Police & Fire

December 10, 2018

ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Firemen responded to a fire that broke out in the upstairs of a two-story home Monday afternoon on the 300 block of Harrison Ave.  According to Fire Chief Paul Mucha, the firemen were able to quickly contain the fire and keep it to the upstairs area. Mucha also said that ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - As the holiday season comes upon us, and with the rise of online retail giants like Amazon, it has become important to make an effort to protect yourself from “Porch Pirates.”  “Thefts of packages from front porches are a problem during the holiday season,” Roselle Police Chief ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Fire Department and Police units responded to a fire that broke out around 10:30 a.m. Thursday, on the 200 block of East 9th Ave.  According to Fire Chief Paul Mucha, when the fireman arrived they found the fire to be in a third-floor bedroom of a two family ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Roselle Park Police have reported five vehicles were broken into, and two vehicles that were stolen early Monday Morning.  According to police between approximately 4 a.m. and 5 a.m. on Monday, December 3, the department received five reports of vehicle’s broken into and one ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Police Dept. participated in the “No Shave November” event happening across the area. For these officers, it was a very meaningful event because they were doing it in support for one of their brothers, Lt. Manuel Jimenez. Chief Paul W. Morrison of the Roselle ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Update: 9:35 p.m. Mayor Christian Bollwage has released the following statement on the Black Friday shooting at the Jersey Gardens Mall.  "There was an incident earlier this evening at The Mills at Jersey Gardens. A male was shot in the wrist between the hallway of Tommy Hilfiger ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Jersey Gardens Mall went into lockdown Friday evening at about 8:05 p.m. when it was reported that shots were heard in the area of the food court.  According to the Breaking News Network (BNN), mutual assistance was requested by multiple nearby towns to assist with clearing ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Police PBA Local 27 donated food for this Thanksgiving to the Church of the Assumption food pantry on Wednesday morning.  Manuel Jimenez, D/Sgt. Dominick Frino, Sgt. Michael Wielgus, Ptl. Robert Harms, Ptl. Mitchell White, and Ptl. Brian Swick, along with ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Fireman Wendell Williams and his team presented a football jersey to his fellow fireman during last Sundays police vs fire football game.  The jersey was presented by Williams and his boys of the Roselle Rams 7u team as a thank you.   Earlier this year Williams, head coach ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - First it was softball, and this time its football and it got real, as Roselle PD took the win for the second time this year over the guys at the Roselle Fire Dept. on Sunday morning by beating them by a score of (34-28). The Rally for the Rams Fourth Annual Charity Football Game ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Police Dept. has announced that an arrest has been in the shooting incident that took place last Sunday evening on East 2nd Ave. in Roselle. According to Roselle Police Chief Brian K. Barnes, detectives arrested Robert B. Beasley a 23-year-old resident of Roselle for ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - It was an inspiring night for many Roselle residents at the Wednesday nights council meeting when Roselle Firefighter Zach Weissglass, received a Certificate of Commendation, from Mayor Christine Dansereau and the Borough Council. Weissglass was traveling on Route 80 on May 17, ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - It's that time of year when our Finest goes up against our Bravest and take to the field once again. This time its FOOTBALL and its about to get real! The Rally for the Rams Fourth Annual Charity Football Game will be held this Sunday, November 11, at 10 a.m. at the Sylvester Land ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Police responded to the 400 block of East 2nd. Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Sunday evening for a report of a shooting. According to authorities, one male had been shot and was transported to University Hospital and was reported to be in stable condition. No other details on the shooter ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Gun Buyback event held on October 27 at the Macedonia Baptist Church in Elizabeth and the Visions of God Family Worship Church in Plainfield resulted in a  total of 228 firearms and three assault rifles being collected. “I went in with the mindset that even one gun off our ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Police are currently investigating a fatal accident involving a pedestrian who was crossing the street at St. Georges Ave and Chandler Ave. on Wednesday, October 24, at approximately 6:52 p.m.  According to Roselle Police Chief Bryan Barnes, the victim was struck by two ...

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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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