During the period between July 22 and July 28, 2019 members of the GRPD handled 265 calls for service, the highlights of which included:
07-22-2019 -- 04:52 AM – Officers located a highly intoxicated man lying unconscious on Rock Road near Valley Road. The subject was identified by officers as a Glen Rock man in his early 20’s. Efforts to contact his family were unsuccessful. He was transported to Valley Hospital in Ridgewood for medical care.
07-22-2019 -- 8:48 AM – The manager of the CVS reported that a white male in his 30’s had shoplifted approximately $100 worth of Red bull and left the store. Video surveillance footage was provided, and a possible suspect has been identified by detectives. The investigation is ongoing.
07-22-2019 -- 10:52 AM – Officers were dispatched to Beekman Wines & Liquor on Rock Road where the manager reported that a male subject had just shoplifted a bottle of vodka and fled the store. Following a B-O-L-O radio broadcast providing the actor’s description Ridgewood P.O. Miguel Torres-Lopez located a possible suspect on Hudson Street in Ridgewood holding a bottle of vodka. P.O. Matt Stanislao was able to positively identify the actor based upon video surveillance images from the store and placed the subject, a 48-year-old Wyckoff man, under arrest. The actor was transported to Glen Rock Police Headquarters where he was processed and released on his own recognizance pending an appearance in Glen Rock Municipal Court.
07-22-2019 -- 2:04 PM – A 19-year-old Glen Rock man reported that he had sold computer equipment to a California man via e-Bay. The buyer subsequently wished to return the equipment and obtain a refund. The Glen Rock man agreed to the refund, however, upon receiving the return the equipment was reportedly damaged, and an item was missing. A review by the detective bureau determined that this is a civil matter, not a criminal matter. It was recommended to the complainant that he attempt to resolve the matter through eBay support services and open a case with them regarding the incident. eBay provides buyer and seller protection policies for matters of this nature. The Glen Rock Police Department has no jurisdiction in this type of business dispute.
07-22-2019 -- 3:56 PM – A Glen Rock woman reported detecting unauthorized charges on her Capital One credit card. She contacted Capital One who reversed the charges and closed the account. This had occurred on July 12th. On July 22nd she received a notification from the UPS store in Saddle Brook that a package had arrived there in her name. When she went to the store, she learned from the store employee that a male party with a fake out of state driver’s license had attempted to pick up the package. The store employee became suspicious and did not release the package to him. The detective bureau is currently reviewing this matter.
07-23-2019 -- 1:45 PM – A Glen Rock woman was contacted by the fraud department of American Express regarding suspicious activity on her account. She was able to confirm that two transactions totaling $1,184 were in fact unauthorized. According to American Express the transactions had occurred via J.Crew.com. The charges were reversed by American Express and the compromised account was closed. Subsequently the complainant received an email for J. Crew that one of the on-line orders had been shipped to an address in Fairview, NJ. The detective bureau is currently reviewing this matter.
07-26-2019 -- 1:23 PM – A Glen Court resident reporting that she was missing a bag containing jewelry from her apartment. She believed that the jewelry went missing on July 17th and she has since been unable to locate the jewelry which had been contained in a bag. She was unable to provide a specific inventory of the items. Glen Courts management is in the process of providing video surveillance footage from the hallway outside of her apartment for review.
07-26-2019 -- Following a two-month investigation into the May 29th, 2019 burglary of the Dunkin Donuts on Prospect Street D/Sgt. Jim Calaski signed burglary and theft complaints against a 45-year-old Staten Island, NY man. The proceeds of the burglary, a safe containing just over $2,300 in cash, had previously been recovered by Glen Rock Detectives in Jersey City. The actor is currently in the custody of the New York City Department of Corrections at Rikers Islands. His extradition is pending resolutions of criminal charges in New York.
07-28-2019 -- 1:23 PM – The Morris County Sheriff’s Department detained a 23-year-old Paterson man wanted by the Glen Rock Municipal Court on an active criminal warrant. Unable to post $500 bail the man was taken into custody by Sgt. Rob Wojtecki and P.O. John Tarantino who transported him to the Bergen County Jail.