Weekly police blotter
During the period between September 25th, 2017 and October 1st, 2017 members of the GRPD handled 267 calls for service.
9:03 AM – A vehicle parked in front of 182 Boulevard was struck by an unknown vehicle which left the scene. The witness to the accident was unable to provide a description of the vehicle involved. Anyone who may have witnessed this accident and can provide a description of the vehicle is asked to contact the Glen Rock Police Department at (201) 652-3800.
7:50 PM – A Fair Lawn resident reported making a purchase at the Kosher Nosh Deli on Prospect Street in the amount of $228.25 inadvertently using her daughter’s debit card which was declined twice. Recognizing her mistake, the woman then paid with her own debit card. Shortly thereafter her daughter found that both transactions on her ATM card had gone through with $456.50 being charged to her account and paid to the Kosher Nosh Deli. At the recommendation of her bank, the woman returned to Kosher Nosh to again resolve the issue. The cashier attempted to do so, however according to the report a manager reportedly reversed the transaction, which resulted in yet another $456.50 being deducted from her account and paid to Kosher Nosh. The complainant has filed a dispute through the bank in an attempt to have a total of $913 returned to her account.
4:44 PM – Patrols were dispatched to Route 208 South on a reported three vehicle accident in the left lane. Upon interviewing one of the drivers, officers smelt a strong odor of suspected burnt marijuana. P.O. Sarah Orsita subsequently arrested 17-year-old Teaneck male for possession of marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia. The juvenile was processed at police HQ and released to the custody of his mother. The matter has been referred to the Juvenile Intake Unit and the Superior Court in Hackensack.
7:30 PM – Patrols were dispatched to the front steps of the Municipal Building to investigate reports of a highly intoxicated male causing a disturbance as citizens were entering the building for a public meeting. The subject, a 74-year-old Ridgewood man, was found to be both irrational and aggressive towards members of the public and officers. He was subsequently transported to Bergen Regional Medical Center for medical treatment and detox.
5:52 AM – P.O. James Donnelly arrested a 47-year-old Englewood man who stolen two bottles of Hennessy cognac valued at $72 from the American B.D. Warehouse on De Boer Drive. The subject was also determined to be wanted by the Port Authority of NY & NJ Police Department on an active warrant issued by the Fort Lee Municipal Court. He transported to police HQ where he was processed and then turned over to the custody of the Port Authority Police.
10:38 AM – During the course of a motor vehicle stop on Lincoln Avenue, P.O. Orsita arrested 29-year-old Fair Lawn woman on an active warrant issued by the Fair Lawn Municipal Court. Unable to post $500 bail, the woman was turned over to the custody of the Fair Lawn Police Department.
10:11 AM – P.O. Sam Evans investigated a complaint of a stolen bicycle valued at $220 from the area of the Glen Rock High School. The bicycle was subsequently returned to the owner, when it was learned that a class mate at the High School had borrowed it without the owner’s knowledge. The officer followed up with the parents of the juveniles involved as this matter is legally considered a theft. The Juvenile Officer will be following up on this matter informally.
11:50 AM – A vehicle parked in front of 223 Pinelynn Road was struck by an unknown vehicle which left the scene. The owner did not know what time this occurred. Anyone who may have witnessed this accident and can provide a description of the vehicle is asked to contact the Glen Rock Police Department at (201) 652-3800.