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Spotswood Police Department Completes Raid That Saves Christmas

Watch the Spotswood Police Department's raid that captured the Grinch and his holiday-stealing Villain Gang. Credits: Spotswood Police Department
The Spotswood Police Department's youngest officer, Trent Powers is on the job keeping the borough's holiday spirit alive. Credits: Photo Courtesy of Spotswood Police Department's Facebook Page

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Police Department pulled off a major raid at Spotswood High School this week that saved Christmas once again for borough residents. Acting on intelligence reports, a team of SWAT Elves led by the department's youngest officer, Trent Powers conducted the raid in the school's boiler room, apprehending four of the biggest Christmas haters around.

The Grinch, Scrooge, Krampas and the Abominable Snowman were all taken into custody without incident. All four are charged with various degrees of naughtiness that range from impersonating Santa, stealing presents, happiness and even snow. Currently, the Grinch and his villain gang are being held at the Spotswood Police Department.

However, the SPD is asking for residents assistance in helping to grow the Grinch's notoriously small heart and bring the holiday spirit to his fellow Christmas haters.

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Chief Michael Zarro and the officers of the Spotswood Police Department are calling all Spotswood residents, especially those that have an abundance of holiday spirit to help them restore the Grinch's Villain Gang's faith and joy in the holiday season. The department has received reliable intelligence that holiday cards, candies,hugs and high fives will help to melt those frozen Christmas spirits.

On Friday, December 15, the Spotswood Police Department's special unit of SWAT Elves will be escorting the Grinch, Krampas, Scrooge and the Abominable Snowman around the borough, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The SPD has posted a Google map for residents wanting to show the Grinch and his naughty pals the true meaning of Christmas. Concerned Christmas lovers can also email questions, comments or statements directly to the SWAT Elves at


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