Forensic Evidence Aids in Arson Arrest

Shortly after midnight on January 13th, 2019 members of the Watervliet Police & Fire Departments were dispatched to 313 19th Street for a report of a structure fire. Upon their arrival, first responders discovered a significant fire on the back porch of the occupied building, which contained two storefronts and several apartments. Watervliet Police Officers

Female Arrested Following One-Night Crime Spree

Female Arrested Following One-Night Crime Spree The Watervliet Police Department received numerous reports of vehicles that had been damaged or ransacked during the early morning hours of Thursday, March 26th, 2020. With the assistance of the community, the Watervliet Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Unit was able to identify the perpetrator as GINA F. GREGIO age


The members of the Watervliet Police Department are working around the clock to continue to monitor the recent outbreak of COVID-19. The WPD will be taking additional steps to ensure the health and safety of the community while continuing to provide quality law enforcement services. The following steps will be implemented immediately: -Access to Watervliet

WPD Warns Public of a Recent Internet Scam

On February 29th, 2020 a city resident advised the Watervliet Police Department of a potential internet scam. The resident had signed up for an online “secret shopper research survey”. This “research survey” involves the participant receiving a fraudulent check in the mail along with detailed instructions how to complete this survey. Potential participants are promised