During the period between June 24 and June 30, 2019, members of the GRPD handled 301 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

06-25-2019 - 12:14 PM – A Hudson Place resident reported that on the morning of June 24th they discovered that one of their vehicles had a flat tire. When a AAA road service arrived at their home to change the tire, the tow operator pointed out that it appeared the resident’s tire had been slashed. It is believed that this occurred while the vehicle was parked in the driveway overnight. There are no known witnesses nor was any video surveillance footage available at the home or nearby residences.  

06-25-2019 - 3:14 PM – A Glen Rock woman reported discovering fraudulent activity on both her Bank of America and Chase Bank debit cards. A total of $506 in unauthorized withdrawals were made from her accounts. One of the transactions occurred at the Bank of America on Rock Road on the evening of June 22. The other transactions have not yet been identified by the bank. The detective bureau is currently reviewing the matter.  

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06-26-2019 - 1:16 PM – As a result of a three-week investigation into a package theft, which occurred on Dunham Place, Det. Lucas Doney arrested a 20-year-old Ridgewood man for theft.  The man was identified with the assistance of P.O. Holdsworth of the Saddle River Police Department following a motor vehicle stop in that jurisdiction. Det. Doney and P.O. Holdsworth were able to confirm the actor’s identity by comparing video images from the victim’s Ring door bell system and images from the officer’s patrol vehicle dashcam system.    

The Ridgewood man was processed at police headquarters and released on his own recognizance pending an appearance in Glen Rock Municipal Court on July 9th, 2019.  

06-28-2019 - 10:48 PM – During the course of investigating a motor vehicle accident on Route 208 North P.O. Will Holguin determined that the driver, a 39-year-old Fair Lawn woman was intoxicated. The woman declined medical care and was transported to police headquarters where she was processed and charged with DWI. She was later transported to New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus after it was determined that medical care was needed. Her vehicle was towed from the highway and impounded in accordance with John’s Law.  

06-29-2019 - 11:29 AM – A 2018 Audi stolen on June 9th from a Central Avenue home was recovered by the Newark Police Department. The vehicle was heavily damaged and had no wheels according to the information received. The vehicle owner was notified and will be contacting his insurance company. No further information was available from the Newark Police Department at the time of the recovery.  The Detective Bureau will be following up with the Newark PD.