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THREE ARRESTED IN OAKLAND ARMED HOME INVASION

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Oakland NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced today the arrests of KYLE WEICHELT(DOB: 10/22/1990; single; unemployed) of 20 E. Broad Street, Bergenfield, New Jersey, MARCOS RODRIGUEZ (DOB: 09/16/1986; single; unemployed) of 149 Gordon Avenue, Clifton, New Jersey, andMICHAEL VALLE (DOB: 06/09/1994; single; unemployed) of 18 Steinberg Avenue, Garfield, New Jersey. 

The arrests are the result of a two-month investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Investigations Squad under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti and the Oakland Police Department under the direction of Officer in Charge Captain Keith Sanzari.

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Bergen Doctor Described As ‘Candy Man’ And ‘El Chapo Of Opioids’ Charged With Distributing Opioids

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Oakland NJ, A Bergen County doctor has been charged with distributing opioids without a legitimate medical reason and falsifying medical records to cover it up, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Robert Delagente, 45, of Oakland, New Jersey, is charged by complaint with one count of distribution of controlled dangerous substances and one count of obstruction of justice. Delagente is scheduled to appear this afternoon before U.S. Magistrate Judge Steven C. Mannion in Newark federal court.

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“Grandson Under Arrest Scam” Spreads to Other Bergen County Towns

A Message from the Oakland Police Department

Recently, some of our residents have experienced suspicious phone calls, e-mails, etc. where they are ultimately tricked into sending large amounts of money (gift cards, wire transfers, banking information, etc.) to an unknown person.

Some of the victims of these incidents have reported being told that a family member is being held hostage, is in police custody, is being detained, or is sick and in need of emergent assistance. The offender(s) during these incidents will attempt to make the victim feel as if it were an emergency and will possibly make threats that you remain on the telephone with them throughout the entirety of the interaction.

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Muti Vehicle Collision Including and Oakland Police Car Sends 2 to the Hospital

photo curtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

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Oakland NJ, Oakland Police, Oakland Fire Department, Oakland EMS, and Franklin Lakes EMS responded to aid the victims of a Wednesday afternoon, 10/17, rollover crash in front of 392 Ramapo Valley Road, Oakland. A total of four (4) vehicles were involved in the collision, including a marked Oakland police SUV, which appeared to have been parked when it was hit. Two (2) victims were transported by ambulance to Chilton Medical Center, three (3) other victims refused medical aid, Multiple tow trucks were required to remove wreckage from the scene.

 

 

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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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US Post Office collection boxes in front of the Oakland Post Office, 332 Ramapo Valley Road were broken into and all of the contents inside were stolen.

Oakland Police Department

June 14,2018

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Oakland NJ, Borough of Oakland Police Department reports that between June 12th at 5pm and 730am June 13 the US Post Office collection boxes in front of the Oakland Post Office, 332 Ramapo Valley Road were broken into and all of the contents inside were stolen. The US Postal Inspector & Oakland Police Department are working together to investigate the thefts. If you placed any mail into any Oakland collection boxes immediately prior to these thefts and the contents were payments made by check, we advise you to cancel the checks and report this theft to the US Postal Inspection Service with any documentation supporting the incident. If the checks were already cashed, follow up with the individual or company the check was written to in order to be sure they actually received the payment and not the offender(s) involved in the thefts. If any personal information (date of birth, social security number, driver’s license number, etc.) was included, we encourage residents to respond to their local police department to file an identity theft report and to monitor all accounts and credit bureaus. We want to remind everyone the Oakland post Office does have drop boxes in their building which we recommend you use in the future.