Friday, May 10, 2013
Police said man did not get into the targeted home and nothing was stolen.
An unknown man reportedly attempted to break into a Bloomingdale home last Wednesday morning on Reeve Avenue, according to Bloomingdale Police. At about 10:30 a.m., officers were called to the scene after getting a report of an attempted residential burglary, Ptl. Dan Fletcher said. The home's resident said he heard someone attempting to open the locked front door and then saw a man walk around to the back of the building, where he reportedly tried to open an also-locked rear door. The resident said he saw the person leave driving a gray sport utility vehicle that had been parked in the driveway, Fletcher said. No access was gained to the residence and nothing was reported stolen. Fletcher said officers searched the area, but were unable …
No one was arrested for the incident, but police are investigating.
The Thursday evening burglary of a Glenwild Avenue home is under investigation by Bloomingdale Police. The home's resident reportedly returned home just after 3:30 p.m. to find their home broken into, according to Ptl. Dan Fletcher. Fletcher said that it appeared as though the house's rear door had been forced open and that items were moved and drawers left open in several rooms. It appeared only jewelry was stolen, Fletcher said, but no estimated value for the jewelry was released. The Passaic County Sheriff's Department CSI Unit responded to process the scene, according to the police statement. Anyone with information concerning the burglary is asked to call Detective Sgt. Steven Caputo of the Bloomingdale Police at 973-838-0158.
Despite the broken glass, owner told police that at the time nothing appeared to have been stolen.
Bloomingdale Police are investigating a Monday morning report of criminal mischief involving a motor vehicle in the Waterfall Village apartment community. At about 6:17 a.m., Officers David Terpstra and Michael Fatzer responded to the complex parking lot and found several windows broken on a tenant's vehicle, according to department spokesperson Ptl. Daniel Fletcher. While the report said an object apparently was used to smash the windows, the owner told police that at the time, nothing seemed to have been stolen. Anyone with information concerning the incident is encouraged to contact the Bloomingdale Police Department at 973-838-0158 and ask for Detective Sgt. Steven Caputo.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Man charged with careless driving, driving with suspended license.
A North Bergen man was charged with careless driving after police said he fell asleep at the wheel and overturned his car on Glenwild Avenue on Wednesday. Bloomingdale Police Ptl. Dan Fletcher said Kenneth Perez, 26, was driving around 8:30 a.m. when he lost control of his car after "momentarily falling asleep." Perez drove off the roadway and while attempting to return to Glenwild Avenue, the car rolled over on its side, Fletcher said. Fletcher said the car needed to be towed from the scene. Perez suffered minor cuts on his hand, which Tri-Boro First Aid Squad treated after responding. In addition to careless driving, Fletcher said Perez was found to be driving with a suspended driver's license and issued a summons for such. For questions…
Friday, January 25, 2013
Main Street resident said computer went missing after roommates had a party.
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Friday, January 25
Bloomingdale police are investigating a reported theft from a Main Street residence on Sunday. Police responded to the residence around 6:30 a.m. where a resident said that a laptop had been stolen the previous night, according to Ptl. Dan Fletcher. He told police that his roommates had a party with several people over and he was not home at the time, but returned to find his laptop missing. "None of the roommates observed any criminal activity," Fletcher said. Anyone with information is asked to call the Bloomingdale Police Department at 973-838-0158.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Police departments see no need for additional ordinances.
In recent months, underage drinking has been a highlighted issue in the Borough of Kinnelon, with the Kinnelon Council continuing to discuss adopting an ordinance that would allow police to arrest and charge underage drinkers. However, similar problems haven’t carried over to neighboring Butler and Bloomingdale, according to police representatives from each borough. Bloomingdale Police Chief Joseph Borell told Patch that, while preventing underage drinking within the borough is always a priority, his department has always felt that it has enough tools to prevent it without adopting additional ordinances or forming an advisory committee, as has been done in Kinnelon. “While we are always concerned with underage drinking within our borough, …
Friday, February 10, 2012
Police participating in Unity Tour.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Police said marijuana was also found in vehicle.
A 22-year-old Long Valley man was found sitting in his vehicle Sunday at the 7-Eleven at Riverside Square, according to Bloomingdale police. Police said they also found what they believe to be marijuana in the car. Colin Wyder was charged with DWI, possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) and possession of a CDS in a motor vehicle. Police said they found Wyder around 2:18 a.m. after receiving a report of an allegedly intoxicated driver. When police spoke to Wyder, they allegedly noticed signs of intoxication and he was arrested. Wyder was transported to the police station and his vehicle was impounded. He was released to a family member with a ticket to appear in court at a later date. Also from the Bloomingdale Police …
Police said several units on South Road and Demarest Road were damaged.
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Thursday, January 26, 2012
Bloomingdale police are investigating the damage of several mailboxes in the area of Glenwild Lake after a resident called about hearing a loud sound near the roadway on Sunday. Police responded at around 11:30 p.m. where the resident said they heard a loud noise and then allegedly saw a black vehicle drive away. Police investigated and found that and several more mailboxes damaged, mostly in the area of South Road and Demarest Road. Police said they were unable to locate the vehicle. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact police at 973-838-0158.
Monday, January 9, 2012
Ptl. Kevin Peirsel said Bloomingdale's residents are respecful of police.
New police officer Ptl. Kevin Peirsel had never been to Bloomingdale before accepting the position with the Bloomingdale Police Department, but he has fallen in love with the borough. So much so that he said in his first week of work, he arrived an hour-and-a-half early each day. The 28-year-old Morris Township native was sworn in on Jan. 1 and began work the following day. His first arrest with Bloomingdale was Wednesday, when he and Det. Sgt. Steve Caputo arrested an alleged fugitive outside the Waterfall Village apartment complex. Peirsel said he already feels like he fits in perfectly with the other officers and is eager to check out the borough. In particular, Peirsel has taken interest in the Marine Corps. recruiting office in …