Police Blotter: Warrant Arrests, Thefts
By Rebecca K. Abma
Midland Park Police
The following police blotter items were supplied by the Midland Park Police Department:
On Aug. 22, at the conclusion of an investigation into an
allegation of her bank account being comprised, Det. Sgt. John Gibbons charged a
Paterson resident with providing a False Statement to a Police Officer. On Aug. 13, the subject reported to Sgt.
Gregory Kasbarian, a relative withdrew $900 from her bank account without
permission. The bank’s security video was viewed and showed the fraudulent
transaction taking place. The defendant
was seen in the video sitting in the passenger seat and signing the withdrawal
slip. She was released, and is to appear
in the Midland Park Municipal Court.
On Aug. 22, Officer Mark Berninger arrested a 23-year-old Midland Park male resident on an outstanding warrant out of the Riverdale Municipal Court. The defendant was transported to headquarters where bail in the amount of $110 was paid in full. He was released with a new court date. Sgt. Kasbarian assisted.
On Aug. 27, as the result of a traffic stop, Officers Christopher Birch and Thomas Bedoe arrested a 51-year-old resident of Ridgewood on an outstanding warrant out of the Waldwick Municipal Court. The male was transported to headquarters where arrangements were made to satisfy the $350 warrant. Two summonses were issued to the defendant for traffic violations and, he was released with a pending court date.
On Sept. 2 at 9:50 p.m., Officer Steven Vander Pyl and Officer Bedoe located and arrested a 21-year-old male resident. The subject had an outstanding warrant from the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department. The Sheriff’s Department was contacted and took custody of the defendant.
On Sept. 3, the owner of a local business reported he received a check, which was returned from the bank due to insufficient funds, from a Midland Park female resident. The subject was contacted and informed the check in the amount of $265 bounced. Officers Vander Pyl, Christopher Birch and Jason Tillson investigated. The incident was referred to the Detective Bureau.
On Sept. 3, the manager of a local business reported an employee was being detained after it was discovered he had been making fraudulent returns since February 2012. The returns, totaled $2,800. The defendant, a 22-year-old Hawthorne resident, was transported to headquarters, processed, and charged with Theft by Deception. He was released with a pending court date. Sgt. Michael Powderley, Det. Sgt. Gibbons and Officer Kevin Van Dyk investigated.