated that the computer was last seen in the child's bedroom Police ...

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