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GR Police Blotter

April 3 - April 9, 2017



12:07 PM –  A Norwood Avenue resident reported the theft of a bicycle from his garage.  The bicycle, a black Trek model 7100 valued at approximately $450, had been taken sometime between March 31st and April 1st.


11:12 AM –  A Kent Road resident reported discovering an unauthorized transaction on his checking account in the amount of $ 9,802.00.  The transaction was determined to have been a forged check with his account number that had been written in the name of an individual who is unknown to him.  The account has since been closed and the bank reimbursed him.  The detective bureau is reviewing the case.


3:34 PM –  A Prospect Street resident that her TD Bank account had been compromised.  Fraudulent checks were deposited to her account and the funds were then removed from her account through online transactions.  The detective bureau is working with TD Bank to gain more information concerning these transactions.


12:17 PM – A Glen Avenue resident reported the theft of a bicycle from her garage.  The bicycle, a blue   Cannondale mountain bike valued at approximately $800, had been taken sometime between April 3rd and April 6th.  A side door to the garage had been found open at the time the theft was discovered.  Nothing else was found to be missing.


7:29 PM –  Patrols, along with fire and EMS personnel, responded to a rollover motor vehicle accident on Prospect Street near Orchard Place.  A vehicle traveling south on Prospect Street mounted the curb, struck a utility pole, then a fire hydrant, then another utility pole.  The vehicle then overturned and landed in the travel portion of the roadway.  After being removed from the vehicle by members of the Glen Rock Fire Department, the driver who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was attended to by EMTs from the Glen Rock Ambulance Corps.  He was then transported to Hackensack University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
The driver, a 32-year-old Ridgewood man, was subsequently arrested by P.O. Sam Evans for driving while intoxicated and issued a traffic summons for careless driving.  The man was left in the care of the ER Staff and his vehicle, which is believed to have been totaled, was impounded.

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1:33 PM – A Wilson Street resident reported the theft of a bicycle from his unlocked garage.  The bicycle, which could only be described as blue with flat tires, had been taken at an unknown time over the last week.  Nothing else was found to be missing at the time of the report.


3:06 PM – During the course of a motor vehicle stop on Lincoln Avenue near Berry Place, P.O. Bryan Scott arrested both the driver and a passenger on drug related charges.  A total of 2 bricks and 2 bundles (120 glassine envelopes) of heroin, 7 hypodermic syringes, suboxone and various drug paraphernalia was seized during the arrest.

The driver, a 26-year-old Port Jervis NY woman, was charged with possession of narcotics, possession of hypodermic syringes and possession of drug paraphernalia.  She was also issued motor vehicle summonses for driving while in possession of narcotics, having an obstructed windshield and improper display of license plates.

The passenger, a 27-year-old Matamoras PA man, was charged with possession of narcotics and possession of hypodermic syringes.

Both were released on their own recognizance pending an appearance before the Superior Court Central Judicial Processing in Hackensack on April 21st, 2017.

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