Police Blotter: DWI Arrest, Warrants and Identity Theft
● By Rebecca K. Abma
Midland Park Police
The following items were submitted by the Midland Park Police Department:
On March 12, a 59-year-old male resident of Midland Park was
arrested for driving while intoxicated after Officer Kenneth Junta was called
to investigate a motor vehicle collision at Erie Avenue. Following field sobriety tests the male was
transported to headquarters for processing.
Summonses were issued for careless driving and driving while
intoxicated. The defendant was released
into the custody of his son and is to appear in the Midland Park Municipal Court. Officers Kevin Van Dyk and Thomas Bedoe
assisted in the investigation.
On March 14 , as the result of a motor vehicle stop, Officer Mark Berninger arrested a 45-year-old female resident of Emerson on outstanding warrants. The warrants, which amounted to $735, were issued from the Municipal Courts of Ho-Ho-Kus and Emerson. She was released on her own recognizance, and given a summons for driving while suspended. Sgt. Gregory Kasbarian assisted.
On March 16, Officer Berninger took a report from a Midland Park couple who stated they were a victim of an identity theft. They reported their tax accountant informed them he was unable to e-file their tax return as someone had already filed a tax return in their names. They were advised to contact their financial institutions and inform them of the incident.
On March 19, Officer Steven Vander Pyl arrested a 23-year-old Glen Rock male resident on outstanding warrants. The warrants in the amount of $600 were issued from the Paterson and Paramus Municipal Courts. The defendant was transported to headquarters where the warrants were satisfied. A summons for driving while suspended was issued to the male. Sgt. Kasbarian assisted.