Police Activity Blotter

The content provided will consist of crime and safety news that should be of interest to Franklin Lakes' residents. The specific events listed would have required a law enforcement response, are not sensitive in nature, and in many cases required further investigation. Residents are asked to remain vigilant and contact the Police Department if they observe anything suspicious.

 

 06/28/2024 7:57 AM

Officers were dispatched to the Summit Ave exit of Rt 208 south on a reported motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival officers found the crashed vehicle fully engulfed in flames and the two occupants self-extricated. PO Heffner investigated the crash and charged Tyler J. HOEBEE age 29 of West Milford, NJ with hindering apprehension and Josephine A. HATZIGEORGIOU age 44 of Paterson, NJ with possession of drug paraphernalia and hindering apprehension. PO Heffner, PO Iandoli and PO Shutrop investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 06/27/2024

As a result of a pedestrian hit and run accident investigation on Franklin Avenue on May 25, 2024, Eva A. EBRAHIM age 36 of Ringwood, NJ was charged with assault by auto and issued several motor vehicle summonses including leaving the scene of an accident. Sgt. Pellegrino investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 06/26/2024

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of CLYDE JOHNSON, 26, of Fair Lawn, NJ on charges of false public alarm. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Matthew Finck.

In March 2024, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit and Intelligence and Counterterrorism Unit initiated an investigation into a pattern of anonymous hoax phone calls and emails directed to crisis centers, local businesses, and law enforcement agencies regarding an individual armed with a deadly weapon or explosive. The investigation revealed that in January, March and April 2024, CLYDE JOHNSON made false reports via phone and email affecting locations and law enforcement agencies in Bergen County, NJ, specifically Franklin Lakes, Paramus, Wyckoff, Maywood, Fair Lawn, Fort Lee, and Bergenfield.

As a result of the investigation, CLYDE JOHNSON was charged with four counts of second-degree false public alarm, N.J.S.A 2C:33-3a(1)(b); third-degree attempted false public alarm, N.J.S.A. 2C:5-1a(1) / 2C:33-3a(1)(b); and third-degree false public alarm, N.J.S.A 2C:33-3a(1)(a). With the coordination and assistance of the New York City Police Department and U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations, CLYDE JOHNSON was arrested on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, in Queens, New York. JOHNSON was remanded to the Queens County Jail, awaiting extradition to New Jersey.

Prosecutor Musella states that the charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Prosecutor Musella thanks the Paramus, Wyckoff, Maywood, Fair Lawn, Fort Lee, Bergenfield, Franklin Lakes, and New York City Police Departments, as well as the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations for their assistance.

 06/13/2024 1:20 PM

A Valley View Drive resident reported a delivered package was opened and contents removed from her residence. PO Coia responded, incident is under investigation.

 06/13/24 11:01 AM

06/13/24 11:01 AM – As the result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt. 208 North, Aram INGILIAN, age 50 of Wayne, NJ was arrested for driving under the influence and issued multiple traffic summonses. PO Foschini and PO Coia investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 06/12/2024 9:01 PM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on High Mountain Rd, Brayan C. RICOSILVA age 23 of Elizabeth, NJ was arrested for an outstanding warrant emanating from Elizabeth, NJ. PO O’Connor investigated.  

 06/09/2024 7:48 PM

A Franklin Avenue business reported two suspects shoplifted approximately $2400 of merchandise. PO Garrison responded, active investigation ongoing.

 06/09/2024 4:42 PM

Officers were dispatched to a Briarwoods Rd residence to investigate a reported package theft. Officers confirmed unknown person(s) removed a package from the residence and fled the area. Sgt. Blum and PO Foschini responded, active investigation ongoing.

 06/05/2024 12:21 AM

As the result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Ewing Avenue, Paul NONAS age 20 of Allendale, NJ was arrested for driving under the influence and issued multiple traffic summonses.  PO O’Connor and Sgt. Pellegrino investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 05/31/2024 8:26 PM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 north, William N. METAXOTOS age 44 of Newburgh, NY was arrested for a warrant emanating from Pompton Lakes, NJ. PO Cestaro investigated.

 05/31/2024 12:03 AM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 north, Christopher W. SZLASA age 39 of Elmira, NY was arrested for a warrant emanating from Jersey City, NJ. Sgt. Blum investigated.

 05/30/2024 10:36 AM

During the course of an unrelated motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 south, PO Garrison was approached by a pedestrian that ran across the north and south bound lanes to speak with him. Upon investigation, officers determined the pedestrian, Juan C. HERNANDEMARTINEZ age 43 of Haskell, NJ, abandoned his motor vehicle and was operating it under the influence, he was arrested and issued multiple traffic summonses. PO Garrison and Sgt. Pellegrino investigated.

 05/28/2024 10:09 PM

Officers responded to a Shinnecock Trl residence on a confirmed residential burglary. Det. O’Brien with assistance from the Bergen County Sheriffs Department Bureau of Criminal Investigation Unit are investigating the incident.

 05/27/24 11:18 AM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Bender Ct, Jamal KEARNEY age 41 of Paterson, NJ was arrested for a warrant emanating from Hackensack, NJ. PO Shutrop, PO Iandoli investigated.

 05/25/2024 8:25 PM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 north, David A. HENDERSON Jr. age 44 of Middletown, NY was arrested and charged with possession of CDS and possession of drug paraphernalia. Sgt. Blum, PO Rosado and PO Foschini investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 05/21/2024 4:06 PM

Officers were dispatched to a Franklin Avenue business to investigate a shoplifting complaint. An unknown male was observed leaving the establishment with $597.18 worth of merchandise. PO Foschini responded, incident is being investigated.

 05/20/2024 11:27 PM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Colonial Road near Sunset Terrace, Dracy JACKSON age 30 of Newark, NJ was arrested for traffic warrants emanating from Newark, NJ. PO Foschini and PO Rosado investigated.

 05/17/2024 3:32 PM

A 32 year old male from Belleville, NJ, Dennis M. RODRIGUEZZAMBRANO, arrived at FLPD to retrieve a release for his impounded vehicle. Officer Sweeney discovered RODRIGUEZZAMBRANO had an outstanding warrant emanating from Pequannock, NJ and was arrested.

 05/17/2024 8:17 AM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on McCoy Rd, Sherril A. COTUGNO age 62 of Franklin Lakes, NJ was arrested for driving under the influence and issued multiple traffic summonses. PO Cestaro, Sgt. Zangara and PO Sweeney investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 05/16/2024 6:59 PM

 As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 north, Abel HERNANDEZ age 30 of Dover, NJ was arrested for traffic warrants emanating from Dover, Boonton and Mountain Lakes, NJ. PO O’Connor investigated and Sgt. Pellegrino investigated.

 05/15/2024 11:38 PM

While on routine patrol, PO O’Connor observed a disabled motor vehicle on the shoulder of Rt 208 north near Summit Ave. Investigation discovered the operator Windy LEGUILLOW age 51 of Hawthorne, NJ had an outstanding warrant emanating from Clifton, NJ and was subsequently arrested.

 05/14/2024 4:33 PM

Officers were dispatched to High Mountain Rd near Summit Ave on a report of single motor vehicle crash that struck a tree and fled the scene. Officers located the suspect vehicle in a commercial parking lot on Franklin Avenue with disabling front end damage. Subsequent investigation revealed the operator Annmarie VIGNONE age 61 of Ramsey, NJ was operating the vehicle under the influence. VIGNONE was arrested and charged with DUI, leaving the scene of an accident and other violations. PO Cestaro and Sgt. Zangara investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 05/14/2024 1:18 PM

 As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 north near Ewing Ave, Donavon D. BUTLER age 26 of Teaneck, NJ was arrested for a warrant emanating from Clifton, NJ. PO Cestaro investigated.

 05/13/2024 2:04 PM

Officers were dispatched to the Rt 208 south exit ramp at Summit Avenue for a reported single motor vehicle crash into the tree line. Investigation revealed the driver Adam J. SEGAL age 37 of West Hartford, CT was driving under the influence. SEGAL was arrested and issued multiple summonses including refusal to submit to breath tests samples. PO Sweeney and Sgt. Zangara investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 05/08/2024 8:12 AM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Franklin Lake Rd, Wesam A. ALTAMIMI age 20 of Clifton, NJ was arrested for a warrant emanating from Clifton, NJ. PO Iandoli investigated.

 05/07/2024 10:45 AM

A Franklin Square business owner reported a rock was thrown through the window of the establishment during the night time hours. Investigation revealed the incident was not criminal in nature and the result of an accident amongst juveniles. School Resource Officer Geyer investigated.

 05/03/2024 8:26 PM

Officers were dispatched to a two car motor vehicle crash on Summit Ave near Lynn Drive. Investigation revealed John J. MELE age 76 of Franklin Lakes, NJ, was operating a 2018 Range Rover that struck a delivery vehicle causing injury to its occupant. MELE was arrested for driving under the influence and criminally charged with assault by auto on a summons complaint. PO Coia and Sgt. Zangara investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 05/01/2024 8:38AM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Sioux Ln, Sophia J. SEGARRA age 31 of Lodi, NJ was arrested for a warrant emanating from Paterson, NJ. PO O’Connor investigated.

 04/26/2024 3:54 PM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 South, Edward J. DECARLO age 56 of Fair Lawn, NJ was arrested and charged with possession of CDS and possession of drug paraphernalia. PO O’Connor and Sgt. Pellegrino investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 04/26/2024 11:20 AM

As the result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Franklin Avenue, Robert F. PAEPRER age 68 of Franklin Lakes, NJ was arrested for driving under the influence and issued multiple traffic summonses.  Sgt. Pellegrino and PO O’Connor investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 04/25/2024 3:28 PM

 Officers were dispatched to the area of Aztec Trail on a report of a vehicle that struck a mailbox. Officers conducted a motor vehicle stop investigation on the suspect vehicle and the operator, Gazmen ZIBA age 61 of Wayne, NJ was arrested for driving under the influence and issued multiple traffic summonses. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 04/22/2024 5:34 PM

Franklin Lakes officers were dispatched to Rt 208 North near the I-287 interchange for 3 car motor vehicle crash. Upon determining no injuries occurred to any occupants, officers continued their investigation and determined the operator of the vehicle that initiated the crash was under the influence. Christopher MARTINELLI age 24 of Pompton Plains, NJ was issued several traffic summonses and arrested for driving under the influence, possession of CDS and possession of drug paraphernalia. PO O’Brien, Sgt. Pellegrino and Det. Blum investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 04/22/2024 9:32 AM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on I-287 South, Matthew J. CHISHOLM age 37 of Paterson, NJ, was arrested for outstanding warrants emanating from Haledon, NJ and Lodi, NJ. PO Cestaro and Sgt. Pellegrino investigated.

 04/21/2024 12:23 AM

 As the result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Ewing Avenue near Garden Court, Agnes M. SOLTYS age 40 of Wyckoff, NJ was arrested for driving under the influence and issued multiple traffic summonses. Additionally, SOLTYS was charged criminally with endangering welfare of children on a summons complaint and is to appear in Bergen County Superior Court. PO Iandoli and PO Heffner investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 04/18/2024 12:17 AM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 South, Darren DOMENICI age 40 of Tuxedo Park, NY was arrested for driving under the influence, possession of CDS, tampering with evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia and hindering apprehension and issued numerous traffic summonses. PO Garrison and PO O’Connor investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 04/17/2024 12:51 PM

 Patrol officers were dispatched to a Franklin Avenue business on a reported theft. Investigation revealed Karina VAHITOVA age 29 of Franklin Lakes, NJ was suspected of committing the theft and was arrested, additionally she was charged with disorderly conduct. Det. Blum, PO O’Brien and PO Rosado investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 04/14/2024 1:00 AM

As the result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 South, Michael V. DENARDO age 41 of Stockholm, NJ was arrested for driving under the influence and issued several traffic summonses. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 04/13/2024 2:26 PM

Officers responded to a Mabel Ann Ave residence on a report of trespassers in the property. Officers located two juveniles and turned custody over to their parents. DSgt. O’Brien is actively investigating the incident.

 04/13/2024 11:27 AM

As the result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 North, Johnattan N. RODRIGUEZ age 29 of Elizabeth, NJ, was arrested for a warrant emanating from Hamburg, NJ. PO Foschini and PO Rosado investigated.

 04/13/2024 2:19 AM

As the result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Summit Ave, Lara M. QUATTROCCHI age 43 of Fair Lawn, NJ, was arrested for possession of CDS and driving under the influence. PO Garrison and Sgt. Pellegrino investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 04/10/2024 3:19 PM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 South, Emanuel P. BYRD age 29 of Newark, NJ was arrested for an outstanding warrant emanating from Cherry Hill, NJ. PO O’Connor investigated.

 04/09/2024 09:23 AM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on High Mountain Rd, Dennis E. LOPEZ-CARTAGENA age 25 of Plainfield, NJ was arrested on a warrant emanating from Green Brook Township, NJ. PO Rosado and PO Foschini investigated.

 04/09/2024 12:00 AM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 N, Shaheem CLARK age 19 of Paterson, NJ was arrested for an outstanding warrant emanating from Teaneck, NJ, possession of CDS and was issued traffic summonses. PO Garrison and PO O’Connor investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 04/07/2024 11:44 AM

Officers responded to McCoy Place on a reported neighbor dispute. As a result of the investigation, Sherril A. COTUGNO age 62 of Franklin Lakes, NJ, was arrested for criminal mischief and disorderly conduct. PO Iandoli and PO Heffner investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 04/05/2024 11:22 PM

As a result of a suspicious vehicle complaint on Covington Place and subsequent motor vehicle stop, Brynn N. KHALAF age 44 of Franklin Lakes, NJ was arrested for driving while intoxicated and issued numerous summonses. PO Coia, Sgt. Zangara and PO Cestaro investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 04/04/2024 2:51 PM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on McCoy Road, Sherril A. COTUGNO, age 62 of Franklin Lakes, NJ was arrested for driving while intoxicated and issued multiple summonses. PO Garrison and PO O’Connor investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 03/25/2024 8:46 PM

Patrol responded to a trespasser at a commercial property on Parsons Pond Road. Investigation revealed a juvenile unlawfully entered the building and removed a piece of office furniture, juvenile was released to his guardian. Det. Blum investigated.

 03/24/2024 7:12 AM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 North, Luis PENA age 37 of Paterson, NJ was arrested for a warrant emanating from Paterson, NJ and subsequently released into Paterson PD custody. PO Cestaro, Sgt. Zangara, PO Coia and PO Sweeney investigated.

 03/20/2024 10:36 PM

Officers responded to a Vance Road residence on a confirmed residential burglary. Det. Blum with assistance from the Bergen County Sheriffs Department Bureau of Criminal Investigation Unit are investigating the incident.

 03/17/2024 3:19 AM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 North, Odman AGUILARGODOY age 21 of Butler, NJ was arrested for driving while intoxicated and issued multiple summonses. Sgt. Pellegrino and PO O’Connor investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 03/16/2024 1:30 PM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Ewing Ave, Miguel Paredes age 52 of Paterson, NJ was arrested for a warrant emanating from Paterson, NJ. PO Rosado, PO O’Brien investigated.

 03/13/2024 9:53 PM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 North, Anil VARUGHESE age 41 of Franklin Lakes, NJ, was arrested for driving while intoxicated and issued multiple summonses. PO Cestaro, PO Sweeney and Sgt. Zangara investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 03/04/2024 6:35 AM

 A Wayfair Ln resident reported an unknown male party unsuccessfully attempted to gain entry into his locked vehicle. Patrol officers responded and observed surveillance footage confirming the same. Sgt. Zangara and PO Coia investigated.

 3/03/2024 10:18 pm

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 Raul X. ENDARA age 20 of Hackensack, NJ was arrested for driving under the influence and issued multiple summonses. PO Foschini and PO O’Brien investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 2/27/2024 9:15 PM

Officers responded to a Laurel Ln residence on a confirmed residential burglary. Det. Blum with assistance from the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department Bureau of Criminal Investigation Unit are investigating the incident.

 02/27/2024 12:23 PM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 North, Juan POLANCO age 47 of Jersey City, NJ was arrested for outstanding warrants originating from Union, NJ and North Bergen, NJ. PO O’Connor investigated.

 02/25/2024 9:34 PM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 North, Genaine T. LEGETTE age 39 of Jacksonville, FL was arrested for driving while intoxicated and issued multiple summonses. PO Shutrop and PO Heffner investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 02/24/2024 2:14 PM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 North, Claudio IODICE III of Orangeburg, NY age 60, was arrested for warrants originating from Ringwood, NJ and Central Municipal Court of Bergen County. PO Cestaro investigated.

 02/22/2024 7:05 PM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 North, Raul M. PARRA age 60 of Congers, NY was arrested for driving while intoxicated and issued multiple summonses. Sgt. Pellegrino, PO Garrison and PO O’Connor investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 02/21/2024 11:05 AM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Ewing Ave, Joven A. Anderson age 34 of Paterson, NJ was arrested for a warrant emanating from Paterson, NJ. PO Rosado, PO Geyer investigated.

 02/20/2024 11:03 AM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 North, Chaleen Pienaar age 35 of Butler, NJ was arrested for a warrant emanating from Riverdale, NJ. PO Cestaro, Sgt. Zangara investigated.

 02/13/2024 10:00 AM

Patrol officers responded to Newark Liberty International Airport to take custody of Jonathan J. GUNN, age 35 of Jersey City, NJ from Port Authority Police for an outstanding warrant issued by our agency in regards to an investigation initiated in July 2023. GUNN was transported to the Bergen County Jail. DSgt Rynander and PO Geyer investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 02/08/2024 10:34 AM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 North, Oluwole A. OLUMODEJI age 40 of Paterson, NJ was arrested and charged with Hindering Apprehension. Officers discovered OLUMODEJI had a warrant emanating from East Orange, NJ, defendant was released on a summons and issued multiple traffic summonses. PO O’Connor and PO Garrison investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 02/04/2024 2:21 AM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 North near Ewing Ave, David M. CABRERA age 51 of Warwick, NY was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and a warrant emanating from Hackensack, NJ. CABRERA was issued multiple traffic summonses. PO O’Brien and PO Foschini investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 02/03/2024 3:28 PM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 South near Ewing Ave, Veronica A. SEDDON age 23 of Hackettstown, NJ was arrested for a warrant emanating from Paterson, NJ. PO O’Connor, Sgt. Pellegrino and PO Garrison investigated.

 02/01/2024 2:42 PM

Franklin Lakes Police were dispatched to a business in the Urban Farms Shopping Center for a patron that was trespassing. Santiago FESTA age 49 of Franklin Lakes, NJ was charged with defiant trespassing. He was released on a summons complaint. PO Sweeney and PO Coia investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 01/31/2024 10:08 AM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Ewing Ave, Jahmill M. Jenkins, age 31 of Maplewood, NJ was arrested for outstanding warrants originating from Elizabeth and Edison Municipal Courts. Sgt. Knubel investigated.

 01/30/2024 9:29 AM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Rt 208 South, Beau R. Gunset, age 29 of Oak Ridge, NJ was arrested for outstanding warrants originating from Pompton Lakes Municipal Court. He was also issued a motor vehicle violation. PO O’Connor investigated.

 01/29/2024 11:27 AM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Pulis Ave, Brandon A. Dyson, age 26 of Bloomfield, NJ was arrested for outstanding warrants originating from Fairview and Waldwick Municipal Courts. He was also issued numerous motor vehicle violations. Sgt. Knubel investigated.

 1/29/2024

01/26/2024 12:11 PM – As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on Colonial Rd, Thomas W. FOLEY age 48 of West Nyack, NY and Crystal S. KIM age 35 of Little Ferry, NJ, were arrested and charged with possession of CDS. FOLEY was released on a summons and issued multiple traffic summonses, KIM was transported to the Bergen County Jail. PO Cestaro, Sgt. Zangara and PO Coia investigated. Criminal charges and traffic violations are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

 01/18/2024

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of KEWIN SEPULVEDA (DOB: 06/17/1994; single; massage therapist) of 398 Sussex Street, Paterson, NJ on a charge of sexual assault. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Franklin Lakes Police Department under the direction of Chief Mark McCombs.

On Saturday, January 13, 2024, the Franklin Lakes Police Department received information that KEWIN SEPULVEDA engaged in sexual activity with an individual while giving a massage at the Hand and Stone Spa in Franklin Lakes, NJ on the previous day. An investigation was initiated by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit and the Franklin Lakes Police Department.

As a result of the investigation, on Thursday, January 18, 2024, KEWIN SEPULVEDA was arrested in Paramus, NJ and charged with second-degree sexual assault, N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2c(1). SEPULVEDA was remanded to the Bergen County Jail pending his first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack, NJ.

Prosecutor Musella states that the charge is merely an accusation and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. He would like to thank the Franklin Lakes Police Department for its assistance in this investigation.

 01/16/2024 4:02 PM

A Franklin Lake Road resident reported a package stolen from her home. PO Rosado responded. The incident is under investigation.

 01/05/2024 3:07 PM

As a result of a motor vehicle stop investigation on High Mountain Rd, Neil D. MORRISON JR., age 44 of Paterson, NJ was arrested for outstanding warrants originating from North Haledon and Paterson. PO Garrison investigated