During the period between November 26 to December 2, 2018 members of the GRPD handled 290 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

Nov. 27 - 5:47 PM –  During the course of a motor vehicle stop on Lincoln Avenue, P.O. T.J. Graziani arrested a 37-year-old Florida, NY man for possession of two bricks of heroin (approximately 100 bags), a zip-lock baggie containing cocaine, as well as a small amount of marijuana.  Also found in the driver’s possession were numerous glassine bags and a small wooden box all containing suspected narcotics residue

The man was transported to police headquarters where he was processed and charged with possession of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on his own recognizance pending an appearance before Central Judicial Processing at Superior Court in Hackensack on December 7th.

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He was also issued traffic summonses for driving with a suspended license, failure to signal turn, failure to maintain lamps, violation of non-resident touring privileges, and operation of a motor vehicle while in possession of narcotics.  

Nov. 27 - 6:40 PM – As a result of an investigation conducted in cooperation with the Montvale Police Department, Det. Lucas Doney arrested a 41-year-old Glen Rock woman for forgery and theft by deception.  The investigation, initially begun by Montvale Detectives, determined that the woman had received a check in the amount of $ 1,250 payable to both herself and her ex-husband, now a Montvale resident. She subsequently forged his name and cashed the check without his knowledge and failed to provide him with his share of the funds. The act occurred in Glen Rock during 2015 but was only recently discovered.

The woman was processed and released on her own recognizance pending an appearance before Central Judicial Processing at Superior Court in Hackensack on December 7.

Dec. 1 - 4:29 AM – During the course of investigating a motor vehicle accident at the Harristown Road off ramp from Route 208 North, P.O. John Tarantino arrested a 31-year-old Hawthorne woman for DWI. An investigation determined the woman had failed to maintain her lane while exiting the highway and struck a utility pole on Harristown Road.

She was transported to Police HQ where she was processed and charged with DWI. She was also issued summonses for reckless driving and unsafe lane change.  

The driver was released to the custody of a sober adult and her vehicle was impounded in accordance with the provision of John’s Law.