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Police & Fire

December 5, 2022

FAIR LAWN, NJ - A New York man was arrested after eluding police while they were attempting a motor vehicle stop. On Saturday, December 3 just after midnight, a Fair Lawn police officer observed a blue Mercedes Benz pass him twice on Route 4 east at Saddle River Road at a slow speed. The ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - A Ridgewood woman, Deanna Dunne, 56, had been reported missing Monday with police searching and asking the public for assistance.  Dunne was found deceased in Hawthorne, the Ridgewood Police Department reported Tuesday evening, although no location was provided.  Ridgewood ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A Thanksgiving evening crash on the Maple Avenue Route 208 overpass required a three-ambulance response. On Thursday, November 24, at approximately 9:15 p.m., EMS personnel tended to victims of a three-vehicle, head-on crash. While there were several wounded milling about at the ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Police are investigating an armed home invasion on 28th Street that occurred at approximately 9 a.m. yesterday while three individuals were in the home. One individual sustained minor injuries, police said. The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office said no further information is ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Two more reports of catalytic converter thefts occurred last week, according to police. On November 10, police responded to the Broadway Adult Day Care, 24-20 Broadway, and Friendly Auto Center, 30-09 Broadway, adjacent to Warren Point Elementary School, on separate reports of ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A 12-year-old was allegedly tackled and punched by a 13-year-old while playing at the Glen Rock High School field, according to police. The Detective Bureau is working with Glen Rock Public Schools Security in an effort to obtain any video surveillance footage which may be used ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A downed live electric power line resulted in an hours long closure of Route 208 in both directions through portions of Fair Lawn, Glen Rock, and Hawthorne on Saturday afternoon, November 12. When it fell, the energized line damaged a section of the southbound highway in Glen ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - A multi-vehicle crash involving an unmarked Glen Rock Police Department vehicle resulted in a rollover and caused a driver to be trapped in his vehicle this morning. On Tuesday, November 8, at the intersection of Paramus Road and West Grove Street, the crash sent one driver to ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - It's been 20 years and Detective Sergeant James Calaski has spent them in the streets of the borough, first on patrol and then as a detective. For as many years, Calaski has awards, with one major standout coming from the FBI "for his lead role in solving the 2015 Glen Rock ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The police chief credited Crossing Guard Manager Jennette Montgomery and her team of crossing guards for earning the "coveted" Safe Routes School Silver Award, which is due to their "commitment to traffic safety." Chief Dean Ackermann said the New Jersey Safe Routes Program gave ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Glen Rock Police responded on two mutual aid calls to assist Hawthorne Police with two "large" parties, one on Friday and the other on Saturday, about a mile apart, according to Glen Rock Police. Police Chief Dean Ackermann confirmed Glen Rock mutual aid, first on Friday, October ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A school bus transporting special needs children collided with another vehicle resulting in several non-life-threatening injuries on Tuesday morning, according to police. Police issued the bus driver a summons for failure to yield right-of-way. The New Jersey Motor Vehicle ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - There were several injuries resulting from a morning school bus accident at Maple and Highwood this morning, none life-threatening, according to police. Police issued the bus driver a summons for failure to yield right-of-way. The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission is conducting ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Police tracked down an alleged hit-and-run vehicle after the incident sent a Glen Rock man to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. On October 20, police said the resident, 48, was the victim of the hit-and-run on Rock Road, east of Main Street. The man was ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – The owner of a Mercedes was able to locate his missing car through an app, enabling him to solicit help from Bergen County Sheriff's Officers to get the car back. “Vehicle thefts are at a high in our county. It’s imperative for drivers to make sure you are in possession of your ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – Police determined it was a bullet that penetrated a window at a Harristown Road office building, an incident which closed Route 208 temporarily on Thursday afternoon. There were no injuries, police said, and it has not yet been determined what time the incident ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Fair Lawn Police responded to a Wednesday early morning two-car crash at Lincoln and Loretto Avenues where one of the cars crashed into First Eclectic American Cuisine, the second such mishap at that building in the last two years. Three individuals were hospitalized as a result ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - A motor vehicle collision at approximately 6:30 a.m. sent an SUV crashing through the front window of 112 Lincoln Avenue, First Eclectic American Cuisine.  A blue sedan's front end was completely smashed on Lincoln Avenue, while the black SUV had to be extracted from the building.  ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Police Officer Andrew Magro completed his field training and began working on his own, according to the police chief at his Borough Council ceremonial swearing-in. His 22-week basic training ended this week, Chief Dean Ackermann said on October 12. Magro received an award in ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A two-vehicle collision near the intersection of Harristown Road and Maple Avenue forced a Honda Accord into the front of the Glen Rock Food Center building in a Saturday, October 8 evening crash. An ambulance transported the driver of the Accord to the hospital with minor ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A three-car crash injured one individual at Oceanos Restaurant on Friday during an alleged hit-and-run incident. The hit-and-run crash occurred in front of Oceanos Restaurant, Saddle River Road, at approximately 6:30 p.m. Friday, September 30. There was one reported ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - More details have emerged from the incident regarding the bicyclist who was struck by an SUV, and according to the police investigation, the cyclist "pulled in front of the vehicle against the light." Several minutes prior to 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, a 14-year-old ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A juvenile bicyclist who was struck and critically injured at the intersection of Prospect Street and Grove Avenue on Saturday does not appear to have life-threatening injuries, according to police. "As of this time, the injuries do not appear to be life-threatening," said Chief ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A juvenile bicyclist was struck and critically injured at the intersection of Prospect Street and Grove Avenue early Saturday afternoon. The driver remained on the scene. The injured individual was transported by Ridgewood EMS to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center. The ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A 57-year-old Paramus man was asleep at the wheel, according to police, when he crashed into a utility pole and landed sideways. On September 15, at approximately 10 p.m., the Paramus man was driving south in a 2019 Ford 4-door vehicle on Prospect Avenue approaching Kershner ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A two-car collision sent a Fair Lawn woman to the hospital on Saturday night. The crash occurred at Maple and Glen avenues at approximately 6:15 p.m. Both vehicles were towed away on a flatbed. The injuries were non-life threatening. 

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - There was a single car rollover in Fair Lawn Thursday night that took out a utility pole, although the accident did not seem to knock out power.  The car rolled and landed with its tires on the ground. The crash occurred at Kershner Place and Prospect Street at ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - An unlicensed 16-year-old turned in front of an oncoming vehicle on Maple Avenue resulting in a three-car collision this past weekend, according to police. On September 3 at approximately 9 p.m., the 16-year-old from Wyckoff was driving a 2020 Jeep and made a turn in front of an ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Police are warning residents not to fall prey to scammers demanding Bitcoin as payment for local services. "The public is advised that no fees to any governmental entity are collected via Bitcoin," police said. "All governmental inspectors, including fire code officials, carry ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - Two men from Texas were charged with money laundering and weapons offenses in Bergen County after a traffic stop yielded more than $15,000 cash and two .9 millimeter handguns, police said. Francis Hidalgo, 23, of Missouri City, Texas, and Antonio Moreno, 23, of Stafford, ...

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