Police Activity Report (Oct. 4 – Nov. 6, 2018)

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Published: November 13, 2018
Police Activity Report (Oct. 4 - Nov. 6, 2018)  | read this item

October 4th, 2018 A Roselle Park resident reported her 2007 Ford that was parked along East Westfield Avenue was burglarized overnight and that some loose change, as well as a TomTom GPS, were taken. Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) Detective Gregory Polakoski conducted a follow-up investigation. It was discovered that a male identified as David […]

Bender Avenue Closed On Halloween For Trick-Or-Treating

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Published: October 30, 2018
Bender Avenue Closed On Halloween For Trick-Or-Treating  | read this item

The Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD), as its annual practice, will be on-hand tomorrow to provide for a safe and family-friendly environment for trick-or-treating along Bender Avenue. Vehicular traffic will be blocked between 2 p.m. and around 9 o’clock at night on October 31st. The supervised trick-or-treating will be from 3 p.m. till 7 p.m. […]

Two Arrested With Over $3,000 In Counterfeit Money According To Police

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Published: October 4, 2018
Two Arrested With Over $3,000 In Counterfeit Money According To Police  | read this item

Last Thursday, September 27th, at 11:31 p.m., Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) Officer John Fitzgerald conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2000 Toyota along East Westfield Avenue for a moving violation. As a result of the motor vehicle stop the driver – identified as Edward Akuoko, age 30 – and passenger – identified as […]

Bike Path Closed Due To Safety Concerns

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Published: September 20, 2018
Railroad Ties 1 (2018-09-20)
Bike Path Closed Due To Safety Concerns  | read this item

The Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) this morning has closed the bike path next to the NJ TRANSIT Roselle Park train station tracks between Galloping Hill Road and Chestnut Street. Safety concerns have arisen with railroad ties that were placed sometime yesterday after 2 p.m. on the sloping railroad bed next to the walkway. There […]

Chestnut Street To Be Closed Saturday For Car Show

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Published: September 12, 2018
Chestnut Street To Be Closed Saturday For Car Show  | read this item

This coming Saturday, September 15th, the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) will have Chestnut Street closed from Grant Avenue to Webster Avenue from 8 a.m. until 6 in the evening. East Clay Avenue from Park Place to Chestnut Street will also be prohibited to vehicular traffic. The reason for the closure is to provide appropriate […]

Two Police Stops On Westfield Avenue End In Marijuana Arrests

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Published: September 12, 2018
Two Police Stops On Westfield Avenue End In Marijuana Arrests  | read this item

September 8, 2018 At 2:35 a.m., Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) Detective Sergeant Dominick Frino conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2015 Mitsubishi along West Westfield Avenue for a moving and equipment violation. The driver who was identified as Anthony A. Marquez, age 29 from Hillside, was reportedly found to be driving while under […]

Police Find 14 Cats In ‘Inhumane Conditions’ When Responding To A Dispute

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Published: September 12, 2018
Police Find 14 Cats In 'Inhumane Conditions' When Responding To A Dispute  | read this item

On Tuesday, August 28th, at around 11:12 in the morning, Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) officers responded to a residence on the 300 block of West Clay Avenue for a landlord-tenant dispute. An investigation into the incident revealed that eleven (11) cats residing inside the residence and living in apparent inhumane conditions, according to police. […]

RPPD Officer Harms & RPFD Deputy Chief Thompson Honored For Rescue

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Published: September 11, 2018
RPPD Officer Harms & RPFD Deputy Chief Thompson Honored For Rescue  | read this item

Two Roselle Park first responders – Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) Patrolman Robert Harms and Roselle Park Fire Department (RPFD) Deputy Fire Chief Steve Thompson – were recognized for risking their personal safety to rescue a man from a burning car. On Saturday, May 5th at around 7:41 a.m. – the morning of Roselle Park’s […]

Cars Parked At Colfax Cut-Outs By RPHS Field Will Be Ticketed

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Published: September 9, 2018
Cars Parked At Colfax Cut-Outs By RPHS Field Will Be Ticketed  | read this item

The start of school for many means a serious change in schedules. Parents and guardians have to go back to their children’s routines, drivers have to adjust their travel time to consider school buses, but for some, it means an intrusion on not only their quality of life but a risk to safety. Such is […]

Council Appoints RPPD Patrolman Theodore Kot

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Published: September 8, 2018
Council Appoints RPPD Patrolman Theodore Kot  | read this item

The governing body appointed Theodore Kot as a Probationary Patrolman to the Roselle Park Police Department. After being sworn in, Officer Kot spoke to the audience, “I just want to thank Chief Morrison and Captain McCaffery for this opportunity, the entire town council, and the mayor. I look forward to many years of service here. I’m […]

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