Police & Fire

Spotswood Police Department Grows The Grinch's Heart

The Grinch was thwarted once again by the Spotswood Police Department, learning the true meaning of the holiday season. Credits: Dawn Miller
Children of all ages enjoyed posing for pictures with the Grinch and wishing him and his Christmas-hating gang a Merry Christmas. Credits: Rose Marie Aiello
Blue Santa and his SWAT Elves made sure that the Grinch and his gang didn't spoil the holiday season for the borough. Credits: Dawn Miller
The holiday spirit is alive and well in Spotswood as folks came out on December 21 to show the Grinch that Christmas isn't found at the mall. Credits: Dawn Miller

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Grinch and his Christmas-hating gang were poised to ruin the holidays for the borough. That is until Blue Santa and his SWAT Elves saved the day. However, the Spotswood Police Department didn't stop there. In the true spirit of the holiday season, Blue Santa and his SWAT Elves tried to bring the Christmas spirit to the Grinch, Krampas, Scrooge and the Abominable Snowman last night.

The Grinch and his gang were taken on a tour of Spotswood where they were greeted by residents full of holiday cheer in an attempt to grow the mean one's too-small heart. He is after all more than 800 years old and needs a bit of a reminder now that Cindy Lou is all grown up.

Their mission was a success as children of all ages and grownups too stopped by to bring the Grinch and his gang some holiday cheer. They received candy canes, cards and more from folks that weren't bothered at all by the chilly December evening as they poised for pictures and exchanged holiday greetings with neighbors, friends and classmates.

In the spirit of Cindy Lou Who, the Grinch was once again reminded that the holiday doesn't come from the mall. "Perhaps, Christmas means just a little bit more!"



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