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Bayonne Police: Sleeping Man Catches Burglar in the Act

April 23, 2018

BAYONNE, NJ – A Jersey City man was charged with burglary after being caught in the dining room of an Avenue E apartment, police said.

The victim, who was sleeping on the living room couch around 8 a.m. on Saturday, caught Travis Armstrong, 24, as he entered the apartment through a window in the dining room, according to a police press release. 

After being caught by the victim, ...

Police: Contract Garbage Man Steals Amazon Package Off Bayonne Porch

BAYONNE, NJ – A contracted garbage man was charged with theft after video surveillance captured him stealing a package off the porch of a Bayonne resident.

Tashan Coaxum, 27 of Jersey City, was issued a ticket after police said he took an Amazon package off the porch an unknown residence on Tuesday.

Police said security footage provided to police by a neighbor shows a Roselle ...

QuickChek Employee Assaulted by Belligerent Patron, Police Say

BAYONNE, NJ – A Bayonne man was arrested following an argument with a local convenience store employee on Friday.`

Leon Stevens, 43, of Lexington Avenue, was charged with simple assault, defiant trespass and resisting arrest after police were called to the QuickChek location at 280 Broadway.

According to a report, employees called police after Stevens got into a verbal argument with ...

Charges Dropped for Two Paterson Men After Nearly 25 Years in Prison

PATERSON, NJ- After 24 years in prison two Paterson men will remain free following a decision by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes not to retry their case.

While clarifying that the decision is in no way a declaration of their innocence, Valdes announced on Friday that the Office has moved to dismiss the matters of State v. Eric Kelley and Ralph Lee. 

According to the ...

Local Teens Charged With Attempted Burglary of House

BAYONNE, NJ – Four teens were charged with attempted burglary on Wednesday night.

Two Bayonne teens, 14- and 15-years old, and two Jersey City teens. 16- and 17-years old, were arrested after a 54-year-old women witnessed them trying to burglarize her West 43rd Street house, according to a police report.

The women told police the four teens were “associated with a group of ...

Mount Pocono Woman Charged with Assaulting Bayonne Police Officer

BAYONNE, NJ – A visit to Bayonne by a Mount Pocono woman ended with a trip to jail.

 Bianca Colon, 22, was charged with aggravated assault on a police officer after police said she “struck” a detective in the back while he was arresting her friend  on an outstanding warrant.

 Bayonne Police detectives witnessed Colon and her friend, Davon Ford, 22 of ...

Bayonne Woman Sent to Prison for July 2016 Stabbing Death

WOODBRIDGE, NJ – A Bayonne woman who pled guilty to aggravated manslaughter was given her prison sentence on Friday.

Amarlis Calderon, 33, was given a 15 year sentence by Middlesex County Superior Court Judge Pedro Jimenez, Jr., according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey.

In a press release, Carey said Calderon must serve 85 percent of her term before being eligible for ...

Police Charge Bayonne Man with Three Deli Burglaries

BAYONNE, NJ – Deli owners can once again rejoice as police have charged a Bayonne man for a string of burglaries to local delis.

Mina Demain, 35, of Avenue E, was arrested and charged with three counts of burglary and one count of criminal attempted burglary after four delis reported incidents to police since March 2, a police press release said.

According to the report, after ...

Bayonne Police Charge Two with December Deli Robbery

BAYONNE, NJ – Deli owners everywhere can breathe a sigh of relief, thanks to the Bayonne Police Department.

Following a three month long investigation, investigators charged two men with armed robbery for a December incident at Deli Delight, according to a Bayonne Police report.

Mesach Whager, 29 of Newark, and Tione Davis, 35 of East Orange, were formally arrested and charged for ...

Bayonne Police: Second Teen Arrested for Recent School Threats

BAYONNE, NJ - A second teen was charged for last week's social media school shooting threats.

According to Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis, police arrested a local 13-year-old for false public alarm and making terroristic threats after detectives determined the student was responsible for a SnapChat involving a Bayonne private school.

Davis said police determined the teen made a ...

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