Saturday, October 20, 2012
The Chase Bank on Saddle River Road was robbed around 6 p.m. Thursday.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Zak Koeske
Saturday, October 20, 2012
A man with a claw hammer robbed the Chase Bank on Saddle River Road just before 6 p.m. Thursday, according to an FBI statement. The man, described as a 5-foot-7-inch black male with a thin-to-medium build and a thin goatee, entered the bank wielding a claw hammer, grabbed a bank employee and demanded another employee fill an envelope with cash, according to the statement. Upon receiving the envelope containing an undisclosed amount of cash, the man, who was wearing a tan hat, burgundy sweater and khaki pants, fled in an unknown direction, the FBI statement said. Police and investigators from the county worked the scene for prints and spoke to witnesses Thursday night. Only employees were in the bank at the time of the robbery, Fair Lawn …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Alfred Pedersen, 40, of Prospect Park, has pleaded guilty to three counts of bank robbery, including one committed last October at the Chase Bank on Saddle River Road.
A man who admitted to robbing three North Jersey banks last year -- including one in Fair Lawn -- and who allegedly made an attempt to escape Hudson County Jail in June posing as a clergyman, will be sentenced on October 30, a spokesman for the U.S Attorney's Office said Monday. Alfred Pedersen, 40, of Prospect Park, has pleaded guilty to committing three bank heists late last year in Englewood, Fair Lawn and Cliffside Park that netted him a total of $8,295, according to a federal criminal complaint. He was arrested last December and remains in custody at Hudson County Jail awaiting sentencing. On Oct. 1, 2011, Pedersen entered the Chase Bank on Saddle River Road at 10:10 a.m. and handed the teller a demand note that read, “This is a …
Friday, March 16, 2012
A man implicated in a number of bank robberies, including one in Fair Lawn last year, has been arrested in Mobile, Ala.
A man implicated in the robbery of the Chase Bank on Fair Lawn Avenue last July was sentenced Tuesday to 70 months in jail for a subsequent bank robbery he confessed to committing in Alabama, Patch has learned. James Raymond Jacobs, of Morrisville, Pa., was arrested and charged with first-degree robbery and obstruction of justice on Aug. 9, after police said he robbed an RBC Bank in Mobile, Ala. and then led them on a brief chase before crashing his vehicle, according to a report in the Mobile Press-Register. Jacobs plead guilty to the Mobile bank robbery on Nov. 15, and was sentenced Tuesday to serve just under six years in jail. Records indicate that Jacobs had been incarcerated in Mobile County Jail since his arrest back in August while…
Sunday, October 2, 2011
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Monday, Sept. 26 - "Just because you missed synagogue this week, doesn’t mean you can’t still get your Torah fix. Rabbi Ronald Roth, of the Fair Lawn Jewish Center/Congregation B’nai Israel, is serving it up any time, anywhere. All you need is a computer and an internet connection. Earlier this year, Roth began producing weekly audio podcasts as a way of reaching more people with his Torah teachings." "The Fatboy Cookie Company, located at 18-01 River Road, was contacted by Off The Wall Gifts to be included in gift bags distributed to attendees at the 32nd Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards taking place Monday night in Manhattan. " Tuesday, Sept. 27 - "A suspicious man was seen wandering the halls Tuesday morning at Lyncrest …