Police & Fire

November 7, 2018

PATERSON, NJ - A 20-year-old Fair Lawn man was charged with drug trafficking on Main Street in Paterson during an incident in which police officers were assaulted by a Paterson man, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik. On Nov. 5, detectives from the Passaic County Sheriff’s ...

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The members of Glen Rock PBA Local #110 with the support of Chief Dean Ackermann, will be participating in No-Shave November. The goal of No-Shave November is to grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose, and letting it grow wild and free, according to Glen Rock ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A man narrowly avoided injury Saturday morning when a passing motorist who failed to move right or slow down struck a Department of Transportation truck, sending an apparent DOT work crew member rolling into the path of an oncoming car, as seen in the attached police video. "The ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A Hawthorne resident was charged with stalking today, according to Glen Rock police. An individual with the same address and name, and seemingly the same photo, was charge with the same offense in December 2017, according to reports from police to TapInto. Christopher J. Greig, ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A construction worker received a head injury yesterday after falling 25 feet into the Glen Toyota car dealership off Route 208 through a roof skylight, according to police. On Sunday, Oct. 14 at noon, Fair Lawn Police responded to Glen Toyota, 23-07 Maple Avenue, after a ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A 76-year-old driver attempting to park in the angled parking spots near the front of Francesca's Pizza, hit the gas pedal instead of the brake, driving the vehicle through the front wall and window of the popular Rock Road restaurant, according to police. On Wednesday, Oct. 3 at ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A Paterson man was arrested and charged with burglary and theft after a Sunderland Drive resident reported he and another male knocked on her door, and she spied him leaving the backyard of her neighbor's home. On Thursday, Sept. 27 at approximately 1 p.m., Fair Lawn Police found ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - There will be a "large" funeral procession and funeral for Fair Lawn Police Officer Edward J. Egan tomorrow, Saturday, September 15 at the Van Riper Ellis Church located at Morlot Avenue and River Road, 7-01 River Road, beginning at 12 Noon until 8 p.m.  Police officers and ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - An altercation at Fair Lawn's Promenade on Route 208 that went viral on the Internet has been resolved after a meeting at Borough Hall, led by Fair Lawn Police and the mayor. No charges have been filed. According to a police report, on Aug. 5 at 6:10 p.m., Fair Lawn ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Police are investigating a possible case of mistaken identity...of a store location. On Sept. 7 at 3:40 p.m., an 87-year-old Fair Lawn woman reported she left a Movado watch on consignment at a store in the Rock Road Central Business District, according to police. When she ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A Glen Rock 14-year-old's abduction ended in the arrest of the parent, Karin Wolf, 46, in Torrington, Connecticut, according to police. The Glen Rock teen, who was located and found to be in good health, police said, is currently being cared for by the Connecticut Department of ...

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September marks the official 100th Anniversary of the Glen Rock Police Department.   "I wish to recognize Rick Van Rumpt of Glen Rock TV who work with the GRPD and the GR Historical Society to produce this anniversary video [attached below]," Police Chief Dean ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A routine end-of-summer police checkpoint yielded 35 tickets, including an arrest for marijuana and two unsafe vehicle impound On Wed., Aug. 29 between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., the Glen Rock Police Department, in conjunction with the NJ State Motor Vehicle Commission, held a vehicle ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - A Nutley man is facing charges related to drug paraphernalia possession and was turned over to Fair Lawn police following a routine motor vehicle stop last week in Hawthorne. On the afternoon of August 29, Hawthorne Police pulled over a red Honda Odyssey for motor vehicle ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A 43-year-old Hackensack man was arrested after complaints of a suspicious person looking into car windows midday in a River Road parking lot, police said. On Aug. 30, at 2:14 p.m., police responded to the parking lot of Chase Bank, 13-51 River Road, after a report of a ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - One of the most critical elements in school safety is getting our community’s children to and from school safely. The Glen Rock Police Department assigns School Crossing Guards at twenty key locations to assist children going to and from our schools. While the primary role of a ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A 51-year-old male's leg was trapped beneath a pallet of marble weighing more than 6,000 pounds last week at ICM Stoneworks warehouse on Wagaraw Road, according to police On Aug. 21, at approximately 10 a.m., Fair Lawn Police, Rescue, Fire, EMS and Valley Hospital Paramedics ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A 19-year-old Fair Lawn woman struck a 64-year-old motorcyclist Friday evening, sending the man to the hospital where is reportedly in stable condition, according to police. On Aug. 24 just after 10 p.m., police determined in a preliminary investigation that the female driver of ...

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Editor's Note: Salary for Special Class 1 Officers was added to the bottom of the story. GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Police Department beefed-up their ranks this week, adding a chaplain and two special class officers, along with a promotion from within. Father Sean Manson was sworn in as ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – Lieutenant Christopher Mc Inerney of the Glen Rock Police Department was honored at Wednesday's Borough Council meeting for 20 years of service to the town. Mc Inerney, a member of the Glen Rock Police Department since Aug. 1, 1998, was recognized by proclamation and the ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The borough hired four Special Class 3 officers who will be working in Fair Lawn Schools beginning in September. Mike Figueroa, Tom Smith, Rafael Marcano and Bryan DiPasquale will be joining four other officers who started last school year as Special Class 3 officers, all of ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The borough added 16-year veteran police officer Miguel Cruz to its force last evening as his family and fellow officers from Paterson attended the swearing-in ceremony in support.  Cruz, 37, came from the Paterson Police Department where he was a K-9 officer, a member of ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - On his way home from a court appearance for doorstep package theft, a Fair Lawn resident allegedly broke into several cars along Warburton Avenue. On August 9, at approximately 5 p.m., Hawthorne Police arrested Michael Brindamour, 40, from Fair Lawn, for the break-in of a red ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ –  An "alert" Harding Road resident helped foil a cell phone thief who police apprehended with eight stolen cell phones in his possession, according to police. On Aug. 7, the Harding Road resident received a FedEx package delivered to his home with someone else’s name on it just ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ  - The borough is hosting the "Annual National Night Out" unique crime/drug prevention event TONIGHT, Aug. 9, sponsored by the Fair Lawn Police Department in cooperation with the Fair Lawn Recreation Department.   The event is scheduled for TONIGHT, Thursday, August 9 from 7 p.m.

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - No good Samaritans in the case of four trespassers who scaled the Glen Rock Memorial Pool fence and called 9-1-1 when one of them was injured. On Aug. 1 at approximately 3:30 a.m., police responded to a 9-1-1 call concerning an injured person at the pool. Officers located four ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A 40-year-old Fair Lawn man's gun discharged while showing it to a 49-year-old Paterson man, injuring himself and the acquaintance, according to police. On Saturday, Aug. 4 at approximately 10 p.m., the gun owner was showing his .380 caliber Beretta semiautomatic handgun to his ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The "10K or You Die" Columbia Bank robber was captured yesterday in Paterson while walking near his residence, according to police. The robbery occurred on July 13. On Aug. 1, police were able to identify and arrest Jose Cuevas, 22, of Paterson, on East 28th Street in Paterson ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ -- A longtime tradition at Fair Lawn Public Schools is the Extended School Year (ESY) at Westmoreland School. The ESY celebrated with Community Helper’s Week with a visit from the Fair Lawn Fire Department, Fair Lawn Police Department and Fair Lawn Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc.

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FAIR LAWN/GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Fair Lawn and Glen Rock Fire Departments will be hosting a Citizen’s Fire Academy, a six-week evening class beginning Oct. 2 that will give participants a chance to see what firefighting is all about.   The class is open to all Fair Lawn and Glen Rock residents ages ...

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