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Twp of Washington Senior Scammed out of $9,000

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Twp. of Washington  NJ, Twp of Washington Police report that a resident was the victim of the “Grandparet scam” . According to sources a 29-year-old Bornx man is faceing charges after police say he stole $9,000 from a senior citizen using a scam involving a phony car accident.

The 82-year-old victim contacted police earlier that day to report he’d received “several phone calls from an unknown person who stated his grandson was in a car accident with a pregnant woman and needed cash for medical treatment,”

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Twp of Washington Fire Department Warns Residents that They Do Not Solicit Money By Phone

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Twp.of Washington NJ, Twp of Washington Fire Deptartment issues a “Scam Alert”.

The Twp of Washington Fire Department has been notified that residents of the Twp of Washington have received phone calls from someone saying that they are a member of the Fire Department and trying to solicit money.

The Fire Department does NOT use this type of fundraising tactic. If you feel that the phone call is a scam please contact the Twp of Washington Police Dept. @ 201-664-1140

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Twp of Washington Fire Department Responds to 4th of July Garden State Parkway Fire

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Twp of Washington NJ, onn July 4th the Twp of Washington Fire Department responded to a hybrid car fire. Paramus Fire helped out with an assist with water.

The Garden State Parkway does not have a water source on it ( no fire hydrants ), so fire fighters rely strictly on tank water that comes on the engines.

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Twp. of Washington Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charge

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Twp of  Washington NJ, A Bergen County, New Jersey, man was arrested and charged today with distributing images of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Jeffrey Laino, 37, of Washington Township, New Jersey, was arrested at his home. He is charged by complaint with one count of distributing child pornography. Laino made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Cathy L. Waldor today in Newark federal court.

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Linwood Ave in Twp of Washington Closed Starting Monday 9am

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Twp of Washington NJ, TRAFFIC ALERT – LINWOOD AVE DETOUR – 5/20 – The Twp. of Washington Police Department would like to advise all residents that Linwood Ave. will be shut down in both direction begining Monday May 20, 2019 at 9:00 AM for approximately three (3) days.  The police dept. will establish a detour directing westbound Linwood Ave. traffic onto southbound Highland Ave.  Please allow additional time for your commute. 

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WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, PARAMEDIC CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT, CHILD PORN, AND ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD

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Twp.of Washington NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of CESAR FALLAS-URENA (DOB: 04/19/1985; married; and employed as a paramedic) of 306 Walnut Street, Washington Township, New Jersey on charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault By Sexual Contact, Manufacturing Child Pornography, and Endangering The Welfare Of A Child. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti and the Washington Township Police Department under the direction of Chief Glenn Hooper.

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Twp. of Washington Fire Responds to Car Fire at Exit 168 on the GSP

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Twp of Washington NJ, the Twp of Washington Fire Dept.reported that last week  week, Engine 43 responded to a reported car fire on the Garden State Parkway just prior to exit 168. Upon arrival, units found a Dodge Durango fully involved. Two hose lines were stretched allowing for a quick knock down of the fire. No injuries reported and cause of the fire unknown.

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Twp. of Washington Juvenile Charge in Drug Deal Gone Bad Hit and Run

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Twp. of Washington NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of a 17-year-old JUVENILE from Washington Township, NJ, on charges of Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Endangering An Injured Victim, Leaving The Scene Of A Motor Vehicle Accident Resulting In Serious Bodily Injury, and Assault By Auto. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti, and the Washington Township Police Department under the direction of Chief Glenn Hooper.

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Stolen Car Pursued by Multiply Police Departments in High Speed Chase Across Bergen

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Twp. of Washington NJ, A vehicle reported stolen from Hillsdale early Thursday evening, 12/27, was spotted by a Ho-Ho-Kus Police patrol officer within minutes after a radio broadcast reporting the theft. A high speed pursuit ensued into Washington Township where the vehicle crashed into a utility pole at the intersection of Clinton Avenue and Washington Avenue. Following a short foot pursuit, one (1) individual who had fled from the crashed vehicle was apprehended in the rear of 639 Clinton Avenue, Washington Township. The suspect was transported by a Westwood EMS ambulance to New Bridge Medical Center for treatment of a non life threatening laceration to the head. Officers from Hillsdale Police, Paramus Police, Ridgewood Police, Westwood Police, and Washington Township Police were observed assisting Ho-Ho-Kus Police at the scene. The wrecked vehicle, a 4-door Honda Accord, was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. The car had reportedly been left running with the keys in the ignition.