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Lyndhurst Car Fire Leads to Arson Arrest

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Lyndhurst NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of CHRISTOPHER BAULCH (DOB: 7/24/1978; married; unemployed) of 48 Minns Avenue, Wayne, NJ on arson-related charges. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Lyndhurst Police Department under the direction of Chief Richard Jarvis.

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Bergen County SWAT Called in to Respond to Distraught Man in Ho-Ho-Kus

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, the Bergen County SWAT team was called late Thursday afternoon, 05/12, to assist with the safe removal of a distraught adult male from his single family Ho-Ho-Kus home, known by local police to contain multiple, legal firearms. No shots were fired and no one was injured in the incident. The individual was safely removed from the home and transported by ambulance to New Bridge Regional Medical Center for an evaluation. Ho-Ho-Kus Police was assisted at the scene by Saddle River Police, Waldwick Police, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office, and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office.

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Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit Picks Up Divorced, Mechanic from Hackensack on Child Porn Charges

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Hackensack NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of JUAN C. RODRIGUEZ (DOB: 11/25/1980; divorced; mechanic) of Hackensack, NJ on child pornography charges. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love.

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Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit Arrests Married Dumont Man for Child Porn

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Dumont NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of JOHN S. BUCCI (DOB: 6/23/1982; married; employed as service account manager) of  Dumont, NJ on child pornography charges. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love.

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Narcotics Task Force Arrests Man in Fort Lee with Over 25lbs of Marijuana ,$50 Grand and Firearms

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Fort Lee NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of CARLETON E. DIXON (DOB: 7/09/1982; single; unemployed) of 307 Stanley Road, New Vineyard, Maine for drug and firearm related crimes. The arrest is the result of an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love.

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Two Bodies Discovered in Rochelle Park Home

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Rochelle Park NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the following information on the bodies discovered in a Rochelle Park home :
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 8, 2022, Rochelle Park Police responded to 44 Schlosser Drive after receiving a 9-1-1 call that there were two unconscious individuals found in the residence. Responding officers located two deceased individuals, 43-year-old Marcos Gagnon and his ex-wife, 35-year-old Mandy Staples, on the second floor of the residence. A cause of death has not yet been determined.
An investigation is being conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit under the direction of Chief Jason Love, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office under the direction of Sheriff Anthony Cureton, and the Rochelle Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Dean Pinto. No additional information is available at this time, but the incident appears to be isolated.
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Fairview Man Charged in Months-long Internet child Pornography Investigation

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Fairview NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of JOHN M. TUCCERI (DOB: 7/22/1959; married; business owner) of Fairview, NJ on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love.

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Bergen County Jail To Take Custody of all Passaic County Inmates in Shared Service Agreement

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Hackensack NJ, Officials from the Counties of Bergen and Passaic have reached terms to a new agreement where the Bergen County Jail, will soon assume the care and custody of all Passaic County inmates. The deal builds upon a temporary measure adopted by both administrations this past November that allowed Passaic to transfer 200 inmates to the Bergen County Jail to alleviate additional strains brought on by COVID-19.

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Missing Teen Found Safe in Clifton

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Paramus NJ, the  19-year-old Bergen County College student who went missing Wednesday has been found. According to Bergen County Sheriff Anthony Cureton ,the teen was found safe by Clifton police at the Wendy’s on Main Avenue Friday and is back with her family. Police do not yet have details about where she has been the past few days, Cureton said.

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UPDATE: Paramus Police and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office Searching for Missing Teenager Last seen at Bergen County Community College

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Paramus NJ, the Paramus Police Department and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office are asking the public to keep an eye out for a Bergen County Community College student who went missing Wednesday. Please call 911 ,  Anyone with other information should call the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office at 201-336-3500.

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Grand Jury Declines to Criminally Charge Officer who struck and Killed a Boy on Route 208 in Fair Lawn in 2019

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Fair Lawn NJ, a state grand jury has voted not to file any criminal charges at the conclusion of its deliberations regarding the death of a boy, age 12, who was struck and killed by a police vehicle driven by Officer Michael Sansevere of the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office on Route 208 in Fair Lawn on April 14, 2019.

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Motorcyclist Dies After Hitting Deer on Route 4 in Teaneck

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Teaneck NJ, a motorcyclist died Monday morning after colliding with a deer on Route 4 east. The crash happened near the Margaret Street overpass, near to Teaneck High School.

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Wyckoff Home of U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer Hit With Protests

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Wyckoff NJ, several police departments from Bergen and Passaic Counties along with officers from the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office assisted Wyckoff Police in the arrest of approximately 12 protestors at the Wyckoff home of U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer on Monday afternoon, 10/18. Those arrested were allegedly trespassing on private property owned by the Congressman and his spouse. No injuries were reported by any officers or protestors at the scene.

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Bergen County Sheriff’s Officer and K9 Partner Assist Englewood Police Department in the Apprehension of Three Suspects

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Englewood NJ, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office congratulates Officer Sohrab Moussavian and his K-9 partner Cash, who recently assisted Englewood Police Department in the apprehension of three (3) male suspects who fled a motor vehicle crash involving a stolen car. The suspects were tracked over 200 yards, through multiple properties, K-9 Cash located US Currency on the ground.

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Bergen SWAT Raids Palisades Park Drug Mill

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Palisades Park NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of DAVID BAEZ (DOB: 7/21/1985; married; unemployed) and MASSIEL INOA (DOB: 2/7/1993; married; unemployed) of 267 Hillside Avenue, Palisades Park on drug related offenses. The arrests are the result of a joint investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Hackensack Police Department under the direction of Officer-in-Charge Captain Darrin DeWitt.

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