Police Blotter

October 15, 2021

CHATHAM, NJ -- At approximately 10:34 a.m. on October 15, 2021, officers responded to North Passaic Avenue and Harvard Street to investigate an accident involving a box truck and a motorcycle. The motorcyclist, age 59 from East Hanover, NJ was traveling South on North Passaic Avenue when he was ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- At approximately 9:38 pm, on Monday, October 4th, 2021, Sergeant Daniel Walsh arrested a 46-year-old from Midland Park, New Jersey for driving while under the influence. Sergeant Walsh observed a vehicle pass him on River Road and then heard a loud crash. He pulled out to ...

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During the period between October 4 and October 10, 2021 members of the GRPD handled 296 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 10-5-2021 - 1:33 PM – The manager of CVS, located at 175 Rock Rd, reported a shoplifting that had just occurred. PO Graziani located the suspect, a ...

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Sept. 20 - Bicycle Theft; Between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. an unsecured bicycle left at CVS on Valley St was stolen. Sept. 24 - Theft from vehicle; During the overnight hours, an unsecured vehicle parked on Mountain Avenue was entered and a wallet was stolen. Sept. 25 - Theft from vehicle; During ...

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10/2/21 Burglary – Washington Avenue - Storeowner contacted Police to report a smashed front door.  Officers arrived on scene and advised by the owner that when they arrived to open for the day, they found the glass front door smashed open.  The store was rummaged through, and proceeds ...

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9/25/21 Suspicious Person – Kingsland Park - A report of a tall, thin, man with no shoes and a baseball bat yelling at people near the bathroom in Kingsland Park was received and Officers responded.  The party, Lonnie Watlington, 39, of Brooklyn was placed under arrest for having an active ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — In separate arrests in September, two Belmar men face multiple charges related to sexually assaulting children in their care. Omar Lopez-Riano, 32, of Belmar was arrested at the Belmar Police Department on September 16 by Detective Philip Bohrman, charged with two counts ...

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9/18/21 Scam Alert – Residents should be advised the phone scam where the victim receives a message from the owner of a brothel and threatens the victim’s family with harm/death if they don’t receive money from the victim for alleged services is surfacing again.  This scam has involved receipt ...

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RED BANK, NJ – The following information was supplied by the Red Bank Police Department and is published as provided. Crimes Occurring Between September 1, 2021 – September 30,2021 CRIMES Theft: In the area of Maple Ave on 09/02/2021 a report of theft was taken. Victim stated an IPhone 12 ...

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9/11/21 Suspicious Person – Ackerman Street - The resident reported to Police a suspicious incident.  The victim stated they noticed their motion sensor light on the side of their home turn on and when they looked out the window they observed a white male, wearing a hat and a white shirt in ...

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8/28/21 Theft – Columbia Avenue - Response was made to the home regarding a past occurred package theft.  The victim stated they received a package via Amazon that was left on their front porch.  The package was found sealed with nothing inside.  There was no sign of the package being tampered ...

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During the period between September 27 to October 3, 2021, members of the GRPD handled 369 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 09-27-2021 - 3:14 PM – A Glen Rock resident reported a fraudulent unemployment claim filed in their name. The detective bureau continues to receive ...

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Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. 09/13/2021 - 7:10 pm Shoplifting: P.O. Michael Franco & P.O. Juan Rodriguez responded to ShopRite, 17-17 River Road, and arrested D’Mani Williams, age 24 of Paterson, after she was detained by store loss ...

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During the period between September 20 to September 26, 2021, members of the GRPD handled 345 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 09-23-2021 - 6:39 PM – Patrols, along with Glen Rock Fire Fighters, were dispatched to Rita’s Water and Ice at 1020 Maple Avenue on a report of a ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- At 2:30 am, on Sept. 23, 2021, Officer Kyle Czerniak arrested a 21-year-old from Newark, New Jersey and charged him with receiving stolen property. Officer Czerniak overheard a radio broadcast from Chatham Township about a suspicious vehicle and located it on Main Street near ...

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On September 20th, 2021 at 10:28 pm, Patrolman Theodore Kot was on patrol in the area of Westfield Ave. and Locust St. He observed a Grey Nissan commit a motor vehicle violation. A motor vehicle stop was then conducted. Through an investigation, it was determined the driver identified as ...

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9/10/2021 at 5 p.m. — Fraud A resident of the 1100 block of Boynton Avenue reported a fraud incident. According to the victim, he was contacted through an email by an unknown actor pretending to be a McAfee Antivirus Vendor. The actor advised the victim of an outstanding balance on his account ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — During the second half of August, two persons were charged with driving while under the influence, while another individual was arrested on attempted assault and weapons charges, according to the Belmar Police Department. Aron Esler, 28, of Lake Como is accused of ...

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During the period between September 13 and September 19, 2021 members of the GRPD handled 283 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 9-15-2021 - 11:46 AM – Patrol units responded to Glen Rock High School on a report of a bias incident. The Director of Security directed officers to ...

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Peapack Private Wealth Management's David Dietze joined FOX Business’ Charles Payne live. Topic? As the Federal Reserve prepares to potentially reduce its monthly purchases of bonds, what affect will that have on the market and the economy, and what are your best investment ...

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Package Thefts On Sept. 15 two victims reported packages stolen from their residence.  At approximately 3:15 pm, an individual entered a Prospect Street apartment building and stole packages in vestibule. At this time, the detective bureau is still waiting for video surveillance from the ...

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VERONA, NJ — Leia's Kids is sponsoring an event at Mud Sweat Tears CrossFit located in Verona Sept. 26 to raise funds for a 4-year-old boy who is fighting cancer.  Kaine and his mom have had to move from Florida to Phillie, CHOP, to receive treatment. Kaine's favorite people are the police. His ...

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During the period between September 6 to September 12, 2021, members of the GRPD handled 315 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 09-06-2021 - 3:27 PM – Patrols along with Glen Rock firefighters responded to a residence on the 400 block of Grove Street to investigate the odor of ...

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9/5/2021 at 2:24 a.m. — Motor Vehicle - Burglary, Theft A resident of the 500 block of Hillcrest Avenue reports that her motor vehicle was burglarized and found to have approximately $8.00 in coins stolen from the interior. The vehicle was parked in the driveway of the residence. A motion sensor ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- On Sept. 10, 2021, at 6:33 p.m. Officers were dispatched to a Susan Drive residence for a reported outdoor fire pit that was burning out of control. Upon arrival, officers observed that the fire had spread to the main structure of the residence. The Chatham Township Fire ...

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Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. 09/08/2021 - 6:55 pm Shoplifting: Fair Lawn Police responded to the area of ShopRite, 17-17 River Road, after a report of a male shoplifter who had left the store with a shopping cart of unpaid items.   A ...

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8/3/2021— at 1842 hours a report was taken for a theft of a package located at a Park Avenue residence. The victim reported the incident occurred on 8/2/2021. The stolen package was valued at  $160.00 at the time of the theft.   8/3/2021— at 1120 hours a report was taken for a theft of an ...

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8/30/2021 at 11:57 p.m. — Motor Vehicle - Burglary, Theft Between the hours of 1900 and 2330 hours, a resident on the 800 block of Oak Avenue reported a burglary to his vehicle. The suspect(s) gained entry into his unlocked vehicle which was parked in the driveway. The suspect(s) stole a metal ...

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08/15/2021 - 2:58 am - Driving While Intoxicated: P.O. Brandon Loaiza approached a suspicious vehicle parked on Parkview Place and found the operator sleeping in the running vehicle. She was arrested after failing a roadside sobriety test. She was charged with driving while intoxicated, then ...

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During the period between August 30 to September 5, 2021, members of the GRPD handled 309 calls for service, the highlights of which included: During this past week, the Glen Rock Police Department received 5 additional reports concerning fraudulent unemployment claims. In each case unknown ...

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