Police & Fire

October 22, 2018

ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle fire department were once again showing off their cooking skills as they served brunch on Saturday morning at  St. Joeseph’s Cafeteria to the many Roselle Seniors in the community.  This is the 21st. year the fire department has hosted the event and by the turnout and ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - A Roselle woman is among two individuals being sought for separate violations of New Jersey’s Domestic Violence laws. Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose is seeking the public’s help in locating Jevon Bowman, 29 of Vauxhall, and LaTrice Lewis, 30, of Roselle. Police ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A reminder to residents that anyone can anonymously turn in unwanted guns in their possession for cash at either of two locations on Saturday, October 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. is the message from the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. The two locations are the Macedonia ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - On October 10, the Roselle Park Police Department hosted Diane Grossman of Mallory's Army to speak about bullying to 8th-grade students at the Roselle Park Middle School, located on W Grant Avenue in Roselle Park. Grossman told the students about her 12-year-old daughter ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Passaic teen who went missing on Friday evening while attending an outing in the City of Elizabeth has been found safe! Family members of Eliza Pabon 16, say she was last seen on Friday evening at approximately in the area of 7th Street and East Jersey Avenue in ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Police Department is currently investigating reports of two separate child luring incidents in the last two days. According to a statement by Roselle Police Chief Brian Barnes, it was reported that an attempted luring of a 12-year-old black male occurred on October 10, ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Police Department is asking everyone for help for one of their officers who received two cancer diagnoses in a little over a one month period.  One of the worst things a person can hear is the words, “you have cancer”. To hear a month later that you have yet a ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park Police have issued the following road closures for Saturday, September 29, for the Roselle Park Arts Festival. Closures will be as follows: Chestnut Street will be closed to all vehicle traffic from Webster Ave to Charles St. from 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. Charles Street ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - It was a busy night for the Roselle Fire Department after being called out to assist at a fire in Linden, Roselle Firemen had to fight a second fire when they came upon a house fire on their way back to the Firehouse. It all started with a fire that broke out around 9 p.m. in ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Residents have reported over the last few days of people coming to their doors claiming to be doing a survey for the Borough. We reached out to Borough officials today to get a clear cut answer on if a survey was being conducted door to door.  “It is not true," said Business ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - On Saturday, October 27 Union County residents with unwanted guns in their possession can turn them in for up to $250 each at either of two locations, in Elizabeth and Plainfield. Anyone turning in a gun may do so anonymously. “Gun buyback events have safely taken hundreds of ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ  - Police officers in Roselle Park responded to a residence on the 300 block of W. Clay Ave for a landlord-tenant dispute that revealed 11 cats residing inside the residence were living in inhumane conditions.  Roselle Park Police Humane Officer Gregory Polakoski responded along ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ  - Residents came out to the firehouse next to Kelly-Kaulfers Memorial Park, on Tuesday evening for the Borough’s September 11th Remembrance Service. The ceremony honored and remembered the victims and heroes of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and also honor those ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park Police Officers presented school supplies this week to each elementary school as part of their first annual school supply drive. The supplies which included backpacks, pencils and papers were provided to students from the town who are in need. Thanks to all the ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ – The Roselle Park Police department is hosting a town-wide “School Supply Drive” to help families who are having trouble providing certain necessities for their children this school year. They're asking for the following items to be delivered to the Police department at 110 E ...

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ROSELLE NJ -During the Wednesday, August 16, Borough Council meeting, Council members approved and promoted two leaders within the fire department.  Fireman David Sheekey was promoted to Fire Captain and Gregory Kurziel was promoted to Fire Battalion Chief. Sheekey and Kurziel were surrounded ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Police and Fire units responded to the corner on Park Ave. and St. George’s Ave. at the entrance of Warinanco Park for a truck vs car accident. Units arrived at the scene at approximately 12:40 p.m. to find a box truck owned by Frankie’s Tire and Recycling had collided with ...

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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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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — A multiple vehicle accident on  US-22 and Lawrence Avenue in Mountainside closed Route 22 in both directions on Wednesday around 12:30 p.m. According to a 12:28 p.m. report from the Breaking News Network, there were multiple injuries reported with possible entrapments. Hazmat ...

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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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LINDEN, NJ - A Union County grand jury has returned a three-count indictment against the teenager accused of fatally shooting a Roselle resident outside a Linden convenience store earlier this year. Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas Jr. announced Friday that Darwens Cadet, ...

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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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