During the period between July 16 to July 22, 2018 members of the GRPD handled 281 calls for service, the highlights of which included:
July 18 - 4:08 PM – The owner of a rental home on Ferndale Avenue reported that an antique safe was missing from the property after his prior tenant moved out. The former tenant, who now resides out of state, claimed not to be in possession of the safe. A follow-up with the moving company contracted by the tenant is pending.
July 18 - 8:14 PM – The Lodi Police Department detained a 36-year-old Lodi woman wanted on a criminal warrant issued by the Glen Rock Municipal Court. The woman was taken into custody by D/Sgt. Jim Calaski and Det. Lucas Doney who transported her to the Bergen County Jail.
July 19 - As part of an ongoing investigation, the detective bureau and patrol division followed up on suspicious activity detected in the area of Grove Avenue and Forest Road. It was determined that an unlocked Honda parked on Grove Avenue overnight had been entered and rummaged through, but no items appear to have been taken. Any residents who observed anything or believe that their vehicles may have been entered are asked to call the GRPD Detective Bureau at 201-670-3948 or 201-670-3947.
July 20 - 1:55 PM – A Glen Rock resident reported that his check in the amount of $815.52 had been mailed to Prudential Insurance via his financial advisor’s Fair Lawn office. When his financial advisor learned that the check had not been received by Prudential he immediately notified the complainant who followed up with his bank. Chase Bank confirmed that the check had in fact been cashed via another bank. Both banks are following up on the transactions at this time. The detective bureau is reviewing the matter.
July 20 - 2:18 PM – Patrols were dispatched to Beekman Wines & Liquors to investigate a possible credit card fraud attempt. An adult male attempted to purchase $204.95 worth of liquor using a series of four credit cards which were declined. Upon the fourth attempt the store manager noticed that the credit card was in the name of a female. The manager then halted the transaction and declined to accept a fifth credit card in the man’s possession. The subject left the store prior to police being notified. Video surveillance footage from the store will be made available to detectives for review.
July 21 - 11:17 AM – A Glen Rock woman reported returning from vacation to find a letter in the mail from a bank in Delaware concerning a checking account opened in her name. Upon contacting the bank, she learned that a block had been placed on the account due to suspected fraudulent activity. At this juncture there are no funds in the account and no fraudulent activity has been detected on her active bank accounts.
July 21 - 2:49 PM – The New York City Police Department reported that a vehicle stolen from the driveway of a Dunham Place residence had been recovered by their officers. The vehicle was recovered during the course of an arrest made by officers in Queens at the 112th Pct. The owners have been notified where they can claim their vehicle. Detectives are reviewing the arrest with the NYPD as part of ongoing stolen vehicle investigations in progress throughout northern Bergen County.