During the period between May 11 to May 17, 2020, members of the GRPD handled 417 calls for service, the highlights of which included:
05-12-2020 - 8:29 PM – A resident on the 500 block of Doremus Avenue reported the theft of a Fuji mountain bike from his yard. The theft reportedly occurred sometime between Saturday, May 9 and Sunday, May 11.
05-12-2020 - 3:17 PM – A Glen Rock man reported discovering fraudulent activity on his debit card. One purchase was in the state of Washington and the other was declined. He has since contacted his bank and the debit card was canceled. The detective bureau is currently reviewing the matter.
05-13-2020 - 10:21 AM – A Grove Avenue resident reported the theft of her 2016 BMW from her driveway overnight. The vehicle had been unlocked and the keys were accessible. Later in the day, the vehicle was recovered by the Newark Police Department.
05-13-2020 - 11:04 AM – Following the May 6 theft of a DPW truck, the staff conducted an inventory and discovered that a seldom used older vehicle had also been stolen from the Borough Yard sometime over the last month. The vehicle was entered into NCIC as stolen.
05-14-2020 - 1:09 PM – A resident on the 400 block of Doremus Avenue reported the theft of three adult bicycles from her yard. A neighbor had witnessed this occur at approximately 12:30 PM and contacted the resident.
05-14-2020 - 4:30 PM – A 38-year-old Glen Rock man was arrested on Fair Street in Paterson by D/Sgt. James Calaski and P.O. Nick Onove as a result of an ongoing investigation into two stolen DPW vehicles, a residential burglary and several thefts around private homes near the Glen Rock DPW. The man was in possession of a stolen car out of Midland Park at the time of his arrest.
Following his arrest, the man was transported back to Glen Rock Police Headquarters where he was processed and charged with seven counts of Theft and one count each of Burglary and Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card. He was then transported to New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus due to an existing medical condition.
05-16-2020 - 11:48 AM – A Glen Rock man reported detecting fraudulent activity on one of his credit cards which originated in the State of Arizona. He subsequently notified his credit card company about the charges. This resulted in the victim being contacted by the Scottsdale, Arizona Police Department concerning an ongoing investigation into the matter. Glen Rock detectives will be following up with the Scottsdale Police Department. As of this time, the victim has not detected any other fraudulent activity on any of his accounts.