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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Public Notice: Green Acres Program

TOWN OF HARRISON

PUBLIC NOTICE

GREEN ACRES PROGRAM

The Town of Harrison will hold a Public Hearing to discuss the proposed Green Acres Applications pertaining to the Proposed Cape May Street Waterfront Park/Walkway. The Green Acres Program provides funding i...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

WEEKEND WORLD TRADE CENTER PATH STATION CLOSURES BEGINS SATURDAY JAN 5th

WEEKEND WORLD TRADE CENTER PATH STATION CLOSURES BEGIN THIS SATURDAY, TO REPAIR SEVERE DAMAGE TO TUNNELS AND EQUIPMENT CAUSED BY SUPERSTORM SANDY

Date: Jan 02, 2019Press Release Number: 1-2019

Station to close 45 weekends each of the next two years, except ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

PANYNJ Bridges, Tunnels and Rail Advisory

BRIDGES, TUNNELS AND RAIL ADVISORY 

Lane closings scheduled on the Bayonne Bridge, Goethals Bridge,

Outerbridge Crossing, George Washington Bridge and Holland Tunnel

PATH’s World Trade Center Station closed this weekend;

Alternative modes o...

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Harrison Parking Permits for 2019 are Available Now

The Harrison Police Department has announced that parking permit applications for 2019 are available now. Resident applicants may apply at the Harrison Police Department, seven days a week, 24 hours a day. The permits will be good for a One-year period an...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Vote for the Governors Educator of the Year!

Harrison Community Members are able to vote for educators by filling out the nomination form by December 10th and bringing the completed form to the educator’s respective school’s main office.

https://www.nj.gov/education/educators/rpr/...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Roadway Improvements

  • October 15th through November 12th remove and replace deteriorated concrete curb and sidewalk on Cleveland Avenue.  Work will begin on the south side of the street between 3rd and 2nd Streets.
  • October 24th and 25th – Milling Manor Avenue...
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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Free Flu Shots to all Harrison Residents 18 yrs or older at the Harrison Senior Center

The Harrison Health Department will be offering FREE flu shots to all Harrison residents 18 years and older at the HARRISON SENIOR CENTER located at 221-223 Harrison Ave.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2018 FROM 6 PM – 7 PM

PLEASE BRING ID AND WEAR A SHORT...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Jayden Vega, an eighth grader from Harrison will be on ESPN 3 from Disney World in Florida.

Jayden will be playing football for “The Brick City Lions” on ESPN 3 at 3:15 PM on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Tune in to see our local boy play.

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Live at Brennan's Concert on 9/27 - Ellis Paul

Hudson County employees can receive a 15% discount using the code HUDSONCOUNTY.

If you have further questions or would like to buy tickets offline, contact Matt Caranante at 201-459-2070 xt.6419 or mcaranante@hcnj.us

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Tax Bills are going to be mailed on or around August 3rd.

The grace period for payment has been extended to August 31st, 2018. Please keep in mind that payments that are made after August 31st will be charged interest back to the original due date of August 1st.

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Register life-sustaining equipment with PSE&G

If you have a family member or constituent or someone you know relies on electricity to run life-sustaining equipment, like a respirator or dialysis machine, please advise them to register their equipment with PSE&G.  They can call PSE&G ...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

TOWN-WIDE REVALUATION INFORMATION SESSION ON JULY 24TH AT 7 PM

THE MAYOR & COUNCIL HAVE SCHEDULED A PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION ON TUESDAY, JULY 24TH AT 7 PM AT THE HARRISON HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM, 401 KINGSLAND AVENUE.  REPRESENTATIVES FROM REALTY APPRAISAL COMPANY, AS WELL AS TOWN OFFICIALS, WILL EXPLAI...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

PSE&G Prepared for Hot Weather, Expecting High Temperatures to Linger

With very high temperatures forecast for the next several days, Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utility, is prepared to meet the demand for additional power and utility crews will be ready to respond to servic...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Ann Street One Way effective Friday June 1st.

Effective Friday June 1, 2018, Ann Street will become a One Way Street heading westbound from Manor Avenue to Sixth Street.  One Way signs will be posted on every corner of Ann Street. Parking will continue to be allowed on both sides; however, a...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Memorial Day Service

The Harrison American Legion Post 282 and the VFW Post 340 will host a Memorial Day Service on Thursday - May 24th, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the Roosevelt Park/Veteran's Plaza.    Immediately following the Memorial Service, refreshments will b...

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

Harrison Blue Tide Competition Cheerleaders

Congratulations to Coaches Lauren Rosales, Michelle Carr, Jenna Ferriero, Stephany Flatley, Katie Esteves and the Harrison Blue Tide Competition Cheerleaders on a job well done!

Steel Blue - NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP in their division, WOW Ch...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Citizenship Clinic

If you qualify for citizenship, bring your documentation down and join our clinic.

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Investors Bank Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Harrison Mayor James A. Fife and members of the Town Council joined with executives from Investors Bank to cut the ribbon and officially open the new branch at 301 Harrison Avenue.

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Theft from Auto

On March 6 at 7PM, police responded to Essex Street on a vehicle burglary.  The victim stated some unknown actors had cut the lock on one of the trucks that was parked on a job site at that location.  The suspects opened the rear lift ga...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Shoplifting Arrest

On March 6 at 5PM, police responded to Rite Aid on a shoplifting call.  The female actor who had placed items in her coat had previously fled the scene.  While police were confirming her identity through video, the Kearny Police had stop...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Package Theft

On March 5 at 11AM, a Franklin Avenue resident entered headquarters to report a mail theft.  The victim was waiting for the delivery of important papers involving citizenship status from the government.  After waiting patiently for more ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Suspicious Activity

On March 5 at 11AM, police met with a resident of S FER Boulevard who had received a furniture delivery.  After the workers completed the delivery, the resident realized his wallet was missing.  The workers were still on site and coopera...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Shoplifting

On March 5 at 1AM, police responded to the Quick Chek on a shoplifting.  Prior to police arrival, a store employee confronted the male suspect who was removing items from the shelves and placing them in his backpack.  The suspect put som...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Fraud

On March 4 at 12PM, a Harrison resident received a call from someone claiming to a representative of PSE&G.  The caller indicated that the resident was behind on his electric bill and was required to make payment immediately to avoid his serv...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Theft from Auto

On March 4 at 6AM, police responded to Railroad Avenue on a report of a burglary to auto.  The victim returned to his work van after it had been parked for the weekend and observed the passenger side window was smashed.  A sophisticated ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Package Theft

On March 1 at 9AM, a Davis Street resident reported that a package had been stolen from her porch a month earlier.  The victim had ordered an $1,800 tablet from Amazon on February 1.  She only recently checked on its status when it did n...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Theft from Auto

On February 28 at 9PM, a Harrison resident reported her vehicle had been burglarized while parked near Washington Middle School.  There was damage to her door lock and the ignition and her vehicle had been ransacked.   An iPhone was take...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Theft from Auto

On February 28 at 4PM, police responded to Bergen Street on a report of a theft from auto.  The complainant had parked his car the night before and observed that someone had entered and stolen money from the console.  The victim was not ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Package Theft

On February 28 at 5PM, a Davis Avenue resident reported that a package that had been delivered to her home was stolen.  She had ordered the item two weeks earlier and checked on its status to learn that it had been delivered.  The carrie...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Package Theft

On February 28 at 11AM, a McGuigan Place resident reported that a package that had been delivered had been opened by an unknown person.  The suspect had removed a gift card from the parcel but left the other contents intact.  The inciden...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Package Theft

On February 28 at 10AM, a resident of Davis Ave reported that a package he had been waiting for was allegedly stolen.  He confirmed delivery of the package though the US Post Office.  A day earlier, Harrison Police had recovered the cont...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Shoplifting Arrest

On February 28 at 12PM, police responded to the Rite Aid on FER N on a report of a shoplifter that had fled the store.  Detective Joe Sloan located the suspect heading toward Kearny and placed him under arrest with assistance from East Newark Ser...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Package Theft

On February 26 at 6PM, a Harrison Ave resident came to headquarters to report a package which had been delivered to her apartment was stolen.  Tracking on the parcel indicated it was delivered at 2PM earlier in the day, but when she returned home...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Stolen Auto

On February 25 at 2PM, a Kingsland Ave resident reported her car was stolen.  The victim had parked her vehicle in the municipal lot on the 24th and when she returned later that same day, it was missing.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Commercial Burglary

On February 25 at 7AM, the Hollister Construction site located on FER Bl South reported they were the victim of a commercial burglary sometime over the weekend.  Unknown actors gained access to the property by cutting the lock on the rear entranc...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Shoplifting

On February 25 at 12AM, Officers Michael Gregory and Amaris Gracian were dispatched to Quick Chek on a report of shoplifting.  The cashier stated that a male entered the store and jumped over the counter.  He attempted to steal two packs...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Drug Arrest

On February 24 at 10PM, Officer Patrick Triano was on patrol in the area of the FER and Cross St. when he observed a vehicle traveling northbound at a high rate of speed, crossing over the center traffic line multiple times. He conducted a motor vehicle s...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Stolen Auto

On February 23 at 9:30AM, Officer Raymond McGuire responded to Reynolds Avenue on a report of a stolen motor vehicle.  Upon arrival the victim stated that she parked her vehicle and may have left it unlocked.  A male suspect was caught o...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 1, 2019

DWI Arrest

On February 24 at 3AM, Officer Patrick Triano was on patrol and observed a vehicle swerving into oncoming traffic. He conducted a motor vehicle stop on Frank E Rodgers Blvd. and Scott Mobus Place. Officer Triano believed that the female driver, 29 year ol...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Bicycle Theft

On February 23 at 8PM, Officer Michael Gregory was dispatched to the Harrison Gardens on a report of an attempted bicycle theft. After a brief investigation, it was determined that two male suspects attempted to remove a bicycle from a yard however; they ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Disorderly Persons Arrest

On February 20, 2019 at 7:30PM, Sergeant Corey Karas and Officer Matt Murphy responded to 5th Street on a report of two males fighting. Upon arrival, all parties were separated however one individual involved continued his aggressive behavior, threatening...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Theft of Service Arrest

On February 20, 2019 at 7PM, Officers Kirk Zeta and Jamie Sackerman responded to the Element Hotel on a report of Theft of Services. A Lindenwold resident, 33, was unable and unwilling to pay rooms and the hotel that she had reserved and used. Initially, ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Warrant Arrest

On February 20, 2019 at 7AM, Officers Liz Delacruz and Joe Summers were dispatched to a disturbance near William Street.  After they intervened, one party was found to have active warrants out of Bayonne, Fairfield, and Clifton. The 37 year old H...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Warrant Arrest

On February 20 at 2AM, Officer Pat Triano was on a directed patrol of the Riverwalk near the Speedway Gas Station when he observed a male lying on a bench.  As the officer approached to check his welfare, Officer Marc Silva arrived to assist. &am...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Burglary to Auto

On February 19 at 1AM, police responded to Dey Street on a report of a theft from auto. The caller was home and received alerts from his bank that his credit card was being used.  He responded to his vehicle to retrieve his wallet and found that ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Burglary to Auto

On February 18 at 3PM, a Sussex Street resident came to headquarters to report his vehicle had been burglarized.  He stated he parked his car in his driveway at 9PM the night before and returned to the car in morning to find it had been ransacked...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Computer Fraud

On February 17 at 6PM, a Sixth Street resident received a ‘pop up’ on her computer telling her she had a virus; it displayed a number for her to call to ‘fix the issue’.  She was unable to utilize the compu...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Theft from Auto

On February 17 at 1AM, a Passaic Avenue resident came to headquarters to report that her car had been burglarized.  The victim had parked her Jeep on Hamilton Street at 7PM and returned at 12PM the next day to find that unknown actors had entered...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Suspicious Activity

On February 16 at 11PM, a Davis Avenue resident reported a suspicious male lingering around his property earlier in the day.  The caller found evidence on his porch suggesting someone had been at his door.  He reviewed his Ring Doorbell ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Theft from Auto

On February 16 at 5PM, a Warren Street resident reported his truck he been burglarized.  He had parked his vehicle the night before and when he returned, he found that the driver’s door lock and the tailgate lock had been damaged. &...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Package Theft

On February 16 at 2PM, a Hamilton Street resident came to headquarters to report a package theft.  The caller had been checking the tracking number of an eBay purchase and found that delivery had been confirmed the day before.  He verifi...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Stolen Auto

On February 16 at 1PM a Sixth Street resident reported her vehicle stolen.  The vehicle was parked in front of the caller’s house the night before at dinner time and when she returned to the vehicle in the morning, it was missing. &...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Theft from Auto

On February 16 at 11PM, police responded to a burglary to auto call on Second Street.  The victim had parked her car the night before; when she returned the next day she observed her passenger side door lock had been damaged.  Unknown ac...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Attempted Carjacking

On February 16 at 3AM, an off-duty (out of town) police officer reported that he and his family had been the victim of an attempted carjacking or robbery.  The victim was dropping off a family member on Harrison Avenue when a white vehicle occupi...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Credit Card Fraud

On February 15 at 7PM, a Harrison resident reported charges to his credit card for nearly $1,000 that he had not authorized.  He had not lost his physical card or compromised the number to his knowledge.  He contacted his bank which is i...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Theft from Van

On February 15 at 7AM, police were dispatched to the lot under Cleveland and Route 280 on a report of a van that had been burglarized.  The victim had parked the van the night before and returned to find that someone had broken the window on the ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Package Theft

On February 14 at 7PM, police responded to a Harrison Avenue address on a report of a stolen package.  The caller realized the theft occurred two weeks earlier but she was unaware until she reviewed her home video cameras.  Two males and...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Motorist Arrested

On February 13 at 8PM, Sergeant John Brown was engaged in Crime Suppression when he observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Bergen Street before running a red light.  He conducted a motor vehicle stop and the driver, 35, from Harr...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Warrant Arrest

On February 13 at 6PM, a Passaic man, 23, entered headquarters to request that that the police check on a family condition he described as unsafe.  After investigating the circumstances, it was found that no such condition existed.  Duri...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Shoplifting

On February 13 at 330PM, officers were dispatched to Pharmacy Plus on Harrison Avenue on a report of a shoplifting.  Store employees reported that a Harrison woman who they can identify was waiting for prescriptions and was later seen on video pl...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Package Theft

On February 13 at 330PM, a resident of California who was staying at the Hampton Inn reported a parcel that was delivered to the hotel was stolen.  The victim, who travels for business confirmed that a package had been delivered by the USPS to th...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Warrant Arrest

On February 12 at 9PM, Officer Pat Triano was conducting a directed patrol check of the Speedway Gas Station when he observed a Newark male, 56, known to him to have an active Essex County warrant.  Sergeant John Brown arrived to assist after he ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Assault

On February 12 at 12PM, police were called to North Third Street on a report of an assault.  The victim states she was driving on Cleveland Ave and drove passed a white Sprinter van making a U-turn.  The victim drove around the van and t...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Burglary to Business

On February 12 at 9AM, police responded to a Harrison Avenue business on a Burglary in progress call.  The caller explained that she arrived at work and noticed the front hall door was open and the door to the office was ajar.  Believing...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Warrant Arrest

On February 11 at 9PM, Officers Amaris Gracian, Jamie Sackerman and Sergeant Stan Titterington responded to a call of a disturbance between two parties in a residence on FER Blvd.  After intervening between the two, it was discovered that one of ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 14, 2019

CDS Arrest

On February 10 at 1AM, while engaged in Crime Suppression, Officer Matt Murphy and Sergeant Corey Karas observed black Nissan traveling at a high rate of speed and swerving on FER Blvd.  After stopping the vehicle and approaching the driver&r...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Stolen Auto

On February 9 at 5AM, police were summoned to the Quick Chek on a report of a stolen vehicle.  A Harrison resident reported he parked in the lot and entered the store.  Within five minutes, he exited the store and his vehicle was missing...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 14, 2019

DWI Arrest

On February 9 at 2AM, Officer Al Pearson was patrolling near Third Street when he noticed a vehicle traveling extremely slowly and barely able to stay in a lane of traffic.  He conducted a motor vehicle stop and interviewed the driver as Office K...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Theft of Gas

On February 9 at 2AM, police responded to the Speedway Gas Station on a report of theft of gas.   A Blue Honda Accord pulled into the station with a driver and passenger who requested gas.  They drove off without paying for the fuel. &am...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Bicycle Theft

On February 8 at 3PM, a Kearny resident came to headquarters to report a bike theft.  The victim stated he locked his bike to the rack at the PATH station and boarded the train to work.  When he returned home, his bike and bike lock had ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Criminal Mischief to Auto

On February 8 at 12PM, a Hamilton Street resident came to headquarters to report that her vehicle had been vandalized twice in a month while parked on N Fifth Street.  Someone had smeared some type of oil on her windshield and side windows. &...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Theft from Auto

On February 8 at 1230PM, a Kearny resident came to headquarters to report his commercial tractor had been burglarized.  He had parked his truck in the Quick Chek parking lot while patronizing one of the stores.  When he returned to his t...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Criminal Mischief

On February 7 at 830AM, police were called to the Quick Chek on a report of a woman who had trashed the store for no apparent reason, then sped off recklessly in a vehicle.  Videos of the incident by witnesses drew the attention of local media wh...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 7, 2019

DWI Arrest

On February 6 at 2AM, Officer Michael Gregory was running radar at FER and Harrison when a vehicle passed him at a high rate of speed.  He conducted a motor vehicle stop and interviewed the driver as Officer Joe Summers arrived to assist. &nb...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Robbery

On February 5 at 6AM, police were dispatched to Washington Street on a report of a burglary to a van involving possession of a handgun.  The caller stated he saw a male stranger exit the passenger door of his van.  He confronted the susp...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Theft of Gas

On February 3 at 12AM, an attendant at the Speedway Gas Station reported the driver of a silver Honda requested $20 worth of gas and sped off without paying.  The attendant captured the license plate and notifications were made to surrounding age...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 7, 2019

CDS Arrest

On February 1 at 11PM, Sergeant John Brown along with Officers Michael Gregory, Marc Silva, Pat Triano and Amaris Gracian were dispatched to a John Street address on a report of a noise complaint and possible weapons offenses.  Officers proceeded...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Theft of Gas

On February 1 at 10PM, an attendant at the Speedway Gas Station reported that an unknown person in a white car, asked for $15 worth of gas and sped off without paying.  The detective bureau is awaiting video from the business.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Bicycle Theft

On February 1 at 130PM, an East Newark resident reported that he bicycle was stolen from the PATH station.  The victim has chained her bike to the rack near the PATH the day before on her way to NYC.  When she returned in the afternoon, ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Warrant Arrest

On February 1 at 2AM, Officer Pat Triano was conducting license plate checks near S FER when he was advised of an active warrant on the registered owner of a vehicle.  He conducted a motor vehicle stop and was assisted by Officer Amaris Gracian. ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Warrant Arrest

On February 1 at 1AM, Officer Marc Silva was engaged in Crime Suppression and observed a vehicle travelling east on Harrison Avenue with equipment violations.  During the interview of the driver, 34 from Elizabeth, he was found to have active tra...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 30, 2019

CDS Arrest

On January 20 at 1AM, Sergeant Corey Karas and Officer Matt Murphy were engaged in Crime Suppression when they observed three males near Cleveland Avenue involved in what they believed was a drug transaction.  They allowed the three males to disp...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Social Security Scam

On January 29 at 2PM, a Harrison Ave resident received a call from someone alleging to represent the Social Security Administration. They provided enough information to sound legitimate and attempted to convince the victim to provide banking information. ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Theft from Auto

On January 28 at 2PM, a Wilhelm Street resident reported that her vehicle had been burglarized. She stated she had parked her car near her home the night before and when she returned to her car she noticed the glove box was opened and her papers were stre...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Drug Arrest

On January 28 at 2AM, Sergeant Corey Karas and Officer Matt Murphy were engaged in Crime Suppression when they observed two males near FER and Hamilton that appeared to be involved in some type of argument. As the officers approached the men, they noticed...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 30, 2019

DWI Arrest

On January 27 at 4AM, Officer Marc Silva was assigned to Crime Suppression when he observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in addition to other moving violations. He conducted a motor vehicle stop and immediately recognized that the driver wa...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Commercial Burglary

On January 26 at 7AM, Harrison Police responded to a construction site on S FER on a report of a burglary. The site manager at that location arrived at work and noticed a window was open on one of the office trailers. He reported over $2,000 worth of tool...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Theft of Gas

On January 26 at 3AM, Harrison Police were called to the Speedway Gas Station on a report of a theft of gas. The attendant reported a white, Infinite Q50, pulled up and requested fuel. When he was done pumping the gas, the motorist sped away. The complain...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Disorderly Persons Arrest

On January 25 at 9PM, Officer Marc Silva was engaged in Crime Suppression when he observed a male outside the El Meson screaming obscenities and kicking the door to the bar. He immediately intervened and notified dispatch. Sergeants Stan Titterington and ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Suspicious Activity

On January 24 at 8PM, Harrison Police were summoned to the 500 block of FER North on a report of a male checking door knobs, eventually entering one of the structures. Sgt. John Brown and Office Amaris Gracian arrived and were directed by the complainant ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Package Theft

On January 23 at 2PM, a William Street resident reported a theft of packages that had been delivered to his home.  Unfortunately, the packages had been delivered on January 8 and he only discovered that when he contacted the vendor recently. &...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Stolen Vehicle Parts

On January 21 at 1PM, police responded to First Street on report of theft of vehicle parts.  The victim, a trucking company, reported an unknown person stole the truck batteries form one of the vehicles in his fleet.  Camera surveillance...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Bicycle Theft

On January 20 at 1PM, police responded to William Street on a report of a stolen bicycle.  The victim, left his motorized bike in his yard a day earlier and noticed it was missing.  There were no witnessed to the theft.  The bik...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 24, 2019

DWI Arrest

On January 20 at 5AM, Sgt. Stan Titterington observed a driver asleep at the wheel at the intersection of Cleveland and Second Street.  Off-duty Officer Ray McGuire was on his way in to work and stopped to provide assistance.  The driver...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 24, 2019

DWI Arrest

On January 20 at 3AM, Sgt. Stan Titterington conducted a motor vehicle stop on Cross Street when he observed a vehicle driving in the opposite direction of the One Way.  The compartment of the vehicle had the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage....

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 24, 2019

DWI Arrest

On January 19 at 5AM, Officer Dan McChesney was dispatched to an unresponsive male behind the wheel of a car at Hamilton and Third.  He observed a male asleep at that intersection when Officers Mike Gregory and Amaris Gracian arrived to assist. &...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 24, 2019

DWI Arrest

On January 19 at 3AM, Officer Pat Triano conducted a motor vehicle stop after observing a vehicle had drifted into the oncoming lane on Harrison Avenue.  While speaking with the driver, he detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage and could see ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Burglary to Residence

On January 18 at 5PM, officers were dispatched to a Harrison Avenue address on a report of a burglary.  The victim stated he returned home and observed a male wearing all black exit the room he rents.  The suspect ran passed him and exit...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Burglary to Residence

On January 18 at 4PM, a resident of North FER reported she was the victim of a burglary.  She returned home and found a small ladder placed against the rear of her house leading to her bathroom window.  A search of her apartment revealed...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 24, 2019

CDS Arrest

On January 17 at 9PM, Officer Matt Murphy conducted a motor vehicle stop for a moving violation near Hamilton and Third.  As the officer interviewed the driver, he immediately observed suspected marijuana in the cup holder of the vehicle. &nb...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Burglary to Residence

On January 17 at 1135AM, a Hamilton Street resident called police to report that their home surveillance system recorded a male entering her building earlier the same day.  Although the male gained entry, it did not appear that anything was taken...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Burglary to Commercial Property

On January 17 at 9AM, workers from the PSE&G property on Bergen Street reported that an unknown person had attempted to burglarize the construction site.  The front gate’s lock had been cut and the bolt cutters that had likely been ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Theft of Gas

On January 17 at 130AM, officers responded to the Speedway Gas Station on a report of theft of gas.  The attendant reported that three males in two separate cars coordinated to steal gas.  The drivers of each vehicles, a black Honda and ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Warrant Arrest

On January 16 at 10AM, Officer Carlos Manzano and Sergeant Pat McKerry confronted a 33 year old Harrison man at the Quick Chek who had been engaging in harassing behavior with store employees.  After refusing to leave, dispatch confirmed that the...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Theft from Auto

On January 8 at 8M, a First Street resident reported his vehicle had been broken into over the course of the last week.  His vehicle had been parked in a designated spot in a complex.  Surveillance footage captured the theft, but did not...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Construction Site Theft

On January 8 at 11AM, workers from a construction site on Essex St reported that someone had broken into the worksite by cutting the lock on the front gate sometime over the course of the last two weeks.  The victims also discovered the suspects ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Drug Arrest

On January 7 at 930PM, Officer Amaris Gracian was on a directed patrol near Somerset Street when she observed an unoccupied vehicle parked on the wrong side of the street.  As she approached, she observed a male and female returning to the vehicl...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Package Theft

On January 7 at 4PM, a Warren Street resident reported that two parcels were stolen from her porch on December 31, 2018.  Unfortunately she only learned about the theft on January 4, 2019 when she checked with the vendor to confirm the delivery. ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 9, 2019

DWI Arrest

On January 7 at 2AM, Officer Pat Triano and Sergeant John Brown happened upon a driver who was observed backing on to a sidewalk and almost striking a light pole.  The officers conducted a motor vehicle stop and immediately smelled the odor of an...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Robbery

On January 6 at 9PM, police were dispatched to North Fifth Street on a report of a robbery.  The victim stated he was returning from the store with grocery bags when he reached his house when he was pushed to the ground by unknown male actors. &a...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Stolen Auto

On January 6 at 5AM, a John Street resident reported that her work van was stolen from the Municipal Parking Lot under Route 280.  The victim stated the van was parked on Saturday and when she returned on Sunday, it was missing.  The van...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Package Theft

On January 5 at 6PM, a Hamilton Street resident reported that he returned home to find a package that had been delivered on his porch.  Upon closer inspection, he noticed someone had removed the contents from the box prior to his arrival. &nb...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Warrant Arrest

On January 3 at 12AM, Officer Matt Murphy and Sgt. Corey Karas were engaged in crime suppression when they observed a male peering into cars on Hamilton Street.  They stopped the individual and interviewed him which led to the discovery of an act...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Warrant Arrest

On January 2 at 4AM, Officer Pat Triano observed an individual known to him to be wanted on an active warrant.  He advised dispatch of his location, Passaic Avenue, and confirmed the warrant.  Officer Mike Gregory arrived to assist and t...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 2, 2019

CDS Arrest

On January 2 at 1AM, Officer Marc Silva conducted a motor vehicle stop after a computer check indicated the driver was suspended.  Officer Silva smelled raw marijuana coming from the vehicle.  Sergeant Stan Titterington and Officer Pat T...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Criminal Mischief to Auto

On December 29, at 9AM, a Hiram Place and a Hamilton Street resident reported three tires on each of their vehicles were slashed overnight.  There were no witnesses to the crime; the detective bureau is investigating.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Truck Theft

On December 29 at 9AM, a town employee reported that an unknown actor stole a utility truck belonging to the Harrison Department of Public Works.  Video revealed that the vehicle was parked on Essex Street and stolen at 7:45PM.  Although...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 2, 2019

DWI Checkpoint

On December 28 between 8PM and 4AM, the Harrison Police took part in the New Jersey State Division of Highway Traffic Safety initiative, ‘Drive sober or Get Pulled Over’.  A checkpoint was publicly announced, published and con...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Theft of Trailer

On December 28 at 9AM, personnel from a construction site on Harrison Avenue reported a theft of a utility trailer sometime overnight.  The trailer was parked inside a fenced area that was unlocked.  The trailer was filled with several t...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Theft from Auto

On December 28 at 2:30AM, a Newark resident reported a theft from auto.  The victim had parked his car in front of the Quick Chek and when he returned, he notice his iPhone and wallet were missing.  Although the victim stated he locked h...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Theft of Service

December 27 at 10:30PM, the gas station attendant at the Speedway Gas Station reported the operator of a green Acura requested that he fill up the tank and pulled away without notice upon completion.  Gas station cameras may have captured the the...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Drug Arrest

On December 26 at 9PM, Officer Pat Triano was conducting a directed patrol check on Harrison Avenue when he observed a vehicle commit a red light violation.  He effected a motor vehicle stop and smelled the odor of burnt marijuana coming from the...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Stolen Auto

On December 25 at 6PM, a Bergen Street resident reported that he parked his vehicle at 3PM on the 24th and discovered it had been stolen.  There was no evidence left at the scene and no video of the incident.  On December 27th, the stole...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Theft from Auto

On December 23 at 7PM, a Passaic Avenue resident reported that his vehicle, which was parked in a lot on Passaic Avenue, had been burglarized sometime between the 21st and the 22nd.  Although there did not appear to be any forced entry, he was mi...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Phone Scam

On December 22 at 5PM, a Hamilton Street resident reported that she received a call from the IRS suggesting her information had been used in to purchase property in Texas and there are legal issues regarding the subject property.  The caller thre...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Package Theft

On December 21 at 9PM, a Seventh Street resident reported multiple package thefts.  The victim states that she received alerts on her phone that packages were delivered at 1230PM and when she returned home at 5PM, all but one were missing. &n...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Burglary to Residence

On December 21 at 6PM, Harrison Police were called to a Washington Street home on a report of a burglary that occurred the day before.  The homeowner explained that an unknown person entered through a window that may have been left open. &nbs...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Theft of Service

On December 20 at 2PM, Harrison Police were dispatched to the Enright Gas Station on report of theft of gas.  The attendant stated a black Nissan pulled into the gas station and requested a full tank of gas.  When the tank was full and t...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Suspicious Activity - Robbery Attempt

On December 20 at 1AM, Harrison Police were dispatched the 200 block of Sussex St.  The victim stated that he arrived home and found a Silver Toyota parked in his driveway; occupied and running.  He parked his own vehicle in the driveway...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Package Theft

On December 19 at 4PM, a Jersey Street resident reported that a package had been stolen from her porch.  She had confirmed that it had been delivered the day before at 2PM and was missing when she arrived home at 4PM.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Package Theft Arrest

On December 18 at 9AM, Detectives Joe Sloan and Bobby Crudele arrested a 22 year old Newark female tied to several package thefts in Harrison and bordering communities.  During the last couple of weeks, Harrison and surrounding jurisdictions have...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Assault Arrest

On December 19 at 2AM, Officer Jamie Sackerman observed two males who were engaged in a heated dispute near Harrison and Kingsland.  She separated the two and directed them to leave the area as other officers arrived to assist.  One orde...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Warrant Arrest

On December 17 at 6PM, Harrison Police were summoned to the Montclair Police Department to pick up a 34 year old Newark male they had arrested on an open Harrison warrant for $1,800.  The arrestee was transported back to headquarters where he was...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Attempted Burglary

On December 17 at 4PM, Harrison Police were called to a N Second Street address on a report of an attempted burglary.  The victim had left her residence for only one hour and returned to find the deadbolt lock partially removed from her front doo...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 20, 2018

DUI Arrest

On December 17 at 1AM, Officer Mike Gregory was on patrol and observed an SUV that had been travelling south, crossing over into the northbound lanes.  He effected a traffic stop at FER and Capemay as Officers Kirk Zeta and Dan McChesney arrived ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Email Fraud

On December 16 at 7PM, a Sussex Street resident reported she had been the victim of an email scam.  She received an email from an account that she believed was related to her place of employment.  The email directed her to purchase iTune...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Credit Card Fraud

On December 15 at 12PM, a McGuigan Place resident reported that she had been the victim of credit card fraud.  A department store card that she had not used in years, suddenly had a $900 balance on it from a NY store location.  Upon her ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Phone Scam

On December 15 at 10AM, a Cross Street resident reported she had been the victim of phone scam.  She had been contacted by someone claiming to be from Apple calling regarding an order she placed for two iPods.  The caller convinced her t...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Warrant Arrest

On December 15 at 5AM, Officer Pat Triano was dispatched to the Quick Check on a report of disturbance of some kind.  He confronted a 56 year old Newark male who was pan handling at that location and harassing customers.  Officers Mike G...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Residential Burglary

On December 14 at 1AM, Harrison Police were called to Warren Street address on a report of burglary.  The homeowner reported that after being away from home most of the day, she returned to find her side door had been forced open causing damage t...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 20, 2018

DUI Arrest

On December 12 at 8PM, Officer Al Pearson responded to Harrison and FER on a report of a driver asleep at the wheel and blocking the roadway.  After several attempts, he was able to wake the driver and put the vehicle in park.  The drive...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Theft from Auto

On December 11 at 10AM, a Bergen Street resident reported that her vehicle had been broken into.  She had parked her car on the 200 block of Bergen Street for two days.  When she returned, she noticed someone had entered her car and remo...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Identity Theft

On December 11 at 9PM, a Dey Street resident reported that he had been the victim of identity theft. He had received a notification from his bank that a new account had been opened in his name in late November. He had no knowledge of the account, but ther...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Package Theft

On December 11 at 6PM, a North Fifth Street resident reported that a package that had been delivered to her residence had been stolen. Apparently, the package was delivered on December 4th, but she was unaware until she checked on the delivery confirmatio...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Fraud

On December 10 at 3PM, a Harrison resident reported he was the victim of credit card fraud. He had returned from a short trip and received multiple alerts from his bank that his card had been used to charge almost $1,000 worth of merchandise in the Newark...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Assault

On December 9 at 8PM, officers were dispatched to headquarters to take a report on an assault that occurred at the indoor soccer arena on Supor Boulevard. Responding officers learned that one of the female players had been punched in the face by a female ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Theft from Auto

On December 8 at 1PM, a resident of West Orange reported that his vehicle, which had been parked in a parking lot near Jersey Street since December 5th may have been burglarized. A check book that was left in his vehicle was missing two checks. His bank c...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Fraud

On December 7 at 5PM, a Franklin Avenue resident received a call from someone claiming to be from the Social Security Administration. The caller claimed the victim’s information was used to purchase a home in Texas and there were legal problems ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Fraud

On December 7 at 5PM, a Bergen Street resident reported that she received a call from someone requesting her Medicare information. Unfortunately, she thought the call was legitimate and shared her social security number with the caller.

Resident are remind...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Package Theft

On December 5 at 6PM, a Bergen Street resident reported that a package had been stolen from his home between when it was delivered at 1PM land his return home at 6PM. Although there were no cameras in the area, there were similar thefts in close proximity...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Package Theft

On December 5 at 6PM, a Sixth Street resident reported that an unknown person stole package from her porch between 3PM when it was delivered and 6PM when she returned home. There were security cameras on a neighbor’s house which will be reviewed for any l...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Package Theft

On December 5 at 4PM, a Bergen Street resident reported that an unknown person stole two packages from his porch. The packages had been delivered at approximately the same time (1:30PM to 3:30PM) from two different retailers. A neighbor reported seeing a ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 4, 2018

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Warrant Arrest

On December 4 at 5AM, Officer Pat Triano was conducting a patrol check of the Bergen Street Mall when he observed a Newark male, 41, whom he knew to have an outstanding Harrison warrant.  After confirming this information with dispatch, Officers ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Assault with a Weapon

On December 3 at 1230AM, Harrison Police responded to a warehouse on Super Boulevard that hosts an indoor soccer league on a report of an assault.  Officers learned that there had been a squabble among a group of players.  Prior to polic...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Robbery

On December 2 at 1AM, Harrison Police were called to the scene of a robbery near Harrison and Manor.  A cab driver at that location reported that a fare he had in his cab robbed him of over $200 as he dropped the passenger at a nearby intersectio...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Disorderly Persons Arrest

On December 1 at 11PM, Sergeants John Brown, Stan Titterington and Officer Carlos Manzano were dispatched to a Cleveland Ave address on a report of an unknown male attempting to gain access to a home.  They arrived and observed a 22 year old male...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Assault

On December 1 at 8:30PM, a Comcast worker was attempting to terminate a service at a Harrison address.  When he attempted to contact the resident and announce his presence, the resident believed he may have been impersonating an employee of the c...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Warrant Arrest

On December 1 at 9AM, Officers McGuire and McChesney were directed to Roosevelt Park on a suspicious male sitting inside the children’s playground.  As they arrived, they recognized an offender they had dealt with in the past.  ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Package Theft

On November 30 at 11AM, a citizen of Ecuador came to headquarters to report that packages he ordered from Amazon earlier in the month were delivered to the address of friend on Davis Avenue and were stolen from the porch before they could be retrieved by ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Fraud

Between November 27 and November 29, the Harrison Police received numerous reports of credit card fraud, identity theft and similar suspicious charges to victims’ accounts.  In addition, at least two residents reported receiving phone c...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Domestic Violence Incidents - Juvenile Matters

The Harrison Police frequently respond to a number of domestic violence incidents and intervene in a number of juvenile matters; neither of which are subject to public disclosure.


Police Blotter
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Carjacking Arrest

On November 27 at 11PM, Harrison Police were notified by the Newark Police that they had arrested a suspect for which the Harrison Police had an arrest warrant.  Earlier in November, through investigation, Detective Joe Sloan had identified a sus...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Identifty Theft

On November 27 at 10AM, a Harrison resident reported that her bank notified her the she had erroneous charges that emanated from outside the country. She had not travelled recently and no leads as to how her information was compromised.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Suspicious Activity

On November 27 at 5AM, Harrison Police received a call about a person who may have been impersonating a police officers. The male knocked on an apartment door on Franklin Avenue and inquired about the location of an individual. Although the suspect displa...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Burglary

On November 26 at 11AM, employees of Custom Bandag on Essex Street reported that a storage container they use to house tires was burglarized. Unknown suspects cut the padlock sometime overnight and removed ten truck tires valued at $2,000.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Theft

On November 23 at 12PM, a Cross Street resident reported that she exited her home to drop her son off to a friend at the curb and left her cell phone behind on the porch. When she returned, the cellphone was missing. She did not notice anyone in the immed...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Warrant Arrest

On November 21 at 4AM, Officer Pat Triano was on patrol and completed a welfare check of a male sleeping near a store front on Harrison Avenue in extremely cold conditions.  He identified the Harrison male, 60, and knew that he had an active warr...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Fraud

On November 20, two separate Harrison residents reported that they received phone calls several hours apart from someone claiming to be from a government agency.  During both phone calls, the victim was told they had a warrant out for their arres...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Vehicle Theft Arrest

On November 20 at 10AM, Detectives Joe Sloan and Joe Nigro arrested a 39 year old Newark male, in the City of Newark, and closed a two-month investigation into a rash of work van burglaries and thefts.  Under the command of Detective/Sergeant Cha...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Fraud

On November 20 at 9AM, a resident received a phone call from someone claiming to be a representative of the Harrison Police.  The number on the caller ID actually indicated the call was coming from 973-483-4100 (the current non-emergency number a...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Warrant Arrest

On November 19 at 11PM, Officer Pat Triano and Sgt. Stan Titterington were conducted a directed patrol check of the Harrison Public Library after having received numerous complaints of public drinking and urinating in the area.  They encountered ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Stolen Auto

On November 19 at 5AM, a resident of Harrison Avenue reported that her vehicle was stolen.  She stated that she parked her car in front of her residence and ran inside, but left the keys in the ignition and the door unlocked.  She did no...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Theft from Auto

On November 18 at 2PM, a Cleveland Avenue resident reported that his work van, which was parked under Route 280 was burglarized.  The suspect punched the passenger side door lock, but did not remove anything from the vehicle.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Theft from Auto

On November 17 at 2PM, a resident of Washington Street resident reported that his work van that was parked in the parking lot under 280 while he was in Economy Supply.  When he returned to his van, which he believed he left unlocked, he was missi...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Identity Theft

On November 15, a Harrison resident who has been out of the country for two years, learned that his identity had been used by someone else causing him to be delinquent on accounts that he did not open.

We continued remind residents to safeguard their infor...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Burglary to Residence

On November 14 at 3PM, a John Street resident reported that his apartment had been burglarized and that he encountered the burglar.  Harrison Police responded and learned that the caller was home and heard banging.  When he checked a bed...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Suspicious Activity

On November 12 at 10AM, Harrison Police were called to investigate an abandoned vehicle on Davis Ave.  The vehicle had front end damage and an air bag deployment.  The ignition also appeared to be damaged, although there was no record of...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Theft from Auto

On November 12 at 6AM, a Harrison resident reported that his work van had been burglarized.  The van was parked under Route 280 near Cleveland Ave.  The thief punched the door lock and removed numerous tools from the van. 

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Robbery

On November 11 at 11:30PM, a 25 year old Hamilton Street resident reported that he was the victim of a robbery.  He was walking through the parking lot under Route 280 when he was approached from behind and struck in the head and face several tim...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Assault Arrest

On November 11 at 9:30PM, a New York resident, who was attending the Red Bull’s match assaulted another ticket holder in the stands.  The combatants were separated by security and the subject was arrested and charged accordingly.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Package Theft

On November 11 at 3PM, a Harrison resident reported that a package he ordered was delivered to another address at his request, rather than sitting unsecured on his porch.  When he confirmed delivery through the carrier at the alternate location, ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Bicycle Theft

On November 10 at 10AM, a Bergen Street resident reported that an unknown male entered their rear yard and stole their unchained bicycle.  A camera on the property verified the theft but did not assist in identifying the suspect who is described ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Theft of Service

On November 9 at 7PM, an employee of the Enrite Gas Station reported that black Dodge pulled up to the pumps and requested gas.  When the attendant completed filling the tank, the driver pulled away at a high rate of speed.  Cameras capt...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Package Theft

On November 8 at 6PM, a Harrison Avenue resident reported that a package that had been delivered a short time earlier had been taken from her porch.  She confirmed the package’s delivery through the carrier and observed that it had been...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Warrant Arrest

On November 8 at 1230, Det. Joe Sloan was investigating an incident when he observed a Harrison male, 26, whom he knew to be wanted by the Kearny Police Department.  He verified the warrant with dispatch as Officer Ray McGuire arrived to assist. ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Internet Fraud

On November 8 at 11AM, a Harrison resident reported that his daughter received an email from Apple regarding a purchase they did not believe they made.  Embedded in the email was a link to cancel the purchase.  The clicked the link which...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Assault Arrest

On November 7 at 10PM, Officer Marc Silva responded to a local bar to assist EMS who had responded to treat a female from Harrison, 42, who was heavily intoxicated.  Officer Silva learned that the female was belligerent and had assaulted the EMT ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Stolen Auto

On November 6 at 6AM, a Newark resident left his vehicle
unattended with keys in the ignition, and ran into Polsky’s Shop on HarrisonAvenue.  
When he exited the store, his
vehicle was missing.

Motorists are remindedthat it...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Burglary to Work Van

On November 5 at 7:30AM, a Harrison resident reported that
his work van was broken into while parked under Route 280 near ClevelandAve.  
The van had been parked there
throughout the weekend.
  The unknownsuspect (s...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Residential Burglary

On November 4 at 4PM, a Harrison Avenue resident arrived
home to find that his front door had been damaged in an apparent attempt togain access.  Fortunately, the deadbolt
remained locked and it did not appear that the suspect(s) wer...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Theft from Auto

On November 4 at 1:30PM, unknown suspects removed all four
tires from a resident’s vehicle which was parked in parking lot near the URBY.  
The vehicle, which was left on cinder blocks,had been parked in the lot the entire we...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Burgrlary to Auto

On November 4 at 7AM, Officer Joe Summers responded to a
call of burglary to auto with the suspect allegedly still inside thevehicle.  
Sgt. Pat McKerry, Officers
Bobby Crudele and Carlos Manzano arrived to assist.
  ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Warrant Arrest

On November 3 at 8PM, Officer Pat Triano was on patrol and
ran the license plate of a vehicle that had committed a minor trafficinfraction. 
The plate was flagged
indicating the registered owner was a wanted person.
  He conducted a t...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 8, 2018

DWI Arrest

On November 3 at 1AM, Officer Liz DeLacruz and Sgt. Stan
Titterington conducted a traffic stop for a moving violation involving headlamps.  
The driver, exited the vehicle to
verify the officers’ explanation for the stop.
&am...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Burglary to Auto

On November 2 at 12PM, an out-of-state resident staying at
the Hampton Inn reported that his rental car was burglarized overnight.  
The unknown suspect pried the door open, butdid not appear to remove anything from the vehicle.<_o3a_p>

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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Warrant Arrest

On November 1 at 7:30PM, Officer Pat Triano was on patrol
when he observed a male exiting a construction site near Cleveland Avenue.  
Sgt. John Brown and Officer Dan McChesneyarrived to assist as he stopped the individual. 
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Police Blotter
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Drug Arrest

On November 1 at 2AM, Officer Matt Murphy and Sgt. Corey
Karas were conducting bar closings, when they observed two individuals whoappeared to be smoking marijuana on Central Avenue.  
They detained the two males and noticed one
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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Carjacking

On October 30 at 7AM, a Harrison Avenue resident left her car running for a moment to return to her residence to retrieve an item she needed for work.  When she returned to the vehicle, an unknown male was in her car attempting to steal it. &...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 31, 2018

DWI Arrest

On October 28 at 4AM, Officer Dan McChesney observed a vehicle on Harrison Avenue near First Street being driven by a person whom he had encountered earlier in his shift.  During the earlier encounter, he observed that the person was obviously in...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Identity Theft

On October 27 at 6PM, an unknown male entered the AT&T store and attempted to activate cell phone accounts.  He provided a New Jersey Driver’s License for identification.  Store personnel could not verify that the license w...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Identity Theft

On October 27 at 4:30PM, a Harrison resident reported that he was the victim of identity theft.  He had been contacted by a bank in Texas that he was overdue on $10,000 in loans.  It was discovered that an unknown person posing as the vi...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 31, 2018

DWI Arrest

On October 27 at 5AM, Officers Pat Triano and Liz DeLacruz responded to a report of a driver asleep behind the wheel near the PATH Station.  They arrived and observe a vehicle stopped in the northbound lane near Cifelli Drive.  The drive...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Package Theft

On October 26 at 3:30PM, a Central Avenue resident reported that packages that had been delivered to his home had been stolen.  The carrier confirmed that the package was delivered at 10:30AM and by the time the victim returned home at noon, they...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Theft from Auto

On October 25 at 5PM, a Harrison resident reported that his work van was burglarized while parked in the El Meson parking lot sometime in the previous 24 hours.  The rear door lock had been damaged to gain entry; several tool were stolen.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Stolen Auto

On October 25 at 1:30PM, an East Newark resident reported that his white box truck was stolen from Supor Boulevard was stolen sometime in the previous 24 hours.  There were no signs of theft such as broken glass or any other evidence.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 31, 2018

DWI Arrest

On October 25 at 2:30AM, Officer Jamie Sackerman was patrolling Harrison Avenue when a pick-up truck nearly struck her vehicle as it swerved abruptly into her lane.  She conducted a motor vehicle stop and determined that the driver was most likel...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Bicycle Theft

On October 24 at 10PM, a Harrison resident reported that his bicycle was stolen from the bike rack near Harrison High School.  The bike was taken sometime between 6 and 9:30PM; unfortunately, it was not secured.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Theft from Auto

On October 24 at 8AM, a Hamilton Street resident reported that his work van was burglarized while parked under Route 280.  The unknown suspect removed several tools overnight, after forcing entry to the side doors.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Bicycle Theft

On October 23 at 4PM, an Ann Street resident reported that her son’s bicycle was stolen, despite the fact that it was locked to their fence.  There were no witnesses or video available.

Police Blotter
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Burglary to Residence

On October 22 at 8PM, officers were dispatched to William Street on a report of a residential burglary.  The victim stated that sometime during the day a burglar damaged the rear door frame and entered the residence.  Officer’s...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Burglary to Auto

On October 22 at 4PM, a Warren Street resident reported that his vehicle had been burglarized overnight.  The victim believes he may have left the vehicle unlocked as there was no damage to the vehicle.  The vehicle had been ransacked, b...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Theft from Auto

On October 22 at 9AM, a Harrison resident reported that his work van had been burglarized.  He had parked it in the parking lot under Route 280 and an unknown suspect damaged the lock and removed several tools from the vehicle.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Theft

On October 21 at 7PM, a Harrison resident claimed her cellphone was stolen from her purse as it sat on the back of bar stool in a local tavern.

Police Blotter
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Warrant Arrest

On October 20 at 9AM, Sergeant John Brown was alerted to a motor vehicle that was driving erratically in the area of the Bergen Street Mall; at one point, driving on the sidewalk.  As he attempted to make a motor vehicle stop, the driver parked i...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Fraud

On October 20 at 2PM, a Cleveland Avenue resident was the victim of check fraud.  The victim listed an apartment for rent.  A person who allegedly lived out of state agreed to send a check for the rent and security deposit.  Whe...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Burglary

On October 20 at 1AM, a Harrison Avenue resident returned home to find that an unknown actor or actors had pushed his air conditioner into his apartment to gain entry.  Although it was obvious that someone had rummaged through his room, nothing a...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Warrant Arrest

On October 19 at 7PM, Officer Jamie Sackerman observed a vehicle impeding traffic near the PATH station.  She conducted a motor vehicle stop which revealed that the driver, a male 34 from Maryland, had a suspended driver’s license. &...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Theft from Auto

On October 18 at 10AM, a Harrison resident reported that she parked her car on FER Blvd to drop off her son.  She left her vehicle unlocked with personal belongings including keys on the front seat.  When she returned a few moments later...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Stolen Auto

On October 17 at 6PM, a Harrison resident reported that he left his vehicle double parked to pick up his child at a day care on Warren Street.  Although he took the key with him, the vehicle was left running.  When he returned a few minu...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Burglary Arrest

On October 17 at 3AM, Officer Pat Triano was on patrol and noticed a male looking into vehicles on Central Avenue near N FER Blvd.  As the officer circled the block, he observed the individual entering a parked vehicle.  He deta...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Bicycle Theft

On October 16 at 3PM, a Harrison resident reported that his bicycle was stolen from his alleyway sometime overnight.  The bicycle is described as a black in color with 26” wheels; the brand name is ‘Next’.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Theft from Auto

On October 15 at 1:30PM, a female caller state that her vehicle had been burglarized. She had parked her car temporarily, and left it running to speak with another motorist parked nearby. While she was distracted, an unknown suspect entered her running ve...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Stolen Vehicle

On October 15 at 8AM, a Harrison resident reported that his work van was stolen from the Route 280 parking lot.  He had parked the vehicle the night before and discovered it missing when he returned in the morning.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Theft from Auto

On October 14 at 5PM, a resident reported that an unknown person removed the catalytic converter from his vehicle sometime overnight.  His mechanic confirmed that the suspect used some sort of cutting tool to remove the part.  The suspec...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Bicycle Theft

On October 14 at 12PM, a Central Avenue resident reported that his bicycle was stolen from his yard overnight. Nearby video surveillance confirmed that an unknown male entered the yard at approximately 8PM and removed the bike from the yard. The theft rem...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 19, 2018

DWI

On October 13 at 2AM, Officers Jamie Sackerman and Dan McChesney were on patrol in the south end of town when they observed a vehicle exiting a parking lot, and travelling into oncoming traffic, almost striking another Harrison Police unit driven by Offic...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Industrial Accident

On October 12 at 11AM, a 23 year old male construction worker, fell four stories from the roof of a new building at 700 S FER Blvd.  The victim was working on the roof and was impaled on a piece of reinforcing bar that was protruding fro...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Criminal Mischief to Auto

On October 11 at 3PM, a Davis Ave resident reported that someone had scratched the driver’s side of his vehicle as it was parked overnight.

Police Blotter
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Telephone Fraud

On October 11 at 11AM, a Harrison resident received a call from someone claiming to be from the IRS and suggesting that the victim was in some sort of trouble. The caller attempted to extort the victim by convincing him to purchase Google Play gift cards ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Theft from Auto

On October 10 at 6PM, an employee of a taxi company reported that an unknown person had gained entry into one of the taxis that had been parked in the lot under Route 280.  The vehicle had been left there for approximately one week.  The...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Warrant Arrest

On October 9 at 7:30PM, Officer Pat Triano was on patrol near Passaic Avenue and observed a Newark male, 56, known to him to be wanted on an Essex County warrant.  He confirmed this information with dispatch and conducted a field inquiry as Offic...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 11, 2018

DWI Arrest

On October 9 at 2AM, Officer Michael Gregory was dispatched to the Jackson Street Bridge where he observed a vehicle had struck the curb and had a flat.  The driver, 41 from Newark, appeared intoxicated and had an open bottle of beer in the vehic...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Credit Card Fraud

On October 8 at 6PM, a Harrison Ave resident reported that he noticed erroneous charges on his credit card totaling over $1,000.  Unfortunately, he was not aware of where his information may have been compromised.  He contacted his bank ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 11, 2018

DWI Arrest

On October 8 at midnight, Sgt. Corey Karas and Officer Albert Pearson were flagged down near Cleveland Avenue that an accident had just occurred.  The striking vehicle was fleeing the scene.  Officers conducted a motor vehicle stop and o...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 11, 2018

DWI Arrest

On October 7, at 3AM, Officer Daniel McChesney was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on John Street.  When he arrived, he observed that one driver appeared to be highly intoxicated.  The driver, a 32 year old Harrison male was place...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Theft from Auto

On October 6 at 10PM, a Belleville resident reported the rear passenger side window of her car was smashed while she was parked on FER Blvd North.  She was visiting a hair salon.  Her purse which had been in plain view on her back seat w...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Burglary

On October 6 at 8PM, officers were dispatched to North 3rd Street on a report of burglary.  The resident stated they left their apartment at 9AM and returned at the end of the workday to find their laptop missing and the surrounding area in disar...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Criminal Mischief to Motorcycle

On October 6 at 3PM, a William Street resident reported that an unknown person had damaged his motorcycle by cutting electrical wires.  There were no witness to the crime and no further information provided.

Police Blotter
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Shoplifting Arrest

On October 6 at 10AM, Officer Carlos Manzano was dispatched to the Quick Chek on a report of a shoplifting.  He arrived and learned that an unknown male had taken a number of items while in the store, then entered a restricted area of the store t...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Suspicious Activity

On October 6 at 9AM, a Hamilton Street resident reported that his vehicle was burglarized overnight.  His driver’s door lock had been damaged to gain entry and his hood was open.  The unknown actor had removed his battery cable...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Firearms Arrest

On October 5 at 3AM, Officer Michael Gregory conducted a motor vehicle stop for a moving violation.  Upon advising the driver of the violation and requesting the appropriate identification, the driver requested permission to enter the glove compa...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Criminal Mischief to Auto

On October 4 at 12:30PM, a Warren Street resident reported that the rear window of his vehicle had been shattered.  The vehicle had been parked for 24 hours and it did not appear that anything was taken.

Police Blotter
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Internet Fraud

On October 4, at 12P, a resident of Reynolds Ave reported that he ordered an ‘unlocked’ iPhone through a website called ‘Offer Rub’.  He paid the seller using PayPal and never received the merchandise. &...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Drug Arrest

On October 3 at 10PM, Officer Pat Triano conducted a motor vehicle stop for a red light violation.  As he approached the driver he could smell burnt marijuana.  He interviewed the male driver and female passenger and eventually had them ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Drug Arrest

On October 3 at 3AM, Officer Pat Triano was on patrol near First Street when he observed a Kearny male, 27, whom he knew to be wanted by the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office.  He notified dispatch of his intent to stop the suspect and con...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Warrant Arrest

On October 2 at 10PM, Officer Pat Triano was on patrol when he noticed a 19 year old Harrison male whom he knew to be wanted.  He approached the individual and notified him of the open warrant in his name and arrested him without incident. &n...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Drug Arrest

On October 2 at 6PM, Officer Marc Silva was involved in Crime Suppression when he was alerted to a male looking into vehicles in the area of Central Avenue.  Given the recent rash of vehicle burglaries, he detained and interviewed the subject. &a...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Theft from Auto

On October 2 at 2PM, a resident of Caldwell reported that her vehicle window was smashed while visiting a friend in Harrison.  Personal items were stolen from the trunk of the vehicle.  Video in the area may provide a lead.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Narcotics Arrest

On October 1 at 8PM, Sergeant Corey Karas was engaged in Crime Suppression and observed a male, dressed in black, attempting to conceal his face and running from an area that has been the subject of thefts from auto.  He used his patrol vehicle t...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Wanted Person

On October 1 at 10AM, Officers Matt Muphy and Jamie Sackerman were patrolling in the area of Kingsland and Cross when they observed a male acting suspiciously, hanging in the driveway of a Cross Street residence.  Witnesses in the area were also ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 2, 2018

DWI Arrest

On October 1 just after midnight, Officer Kirk Zeta observed two vehicles that had just been in a crash at Riverbend and S FER.  At least one driver required medical attention for complaints of pain.  As Officer Zeta was interviewing one...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Disorderly Persons Arrest

On September 30 at 7:45PM, two Harrison residents were having a dispute about parking.  When police arrived, the female party, 35, continued her verbal assault despite requests by police to calm down.  Eventually, she turned her aggressi...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Disorderly Persons Arrest

On September 30, at 2PM, Officer Allan Ford ,assisted Red Bull Security with removing a fan that had become unruly during the match.  The male was intoxicated and began to fight with police.  He was transported to headquarters for proces...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Warrant Arrest

On September 30 at 11:45AM, Officers Jamie Sackerman and Matt Murphy noticed a male riding a bicycle in traffic causing vehicles to swerve out of his way.  They stopped the individual and determined that he was from New York.  A warrant ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Drug Arrest

On September 29 at 1:20AM, Officer Pat Triano observed a vehicle driving carelessly near the center of town and attempted to make a motor vehicle stop.  Once the vehicle stopped on the Route 280 ramp, Officer Triano interviewed the driver and sme...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Counterfeit Money

On September 28 at 4:45PM, a local store owner reported that a customer attempted to pass a counterfeit one hundred dollar bill.  The Harrison Police responded and interviewed the customer who had received the bill from another vendor.  ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Identity Theft

On September 26 at 6:30 PM, a Harrison couple reported fraudulent activity in their bank account.  There were transactions they were not responsible for.  There are not aware of how their information may have been compromised.  ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Theft of Service / Criminal Mischief

On September 26 at 11:30 PM, a gas station attendant from the Speedway station reported to police that he was assisting a female driver at the pumps, when she suddenly drove away with the pump hose still pumping the gas, causing damage to the pump. &n...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Stolen Auto

On September 25 at 1:15 PM, a Harrison Police Officer was flagged down near 5th and Harrison by a victim who reported that his vehicle had just been stolen.  The West Orange resident had run into a store and left the vehicle running.  Wh...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Telephone Scam

On September 23 at 11 AM, a Harrison resident received a call from an unknown person who alleged that the victim’s son had been in an accident and was being held captive in East Orange.  Praying on her concern for her son, the caller co...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Theft from Auto

On September 23 at 7:30 PM, officers were dispatched to the Red Bull Arena parking lot on a report of theft from auto.  The victim, a New York resident, reported an unknown person broke the driver’s window of his vehicle to gain entry a...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Drug Overdose

On September 22 at 10 PM, Officers Michael Gregory and Elizabeth DeLacruz were conducting radar enforcement on S FER Blvd when they observed a Clifton male, 33, stumbling in the middle of the street.  He appear heavily intoxicated; officers appro...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Warrant Arrest

On September 21 at 9 PM, Officer Pat Triano stopped a vehicle on Harrison Avenue for motor vehicle violations.  The officer smelled marijuana emanating from the vehicle and the three male occupants inside.  Officer Marc Silva arrived and...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Criminal Mischief to Business

On September 21 at 6 PM, officers were dispatched to a business on N FER Blvd.  A witness claimed he observed a male punch the front glass door of the business, damaging it, then walking inside the adjacent residential entrance.  Officer...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Theft from Auto Arrests

In the early morning hours of September 21, Detective Sergeant Charlie Schimpf and Detective Joe Sloan, along with members of the Kearny Police Detective Bureau and the Newark Police Department’s Emergency Services Unit, executed a search warran...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 24, 2018

House Fire

On September 23 at 12 noon, Harrison Police and Fire responded to a report of a house fire on Taft Place.  Officer Michael Gregory effectively notified and removed all the occupants from the house upon arrival.  Harrison Fire extinguishe...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Package Theft

On September 22 at 8:45 AM, a Hamilton Street resident reported that an unknown person or persons stole a package that had been delivered to his home.

Police Blotter
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Warrant Arrest

On September 20 at 5 PM, Officer Marc Silva was involved in crime suppression when he observed a suspect, known to him from a previous encounter, whom he knew to have an active out-of-town warrant.  After confirming the warrant’s status...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Stolen Auto

On September 20 at 4 PM, a resident stopped a police officer who was on patrol to report that his car had just been stolen from the intersection of Warren St and FER Blvd.  The victim reported that he parked to pick someone up and had inadvertent...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Theft from Auto

On September 20 at 11 PM, a Central Ave resident reported that the passenger window on his vehicle had been broken sometime during the day.  A personal electronic item was missing.

Police Blotter
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Bicycle Theft

On September 20 at 5 PM a Harrison Ave resident reported that an unknown person stole a bicycle from the alleyway next to his residence.  The bike was not locked or otherwise secured; but it was behind a metal gate.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Warrant Arrest

On September 20 at 2:30AM, Officer Kirk Zeta conducted a motor vehicle stop and found that the driver, a Kearny male, 36 had an active warrant from the City of Irvington.  He was placed under arrest and processed accordingly.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Theft from Auto

On September 19 at 3:22 PM, a William Street resident
reported that his vehicle was broken into sometime overnight.  There was no obvious damage to the vehicle’sdoors or locks, but it had been ransacked and personal items were missing...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Burglary

On September 19 at 7:00 AM, Harrison Police received a call
from a Passaic Ave resident that he had been burglarized.  Units flooded the area in search of a suspectwho allegedly opened an unlocked window in the residence, reached insi...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Theft from Auto

On September 19 at 9:40 AM, a Davis Street resident reported
the door handle had been removed from his vehicle sometime over the lastseveral days.  It did not appear that
anyone had gained entry to his vehicle.

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Bicycle Theft - Arrest

On September 19, at 9:30 AM, Sgt. Joe Carr was addressing a
traffic concern near the newly constructed PATH station when a worker from the nearby Dunkin Donuts alerted him to a male who was attempting to steal abicycle from the bike rack outside the PA...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Shoplifting Arrest

On September 18 at 6:35 PM, Harrison Police were dispatched to a shoplifting call at Seabras that was still in progress.  Officers arrived and observed one male running from the
store with stolen items.  Officer MattMurphy ch...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Theft from Auto

On September 18, at 6:30 PM, a Bergen Street resident reported his vehicle had been burglarized by a male.  Video captured most of the event and the reporting officer,
Matt Murphy, was able to positively identify the male as an offender he had...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Auto Theft

On September 18, at 2:45 PM, an Alpine resident reported that his vehicle had been stolen while in the store area of Pechter’s Bakery.  Unfortunately, he had left the vehicle running, believing he would only be a few minutes.

Residents a...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Identity Theft

On September 18, a Harrison Resident reported to police that she recently became aware that there were several accounts open in her name that she did not initiate.  An alert regarding a decrease in her credit score triggered the notification.&...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Theft from Auto - Arrest

On September 18 at 2 AM, an officer involved in crime suppression noticed a male peering into a vehicle near First and Warren.  The suspect attempted to walk away but was detained by the officer and interviewed.  The officer recognized t...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Theft from Auto

On September 17, a Water’s Edge resident realized his
vehicle had been burglarized overnight. 
He found that the vehicle had been ransacked and he was missing some
cash, coin and personal items.
  Although,he belie...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Theft from Auto

On Tuesday, September 18 at 12:10 AM, a Bergen Street
resident noticed an unknown person had gained entry to her vehicle and stolensome personal items.  
There did not
appear to be any damage to the vehicle; which was likely left unlo...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Credit Card Theft / Fraud

On Friday, September 17 at 9:44 AM, a local business owner
reported that his credit card was used fraudulently at two Newark-basedrestaurants.  
A brief inquiry revealed
that one of his employees may have had access to his credit card...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Warrant Arrest

On Monday, September 17 at 2 AM, officers were conducting a park and walk of the Hampton Inn River Walk and observed a male, 29, of East Orange sleeping on a bench.  After a
brief interview, he was found to have an active warrant from t...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Theft from Auto - Attempted

On Sunday, September 16 at 7:30PM, Harrison Police observed
a male walking on FER Blvd North, acting suspiciously, looking into closedbusiness windows and multiple parked vehicles. 
When officers confronted him and established his identity he...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 19, 2018

DWI Arrest

On 9/16/18, at 5AM, Harrison Police arrested a Newark male, 30, for DWI.  He was discovered sleeping
behind the wheel, at the intersection of Cifelli and FER Blvd with the vehiclein drive and his foot on the brake.  Officers ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Shooting and Robbery

On September 16, 2018 at approximately 4:30 AM, Harrison
Police were dispatched to an incident at the intersection of FER Blvd andHarrison Ave involving a crashed vehicle and a man lying on the ground.  
Police response revealed that a...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Theft of Bicycle

On 9/15/18, at 1PM, a Kearny resident reported the theft of
her bicycle from the bike rack at the PATH station despite it having beensecured by a cable and lock.<_o3a_p>

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Criminal Mischief to Auto

On September 14 at 11PM, a Grant Ave resident reported that
their vehicle had been scratched by an unknown person who then rang theirdoorbell and ran from the scene.  
Anyone
with information is asked to contact the Harrison Police.<_o3a_p>

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Theft from Vehicle - Attempted

On September 15, at 1PM, a Harrison resident reported that
an unknown person had smashed the driver’s side window of his tractor which wasparked on Supor Blvd.  
It did not appear
that entry was gained or that anything was m...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Internet Fraud

On September 10, a Harrison resident reported receiving an email from Apple Support questioning a purchase she had made, indicating that it may have been in error.  They provided a ‘link’ to cancel the purchase.  Upon...

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Police Blotter