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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Two Paterson Men Arrested in Paramus for Drug Possession, Intent to Distribute

Two Paterson Men Arrested in Paramus for Drug Possession, Intent to Distribute

Francisco Fernandez (pictured) and Rafael Otero were charged after police found cocaine and molly in their vehicle.
Bergen County Woman Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Bergen County Woman Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

An Oradell woman was arrested yesterday and charged with endangering the welfare of a child and distribution of child pornography.
UPDATE: Bergen County Murder-Suicide Victims Identified

UPDATE: Bergen County Murder-Suicide Victims Identified

The Hasbrouck Heights victims of a murder-suicide have been identified.
Bergen County Couple Dead in Murder-Suicide

Bergen County Couple Dead in Murder-Suicide

By Natalie Mieles
PHOTO: 84-Year-Old Bergen County Man Drives Car Into Pool

PHOTO: 84-Year-Old Bergen County Man Drives Car Into Pool

The vehicle was also occupied by a 79-year-old woman friend, and family members jumped into the pool to assist them in getting out.
Fill Your Fall Weekends In The Bergen County Area

Fill Your Fall Weekends In The Bergen County Area

Summer is for the Shore -- but Bergen County shines in the fall.
Sheriff's Office Delays Plans for Armored Vehicles

Sheriff's Office Delays Plans for Armored Vehicles

The Sheriff says vehicles are important for flood rescues; the County Executive is against "military armor on our streets."
Crime Rates Fall in New Milford

Crime Rates Fall in New Milford

New Milford saw fewer crimes in the first half of 2014 compared to the first half of 2013.
Firefighters Stop Smoke at Garden State Plaza

Firefighters Stop Smoke at Garden State Plaza

Firefighters doused the roof of the Paramus mall, which started smoking as it underwent replacement.
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.