Police & Fire

August 8, 2018

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Police and Fire units were called to Roselle Parks Casano Community Center on Wednesday morning after workers hit a gas main causing an evacuation of the area. According to Mayor Carl Hokanson, workers at the project to upgrade and replace lines at the Casano Community Center, ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A motor vehicle accident in Linden claimed the life of a Roselle man late Sunday evening. At approximately 11:56 p.m. Linden Police units responded to the scene of a serious auto-pedestrian crash on the 400 block of Raritan Rd. Initial reports indicate that a 2003 Chrysler ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - One hundred middle and high school students throughout Union County graduated this year’s 2018 Union County Sheriff’s Youth Police Academy. Union County Sheriff Peter Corvelli joined Undersheriffs Dennis Burke, Mickey Colon, and Jonathan Parham and congratulated the graduates during ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau and Council Members invite the community to come out for the borough’s 35th Annual National Night Out Against Crime. The event will be held on Tuesday, August 7, at the Pine Street Playground, West 2nd Avenue, and Pine Street, starting at 5 ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough of Roselle Park will present their 18th “National Night Out” on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Michael Mauri Gazebo Park, Chestnut Street. National Night Out is a community-building event that aims to include everyone in Roselle Park. The event ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - One of the best Battle of the Badges to date was played this past Saturday afternoon as Roselle Police busted onto the scene and took the coveted trophy away from Roselle Fire by a score of 20-6, in the annual Battalion Chief Johnny Lynn Softball Game. The event now in its 4th year ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Police and Fire Rescue units responded to an accident on the corner of Linden Road and East 3rd. Ave. at approximately 2:10 p.m. Saturday afternoon.  On arrival, police found two vehicles, a Got Junk hauling truck and a Ford Explorer SUV had collided at the Linden Road ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at the 7-Eleven located at 573 W. Westfield Ave. early Thursday morning. Police said, three men, entered the store at approximately 2:12 a.m., one armed with a handgun and another with a stun gun. They ordered two ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Four new police officers were sworn in during the regularly scheduled council meeting last week. After the Roselle police department conducted twenty-two interviews, four recruits were chosen to move onto the police academy. Justin Diaz, Paul K. Davison Jr, Brian M. Grogroso, and ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The trash talk has begun! That’s right, It’s that time again for the “Battle of the Badges” in the Battalion Chief Johnny Lynn Annual Softball Game.  Roselle firemen have taken the coveted trophy three years straight. This year Roselle police officers will need to step up their ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE/LINDEN, NJ - Police, Fire, and Rescue units responded to a U.S. Mail truck that drove head-on into the pond in Warinanco Park on Thursday afternoon.  Sometime after 2 p.m. responders were called to the scene to find the mail truck in the water. A park worker said that while he ...

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ROSELLE NJ - Firefighters from all over the area responded to a fire that broke out on the 200 block of West First Avenue in Roselle on Tuesday afternoon. The fire started during the sudden rainstorm that hit the area around 2 p.m. Firefighters from Linden, Elizabeth, Rahway and Union County EMS ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Local authors Roger and Mariann Brenner along with Enzo the dog, were at the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library on Thursday evening for a book signing of The Secret Life of a Police Dog. In an exclusive interview for TAPinto Roselle Park, Councilman-at-Large Joe DeIorio ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Police are asking anyone who witnessed the truck/pedestrian accident that occurred in the area of East Westfield Avenue and Pershing Avenue in Roselle Park on Tuesday, June 12 at approximately 1:39 p.m. to contact them.  According to police, officers responded to the scene to ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle PBA will be hosting their 2nd Annual Free Softball Clinic at Sylvester Land Field for all ages and skill levels. The clinic will be held on Tuesday, July 10. Youth ages 5 to 11 will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and ages 12 to 18 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  While the ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Fire Dept. has posted an announcement for those wishing to apply for the entry-level firefighter exam.  According to the release, the New Jersey Civil Service Commission will announce an entry-level firefighter’s exam on July 1. Individuals wishing to take this exam ...

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ROSELLE, NJ -  Due to weather conditions, the Roselle PBA’s First Annual Charity Softball Tournament that was originally scheduled for this Saturday morning, has been canceled.   The event’s rain date is also canceled and the event will be rescheduled at a later date. We will post that ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Take me out to the ball game! That what many residents will be doing this Saturday as the Roselle PBA hosts their 1st. Annual Charity Softball Tournament. The game is set for this Saturday, May 19 starting at 9 a.m. at Warinanco Park. The games will be held at fields 3,7 and 8. In ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - After a report of a parked car on fire, police and firemen arrivde and rescued a man who was slumped over the steering wheel and refused to exit the vehicle. According to police, the fire took place on May 5, at 7:41 a.m. when they received several calls concerning a vehicle ...

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ROSELLE PARK/WESTFIELD, NJ - When Roselle Park police attempted to stop a vehicle for an equipment violation, police say the driver pulled away from the officer at a high rate of speed that initiated a chase that ended with it crashing in Westfield.  According to Roselle Park police, on ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rachelle Francois is a missing and endangered person from East Brunswick. She was released from Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn, NY on Friday, April 20, around noon. Francois was placed in a taxi cab by the hospital and then went to an unknown address in Elizabeth, not to ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - A Roselle resident was among 58 men and women arrested for failure to make child support payments during a three-day sweep by Somerset County Sheriff officers. The sweep was conducted in several New Jersey counties on April 17,18 and 19, according to Somerset County Sheriff ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Residents gathered on April 18 at the Borough of Roselle Council Chambers for a night filled with awards and proclamations. The chamber room was filled to the brim as Mayor Christine Dansereau administered the oaths of office to public safety personnel promoting the ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Prom season is right around the corner and Roselle Park Police Chief Paul Morrison is taking a proactive approach in raising awareness to the current drug trends that are affecting Union County and offering the following presentation for the community. The Community Policing ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A man from Roselle has died and another has been charged with murder in the Tuesday evening shooting in the parking lot at the 7-Eleven on St. George’s Ave. in Linden, according to acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan and Linden Police Chief David Hart. According to ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Firemen responded to a call on the 100 Block of Butler Ave. at approximately 8 p.m. Monday evening.  According to the Breaking News Network (BNN), firemen reported finding heavy smoke showing from the basement of a 2.5 story wood frame home up arrival. An engine from ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Police have released the results of their investigation of the March 10, accident at E. Grant Ave. at Walnut St. and charged the driver with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and other summonses.  According to police, at approximately 10:25 ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Police, Fire, and Union County EMS units responded to an overturned vehicle on the corner of Walnut Street and East Grant Ave. on Saturday morning. At approximately 10:30 a.m. police arrived at the scene where a Toyota SUV had struck a parked vehicle before rolling over onto ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ – Although Union County residents awoke to clear streets and sidewalks this morning, snow ramped up in the afternoon and the area remains under a Winter Storm Watch until 4 a.m. Thursday. The National Weather service increased the expected snowfall for the area, ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Firemen responded to a two-alarm fire that broke out at the Exxon station on the corner of St. Georges Ave. and Chestnut Street at approximately 11:15 a.m. on Sunday morning. Firemen ventilated the building through the garage doors and the roof and quickly extinguished the ...

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