During the period between August 26 and September 1, 2019 members of the GRPD handled 201 calls for service, the highlights of which included:
08-27-2019 - 1:50 AM – A Glen Rock woman reported that her TD Bank checking account had been hacked resulting in three fraudulent transactions totalling $2,477.06. The bank’s fraud department has closed the account and the detective bureau is currently reviewing the matter.
08-28-2019 - 12:50 PM – Patrols were dispatched to an office building located at 11 Harristown Road on a reported theft. An employee reported that her wallet, containing $100 in cash and credit cards, had been taken from her purse under her desk. Prior to the theft a male subject had been observed in the waiting room and he was gone following the theft. The subject was described only as a white male in his mid-40’s with short hair and a slight beard.
08-28-2019 - 6:05 PM – D/Sgt. Jim Calaski and Det. Lucas Doney arrested a 32-year-old Bloomingdale man for receiving stolen property. The actor had purchased $536 worth of alcohol and cigarettes, using a stolen credit card, from Bottle King Liquors on Prospect Street on July 30th, 2019. An arrest warrant had been issued on August 15th, however, the actor remained a fugitive until Glen Rock Detectives were able to locate him with the assistance of Bloomingdale Police. The actor was processed at Glen Rock Police HQ and was transported to the Bergen County Jail pending an appearance before Central Judicial Processing in Superior Court. He is also being held on an active criminal warrant out of Livingston.
08-29-2019 - 6:21 PM – A Glen Rock couple reported that they had fallen victim to a “Secret Shopper” scam. A fraudulent company calling itself Campus Consulting sent the couple a check for $ 1,970 and instructed them to purchase eight eBay gift cards at $200 each and to keep the remaining amount as their commission. When they were asked to text pictures of the gift cards showing the card numbers the couple became suspicious and contacted police. D/Sgt. Jim Calaski and Sgt. Greg Carter were able to work with eBay representatives to freeze the cards and transfer them back to the victims.
08-30-2019 - 11:21 AM – An Englewood woman reported that her unlocked vehicle was entered while it was parked overnight on Cedar Street. Taken from the vehicle were a box of 100 latex gloves and a bottle of water.