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HAWTHORNE MAN CHARGED WITH STALKING, CONTEMPT OF A STALKING RESTRAINING ORDER, CYBER-HARASSMENT, AND HARASSMENT

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Glen Rock NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of CHRISTOPHER J. GREIG (DOB: 4/20/82, single; and unemployed) of 26 Parker Avenue, Hawthorne, New Jersey on charges of Stalking, Contempt Of A Stalking Restraining Order, Cyber-Harassment, and Harassment. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti and the Glen Rock Police Department under the direction of Chief Dean Ackermann.

On October 6, 2018, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit were informed that a victim received more than 50 anonymous and alarming phone calls and multiple text messages from an unknown caller using technology to anonymize the caller’s line identity.

As a result of the investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit and Glen Rock Police Department, Christopher J. GREIG was arrested on October 9, 2018 in Glen Rock and charged with one count of Stalking in Violation of a Court Order, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:12-10C, a 3rd degree crime; one count of Stalking, Second Or Subsequent Offense, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:12-10D, a 3rd degree crime; one count of Stalking While On Probation Or Parole, N.J.S.A. 2C:12-10E, a 3rd degree crime; one count of Contempt Of A Stalking Restraining Order, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:29-9B(1), a 4th degree crime; one count of Cyber-Harassment, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:33-4.1A(2), a 4th degree crime; and one count of Harassment, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:33-4A, a 4th degree crime. GREIG was remanded to the Bergen County Jail pending a detention hearing in Hackensack on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

Acting Prosecutor Calo states that these charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Acting Prosecutor Calo thanks the Glen Rock Police Department for its assistance, as well as the Lyndhurst Police Department, which participates in the Bergen County Cyber Crimes Task Force.

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