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Armed Police Officers in Fair Lawn Elementary Schools a Possibility

April 18, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Pushback is abounding over the Board of Education’s proposal to place armed retired police officers in the district’s elementary schools for added safety measures in the wake of the Parkland Shooting.

At a work session Monday, April 16 that included council members Gail Rottenstrich and Josh Reinitz, Fair Lawn Police Chief Glen Cauwels explained to a ...

Glen Rock Residents Hit with "Secret Shopper" Scam

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Two residents were victims of a "secret shopper" scam, according to police, in which they were asked to "evaluate a wire transfer process" for a supposed Walmart shopper program.

On April 3 and 4, two separate people reported the scams to police. 

In the first incident on April 3, a woman reported to the police that she had been the victim of a ...

Employee Allegedly Assaults Radburn Restaurant Owner Over Cleaning Dispute

FAIR LAWN, NJ - An employee at Biagios Pasta & Pizza, 23-14 Fair Lawn Avenue, allegedly struck the owner with a spatula over a dispute about his duties.

Last night, April 4, at approximately 9 p.m., the owner of Biagios told his employee Danaury Rodriguez, "that he had to clean," according to police.

Rodriguez, 39, of Paterson, and the owner began ...

"UDrive. UText. UPay." Locally Enforced Through April 21

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Law enforcement officers throughout the state will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s "UDrive. UText. UPay." enforcement campaign, according to law enforcement officials.

"Almost 10 percent of car accident deaths are caused by distracted driving," Glen Rock Councilman Skip Huisking said on March ...

Glen Rock Council President and Police Officer Honored During Women's History Month

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Glen Rock Borough Council President Kristine Morieko and Glen Rock Police Officer Annamarie Mattina were among those honored March 27, when Bergen County Executive James J. Tedesco III and the Board of Chosen Freeholders presented “Women’s History Month: Nevertheless She Persisted 2018”.

Officer Mattina has been a member of the Glen Rock Police Force ...

Bring Funny Memories of Mary Ann Collura to Memorial Event: April 17

FAIR LAWN, NJ - On the 15-year memorial of Police Officer Mary Ann Collura's death during the line of duty, Police Chaplain David Boone is asking those attending to "bring their funny memories."

The annual memorial service is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 17 at the Fair Lawn Municipal Building where there is a statue and memorial area in the front of the building. In case ...

Update: Woman Who Landed on Prospect Street Property, Asleep at Wheel, Identified

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The 47-year-old Rockaway woman who allegedly drove up onto the lawn of a home on Prospect Street, according to police, where she was found asleep and in possession of drug paraphernalia, has been identified as Kelley J. Hoskins. 

On March 16 at 5:47 a.m., police responded to a 9-1-1 call from a passing motorist using a cell phone at Prospect Street by Locust ...

Glen Rock Kilroy's Employee Accused of Stealing Close to $18K from Register

GLEN ROCK, NJ - A 26-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly stealing approximately $18,000 from the store cash register, according to police.

Erin G. Marciniak, 26, a cashier at the store, was arrested for suspicion of theft of cash at Kilroy's Wonder Market on March 14, Chief Dean Ackermann said. 

During an investigation that began on March 9, Marciniak was identified by ...

40 Postal Boxes Tampered With in Bergen County Area: Glen Rock Police

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The U.S. Postal Inspection Service notified Glen Rock detectives that the postal box at De Boer Drive and Harristown Road had been broken into sometime overnight in the early hours of March 14, according to police.

"As of this time, the Postal Service has not been able to determine how many letters were taken," Chief Dean Ackermann said.

U.S. Postal Inspectors ...

While Another Storm Looms Tonight, Glen Rock Police and Fire Recap Last Week's Response

GLEN ROCK, NJ - While another storm is rolling in this evening with rain and snow in the forecast, the Glen Rock Police Department reviewed its storm coverage of last week when, at the height of the storm on March 7, they responded to 79 calls.

Last Wednesday, during the second nor'easter in less than two weeks, "patrols responded to 79 calls for service with the Fire Department ...

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