Police Blotter

Cedar Grove Police Blotter

January 7, 2021 – January 11, 2021

On January 8, 2021 Ptl. Kristian Schneider took a report of a theft of bicycles from a storage unit on Little Falls Road. The victim owns a bicycle shop in Verona and stores some of his products at the storage facility. During a recent inventory he discovered that seven bicycles valued at over $18,000.00 were missing. A padlock was also missing from the door to the storage unit. The detective bureau is investigating the incident.

On January 8, 2021 Ptl. Connor Grawehr took a fraud report from a township resident. The resident reported that an unknown actor fraudulently accessed his bank account and transferred $26,600.00 to a separate account. Additionally, the account contact information was changed to allow the actor to control the account. The incident is under investigation.

On January 11, 2021 officers responded to the intersection of Pompton Avenue and Stevens Avenue on a report of an individual who had attempted to enter a vehicle stopped in traffic. Responding officers located the individual described by the reporting party. A subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of a 32 year old male from Paterson for disorderly conduct and hindering his apprehension for an outstanding criminal warrant from Elmwood Park. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

During the above period officers responded to a total of 141 calls for service including (8) 911 calls, (41) motor vehicle stops, (12) first aid calls and (2) motor vehicle crashes.  

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