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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Mahwah Fire Company Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Mahwah Fire Company Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Fire Company #1 will throw a commemorative block party this Saturday on Miller Road.
Tractor-Trailer Crash on Turnpike at Ridgefield

Tractor-Trailer Crash on Turnpike at Ridgefield

State troopers rescued driver, conscious but injured from nearby creek.
Tractor Trailer Fire Snarls Morning Drive on Rt. 17 in Paramus

Tractor Trailer Fire Snarls Morning Drive on Rt. 17 in Paramus

Vehicle hauling Bounty paper towels blazes on major roadway, report says.
Mahwah Man Charged in Ramsey Pedestrian Hit-And-Run

Mahwah Man Charged in Ramsey Pedestrian Hit-And-Run

Thomas Moylan’s arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office.
Prosecutor: Bergen County Camp Counselor Busted For 'Touching' Young Campers

Prosecutor: Bergen County Camp Counselor Busted For 'Touching' Young Campers

Police say a fellow camp counselor reported the 16-year-old had engaged in inappropriate sexual contact with several 6-year-olds.
UPDATE: Man With Active Mahwah Warrant Charged With Drug Possession

UPDATE: Man With Active Mahwah Warrant Charged With Drug Possession

The investigation disclosed that the individual was Joseph S. Lineburg, police said.
Mahwah Men Seek to Clear Records of Robbery, Assault, and Theft

Mahwah Men Seek to Clear Records of Robbery, Assault, and Theft

The two were part of a bogus drug deal-turned-robbery last October.
Saddle Brook Man Appears in Court for Gunpowder Possession

Saddle Brook Man Appears in Court for Gunpowder Possession

A domestic dispute led to the discovery of weapons including illegal amounts of gunpowder.
Head-On Thruway Accident Causes Route 17 Back-Ups To Mahwah

Head-On Thruway Accident Causes Route 17 Back-Ups To Mahwah

Northbound lanes are closed and traffic is being detoured at Exit 14B. Southbound lanes in accident area moving very slowly.
Mahwah Road Closure

Mahwah Road Closure

The roadway will be milled in two phases - from the New York state line to Heather Lane and Heather Lane to Masonicus Road.
Hawthorne Man Charged in Fatal Farmer's Market Crash

Hawthorne Man Charged in Fatal Farmer's Market Crash

Charges have been brought against the man driving the truck that caused the crash.
Hawthorne Farmer's Market Crash Kills One, Injures Two

Hawthorne Farmer's Market Crash Kills One, Injures Two

A truck ran into a barricade at the Hawthorne Farmer's Market this Sunday.
School Bus Drags Pedestrian 70 Feet in Fatal Accident

School Bus Drags Pedestrian 70 Feet in Fatal Accident

Fort Lee woman, 60, was killed Thursday morning while crossing street in Leonia.
Funds Redistributed from Bankrupt Bulletproof Vest Manufacturer

Funds Redistributed from Bankrupt Bulletproof Vest Manufacturer

Division of Consumer Affairs to Distribute $173,000 to law enforcement agencies, from bankrupt manufacturer of defective bulletproof vests.
MMA, Junior Police Academy Leader Sgt. Curtis Retirement:

MMA, Junior Police Academy Leader Sgt. Curtis Retirement: "Will Be Missed"

Considered a great leader for Mahwah's children and youth programs, Sergeant Robert Curtis' "will be missed" in his retirement.
Wyckoff Police Cruiser Totaled, Woman Injured During Traffic Stop

Wyckoff Police Cruiser Totaled, Woman Injured During Traffic Stop

A routine traffic stop turned into a multiple-vehicle accident after a female motorist lost control of her car.
ACLU Asks Bergen County Sheriff to Withdraw Request for Armored Vehicles

ACLU Asks Bergen County Sheriff to Withdraw Request for Armored Vehicles

Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino has received a letter asking for the withdrawal of the county's request for armored military vehicles.
Tractor Trailer Driver Charged in Fatal Bergen Turnpike Crash

Tractor Trailer Driver Charged in Fatal Bergen Turnpike Crash

The Hudson County man was allegedly on his cell phone at the time of the chain-reaction accident that killed one and injured several others.
Bergen Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teen

Bergen Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teen

Alleged incidents occurred in 2009 when the victim was 14, the prosecutor's office said.