BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. — Here's a look at the five stories that topped Bergen County news last week:
PARAMUS SHOOTING: A Paramus police officer who landed on the hood of a fleeing vehicle in an aborted burglary of a Route 4 cellphone store was justified in shooting the driver, who later died of his injuries, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office announced Tuesday night.
JUST PUPS: Former Just Pups owner Vincent LoSacco of Emerson on Thursday evening signed over more than 70 dogs to the SPCA days after his East Hanover store was shut down , rescue officials told Daily Voice.
JOHN FIERRO: John Fierro of Wyckoff died Sunday, Feb. 5, at Villa Marie Claire Hospice in Saddle River, after a brave 18-month battle with brain cancer.
NO PANTS: An injured 70-something Fair Lawn man whose pants fell down brought police to a local elementary school Wednesday afternoon.
CONVICTED PO DIES: Gary Stayback, a former Harrington Park police officer convicted of fondling six young girls, died in prison after more than 15 years behind bars.