Law & Justice

June 1, 2020

BAYONNE, NJ - Reflecting on his own upbringing during which his father taught him to “never assume to know how anyone feels,” unless he’s lived in their skin, Mayor Jimmy Davis shared that he will never say that he knows how the family of George Floyd feels, or how the African American community ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A Bayonne man working as a Hudson County roads inspector is under arrest for allegedly initiating and accepting a bribe. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez Barry Smith, 52, has been charged with bribery, theft by extortion and official misconduct. The case ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- As health care workers combat the spread of COVID-19, the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) is leading New Jersey's leading the fight against disinformation, rumors, and scams to take advantage of the public during the pandemic.  On Thursday, NJOHSP ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne Police are warning residents to be vigilant of transient criminals posing as roofers, pavers, seal coaters, tree trimmers, or other laborers after a 65-year-old resident paid over $200,000 to a suspect for leak and unnecessary foundation repairs around his 48th Street ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Former Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell has turned down a plea deal that would have come with a recommended five-year sentence in New Jersey State Prison and financial penalties, according to sources and published reports. O’Donnell faces charges that he accepted a $10,000 bribe ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - “The hard-working men and women from the Hudson County Office of Weights and Measures will be out in full force to ensure that no business is able to use the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to raise prices on essential items,” Hudson County Sheriff Frank X. Schillari said Sunday.

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JERSEY CITY, NJ— Five Bayonne residents were among 59 individuals arrested in a countywide sweep operation conducted by the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office.  According to Sheriff Frank X. Schillari, those from Bayonne include: Laquan Borders, 31, and Rosa Belber, 32, both for burglary; Kaasim ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - An investigation lasting more than two months culminated in 23 arrests and the takedown of a major drugs operation spanning two counties, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced Wednesday. According to Suarez, law enforcement officials executed search warrants ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne’s Municipal Court along with courts throughout Hudson County may soon get a little help in reducing their massive workload, thanks to a new volunteer program implemented by Rutgers University/Newark in 2019. With as many as 200,000 cases being heard, using mediators to ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Well known in the halls of Trenton, as well as in her legislative district, for her efforts on the issue, including as the author of a law that requires the Department of Education to develop guidelines for school districts concerning child trafficking awareness and prevention, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The terrorists that killed four people, including Jersey City Police Detective Joseph Seals, Googled the Bayonne Jewish Community Center, possibly considering it as a target, according to federal officials. At a Monday press conference officials also revealed that not only did the ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Former Bayonne mayoral candidate Jason O’Donnell was among five public officials charged with taking bribes Thursday. O’Donnell also served as director of public safety under Mayor Mark Smith and represented Bayonne in the New Jersey General Assembly. According to Attorney General ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ -- Two Bayonne residents were among 38 accused criminals take off the streets as part of the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office’s “Autumn Sweep” operation, according to a statement released by Hudson County Sheriff Frank X. Schillari.  The effort reached into all 12 Hudson County ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a woman that was found floating in the Hudson River in Hoboken earlier this month, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced Friday. In a statement, Suarez said that victim was ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Bayonne man was arrested Tuesday in connection with his alleged involvement in a string of burglaries between April 16 and September 25. According to Lt. Eric Amato the suspect, Frank Citron, was taken into custody at approximately 2:45 p.m. and charged with burglary and theft in ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The victim of an early morning shooting that took place Sunday has been identified as Bayonne resident Diamond Robinson, 26.  A statement by Hudson County Prosecutor Suarez confirmed earlier reports that the shooting took place at approximately 5:10 a.m. at 484 John F. Kennedy ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The suspect detained in connection with a Sunday shooting that left one woman dead has been arrested, officials with the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office told TAPinto Bayonne. An announcement of charges will be forthcoming. According to information received the suspect, Anthony ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Two women were treated for injuries they received early Friday when they were involved in an altercation with a third woman in the early morning hours. According Lt. Eric Amato, the victims, 37 and 33 years old, said that they were walking south on Broadway when they were ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 42-year-old Jersey City man faces gun charges after his Friday arrest in Bayonne. According to Lt. Eric Amato, members of the Bayonne Police Department reported to the Broadway Diner in the early hours of Friday on a report of a male threatening a patron with a handgun. While no ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit is asking the for the public’s assistance in identifying a man believed to be a person of interest in a sexual associate that allegedly occurred in Jersey City in June.  Investigators are urging anyone with information ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne police are investigating an alleged carjacking that occurred on July 30. According to Lt. Eric Amato, the 19-year old victim reported that after parking his car, a 2006 Toyota Corolla, in the area of 49th Street and Avenue E, he was approached by two males who had exited ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 52-year-old Bayonne man is due in court Wednesday to face sexual assault charges as a result of his alleged contact with two pre-teens while at the Bayonne Community Pool on Friday. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, the girls were among several that were at the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Jersey City man accused in a pair of criminal incidents in Bayonne was taken into custody Wednesday at the Hudson County Superior Court. According to Lt. Eric Amato, Michael White, 46, is accused of committing a burglary at the Dunkin Donuts located at 4 North Street on April 22.

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BAYONNE, NJ - Two Bayonne men and a male juvenile were arrested on Tuesday in connection with a string of graffiti incidents that have occurred across the city. According to Captain Joseph Scerbo the arrests of Jeremy Marion, 18, Seth Lupianez, 19, and the juvenile came with the assistance of ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 21-year-old Bayonne man was arrested Monday on charges related to the alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old Bayonne female. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, the incident took place at a motel on Tonnelle Avenue, Jersey City, on July 7. The suspect, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez is crediting members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit for the investigation and arrest of a 28-year-old Bayonne man in connection with an alleged sexual assault that reportedly occurred on Saturday, June 29, at an ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -  A Jersey City man was arrested Wednesday in connection with two separate incidents of sexual assault that occured on Monday, one of them against a Bayonne woman. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Darell McRae, 30, faces more than 10 charges including ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - In the 1946 film classic It’s a Wonderful Life main character George Bailey, with the help of his guardian angel, sees the impact he had on the family, friends, and neighbors, and how their lives would have been altered had he not been involved in them. Throughout his life, the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 49-year-old Jersey City Woman was found to have seven outstanding warrants from nearby towns when members of the Bayonne Police Department apprehended her Friday. The incident began at about noon when employees at Family Dollar, 1347 Kennedy Boulevard, reported that the suspect, ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The suspect arrested in the high profile shooting and attempted murder of retired Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz is also wanted locally in relation to two armed robberies that took place in Clifton on December 22, 2017. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes ...

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