Up and running

By Ron Leir  Observer Correspondent  KEARNY –  The Kearny Police Department’s enhanced 911 emergency communications system at its South…

Just one thing after another

If you are going to block traffic by stopping your car on a relatively narrow street made even narrower by…

Video trips up alleged burglar

By Karen Zautyk  Observer Correspondent  KEARNY – Security video from a Forest St. apartment building led to the…

Notes from KPD Blotter

In a professional building on Midland Ave., near the Post Office, there used to be a business called the…

Ex-employee stole nearly 9G, cops say

A woman who had worked for a Nutley physician has been accused of stealing several thousands of dollars from…

Report: 2 women arrested, charged with soliciting prostitution at Kearny clinic

By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent KEARNY — In a professional building on Midland Ave., near the…

Bust alleged repeat drug offender

By Karen Zautyk  Observer Correspondent  KEARNY – A Kearny man, arrested in January on drug charges, was busted again…

Death was ‘self-inflicted,’ police say

BELLEVILLE –  The lifeless body of a Belleville man was found outside his house on Hill St. in the…

Cops break up narcotics operation

BLOOMFIELD – Armed with a battering ram, Essex County sheriff’s officers and Bloomfield police last week forced their way through…

Unneeded meds welcome 24/7 at HQ

Got any unneeded or out-of-date medications at home that you’ve been meaning to dispose of? Now you can do exactly that…

KPD: Axe & you shall be seized

At 4 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 1, KPD Officer Patrick Becker, responding to a report of a suspicious person lurking near…

ATM at bank compromised, police say

Something suspicious was going on at a local financial institution that prompted Nutley PD to visit on Feb. 2.…