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Law Enforcement Torch Run Makes its Way Through Ridgewood and Glen Rock

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Ridgewood NJ, The Law Enforcement Torch Run made its way through the Village of Ridgewood and the Borough of Glen Rock on Friday morning, 06/07. Law enforcement officers from both municipalities participated in the annual fund raising event.

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Glen Rock Police and Fire Department Respond to AM 911 at Glen Rock Gas Station

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Glen Rock NJ,  Shortly after 9:30 PM on Thursday, 05/16, Glen Rock Police and Glen Rock Fire Department responded to a 911 telephone call reporting that a U-Haul rental truck had struck a gas station building at 390 South Maple Avenue, Glen Rock. First arriving units quickly determined that no one was injured in the mishap, and that damage to the gas station itself was very minimal. However, the truck’s drive shaft was severely damaged rendering the vehicle completely unmovable. A heavy duty tow truck was used extricate the rental vehicle from its post crash resting position and remove it from the scene. No word as to whether the driver would be responsible for towing charges and damages incurred to the vehicle.

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Glen Rock Police reply to multiple soliciting complaints

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Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock Police reply to multiple soliciting complaints :

“We have received numerous complaints this evening regarding a company that is soliciting door to door. The company in question has applied for and received solicitor permits from the police department. All solicitors are required to display their Glen Rock Police Department issued permits which include their photo, name, company name, dates valid and permit number. They should be able to provide it to you upon request.

Solicitors are allowed to operate on Monday through Saturday only between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.

Of course, the Glen Rock Police Department will respond and check on any solicitors not showing their permits, who are causing a disturbance, acting suspiciously or appear to be unlicensed to solicit. However, solicitors who are properly licensed and adhering to the rules are allowed to go door to door. “

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Glen Rock Police Seek your Help

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Glen Rock NJ, Over the weekend there was a residential burglary reported to us on Ashton Pl (Saturday 5/4/19 between 9pm and 10pm) and several car burglaries reported to us during the early morning hours (Sunday 5/5/19) in various sections of town. As with any incidents, the Glen Rock Police are asking any residents with video systems or video doorbells to check their footage and report any suspicious persons, vehicles or incidents. Thank you.

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Women Busted for Trying to Pass a Counterfeit Bill in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, On Monday evening, 05/06, Ridgewood Police took one (1) adult female into custody in connection with an alleged attempt to pass a counterfeit $100 bill at a pizza parlor on South Maple Avenue in Ridgewood. A Glen Rock Police officer assisted Ridgewood Police with a motor vehicle traffic stop associated with the incident.

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Glen Rock Police Luring Investigation Confirmed that No criminal act was committed

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Glen Rock NJ, The Glen Rock Police Department would like to report that we were able to speak to both the individual driving the vehicle as well as the man who witnessed the event and told the driver to leave. We would like to express our sincere thanks to everyone who called and assisted us in this investigation. While this incident was understandably concerning to all of us, our investigation has confirmed that no criminal act was committed.

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UPDATE: WOMAN CHARGED WITH LEAVING THE SCENE OF A FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION IN GLEN ROCK

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Glen Rock NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of MARINA M. LEE (DOB: 6/18/1953; widowed; and employed as an office manager) of 100 Rock Road, #107, Hawthorne, New Jersey, on charges of Leaving The Scene Of A Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision, Endangering An Injured Victim, and Hindering Apprehension. 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 Glen Rock Police Department under the direction of Chief Dean Ackermann.

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Glen Rock Police Warns of Continued PSEG Scams

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Glen Rock NJ, the Glen Rock Police Department reminds you that Public service, electric, gas and other utility scams continue to be reported to the GRPD. Please educate your friends and family. These cases are next to impossible to investigate and usually involve suspects outside the United States. Our best defence is helping others recognize the red flags and prevention. If in doubt, call the service company directly using a phone number off your bill or call the GRPD and ask us to take a look. These suspects use fear and pressure to try and demand you act without stopping to think a moment. If you feel uncomfortable, take a minute to check on what the person on the phone is telling you. This goes for anyone who comes to your home or business as well. High pressure tactics are designed to get people to act before thinking things through. Be safe.

Report Fraudulent Activity : If you think you may have been a victim of a scam, call us at 1-800-436-PSEG (7734) and then file a report with your local police

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HAWTHORNE WOMEN CHARGED WITH LEAVING THE SCENE OF A HIT AND RUN IN GLEN ROCK

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Glen Rock NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of MARINA M. LEE (DOB: 6/18/1953; widowed; employed as an office manager) of 100 Rock Road, #107, Hawthorne, New Jersey on a charge of Leaving the Scene Of A Motor Vehicle Collision Resulting In Serious Bodily Injury. 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 Glen Rock Police Department under the direction of Chief Dean Ackermann.

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Stolen Vehicle Found Crashed in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, A vehicle allegedly stolen overnight in Paterson was found by Glen Rock PD crashed into a snow bank and abandoned on Waldron Avenue, Glen Rock at dawn on Wednesday, 03/06. Both front air bags had deployed on the wrecked 4-door Honda Accord, which had no keys inside when it was discovered. Glen Rock Police also found numerous cell phones within. A tow truck removed the vehicle from the crash scene and transported it to Glen Rock PD headquarters where it will be processed for evidence.