GRPD Police Blotter – March 26th – April 1st, 2018
9:14 AM – A Glen Rock man reported unauthorized charges to his Home Depot account in the amount of $1,000, as well as an unsuccessful attempt to fraudulently purchase goods on his Lowes account. The complainant has been a victim of identity theft in the past and is working with Life Lock to investigate and resolve these matters. Detectives are reviewing the matter.
12:23 PM – A Glen Rock woman reported that her 2017 Volvo was struck by a hit and run vehicle while it was legally parked in front of 101 Glen Avenue. Her vehicle sustained damage to the front driver side bumper area. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident and can describe the hit and run vehicle and its operator is asked to contact the Glen Rock Police Department at (201) 652-3800.
4:45 PM – A Glen Rock woman reported that her Amazon account had been hacked, upgraded to Amazon Prime and unauthorized purchases were being made. She first learned of this when a shipment of electronics she had not ordered was delivered to her home. Additional purchases were determined to have been shipped to an address in Delaware. The Detective Bureau is currently reviewing the matter.
7:28 AM – P.O. Bob Surdyka was approached by two juvenile females who told the officer that a male individual riding past them on a bicycle had made inappropriate remarks to them each morning for the past few days. Although the male had already left the area, P.O. Surdyka had observed a subject fitting the description in the area and was able to identify him.
An investigation by detectives located the individual who is developmentally disabled. The man was found to be socially awkward, but is not known to be a threat to others. His actions were clearly inappropriate and he was notified that future repeated contact of this nature could be considered as harassment. The parents of the juveniles were notified of the detectives’ findings and advised of their options. Patrols have been advised to monitor the subject’s conduct.
5:22 PM – During the course of a motor vehicle stop on Lincoln Avenue, P.O. John Tarantino arrested a fugitive with an active NCIC warrant issued by the Superior Court in Passaic County. The subject, a 25-year-old Bloomingdale man, was placed under arrest and turned over to the custody of the Passaic County Sheriff’s Department.
1:53 AM – While on patrol in the area of Maple Avenue P.O. T.J. Graziani observed a vehicle enter onto Route 208 Northbound driving over the painted median and drifting over the fog line at the righthand side of the highway. Upon stopping the vehicle, he determined that the driver, a 38-year-old Franklin Lakes woman was intoxicated and subsequently placed her under arrest for DWI. She was transported to Police HQ where she was processed and charged with DWI, she was also issued summonses for careless driving, failure to maintain lane and improper display of license plates.
The driver was released to the custody of a sober family member and her vehicle was impounded in accordance with the provision of John’s Law.
2:06 PM – P.O. Sarah Orsita was on patrol in the area of Mortlock Place when she attempted to stop a vehicle along Lincoln Avenue. The vehicle continued onto Route 208 North into Hawthorne before she was able stop it. Subsequent to the stop she arrested a 24-year-old South Fallsburg man for possession of a bundle (10 glassine bags) of Heroin.
The man was transported to Police HQ where he was processed and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance. He was released on his own recognizance pending an appearance before Central Judicial Process at Superior Court in Hackensack on April 13th. 2018. He was also issued traffic summonses for being an unlicensed driver, failure to possession a registration or proof of insurance, possession of CDS while operating a motor vehicle and having an obstructed windshield.