Paramus man charged with mailing threats, including West Milford residents

West Milford. A Paramus man is facing numerous charges of mailing threats to people throughout the region, including West Milford, police said.

Aug 08 2019 | 02:10 PM

Stanley Lenkiewicz, 49, of Paramus is facing charges of making terroristic threats, stalking, and impersonation after allegedly using a third party’s identity to mail letters threatening bodily injury and death to several victims in Paramus, Hackensack, and West Milford, according to a press release from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office.

According to police, Lenkiewicz, who is unemployed, sent the letters to parents of students at a Paramus school and to a former co-worker.

Paramus police notified the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office regarding the case on July 24, according to the press release.

The release said the arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti, the Paramus Police Department under the direction of Chief Kenneth Ehrenberg, the Hackensack Police Department under the direction of Officer in Charge Captain Peter Busciglio, and the United States Postal Inspection Service, Newark Division, under the direction of Inspector in Charge James V. Buthorn.

The prosecutor’s office did not respond to a request for more information regarding the West Milford victims.

Lenkiewicz is scheduled for a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack on Friday, Aug. 23, police said.