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Paramus Road at Route 4 Closed for Three Weeks

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Paramus NJ, the Paramus Police Department has issued a road closure alert :

Paramus Road will be closed in both directions at Route 4 and all ramps to and from Route 4 at Paramus Road will be completely closed. Heavy delays are expected. Road will be closed in both directions at Route 4 beginning on May 31st.

Please plan an alternate route as this construction is expected to last three weeks. This is an NJDOT project.

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Paramus Police seek assistance in identifying a female suspect wanted for an armed robbery

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Paramus NJ, The Paramus Police Department seeks the assistance of the public in identifying a female suspect wanted for an armed robbery, with a knife.

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The Tractor Trailer’s Driver Flees Scene of 17 Paramus Accident

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, Two (2) minor injuries were reported following an early Sunday afternoon, 05/26, crash between a tractor trailer and an SUV on Route 17 southbound in Paramus that resulted in a downed utility pole and partial closure of Route 17 southbound. Paramus Police, Paramus Fire, and Paramus EMS responded to the incident. The tractor trailer’s driver fled the scene of the crash and was still at large late Sunday afternoon. Multiple tow trucks were required to remove the two (2) vehicles involved and the crash related debris. The Bergen County Hazmat Unit was summoned due to a crash related diesel fuel spill. Lane closures were expected to be in effect until sometime Sunday evening to facilitate replacement of the utility pole.

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SUV Ends Up In the Woods Near Ikea Drive in Paramus

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, The adult male driver of a dark colored SUV lost control of his vehicle while exiting Route 4 eastbound at Ikea Drive in Paramus, causing the vehicle to leave the roadway and crash into a nearby wooded area, and a massive retaining wall. The incident occurred late Monday afternoon, 04/29. An adult female passenger in the SUV sustained a non life threatening head injury; two (2) children and the vehicle’s adult male driver were uninjured. Paramus Police and Paramus EMS responded to the mishap along with two (2) members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Regional SWAT Team (who just happened to be driving by the scene).

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Highland Avenue in Parmaus Closed after Car Hits Utility Pole

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, a utility pole was snapped at its base after being hit by a Subaru Impreza in the 700 block of Highland Avenue, Paramus late Saturday afternoon, 04/27. The vehicle’s adult male driver walked away from the wreckage with the assistance of a police officer. He was evaluated on the scene by members of a Paramus EMS ambulance. Highland Avenue was closed temporarily in both directions between Bush Place and Fern Place. PSE&G’s Electric Division was notified about the damaged pole.

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UPDATE : Paramus Police Department Update Missing Persons Report

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Paramus NJ, We have developed information that Mr. Pinte has voluntarily traveled to Florida. We continue to actively try to locate and make contact with him.

Missing Person, Possibly Endangered: Kenneth Pinte, 20yo, male, 6’2”, 150 lbs, black hair, brown eyes, olive skin. Last seen on 4/18 wearing a white and red hoodie, black pants, black shoes, black backpack. Anyone with information should call the Paramus Police Department at 201-262-340

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Paramus Police Report a Missing Person

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Paramus NJ, the Paramus Police repot a missing person, possibly endangered: Kenneth Pinte, 20yo, male, 6’2”, 150 lbs, black hair, brown eyes, olive skin. Last seen on 4/18 wearing a white and red hoodie, black pants, black shoes, black backpack. Anyone with information should call the Paramus Police Department at 201-262-3400.

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Ridgewood Not the Only Town in Bergen to Deal with a Disorderly Goat

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Paramus NJ, looks like Ridgewood is not the only town to deal with a
disorderly goat. In the second in our series of “Goats of Bergen” the Ridgewood blog has learned that in 2015 the Paramus Police Department responded to calls of a disorderly goat headbutting a door in the Beech Lane area of town. Officers captured the goat who was located running in the roadway. The goat is pictured with Paramus Officer Jonathan Henderson. Assisting in the capture were Officers Christian Tsentas and Steve Nepola. The goat was turned over to Tyco Animal Control. Anyone with information can call the Paramus Police Department at 201-262-3400 .

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Paramus Fire Responds to Vehicle Mishap on Route 17

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, No injuries were reported following a crash in which a 4-door Nissan Altima slammed into a retail establishment on Route 17 southbound in Paramus on Sunday night, 03/24. An engine compartment fire was triggered by the crash impact; it was quickly extinguished by members of Paramus Fire Department Engine Company #1. Damage to the store, The Loft Furniture Outlet, was cosmetic in nature only. A flatbed tow truck removed the wrecked & charred vehicle from the business’ parking lot. Paramus Police investigated the crash. No word at the scene as to whether any summonses were issued, or if any other vehicles were involved in the mishap.