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Garfield Drug Dealer Implicated in Death of Two Users

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Garfield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of MELVIN GUZMAN, 29, of Garfield, NJ for strict liability in a drug-induced death and a drug distribution-related charge. 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 Garfield Police Department under the direction of Chief Richard Uram.

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Garfield Counseling Center Owner Admits Orchestrating Health Care Fraud Scheme

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Garfield NJ, the owner of a New Jersey counseling center today admitted her role in a health care fraud scheme involving hundreds of false claims, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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5 Men Charged with Murder of Hawthorne Man in Garfield

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Garfield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of JAYSON RIVERA (DOB: 12/25/2000; single; unemployed) of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania; BRYANT SANCHEZ (DOB: 11/29/1997; single; carpenter) of Paterson, NJ; ERONY SANCHEZ (DOB: 04/02/1996; single; unemployed) of Clifton, NJ; and DANTE MOORE (DOB: 08/14/1990; single; retail) of Passaic, NJ on murder charges. RICKY “ANGEL” VARGAS (DOB: 07/18/1988; single; unemployed) of East Stroudsburg, PA was charged with murder and is currently a wanted fugitive from justice. The arrests were the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Acting Chief Matthew Finck and the Garfield Police Department under the direction of Chief Richard M. Uram.

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The Ins and Outs of Styrofoam Recycling in Ridgewood: What You Need to Know

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Ridgewood is committed to working with our neighbors and cutting costs through shared service agreements. The use of our styrofoam condenser at the Ridgewood recycling center is a great example. Sharing with Glen Rock, Twp. of Washington , Garfield and soon Ho-Ho-Kus, all five communities can reap the benefit of one piece of equipment while helping the environment at the same time.

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Married Garfield Middle Teacher Charged in Relationship With Student

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Garfield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of AMY DOVIDIO (DOB: 5/18/1977; married; teacher) of Pompton Plains, NJ, on charges of aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child, aggravated criminal sexual contact and criminal sexual contact. 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 Garfield Police Department under the direction of Chief Richard Uram.

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Garfield Man Charged in Baseball Bat Attack Armed Robbery

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Garfield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of JOSE MILTON MEJIA-MEJIA (DOB: 06/21/1991; married; unemployed) of 560 Palisade Avenue, Garfield, NJ on charges related to an armed robbery/aggravated assault in Little Ferry, NJ. 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 Little Ferry Police Department under the direction of Chief James Walters.

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Married Garfield Man Charged in the Production and Possession of Child Porn

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Garfield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of JORGE E. MENDEZ (DOB: 1/30/1967; married; product inspector) of Garfield, NJ on charges of production and 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 Jason Love.

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Homes Evacuated after Report of Explosives in Garfield

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Garfield NJ, on Monday, local authorities swiftly responded to reports of discovered explosives at a residence on Manner Avenue in Garfield, successfully eliminating the devices after evacuating nearby homes.

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Garfield Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting a Child

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Garfield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of JARRELL TAVER-HUDSON (DOB: 03/05/1991; single; unemployed) of 170 River Drive, Garfield, NJ on charges of aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child 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 Garfield Police Department under the direction of Chief Richard Uram.

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Garfield Dealer Charged in Drug Overdose Death

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Garfield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of JUHAAN HAMMOND (DOB: 9/16/1993; single; unemployed) of 57 Jewell Street, Second Floor, Garfield, NJ on strict liability and drug distribution-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 Garfield Police Department under the direction of Chief Richard Uram.

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Two Men and One Juvenile Arrested in Armed Garfield Carjacking

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Garfield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of CHRISTOPHER GONZALEZ (DOB: 08/27/2003; single; unemployed) of 85 Mercer Street, Paterson, NJ; RAEKWON J. NORWOOD (DOB: 01/19/2003; single; unemployed) of 83 Garfield Avenue, Paterson, NJ; and a 17-year-old JUVENILE with carjacking, armed robbery, weapons and theft offenses. The arrests are the result of an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Garfield Police Department under the direction of Chief Richard Uram.

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Elmwood Park Gunman Picked Up in Garfield Shooting

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Garfield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of JOSHUA CASIANO (DOB: 03/17/1994; single; traffic safety foreman) of Elmwood Park, NJ, on charges related to a June 18, 2023, shooting in Garfield, NJ.  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 Garfield Police Department under the direction of Chief Richard Uram.

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Bergen County Prosecutor Investigating Garfield Shooting

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Garfield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella comments of Sundays shooting in Garfield ,offering the following information:

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County Prosecutor Investigates Multiple Gas Station Robberies in Garfield and Elmwood Park

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Garfield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announces the following information on multiple armed gas station robberies in Bergen County:

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WalletHub Study: Village of Ridgewood Ranks 7th Worst Place In the Entire Country to Start a Business

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Ridgewood NJ, National Small Business Week is approaching and many employers still struggling to hire new workers, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2023’s Best Small Cities to Start a Business. No surprise the Village of Ridgewood with it’s very high costs came in 7th worst in the entire country at number 1328 (out of 1334) . In overall business environment the Village placed 955 and in Business costs 1310 .

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