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Police & Fire

December 4, 2021

NUTLEY, NJ - Missing teen Morgan Panzer has been located and is safe, according to the Nutley Police Department. Panzer was reported missing at approximately 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. She was in Paramus at the time attending classes at Bergen Community College.  Panzer is a graduate ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Bergen County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help locate missing person Morgan Panzer, last seen Dec. 1 at Bergen Community College in Paramus.  Panzer was reported missing at approximately 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. The Bergen County Sheriff reports that she ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Parents of Nutley High School Class of 2021's Morgan Panzer took to social media Wednesday night to report that the 19-year-old is missing.  Panzer is reported to have been last seen by her parents around 9 a.m. Wed. Dec. 1 when she was dropped off at Bergen Community ...

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NEW JERSEY – Don't enjoy too much holiday cheer in a glass and get behind the wheel of a car this season. That's essentially the message of the Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety as the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” holiday campaign gets ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A Rochelle Park man was arrested for attempting to kill a 79-year-old man at a Plaza Road business, according to police. Mohammad Ramadan, 34, "attempted to kill" the man, "with a wooden baton," police said, on Tuesday, November 23 at approximately 2:44 p.m. The address of the ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark police officer has been charged with reckless vehicular homicide, desecrating human remains and related charges for hitting a pedestrian on the Garden State Parkway, according to authorities.  Newark Police Officer Louis Santiago, 25, of Bloomfield, was charged on Wednesday ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A jackknifed tractor trailer tanker on Route 208 southbound at Harristown Road at approximately 4 p.m. Monday, November 8 closed the roadway for several hours while cleanup crews tended to a fuel spill. According to Glen Rock police, a fuel truck had struck the back of a "truck ...

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Prosecutor Musella states that charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. PARAMUS, NJ - A River Edge nurse practitioner, who worked at a Paramus medical facility, was charged with drug-related ...

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Prosecutor Musella states the charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - A Florida man has been charged in child pornography incidents that targeted at least one individual, and police are ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — Somehow, a kitty got stuck on a ledge of the Home Goods store roof at Bergen Town Center early Wednesday afternoon, according to police. It was the fire department to the rescue, though, which used a ladder to reach the kitty and removed it from the ledge. Unfortunately, kitty ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — A Newark man was arrested for his participation in the armed carjacking at the Garden State Plaza Shopping Center on September 14, according to police. Curtis L Brinson, 44, was arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit armed carjacking and with being an accomplice to the ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — A picture perfect day was not so great for at least two drivers who crashed on Paramus Road at the off ramp for the Garden State Parkway across from the entrance to the Garden State Mall, which is mostly closed on Sundays.  

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HALEDON, NJ - The Haledon Police Department said on Monday, September 20, at 8:27 p.m., Police Officer Jeffrey Welsh attempted to stop a silver Honda Odyssey minivan on Cliff Street for allegedly speeding and failing to use a turn signal.  With lights flashing and sirens sounding, the police said ...

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Bergen County Prosecutor Musella stated any charges are merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. FAIR LAWN, NJ — A Fort Lee man was charged with homicide in the death of a Fair Lawn man who was struck by a car after he ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — A carjacking at the Garden State Plaza has ended with police locating the victims' Mercedes after they were held up at gunpoint last night, according to the police chief. Two 30-year-old males from Jersey City were held up at gunpoint on Tuesday, September 14 for their 2020 ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — A Somerset man has been charged with production and possession of child pornography and arrested in Paramus, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of David Chapinski, 41, yesterday, August 31, after an investigation ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - A Paterson man was arrested for eluding police, possession of drugs and assault on a police officer, according to Chief Kenneth Ehrenberg. On August 24 just after midnight, Washington Township Police Department notified Paramus Police that a suspect vehicle had fled from a motor ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — A rolled-over Tanis concrete mixer truck in Paramus ended with non-life-threatening injuries, in spite of traumatic photos, according to emergency services on the scene. The truck rolled on the off-ramp from route 4 east to 17 north in Paramus just after 1 p.m. on Monday, August ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - From information booths to police and emergency vehicles, and even a helicopter landing, locals can meet their neighbors at the borough's National Night Out, an annual event that will take place tonight, August 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will take place at 116 East Century Road, ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — Police arrested a Newark man for allegedly possessing a stolen vehicle and eluding police, after he was spotted wearing a ski mask in that vehicle at a high rate of speed. Police arrested Terrence T. Smith, 19, on Monday, August 2, after they observed a 2018 Audi on Route 17 ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — A female security officer was assaulted midday Wednesday after she attempted to stop an alleged shoplifter, police said. The alleged shoplifter was arrested later on Route 17 in Upper Saddle River, caught with stolen items in the vehicle. Police arrested Sheffield C. Brown, 53, of ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge Council turned its chambers over to the Knights of Columbus as Saint Anthony Council #11585 of Wood-Ridge honored seven Wood-Ridge first responders for acts of heroism.  Each year, the 342 Knights of Columbus Council nominate candidates in one of three public ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — The borough's finest are asking the governing body to consider formal approval of the promotion process; the 50-year-old one that exists provides for "acting" promotional titles only and those titles can be rescinded at any time. "I categorically do not support the promotion system ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - A 31-year-old Lodi man was arrested yesterday after a "months-long Internet child pornography investigation," according to the Bergen County prosecutor. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Michael Caruso on charges of distribution and possession of child ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Traffic snarled after a truck rollover on the route 4 east ramp northbound to route 17. The driver sustained minor injuries, according to a report from the scene.

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PARAMUS, NJ — A Bergenfield man was arrested for trespassing and peering into home windows, according to Police Chief Kenneth Ehrenberg. On May 29, at approximately 11:51 pm, a resident of Reid Way observed a suspicious white male wearing all dark clothing walking through their neighborhood, ...

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TETERBORO, NJ - Fires, EMS runs, and rescuing ducklings were all in a days work for the Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department on Friday. The HHFD received a call to assist the Moonachie Police Department with an animal rescue from a storm drain in front of Walmart at 6:30 p.m. When they arrived, ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Police arrested a Saddle Brook man on two charges of assault by auto for a June 11 head-on collision on Paramus Road. At approximately 5:16 p.m. on June 11, the Paramus Police Department received a report of a head-on collision on Paramus Road near the intersection of Alpine Drive, ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Police arrested Kevin Reid, 38, of Far Rockaway, NY for last week's stabbing and aggravated assault of a gas station attendant at the Speedway Gas Station, 56 Route 17 southbound. On Wednesday, June 9 at approximately 1:23 p.m., Paramus Police responded to the Speedway Station on ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Seems like there have been quite a few black bear sightings in the last week and now police are warning about another on Ikea Drive at approximately 9 a.m. Police alert: "A non-aggressive black bear has been spotted in the area of Ikea Drive. If seen, please contact the police ...

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