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Office Building on Route 208 Hit by Bullet in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock  Police Chief Dean Ackermann confirmed Thursday. that a bullet was fired through the fourth-floor window of an office building overlooking Route 208 in Glen Rock.

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Vehicle Hits Brick Wall in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, no injuries were reported in connection with the crash of a Subaru Outback into a building located at 241 Rock Road, Glen Rock on Monday morning, 02/07. Glen Rock Police, Glen Rock Fire Department, and a representative of the Borough of Glen Rock’s Building Department responded to the incident. Damage was visible to the structure’s exterior; there was no information provided at the scene as to whether there was any interior damage. The Subaru, which was entering a parking space at the time of impact, appeared to have sustained cosmetic damage only.

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Bergen County Parks Department Garbage Truck Takes Out Tree Limb

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Glen Rock NJ, A garbage truck owned and operated by the Bergen County Parks Department slammed into a tree limb in the 600 block of Prospect Street, Glen Rock, on Friday afternoon, 03/27. No injuries were reported in the mishap and there was minimal property damage to a single family home near the incident location. A Glen Rock Police uniformed patrol officer responded to handle the reporting process.

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Glen Rock Police : No National Shutdown – This is False Information

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Alert: No National Shutdown – This is False Information.

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Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock Police have issued the following statement ,”There is a purposeful internet misrepresentation campaign in effect claiming an imminent national shutdown evoking the “Stafford Act.”

In fact, the Stafford Act, a law that allows the federal government to unlock resources directly to states has already been activated. Trump declared the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency on Friday, using authority granted by the law, which passed in 1988 and has been updated twice since. The Stafford Act does not have a provision that would allow the federal government to declare a mandatory quarantine.

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Glen Rock Public Safety Suspends Secondary, Non-emergent Operations

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Glen Rock NJ, Members of the Glen Rock Police Department, as well as our volunteer emergency services (Fire, EMS and OEM), continue to be here for the community 24/7 in responding to public safety emergencies and criminal acts in progress. However, due to the national, state and county declarations of a state of emergency certain secondary, non-emergent operations will be suspended until further notice.
Please see the attached document for further information.

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Glen Rock Women Taken by ,”Rabbi Needs Your Help” Email Scam

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Glen Rock NJ,  the Glen Rock Police report that at 1:19 PM , a Glen Rock woman reported that she received an email from whom she thought was the Rabbi of her temple seeking assistance. The email asked that she purchase five eBay gift cards for $100 each and that she would be reimbursed. The complainant was further instructed to scratch off the card numbers, photograph them and then email the photo to the Rabbi.

While the woman did this, she called the Rabbi by phone before sending the photos and was informed that this was a scam. No such email had been sent; the email address was fraudulent. The complainant was able to return the gift cards for a full refund and there was no financial loss.

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Glen Rock Fire Brings In Multiple Towns to Assist

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Glen Rock NJ, At 1834 hours on Monday, the Glen Rock Fire Department was dispatched to a report of smoke on the second floor of a residence on the Boulevard. A second alarm was transmitted in route by 830 upon reports by GRPD of a heavy smoke condition. The main fire area was in the attic space of the home. Crews used a combination of interior and exterior attacks to bring the fire under control. Thanks to all mutual aid towns, including Hawthorne, Fair Lawn, Ridgewood, Midland Park, Paramus, Waldwick, Wyckoff and Elmwood Park. Also thanks to the GRVAC and Glen Rock Police  for on scene assistance as well as Northwest and Central Bergen Mutual Aid coordinators and safety officers.

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Glen Rock Resident Receives Suspicious Package

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Glen Rock NJ, on November 23rd the Glen Rock Police report that 4:20 p.m., a Glen Rock man reported that he received a package from Hong Kong which was correctly addressed to him, but he found to be suspicious. The package contained jewelry and a scarf which he had not ordered.

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Season Beatings Reported in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, the Glen Rock Police report that on November 23rd at 12:47 p.m. ,officers were dispatched to a reported dispute on Rock Road in the Central Business District. Upon arrival they located two women involved in a verbal dispute concerning one of the women allegedly opening their vehicle’s door striking the other’s vehicle. The matter was resolved when it was determined that there was no damage and both parties were sent on their way.

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Glen Rock Police Still Investigating Pumpkin Thrown Through Store Window

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Glen Rock NJ, the Glen Rock Police report that on November 1st just after 8AM, the owner of Bellezza Salon at 877 Prospect Street reported that someone had thrown a large pumpkin through the front window of the store. Across the street at Bergen News Plus at 890 Prospect Street, the owner reported a protective cover over the HVAC system at the rear of the building was damaged along with the motor. Both incidents are reported to have occurred overnight.

Anyone who may have witnessed these incidents is asked to contact the Glen Rock Police Department at (201) 652-3800.

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Medical Episode Sends Car Into the Woods in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ,  A 4-door Buick sedan wound up entangled within the heavily wooded yard of a home located in the 200 block of Rock Road, Ridgewood, after it’s adult male driver, suffered a medical episode and lost control of the vehicle late Monday night, 10/28. Ridgewood Fire Department personnel used a chain saw to free the wreckage so that a flatbed tow truck could remove the car from the scene. The driver was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Ridgewood Police was assisted by units from Fair Lawn Police, Glen Rock Police, and Hawthorne Police. Ridgewood EMS responded with a BLS ambulance; a paramedic team from The Valley Hospital was also on the scene.

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Car Hits Building in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock Police responded to a Monday morning, 10/21, 911 telephone call report of a vehicle that had jumped a curb and smashed into a medical office building at 385 South Maple Avenue, Glen Rock. No injuries were reported in the mishap. A tow truck removed the wrecked Toyota Camry from the scene.

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Glen Rock Law Firm Hit By Bank Fraud

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Glen Rock NJ, the Glen Rock Police report a representative of a Harristown Road law firm reported that the firm discovered a total of 15 fraudulent transactions on their business account with TD Bank. While it is unknown how the actors gained the firm’s account information, a total of just over $70,000 was transferred by electronic means. Upon notification, the bank was able to reverse some, but not all, of the transactions. The detective bureau is currently reviewing the matter.

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Glen Rock Firefighter Falls Through the floor at Vacant House Fire

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Glen Rock NJ, On Wednesday, October 2nd at approximately 10:45 pm the Glen Rock Fire Department was dispatched to 154 Greenway Road for a report of smoke coming from the 2nd floor of a vacant house. Chief Aguliar and Assistant Chief Jennings arrived on the scene and found a working fire on the 1st floor of the structure. Engine 831 took a hydrant laying in, stretched a 1 3/4″ attack line, and made entry to find visible fire coming through the floor. Knocking down the fire they attempted to locate the basement stairs to check for fire in the basement. The officer of 831 sounding the floor in front of the hose line suddenly fell through the 1st floor into the basement. He declared a mayday and was able to self-extricate himself out of the basement and exited with the hose crew outside of the structure clearing the mayday. Ladder 832 and a Ridgewood engine company were able to stretch the 2nd line to the basement and confirm the fire was contained/extinguished to the floor between the basement and the 1st floor. Mutual companies assisted in primary and secondary searches as well as an overhaul.

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Ridgewood and Glen Rock Police Honored at Bergen 200 Club Valor Awards

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Ridgewood NJ, Bergen County 200 Club Valor Awards. 10/3/19 members of Ridgewood PBA and Glen Rock PBA were honored for their heroic acts on July 13th, 2019 during a car accident that involved a trapped occupant in a vehicle that was on fire. Pictured (L to R) Ridgewood Police Officers; Ptl. Jack Knudsen, Sgt. Kyle Finch, Chief Jacqueline Luthcke, Glen Rock Officers; Chief Dean Ackerman, Sgt. Greg Carter, Ptl. John Tarantino, Ptl. Nicholas Onove. Great Job to all of those who were honored. You truly went above and beyond and the Village of Ridgewood and the Borough Glen Rock are proud of you all