Council Discussed Dryer Fire Safety

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Published: April 16, 2018
Council Discussed Dryer Fire Safety  | read this item

According to the United States Fire Administration, 2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year and cause an estimated five deaths, 100 injuries, and $35,000,000 in property loss. Failure to clean the dryer is the leading cause – more than one out of every three – of home clothes dryer fires. At the April […]

RP PBA Donates To RPHS Soldier Care Package Program

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Published: April 6, 2018
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RP PBA Donates To RPHS Soldier Care Package Program  | read this item

The Roselle Park Police Benevolent Association (PBA) Local 27 presented a $500 donation to the Roselle Park High School (RPHS) Soldier Care Package program. Since last April, RPHS teachers Matthew Spricigo, Fran Maggio, and Kara Dowling have been working with students and sending care packages to servicemen and women serving overseas. The group is always […]

Distracted Drivers On RPPD’s Radar

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Published: March 31, 2018
Distracted Drivers On RPPD's Radar  | read this item

Tomorrow, Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) will be taking part in a statewide campaign to target distracted drivers. The New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety awarded over 200 local and county law enforcement departments a total of $1.4 million in grant money to participate in the “UDrive. UText. UPay.” enforcement campaign on Sunday, April […]

Police Activity Report (March 14 – 22, 2018)

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Published: March 29, 2018
Police Activity Report (March 14 - 22, 2018)  | read this item

March 14, 2018 At approximately 10:52 p.m., Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) Officer Owen Law conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2007 Mitsubishi for a moving violation on E. Westfield Ave. at Linden Road. The driver of the vehicle, Valensky Valeus, age 20 from South Amboy, reportedly had initially identified himself to police as […]

Police Activity Report (March 7 – 14, 2018)

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Published: March 21, 2018
Police Activity Report (March 7 - 14, 2018)  | read this item

March 7, 2018 At approximately 2:41 a.m., Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) Officer Angelo Marino conducted a pedestrian stop on two individuals for jaywalking along Chestnut Street. One of the males identified as Andre Myrick, age 51 from Newark, was arrested on the strength of warrants out of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office that was […]

RPPD To Enforce Snow Street Regulations Tonight

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Published: March 21, 2018
RPPD To Enforce Snow Street Regulations Tonight  | read this item

With snow continuing to fall and accumulate into the evening, Roselle Park snow plows will begin to clear the streets. Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) will be issuing summonses for vehicles that remain parked on posted snow streets. While vehicles are prohibited from parking on posted snow street when the roadway is covered with snow, […]

Saavedra Hears From Victim’s Mother At Sentencing

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Published: March 19, 2018
Saavedra Hears From Victim's Mother At Sentencing  | read this item

On Friday, March 9th, Nestor Saavedra was sentenced in front of Union County Judge William A. Daniel. Mr. Saavedra had previously pleaded guilty on January 24, 2018, to criminal sexual contact. Mr. Saavedra was arrested on November 16th of last year and charged with third-degree endangering the welfare of a child and fourth-degree criminal sexual contact. […]

Accident On Grant & Walnut Ends In DWI Arrest

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Published: March 15, 2018
Accident On Grant & Walnut Ends In DWI Arrest  | read this item

On Saturday, March 10th, at around 10:25 a.m., Roselle Park Police responded to East Grant Avenue at Walnut Street on a report of a motor vehicle crash involving two motor vehicles where witnesses at the scene were reporting possible injuries and entrapment. Once on-scene, officers discovered a blue 2012 Toyota RAV4 in the middle of […]

Police Activity Report (February 12 – 28, 2018)

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Published: March 1, 2018
Police Activity Report (February 12 - 28, 2018)  | read this item

February 12, 2018 At 12 a.m. (midnight), Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD)  officer William Hannon Jr. conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2008 Audi along West Westfield Avenue at Locust Street for an equipment violation. The driver of the vehicle, Sydney Mcmanus-Smith, age 19 from East Brunswick, and passengers David M. Kuhn, age 19 […]

RPPD Working On Solutions For Valley Road Issues

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Published: February 13, 2018
RPPD Working On Solutions For Valley Road Issues  | read this item

In response to an accident on January 23rd where a 16-year-old was struck by a vehicle on Valley Road, the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) is working on solutions to make the area safer. At the Feburary 1st Mayor & Council meeting, RPPD Police Chief Paul W. Morrison spoke of the accident and subsequent measures. […]

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