Glen Ridge Crime: Reminder to Lock Car Doors, Juveniles Trespassing, Criminal Mischief, Theft

BY  |  Monday, Aug 22, 2016 10:15am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe latest crime in Glen Ridge from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Burglary to Auto: During the past weeks, the Borough has seen an increase in entered vehicles. Residents are requested to assist the police department in our crime fighting efforts by locking all car doors when they are not in use and we request that any suspicious activity be report.

Date/Time: 8-19-2016 @ 10:00 AM
Incident: Theft
Description: Officer Michael High responded to Woodland Avenue where he met with the victim. The victim reported that his four brown rectangular garbage cans were stolen from the residence on this date sometime before 10:00am. The victim stated that this has happened before in the past and the garbage cans were described as brown in color. Any person with information is requested to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115.

Date/Time: 8-18-2016 @ 8:50 PM
Incident: Trespassing
Description: Officer Rivera responded to Lorraine Street where he met with the caller. The caller stated that he observed an unknown juvenile in his rear yard. The juvenile was wearing a white tee-shirt and blue shorts and fled from the yard with several juveniles who were waiting on Midland Avenue. Any person with information is requested to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 11.5
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Glen Ridge Crime: Theft of Political Lawn Signs, Criminal Trespass, Arrests

BY  |  Monday, Aug 15, 2016 10:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe latest crime in Glen Ridge from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 8-7-2016 @ 2:31 AM
Incident: Possession of CDS
Description: Officer Fuquannah Holley observed a male party loitering in the Glen near the Gazebo after dusk. Upon investigation, it was determined that the male party was in possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Mr. Thomas Funches, 28, of North Bergen, NJ was arrested and charged with Possession of CDS and a Borough Ordinance Violation; he was transported to Police Headquarters, processed and later released. This matter has been turned over to the Glen Ridge Municipal Court.

Date/Time: 8-7-2016 @ 11:31 PM
Incident: Hindering Apprehension & Warrant Arrest
Description: Officer Wilk observed a vehicle at the intersection of Bloomfield Avenue and High Street commit a traffic violation. While speaking with the driver, it was determined that Mr. Gilberto Orellana, 31 of Elizabeth, NJ had provided a fake name and date of birth and was not in possession of a valid driver’s license. It was also determined that driver had multiple warrants for his arrest. He was arrested and charged with providing false information to law enforcement, he was transported to Police Headquarters and later released. This matter has been referred to the Glen Ridge Municipal Court.
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Glen Ridge Crime: Theft, DUI Arrest, Criminal Mischief

BY  |  Monday, Aug 08, 2016 1:15pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe latest crime in Glen Ridge from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 8-4-2016 @ 11:50 AM
Incident: Theft
Description: Officer Thomas Nugent responded to Winsor Place on a report of a theft. Upon arrival, the victim advised that a package was stolen from her front porch. The victim stated that the package was delivered to her residence on July 30th, 2016 during the daytime. This matter is currently under investigation by the Glen Ridge Detective Bureau and anyone with information is asked to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115.

Date/Time: 8-4-2016 @ 8:00 AM
Incident: Theft
Description: Officer Nugent responded to the 200 block of Ridgewood Avenue for a theft report. The victim advised that an unknown person had removed several laptop computers from an office sometime between 3:30 PM on 8-3-2016 and 7:30 PM on 8-4-2016. This matter is currently under investigation by the Glen Ridge Detective Bureau and anyone with information is asked to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Car Burglaries and Harrasment

BY  |  Monday, Aug 01, 2016 1:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe latest crime in Glen Ridge from Capt. Sean Quinn:

Date/Time: 7-27-2016 @ 8:42 AM
Incident: Burglary to Auto / Theft
Description:
Officer Uliano took a report of a burglary to an automobile from a resident of Sommer Avenue. The resident reported that approximately $25 in cash was stolen from their unlocked vehicle sometime during the evening of July 26th, 2016. This matter is currently under investigation by the Glen Ridge Police Department’s Detective Bureau. Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Medico at 973-748-5400 x 120.

Date/Time: 7-25-2016 @ 10:19 AM
Incident: Harassment
Description:
Officer Nugent was dispatched to a residence on Hillside Avenue to take a report of harassment. The resident reports receiving unwanted text messages from a contractor with whom the resident was disputing a business transaction. This matter is currently under investigation by the Glen Ridge Police Department’s Detective Bureau.
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Glen Ridge Crime: Stolen Tree, DUI Arrest, Burglary

BY  |  Monday, Jul 25, 2016 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe latest crime in Glen Ridge from Capt. Sean Quinn:

Date/Time: 7-20-2016 @ 5:54 PM
Incident: Theft
Description:
Officer Nugent responded to Chestnut Hill Place on a report of a theft of a Borough owned tree. Upon arrival, it was noted that a white oak tree, which was planted in May by the Borough of Glen Ridge, was missing. The tree is valued at $350.00. This matter is currently under investigation by the Glen Ridge Police Department’s Detective Bureau. Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Medico at 973-748-5400 x 120.

Date/Time: 7-20-2016 @ 2:36 AM
Incident: Driving Under the Influence, Possession of CDS
Description:
Sergeant Schwartz observed a vehicle driving erratically and at a high rate of speed. A motor vehicle stop was conducted and the driver, Mr. Mark Tirondola, 57 years old, of Bloomfield, New Jersey, was determined to be operating the motor vehicle while under the influence. The driver was arrested and transported to police headquarters. While in police custody, Mr. Tirondola was found to be in possession of several controlled dangerous substances. He was charged, summonsed for the motor vehicle offenses and released on bail. The matter has been turned over to the Glen Ridge Municipal Court. Continue Reading

Glen Ridge Crime: Theft, Criminal Mischief, Car Burglaries

BY  |  Monday, Jul 18, 2016 2:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

The latest crime in Glen Ridge from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 7-14-2016 @ 6:40 AM
Incident: Theft
Description:
Officer High responded to Woodland Avenue on a report of a theft. Upon arrival, the victim advised that an identified person stole cash from his dresser. This matter is currently under investigation by the Glen Ridge Detective Bureau and anyone with information is asked to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115. Continue Reading

Glen Ridge Crime: Burglary, Theft, Criminal Mischief

BY  |  Monday, Jul 11, 2016 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe latest crime in Glen Ridge from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 7-8-2016 @ 4:00 PM
Incident: Detective Bureau Investigation
Description:
Detective Medico and Det. Sgt. Manley arrested Mr. Marvin Jones, 20, of Orange, NJ for Burglary to Auto, Theft, & Criminal Mischief. The original incident occurred on June 21st, 2016 in the 100 block of Ridgewood Avenue where the actor entered a vehicle during the evening hours, stole several items and damaged the vehicle. The arrest was a direct result of Det. Medico’s investigation from that date. Mr. Jones was processed and remains in the custody of the Essex County Correctional Facility. This matter has been turned over to the Essex County Superior Court.

Date/Time: 7-8-2016 @ 7:39 AM
Incident: Criminal Mischief
Description:
Officer Uliano responded to a Midland Avenue residence where he met with the caller. While on scene, he was advised that an unidentified party had smeared a known substance on the door and door handle causing damage to the door. This matter is currently under investigation by the Glen Ridge Detective Bureau and anyone with information is asked to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115.
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Glen Ridge Crime: Social Media Harassment, Burglary, Theft

BY  |  Tuesday, Jul 05, 2016 3:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe latest crime in Glen Ridge from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 6/28/2016 @ 6:30 PM
Incident: Harassment
Description:
Officer’s Oliva and High responded to the 200 Block of Hillside Avenue on a report of Harassment. They met with the victim who advised that she was receiving harassing text messages from a known party. This matter is currently under investigation by the Glen Ridge Detective Bureau.

Date/Time: 6/28/2016 @ 6:03 PM
Incident: Burglary
Description:
Officer Wilk responded to the 200 block of Bay Avenue on a report of a broken window. Upon investigation it was determined that an unknown actor forced entry to the unoccupied residence. This matter is currently under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Ryan Schwartz at 973-748-5400 x 119
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A Lot To Grow Needs Volunteers

BY  |  Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 12:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

A Lot To GrowA Lot to Grow, Inc. — a community garden organization that grows chemical free vegetables and herbs for distribution to local food pantries, soup kitchens, and non- profit senior residences in suburban Essex County — is seeking volunteers.

The organization is headquartered in Glen Ridge with six garden sites throughout the county. Volunteers help with light garden maintenance, harvesting vegetables and delivering them to local food pantries. Those interested can email here.

 

 

 

Run in the Sunset Classic on Thursday Evening

BY  |  Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 11:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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On Thursday night, June 30, join other runners to celebrate the 28th running of The Sunset Classic.

The challenging and picturesque 5 mile USATF certified course begins at 6:30 pm and winds its way through Bloomfield and Glen Ridge ending with a stadium finish on the track at Foley Field/ The Sunset Classic also features the Mile Fun Run and Kids Sprints.

After the run, hot dogs, ice cream, and other summer treats will be waiting for you to enjoy. Plus, music and beer!
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