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Ramapo Valley Road in Mahwah will be Closed as of August 8th for Road Work

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Oakland  NJ, Please be advised that road work along Ramapo Valley Road in Mahwah will be commencing this Monday, August 8th, which will necessitate a HARD ROAD CLOSURE on both sides of their work zone at the old Carmel Retreat property, located at 1071 Ramapo Valley Road.

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Oakland Police Officer Assaulted at During Traffic Stop

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Oakland NJ, on March 11th Oakland Patrol officer, Sergeant Keith Docwra initiated a traffic stop involving an erratic driver that was called in by a motorist. The vehicle was located at the intersection of Long Hill Road and Ramapo Valley Road stopped at a red light with the motorist appearing to be drowsy behind the wheel. The involved vehicle had a flat tire, a heavily damaged wheel, and a smashed rear window sustained from a recent motor vehicle crash.

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Private Ambulance Service Employee Falls From Moving Vehicle of Route 208 South in Wyckoff

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Wyckoff NJ, on February 25th approximately  1.35 pm Wyckoff Police received a 911 call reporting a person had fallen out of a moving vehicle on Route 208  South between Ewing and Russell Avenues. Arriving officers reported that the front seat passenger of a private ambulance had fallen out of the vehicle and was lying on the shoulder of the highway .  The 21 year old male was an employee of the private ambulance service . He appeared to have suffered  internal injuries and possible broken bones. The victim was transported to St Joseph’s Hospital in Paterson .

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Oakland Police : No COVID-19 Lab-tech Test Scam, Medical Workers Were legitimate

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Oakland NJ, early on Wednesday ,Oakland Police reported  that while waiting for test results at a local business, multiple victims say two male suspects offered them tests to speed up the waiting process. After the victims received what they believed to be a COVID-19 test, they provided the men with their personal identifying information.

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“Sexual assault in Progress “Crank Caller Charged

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Ridgewood NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of JOHN P. LAFORGIA (DOB: 10/01/1984; single; security guard) of 36 Ebbitts Avenue, Apartment 3N, Staten Island, New York on a charge of False Public Alarm. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti.

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Muti Vehicle Collision Including and Oakland Police Car Sends 2 to the Hospital

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Oakland NJ, Oakland Police, Oakland Fire Department, Oakland EMS, and Franklin Lakes EMS responded to aid the victims of a Wednesday afternoon, 10/17, rollover crash in front of 392 Ramapo Valley Road, Oakland. A total of four (4) vehicles were involved in the collision, including a marked Oakland police SUV, which appeared to have been parked when it was hit. Two (2) victims were transported by ambulance to Chilton Medical Center, three (3) other victims refused medical aid, Multiple tow trucks were required to remove wreckage from the scene.

 

 

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OAKLAND POLICE OFFICER CHARGED WITH ASSAULT BY AUTO

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Oakland NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the charging of Oakland Police Officer DANIEL KERN of Oakland, NJ (DOB: 10/28/1981; married; employed by the Borough of Oakland) on two charges of Assault By Auto, and MICHAEL FAHY of Franklin Lakes, NJ (DOB: 1/20/1981; single; self-employed) on a charge of Hindering Apprehension Of Another. The charges are the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti.

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US Post Office collection boxes in front of the Oakland Post Office, 332 Ramapo Valley Road were broken into and all of the contents inside were stolen.

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Oakland NJ, Borough of Oakland Police Department reports that between June 12th at 5pm and 730am June 13 the US Post Office collection boxes in front of the Oakland Post Office, 332 Ramapo Valley Road were broken into and all of the contents inside were stolen. The US Postal Inspector & Oakland Police Department are working together to investigate the thefts. If you placed any mail into any Oakland collection boxes immediately prior to these thefts and the contents were payments made by check, we advise you to cancel the checks and report this theft to the US Postal Inspection Service with any documentation supporting the incident. If the checks were already cashed, follow up with the individual or company the check was written to in order to be sure they actually received the payment and not the offender(s) involved in the thefts. If any personal information (date of birth, social security number, driver’s license number, etc.) was included, we encourage residents to respond to their local police department to file an identity theft report and to monitor all accounts and credit bureaus. We want to remind everyone the Oakland post Office does have drop boxes in their building which we recommend you use in the future.