Glen Ridge Crime: Criminal Mischief, Juveniles Arrested for Attempting to Steal Bicycles, Harassment

BY  |  Monday, Sep 26, 2016 1:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe latest crime in Glen Ridge from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 9/16/2016 at 7:28 PM
Incident: Possession of Burglar Tools, Hindering & Conspiracy
Description: Office Fuquannah Holley observed two identified juvenile males loitering in the area of the Glen Ridge Train Station. Observing both parties acting suspiciously, Officer Holley began to speak with them. While speaking with the individuals, one party was observed to be concealing a large pair of bolt cutters. It was later determined that both parties provided false pedigree information and were attempting to steal bicycles. The juveniles were arrested and transported to the Glen Ridge Police Department. This matter has been referred to the Essex County Juvenile Court.

Date/Time: 9-18-2016 @ 1:41 AM
Incident: Trespass
Description: Officer Holley reported to an Osborne Street residence. The resident advised observing an unknown person on her property. There was no description of the actor available. Any person with information is asked to contact Det. Michael Medico at 973-748-5400 x 120
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Glen Ridge PD Holding Community Partnership Meeting, September 29

BY  |  Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 12:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

The Glen Ridge Police Department will hold a community partnership meeting on September 29 at 7 pm. Chief Sheila Byron-Lagattuta and the members of the Glen Ridge Police Department invite the community to attend.

Glen Ridge Police Station (photo: Glen Ride Police Facebook page)

Glen Ridge Police Station (photo: Glen Ride Police Facebook page)

The Glen Ridge Police Department will hold a community partnership meeting on September 29 at 7 pm. Chief Sheila Byron-Lagattuta and the members of the Glen Ridge Police Department invite the community to attend.

This meeting will serve to enhance relations and cultivate partnerships between the police department and the community in an effort to improve the quality of life, safety and security of all citizens. Joining will be the Acting Essex County Prosecutor, Carolyn Murray, Assistant United States Attorney Michael Campion, Chief of the Civil Rights unit for the New Jersey US attorney’s office.

The event will be held in the gymnasium of the Christ Episcopal Church, located at 74 Park Avenue in Glen Ridge.

The Glen Ridge Police Department has also unveiled its Official Facebook page, additional information can be found there.

 
 

Glen Ridge Crime: Fraud, Credit Card Theft, Packages Stolen

BY  |  Monday, Sep 19, 2016 2:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe latest crime in Glen Ridge from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 9-15-2016 @ 4:30 PM
Incident: Fraud
Description: Officer Wilk responded to Midland Avenue where he met with the caller who reported that an unidentified party had opened up several bank accounts in his name. This matter is under investigation and anyone with information is requested to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115.

Date/Time: 9-13-2016 @ 3:56 PM
Incident: Theft
Description: Officer Matthew Perigo responded to Douglas Road where he met with the victim who reported that several packages were not delivered to the residence on Sept. 3rd, 2016. The shipping company reported that the items were delivered on September 3rd, 2016. This matter is under investigation and anyone with information is requested to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115.
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NJ Transit & Glen Ridge Police Investigating Men Seen Near Train Tracks

BY  |  Monday, Sep 19, 2016 1:17pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

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Police are looking into a group of men seen near New Jersey Transit train tracks, one carrying a rifle and wearing camouflage spotted near Glen Ridge Interlocking between Bay Street and Glen Ridge stations around 3 p.m. on August 8.

At approximately 3:08 p.m. on August 8th, the engineer operating train #6242 on the Montclair-Boonton line witnessed three black males NJ Transit & Glen Ridge Police Investigating Men Seen Near Train Tracks One of the individuals was wearing camouflage military fatigues and carrying what appeared to be a rifle or replica weapon; another was carrying what appeared to be a professional-looking video camera.

The vehicle pictured above is believed to belong to one of the individuals. It is described as a black SUV with unknown plates and was seen travelling from Glen Ridge toward Bloomfield along Bloomfield Ave.

These individuals may not have been engaged in criminal activity, but were filming a video and may have been unaware that they were trespassing. The NJTPD Detective Bureau is asking anyone involved or with knowledge of this incident to come forward. If the subjects involved come forward, no criminal charges will be sought by the New Jersey Transit Police once confirmation of a video / movie project has been established.

 

 

 

 

 

Glen Ridge Crime: Burglary, False Report Arrest, Harassment

BY  |  Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 8:15am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe latest crime in Glen Ridge from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 9-7-2016 @ 3:38 PM
Incident: Harassment
Description: Officer Nicholas Salerno responded to police headquarters where he met with the victim who reported an ongoing harassment. The victim stated that she has been harassed by a known party. The victim identified the party as an ex-coworker and advised that she has seen her while in town which is when the harassment occurs. This matter is under investigation and anyone with information is requested to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115.
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Glen Ridge Crime: Increase in Car Break-ins, Theft, Shoplifting

BY  |  Wednesday, Sep 07, 2016 10:15am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe latest crime in Glen Ridge from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 9-2-2016 @ 3:30 PM
Incident: Shoplifting
Description: Officer Michael High responded to the area of the 700 Block of Bloomfield Avenue on the report of a theft. Upon arrival, the store owner advised that an unidentified male had stolen several items from the store. Any person with information is requested to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115.

Date/Time: 9-1-2016 @ 1:30 PM
Incident: Warrant Arrest
Description: Officer Thomas Nugent arrested Nicole Levenchuck, 30, of Bloomfield for outstanding warrants out of Glen Ridge. This matter has been turned over to the Glen Ridge Municipal Court.
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Glen Ridge Crime: DUI Arrest After Driver Hit a Gas Lamp, Theft, Burglaries from Cars

BY  |  Monday, Aug 29, 2016 3:15pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe latest crime in Glen Ridge from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 8-25-2016 @ 11:30 AM
Incident: Theft
Description: Officer Joseph Uliano responded to the area of Ridgewood Avenue and Cross Street where he met with the victim. The victim reported that his neighbor advised him that on August 11th, 2016 between 1PM and 5PM he had observed an unknown party in the rear of the property. The unknown party then rode a bicycle out the driveway and headed south. The victim reported that the bicycle belonged to him and that it was stolen. Any person with information is requested to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115.

Date/Time: 8-23-2016 @ 10:35 PM
Incident: Trespassing
Description: Officer Romaine responded to Madison Street where she met with the caller. The caller stated that she observed an unknown person in the driveway of the neighbor’s house. The witness stated that the male party fled the scene after observing her watching him in the driveway. Any person with information is requested to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115
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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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