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Man Arrested For Alleged Liquor Theft At Food Basics

Corey Newman, 42, of Paterson, was remanded to Bergen County Jail for the alleged July 25 theft at Food Basics in Glen Rock.

A Paterson resident is facing shoplifting charges for allegedly stealing liquor from Food Basics in Glen Rock on July 25, according to .

The arrest comes days after a Garfield woman was charged with armed robbery for allegedly that tried to stop her from stealing booze.

Police Cpt. Jonathan Miller said Corey Newman, 42, grabbed two bottles of Johnny Walker Black and one bottle of Hennessy Cognac before bolting from the Lincoln Ave. store without paying. Miller said Ptl. James McGill caught up to Newman, who was charged with theft, shoplifting and obstruction of justice.

Public records show Newman has been arrested for shoplifting nearly a dozen times in the last two decades.

He was processed and remanded to Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, unable to post a $2,000 bail bond.

Miller said Food Basics has beefed up security to guard against theft.

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Patrick Allin July 31, 2012 at 02:18 PM
Johnny, Remember that prohibition in the early 20th century did not stop alcohol consumption, but rather exacerbated crime and the consumption of alcohol in unsafe environments. Also, Mr. Newman stole bottles of expensive scotch and cognac - I think that there were other motivating factors behind the crime. Alcohol can be used and enjoyed responsibly, provided that the user knows how to responsibly consume it; banning it would not accomplish anything.
thetentman July 31, 2012 at 02:27 PM
Ban Alcohol? How about we ban idiots too?
Concerned resident of wood July 31, 2012 at 02:30 PM
Can you clarify as to what makes Johnny Tran an idiot? Maybe you're the idiot who's too ignorant to let a man have his own opinion. Welcome to America, where it's our right to express our opinions. If you so choose to harass this man, then you're a part of the problem. You should be ashamed.
JAFO July 31, 2012 at 02:51 PM
thetentman July 31, 2012 at 02:51 PM
My religion requires the use of alcohol in our sacraments. My God would sanction terrible retribution of those who would dare ban our sacramental offering. And historically, banning alcohol led to more crime than before the ban. I thought that only the most obtuse people did not know that. I did not call Johnny an idiot. I merely posed a question that would be just as useless as banning alcohol. And in MY opinion, which is my right, thank you, anyone promoting failed ideas as new and workable is an idiot.
thetentman July 31, 2012 at 02:58 PM
Also please see Johhny's comment about rolling through a school crosswalk STOP sign without stopping because too many kids will then cross in front of him and delay his trip. See the Travell Traffic story for details about this loon before you support his other nutjob ideas. This man is dangerous to my kids and your kids.
RidgewoodResident July 31, 2012 at 03:09 PM
I thought he was trolling. Thank you for confirming my suspicions.
thetentman July 31, 2012 at 03:23 PM
John, I am an atheist and have been for over 40 years. The God comment was to draw you out as the insensitive boob that you are. While I do not believe in a Santa Claus for adults I am polite enough not to insult those that do believe even though I might think they are a few cards short of a full deck.
thetentman July 31, 2012 at 03:31 PM
Perhaps you need to learn the meaning of the word civility. Or did you roll through that class too?
Andrew J July 31, 2012 at 04:05 PM
Michael Sedon July 31, 2012 at 05:33 PM
Hey Johny Tran, stop by my place later. I'll be firing up the backyard still for my next batch of moonshine while listening the the Wu Tang Clan. If by chance I don't see you, I'll say a prayer for you anyway before I pass out for the evening. Word up!
Lawrence August 01, 2012 at 01:04 AM
Mark all of Johnny Tran's comments as inappropriate and they will be deleted. Maybe he'll get the hint.
Wally Van Riper September 03, 2012 at 02:00 PM
At least the guy has good taste in alcohol.


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