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Helicopter Touches Down at Benjamin Franklin Middle School in Ridgewood !

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Ridgewood NJ, on Sunday 11/18/2018: Ridgewood Fire fighter “B” Shift assisting with a Helicopter Landing at Benjamin Franklin Middle School along with Ridgewood Police and Ridgewood Emergency Services. It was a demonstration for Ridgewood Teens in Emergency Services student volunteers.

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RECENT BURGLARIES IN THE VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD

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Ridgewood NJ, Since turning back the clocks, there have been some home burglaries in the Village. These typically have occurred during the hours of 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., when it is dark and no one is home. There have also been burglaries from vehicles parked in driveways.

Please be aware that Public Safety is the Village of Ridgewood’s #1 priority, and our Police Department is giving their full attention to uncover every detail and piece of information, so that they can identify those involved in the burglaries. In addition, there are extra Police patrols on the streets. If you are aware of a burglary which has occurred near your home, and have home security cameras or a Ring doorbell camera, please contact the Ridgewood Police Department, at 201-652-3900, and let them know. The videos obtained from these cameras will assist the Ridgewood Police Department in their investigation.

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Ridgewood Police and Signal Department Free Trapped Deer

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Ridgewood NJ, Several Ridgewood Police uniformed Patrol Officers and members of the Ridgewood Signal Department used hand tools to free a buck who became impaled on a fence at 207 Prospect Street, Ridgewood on Friday morning, 11/09. The injured animal stood up and ran away shortly after police officers removed a cut section of fencing from his leg.

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BREAKING : Mayor Comments on Rash of Burglaries in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, Village of Ridgewood Mayor Ramon Hache puts out a statement to all residents about a number of burglaries taking place in Ridgewood .

To All Residents:

You may have heard about a number of burglaries taking place in Ridgewood. The Ridgewood Police Department is diligently working on uncovering every detail and piece of information it can to identify the actors involved. The police is working very hard at it and giving it the full attention of the department.

We ask residents who have footage from security cameras or other helpful information to contact the police at (201) 652-3900. We advise residents to take basic security precautions by properly locking doors and window

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Ridgewood Police are currently investigating a break & entry into a single family home located on South Irving Street

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police are currently investigating a break & entry into a single family home located in the 200 block of South Irving Street that occurred sometime today.
Please ensure your doors and windows are locked when you leave home. Leaving lights and a radio or TV on might be a good idea as well.
Yesterday, several attempted break & entries were reported in the Travel School area.
Be alert and report any suspicious activity to Ridgewood PD at 201-652-3900.

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Ridgewood Police Patrol Officers Respond to aid Victim of Vehicle Crash on Grove Street

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood EMS and Ridgewood Police Patrol Officers Patrick Elwood & Kevin McKeon responded to aid the adult female victim of a single vehicle crash in the 700 block of Grove Street, Ridgewood on Sunday afternoon, 11/04. The victim was transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus. A flatbed tow truck removed the wrecked white colored, 4-door sedan. A young shade tree was also destroyed in the incident. The accident may have been caused when the driver experienced a medical episode.

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Armored Car Jumps Curb and Takes Out Utility Pole in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, An armored vehicle loaded with currency clipped two (2) utility poles before jumping a curb and crashing into a tree on Saturday afternoon, 11/03, in Ridgewood. The incident occurred in the 300 block of South Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, near Prospect Street. Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire Department, and Ridgewood EMS rushed to aid the vehicle’s driver, who was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital with a non life threatening leg injury. Several armed security guards and uniformed police officers stood by as currency was transferred from the heavily damaged vehicle to another armored unit owned by the same company. A heavy duty wrecker removed the demolished vehicle from the scene. Traffic was detoured away from the crash site until the scene was cleared. Police at the scene did not comment as to whether any summonses were/would be issued in connection with the crash.

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“Porch Pirates ” hit home on North Van Dien in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Police report that on October 25th, a North Van Dien Avenue resident responded to Ridgewood Police headquarters to report the theft of delivered packages. The victim reported three delivered packages were stolen between August 2018 and October 2018 after being delivered to her residence by USPS. The packages were valued at approximately $170. Its that time of the year again people need to be careful.

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Call of Suspicious Activity Results in Arrests on Cliff Street in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Police report that patrol units were dispatched to Cliff Street on October 26th for a report of suspicious activity in progress. Patrol units located a person matching the description provided by the caller in the area and upon further investigation a second involved male party was located. As a result of the investigation, a 28 year-old male from Mahwah, N.J. was arrested and charged with hindering apprehension by providing false information, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and drug paraphernalia. The second male, a 28 year-old from Jefferson, N.Y. was also arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and drug paraphernalia. Both arrestees were transported to Ridgewood Police headquarters, served with criminal complaints and then transported to the Bergen County Jail.