17 heists & 19 years

By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent NEWARK – A Newark man who committed 17 armed robberies, including heists in Kearny,…

‘Candy bar’ suspect arrested: NPD blotter

A young Nutley man has been arrested as the suspected intruder who surprised an elderly woman in her apartment on…

Ugly symbol of bigotry

Two Belleville men were arrested last week for allegedly vadalizing vehicles at a Kearny trucking company. The owner of the company…

Postman charged in check thefts

By Ron Leir  Observer Correspondent  A U.S. Postal Service letter carrier has been charged with stealing more than $20,000…

UPDATE: 21-year-old Nutley man charged with breaking into elderly woman’s apartment

Above: Stephen Nemec A 21-year-old Nutley man has been arrested and charged with burglary after police…

Baubles, bangles & bail

By Karen Zautyk  Observer Correspondent  KEARNY –  “It was,” said Kearny Police Chief John Dowie, “like following a…

KPD blotter: Amend to that

A man with an apparent affection for the U.S. Constitution, but not perhaps for DWI laws, was arrested last week…

So ‘hungry’ for news, he takes a whole bundle, cops say

An East Orange man has been booked as a serial newspaper stealer in Nutley. On Sept. 30, Hertilus Duvelsaint, 57,…

Harrison police blotter

Sept. 29  Two shipments delivered by UPS on different days to a residence in the 300 block of…

Now she can bank on prison

By Karen Zautyk  Observer Correspondent  HARRISON –  A 35-year-old Harrison woman who robbed three banks over a three-week span…

He preyed on dementia victim

BLOOMFIELD –  A routine traffic stop by Bloomfield police earlier this year played a role in the investigation of, and…

KPD drug busts: It’s all relative

Two Harrison men were arrested separately on drug charges last week, one while he was driving into the town, one…