12/21/2019 8:22 pm Driving While Intoxicated: Sgt. Sean Macys initiated a motor vehicle stop on Route 4 at Paramus Road and arrested the operator, Joseph Langenstein, age 34 of Hawthorne, after he failed a roadside sobriety test. He was released to a family member after being charged with careless driving, failure to possess an insurance card, driving while intoxicated and refusal to submit to a breath test.
12/23/2019 10:55 am Wanted Person: P.O. Luis Vasquez observed two suspicious males on 1st Street at Bellair Avenue who separated when they noticed his presence. He stopped and arrested Jeffrey Hernandez, age 28 of Paterson, after Hernandez gave a false name to the officer. Det. Paul Donohue stopped the second male, Emmanuel Bernard, age 29 of Paterson, on Morlot Avenue and arrested him after locating an arrest warrant out of Fair Lawn for $658.
Hernandez was released after being charged with hindering apprehension. Bernard was sent to Bergen County Jail.
12/31/2019 1:24 am Narcotics: P.O. Brad Pindyck approached a parked, occupied vehicle in Dunkerhook Park and arrested Damien Rongo, age 20 of Fair Lawn, after marijuana was discovered inside the vehicle. Another occupant, Daniel Ching, age 19 of Fair Lawn, was arrested after he was observed attempting to toss a bag of marijuana to the ground. Both were released after being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.