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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Glen Rock Man Indicted For Real Estate Investment Fraud Scheme

Glen Rock Man Indicted For Real Estate Investment Fraud Scheme

Paul Mancuso faces five counts of wire fraud and one of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
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 In Bergen County

Mahwah Man Charged in Ramsey Pedestrian Hit-And-Run In Bergen County

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.
One Fort Lee Man Arrested, One at Large in ID Theft Case

One Fort Lee Man Arrested, One at Large in ID Theft Case

Fort Lee Police have arrested one man in connection to a $100,000 identity theft, and are still looking for his partner.
Palisades Park Acupuncturist Charged as Unauthorized

Palisades Park Acupuncturist Charged as Unauthorized

Police say Ercheng Zhang, 20, was not licensed to practice acupuncture.
Wayne Woman Charged with Identity Theft

Wayne Woman Charged with Identity Theft

Latoyha Sapp, 38, is charged with Trafficking in Personal Identifying Information Pertaining to Another Person and Computer Related Theft.
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.
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.
Driver in Fatal Parkway Crash Faces Deportation

Driver in Fatal Parkway Crash Faces Deportation

NY man was driving a church van with an invalid license last year when he collided with a NJ Transit bus, killing one of the passengers.
Bergen Couple Accused of ID Theft, Selling Fake Items on eBay

Bergen Couple Accused of ID Theft, Selling Fake Items on eBay

Fraudulent transactions, which included sports memorabilia, trading cards and rare gold coins, date back to 2008, prosecutor said.
ACLU to Bergen Sheriff: Withdraw Request for Armored Vehicles

ACLU to Bergen Sheriff: Withdraw Request for Armored Vehicles

Organization says vehicles can lead to 'increased risks of violence, property destruction and undermined civil liberties.'
Drunken Bergen Man Covered in Vomit Fights Cops in Mall, Police Say

Drunken Bergen Man Covered in Vomit Fights Cops in Mall, Police Say

Incident occurred Wednesday afternoon at the Garden State Plaza.
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.
New Milford Man Accused of Trying to Burn Down Neighbor's Home

New Milford Man Accused of Trying to Burn Down Neighbor's Home

Louis Fallon, 74, allegedly poured gasoline through the mail slot in the front door.
Smashburger Bandit Gets 18 Years in Prison

Smashburger Bandit Gets 18 Years in Prison

Jamar Darby had previously pleaded guilty to robbing 14 businesses during a six-month span in 2012 and 2013.