KPD: A formula for crime

If you see the gentleman in the photo accompanying this week’s blotter — particularly if you see him in…

Residents cautioned by cops on home burglaries: NPD blotter

The Nutley Police Department is warning residents to be wary of suspicious activity around their homes, given a higher than…

Cops thwart jewelry robber

HARRISON – Last Tuesday, Oct. 14, happened to be the birthday of a woman visiting Harrison but it was…

2 adults found dead

BELLEVILLE –  Police are investigating what they characterized as a murder-suicide in Belleville. Katherine Carter, spokeswoman for the Essex…

Arrest in sex case & more: NPD blotter

BELLEVILLE – A local man has been arrested on charges of sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a…

3rd swastika suspect charged

KEARNY –  The third member of a Belleville trio suspected in the vandalism of vehicles at a Kearny trucking…

Assault suspect

NORTH ARLINGTON –  A 44-year-old North Arlington man has been arrested for child endangerment after “repeatedly striking” a borough 6-yearold, Bergen…

Another wake-up call by KPD

Readers of the Kearny police blotter will recall that last week’s reports included that of a township man taken…

23-year-old Nutley man charged with sexually assaulting 14-year-old girl

A 23-year-old Nutley man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting and endangering the welfare…

NAPD: Don’t fall for phone scams

North Arlington residents have reported to police that they’ve received phone calls, mail and email from people…

Out as police director

By Ron Leir  Observer Correspondent  LYNDHURST –  For the past nine years, in deference to his lengthy prior…

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…