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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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Body Found at Ridgefield Fire Identified

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Ridgefield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announces the following updated information regarding an investigation into a fatal fire at 850 Broad Avenue in Ridgefield, NJ, that occurred on Wednesday, March 6, 2024. An investigation is being conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Acting Chief Matthew Finck and the Ridgefield Police Department under the direction of Chief Thomas Gallagher.

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Dumont Man Charged in a Motor Vehicle Accident Striking Two Pedestrians while Intoxicated

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Dumont NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of ESVIN DUARTE-SIMON (DOB: 6/23/1990; single; laborer) of 325 E. Madison Avenue, Dumont, NJ. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Ridgefield Police Department under the direction of Chief Thomas Gallagher.

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Bergen Plastic Surgeon’s Medical License Suspended Over Allegations of Sexual Contact with a Patient

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Ridgefield NJ, Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced today that the State Board of Medical Examiners has temporarily suspended Dr. Peter V. Driscoll’s medical license over allegations of solicitation of and engagement in sexual contact with a patient as well as other forms of misconduct.

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The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public’s help with identifying a man wanted for a theft that occurred at the New Jersey Turnpike Vince Lombardi Service Area

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Ridgefield NJ, the New Jersey State Police is seeking the public’s help with identifying a man wanted for a theft that occurred at the New Jersey Turnpike Vince Lombardi Service Area in Ridgefield in Bergen County, on December 3rd , 2022.

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Traffic Stop in Ridgefield Yields Money Laundering Charge by Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotic Task Force

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Ridgefield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of PENG CHENG (DOB: 4/30/1989; married; unemployed) of 2425 Ericsson Street, Queens, NY on a charge of money laundering. The arrest is the result of an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love.

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Motor Vehicle Stop in Ridgefield Leads Trafficking and Gun Charges

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Ridgefield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of FRANCIS E. HIDALGO (DOB: 11/06/1998; single; unemployed) of 15026 Timberlea Dr, Missouri City, TX, and ANTONIO A. MORENO (DOB: 04/07/1999; single; unemployed) of 5010 Grove West Boulevard, Stafford, TX, on money laundering and unlawful weapons possession charges.  The arrests are the result of an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love.

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Vehicle Search in Ridgefield Yields 420 lbs of Marijuana

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Ridgefield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of LI FAN FENG (DOB: 01/13/2002; single; unemployed) of 13418 Blossom Ave, Flushing, NY on a charge of possession with intent to distribute more than 400 pounds of marijuana.  The arrest is the result of an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love.

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NJ State Police Seeking Public’s Assistance with Identifying a Woman Wanted for Theft at the Vince Lombardi Service Area

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Ridgefield NJ, NJ State Police are seeking public’s Assistance with identifying a woman wanted for stealing a catalytic converter.

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Drug Arrest Made After Suspect Attempts to Flee after Biting Detective in Ridgefield

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Ridgefield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of JAYCOMM GRAVE RAMOS (DOB: 5/20/1993; single; laborer) of 3077 Potter Street, Philadelphia, PA and ESHANIEL MOYANO (DOB: 6/04/2001; single; unemployed) of 4222 Claridge Street, Philadelphia, PA on drug, aggravated assault and resisting arrest offenses. The arrests are the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love.

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Bergen County Man Sentenced to 18 Months for Short Sale Real-estate Fraud Scheme

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Ridgefield NJ,  a Bergen County, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for his role in a multi-year scheme to defraud financial institutions and others, Rahul Agarwal, Attorney for the United States in this matter, announced.

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Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cold Case Unit Nabs 1974 “Torso Killer “

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Montvale NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the charging and conviction of RICHARD COTTINGHAM (DOB: 11/25/46; New Jersey State Prison) for the murders of 17-year-old Mary Ann Pryor and 16-year-old Lorraine Kelly in August 1974.

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Stolen Car Stop in Ridgefield Results in Gun and Drug Bust of Philadelphia Man

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Ridgefield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of GERALD T. BENNETT (DOB: 7/16/1988; single; unemployed) of 1048 Levick Street, Philadelphia, PA on charges of Receiving Stolen Property, Possession Of A Controlled Dangerous Substance and Possession Of A Weapon Without A Lawful Purpose. The arrest is 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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VICTIM IDENTIFIED IN RIDGEFIELD HOUSE EXPLOSION

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Ridgefield NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced an investigation into the house explosion/fire at 360 Abbott Avenue, Ridgefield, NJ on June 17, 2019. The investigation is being conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office under the direction of Sheriff Anthony Cureton, and the Ridgefield Police Department under the direction of Chief Thomas Gallagher.

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Driver Unharmed in Tractor Trailer Fire at Vince Lombardi Service Area in Ridgefield

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Ridgefield  NJ, NJSP Troop D Turnpike Patrol Division investigated a tractor trailer fire that took place on a ramp associated with the Vince Lombardi Service Area in Ridgefield on Friday afternoon, 01/05. The fire was extinguished by Ridgefield Fire Department personnel. The tractor’s driver escaped the fully engulfed rig unharmed. A heavy duty tow truck removed the charred remains from the roadway.