Glen Ridge Crime: Assault, Possible Identity Theft

BY  |  Monday, Mar 02, 2015 10:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 2/21/2015 @ 11:42
Incident: Simple Assault
Description:
Officers were dispatched to Hamilton rd. on a report of an assault. The victims reported that a white van pulled over and four to five males exited the vehicle and assaulted the two juvenile victims. The suspects then fled the scene going towards Washington St. Both victims suffered minor injury and the incident is under investigation.

Date/Time: 2/23/2015 @ 2:24 PM
Incident: Fire Call
Description:
Officers were dispatched to Hillside Ave. on a report of a fire in a dryer. Montclair Fire Department was dispatched to scene. Montclair Fire Department determined that there was a small fire in the dryer and it was extinguished immediately with no damage to the residence.

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Glen Ridge Crime: DWI, Fraud, Disturbance

BY  |  Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 3:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 2/13/2015 @ 11:06 PM
Incident: DWI/Possession of CDS Arrest
Description:
Officer Patricia Romaine and Officer Sean Wilk arrested Dana Locks, 23 of Montclair, N.J. for Driving While intoxicated on Ridgewood Ave. A passenger in the vehicle, John Raymond was arrested for possession of Marijuana. Both parties were transported to headquarters for processing and later released.

Date/Time: 2/14/2015 @ 6:16 PM
Incident: Disturbance/Harassment
Description:
Officers were dispatched to Mountainside Hospital on a report of a disturbance. A patient had become upset when a doctor would not prescribe medications. The patient voluntarily left the hospital.

Date/Time: 2/21/2014 @ 9:39 AM
Incident: Fraud
Description:
Officer Matthew Perigo was dispatched to Hawthorne Ave. on a report of a fraud. The victim reported that unknown suspect(s) used their credit card to make online purchases. The matter is under investigation.

During this week the Glen Ridge Police Department investigated (7) motor vehicle accidents which resulted in no injuries. And (1) accident that resulted in minor injuries.

 

 

Glen Ridge Civic Conference Committee Information Session, February 25

BY  |  Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015 12:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

The Glen Ridge Civic Conference Committee (“CCC”) will host an information session on February 25, at Glen Ridge High School with Mayor Peter Hughes and BOE President Betsy Ginsburg. With six seats up for election this fall, (3 Council, 3 Board) this event is intended as both a first step for individuals interested in serving on the Council or BOE, and to provide a better understanding for all residents of the workings of borough government. All Glen Ridge residents are welcome to attend. The event will also be recorded for local broadcast.

Board of Education President Ginsburg will present at 8 pm, followed by Mayor Hughes at 8:30 pm. They will discuss the responsibilities and organization of the BOE and Council and outline some of the expectations for prospective members. Glen Ridge has a long history of dedicated residents serving on the Board of Education and Town Council. Serving is an opportunity to keep Glen Ridge strong.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Shoplifting, Vandalism, Possible Fraud

BY  |  Monday, Feb 16, 2015 11:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 2/6/2015 @ 4:39 PM
Incident: Shoplifting
Description:
Officers were dispatched to The Glen Ridge Pharmacy on a report of a shoplifting. The complainant reported that a black male wearing a jean jacket was observed taking a bottle of alcohol from the store. The suspect was last observed west on Bloomfield Ave. towards Highland Ave.

Date/Time: 2/13/2015 @ 11:43 AM
Incident: Vandalism
Description:
While on patrol Officer Matthew Perigo found graffiti on the gazeebo in the lower Glen. Unknown suspect(s) used a black marker to write on the gazeebo.

Date/Time: 2/10/2015 @ 6:23 PM
Incident: Suspicious Incident
Description:
Officer Sean Wilk was dispatched to Sherman Ave. to take a report of a possible fraud. The complainant reported that they received a call from the Internal Revenue Service and that they were to pay $1,425.00 to the IRS in cash. The complainant was suspicious and did not pay the money.

During this week the Glen Ridge Police Department investigated (8) motor vehicle accidents which resulted in no injuries.

 

 

Glen Ridge Crime: Criminal Mischief, Resisting Arrest

BY  |  Monday, Feb 09, 2015 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 1/31/2015 @ 3:20 PM
Incident: Criminal Mischief
Description:
Officer Christopher Grogan was dispatched to Ridgewood Ave. to take a report of a criminal mischief. The complainant reported that sometime during the night unknown suspect(s) wrote profanities on their garbage can.

Date/Time: 2/1/2015 @ 1:11 PM
Incident: Harassment/Resisting Arrest
Description:
While on patrol Officer Christopher Grogan observed a black male, wearing a black jacket yelling at cars in the parking lot of 710 Bloomfield Ave. As he went to investigate the subject approached a female with two children and started yelling at them. Officer Grogan immediately took action and approached the subject giving orders which the subject did not comply. Officer Grogan arrested Richard Varnell, 27 of Jersey City, N.J. for harassment and resisting arrest. He was transported to headquarters for processing where he was charged and later transported to the Essex County Jail.

During this week the Glen Ridge Police Department investigated (4) motor vehicle accidents which resulted in no injuries.

 

 

Glen Ridge Crime: Theft of Shovel and Snow Blowers, Robbery, and More

BY  |  Monday, Feb 02, 2015 11:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 1/23/2015 @ 12:05 PM
Incident: Identity Theft
Description:
Officer Charles Roberts was dispatched to headquarters to take a report of identity theft from a resident of Wells Ct. The victim reported that unknown suspect(s) gained access to their checking account and made charges from it. The matter is under investigation.

Date/Time: 1/23/2015 @ 3:07 PM
Incident: Burglary/Theft
Description:
Officers were dispatched to Forest Ave. to take a report of burglary and theft. The victim reported that sometime during the day unknown suspect(s) entered their residence by forcing a window open. The suspect(s) removed jewelry and personal property. Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact D/Sgt. Timothy Faranda at 973-748-5400 X117.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Burglary and Theft to Unlocked Cars and Homes

BY  |  Monday, Jan 26, 2015 12:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 1/16/2015 @ 5:46 PM
Incident: Burglary to Auto/Theft
Description:
Officer Christopher Grogan was dispatched to the Hillside Ave. Parking lot on a report of a burglary to auto. The complainant reported that sometime during the day unknown suspect(s) entered their unlocked vehicle and removed personal property. Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Det. Ryan Schwartz at 973-748-5400 X119.

Date/Time: 1/19/2015 @ 6:58 PM
Incident: Burglary/Motor Vehicle Theft
Description:
Officer Brendan Sim was dispatched to Linden Ave. on a report of a Burglary and motor vehicle theft. The complainant reported that sometime during the day unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked rear door to the house and removed a vehicle key. The suspect(s) used the key to remove a vehicle from the property. Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Det. Michael Medico at 973-748-5400 X120.

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Gambling For a Great Cause: Casino Night Fundraiser at the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge

BY  |  Friday, Jan 23, 2015 3:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

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On Saturday, February 7, the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge will be hosting a Casino Night fundraiser. The purpose of the fundraiser is two-fold. It will help provide the means for the Women’s Club to continue its good work in our community and to enable the Glen Ridge Volunteer Ambulance Squad to purchase needed additional communication equipment.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Burglary, Theft, Underage Drinking

BY  |  Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 1/9/2015 @ 6:48 PM
Incident: Burglary/Theft
Description:
Officers were dispatched to Hawthorne Ave. on a report of a burglary and theft. The complainant reported that sometime during the day unknown suspect(s) entered their residence through a first floor window. The suspect removed personal belongings from the home. Anyone with information can contact Det. Michael Medico at 973-748-5400 X120.

Date/Time: 1/10/2015 @ 11:31 PM
Incident: Underage Drinking
Description:
While on patrol, Officer Ryan Walsh observed a male party walking on Ridgewood Ave. The officer stopped to investigate and observed that the male party was a juvenile and was intoxicated. The juvenile male from Glen Ridge, N.J. was taken into custody for underage drinking and transported to headquarters for processing. At headquarters the juvenile was released to a guardian.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Underage Drinking Arrest, Theft, Possession of CDS Arrest

BY  |  Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015 1:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 1/3/2015 @ 5:54 AM
Incident: Underage Drinking Arrest
Description:
Officers were dispatched to Midland Ave. on a report of three suspicious persons on a neighbor’s property. Officer’s located three teenage males walking on Midland Ave. During the investigation it was determined that all there men were intoxicated and under the legal age to consume alcohol. Avery Haynes, 18 of Glen Ridge, N.J., Jackson Kinley, 19 of Glen Ridge, N.J and Douglas Vanderford, 19 of Montclair, N.J. were taken into custody for underage drinking. All three men were transported to headquarters for processing, charged and released.

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