During the period between November 11 and November 17, 2019, members of the GRPD handled 182 calls for service, the highlights of which included:
11-12-2019 - 8:26 AM – A resident of West Main Street contacted police when he found a woman’s purse in his driveway. The purse was determined to belong to a neighbor on Marinus Place. When contacted the neighbor stated that she had left the purse in her unlocked vehicle overnight and she discovered that it was missing when she left for work. $100 in cash was determined to be missing, her identification and other personal items were recovered.
11-14-2019 - 10:51 PM – A store owner in the strip mall on the 800 block of Prospect Street reported confronting a trespasser on the roof of his store. The subject ran off prior to police being notified and was not located in the area. There were no signs of damage or attempted entry to the building. It appeared that the man had set up a temporary shelter on the roof of the building. The detective bureau is reviewing the matter.
11-15-2019 - 11:21 PM – Patrols, along with the Glen Rock Fire Department, responded to a fire alarm activation at Tani Sushi at 206 Rock Road. Upon arrival officers observed a heavy smoke condition visible inside the restaurant. Officers and firefighters were able to force entry to the building and found that the source was a grease fire. Assistant Fire Chief Tom Jennings and P.O. John Tarantino were able to contain and extinguish the fire before it spread, with little damage to the kitchen area. Firefighters were able to exhaust all of the smoke from the building preventing any further damage.
The owner of the business was contacted; however, he was not concerned that there had been a fire at his restaurant and refused to respond.