Law & Justice

March 26, 2019

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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BAYONNE, NJ - A homeless man was arrested on Friday and charged with attempted aggravated arson after he was spotted writing on the hallway walls of a building in the area of 34th Street and Avenue E. According to Lt. Eric Amato, Bayonne police officers responded to the area at approximately ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Jersey City man with a record of passing bad checks was allegedly at it again on Saturday. According to Lt. Eric Amato, an off-duty Bayonne police officer observed Stanley E. Berry, 45, inside the Bank of America on Broadway at approximately 1:05 p.m. on December 29, and, ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Police officers across the state are now restricted from asking you certain questions because of  a directive issued by state Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal. Grewal’s policy — which applies to all state, county and local law enforcement agencies — also limits the types of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- Two men have been charged in relation to a September 6 shooting incident in which members of the Bayonne Police Department recovered a 9 mm handgun and five spent shell casings. According to Lt. Eric Amato, an “extensive investigation” has led to several charges being filed against ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- Two arrests in recent days have led to three guns and a “substantial quantity of narcotics” being removed from Bayonne’s streets. On Tuesday Bayonne Police Lt. Eric Amato announced the November 9 arrest of Joshua I. Arroyo, 31, after he allegedly fired a single shot at approximately ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- A 21-year old Bayonne man has been arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident following the hit-and-run death of a man on Route 440 Wednesday. According to a statement by the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Officer, Abanoub Malek was driving the gray 2004 Acura at the ...

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