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Englewood Cliffs Mayor Mario M. Kranjac Statement On Council Meeting Actions On Police Chief

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Englewood Cliffs NJ, At the Regular Mayor and Council meeting last night, the Englewood Cliffs Council and I considered the undisputed facts that Police Chief Michael Cioffi recorded himself threatening to kill an elected official and making discriminatory comments about women and our AsianAmerican residents. Additionally, the Chief recorded himself instructing officers to “follow the Mayor” (me) and he contemplated bringing “guys” to town to “take care of the Mayor”.

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Coptic Pope Vists Washington Township

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Washington Twp NJ, Egyptian Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church arrived in the United States on September 13, 2018 for a five-week visit to nearly 25 churches, including 13 in New Jersey.

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OAKLAND POLICE OFFICER CHARGED WITH ASSAULT BY AUTO

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Oakland NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the charging of Oakland Police Officer DANIEL KERN of Oakland, NJ (DOB: 10/28/1981; married; employed by the Borough of Oakland) on two charges of Assault By Auto, and MICHAEL FAHY of Franklin Lakes, NJ (DOB: 1/20/1981; single; self-employed) on a charge of Hindering Apprehension Of Another. The charges are the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti.

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BREAKING Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office : An Arrest has been made in Ridgewood Hit and Run

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Ridgewood NJ, Update on Ridgewood hit-and-run investigation, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office made the following statement  , “Thank you for your assistance in searching for the individual responsible for the hit-and-run fatality in Ridgewood on Monday night. An arrest has been made. And thank you to the Ridgewood Police Department for its hard work on this investigation.”

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NJ Attorney General’s Office to Launch Probe of Bergen County Sheriff’s Department

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Hackensack NJ,  Sheriff Saudino’s resignation is an important first step in repairing the relationship between the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office and the diverse communities it serves.

Under state law, the Governor has the power to fill the vacancy left by the Sheriff’s resignation. That appointment will be subject to the advice and consent of the state senate. In the interim, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office will oversee day-to-day management of the Sheriff’s Office, with Chief Kevin Pell serving as the officer-in-charge of the department’s operations.

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Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office report an arrest has been made in the fatal hit-and-run that occurred in Garfield on Monday night

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Garfield NJ, after the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Garfield Police Department are requested information from the public regarding a hit and run collision that resulted in serious injuries to a pedestrian.

Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office report an arrest has been made in the fatal hit-and-run that occurred in Garfield on Monday night. Thanks to all in the news media and those on social media for spreading the word.

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WOODCLIFF LAKE GUARDIAN CHARGED WITH MISAPPROPRIATING FUNDS

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Woodcliff Lake NJ  , Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of DARREN PAVESI (DOB: 03/25/1963; married; employed as a construction foreman) of 60 Prospect Avenue, Woodcliff Lake, NJ on charges of Theft By Deception and Theft By Failure To Make Lawful Disposition Of Property Received. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti.

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The Bergen County Rapid Deployment Team is assisting with security during this week’s 2018 FedEx Cup Playoff

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Paramus NJ, the Bergen County Rapid Deployment Team is assisting with security during this week’s 2018 FedEx Cup Playoff: The Northern Trust at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus. Security collaboration is crucial for events like this, and we are partnered with the Paramus Police and the Bergen County Sheriff.

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The summer is winding down, school is about to start don’t forget to keep your eyes up

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Ridgewood NJ, a reminder from the Bergen County Prosecutors Office , the summer is winding down, school is about to start don’t forget to keep your eyes up.

The final vacation and travel days of the summer are here, so attentive driving is crucial.

DID YOU KNOW? Nearly half of the fatal crashes in 2016 were caused by distracted driving (more than speeding or even driving while intoxicated!). Distracted driving can be talking or texting on a cell phone, or even talking to your kids in the backseat.

So stay focused, use Safe Phone Zones to call, text, and use mobile apps, observe speed limits, and make sure everyone in your car is wearing a seatbelt.

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ENGLEWOOD WOMAN CHARGED WITH WITNESS TAMPERING

August 3,2018

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Englewood NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrests of AASIM BOONE (DOB: 11/02/82; single; and unemployed) and CHARLENE YABUT (DOB: 12/10/1979; single; and employed as a registry clerk) of 198 Waldo Place, Englewood, New Jersey. The arrests are the result of a two-week investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office.

On July 16, 2018, a task force initiated by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Investigations Squad arrested Aasim BOONE and charged him with multiple counts of burglary and he was remanded to the Bergen County Jail. Shortly thereafter, an investigation ensued into BOONE and his communications with Charlene YABUT asking her to contact a victim/witness and attempt to have her drop pending domestic violence charges.
On August 1, 2018, Charlene YABUT was arrested and charged with Hindering, N.J.S.A. 2C:29-3A(3) and Witness Tampering, N.J.S.A. 2C:28-5A(1). Aasim BOONE was charged with Witness Tampering, N.J.S.A. 2C:28-5A(1). They are scheduled for first appearances in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.

Acting Prosecutor Calo states that the charges are merely accusations and that the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. He would like to thank the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in this investigation.