September 15th 2014

• On July 20 at 5:23 p.m., a juvenile and his father reported to police that the juvenile had been a victim of assault on Oradell Avenue. The juvenile reported that he was heading east on Oradell Avenue on his moped, when the operator of a Porsche was driving erratically down the street at the same time. According to police, the driver of the Porsche stopped his vehicle, got out and exchanged words with the juvenile, before punching the victim in the helmet. The victim did not pursue complaints and did not suffer any injuries, police said. The matter is under investigation.

• On July 23 at 7:42 p.m., Sgt. Kevin Doyle and Officer Brennen Page responded to Merritt Drive on a report of a motor vehicle crashing into a utility pole. All three occupants of the vehicle were juveniles, police said. The car sustained heavy damage to the passenger-side rear door. All three juveniles sustained minor, non-life-threatening injuries. According to police, the driver of the vehicle was issued summonses for reckless driving and carrying too many passengers in the vehicle with a provisional driver's license. The vehicle was towed and PSE&G was called to evaluate damage to the telephone bill.

• On Aug. 1 at 11:38 a.m., a resident of Maple Avenue reported that an aluminum extension ladder was stolen from the side of their house during the overnight hours. The matter is under investigation.

• On Aug. 11 at 5:06 a.m., a resident of Hensler Lane reported that a black Range Rover was stolen from their driveway during the overnight hours. The vehicle was last seen on Aug. 10 in the resident's driveway. According to police, the key fob was left in the vehicle at the time of the theft. According to police, the vehicle has not yet been recovered. The matter is under investigation.

• On Aug. 13 at 9:15 a.m., staff from Oradell Public School reported vandalism to the school. According to police, two auditorium screens and an entire vegetable garden outside the school were destroyed. Sgt. Kevin Doyle responded and retrieved surveillance video of the incident. Police identified nine juvenile offenders involved who later admitted to destroying the garden and the auditorium screens. No criminal charges were filed, but the damage was being resolved by the juveniles.

• On Aug. 15 at 5:02 p.m., police received a report of a disturbance on Lake Avenue near Kinderkamack Road. A male and female were reportedly arguing, police said. According to police, Sgt. Kevin Doyle responded and found the occupant of one of the vehicles, Steve Wellen, 47, of Westwood, to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. While at police headquarters, police found that Wellen also had a full extradition warrant out of Pennsylvania for a parole violation. According to police, Wellen was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, as a fugitive from justice and issued a motor vehicle summons for an open container of alcohol in his vehicle. He was transported to Bergen County Jail, before being extradited to the Montgomery County, Pa. Sheriff's Department.

• On Aug. 25 at 1:18 a.m., Sgt. Kevin Doyle made a motor vehicle stop on Mildred Place. After further investigation, the driver was found to have an outstanding warrant out of the Sussex County Sheriff's Department for nonpayment of child support, police said. Michael Holst, 52, of Stockholm, was arrested on the warrant and transferred back into the custody of the Sussex County Sheriff's Department.

• On Aug. 31 at 10:04 p.m., Officers Kyle Costa and Joseph Maino responded to Hennigar Place on report of a single motor vehicle accident. No injuries were reported from the accident, police said. According to police, during the course of the investigation, a witness and Costa revealed that the woman who claimed to be behind the wheel of the vehicle involved in the crash was not the driver. According to police, her son, Richard "Scott" Callison, was actually driving the motor vehicle and the woman, Keri Callison, had arrived on the scene in a different vehicle after the crash occurred. During the investigation, Richard "Scott" Callison became agitated and started threatening Costa, police said. According to police, Richard "Scott" Callison, 18, of Oradell was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and issuing terroristic threats. Keri Callison, 54, of Oradell was arrested and charged with giving false information to police officers. Richard "Scott" and Keri Callison were also issued motor vehicle summonses for failure to report an accident, police said. They were processed and released, pending a court date.

• On Sept. 4 at 11:39 p.m., Officers Michael Bartlett conducted a motor vehicle stop on Herbert Street and Merritt Drive. During the investigation, police revealed that the driver, Frank Gentile, 20, of Dumont, was in possession of hypodermic needles. According to police, Gentile was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and issued motor vehicle summonses for improper safety glass, hazardous tire conditions and unsafe vehicle due to a shattered windshield. The vehicle was towed from the scene and Gentile was processed and released, pending a court date.

• On Sept. 9 at 12:51 a.m., Officer Michael Bartlett conducted a motor vehicle stop on First Street. During the investigation, police revealed that the driver, Amy Burns, 22, of Closter, had an outstanding warrant out of Clifton for $500. According to police, Burns was arrested, posted bail and was released pending a court date. Burns was also issued motor vehicle summonses for driving with a suspended license and driving without insurance, police said.