The Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) – along with the Union County HazMat, Union County K-9 Unit, United States Postal Inspector, and New Jersey State Police – were on scene at Warren Avenue between Locust Street and Meadow Street in response to reports of suspicious envelopes either delivered or intended to be delivered to numerous residences on Warren Avenue.
Not much official information was given other than a text/e-mail that stated the following:
Roselle Park Police warn all residents to carefully inspect any US mail received, Police are currently investigating multiple reports of suspicious envelopes with unknown powder and FRAUDULENT return address of “Roselle Park Police”. Hazmat has tested several envelopes and the substance does not appear to be dangerous. PLEASE DO NOT HANDLE THE ENVELOPE. CONTACT POLICE IMMEDIATELY. FURTHER INFORMATION TO FOLLOW.
Additionally, Roselle Park Police released a photograph of the envelope.
At this time, police ask anyone with information – or if they receive similar suspicious envelopes – to contact RPPD headquarters immediately at (908) 245-2300 or, in case of immediate emergency, 9-1-1.