Police & Fire

April 3, 2020

ROSELLE, NJ - K-Naya Claybrook, a 16-year-old female who went missing from Roselle, has been found. The youth was reported missing by the Roselle Police Department yesterday  and is now safe at home.  

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ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Police are looking for K-Naya Claybrook, a 16-year-old female missing from Roselle. She is 5' and 103 lbs.  The youth was last seen on March 29, 2020.  Police are asking anyone that may have seen K-Naya to contact Det. I. Romero at 908-245-9200 ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ – Thursday is officially “Pizza Night” in Roselle Park. The Roselle Park P.B.A. Local No. 27 is sponsoring “Take-Out Thursday” for local, Roselle Park families on Thursday. Beginning at 12 p.m., the first 20 people/families who show up at the Sun-Tavern Restaurant (600 W.

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Borough of Roselle Health Officer has reported a third person from Roselle has tested positive for the Coronavirus. No other details are available at this time.  The Department of Public Works has announced that effective March 21, 2020, due to the newly mandated restrictions ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - A body was found on Wednesday in Warinanco Park, which borders Roselle and Elizabeth, Roselle Council President Denise Wilkerson announced via social media.   According to Wilkerson, there were no signs of foul play and the death appears to have been due to natural causes.  The ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Roselle’s First Black Female Firefighter and Borough Council President have been chosen to be honored by Congressman Donald M. Payne during the Black History Month Celebration in Newark. The event which will honor several outstanding individuals will be hosted on Friday, February ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A Union County grand jury returned a nine-count indictment on Friday against a Roselle man charging him with committing a series of arsons on a single night in Linden last summer.  According to acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo, Marcus D. Wise, 30, who resides ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - A Roselle Park Police Officer, 39 years of age shot himself in the head after being involved in an accident in Matawan, Sunday afternoon  According to Roselle Park Police Chief Daniel J. McCaffery, while the accident was being investigated the officer removed a gun in his ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park Police are investigating potential “Mail Fishing” incidents at local mailboxes within the town.  According to police, “Mail Fishing” is where thieves use a weighted object that is attached to a string or wire and is covered in a sticky substance to steal mail from ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Some children with special needs received some holiday cheer on Wednesday morning by some very special police officers. It was smiles all around when the officers from the Roselle Park Police Department P.B.A. showed up at Pediatria Health Care for kids on Westfield Avenue in ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - On Saturday morning members of the Roselle Fire Department and approximately 30 volunteers from the American Red Cross set out to homes in the area offering and installing free smoke alarms homes that did not have them.  The firemen and Red Cross volunteers went out in teams with a ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Police Department is doing it again, as they extend their No-Shave November to No-Shave December. This time the officers are raising funds to help a mother in the community that has cancer.  Roselle Park Police Chief Daniel J. McCaffery is permitting officers ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - After hearing the local Casano Center's food pantry was running low on food this holiday, members of the Roselle Park PBA Local 27, wanted to help out. The officers went to work and were able to collect enough food to make donations to Casano Center’s food pantry and the ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park Police say they have arrested two people in connection with the smoke bomb incident at the McDonald’s restaurant on Westfield Ave. that occurred on November 8.  According to Police Chief Daniel McCaffery, an investigation conducted by Detective Angelo Marino, ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - A multiple shooting took place on Monday evening at a prayer vigil in Roselle that left three people in injured. According to Roselle Police, the shooting took place at approximately 10 p.m. on the 1200 block of Morris Street where people were attending a vigil of a friend who had ...

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ROSELLE, NJ -  The Roselle Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 18th opportunity in nine years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. On Saturday, October ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Fire Dept. was at the stoves again showing off their cooking skills hosting their 22nd Annual Senior Brunch this past weekend.  Seniors from throughout the Borough including many from the Roselle Active Seniors, came out to St. Joe’s Cafeteria on Saturday morning to ...

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ROSELLE. NJ - The Roselle Police Dept. sent out a notice this week on social media reminding residents to remember to lock their car doors every night.  “Help us to reduce motor vehicle burglaries with a few simple steps to make your vehicle a less attractive target. LOCK your car, TAKE your ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - This November the Roselle Park PBA and Police department will be participating once again in "No Shave November". Last year the officers participated to support for one of their brothers,  Capt. Manuel Jimenez. This year they are doing it for Matteo Vitale, a 2-year-old Roselle ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Police are asking for anyone that might have been in the area on October 2, at 1:26 pm, at the intersection of West Grant Ave. and Locust St. and may have seen a pedestrian struck by a car to contact them as soon as possible. Police said officers responded to the intersection ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Fire Dept. will be hosting their 22nd Annual Senior Brunch and is inviting all Roselle Seniors to come and let them cook for you.  The brunch will be held on Saturday, October 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Joe’s Cafeteria located at 150 E. Third Ave.  Come and ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - An Irvington man made an escape during a court proceeding while the judge was addressing him on Thursday afternoon that led police on a foot pursuit through part of Roselle Park. According to Police, during a court proceeding on Thursday, September 26, at 1:10 pm, Javens Ogaus ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Police report that two teens Nasir Williams, 18, of Roselle and Jose Marrero, 18, of Elizabeth were arrested twice in less than 24 hrs. for breaking into cars in Roselle Park.  According to Roselle Park Police, on September 20, at 10:24 pm, officers were called to the 100 ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - What started out as a report of suspicious persons looking into parked motor vehicles ended with a police chase, and the capture of two people who stole a pick-up truck.  According to Roselle Park Police, the incident started on Wednesday morning at 2:25 am, when Corporal Rick ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Police in Roselle Park are looking to the public for help in identifying an individual who was allegedly involved in a shoplifting incident on August 24, at approximately 9:40 p.m. at the Roselle Park Wines and Spirits store. Police said the individual was observed in an ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Police units were called to the Chase Bank on the Corner of East 1st. Ave and Prospect Street for a possible robbery Friday evening according to the Breaking News Network (BNN). According to the BNN at approximately 4:47 p.m. on Friday evening, police were on scene with a ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Police Youth Academy conducted their Seventh Youth Academy Class from July 29 through August 2.   Police officials say this years class was the largest class since its start back in 2013. Twenty- five cadets participated in a series of law enforcement related ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Three Newark males, two were juveniles, and an Elizabeth male was arrested after police found 10 parked vehicles burglarized and stolen auto while on patrol. According to Roselle Park Police, on August 19, at approximately 1:52 a.m., while on patrol Officer Jessica Diaz ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ – Residents from Roselle and Roselle Park participated with communities across all 50 states, in National Night Out on Tuesday night.  The annual event brings neighbors together to promote strong police-community partnerships, and neighborhoods a safer and more caring ...

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ROSELLE, ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Neighborhoods throughout Roselle and Roselle Park are invited to join over 38 million neighbors across 16 thousand communities from all 50 states, U.S territories and military bases worldwide to participate in National Night Out.   The annual community-building ...

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