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Ridgewood Police officer spotted someone matching description of an individual wanted in an alleged shoplifting incident in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, For the second time in less than 24 hours, cooperation between Glen Rock Police and Ridgewood Police resulted in the arrest of suspect wanted in connection with theft of property. This time, an alert Ridgewood Police officer spotted someone matching the description of an individual wanted in connection with an alleged Monday morning, 07/22, shoplifting incident in Glen Rock. The individual was detained until Glen Rock Police officers arrived and took him into custody. Proceeds of the alleged shoplifting, a bottle of liquor, were recovered at the arrest scene. The suspect was transported to Glen Rock Police headquarters for processing.

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Thursday Morning Crash Takes Out Street Sign in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, No injuries requiring ambulance transportation were reported following a three (3) vehicle, Thursday morning, 07/18, crash at the intersection of Park Avenue and South Maple Avenue, Glen Rock. A small dump truck collided with a Nissan Rogue in the intersection, propelling the Nissan into a nearby parking lot where it hit a parked Chevrolet SUV. The Nissan was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck; both the dump truck and Chevrolet SUV were able to be driven away on their own. A street sign was also damaged during the mishap. Glen Rock Police handled the crash investigation.

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Accident Closes Kiddie Pool in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, from Glen Rock Mayor Bruce Packer ,on Saturday Evening, the kiddie pool was closed down due to a loose accident. Bathing codes dictate how long we must stay closed and treat the water. In a case like today’s, we need to treat for a minimum of 12.75 hours. In addition to treating the water, we will need to do a deep clean of the kiddie pool and scrub the affected areas.

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UPDATE: Early Morning Crash Leaves Two Seriously Injured

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, Two (2) individuals were seriously injured in a head on motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Rock Road, Glen Rock in the early morning hours of Saturday, 07/13. Both victims were transported by ambulances to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson. Lincoln Avenue was closed between Rock Road and Van Winkle Avenue, Hawthorne for an extended period during a post accident investigation and clean up process. Glen Rock Police was assisted by Hawthorne Police and Ridgewood Police at the scene. A crash related vehicle fire was extinguished by Glen Rock Fire; Hawthorne FD also aided in fire suppression efforts. Glen Rock EMS and and hospital based paramedic teams also responded to the incident. The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Accident Investigation Unit and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Criminal Investigation Crime Scene Unit helped collected visual and physical evidence at the scene. Both vehicles involved in the crash, a Chevrolet Trailblazer and a 4-door Nissan Sedan, were removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck.

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UPDATE :Man Struck and Killed by Hoboken Bound NJT Train

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Glen Rock NJ, An adult male was struck and killed by a Hoboken bound New Jersey Transit passenger train at the Main Line Train Station in Glen Rock on Saturday afternoon, 07/13. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by a paramedic team from The Valley Hospital. Motor vehicle traffic was diverted away from New Jersey Transit’s Main Line’s Rock Road, Glen Rock grade level crossing during the subsequent police investigation, which was conducted by officers of the New Jersey Transit Police Department. Glen Rock Police, Glen Rock Fire, and Glen Rock EMS also responded to the incident, as did a representative of the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office.

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UPDATE: LINCOLN AVE BETWEEN KENMORE PLACE AND ISABELLA PLACE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE IN GLEN ROCK

BE ADVISED LINCOLN AVE HAS BEEN REOPENED

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GLEN ROCK NJ, THE GLEN ROCK POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS ISSED A TRAFFIC ALERT : ROAD CLOSURE IN BOTH DIRECTIONS – LINCOLN AVE BETWEEN KENMORE PLACE AND ISABELLA PLACE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE . PLEASE PLAN ALTERNATIVE ROUTE .

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Detectives from Ridgewood and Glen Rock Investigating Cash Theft at the Glen Rock Municipal Pool

Glen Rock NJ, Detectives from both Ridgewood and Glen Rock are investigating the theft of money from a safe at the Glen Rock municipal pool recently.

Ridgewood detectives investigating a burglary in the village on Thursday morning discovered property belonging to the Glen Rock pool.

When a follow-up investigation was done at the pool and staff discovered that $175 was taken from a small safe in the office and nothing else was reported missing and no other damage was reported.

According to Police there were no signs of forced entry, and staff reported that everything appeared in order when they got there at 5:30 a.m.

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Gas Leak Forces Home Evacuation in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, on Wednesday both the Glen Rock Fire Department and Glen Rock Police Department responded to an active gas leak in the area of Main Street and Argyle Road.

Main Street and Argyle Road were temporally shut down and homes on Argyle Road and portions of Main Street and Southboro Lane were evacuated . PSE&G stopped the leak around 11 a.m.

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Ridgewood Man Identified As Glen Rock Package Thief

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Glen Rock NJ, the Glen Rock Police report that a  Ridgewood man was arrested following a three-week investigation into a package theft at a Dunham Place home. The “porch pirate”

Alain D. Zaltzman, 20, was charged with theft.  Zaltzman was identified with the help of the Saddle River Police Department following a motor vehicle stop .

Using the Victims RING doorbell surveillance system Glen Rock Detective Lucas Doney and a Saddle River police officer confirmed Zaltzman’s identity in the package theft incident .

Zaltzman was booked at Glen Rock Police Headquarters and released with a Glen Rock Municipal Court date of July 9th.

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Glen Rock Police Hold Luncheon to Honor Crossing Guards

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Glen Rock NJ, following the last day of school Glen Rock’s Crossing Guards were honored at a Luncheon courtesy of Victor Quinn at the Glen Rock Inn. Adult school crossing guards, first established in Glen Rock during the early 1950’s, play an important role in the lives of our school children. They help them safely cross the street at key locations.

The Glen Rock Police thanked the Glen Rock Crossing Guard Corps for their dedicated service to Glen Rock’s school children and wishes each of them a great summer!