2008

September 2008 Blotter:

     On September 11, There was a runaway cow on Rt 17, (Read Article Here) , (Watch Video Here).

Loose Cow     Cow

May 2008 Blotter:

   On May 4, while on routine patrol, Ptl Bodart observed a vehicle on the side of the road with its hazzard lights on.  As he got up to the vehicle, and spoke with the driver, he detected a stron odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver's breath.  Afer failing field sobriety tests, the driver was arrested for DWI and given summonses and a mandatory court date. 

   On May 12, After stopping a vehicle, Ptl. P. Leonard learned that the driver had an outstanding warrant out of another jurisdiction. The driver posted bail and was able to leave.

   On May 13, Ptl. Bodart investigated a one vehicle MVA on Route 17. No injuries were reported. 

   On May 15, After stopping a vehicle for traffic violations on Route 17, Ptl. Mosca learned that the driver had an ATS warrant out for his arrest. The driver posted bail and was released. 

   On May 16, Ptl. P. Leonard investigated a two vehicle MVA on N. Franklin Tpke at Warren Ave. No injuries were reported.

   On May 18, Ptl. Tuttle received a call of a possible break into two vehicles. The vehicle alarm went off and scared the suspects who left without taking anything. 

   On May 21, Ptl. Mosca investigated a one vehicle MVA on Sheridan Ave at Franklin Tpke. No injuries were reported.

   On May 22, While parked behind the school, Ptl. Bodart observed a vehicle with a driver not wearing his seatbelt. After pulling the vehicle over, Ptl. Bodart detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver's breath. The driver failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for DWI. The driver stayed in headquarters for the night and was released the following morning. Summonses and a court date were given. 

   On May 24, While participating in a dual town DWI checkpoint, Ptl. LaCroix stopped a vehicle and smelled a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver.  After failing field sobriety tests the suspect was brought to headquaters for a breathalyzer test and was arrested for DWI. Summonses and a court date were given.

   On May 25, While on routine patrol running license plates, Ptl. Mosca observed a vehicle whose driver had an ATS warrant out for him. The vehicle was stopped and the suspect posted bail and was released. 
 

April 2008 Blotter:

   On April 4, Ptl. Bodart observed the driver of a vehicle acting suspiciously.  After the vehicle was stopped and the driver was run through the computer, it was learned that driver had a warrant out of another jurisdiction.  While speaking with the driver, Ptl. Bodart observed what seemed to be green vegitation on the floor board of the vehicle. The driver was arrested for possession of CDS and a court date was given.

   On April 7, after stopping a vehicle for speeding on Route 17, Ptl. P. Leonard learned that the driver had a warrant out of another jurisdiction. The suspect paid the warrant and was release after being issued a summons and given a court date.

   On April 9, Ptl. P. Leonard investigated a two vehicle MVA at Hollywood Ave and Cleverdon Ave. No injuries were reported.

   Also on April 9, Ptl. P. Leonard observed a vehicle with a cracked windshield and tinted windows. After stopping the vehicle it was learned that the driver had a warrant out of another jurisdiction. Summonses and a court date were given.

   On April 10, After observing a vehicle exit a liquor store, Ptl. Bodart followed them and they came to a stop in the back of some borough stores.  Ptl. Bodart observed an odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver's breath. The back seat passenger did not have his seatbelt on and the passenger side suspect was in possession of the liquor bottle.  The passenger was arrested for underage possession of alcohol, the backseat was given a summons for not wearing a seatbelt and violation of a provisional license.

   On April 11, While on routine patrol Sgt. Minchin observed a vehicle with an overdue inspection sticker. After running the driver's name through the computer Sgt. Minchin learned that the driver's license was suspended and there was a warrant for his arrest. Summonses and a court date were given. The driver was taken to jail.

   On April 14, Ptl. P. Leonard stopped to help a vehicle that was at the side of the road. The driver said her car was overheating and she was waiting for her husband. After getting the driver's paperwork it was learned her license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.

   On April 15, While on routine patrol doing random registration lookups, Ptl. P. Leonard observed a vehicle that had an expired registration.  After stopping the vehicle, Ptl. Leonard learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.

   On April 26, While conducting stationary radar, Ptl. McBain observed a vehicle going at a high rate of speed.  After stopping the vehilce  he learned that the driver's license was susopended and  he did not have a valid regitration or insurance card. Summons and a court date were given.

  On April 29, a borough business owner entered headquaters to report a fraudulent check that was given to him.  After trying to get in touc with the check writer to no avail, the business owner filed a civil complaint. The complaint was entered and the matter has been referred to the municipal court.

  Also on April 29, Ptl. MaCroix stopped a vehicle for not having the lights on when the windshield wipers were.  He learned that the driver had an outstanding warrant out of another jurisdiction. The driver paid the bail and was released.

March 2008 Blotter:

   On March 4, while on routine patrol Ptl. Bodart observed a person he had stopped a few weeks prior for having a suspended license, working in the borough. After talking to the party it was learned that he had a warrant out of another jurisdiction.  Ptl. Bodat brough him to headquarters where the other jurisdiction was notified to pick him up. While at headquater the party was found to be in possession of  marijuana. He was arrested for possession and being under the influence.

   On March 5, Ptl. McBain investigated a two vehicle MVA on Cliff St. No injuries were reported.

   On March 7, Ptl. Bodart investigated a three vehicle MVA on N. Maple Ave. No injuries were reported.

   On March 8, Ptl. P. Leonard investigated a one vehicle MVA on Mill Rd and Wearimus Rd. No injuries were reported.

   On March 11, A resident came to headquarters to report that she received a call from a company in Tennessee inquiring about a large order that was charged to  her credit card.  After investigating the allegations it was determined that the order was fraudulently put on her credit card. The order and the credit card were canceled.

   On March 12, Ptl. P. Leonard observed a vehicle with a suspended registration. Ptl. Leonard stopped the vehicle and learned that the driver's license was also suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.

   Also on March 12, Ptl. P. Leonard investigated an MVA on Route 17 north, where a vehicle was towing a mobile home and it lost both of its tire rims. One went across the highway and the other rested up on the median. It is unknown if any vehicles on the other side of the highway were struck. There were no injuries reprted. 

   On March 13, while doing radar on Hollywood Ave, Ptl. Tiernan observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. After stopping the vehicle, Ptl. Tiernan learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given. 



February 29, 2008 Blotter:  

   On February 2, Sgt. Minchin was called to assist a driver whose car was disabled. After going through his paperwork, Sgt. Minchin learned that the driver license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.  

   On February 4, while on routine patrol, Ptl. Bodart observed a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker. After running the driver's name through the computer it was learned that the driver was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.

   On February 5, Ptl. LaCroix investigated a two vehicle MVA on Sheridan Ave and Warren Ave. No injuries were reported. .

    Also on February 5, while on routine patrol, Ptl. Mosca observed a vehicle with tinted windows. Ptl. Mosca stopped the vehicle ad after running the driver's information through the computer, it was learned that there was an outstanding warrant for the drivers arrest out of another jurisdiction. The warrant was paid and the driver was released with summonses and a court date.

   On February 6, Sgt. Freeman investigated a two vehicle MVA at N. Franklin Tpke and Hollywood Ave. One injury was reported. 

   On February 17, Ptl. S. Leonard was dispatched to LLoyd Rd on a complaint by two residents about a BMW that was speeding down LLoyd Rd. Upon arrival Ptl. Leonard found the BMW at the end of LLYod Rd on Warren Ave where the BMW had gone through the stop sign and hit the curb, damaging the fron tire and rim. The driver was given summonses for careless driving and provisional license violations. 

   On February 21, Ptl. S. Leonard investigated a two vehicle MVA on N. Franklin Tpke at Warren Ave. No injuries were reported. 

   On February 22, while on routine patrol, Ptl. Bodart observed a vehicle on a town road driving very slowly. After stopping the vehicle and talking to the driver, Ptl. Bodart learned that the driver was looking for his friend who was soliciting door to door. The other person was found and was ticketed for soliciting without a permit.

    Also on February 22, Ptl. P. Leonard was called to the scene of a disabled vehicle on Rt 17 south.  The driver stated that he hit a guardrail in Saddle River and that his vehicle eventually died in Ho-Ho-Kus.  After running the driver through the computer it was learnied that he had ATS warrants out of multiple jurisdictions in New Jersey. A friend came and paid the warrants and the driver was released. 

    On February 23, Sgt. Grego observed a vehicle backing up onthe highway. After stopping the vehicle he learned that the vehicles registration was suspended and the vehicle did not have insurance. The vehicle was towed off of the highway and summonses were issued. 

   On February 25, Ptl. Bodart investigated a five vehicle MVA on Route 17 North. Three injuries were reported.

   On February 28, Ptl. LaCroix investigated a one vehicle MVA on E. Franklin Tpke. No injuries were reported. 

   On February 29, Ptl. P. Leonard investigated a one vehicle MVA on Wearimus Rd. No injuries were reported. 
    


January 31, 2008 Blotter
:

   On January 2, Ptl. LaCroix investigated a one vehicle MVA on Route 17 south. The vehicle hit a christmas tree that was in the middle of the highway.  

   After responding to a call of an MVA on January 4, Ptl. Tuttle observed that the driver of the vehicle had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on her breath. She refused to do any field sobriety tests and she refused to submit to a breathalyzer test. The driver was transported to Bergen Regional Medical Center and left in the their care. The driver was issued four summonses and a court date was given. 

   On January 5, Sgt. Freeman investigated a two vehilce MVA on Franklin Tpke. No injuries were reported.

   On January 8, Ptl. Tiernan investigated a one vehicle MVA on Route 17 south. No injuries were reported. 

   Also on January 8, while on routine patrol, Ptl. P Leonard observed a Lexus with an expire inspection sticker. After stopping the vehicle her learned that the driver had a warrant out of another jurisdiction. After notifying the proper authorities the driver was picked up on the warrant. Ptl. Leonard issued two summons to the driver with a court date. 

   On January 9, Ptl. McBain investigated a two vehicle MVA on Sheridan Ave at Warren Ave. No injuries were reported. 

   On January 11, Ptl. P. Leonard investigated a one vehicle MVA on Hollywood Ave at Cleverdon Rd. No injuries were reported. 

   On January 12, Ptl. LaCroix investigated a  two vehicle MVA on Duncan Rd. No injuries were reported. 

   Also on January 12, Ptl. LaCroix observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. After stopping the vehicle Ptl. LaCroix noticed a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver's breath. After the driver failed field sobriety tests, he was placed under arrest and brought to headquarters. The driver submitted to breathalyzer tests and summonses were issued. 

   On January 15, Sgt. Minchin investigated a two vehicle MVA on Sycamore Ave. A driver hit another vehicle while attempting to parallel park. No injuries were reported.

   On January 16, Ptl. Bodart was performing random license lookups and discovered the driver of the vehicle in front him was suspended.  The driver was issued summonses and given a court date. 
  
   On January 31, While on patrol, randomly looking up registrations, Plt. P. Leonard learned that driver in front of him was suspended. He stopped the vehicle and summonses were given.

   Also on January 31, While on routin patrol randomly looking up registrations, Ptl. Mosca got a vehicle with a suspended driver. The driver was given summonses and a court date.
   On January 17, Ptl. Tiernan investigated a to vehicle MVA at N. Franklin Tpke at Sheridan Ave. No injuries were reported.

   On January 19, Ptl. Balestrieri investigated a pedestrian it on Sheridan Ave at N. Franklin Tpke. The pedestrian was in the crosswalk when hit and was taken to Valley Hospital with multiple injuries. 

   On January 21, Ptl. P. Leonard answered a call from the train station of a woman in distress. After finding the woman, Ptl Leonard learned that she had a warrant out of another jurisdiction. Ptl. Leonard gave her a ticket for having an open container of alcohol in a public place.

   Also on January 21, Ptl. P. Leonard was approached from behind by a driver with a flat tire. Ptl. Leonard learned that the driver had a suspended license. Summons and a court date were given. 

   On January 22, While on routine patrol, Ptl. Bodart observed a vehicle with a cracked windshield. After stopping the vehicle Ptl. Observed a strong odor of alcohol coming from the driver's breath and he observed an open container of beer. The driver passed the field sobriety tests and was released. Ptl Bodart inssued summons.

   Also on January 22, while traveling on Route 17 north, Ptl. Mosca observed a vehicle passing improperly . When Ptl. Mosca stopped the vehicle she learned that driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.

   On January 25, Ptl. Leonard observed a vehicle that had an expired registration. After stopping the vehicle, Ptl. Leonard learned that the driver's license was also suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.

   On January 27, Ptl. Leonard observed a vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign. Ptl Leonard learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given. 

   On January 28, Ptl. Bodart observed a vehicle drifting from lane to lane on Route 17 north. The vehicle exited the highway and failed to stop at a red light on Hollywood Ave. Ptl. Bodart stopped the vehicle and smelled a strong odor of alcohol coming from the driver. The driver failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for DWI. The driver was given summons and a mandatory court date.

  

   

  


 

 

 

 

2007

December 31, 2007 Blotter:

    
On December 30, while on routine patrol on route 17 north, Ptl. P Leonard observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in the right lane. After stopping the vehicle, Ptl. Leonard observed a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver. The driver failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for DWI. Summonses and a court date were given.

On December 28, Ptl. Schultz invested a two vehicle MVA on N. Maple Ave at N. Frankline Tpke.  No injuries were reported.
September 30, 2007: Blotter:

    
On September 9, Ptl Bodart investigated a two vehicle MVA on Hollywood Ave and Elmwood Ave. Three injuries were reported.



August 31, 2007: Blotter:

   
On August 5, Sgt. Minchin investigated a two vehicle MVA on Ardmore Rd. One driver backed into a parked car. No injuries were reported. 

     While on routine patrol on August 7, Ptl LaCroix observed a vehicle run a stop sign at the extension of Hollywood Ave. After stopping the vehicle, Ptl LaCroix learned that the driver's license was suspended.  Summonses and a cort date were given. 

     On August 8, Ptl. McBain observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Mill Rd. After stopping the vehicle, he learned that the driver's license was suspended and there was an active warrant out for the driver.  The driver paid the fine and summonses  were given.

     On August 8, Ptl. P. Leonard investigateda two vehicle MVA at N. Franklin Tpke and Sheridan Ave. No injuries were reported.

     On August 9, Ptl. p. Leonard investigated a two vehicle MVA on N. Franklin Tpke where one vehicle backed into another vehicle.
  
     Also on August 9, Sgt. Minchin investigated a one vehicle MVA on Route 17 south. No injuries were reported.

     On August 9, A call came into headquaters of a possible burglary. When Ptl. Balestrieri responded it was learned that a tow truck dropping of a disable car hit the building and caused objects to fall onto the floor.  There was structural damage done to the building and antoher car in the lot was also damaged. The driver of the tow truck was located and was given summonses. The investigation continues. 

     On August 10, Ptl. LaCroix investigated a motor vehicle accident involving a bicyclist. The driver didn't see the cyclist until the last minute as he was turning right onto N. Maple Ave. The vehiclehit the bicycle in the rear tire and the cyclist fell. Both parties left the scene before officers arrived.

     On August 11, Ptl. LaCroix investgated a one vehicle MVA on N. Franklin Tpke. One injury was reported.

     Also on August 11, Ptl. Mosca observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. After stopping the vehicle it was learned that the driver's liecense was suspended. Summonses and a court date were issued.

     On August 13, A resident reported that while on vacation, her credit card was used twice in a foreign contry. The card has been canceled and the investigation continues.

     On August 14, Ptl. McBain investigated a two vehicle MVA on Sheridan Ave and N.Franklin Tpke. No injuries were reported.

     On August 20, Ptl. Tiernan investgated a one vehicle, one motorcycle MVA at the corner of E.Saddle River Rd and Powderhorn Rd. One injury was reported.

    On August 23, Ptl. Balestrieri investigated an MVA involving a vehicle and a garbage truck. The truck lost its brakes and went through the stop sign at Jacquelin Ave and E. Saddle River Rd where it plunged down an embankment and came to rest just short of te Ho-Ho-Kus brook. There was one injury and it took all day to the garbage truck out of the embankment.

     On August 24, While on routine patrol, Sgt. Minchin observed a vehicle on the Sycamore Ave island about 4 feet up a tree. After Sgt. Minchin got the driver out of the car he observed a strong odor of an alcoholic  beverage coming from the driver. The driver failed field sobriety tests and refused to take a breathalyzer test. The driver was given four summonses and a court date.



July 31, 2007: Blotter:

     On July 1, Ptl. Bodart investigated a two vehicle MVA on N. Franklin Tpke. No injuries were reported.

     While on routine patrol on July 3, Ptl. P. Leonard observed a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker. After running the driver's license through the computer it was learned that it was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.

     On July 4, Ptl. LaCroix observed a vehicle going at a high rate of speed. After stopping the vehicle, Ptl. LaCroix learned that the driver's license was suspended. SUmmonses and a court date were given.

     On July 10, Ptl. P. Leonard observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. After investigating the driver's paperwork it was learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given. 

     On July 11, After receiving a call about two vehicles trying to cause an accident, Sgt. Minchin discovered that one of the vehicles was in possession of a stolen PBA shield. The driver was arrested for possession of stolen property. 

     Also on July 11, After getting a report of a vehicle leaving the municipal parking lot after court, operated by a suspended driver, Sgt. Freeman stopped the vehicle and issued the driver two more summonses and the driver was given a new court date.


June 30, 2007: Blotter:
  
     On June 4, Ptl. S. Leonard investigated a one vehicle MVA on Brookview Ct. No injuries were reported.

     Also on June 4, Ptl. S. Leonard investigated a two vehicle MVA on Sheridan Ave. No injuries were reported.

     On June 7, Ptl. Bodart investgated a garbage truck that struck a parked car on N. Franklin Tpke. No injuries were reported.  

     On June 14, Ptl. McBain investigated a three vehicle MVA on Hollywood Ave and Elmwood Ave. One injury was reported. 

     While on routine patrol on June 15, Sgt. Grego observed a vehicle with only one license plate. After pulling the vehicle over, Sgt. Grego learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given. 

     On June 16, Ptl. Schultz investigated a one vehicle MVA on Route 17 north. A deer jumped over the divider and the vehicle struck the deer. No injuries were reported.

     Also on June 16, Sgt. Grego investigated a Route 17 north. Two deer jumped across the divider and were struck by the vehicle. No injuries were reported.  Sgt. Grego then investigated another MVA on N. Franklin Tpke where one injury was reported.

     On June 20, Ptl. LaCroix, investigated a vehicle and pedestrian accident on Lloyd Rd. One injury was reported.

     Also on June 20, Ptl. LaCroix investigated a two vehicle MVA on Hollywood Ave. No injuries were reported.

     On June 21, Ptl. LaCroix investigated a one vehicle MVA on Jacquelin Ave. One injury was reported. 

     On June 25, Ptl. LaCroix investigated a one vehicle MVA on N.Franklin Tpke and Ferris Ct. No injuries were reported. 

     On June 29, While on routine patrol doing stationary radar, Ptl. Balestrieri observed a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed on N. Maple Ave. After stopping the vehicle on Sheridan Ave, he could detect a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver. The driver failed field sobriety tests and was given a breathalyzer test at headquarters. The driver was arrested for DWI and a court date was given. 

     Also on June 29, Ptl. Mosca investigated a two vehicle MVA on E. Saddle River Rd and Jacquelin Ave and a two vehicle MVA in the parking lot of a local business. No injuries were reported in either accidents.

     While on routine patrol on June 30, Ptl. Bodart observed a vehicle with a crack in its windshield. It was learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.  


May 31, 2007: Blotter:

    
On May 1, While on routine patrol Ptl. Bodart observed a vehicle with one of its lights out. After stopping the vehicle he learned that the driver's license is suspended out of another state. Summonses and a court date were given.

     On May 5, Ptl. Mosca investigated a two vehicle MVA on Hollywood Ave. No injuries were reported.

     Also on May 5, Sgt. Grego observed a vehicle on W. Saddle River Rd facing into the woods. As he approached the driver he could smell an odor of an alcoholic beverage. After failing field sobriety tests, the driver was arrested for DWI and taken to headquaters for a breathalyzer test. The driver was given summonses and a court date.

     On May 6, Ptl. Mosca observed a vehicle speeding on the Hollywood Ave overpass. After stopping the vehicle, she learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.

     On May 9, Ptl. McBain observed a vehicle go through that blinking red light and almost hit his patrol car. After stopping the vehicle, Ptl McBain observed a stron odor of an alcoholic beverage. The driver failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for DWI. Summons and a court date were given. 

     On May 11, Ptl. Tuttle investigated a one vehicle MVA on Route 17. No injuries were reported.

     Also on May 11, Ptl. Bodart investigated a two vehicle hit and run MVA on N.Franklin Tpke. No injuries were reported.

     On  May 12, Ptl Leonard investigated a two vehicle MVA on Duncan Dr. No injuries were reported.

     On May 13, Ptl. Leonard investigated a two vehicle MVA on N.Maple Ave. No injuries were reported.

     On May 15, Ptl. Bodart investigated a two vehicle MVA on Hollywood Ave at W.Saddle River Rd. Two injuries were reported.


April 30, 2007: Blotter: 
     
    
On April 6, Ptl. Balestrieri got a call of a MVA on Jacquelin Ave with possible injuries. After getting to the scene, Ptl. Balestrieri observed that the driver smelled of an alcoholic beverage. The driver of the other vehicle was badly hurt and taken to valley hospital. The driver refused to take the breathalyzer test and after failing field sobriety tests, he was arrested and brought to headquaters. Summons and a court date were given.

     On April 8, Sgt. Grego was called to a MVA on Hollywood Ave and N.Franklin Tpke. As Sgt. Grego was talking the driver it was apparent that the driver had been drinking. The driver was arrested nd given summonses and a court date.

     Also on April 8, Sgt. Grego observed a vehicle speeding on Rt. 17. It was determined that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.

     On April 24, Ptl McBain investigated a two vehicle MVA on E. Saddle River Rd and Hollywood Ave. One injury was reported.

     On April 30, Ptl. Leonard investigated a one vehicle MVA on Sycamore Ave. No injuries were reported.

     Also on April 30, Ptl. Mosca investigated a two vehicle MVA on Wearimus Rd and E. Saddle River Rd. No injuries were reported.

March 31, 2007: Blotter:

    
On March 3, Ptl. Leonard investigated a two vehicle MVA on Sheridan Ave at Warren Ave. One injury was reported.

     On March 5, Ptl. Mosca investigated a two vehicle MVA on Wearimus Rd at Powderhorn Rd. No injuries were reported.

     On March 7, Sgt. Freeman investigated a four vehicle MVA on Sheridan Ave. No injuries were reported.

     On March 8, Ptl. Leonard investigated a two vehicle MVA on Hollywood Ave. No injuries were reported.

     Also in March 8, Sgt. Freeman investigated a two vehicle MVA on Hollywood Ave at Sheridan Ave. One injury was reported.

     On March 9, Ptl. Bodart stopped a vehicle because none of the three brake lights were operating.  After stopping the vehicle, it was learned that the driver did not have a valid license or insurance on the vehicle. A summons was issued nd after valid proof of insurance and license the driver was able to get her car back.

     On March 12, Sgt. Freeman investigated a two vehicle MVA on N.Franklin Tpke at Hollywood Ave. No injuries were reported. 

     On March 19, Ptl. LaCroix investigated a two vehicle MVA on E.Franklin Tpke.  No injuries were reported.

     On March 20, Ptl. Bodart investigated a two vehicle MVA on E.Franklin Tpke. No injuries were reported. 


February 28, 2007: Blotter:

    
On February 4, Ptl. McBain stopped a vehicle which had its registration and insurance expired. Summonses and a court date were given.

     Also on February 4, Sgt. Freeman observed a vehicle parked against the flow of traffic on Edgewood Dr. The registration and insurance was expired on the vehicle. Summons and a court date were given.

     On February 16, Sgt. Minchin and Ptl. McBain were dispatched on a call of a possible drunk driver. After following the vehicle Sgt. Minchin stopped the car and notice a strong odor of alcohol coming from the driver. After failing field sobriety tests, the driver was arrested for DWI. Summonses and a court date were given.

     On February 23, Ptl. LaCroix observed a vehicle go through a red light at Sheridan Ave and N. Franklin Tpke. After investigating it was learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given. 

     On February 24, Ptl. Mosca investigated a two vehicle MVA on Sheridan Ave. No injuries were reported.

     On February 25, Ptl. Bodart observed a vehicle whose driver was leaning over the center console. While sitting next to the driver, Ptl. Bodart observed the driver put a marijuana cigarette in his mouth. The driver was arrested for possession of CDS.

     On February 26, Ptl. Bodart investgated a one vehicle MVA on Route 17. No injuries were reported. 

     On February 28, Ptl. Mosca stopped a vehicle for improper passing and learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.


January 30, 2007:  Blotter: 

     On January 1, Ptl. Tuttle stopped a vehicle for speeding and learned that the driver's license was suspended.  Summonses and a court date were given.

     On January 2, Ptl. Balestrieri investigated a two vehicle MVA on Brookside Ave. No injuries were reported.

     On Junuary 4, Ptl. Bodart investigated a hit and run MVA on Racetrack Rd. No injuries were reported.

     On January 6, Ptl. Balestrieri investigated a two vehicle MVA on Hollywood Ave and N. Franklin Tpke. No injuries were reported. 
 
     While on routine patrol on January 11, Ptl. Tuttle observed a vehicle which was speeding go through a stop sign. After stopping the vehicle, it was learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.

     While on routine patrol January 12, Ptl. Bodart observed a vehicle with a broken tail light. After stopping the vehicle he observed a large quantity of an alcoholic beverage in the back of the vehicle. The underage occupants were arrested with charges pending. 

     On January 13, Sgt. Grego observed a vehicle stopped on E. Franklin Tpke far from the curb. Sgt. Grego observed the driver slumped over the steering wheel, asleep. After waking the driver, the driver failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for DWI.  Summonses and a court date were given. 

     On January 14, Ptl. Bodart observed a vehicle with it's rear lights not working. As he pulling over the vehicle, he noticed that the passenger was trying to hide something.  When Ptl. Bodart was talking to the driver, he could see two beer cans sticking out of his shirt pocket and a liquid pouring out of the glove box. The occupants were arrested for underage possession of alcohol and a court date is pending.

     Also on January 14, Ptl. Bodart investigated a two vehicle MVA on Sheridan Ave. No injuries were reported. 

     While on routine patrol on January 16, Ptl. Balestrieri observed a vehicle with a rear brake light not working.  After stopping the vehicle Ptl. Balestrieri learned that the driver's license was suspended and he had an ATS warrant out of another jurisdiction.  Summonses and a court date were given. 

     On January 18, Ptl. Leonard investigated a one vehicle MVA on E. Saddle River Rd and Bogert Rd. No injuries were reported. 

     On January 20, A resident observed that there were three withdrawls from her account made out of a bank in Hawaii. The bank advised her to close her accounts and they will be investigating.

     On January 21, while on routine patrol, Ptl. Bodart observed a vehicle that was behind cme to a stop sign and go out into the intersection before stopping. As Ptl. Bodart approached the vehicle he could smell burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle.  A bag of what was believed to be marijuana was siting on the center console. The driver was arrested for possession of CDS. He made bail and a court date is pending. 

     Also on January 21, while on routine patrol, Ptl. McBain ran a license in the computer which came back suspended. Summonses and a court date were given. 

     On January 23, Ptl. Bodart observed a vehicle with a Georgia inspection sticker on its windshield.  The vehicle stopped for gas and inadvertantly opened the trunk where Ptl. Bodart observed several bottles of alcohol and some boxes with alcohol in them. The driver was arrested for underage possession of alcohol. He was given summonses and a court date.

     On January 25, Ptl. Tuttle investigated a three vehicle MVA on Rt 17. No injuries were reported. 

     On January 28, while on routine patrol, Ptl. Tiernan observed a vehicle run a red light at Sheridan Ave and Hollywood Ave. After stopping the vehicle it was learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.

     On January 31, Ptl. Bodart investigated a two vehicle MVA on Elmwood Ave and Warran Ave. No injuries were reported. 

    


2006



December 30, 2006: Blotter:

    
On December 7, Ptl. Schultz investigated a two vehicle MVA on Elmwood Ave and Warren Ave. No injuries were reported.

     While on routine patrol on December 9, Ptl. McBain observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. After stopping the vehicle he learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.

     On December 10, Sgt. Minchin and Ptl. Bodart were called to the sound of a loud crash on Jacquelin Ave. After coming onto the scene they observed a vehicle in the woods and a man standing by the curb.  After talking to the driver it was apparant that the driver had been drinking. After failing field sobriety tests, the driver was arrested for DWI. Summonses an a court date were given.

     On December 14, Ptl. Leonard investigated a three vehicle MVA on Route 17. No injuries were reported. 

     On December 16, Ptl. LaCroix investigated a two vehicle MVA on N. Franklin Tpke. No injuries were reported.

     Also on December 16, while on routine patrol, Ptl LaCroix observed a vehicle parked in a crosswalk. As Ptl LaCroix was filling out the ticket, the driver of the vehicle came out and started to drive away. After stopping the vehicle, Ptl. LaCroix learned the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given. 

     On December 18, Ptl. McBain investigated a three vehicle MVA on N. Franklin Tpke. One injury was reported. 

     On December 27, Sgt. Minchin investigated a hit and run MVA on Wearimus Rd.  No injuries were reported. 

     On December 29, Ptl. Bodart investigated a two vehicle MVA on Sheridan Ave. No injuries were reported.

     Also on December 29, Ptl. Schultz investigated a two vehicle MVA on Hollywood Ave. One injury was reported. 

November 30, 2006: Blotter:

     
On November 3, Ptl. Mosca investigated a two vehicle MVA on N. Franklin Tpke and Blauvelt Ave. No injuries were reported. 

     Also on November 3, Ptl. Bodart investigated a two vehicle MVA on Barnett Pl. No injuries were reported. 

     While on routine patrol on November 7, Ptl. McBain randomly looked up a license plate and learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summones and a court date were given. 

     On November 7, Sgt. Freeman investigated a three vehicle MVA on Warren Ave. No injuries were reported. 

     On November 14, Ptl. Schultz investigated a two vehicle MVA on Route 17 north. No injuries were reported. 

     Also on November 14, Ptl. Schultz investigated a three vehicle MVA on Route 17 north. No injuries were reported. 

     On November 18, while conducting stationary radar on Rt 17, Sgt. Grego observed a vehicle going at a high rate of speed. After stopping he vehicle he learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.

     Also on November 18, Sgt. Grego observed a vehicle that had just come off of Rt 17 swearving across the double yellow lines with it's high beams on. After stopping the vehicle, Sgt Grego detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver. After failing field sobriety tests, the driver was arrested for DWI. Summons and a xourt date were given.

     On November 23, Pt. Mosca observed a vehicle cross over into the opposite lane of traffic. After stopping the vehicle she observed a stron odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver. The driver failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for DWI. While retrieving some of the driver's items from the vehicle, Ptl. Bodart observed an odor of burnt marijuana.  A search of the vehicle found tupperware containers containing marijuana. The driver was also arrested for thse violations. 

     Also on November 23, Ptl. LaCroix investigated a two vehicle MVA on Sheridan Ave and North Franklin Tpke. Two injuries were reported.

     While on routine patrol on November 24, Ptl McBain observed a vehicle with a expired registration. The vehicle was also uninsured. Summones and a court date were given.

     On November 26, while conduction stationary radr Ptl. Balestrieri observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. After stopping the vehicle, Ptl. Balestrieri observed an odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver.  After failing field sobriety tests, the driver was arrested for DWI. 

     On November 30, Ptl. McBain stopped a vehicle and learned that the driver had a warrant for his arrest. Bail was posted and he was released.
    
October 30, 2006: Blotter:

     On October 13, Sgt. Freeman investigated a two-vehicle accident on Sycamore Ave. No injuries were reported.

     While on routine patrol on October 16, Ptl. Bodart observed a vehicle with a rear tail light out. After the vehicle pulled into a driveway, Bodart learned that the driver's license was suspended. Ptl. Bodart also observed a hypodermic needle in the vehicle. The driver was arrested and a court date was given. 

     Also on October 16, Ptl. Tiernan stopped a vehicle for running a stop sign. He learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were issued. 

     On October 17, a resident signed a complaint against a man who was temporarily living with him. The complaint concerns the theft of numerous objects from the resident's house. Ptl. Bodart helped with the complaints and is continuing the investigation. 

     While on routine patrol on October 19, Ptl. McBain did a random registration check. He determined that the driver's license was suspended.  After McBain had the driver out of the car, drug paraphernalia was viewed in plain sight. The driver was arrested for possession of a controlled dangerous substance. He also had an outstanding warrant out of another jurisdiction. Summonses and a court date were issued. 

     While performing stationary radar on October 21, on Route 17, Ptl. Mosca observed a vehicle going 80mph. After attempting to stop the vehicle for several minutes, Ptl. Mosca observed that the driver seemed to be intoxicated. After failing field sobriety tests, the drvier was arressted for DWI. Summonses and a court date were given. 

     On October 20, Ptl. Schultz investigated a two vehicle MVA on Sheridan Ave. No injuries were reported. 

     On October 21, Sgt. Minchin investigated an accident with a deer on Route 17. No injuries were reported. 
     
     On October 25, Ptl. LaCroix investigated a two vehicle MVA on N. Franklin Tpke. No injuries were reported. 

     While on routine patrol on October 26, Ptl. Leonard stopped a vehicle and learned that the drivers license was suspended. A summons and a court date were given.
September 30, 2006: Blotter:

     On September 18, Ptl. Tiernan investigated a two vehicle MVA involving a deer. No injuries were reported. 

     On September 20, Ptl. Muenzen investigated a two vehicle MVA on N. Franklin TPke. No injuries were reported. 

     On September 21, Ptl. Balestrieri investigated an MVA in front of Llyod School. During the investigation it was learned that this was a hit and run with two witnessess. The vehicle in question drove by the scene and was stopped by Ptl. Balestrieri. The driver was issued summonses and a court date. 
     
     On September 23, Ptl. Schultz investigated a two vehicle MVA on Van Dyke Dr and Brandywine Rd. No injuries were reported.

     While on routine patrol on September 25, Ptl. Bodart observed a vehicle with a large object hanging from the rear view mirror. After the vehicle was stopped it was learned that the driver's license was suspended and there was a warrant out of another jurisdiction for contempt of court. He was arrested and picked up by the issuing jurisdiction.

     On September 28, Ptl. LaCroix investigated a two vehicle MVA on Hollywood Ave. No injuries were reported.

     Also on September 28, while on routine patrol, Ptl. LaCroix stopped a vehicle for having a light out. It was learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.  

September 10, 2006: Blotter: 

    
On September 1, Ptl. Leonard investigated a two vehicle MVA on Brookside Ave. No injuries reported.

     Also on September 1, Ptl. Balestrieri investigated a one vehicle MVA on Route 17 north and Hollywood Ave. No injuries were reported. 

     While on routine patrol, Ptl. Bodart observed a vehicle pulling a trailer without lights and plates. After stopping the vehicle he learned that the driver's license was suspended out of anoher state. Summonses and a court date were given. 

     While performing stationary radar  on September 7, Sgt. Freeman observed a vehicle speeding. After stopping the vehicle he learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.

     On September 8, Ptl. Schultz investigated a two vehicle MVA on Hollywood Ave and N. Franklin Tpke. No injuries were reported. 

     On September 15, Ptl. Muenzen investigated a one vehicle hit and run on Route 17 north. No injuries were reported

     Also on September 15, Ptl. Muenzen investigated a two vehicle MVA on N. Franklin Tpke at Blauvelt Ave. No injuries were reported.
August 30, 2006, Blotter:

     On August 11, A resident reported that a check was taken and cashed from her father who has a home health care worker come to help him.  The suspect was questioned and admitted to taking the check. He was arrested and a court date is pending.

     On August 13, while on routin patrol, Ptl. LaCroix observed a vehicle speeding on Route 17. Ptl. LaCroix observed the vehicle cross several lanes of traffic and pull off at the Hollywood Ave exit. The vehicle was found near the back of a house with the lights turned off. It was learned that the driver's license was suspended. There was also an open container of an alcoholic beverage inside the vehicle. Summonses and a court date were given.

     Also on August 13, a resident entered headquarters to report the he had either lost his cell phone or it had been stolen. It was later learned that over $6000 worth of call were made on his cell phone. The investigation continues.

     On August 17, while on routine patrol, Ptl. LaCroix observed a vehicle in the middle of Saddle Brook Dr. As Ptl. LaCroix approached the vehicle, he could see that the driver was sleeping with the vehicle on and in drive. The driver failed feild sobriety tests and was arrested for DWI. Summonses and a court date were given.

     Also on August 17, Mike Frank, Director of the DPW requested Borough Summonses be written against several residents for not abiding by the water sprinkling rules put into effect. Summonses were written.

     While on routine patrol on August 18, Sgt. Minchin observed two males transfering alcoholic beverages from one vehicle to another.  Sgt. Minchin arrested the boys for underage possession of alcohol. Summonses and a court date were given.

     On August 27, while on routine patrol, Ptl. Mosca stopped a vehicle when she learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given.

     On August 31, Ptl. Schultz investigated a two vehicle MVA at the Bank of America parking lot. No injuries were reported.

August 10, 2006 Blotter:

    
While on routine patrol on August 3, Ptl. Bodart observed a male relieving himself in the middle of the road. As he approached the individual a second male ran into the woods.  After finding the male in the woods Ptl. Bodart observed a bag which was believed to contain marijuana. Both males were taken into custody and arrested for possession of CDS and underage drinking. Summonses and a court date were given.

     On August 5, Ptl Leonard investigated a two vehicle MVA on Sheridan Ave and Warren Ave. No injuries were reported.

     On August 6, Ptl. McBain investigated a two vehicle MVA with a deer on N. Franklin Tpke and Hollywood Ave. No injuries were reported.

     Also on August 6, while on routine patrol, Ptl. McBain observed a vehicle crossing over the double yellow lines on N. Franklin Tpke and go into oncoming traffic. After stopping the vehicle, Ptl. McBain observed a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver. After failing field sobriety tests the driver was arrested for DWI. Summonses and a court date were given.

     On Augst 10, Ptl. Tuttle investigated a two vehicle MVA on Saddle River Rd and Hollywood Ave. No injuries were reported.

July 30, 2006 Blotter: 

     On July 14, Ptl. Bodart investigated a one vehicle MVA on Hollywood Ave. No injuries were reported.
     
     On July 15, while on routine patrol, Ptl. LaCroix observed a vehicle repeatedly cross over into other lanes and then back into its own lane. After stopping the vehicle, Ptl LaCroix observed a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from inside the vehicle. The driver failed field sobriety tests and was arrestted for DWI. Summonses and a court date were given. 

     After doing a routine registration lookup on July 16, Ptl. Bodart learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court datere were given.

     Also on July 16, while conducting stationary radar, Sgt. Grego stopped a vehicle going at a high rate of speed. It was learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given. 

     On July 20, Sgt. Grego investigated a two vehicle MVA on Warren Ave. No injuries were reported. 

     Also on July 20, Ptl. Bodart investigated a one vehicle MVA on Route 17 south. No injuries were reported. 

     On July 23, Ptl. Mosca investigated a one vehicle MVA on Route 17 north. No injuries were reported. 

     Also on July 23, Ptl. McBain did a random registration look up and learned that the driver's license was suspended. A summons and a court date were given. 

     On July 24, while doing stationary radar on Hollywood Ave, Ptl. LaCroix observed a vehicle going over the speed limit. It was learned that the driver's license was suspended and there was a warrant for him out of another jurisdiction. The warrant was paid and summonses and a court date were given.

     After stopping a vehicle on July 25 for an expired inspection sticker, Ptl. LaCroix learned that the driver's license was suspended.  Summonses and a court date were given.

     On July 25, Ptl. Schultz, investigated a two vehicle MVA on N. Franklin Tpke. No injuries were reported. 

     Also on July 25, Ptl. Mosca investigated a two vehicle MVA on Sheridan Ave and N. Franklin Tpke. No injuries were reported.
 
     On July 29, Ptl. Mosca investigated a two vehicle MVA on Sycamore Ave. No injuries were reported.

     Also on July 29, Ptl. Mosca and Ptl. Tuttle were dispatched to Bogart Rd on a reported of an intoxicated male in the road who then fled the area. The male was located by Ptl. Mosca and the vehicle was later located in the rear yard of an E. Saddle River Rd resident.  The male was brought to Valley Hospital where blood was drawn. He was later arrested for DWI. Summonses and a court date were given.

     On July 31, Ptl. Tuttle investigated a two vehicle MVA on N. Maple Ave. No injuries were reported. 

July 10, 2006 Blotter:

    
While doing stationary radar July 2, on Route 17 southbound, Sgt. Grego observed a vehicle going at a high rate of speed. After stopping the vehicle, it was learned that the driver's license was suspended. Summonses and a court date were given. 

     Also on July 2, Ptl. Schultz investigated a one vehicle MVA on Sheridan Ave and Hollywood Ave. No injuries were reported.

     On July 5, Ptl. Tiernan investigated a two vehicle MVA on E. Franklin Tpke. No injuries were reported.

     On July 6, Det. Sgt. Pattman arrested a man for forgery.  The Suspect took checks from where he was living and cashed them.  He was arrested and a court date is pending.

     While on routine patrol on July 7, , Ptl Bodart observed a vehicle traveling very slowly and not using his turn signals. After stopping the vehicle, Ptl Bodart observed a stron odor of an alcoholic be

 

 
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