Glen Ridge PD Invites You to Have Coffee With a Cop

BY  |  Monday, May 18, 2015 3:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Coffee With a CopThe Glen Ridge Police Department invites members of the community to come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, meet the borough police officers and drink coffee on Wednesday, May 27 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm.

All community members are invited to attend. The event will be held at The Glen Ridge Public Library, 240 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028.

Coffee with a Cop provides a unique opportunity for community members to ask questions and learn more about the department. The goal of Coffee with a Cop is to break down barriers and allows for a relaxed, one-on-one interaction between police officers and the community.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Criminal Mischief With Phone Lines, Fraud, and More

BY  |  Monday, May 18, 2015 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 5/8/2015 @ 8:52 AM
Incident: Defiant Trespass/Criminal Mischief
Description:
Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Ridgewood Ave. on a report of a woman preventing Verizon employees from making repairs. Officers Found a woman on a utility pole in the rear of a property. The woman said she did not want workers on her property. During the investigation it was revealed that the woman, Anne Podesta, 53 of Glen Ridge, N.J. was on the property of another and caused damaged to the phone lines. Ms. Podesta was charged and awaiting a court date.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Theft, Criminal Mischief, and Arrests

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

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 5/2/2015 @ 11:00 PM
Incident: Warrant Arrest
Description:
Officer Sim Arrested Angelina Smith, 24 of New Brunswick, N.J. for an outstanding traffic warrant on Belleville Ave. She was transported to headquarters for processing and released on bail.

Date/Time: 5/6/2015 @ 1:40 AM
Incident: Warrant Arrest
Description:
Officer Patricia Romaine arrested Andre Humphries, 21 of East Orange, N.J. for an outstanding warrant. He was processed at police headquarters and released.

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Interested in a Yoga Studio? Karuna Shala in Glen Ridge is On the Market

BY  |  Thursday, May 07, 2015 10:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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After seven years of offering yoga classes and workshops in Glen Ridge, owner Ivy Giacchino-Berrocal has decided to sell the Karuna Shala Yoga & Ayurveda Studio (10 Hermans Street, Glen Ridge)

Another baby on the way, a move to Hunterdon County, NJ, and a shift in her practice to more women’s healing, Giacchino-Berrocal says she is ready to move on.

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Enjoy the Glen Ridge Arts Festival & Eco Fair on Saturday

BY  |  Tuesday, May 05, 2015 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

 Glen Ridge Arts Festival

Artists and craftspeople from all over Essex County, as well as other parts of New Jersey and the East Coast, will be showing and selling their work at the 37th Annual Glen Ridge Arts Festival on Saturday, May 9 on Ridgewood Avenue in Glen Ridge.

The show is sponsored by the Glen Ridge Art Patrons Association to raise money for community art programs and provide scholarships for students studying Fine Art at the college level. The Festival will be held in conjunction with the Glen Ridge Eco-Fair. Enjoy live music, children’s activities, and food too!

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Glen Ridge Crime: Burglary to Auto, Arrests, and Suspicious Person

BY  |  Monday, May 04, 2015 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 4/18/2015 @ 5:27 PM
Incident: Attempt Burglary
Description:
Officers were dispatched to Highland Ave. on a report of an attempted burglary. The victim reported that sometime during the day unknown suspect(s) attempted to gain access to their home by attempting to pry a door open. The suspect did not gain entry and nothing appears to be missing at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Det Ryan Schwartz at 973-748-5400 X119.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Burglaries, Theft, Arrest

BY  |  Monday, Apr 27, 2015 3:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 4/19/2015 @ 3:44 AM
Incident: Attempted Burglary
Description:
Officer Brendan Sim was dispatched to Willow St. on a report of an attempted burglary. The victim reported that during the night unknown suspect(s) attempted to enter their garage. They also reported that earlier in the evening they observed suspicious males on bicycles in the area. Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Det. Ryan Schwartz at 973-748-5400 X119.

Date/Time: 4/20/2015 @ 5:00 PM
Incident: Warrant Arrest
Description:
Officer Matthew Perigo arrested Melvin Epps, 32 of Belleville, N.J. for an outstanding warrant on Benson St. He was transported to headquarters for processing and turned over to the Essex County Sheriff on a warrant issued from their jurisdiction.

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Glen Ridge Crime: DWI Arrests, Identity Theft Report, Criminal Mischief

BY  |  Monday, Apr 20, 2015 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 4/11/2015 @ 9:51 PM
Incident: DWI Arrest
Description:
Officer Sean Wilk arrested Manuel Beltran, 41 of Bronx, N.Y. for driving while intoxicated on Ridgewood Ave. near Stanford Pl. He was transported to headquarters for processing, charged and released.

Date/Time: 4/11/2015 @ 12:37 PM
Incident: Theft
Description:
Officer Matthew Perigo was dispatched to Adams Pl. on a report of a theft. The victim reported jewelry missing and believed it could have been taken by a person they know. The case is under investigation.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Car Burglary, Theft, Criminal Tresspassing

BY  |  Monday, Apr 13, 2015 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 4/3/2015 @ 5:17 PM

Incident: Burglary to Auto

Description: Officer Charles Roberts was dispatched to Winsor Pl. to take a report of burglary to auto. The victim reported that sometime during the night unknown suspect(s) entered their unlocked vehicle. Nothing was reported stolen at the time of the report. Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Det. Ryan Schwartz @ 973-748-5400 X119.

Date/Time: 4/4/2015 @ 1:38 AM

Incident: False Information to Law Enforcement Arrest

Description: While investigating a suspicious person in the lower Glen, Officer Brendan Sim arrested Julian Shove, 18 of Glen Ridge, N.J. for providing false information to police. He was transported to headquarters for processing and released.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Several Car Break Ins

BY  |  Monday, Apr 06, 2015 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 3/28/2015 @ 10:23 PM
Incident: Burglary to Auto
Description:
Officer Patricia Romaine was dispatched to Hillside Ave on a report of burglary to auto. The victim reported that between 3:00 PM and the time of the report unknown suspect(s) smashed the window to their vehicle to enter it. Nothing was reported missing at the time of the report. Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Det. Ryan Schwartz at 973-748-5400 X119.

Date/Time: 3/28/2015 @ 4:15 PM
Incident: Burglary/Theft
Description:
Officer Christopher Grogan was dispatched to the 100 block of Ridgewood Ave. on a report of burglary and theft. The victim reported within the last week unknown suspect(s) broke a window and entered their locked garage removing a bicycle. Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Det. Ryan Schwartz at 973-748-5400 X119.

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