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Double-rollover Crash in Ramsey on Route 17 Wednesday Morning

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Ramsey NJ, members from Ramsey Police, Ramsey EMS, Ramsey Rescue, Ramsey OEM and Ramsey Fire Department were on scene Wednesday  morning for a double-rollover crash in Ramsey on Route 17 just North of  QuickChek.

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Oradell Delivery Driver Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

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Oradell NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of EVERETT C. REILLY (DOB: 11/14/2002; single; delivery driver) of Oradell, 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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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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Former Mahwah High School Wrestler Dies After Being Struck on Route 17 in Ramsey

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Ramsey NJ, according to Ramsey Police Chief Bryan Gurneya a 20-year-old Mahwah man died Thursday after being struck twice on Route 17 in Ramsey.

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Multi Vehicle Accident Closes Route 17 South early Saturday Evening in Ramsey

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Ramsey NJ, Multiple ambulances were dispatched to aid the victims of a two (2) vehicle, early Saturday evening, 07/10, crash on Route 17 southbound near Franklin Turnpike, Ramsey. Both vehicles were heavily damaged and removed from the scene by separate flatbed tow trucks. Ramsey Police, Ramsey EMS, Ramsey Rescue, and Ramsey Fire department responded to the incident. Ramsey Police implemented a full closure of Route 17 southbound immediately following the crash, then opened a single travel lane after all victims and one (1) vehicle were removed from the highway. The highway was completely re-opened within 60 minutes of patrol officers’ arrival at the scene.

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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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Four Vehicle Crash at the Intersection of East Crescent Avenue and Lake Street in Ramsey

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Ramsey NJ, Ramsey Police, Ramsey Fire, Ramsey Rescue, and Ramsey EMS responded to aid multiple victims of a four (4) vehicle crash at the intersection of East Crescent Avenue and Lake Street, Ramsey on Thursday afternoon, 02/27. Upper Saddle River Police assisted with traffic control. All four (4) vehicles were towed from the scene.

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Truck Hits Utility Pole in Ramsey Causes Power Outages and Extensive Delays on Route 17

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Ramsey NJ, the two southbound lanes on Route 17 in Ramsey were reopened after lanes in both directions were closed for much of the day Friday after a truck hit a utility pole.

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MIDLAND PARK MAN CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

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Midland Park NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of JEFF A. VAZ (DOB: 12/3/1987; single; unemployed) of 290 Prospect Avenue, Midland Park, NJ, on the charge of Possession of Child Pornography. 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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3 Vehicle Rollover Crash in Ramsey

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Ramsey NJ, Ramsey Police, Ramsey Fire Department, Ramsey Rescue, and Ramsey EMS responded aid victims involved in a three (3) vehicle MVA with rollover at the intersection of Hilltop Road and North Franklin Turnpike on Thursday morning, 11/07.

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Robbers Hit 2 Route 17 Dunkin Donuts Early Wednesday Morning

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Ramsey Nj, according to Ramsey Police at 1233 AM this date and armed Robbery (handgun) at Dunkin Donuts Route 17 North yielding proceeds. NO ONE INJURED.

Actor described as an Asian male in his 20’s, short, thin build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, face mask and sunglasses. Actor brandished a handgun demanded money from the registers and attempted to have employee open the safe. Actor fled via rear door of Dunkin Donuts.

Barely 15 minutes later, Paramus Police reported similar incident at their Dunkin Donuts, actor had a matching description.

Anyone who might have seen or knows something that could help authorities catch the robber is asked to contact Ramsey police at(201) 327-2400 or Paramus police at (201) 262-3400 .

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Upper Saddle River and Ramsey Police Converge on Quick Chek Prevent Possible Opioid Tragedy

Photo and post by  Derek Michalski‎ 

Ramsey NJ,  Another alleged Opioids addict saved by Upper Saddle Police tonight. Thank you for keeping us save. I can’t give you more details but quick thinking by one of Quick Chek gas attendants on Route 17 North in Ramsey and light-speed response by USR Police and Ramsey Police probably prevented another tragic car accident or even worse death or maiming. Great job officers! Chief Rotella should be proud of his crew as we ALL are tonight.

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17 North Crash Results in Non Life Threatening Injuries

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Ramsey NJ, Six (6) victims of a Monday morning, 12/17, crash on Route 17 northbound near Spring Avenue in Ramsey were transported to area hospitals by ambulances. Ramsey Police, Ramsey Rescue, and Ramsey EMS responded to the incident along with mutual aid ambulances from Upper Saddle River and The Valley Health System. Two (2) wrecked vehicles were removed from the scene by flatbed tow trucks. One (1) travel lane of Route 17 northbound and the exit ramp to Spring Street from Route 17 northbound were closed while emergency crews worked. All injuries were reported to have been non life threatening in nature.

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Rollover Crash on Franklin Turnpike takes Out Utility Pole

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Allendale NJ, Allendale Police, Allendale Fire, and Allendale EMS responded to a Monday morning, 08/13 rollover crash in the 900 block of Franklin Turnpike, Allendale. A utility pole was demolished in the mishap. At least one (1) person was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. A paramedic team from The Valley Hospital assisted Allendale EMTs. Ramsey Police assisted with traffic control. A flatbed tow truck righted and removed the wreck from the roadway. Police at the scene did not indicate if the downed utility pole caused any outages to electric power or communications services. No word either on whether any extended road closures would be in effect.