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  1. Alert: Booze Thieves Boost $52,000 Worth Of Scotch From River Edge Store

    Alert: Booze Thieves Boost $52,000 Worth Of Scotch From River Edge Store

    RIVER EDGE, N.J. -- The hunt was on for a band of high-end booze thieves who stole more than $52,000 worth of Scotch from a popular River Edge liquor store, the company said.Three of the bottles -- including one worth $27,999 and another worth $21,999 -- were taken from a lock box the thieves jimmied open at Total Wine & More, the company's loss prevention department said.A bottle ...

  2. Authorities: Rutherford Man Stole Cell Tower Batteries In Three Counties

    Authorities: Rutherford Man Stole Cell Tower Batteries In Three Counties

    RUTHERFORD, N.J. – A Rutherford man stole dozens of backup batteries from cellphone towers – including a batch from a Passaic County firehouse, authorities said.Christopher Kennedy, 31, stole roughly $11,000 worth of batteries in three separate incidents in West Milford, police there said Tuesday.The first theft was discovered in early June at a tower near Canistear Road and Route 23, ...

  3. River Vale Police Launch Newest Addition: Aerial Drone

    River Vale Police Launch Newest Addition: Aerial Drone

    RIVER VALE, N.J. -- River Vale police are launching a drone this Thursday for use in emergency operations, crime scene investigations and public safety programs, Chief William C. Giordano said Tuesday.Dubbed "Angel 1," the professional-grade unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) carries two cameras -- one a high-definition model and the other thermographic, which produces images ...

  4. Saddle Brook Detectives Nab Local Man In Gas Station Knifepoint Robbery

    Saddle Brook Detectives Nab Local Man In Gas Station Knifepoint Robbery

    SADDLE BROOK, N.J. -- Surveillance video and dogged detective work led to the arrest Tuesday of a Saddle Brook man for robbing a local gas station at knifepoint.A judge ordered Nicholas R. Bleeker, 24, held in the Bergen County Jail pending an Oct. 6 hearing on robbery and weapons charges, Police Chief Robert J. Kugler said.Detective Lt. Thomas Johnson, and Detectives John Tritto and ...

  5. Jewish Youngsters' Singer-Songwriter Arrested By FBI On Child Porn Charges

    Jewish Youngsters' Singer-Songwriter Arrested By FBI On Child Porn Charges

    NEWARK, N.J. -- A music teacher and singer-songwriter who performs for children at synagogues, Jewish community centers, camps and conventions nationwide was arrested by FBI agents Tuesday on child pornography charges.Eric S. Komar, 46, "used a peer-to-peer file-sharing program to obtain and distribute images and videos that including images of prepubescent children being sexually ...

  6. Prosecutor: Hackensack Stock Broker Busted With Cocaine, Pot, Pills

    Prosecutor: Hackensack Stock Broker Busted With Cocaine, Pot, Pills

    HACKENSACK, N.J. – A stock broker from Hackensack was caught with cocaine, pot and pills, as well as $1,250 in suspected drug proceeds, said authorities who arrested him.Joshua Simmons, 27, was released on a summons to appear Oct. 4 on drug charges in Central Judicial Processing in Hackensack following Monday’s raid on his apartment, Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal said ...

  7. Man Struck, Killed By Train In Carlstadt

    Man Struck, Killed By Train In Carlstadt

    CARLSTADT, N.J. -- A man was struck and killed by a commuter train in Carlstadt late Tuesday morning."He just laid down on the tracks," a witness said after the 11 a.m. incident just west of Paterson Avenue between the Rutherford and Westmont train stations. Authorities still hadn't been able to identify the man as of late Tuesday afternoon. Responders said he wasn't carrying ...

  8. Pomp, Circumstance, Gridlock Await Wallington Visit From Poland President

    Pomp, Circumstance, Gridlock Await Wallington Visit From Poland President

    WALLINGTON, N.J. -- Polish President Andrzej Duda visits Wallington on Wednesday for what's expected to be great pomp and circumstance -- and serious traffic tie-ups.A 6 p.m. ceremony will be held at the General Pulaski monument at Main Avenue and May Street (more info below). Born in Kraków in the former Polish People's Republic, Duda, 45, studied became his country's president in ...

  9. Judge Releases Accused Glen Rock Burglar After Fair Lawn Chase

    Judge Releases Accused Glen Rock Burglar After Fair Lawn Chase

    FAIR LAWN, N.J. -- Fair Lawn police detectives chased down a 54-year-old Paterson man moments after he broke into a Glen Rock garage and stole a bicycle, authorities said.Frank Gonzalez took off onto Route 208 as Fair Lawn Detective Mark Wyka approached him at Maple and Elm avenues last Tuesday afternoon, Sgt. Brian Metzler said.Detective Sgt. Tim O’Shaughnessy and Detective Anthony ...

  10. Garfield Widower, 70, Collected Child Porn, Authorities Charge

    Garfield Widower, 70, Collected Child Porn, Authorities Charge

    GARFIELD, N.J. – A retired widower from Garfield was caught with child pornography, authorities said.Michael Yosco Jr., 70, “utilized the Internet to access, view, and possess sexually explicit files depicting prepubescent and pubescent children,” Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal said.Yosco was arrested Monday and charged with possession of child pornography following a search ...

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