Top 10 April Stories: Teaneck Man Admits $200k Fraud, Standoff Ends in Arrest
A rundown of this month's 10 most-read stories.
Moshe Butler, 33, of Teaneck, pleaded guilty in Newark federal court to scamming a New York City bank and two individuals out of more than $200,000 while free on bail for a separate multi-million dollar swindle, federal prosecutors said.
Police talked a James Street man into surrendering early Sunday after he fired a handgun in the street and barricaded himself inside his home for more than two hours, authorities said.
Two New York City men were arrested after one of them went to a Teaneck post office to pick up a shipment of suspected marijuana sent through U.S. mail, police said.
Two people were hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash on Cedar Lane, near River Road, authorities said.
Unionized Teaneck employees urged township council members not to change the town’s municipal four-day workweek, saying it had improved working conditions and called a debate over their schedule politically motivated.
A call from a Cranford Place resident led police to a burglar who was tackled trying to escape officers, authorities said.
You sit down to enjoy a cup of coffee at Cedar Lane’s BLAST when suddenly a customer spills her drink all over a pricey painting. What would you do?
Although miles away, a large smoke plume from a brush fire near the Izod Center was visible from Teaneck Road afternoon.
Teaneck’s Milton Votee Park, which was closed more than four months ago, will reopen Saturday after a state Health Department report concluded exposure to soil contamination in the park was not expected to pose a health risk, Township Manager William Broughton said .