Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announces the following information: The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating a shooting that occurred on Lincoln Avenue in Elmwood Park, NJ on Tuesday, December 27, 2022, at approximately 5:16 p.m. The investigation is being conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Elmwood Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Michael Foligno. No additional information is available at this time.
Author: Shannon McMorrow
Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of ANDERSON CASILLA FURCAL (DOB: 05/31/1997; single; unemployed) of 145 Chilton Hall, Apartment A-2, Elizabeth, NJ, on a charge of receiving stolen property. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love. On November 22, 2022, detectives from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotic Task Force conducted a traffic stop on a suspected stolen vehicle traveling through Bergen County and determined that it was a “re-vin stolen vehicle,” which is sometimes called “VIN switching” or “VIN cloning.” A VIN, or vehicle identification number, is one or more small plates affixed to all vehicles that provide permanent identification of that automobile, regardless of ownership or license plates. The VIN affixed to this vehicle appeared to coincide with the license plates affixed to the car, but detectives quickly identified that…