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Law & Justice

May 12, 2022

TRENTON, NJ  – Hudson County Assemblyman Angela McKnight has joined two of her colleagues to introduce Assembly Resolution 137 in support of the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, signed by President Biden on March 29. A statement released by McKnight reflected that anti-lynching legislation was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The man who was sentenced to life for the 1973 murder of State Trooper Werner Foerster in one of the highest-profile trials in the city’s history will soon be released from prison. The New Jersey Supreme Court has ordered parole for Sundiata Acoli from a Maryland prison by a ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 51-year-old Bayonne man was arrested in his home on May 5 and charged in a string of incidents in which he is said to have placed “tire deflation devices” in the immediate area of Dodge Street, Orient Street, and East 5th Street.  According to Captain Eric Amato, members of the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – A 23-year-old Bayonne man was arrested just before midnight Thursday and charged with Criminal Sexual Contact of a woman he is said to have encountered while walking on 8th Street. According to Captain Eric Amato, the 25-year-old victim said that the suspect, identified as Jeron R.

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A chilly day greeted those who gathered in Lincoln Park last month to take part in a candlelight vigil and a walk to mark crime victims’ rights week. What they lacked in numbers, they made up for in dedication, since many of them represented groups whose goal was to help and ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — In recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office plans to hold a Candlelight Vigil and Memorial Walk on Wednesday in Jersey City. The inaugural event is being organized by the Hudson County Office of Victim/Witness Advocacy in an ...

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NEWARK, NJ—The FBI Newark Field Office is seeing an increase in reports of sextortion involving teenaged boys and wants parents and guardians to be on alert. Sextortion is an online crime that typically begins with contact through social media or another online platform, such as a gaming site.

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BAYONNE, NJ — A 45-year-old Jersey City man faces charges in connection with an armed robbery at a Bayonne convenience store in March. According to Bayonne Police, Terrence E. Williams was taken into custody Thursday in Jersey City and charged with robbery, possession of a firearm for an ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Former Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell, who ran for mayor of Bayonne in 2018, once again faces criminal charges for bribery after a state appellate court reversed the dismissal of an indictment against him. A lower court ruled last year that because did not hold public office at the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A 24-year-old Jersey City man was found guilty for his role in the 2018 shooting death of a Bayonne resident. On Thursday, a jury convicted James Crawford of murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon, Hudson County Prosecutor ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Four New Jersey pharmacies, including Wellcare Pharmacy on Bergenline Avenue in Union City, are facing fines for allegedly violating consumer protections in the sale of COVID-19 tests, authorities announced Thursday. According to Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit and the Hudson County Regional SWAT Team arrested Stanley Feliz, 29, Bayonne, on charges relating to the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl.  The victim, who is now 17, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A candlelight vigil was held in front of Bayonne City Hall on Wednesday to remember and honor victims of domestic violence. The murder of Bayonne resident Mely Vanessa Tafoya Mendoza by her husband in early March became the focal point of the vigil and the move to address the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office has released photos of a man that they say was involved in a hit-and-run crash early Friday that left a 63-year-old man in critical condition. As previously reported, the incident took place at approximately 4:56 a.m. in the area of West ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Authorities are seeking the public’s help finding a 21-year-old woman wanted for her alleged involvement in a child abuse case that left her 3-year-old daughter gravely injured. On Friday, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced that a warrant has been issued for the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — A 28-year-old Bayonne man was found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman following their first date at Gateway National Recreation Area in Sandy Hook nearly two years ago. Following a week-long trial in Monmouth County Superior Court, Kawami R. Junor was convicted on charges of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 32-year-old Byaonne man has been charged with Murder in connection with the Wednesday death of his wife, Mely Vanessa Tafoya Mendoza. Peter Revelo has also been charged with Possession of a Weapon for an unlawful Purpose and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon. As previously ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A suspect is in custody after a 33-year-old Bayonne woman was found dead from an apparent stab wound Wednesday morning. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, members of the Bayonne Police Department responded to 105 North Street at approximately 11:58 a.m. after ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 32-year-old Bayonne man has been arrested in connection with the January 23, 2022 fatal shooting that claimed the life of Rasheen Bostick in Jersey City.   According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Nysheed Gleaton has been charged with Murder, Possession of a Weapon ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A 45-year-old Bayonne man is facing charges after police say he tried to steal an electric bicycle Wednesday evening in Hoboken. Shortly after 5:35 p.m., Hoboken police officer Anthony Rutkowski spotted two men involved in a dispute near the Dunkin’ Donuts shop on Hudson Place and ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A 29-year-old Bayonne man was arrested Monday and charged with several crimes in connection with an incident during which he reportedly provided two teenage girls with alcohol before committing a sex crime on one of them. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — A 26-year-old Bayonne man wanted in connection with a homicide that took place in New York City last month faces new charges after he was found with firearms, drugs and high capacity magazines, according to authorities. Kegwin Clarke was arrested without incident on Saturday when ...

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TRENTON, NJ —The New Jersey State Parole Board is now accepting applications for individuals seeking a new career working with former offenders to successfully re-assimilate into the community.  Applicants for the positions of Parole Officer Recruit and Bilingual Parole Officer Recruit (Spanish ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - City officials, including Mayor Jimmy Davis, should be deposed in the long-running lawsuit related to “sexting” messages between the Bayonne’s chief executive and one-time city employee Stacie Percella, a Hudson County Superior Court judge has ruled. The case – which has been ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey “porch pirates” may want to think twice, or face harsher consequences for their thievery, thanks for a new law that is making its way through the New Jersey Legislature. Championed by Assemblyman Raj Mukherji (D-Hudson), the measure, which cleared the Assembly earlier ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - As initially reported by the GlobeNJ back in June, State Senator Sandra B. Cunningham (D-Hudson) did not have alcohol in her system when she was involved in a motor vehicle collision on March 4, a toxicology report has shown.  Cunningham was arrested at the scene of the ...

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PHILADELPHIA, PA — Scammers don’t take a holiday, unfortunately, and the top thing on their list right now is stealing people’s hard-earned money. The Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Philadelphia Office is reminding the public to be vigilant about seasonal shopping scams. The two most ...

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TRENTON – A Bayonne based chiropractor who is said to have collected more than $75,000 from New Jersey’s largest health insurer through fraudulent claims could be headed to jail. On Tuesday Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Tracy M. Thompson today announced ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A former Hudson County couple was sentenced Tuesday for operating a Ponzi scheme in which they defrauded approximately 30 investors out more than $400,000 by making extraordinary guarantees about investment returns and then used the money for extravagant purchases and to pay off other ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-N.J.) applauded the passage of the Daniel Anderl Judicial Security and Privacy Act of 2021 by the Senate Judiciary Committee last week. The legislation comes after the targeted attack on the home of U.S. District Court Judge ...

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