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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Glen Ridge Crime: Pedestrian Struck in Crosswalk, Theft, Attempted Burglary, Arrest

BY  |  Monday, Jun 27, 2016 12:10pm  |  COMMENTS (1)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 6/21/2016 @ 6:30 PM
Incident: Motor Vehicle Accident/Pedestrian Struck
Description:
On June 21st 2016, at 845AM, the Glen Ridge Police Department responded to the intersection of Ridgewood Avenue and Belleville Avenue for a pedestrian who was struck by a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, Officer’s met with the pedestrian who advised that while being crossed by the Glen Ridge Crossing Guard a vehicle made a left turn onto Belleville Avenue and struck her. The pedestrian suffered no injuries as a result of the accident. It was determined, through investigation, that the Crossing Guard was crossing the pedestrian in accordance with standard safety practices and had traffic stopped with his stop sign. The motorist proceeded through the crosswalk while the Crossing Guard had traffic stopped. The driver remained on scene during the investigation and was subsequently issued two motor vehicle summonses. Continue Reading

Glen Ridge Crime: Burglary, Theft, DUI Arrest

BY  |  Monday, Jun 20, 2016 10:55am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 6/15/2016 @ 12:30 PM
Incident: Burglary to Auto
Description:
Officer Michael High responded to the 500 block of Ridgewood Avenue where he met with the victim. The victim stated that his construction vehicle was entered during the evening hours and several tools were stolen. 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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Glen Ridge Crime: Burglary, Suspicious Phone Calls, Arrest

BY  |  Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016 2:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 6/8/2016 @ 12:15 PM
Incident: Fraud
Description:
Officer Wilk responded to High Street for a report of a fraud. The resident reported that he received notice from a cellular phone company requesting he return a device which was replaced. The resident advised that he did not request a new device. This matter is currently under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Michael Medico at 973-748-5400 x 120 Continue Reading

Glen Ridge Crime: DUI, Theft, Car Burglary

BY  |  Monday, Jun 06, 2016 11:45am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 6/3/2016 @ 2:15 PM
Incident: Burglary to Auto
Description:
Officer Roberts responded to Watchung Avenue on a report of a party who was entering vehicles. Upon arrival the party had already fled the area. The actor was described as female riding a blue bicycle wearing a blue shirt. This matter is currently under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Michael Medico at 973-748-5400 x 120

Date/Time: 5/31/2016 @ 8:52 PM
Incident: Fire Dispatch
Description:
Officers responded to 989 Bloomfield Avenue, The Smashburger, on a report of multiple employees who were not feeling well. Through investigation with the Fire Department and PSE&G it was determined that there was a small gas leak inside the building. The Glen Ridge Ambulance Squad responded and evaluated several patients. The building was evacuated and closed for business pending repairs and inspections.
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