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Medical Emergency Victim Rushed Hackensack Medical Center

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Paramus NJ, Paramus Police and Paramus EMS units rushed to aid the driver of a passenger car who experienced a serious medical episode after he exited his vehicle on Paramus Road near Bergen Community College in Paramus. The victim had stopped to check an unsecured rear hatch, fell to the pavement and rolled under the vehicle’s chassis as the episode was occurring. He was transported to Hackensack University Center’s main campus by a Paramus EMS ambulance. A portion of northbound Paramus Road was closed while emergency crews worked at the scene.

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Man Who Robbed Paramus Hotel and 13 Others at Gun Point Sentenced

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NEWARK, N.J. – An Essex County, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 252 months in prison for robbing 14 hotels in New Jersey and New York, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today.

Tremone Burnett, 46, of Orange, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Katharine S. Hayden in Newark federal court on Sept. 12, 2018, to two counts of an indictment charging him with one count of conspiracy to commit robbery and threaten physical violence, and one count of using a firearm during a crime of violence. Judge Hayden imposed the sentence today in Newark federal court.

According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court:

From April 24, 2014, through June 19, 2014, Burnett robbed 12 New Jersey hotels and two New York hotels at gunpoint. The New Jersey hotels were located in Carteret, Lebanon, Newark, Rockaway, Secaucus, Avenel, Parsippany, Paramus, Weehawken, and Edison; the New York hotels were located in Airmont and Nanuet. In each robbery, Burnett wielded a handgun and, in some instances, tied the victim’s hands and feet. During one of the robberies, Burnett discharged his firearm.

In addition to the prison term, Judge Hayden sentenced Burnett to five years of supervised release.

U.S. Attorney Carpenito credited special agents of the FBI, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Gregory W. Ehrie in Newark; the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, under the direction of Acting Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II; and the Newark Department of Public Safety, under the direction of Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose, with the investigation leading to today’s guilty plea. He also thanked the Carteret, Edison, Lebanon, Rockaway, Parsippany, Weehawken and Woodbridge Township police departments in New Jersey; the Clarkstown and Ramapo police departments in New York; the N.J. State Police; and the Bergen County, Hunterdon County, Middlesex County, and Morris County prosecutors’ offices for their work on this case.

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Bergen Rapid Deployment Team Worked the Malls This Past Weekend

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Paramus NJ, if you noticed a large police presence in the malls over the weekend according to the  Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office this past weekend, RDT was on duty. Rapid Deployment Team will be at area malls sporadically to enhance security throughout the holiday season.

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Car Hits Storefront on Route 17 North in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, No injuries were reported following the crash of a 4-door sedan into the storefront of Capitol Lighting, 75 Route 17 North, Paramus on Tuesday evening, 11/27. According to Paramus Police Chief Kenneth Ehrenberg, who was on the scene, the sedan’s adult female driver lost control of her vehicle while attempting to make a U turn in the parking lot. The crash impact caused moderate damage to the building’s façade and scattered several lighting fixtures about a small area of the store’s interior. A Borough of Paramus building inspector was summoned to evaluate the structure’s integrity. The damaged vehicle was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck.

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Even a Snow Storm Can Not Stop Paramus Police Department’s Strategic Response Training

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Paramus NJ, not everyone took a snow day for Thursday’s snow storm . Members of the Paramus Police Department’s Strategic Response Unit continuously train, no matter the weather conditions, to effectively respond to any emergency.

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NEW EVENT DATE: BIG SANTA IS BACK at Westfield Garden State Plaza

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Paramus NJ, NEW EVENT DATE: BIG SANTA IS BACK at Westfield Garden State Plaza

November 20th ,Tuesday , 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

This holiday season, Westfield Garden State Plaza is excited to celebrate the return of its legendary, iconic “Big Santa” display!

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3 Individuals were Transported to local Hospitals Following a Monday morning Vehicle Crash

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Paramus NJ, At least three (3) individuals were transported to local hospitals following a Monday morning two (2) vehicle crash in the rear of Steven Corn Furs, 358 Route 17 North, Paramus. One (1) of the vehicles involved, at Toyota RAV4, slammed into the rear of the fur store. Three (3) ambulances and one (1) paramedic unit responded to aid the victims. Both vehicles were removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Paramus Police is investigating the incident.

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Crash Sends SUV to Bottom of a Roadside Embankment in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, No injuries were reported following an early Monday afternoon, 11/05, rollover crash on Paramus Road, Paramus near Route 4. Paramus Police and Paramus Fire Department responded to the incident. A heavy duty wrecker was required to hoist the vehicle from its post crash resting place at the bottom of a roadside embankment. Police at the scene did not say whether any summonses were issued to the vehicle’s adult male driver.

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ENGLEWOOD, MAN CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED SEXUAL ASSAULT, AND ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD

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Englewood NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of JOSE RUBEN-GUTIERREZ (DOB: 11/21/1959; single; employed as a laborer) of Englewood, NJ, on charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault By Sexual Contact, and Endangering The Welfare Of A Child. 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 Englewood Police Department under the direction of Chief Lawrence Suffern.

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In the Wake of Federal Indictment Paramus GOP Call On Democrats To Return Any Daibes Donations

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PARAMUS NJ,  In the wake of the indictment of high-density developer Fred Daibes, the Paramus Republican team of Jeanne Weber for Mayor, Jorge Quintana and Mohammed Reda for Council call on Mayor Labarbiera and the Paramus Democrats to return any and all donations from Mr. Daibes.

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