Law & Justice

May 13, 2019

BAYONNE, NJ - A Bayonne man was arrested Friday after exposing his genitals to a police officer on Friday. According to Lt. Eric Amato, the incident began when Bayonne police were dispatched to investigate suspicious behavior. Once on the scene officers attempted to speak with three individuals ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 20-year-old Bayonne man was arrested in the early hours of Thursday after allegedly entering at least one parked vehicle and stealing contents, including $74.82 in loose coins, cell phone charging cables, and cigarette lighters. According to Lt. Eric Amato, officers responded to ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - An off-duty federal law enforcement officer discharged a “short burst of pepper-spray” into the air on Tuesday in an apparent attempt to defend and prevent serious injury to a female victim that that had been assaulted by a group of female juveniles. According to Lt. Eric Amato, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Two Jersey City teens were charged with robbery Monday after allegedly shoplifting several items from the 7-11 at 765 Broadway. According to Lt. Eric Amato, the juveniles, a 17-year-old male and 14-year-old female, entered the store and began removing items from the shelves and ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 23-year-old Jersey City man was issued a summons for harassment on Friday after he allegedly approached two 13-year-old females in the area of of 4th Street and Kennedy Boulevard, hugged them, and attempted to kiss them. The victims, according to Lt. Eric Amato, did not know the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A violent altercation at a home on West 20th Street resulted in two arrests and two victims receiving treatment at Bayonne Medical Center. One of the suspects was also treated for injuries he sustained in the attack. According to a statement by Lt. Eric Amato, members of the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 32-year old Secaucus man was arrested at his home by Bayonne police on Tuesday in connection with a car theft that took place in March. According to Lt. Eric Amato, Michael P. Ambrosio was observed using the vehicle, a 2007 Ford Edge, during a shoplifting. The vehicle was then ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- Bayonne police confiscated two weapons in separate incidents on Friday. According to Lt. Eric Amato, the first arrest came at approximately 3:24 p.m. when observant officers noticed Parish J. Maxwell, 36, Bayonne, in the area of 48th Street and Kennedy Blvd. Knowing that the suspect ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne police believe they have arrested the man who attempted to rob the 7-11 on Avenue C on Wednesday. According to Lt. Eric Amato, Alex Portanova, 22, was taken into custoday at approximately 7:05 p.m. Tuesday after being identified as the suspect in that incident. As ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 19-year old Bayonne man who allegedly robbed a 14-year old female in a December incident was arrested on Wednesday for possession and intent to distribute marijuana. According to Lt. Eric Amato, Juan Hernandez was taken into custody at approximately 11:46 a.m. for the narcotics ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Two women who reported themselves to be homeless were arrested Monday after they allegedly attacked a 78-year-old woman who refused to let them in to the lobby of her apartment complex. According to Lt. Eric Amato, the woman was waiting in the lobby of the apartment building when ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Bayonne man was arrested Friday after a traffic stop by Bayonne police found him to be in possession of a fully loaded 9mm handgun. According to Lt. Eric Amato, a police officer was in the area of 29th Street and Kennedy Boulevard when he noticed a gray Honda traveling south at a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 15-year-old female faces several charges related to breaking into cars and fraudulently using credit cards obtained during the crime. The incidents began on February 25 when a victim reported that someone entered her vehicle on West 55th Street and removed her wallet, and ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Just hours after a Jersey City man was arrested by members of the Bayonne Police Department for his alleged role in two burglary and theft incidents in recent days, another male entered 7-11 on Avenue C at approximately 7:57 p.m. and demanded that an employee turn over all of the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 27-year old Hoboken man faces a number of charges following an incident at Walmart that led to a member of the Bayonne Police Department being stuck by a hupodermic syringe on Tuesday. According to Lt. Eric Amato, police were called to the store at approximately 6:27 a.m. on a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 33-year-old Linden man was arrested Monday in relation to a February 11 shooting that left a Jersey City man with three gunshot wounds. That incident took place in the area of 438 Avenue C at approximately 9:23 a.m. According to Lt. Eric Amato, Bayonne Police Department ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Eight arrests were made were following an operation by Paterson Police Department’s Narcotics Division at 146 Main Street, Apt. 301 on Friday. According to Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale, the investigation was launched after officials received information related to drug ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- A Bayonne man was arrested Friday after attempting to punch a police officer on 21st Street and Broadway. According to Lt. Eric Amato, Terrence Sheppard, 42, created a disturbance inside Jerry’s Drugs when employees, who recognized him as a suspect in a past robbery, refused to let ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Longtime Bayonne Attorney Peter J. Cresci was permanently disbarred from practicing law in the State of New Jersey on Thursday, according to a decision rendered by the New Jersey Supreme Court on March 21.  The decision was handed down by the court following a variety of allegations ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ- A Bayonne woman charged in connection with the 2015 death of her husband has been found guilty of second-degree Manslaughter.  This was the second trial for Michelle Hurley, a statement from the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office read, for the strangulation of her husband with a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A jury has found Scott Hahn, Hamilton, guilty on all six charges related to the crash that took the lives of Bayonne resident Timothy O’Donnell, and his daughter Bridget, on February 22, 2016. It took the panel less than a day to come to a conclusion in the trial that lasted just over ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Lyndhurst man arrested in February faces forgery and theft charges after an investigation by the Bayonne Police Department revealed that he allegedly mishandled checks earmarked for employees in the company he worked for. According to Lt. Eric Amato, management at Bookazine filed ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The jury in the trial of the man accused of being responsible for causing the wreck that took the lives of Bayonne resident Timothy O’Donnell, and his daughter Bridget, heard opening statements from both the prosecution and defense on Monday.  Scott Hahn, Hamilton, has been charged ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Jersey City woman is said to have gotten combative with police after being apprehended for shoplifting on Saturday. According to Lt. Eric Amato, members of the Bayonne Police Department responded to Walmart at approximately 4:22 p.m. after being notified of the alleged theft by ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -  A Bayonne man was arrested Tuesday and charged with Aggravated Assault in connection with an incident that took place on July 15, 2018. According to Lt. Eric Amato, Wesley Bullock was taken into custody by members of the Bayonne Police Department at approximately 11:24 a.m. from ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -  A Newark man was arrested Saturday after Bayonne police responded to Lord Avenue on a report of a fight where the suspect was allegedly in possession of a knife. According to Lt. Eric Amato, police arrived on the scene Saturday morning where they met a 30 year old male who said ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne police made a pair of arrests on subsequent days following investigations into two unrelated shootings. According to Lt. Eric Amato, Jonathan G. Belle, 36, was arrested on Thursday after being identified as the shooter in a Wednesday incident. Officials state that police ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - "All it takes is a dollar and a dream," the lottery commercials once stated. Unfortunately for one man, the dollar, or more than $2300 of them, were missing. Already incarcerated in Essex County Jail for similar thefts in multiple municipalities, Antonio J. Matteo was arrested by ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Thursday incident that began inside the Rite-Aid located at 1097 Broadway led a car and foot pursuit, two Bayonne police officers with minor injuries, and two men arrested. According to Lt. Eric Amato, the incident began at approximately 8:38 a.m. when John Ramos, 27, Jersey ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Bayonne man was arrested on Wednesday and charged with possession of an unregistered handgun. According to Lt. Eric Amato, Gregory D. Moylan, 39, was arrested in the area of 30th Street and Kennedy Blvd at approximately 12:50 p.m. after he was identified as the individual who ...

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