INDICTMENT IN SADDLE BROOK FIREARMS CASE 
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FROM: PROSECUTOR JOHN L. MOLINELLI

Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli today announced that a Grand Jury sitting in Hackensack handed up a ten (10) count Indictment against ROBERT J. LINTNER of 313 Washington Street, Saddle Brook, New Jersey in connection with weapons seized from his home between August 8, 2014 and August 9, 2014. The indictment is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Saddle Brook Police Department under the direction of Chief Robert J. KUGLER, the Bergen County Police Department Bomb Squad under the direction of Chief Brian HIGGINS and the Bergen County Sheriffís Department Bureau of Criminal Investigation under the direction of Sheriff Michael SAUDINO.

On the morning of August, 8, 2014, Saddle Brook police responded to a call at 313 Washington Street, the home of Robert LINTNER. A subsequent search of the residence was conducted, revealing a cache of firearms, ammunition, ammunition magazines and gunpowder. Among the 195 firearms seized, five (5) of those firearms were later determined to be assault firearms, which are prohibited under New Jersey law. Of those five (5) assault firearms, three (3) were further identified as submachine guns. Additionally, police seized 65 illegal, high capacity, ammunition magazines. Bomb technicians from the Bergen County Police Department later seized and secured a combination of over 300 pounds of black gun powder and smokeless gun powder from the home Ė a total amount far exceeding the legal limits permitted by statute for residential storage. The legal limits for residential storage of gun powder are 50 pounds for black gun powder and 100 pounds for smokeless gun powder.

MR. LINTNER has been charged with one (1) count of second degree Causing or Risking Widespread Injury or Damage, three (3) counts of second degree Unlawful Possession of a Machine Gun, five (5) counts of second degree Unlawful Possession of an Assault Firearm and one (1) count of fourth degree Possession of Large Capacity Ammunition Magazines.

All charges are as set forth in the attached Indictment. Potential penalties, which are not set by the prosecutorís office, but imposed by the Court, will be decided only after a jury finding of Guilt or a plea of Guilty, are as follows:

4th degree 0-18 months
2nd degree 5-10 years

As with all defendants, an Indictment is merely a charge lodged under the authority of a Grand Jury and is not evidence of guilt. Mr. LINTNER is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.





ROBERT LINTNER
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DANIEL VERGARA CHARGED WITH CHILD ENDANGERMENT 
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FROM: PROSECUTOR JOHN L. MOLINELLI

Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrest of DANIEL VERGARA (DOB: 9/17/1961) of 88 Nagle Street, Apt.1, Paterson, New Jersey. Mr. VERGARA was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office Special Victims Unit under the direction of Chief Carmen MARTINO and the South Hackensack Police Department under the direction of Chief Joseph TERRACCINO.

On October 19, 2014, members of the Bergen County Prosecutorís Office Special Victims Unit and the South Hackensack Police Department arrested Daniel VERGARA after learning that he had taken a twelve year old boy to a local motel without the consent of the boyís guardian. VERGARA and the boy were stopped and questioned by South Hackensack Police. The South Hackensack Police then notified the Bergen County Prosecutorís Office Special Victims Unit. Arrangements were made for the child to be interviewed by a detective from the Special Victims Unit at the Bergen County Prosecutorís Office in Paramus, New Jersey. During that interview, the child provided specific details regarding his relationship with Mr. VERGARA. The ensuing investigation resulted in the arrest of Mr. Daniel VERGARA.

Daniel VERGARA was charged with one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Bail for Mr. VERGARA was set by the Honorable Keith A. Bachmann, J.S.C. at $75,000.00 with no ten percent option and no contact with the victim as a condition of bail. Mr. VERGARA was remanded to the Bergen County Jail in lieu of bail.

Prosecutor Molinelli states that these charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt and would also like to thank the South Hackensack Police Department for their assistance in this investigation.

BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE
CHARGE INFORMATION FORM

DEFENDANT: DANIEL VERGARA DOB: 09/17/1961

LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 88 NAGLE STREET, Apt. 1, PATERSON, NJ

MARITAL STATUS: SEPARATED

OCCUPATION: CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

ARREST INFORMATION

DATE OF ARREST: 10/19/14

PLACE OF ARREST/TOWN: BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTORíS OFFICE

AGENCIES EFFECTING ARREST: BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTORíS OFFICE, SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT
SOUTH HACKENSACK POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHARGE AND STATUTE CITATIONS

ONE (1) COUNT OF ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD IN VIOLATION OF N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4A-2ND DEGREE CRIME

ARRAIGNMENT INFORMATION

ARRAIGNMENT DATE: 10/21/14

JUDGE: HONORABLE GIUSEPPE RANDAZZO, J.M.C.

BAIL AMOUNT & CONDITIONS: $75,000.00 NO 10%, NO CONTACT WITH THE VICTIM AND SURRENDER PASSPORT

PRESENT STATUS: REMANDED TO BERGEN COUNTY JAIL IN LIEU OF BAIL

DANIEL VERGARA
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WILMER LARA ARRESTED FOR AGGRAVATED SEXUAL ASSAULT AND CHILD ENDANGERMENT 
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FROM: PROSECUTOR JOHN L. MOLINELLI

Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrest of WILMER LARA (DOB: 7/27/94) of 20 Coolidge Avenue, White Plains, New York. Mr. LARA was charged with Sexual Assault and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office Special Victims Unit under the direction of Chief Carmen MARTINO and the Garfield Police Department, under the direction of Chief Kevin AMOS.

On October 15, 2014, members of the Bergen County Prosecutorís Office Special Victims Unit and the Garfield Police Department arrested Wilmer LARA after learning that he had engaged in sexual intercourse multiple times with a 13 year old female. The parents of the child contacted the Garfield Police Department after learning of the assaults. The Garfield Police then notified the Bergen County Prosecutorís Office Special Victims Unit. Arrangements were made for the child to be interviewed by a detective from the Special Victims Unit at the Bergen County Prosecutorís Office in Paramus, New Jersey. During that interview, the child provided specific details regarding her sexual relationship with Mr. LARA. The ensuing investigation resulted in the arrest of Mr. Wilmer LARA.

Wilmer LARA was charged with one (1) count of Sexual Assault and (1) one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Bail for Mr. LARA was set by the Honorable Keith A. Bachmann, J.S.C. at $112,500 with no ten percent option and no contact with the victim as a condition of bail. Mr. LARA was remanded to the Bergen County Jail in lieu of bail.

Prosecutor Molinelli states that these charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt and would also like to thank the Garfield Police Department for their assistance in this investigation.


BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE CHARGE INFORMATION FORM
DEFENDANT: WILMER LARA
DOB: 7/27/1994
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 20 COOLIDGE AVENUE, WHITE PLAINS, New York
MARITAL STATUS: SINGLE
OCCUPATION: UNEMPLOYED

ARREST INFORMATION
DATE OF ARREST: 10/15/14
PLACE OF ARREST/TOWN: BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTORíS OFFICE
AGENCIES EFFECTING ARREST: BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTORíS OFFICE SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT AND THE GARFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHARGE AND STATUTE CITATIONS
ONE (1) COUNT OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN VIOLATION OF N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2C(4) Ė2ND DEGREE CRIME

ONE (1) COUNT OF ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD IN VIOLATION OF N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4A-3RD DEGREE CRIME

ARRAIGNMENT INFORMATION
ARRAIGNMENT DATE: 10/21/14
JUDGE: HONORABLE GIUSEPPE RANDAZZO, J.M.C.
BAIL AMOUNT & CONDITIONS: $112,500.00 NO 10%, NO CONTACT WITH THE VICTIM AND SURRENDER PASSPORT
PRESENT STATUS: REMANDED TO BERGEN COUNTY JAIL IN LIEU OF BAIL


WILMER LARA


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ERIKA LUNA AND ISRAEL DIAZ-GARCIA ARRESTED FOR CHILD ENDANGERMENT 
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FROM: PROSECUTOR JOHN L. MOLINELLI

Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrests of ERIKA LUNA (DOB: 4/10/83) of 162 Liberty Road, Englewood, New Jersey and ISRAEL DIAZ-GARCIA (DOB: 7/25/85) of 162 Liberty Road, Englewood, New Jersey. Ms. LUNA and Mr. DIAZ-GARCIA were each charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The arrests are the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office Special Victims Unit under the direction of Chief Carmen MARTINO and the Englewood Police Department under the direction of Chief Lawrence SUFFERN.

On October 14, 2014, members of the Bergen County Prosecutorís Office Special Victims Unit and the Englewood Police Department arrested Erika LUNA and Israel DIAZ-GARCIA after learning that they repeatedly struck an eight (8) year old child causing bruising to the childís face and legs. A social worker at the childís school learned of the incident and contacted the Englewood Police Department who then notified the Bergen County Prosecutorís Office Special Victims Unit, as well as the Division of Child Protection and Permanency. Arrangements were made for the child to be interviewed by a detective from the Special Victims Unit at the Audrey Hepburn Childrenís House in Hackensack, New Jersey. During that interview, the child provided specific details regarding being struck by Ms. LUNA and Mr. DIAZ-GARCIA several times in the face and legs causing the aforementioned bruising. The ensuing investigation resulted in the arrests of Ms. LUNA and Mr. DIAZ-GARCIA.

Erika LUNA and Israel DIAZ-GARCIA were charged with one (1) count each of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Bail for Ms. LUNA and Mr. DIAZ-GARCIA was set by the Honorable Keith A. Bachmann, J.S.C. at $75,000.00 each with no ten percent option and no contact with the victim as a condition of bail. Ms. LUNA and Mr. DIAZ-GARCIA were both remanded to the Bergen County Jail in lieu of bail.

Prosecutor Molinelli states that these charges are merely accusations and that the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt and would also like to thank the Englewood Police Department for their assistance in this investigation.

BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE CHARGE INFORMATION FORM
DEFENDANT: ERIKA LUNA
DOB: 4/10/83
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 162 LIBERTY ROAD, ENGLEWOOD, NJ
MARITAL STATUS: MARRIED
OCCUPATION: DRY CLEANER

ARREST INFORMATION
DATE OF ARREST: 10/14/14
PLACE OF ARREST/TOWN: BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTORíS OFFICE
AGENCIES EFFECTING ARREST: BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTORíS OFFICE SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT ENGLEWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHARGE AND STATUTE CITATIONS
ONE (1) COUNT OF ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD IN VIOLATION OF N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4A-2ND DEGREE CRIME

ARRAIGNMENT INFORMATION
ARRAIGNMENT DATE: 10/22/14
JUDGE: HONORABLE JAMES DOW, JR., J.M.C.
BAIL AMOUNT & CONDITIONS: $75,000.00, NO 10%, NO CONTACT WITH VICTIM
PRESENT STATUS: REMANDED TO BERGEN COUNTY JAIL IN LIEU OF BAIL


ERIKA LUNA


BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE CHARGE INFORMATION FORM
DEFENDANT: ISRAEL DIAZ-GARCIA
DOB: 7/25/85
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 162 LIBERTY ROAD, ENGLEWOOD, NJ
MARITAL STATUS: MARRIED
OCCUPATION: CONSTRUCTION WORKER

ARREST INFORMATION
DATE OF ARREST: 10/14/14
PLACE OF ARREST/TOWN: BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTORíS OFFICE
AGENCIES EFFECTING ARREST: BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTORíS OFFICE SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT AND THE ENGLEWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHARGE AND STATUTE CITATIONS
ONE (1) COUNT OF ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD IN VIOLATION OF N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4A-2ND DEGREE CRIME

ARRAIGNMENT INFORMATION
ARRAIGNMENT DATE: 10/22/14
JUDGE: HONORABLE JAMES DOW, JR., J.M.C.
BAIL AMOUNT & CONDITIONS: $75,000.00, NO 10%, NO CONTACT WITH VICTIM
PRESENT STATUS: REMANDED TO BERGEN COUNTY JAIL IN LIEU OF BAIL


ISRAEL DIAZ-GARCIA

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DANIEL PANZER ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE "MOLLY" 
TO: ALL NEWS MEDIA
FROM: PROSECUTOR JOHN L. MOLINELLI

Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrest of DANIEL K. PANZER (DOB: 02-01-1989) of 66 Palisade Avenue, Westwood, New Jersey, on drug possession charges. The arrest is the result of a two (2) month long investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Narcotic Task Force under the direction of Chief Carmen MARTINO and Paramus Police Department under the direction of Chief Kenneth EHRENBERG.

On Friday, October 10, 2014, arrangements were made for an undercover detective from the Narcotic Task Force to purchase two hundred fifty (250) grams of suspected ďMollyĒ (powder Ecstasy) from Daniel PANZER for $4,500.00 in Paramus, New Jersey.

On that date, members of the Narcotic Task Force and Paramus Police Department observed Daniel PANZER arrive at a prearranged location in Paramus, New Jersey. At that time, detectives from the Narcotic Task Force and Paramus Police Department conducted an investigative stop of PANZER. During the investigative stop, PANZER was found to be in possession of approximately two hundred and fifty (250) grams of suspected ďMolly,Ē at which time, he was placed under arrest without incident.

The estimated street value of the suspected ďMollyĒ seized on that date is in excess of $ 10,000.00 dollars.

Daniel PANZER was charged with One (1) Count of Possession with the Intent to Distribute Molly in a quantity greater than Five (5) Ounces, a first degree crime. After being processed for arrest, PANZER was remanded to the Bergen County Jail in lieu of $75,000.00 bail with no 10% cash option which was set by the Honorable Louis J. Dinice of the Bergen County Central Municipal Court.

Prosecutor Molinelli states that this charge is merely an accusation and that the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, and would also like to thank members of the Paramus Police Department for their assistance in this investigation.


BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTORíS OFFICE CHARGE INFORMATION SHEET

DEFENDANT: DANIEL K. PANZER
DOB: 02-01-1989
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 66 PALISADE AVENUE, WESTWOOD, NJ
MARITAL STATUS: SINGLE
OCCUPATION: UNEMPLOYED

ARREST INFORMATION
DATE & TIME OF ARREST: OCTOBER 10, 2014 @ 12:15 PM
PLACE OF ARREST/TOWN: PARAMUS, NEW JERSEY
AGENCIES EFFECTING ARREST: BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTORíS OFFICE AND THE PARAMUS POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHARGE AND STATUTE CITATIONS
N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5A(1)/5B(1) - ONE (1) COUNT OF POSSESSION WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE MOLLY IN A QUANTITY GREATER THAN FIVE (5) OUNCES, A FIRST DEGREE CRIME

ARRAIGNMENT INFORMATION
ARRAIGNMENT DATE: OCTOBER 14, 2014 @ 1:30PM
JUDGE: HON. LOUIS J. DINICE, BERGEN COUNTY CENTRAL MUNICIPAL COURT
BAIL AND CONDITIONS: $ 75,000.00 NO 10% CASH OPTION
PRESENT STATUS: REMANDED TO THE BERGEN COUNTY JAIL


DANIEL PANZER




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