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Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Oradell Police Officer JEFFREY PETERS (DOB: 10/26/1979; married) of Hawthorne, NJ on charges of Theft and Possession Of A Controlled Dangerous Substance. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti. On January 19, 2021, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office received information that Officer JEFFREY PETERS may have unlawfully entered a locked drop box designated for residents to drop off unused prescription medication. This locked drop box is located in the lobby of the police department…

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TRENTON (Jan. 6, 2021) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $755,708 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Tuesday, January 5, drawing. The winning numbers were: 03, 07, 10, 29, and 45 and the XTRA number was: 02. The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for the winning ticket sold. That ticket was sold at Shoprite #141, 250 River Rd., New Milford in Bergen Count

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Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of ELLEN TERPENING (DOB: 06/4/1966; divorced; animal rescue worker) of Fair Lawn, NJ on charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault, Aggravated Sexual Contact, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department Bureau of Police Services under the direction of Sheriff Anthony Cureton, and the Fair Lawn Police Department under the direction of Chief Glen Cauwels. On Monday, October 8, 2019, the Bergen County Sheriff’s…

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Newark, N.J. – A Bergen County man admitted today that he stole more than $750,000 from the U.S. Government through a scheme to exchange government benefits for cash, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Jamil Bader, 60, of Teaneck, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Brian R. Martinotti in Newark federal court to an indictment charging him with one count of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits (formerly known as the food stamp program) fraud. According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: Every SNAP recipient receives an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, similar to…

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