News Flash

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.
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Posted on: October 2, 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 18years and older at the HARRISON SENIOR CENTER located at 221-223 Harrison Ave.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018 FROM 6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

PLEASE BRING ID
AN...

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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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Home - Whats going on News Flash
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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News Flash

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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