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WYCKOFF POLICE ESTABLISH INTERNET SAFE EXCHANGE ZONE

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Wyckoff NJ, The Wyckoff Police Department has established a “Safe Exchange Zone” in the front of the Wyckoff Police Department entrance, located at 340 Franklin Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481(left side of the Municipal Building). The area by the “exchange sign” is video recorded 24hrs a day by state of the art security cameras. It should be noted that personnel are not in the police station at all times, thus it is recommended that the zone be used during normal business hours, Monday-Friday. If this is not possible, the area is recorded and routinely patrolled.

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Coyote Kills Wyckoff Family, Dog

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Wyckoff NJ, the Wyckoff Police report that on Tuesday evening, a resident of Wyckoff, who resides in the Spring Meadow area, reported that a coyote had taken their small family dog from their backyard which bordered a wooded area. A short time later, the dog was found but tragically, had succumbed to its injuries. Wyckoff Police responded and documented the incident and immediately contacted Tyco Animal Control, who is our contracted service. Tyco monitored the situation and is investigating, but there are certain State rules about what actions they can take at this time. As posted earlier this week, contact us, if an animal is acting aggressively or threatening so that we can contact animal control to respond. Further, please use our main phone line, 201-891-2121 to report non-emergent animal sightings rather than 911. 911 is to be used for actual emergencies only. Below, we have posted some Wild Animal Awareness tips concerning Coyotes provided by Tyco.

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Local Police Target Drunk Walkers ?

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Police Department has joined other Bergen Police Departments including Wyckoff with a post on their Facebook page ; “There’s no place for impairment on the road. Play it safe and plan a sober way home, even when walking or biking”.
So much for walking off the drink ?

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Water Main Break in Wyckoff This Morning

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Wyckoff Nj, Wyckoff police Department has issued a traffic alert due to a water main break on Wyckoff avenue .

MOTORIST ALERT. 5/29/19

Wyckoff Avenue between Cedar Hill Avenue and Hampshire Court is currently closed to through traffic.

Ridgewood Water has advised that they are still performing an emergency repair to restore a water main pipe.

Please drive carefully, follow posted detours and plan an alternate route.

Water main services: http://a1sewercleaning.com/water-main-break-repair-near-me-today-in-nj/

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Glen Rock Hit and Run Results in One Arrest

photo courtesy of Boyd Lovings Facebook page

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Glen Rock NJ, Hawthorne Police received a 911 telephone call just before 8:30 PM on Tuesday evening, 03/05, reporting the hit & run of a pedestrian in front of SuperFresh, 937 Lincoln Avenue, Glen Rock. The fleeing vehicle was described as a dark colored SUV with heavy front end damage, which was seen driving north from the crash site on Lincoln Avenue. Based on debris found at the scene, responding patrol officers determined that the vehicle was a General Motors product.

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Driver Hurt After Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole in Hawthorne

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Faccebook Page

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hawthorne NJ, A truck driver sustained non life threatening injuries during a crash in which his vehicle struck a utility pole in the 500 block of Goffle Hill Road, Hawthorne, on Tuesday morning, 03/05. Hawthorne EMS was assisted with patient evaluation by a paramedic team from The Valley Hospital. The driver was transported to a local hospital for treatment. A PSE&G Electric Division crew was requested to the scene due to the damaged pole and a broken guy wire. Wyckoff Police assisted Hawthorne Police with traffic control The wrecked truck was towed from the scene.

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Wyckoff Police Remind you to Lock Your Vehicle Doors!!!!!!!

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Wyckoff NJ, There has been some reports of entries to vehicles, as well as in other communities surrounding Wyckoff. All of these entries and thefts were through unlocked vehicle doors. These crimes are completely avoidable. Please remember to always keep your doors locked and valuables out of plain sight. Remember to REMOVE key fobs from the vehicle. We recommend you bring in your garage door opener if you park outside as well.

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Midland Park Multi Vehicle Collision Takes Out Railroad Signal

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

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Midland Park NJ, Two (2) victims of a Thursday afternoon, 12/20, two (2) vehicle collision at the intersection of Goffle Road and Lake Avenue in Midland Park were transported by ambulances to The Valley Hospital with non life threatening crash related injuries. Midland Park Police, Midland Park Fire Department, Midland Park EMS, Wyckoff Police, Wyckoff EMS, and Ridgewood Police units responded to the incident. A flatbed tow truck removed both wrecks from the scene. A railroad crossing signal belonging to the New York Susquehanna & Western Railway was obliterated in the crash.

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Ridgewood Child’s Library Card used to Rack up Over $1000 in Overdue Fines

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Ridgewood NJ, according to North Jersey Media a village child’s library card was fraudulently used to rack up over $1,000 in fines borrowing items from local area libraries.

Sources say ,at least 46 items were fraudulently checked out of two Bergen County libraries using a 12-year-old Ridgewood boy’s library card. The Items were checked out from both Mahwah and Wyckoff libraries and the Ridgewood resident has received an overdue notice of $1,000 fine notice.

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Ridgewood Water Catches Contractor Dumping Contaminated Soil on its Wyckoff Property

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Ridgewood NJ, Northjersey.com has reported that .,”Ridgewood Water says its water supply is safe after catching a contractor dumping contaminated soil on its Wyckoff property.”

Northjersey goes to state in the article that , “A utility employee saw a local contractor on Aug. 20 dumping between four and six loads of soil at the Ames wellfield. According to a statement by Ridgewood Water, the Wyckoff Police Department was immediately notified and is investigating. At the same time, the Ames well was shut down as a precaution.” Interesting when the Ridgewood blog checked the Wyckoff Police blotter , there was no mention of the incident on that or any other date and when we went to the Ridgewood Water website it was off line on September 27th in the evening .We do know how that feels but it seemed an odd coincidence .

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