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Unlicensed Driver Charged in Head-on Collision in Elmwood Park

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Elmwood Park NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of 24-year-old JUAN P. ALBAN NARANJO of Elmwood Park, NJ on charges of assault by auto and causing injury while driving unlicensed. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Matthew Finck and the Elmwood Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Michael Foligno.

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Wallington Man Picked Up Over Child Porn Allegations

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Wallington NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of ELVIS DANIEL CAMACHO MONTILLA, 25, of  Wallington, on a charge of possession of child sexual abuse material. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Matthew Finck.

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Piscataway Man Charged With Attempted Murder in Englewood Cliffs Stabbing

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Englewood Cliffs NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of 29-year-old HARSHKUMAR H. PATEL of Piscataway, NJ on charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and possession of a weapon. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Matthew Finck and the Englewood Cliffs Police Department under the direction of Chief William Henkelman.

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Ridgewood Police Department Chief for the Day, Oliver Oloumi

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Ridgewood NJ, Residents of Ridgewood, allow the Ridgewood Police Department to introduce you to our Chief for the day, Oliver Oloumi, a bright 4th-grade student from Somerville Elementary. Chief Oliver stepped into the shoes of Chief Lyons for a day filled with exciting activities and important responsibilities.

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Ridgefield Man Charged With Attempted Murder and Sexual Assault of a Pre-Teen

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Ridgefield NJ , Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of 33-year-old JULIO AMARO-VASQUEZ of Ridgefield, on charges of attempted murder, attempted aggravated sexual assault, aggravated assault, attempted sexual assault by contact, and endangering the welfare of a child. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Matthew Finck, and the Fairview Police Department under the direction of Chief Vincent Bellucci.

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New York Man Charged After Hitting A Pedestrian in Park Ridge

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Park Ridge NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of 65-year-old MARK D. CARROLL of OAK HILL, NY on charges of assault by auto and driving while intoxicated. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Matthew Finck and the Park Ridge Police Department under the direction of Chief Joseph Madden.

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Shooting Incident at Wilde Memorial Park in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, in a shocking incident Tuesday evening, a man was shot at Wilde Memorial Park in Glen Rock, prompting a flood of 911 calls from concerned residents in Fair Lawn and Ridgewood. The shooting occurred during a busy time at the park, which was hosting a basketball tournament.

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Maywood Police Make Swift Arrest Following Downtown Robberies

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Maywood NJ, in the heart of Maywood’s downtown shopping district, a sense of unease gripped the community after a string of robberies rattled its sense of security. Chief Terence R. Kenny took to social media to address the concerns, announcing a significant development in the case that has “shaken our community.”

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Hackensack Food Delivery Driver Charged with Possession of Child Porn

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Hackensack NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of MICHAEL SAPUPPO (DOB: 09/19/1985; single; food delivery driver) of  Hackensack, NJ, on charges of possession of child sexual abuse material. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Acting Chief Matthew Finck.

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Bergenfield Man Charged in Dumont Hit-and-Run

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Bergenfield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of ERNEST F. HOFMANN (DOB: 5/18/1929; widowed; carpenter) of 107 Spring Avenue, Bergenfield, NJ. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Acting Chief Matthew Finck and the Dumont Police Department under the direction of Chief Brian Joyce. Continue reading Bergenfield Man Charged in Dumont Hit-and-Run

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Bergen County Prosecutor Rules Teaneck House Fire Arson

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Teaneck NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announces the following updated information regarding an apartment fire at 850 Palisade Avenue in Teaneck, NJ that occurred on Monday, February 19, 2024. The investigation is being conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Acting Chief Matthew Finck and the Teaneck Police Department under the direction of Chief Andrew McGurr.

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Hackensack Police Arrest Man Accused of Holding a Woman Captive at Gun Point

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Hackensack NJ, on February 21, 2024, Hackensack Police Officers responded to a residential home on Poplar Avenue on a report of a person who was being held against their will at gunpoint. The suspect was encounted on scene, and a neighboring police department located the victim. The victim was not injured and subsequently transported to Police Headquarters for the investigation.

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Police Nab Fort Lee Hit-and-Run Suspect

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Fort Lee NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of OLIVER GARCIA (DOB: 4/3/1995; single; mechanic) of 183 Garfield Avenue, Apartment 1R, Jersey City, NJ for knowingly leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in serious bodily injury, hindering apprehension, and tampering with physical evidence. The charges are the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit under the direction of Acting Chief Matthew Finck and the Fort Lee Police Department under the direction of Chief Matthew J. Hintze.

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The Cause and Origin of the Teaneck House Fire Determined to be “Suspicious”

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Teaneck NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announces the following updated information regarding an apartment fire at 850 Palisade Avenue in Teaneck, NJ, that occurred on Monday, February 19, 2024. The investigation is being conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Acting Chief Matthew Finck and the Teaneck Police Department under the direction of Chief Andrew McGurr.

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Multiple Police Agencies Take Down Armed Robbery Crew

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Palisades Park NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of KEVIN ULYSSES (DOB: 04/03/2004; unemployed) of 658 East 227th Street in the Bronx, New York; RAHQUAN BROOKS (DOB: 11/08/2003; unemployed; currently incarcerated in the State of New York); and two JUVENILES on charges related to multiple armed robberies in Bergen County, NJ. The arrests are the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Acting Chief Matthew Finck, the Ridgefield Park PoliMulti Ploces Agencies ce Department under the direction of Chief Joseph Rella, and the Palisades Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Anthony Espino.

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