Press Release March 4th, 2020
There have been a rash of scams and attempted scams reported of late. Please be aware that no official government agency, local or federal, or any utility company will request payments in gift cards or bit coins. If you receive one of these phone calls, hang up and locate the real number for the “Agency” calling you and call it back or call the New Providence Police Department so this can be confirmed.
2/18- Patrolman Andrew Lynch arrested Anthony Alers, 27, of Mine Hill for Possession of Marijuana 50g or Less and Possession of Paraphernalia. The arrests stemmed from a police response to an incident on Third St. Mr. Alers was processed and released pending a future court appearance.
2/23- Patrolman Jeffrey Bruder arrested Tanisha Pediford, 21, of Newark on an active warrant out of Hillside. The arrest stemmed from a motor vehicle stop on Mountain Av. Ms. Pediford was released on her own recognizance pending a future court appearance.