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TEANECK MAN CHARGED WITH CYBER-HARASSMENT

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Teaneck NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of August H. SAMEK (DOB: 7/2/1998; single; unemployed) of 208 Colonial Court, Teaneck, NJ, on a charge of Cyber-Harassment. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti.

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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.

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NORTHVALE MAN, CHARGED WITH POSSESSION AND DISTRIBUTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

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Northvale NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of COREY W. BARRACLOUGH (DOB: 10/05/1990; single; and unemployed) of 418 East Avenue, Northvale, New Jersey on the charges of Possession Of Child Pornography, greater than 1,000 files and Distribution Of Child Pornography, greater than 1,000 files. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti.

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NORWOOD, PEEPING TOM CHARGED WITH INVASION OF PRIVACY

July 6,2018

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Norwood NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of PETRO “PETER” BARBOUNIS (DOB: 06/14/1972; married; and employed as a consultant) of 12 Second Street, Norwood, NJ on charges of Invasion Of Privacy. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti.

On Friday, June 29, 2018, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit executed a court-authorized search warrant at the residence of Petro “Peter” BARBOUNIS during an invasion of privacy investigation. The investigation revealed that BARBOUNIS used a camera to record two victims depicting them nude and/or sexually explicit without their knowledge or consent.

As a result of the investigation, Petro “Peter” BARBOUNIS was arrested on June 29, 2018 and charged with two counts of Invasion Of Privacy, N.J.S.A. 2C:14-9B(1), a 3rd degree crime. BARBOUNIS is scheduled for a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack, NJ on July 18, 2018, at 9:00 a.m.

Acting Prosecutor Calo states that the charges are merely an accusation and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Acting Prosecutor Calo would also like to thank the Norwood Police Department for its assistance, as well as the Lyndhurst, Hillsdale, and Oradell Police Departments, which participate in the Bergen County Cyber Crimes Task Force.

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Arrest Made in Bomb Threat Against the Bergen County Courthouse

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May 16,2018

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Hackensack NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of CHRISTOPHER CAMARGO (DOB: 10/30/1992; single; and unemployed) of 267 Union Street, Hackensack, NJ, on charges of Terroristic Threats and False Public Alarm. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti, and members of the Hackensack Police Department under the direction of Officer-in-Charge Francesco Aquila.

On Monday, February 5, 2018, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office received information that a telephone caller using technology to anonymize his calling line identity contacted the Hackensack Police Department and made a bomb threat against the Bergen County Courthouse. Members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit and Hackensack Police Department initiated an investigation to trace the call.

As a result of the investigation, Christopher CAMARGO was charged on Friday, May 11, 2018 with one count of False Public Alarm Against Critical Infrastructure, N.J.S.A. 2C:33-3C, a 2nd degree crime, and one count of Terroristic Threats, N.J.S.A. 2C:12-3A, a 3rd degree crime. He was remanded to the Bergen County Jail pending an appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack, NJ.

Acting Prosecutor Calo states that the charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, and would like to thank the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office and the Hackensack Police Department for their assistance with this investigation.

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Serial Caller Arrested After 19 municipal police departments in Bergen County Recieved Threats

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March 27,2018

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Hackensack NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of ANGEL SARIOL (DOB: 3/30/1972; single; and employed as a custodian) of 22-24 Ward Street, Apartment 2H, Hackensack, NJ, on charges of Terroristic Threats and False Public Alarm. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti and members of the Rochelle Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Robert Flannelly.

From Monday, March 19, 2018, through Wednesday, March 21, 2018, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit received information from no fewer than 19 municipal police departments in Bergen County about a substantially similar series of phone calls that they received during that three-day period from an anonymous caller. During many of these calls, the unknown caller stated that police officers from those towns would be murdered. The ensuing investigation, led by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit and Rochelle Park Police Department, revealed that Angel SARIOL used technology to disguise his calling line identity and placed the phone calls.

As a result of the investigation, Angel SARIOL was arrested in Hackensack on Thursday, March 22, 2018 and charged with one count of False Public Alarm, N.J.S.A. 2C:33-3B, a 2nd degree crime; one count of Terroristic Threats During a State of Emergency, N.J.S.A. 2C:12-3A, a 2nd degree crime; and one count of Terroristic Threats, N.J.S.A. 2C:12-3A, a 3rd degree crime. Angel SARIOL was remanded to the Bergen County Jail pending a hearing in Central Judicial Processing Court on March 23, 2018.

Acting Prosecutor Calo states that the charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, and would like to thank the Rochelle Park Police Department, Hackensack Police Department, Hasbrouck Heights Police Department, Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, and Union City Police Department for their assistance with this investigation. In addition, Acting Prosecutor Calo would also like to thank all the agencies that provided investigative leads in this matter, including:

Wood-Ridge Police Department
Hasbrouck Heights Police Department
Paramus Police Department
Park Ridge Police Department
Wyckoff Police Department
Elmwood Park Police Department
Maywood Police Department
Rochelle Park Police Department
Waldwick Police Department
Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department
Saddle River Police Department
Harrington Park Police Department
Woodcliff Lake Police Department
Hackensack Police Department
Oradell Police Department
Demarest Police Department
Saddle Brook Police Department
River Edge Police Department
Weehawken Police Department (Hudson County)

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Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Takes Down Another Stalker

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March 24,2018

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Lyndhurst NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of Sean D. SLATTERY (DOB: 8/29/1982; single; and employed as a laborer) of 93 Stuyvesant Avenue, Second Floor, Lyndhurst, NJ, on charges of Stalking, Cyber-Harassment, and making a False Report to Law Enforcement. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti.

On Friday, March 16, 2018, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit received information from the 24-year-old victim and from Sean D. SLATTERY about a series of alarming text messages that were sent to both of them. The ensuing investigation revealed that Sean D. SLATTERY falsified his statements to detectives and was the person who used the Internet to create the alarming and harassing messages, which were designed to appear as if the sender was someone else.

As a result of the investigation, Sean D. SLATTERY was arrested on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 and charged with one count of Stalking, N.J.S.A. 2C:12-10B, a 4th degree crime; one count of Cyber-Harassment, N.J.S.A. 2C:33-4.1A(2), a 4th degree crime; and one count of False or Fictitious Report to Law Enforcement, N.J.S.A. 2C:28-4B(1), a 4th degree crime. Sean D. SLATTERY is scheduled for a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack, NJ on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at 8:30 A.M.

Acting Prosecutor Calo states that the charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, and would like to thank the Lyndhurst Police Department, which lends support to the Cyber Crimes Task Force and whose personnel assisted with this investigation.

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New York Women Charged with Stalking, Cyber-Harassment, & Impersonation in Bergen County

 

February 23,2018

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Hackensack NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of JENNIFER L. MOORE (DOB: 8/9/1984; married; and employed as a nurse’s aide) of 16 Lyman Street, Port Jervis, New York, on charges of Stalking, Cyber-Harassment, and Impersonation. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti.

On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit completed a months-long investigation concerning a pattern of e-mail messages and text messages sent to a 38-year-old victim. The investigation revealed that Jennifer L. MOORE used the Internet to create multiple e-mail accounts and temporary phone numbers to send dozens of alarming and harassing e-mail and text messages, which were designed to appear as if the sender was someone else.

As a result of the investigation, Jennifer L. MOORE was arrested on February 21, 2018 in Port Jervis, New York and charged with one count of Stalking, N.J.S.A. 2C:12-10B, a 4th degree crime, one count of Cyber-Harassment, N.J.S.A. 2C:33-4.1A(2), a 4th degree crime, and Impersonation, N.J.S.A. 2C:21-17A(1), a 4th degree crime. Jennifer L. MOORE is scheduled for a first appearance in Bergen County Central Judicial Processing Court on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 8:30 A.M.

Acting Prosecutor Calo states that the charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Acting Prosecutor Calo would like to thank the Port Jervis, New York Police Department for their assistance with this investigation.

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HAWTHORNE MAN, CHARGED WITH STALKING, CONTEMPT, AND HARASSMENT

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December 2,2017

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Glen Rock NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrest of CHRISTOPHER J. GREIG (DOB: 4/20/82; single; and employed as a dishwasher) of 26 Parker Avenue, Hawthorne, New Jersey on charges of Stalking, Contempt of Stalking Restraining Order, 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.

On September 12, 2017, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit was informed that a victim received numerous anonymous, alarming phone calls, which contained no caller ID information. The investigation revealed that Christopher J. GREIG utilized technology to block his caller ID information while placing these calls to the victim.

As a result of the investigation, Christopher J. GREIG was arrested on November 30, 2017 in Glen Rock, New Jersey and charged with one count of Stalking, N.J.S.A. 2C:12-10C, a third degree crime; one count of Contempt of a Stalking Restraining Order, N.J.S.A. 2C:29-9B(1), a fourth degree crime; and one count one of Harassment, N.J.S.A. 2C:33-4A, a disorderly persons offense. GREIG was remanded to the Bergen County Jail pending his arraignment, and is scheduled for a first appearance at Bergen County Central Judicial Processing Court on December 20, 2017, at 8:30 a.m.

Prosecutor Grewal states that these charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, and would also like to thank the Glen Rock Police Department under the direction of Chief Dean Ackermann for their assistance.

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Couple charged with Making Terroristic Threats and False Public Alarm

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June 21,2017
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Cliffside Park NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrests of SHANE TURNER (DOB: 11/21/1983; single; and unemployed) of Cliffside Park, New Jersey and NINA WALSH (DOB: 3/17/1985; single; and employed as a receptionist) of Hawthorne, New Jersey on charges of Terroristic Threats and False Public Alarm. Their arrests are the result of an investigation led by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti.

On June 22, 2016, a telephone caller using technology to anonymize caller ID information placed a bomb threat phone call to a commercial establishment in Edgewater, New Jersey, triggering a response from the Edgewater Police Department and the Edgewater Fire Department, as well as assets from the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department. First responders subsequently determined that the bomb threat was a hoax.


Subsequent investigation into the anonymized phone call was led by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit and revealed that Shane TURNER and Nina WALSH placed the phone call to cause an evacuation of the affected area. Both TURNER and WALSH surrendered to detectives from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office on Monday, June 19, 2017.

TURNER and WALSH were each charged with one count of Terroristic Threats, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:12-3(a), a third-degree crime, and one count of making a False Public Alarm, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:33-3(a), a third-degree crime. After being processed, both TURNER and WALSH were released pending a first appearance at the Bergen County Central Judicial Processing Court on Monday, July 5, 2017, at 9:00 a.m.

Prosecutor Grewal states that these charges are merely accusations and that the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.