Page 6 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • January 14, 2009 Ridgewood Resident mugged by three armed assailants by John Koster A resident of South Broad Street in Ridgewood told police he was robbed with a knife at his throat while walking to his home at 5:20 p.m. on Jan. 1. The resident described the muggers as three black males in their late teens to early twenties, wearing dark clothing and skullcaps. The Ridgewood man said two of them approached him and demanded money at knifepoint. When he handed over all the money he had, they fled in an unidentified car, and headed south on South Broad Street. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Doug Henky at the Ridgewood Detective Bureau: (201) 2514537. Ridgewood police officers arrested teenagers with marijuana stuffed inside tobacco cigars in two separate instances during the first week of 2009. On Jan. 1 at 10:07 p.m., Patrolman Peter Youngberg stopped a BMW on Garber Square for speeding, and noticed an odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle. During the search, a hollowed-out cigar that had been stuffed with marijuana was found in the possession of a juvenile. The 18-year-old driver, a Ridgewood resi- Police arrest teens with marijuana stuffed cigars dent, was charged with speeding and with possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle. On Jan. 3 at 10:20 p.m., Patrolman John Chuck stopped a motor vehicle on Franklin Avenue and noticed a smell of burnt marijuana. A 16-year-old juvenile from Haledon was found to be in possession of marijuana and was taken into custody and released to a parent pending juvenile action. J. KOSTER The Third Annual Super Bowl Eve Chili Cook-off sponsored by the Ridgewood Department of Parks and Recreation will be held on Jan. 31 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Community Center, Village Hall, 131 North Maple Avenue. Join with friends and family and gear up for Super Bowl XLIII. Dinner will include chili, salad, bread, Chili Cook-off coming up desserts, and beverages courtesy of local merchants. Tickets are $ 5 per person and can be purchased in advance at The Stable, 259 North Maple Avenue, or at the door that evening. For more information contact the Ridgewood Recreation Office at (201) 670-5560 or The Community Center at (201) 670-5500, extension 301.