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Paterson Man Charged with Arson in Glen Rock Car Fire

By kcora on
Glen Rock Paterson

Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrest of Christopher Rodriguez, 21, of Paterson.

Rodriguez was arrested and charged with aggravated arson and arson.

On August 3rd, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, Arson Squad, the Arson Task Force and the Glen Rock Police Department conducted an investigation into a vehicle fire that occurred in the parking lot of the Super Fresh Food Mart located at 937 Lincoln Avenue in Glen Rock.

During the course of the investigation, it was learned that Rodriguez intentionally set fire to his own vehicle, a 2005 Toyota Camry, by applying an ignitable liquid to the interior of the car.

He was arrested without incident on August 3rd and remanded to the Bergen County Jail for default of bail which was set at $25,000.00.