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Ridgewood Police Department Responds to Rash of Mail Box Break-ins

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page 

Theft From Mailboxes :

The Ridgewood Police department and the U.S. Postal Police are currently investigating unlawful mailbox entries in Ridgewood’s central business district. These thefts have also occurred in surrounding towns, the Ridgewood Police Department is advising anyone who may have placed mail in mailboxes in the Central business District from 12/30/18- 12/31/18 to check with the intended recipients of the mail as the items may not have been successfully delivered. Affected parties should also monitor their credit reports and bank accounts for any suspicious activities. If you determine you are a victim of a crime, please report it to the Ridgewood Police Department immediately. If you have any information regarding these thefts please contact the Ridgewood Police Detective Bureau at 201- 251-4537.

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The “Check In the Mail ” has gone Missing in Ridgewood


the staff of the Ridgewood

Ridgewood NJ , we have received multiply reports that mail dropped at the Ridgewood Post Office was somehow stolen and checks were fraudulently altered and deposited.  This follows a similar reports in the Twp of Washington and in Oakland Nj, earlier this year .

18 U.S. Code § 1708 – Theft or receipt of stolen mail matter gen­erally

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