Cops: Man Lied About Name, Fled Fight Scene
Police said Leyden was charged with disorderly conduct.
A 23-year-old Kinnelon man was charged with disorderly conduct and hindering apprehension on May 31 after Bloomingdale police said he attempted to flee the scene where he was allegedly involved in a fight outside a Hamburg Turnpike business.
Alex Leyden was caught by Ptl. David Terpstra around 9:54 p.m. Police said that in previously speaking with Leyden, he allegedly said his name was Alex Maida. When police learned his real name, they also discovered a warrant for his arrest from Newark.
The Newark Police Department agreed to have Leyden released with a court date in their jurisdiction because they were unable to pick him up. He was also given a court date on the Bloomingdale charges, which included hindering apprehension because he allegedly supplied police with false information.
Also from the Bloomingdale Police Department
John Pilot, 50, of Bloomingdale, was arrested on a warrant out of Wall Township in Bloomingdale on Thursday after being issued a summons for operating an unregistered vehicle. Police said he was stopped by Ptl. Gary Walker on Wallace Avenue at 3:31 p.m. and the warrant was discovered. He was transported to the Bloomingdale police station where he posted bail and was released. Police said his vehicle was impounded.
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