2:13 PM – P.O. Sam Evans arrested a 30-year-old Glen Rock man on active criminal warrants for cyber harassment and assault out of Saddle River and Teaneck. The man was detained in the Glen Rock Police cell block until he was turned over to officers from the Saddle River Police Department.
8:15 PM – D/Sgt. Jim Calaski and P.O. Adam Pyatak assisted a Kearny woman in recovering her lost I-Phone. Using her “find my I-Phone” app the woman had traced the phone to a Glen Rock residence. A family member at the home had recovered the I-Phone and returned it to the woman.
6:05 PM – During the course of a motor vehicle stop along Lincoln Avenue, P.O. John Tarantino arrested a 52-year-old Hewitt man for during under the influence of Marijuana. The man’s vehicle was impounded, and he was transported to police HQ where he was processed and released to a sober adult in according with John’s Law.
In addition to driving under the influence, the man was also issued summonses for tailgating, reckless driving, obstructed windshield and operation of a motor vehicle while in possession of marijuana.
11:00 AM – While on patrol along Maple Avenue P.O. John Tarantino observed a vehicle being operated in an erratic manner. Subsequent to a motor vehicle stop the driver, a 32-year-old West Milford woman, was arrested for possession of four bags of crack cocaine, Xanax and a crack pipe.
The woman was transported to police headquarters where she was processed as charged with two counts of possession of narcotics and possession of narcotics paraphernalia and operation of a motor vehicle while in possession of narcotics. She was also issued traffic summonses for tailgating and avoiding a traffic control signal.
She was released on her own recognizance pending an appearance before the Superior Court Central Judicial Processing in Hackensack on February 1st.
1:33 PM – During the course of a motor vehicle stop on Route 208 North, P.O. Jim Donnelly arrested a 35-year-old Kearny man on a no bail warrant issued by the Hudson County Superior Court for child neglect. The man was held in the Glen Rock Police cell block until he was turned over to officers from the Hudson County Sheriff’s Department.
The man was also issued a traffic summons for driving with a suspended license.
3:54 PM – A 39-year-old Mahwah man was detained by Mahwah Police on an active criminal warrant issued by the Glen Rock Municipal Court. The man was subsequently taken into custody by P.O Jim Donnelly and P.O. Sarah Orsita who transported him to the Bergen County Jail.
1:01 PM – A manager at Rock Ridge Pharmacy in the Central Business District reported the theft of $1,294.50 worth of NJ Lottery tickets. According to information provided to responding officers, a heavy set white male in his 30’s approached the front counter with an envelope that appeared as if it contained cash and stated he was playing the big lottery and need to make a large purchase. The man was described as very talkative and distracted the cashier during the transaction.
When the cashier became suspicious the man quickly left the store with $985 worth of lottery tickets, leaving behind $309.50 worth of tickets which had been rung up on the lottery machine, resulting in a loss to the store. The man left behind the envelope he was holding which contained only paper. He reportedly departed the area in a silver, two door car last seen on Glen Avenue headed towards Maple Avenue.
The Detective Bureau is reviewing video surveillance images from the store in an effort to identify the man.
11:31 AM – A Glen Rock woman reported that while completing an unrelated internet transaction she clicked on what she felt was a fake website. This resulted in her receiving a text message stating that she would receive a priority mail envelope with further instructions. Upon receiving the envelope, she received a money order for $910 along with instructions for a “Retail Secret Shopper” program. Suspicious of how this occurred she contacted police.
As this is a known scam, copies of the check and information provided have been forwarded to the detective bureau for review.