Click on link below for media release with photos. BPD asking for assistance in identifying two persons who perpetrated a forgery by passing counterfeit currency
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On Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at approximately 06:20 am, a female pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle while crossing the above intersection. The vehicle involved subsequently fled the scene. The victim was identified as Maria Cano, age 60, of Teaneck, New Jersey. She sustained serious injuries and was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center by Bergenfield Volunteer Ambulance emergency medical technicians and hospital paramedics for treatment of her injuries. The Bergenfield Police Department, along with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, is seeking assistance in locating the vehicle involved in this crash.The vehicle involved has now been identified as a silver or white, late model Mercedes Benz SUV, possibly a model ML 350, 450 or 550. This vehicle may have sustained damage from the impact in the area of the front passenger side headlamp, bumper or fender. The vehicle was initially traveling eastbound on W. Clinton Ave prior to the impact with the pedestrian which occurred in the intersection of S. Washington Ave and E. Clinton Ave. After the impact the vehicle continued eastbound on E. Clinton Avenue towards Tenafly. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Bergenfield Police at 201-387-4000. The case investigator is Det. Richard Ramos. Case # 14-24296.
The Bergenfield Auxiliary Police Unit always seeks new volunteers to assist the police department and serve the community. If you are interested in joining, training will be provided.
The minimum requirements are:
-18 years of age or older
-Possess a valid NJ driver's license
-Have no criminal history
-Reside in Bergenfield or within 5 miles of the border of Bergenfield if the municipality you reside in does not have an Auxiliary Police Program
-Volunteer 8 hours a month - 96 hours per year
-Attend mandatory training on the last Monday of each month at 7 pm
Applications are located at the Police Communication Desk 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
If you have any questions about the unit, contact Lt. Jerry Stapleton at 201-387-4000 x4008.
Auxiliary Police Chief Rich Goddin]]>