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Car Horn Leads to Bayonne Man Striking Passenger with Hammer, Police Say

June 13, 2018

BAYONNE, NJ – An intoxicated Bayonne man was charged with aggravated assault for hitting a man in the back with a hammer on Tuesday night, police said.

Nagy Bekhit, 35, of Lord Avenue, got into a verbal dispute at the stoplight on 1st Street and Broadway after a car beeped his horn as a bus allowed Bekhit to cross the street.

Believing the horn was directed at him, police said Bekhit ...

Car Horn Leads to Bayonne Man Striking Passenger with Hammer, Police Say

BAYONNE, NJ – An intoxicated Bayonne man was charged with aggravated assault for hitting a man in the back with a hammer on Tuesday night, police said.

Nagy Bekhit, 35, of Lord Avenue, got into a verbal dispute at the stoplight on 1st Street and Broadway after a car beeped his horn as a bus allowed Bekhit to cross the street.

Believing the horn was directed at him, police said Bekhit ...

Bayonne Duo Charged with Stealing Chips Off Delivery Truck, Police Say

BAYONNE, NJ – Two local men were charged with receiving stolen property after a   food distribution supervisor caught them with bins of snack food, police said.

Marvin Powell, 56, and Mack Brinson, 52, were caught by the local Frito Lay manager behind the Quick Chek on East 53rd Street at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

Police said a Frito Lay delivery driver notified his manager that ...

Bayonne Police and Fire Department Saves Kayaking Couple in Newark Bay

BAYONNE, NJ – Two kayakers were stranded in Newark Bay near 16th Street Park on Wednesday night leading to a Bayonne Fire Department water rescue.

According to police, the couple was reported missing around 10 p.m. after losing contact with the man’s mother.

The woman said she last heard from her son at 7:50 p.m. when he told her they were making their way back to shore near ...

Bayonne Police Solve Two Cases with One Suspect

BAYONNE, NJ – A local man was charged with burglary stemming from two incidents on Broadway, Bayonne Police detectives said.

Juan Restrepo, 37, of Broadway, was arrested on Thursday after a multi-department investigation into reported thefts on April 2 and May 9.

According to a police release, detectives believe Restrepo was responsible for ransacking an Avenue E apartment owned by a ...

Henry Harris School Employee Assaulted by Visitor, Police Say

BAYONNE, NJ – A Board of Education employee was assaulted at the front door of an elementary school on Wednesday, police said. 

According to a police report, Guadalupe Durand, 42 of Avenue C, was arrested for aggravated assault after pushing the front entrance attendant at Henry Harris School around 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

The female attendant told police that she denied Durand ...

Bayonne Teen Pulls Knife on Group During Saturday Night Fight at Gregg Park, Police Say

BAYONNE, NJ – A knife carrying teen and his four friends were charged with robbery and other offenses following a fight in Stephen Gregg Park on Saturday.

The 17 year old, from East 25th Street, was charged with possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon after a group of victims reported that he pulled a knife on the group and stole on of ...

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