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Weekly GRPD Blotter

August 28th - September 2nd 2017



12:07 PM –  P.O. Scott Mc Govern and P.O. Nick Onove investigated a report from a Broad Street business manager that a confused elderly male had entered the business and did not know his way home.  Investigation determined that the man, who was suffering from Alzheimer’s, had been reported as a missing person in Rochelle Park.  The man’s wife subsequently responded to Glen Rock Police HQ to pick him up.  Officers were unable to locate the vehicle that his wife reported that the man had been driving.  It is unknown how he got to Glen Rock or where he left his car.  Rochelle Park Police are continuing the investigation.


8:41 AM –  An Andover Terrace resident reported discovering unauthorized charges on her Macy’s credit card.  The charges are reported to have occurred on August 6th at a New York shopping mall that she had never been to.  Macy’s has since closed the account.  The matter has been referred to the detective bureau for review.


An investigation following a series of disturbances in the area of the Indian Rock townhouses, Harristown Road and Rodney Street, resulted in the filing of a Juvenile Delinquency complaint.  The activity was determined to have originated at an unsupervised house party hosted by a juvenile.  The complaint was filed against the 14-year-old male host.  The matter has been referred to the Juvenile Intake Unit at the Superior County Family Part in Hackensack. Read more about underage drinking here.


Following an investigation into a trespassing incident at the Glen Rock Pool, which occurred on August 18th, 2017, trespassing charges were filed against three women who unlawfully entered the pool grounds after hours and posted the act on social media.  Defiant trespassing charges were filed against two Ridgewood women both 18-years-old, which have been referred to the Glen Rock Municipal Court.  A 17-year-old Glen Rock female was also charged on a Juvenile Delinquency Complaint which has been referred to the Juvenile Intake Unit at the Superior County Family Part in Hackensack.


3:53 PM –  An 18-year-old Glen Rock woman reported that she was the victim of an on-line scam.  She received an unsolicited e-mail offering her employment.  The prospective “employer” subsequently mailed her a check for $ 3,970 instructing her to deposit the money in her personal account and then wire money to various “clients”.  The woman was later advised by her bank that check was fraudulent and as a result her account was overdrawn.  The matter has been referred to the detective bureau for review.


2:32 PM –  A 14-year-old Glen Rock resident found a back pack containing $133 in cash, along with other personal belongings, in the area of Byrd School.  The responsible young man turned the backpack and the money over to P.O. Donnelly at Police HQ.  There was no identification in the backpack.  The owner may claim it by contacting detectives and providing a description of the backpack and its contents.  The detective bureau may be contacted by calling (201) 670-3947 or (201) 670-3948.


1:16 PM –  During the course of a motor vehicle stop on Princeton Place, P.O. Greg Carter arrested a 23-year-old Midland Park man on an active traffic warrant out of Seaside Park.  The man was released upon posting $100 bail.


6:39 PM –  P.O. William Holguin arrested a 65-year-old Glen Rock man who was wanted on a traffic warrant issued by the Glen Rock Municipal Court.  The man, who had surrendered himself at Police HQ, posted $89 bail and was released pending a future appearance in Glen Rock Municipal court.

Read More happenings  from the GRPD here.

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