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Law & Justice

July 1, 2022

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — A 45-year-old Hoboken man pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two 17-year-old girls while working as a teacher in Jersey City and Union City, according to authorities. On Thursday, Francisco Realpe pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault and forfeited his right to ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A 52-year-old Hoboken man is facing charges after police say he got into an argument in the lobby of an apartment building and assaulted another man with a hammer back in March. Antonio Melendez was taken into custody Tuesday and charged with aggravated assault, weapons possession, ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A 19-year-old Hoboken man is facing charges in connection with a shooting that left a teenage boy injured earlier this week, according to police. Halim A. Gilyard was taken into custody early Friday morning and charged with criminal attempt (murder), possession of a weapon for ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Police are investigating a shooting that sent a 17-year-old boy to the hospital late Monday night in Hoboken. Around 9:19 p.m., officers responded to the area of 4th Street between Jackson and Harrison streets on a report of a shooting, police said. Click Here For Shooting ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit arrested six individuals over the course of a two-week investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics, authorities announced Tuesday. Police provided the following information regarding the arrests: On Friday May 6th, 2022 at ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ —  A 44-year-old Hoboken man faces charges after police say they found him passed out behind the wheel of a running car Sunday night. Shortly after 9:45 p.m., Hoboken Police Officer Aaron Font responded to the area of 4th and Jefferson streets on a report of a vehicle striking a ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Residents who live above a 14th Street storefront that could become the Hoboken’s first retail marijuana shop have filed a lawsuit to try and stop it from opening. According to a complaint filed Monday in Hudson County Superior Court, the 51-53 Fourteenth Street Condominium ...

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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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HOBOKEN, NJ —  A portion of Church Square Park was closed Monday morning after Hoboken police were called in to investigate a report of an unresponsive homeless man. Upon arriving in the area, police officers and medical units found the man and pronounced him dead at the scene, according to Lt.

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — A 35-year-old Hackensack man faces charges in connection with a spree of armed robberies across Hudson County during the span of a few hours, according to authorities. On Friday, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced that an investigation identified Joel Krecz as ...

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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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HOBOKEN, NJ — A 20-year-old Hoboken man is in stable condition after being shot late Sunday night, according to authorities. Just before midnight, Hoboken police officers were dispatched on a report of a confirmed shooting in the area of 4th and Jackson streets, according to Detective Lt. Danilo ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with several motor vehicle thefts reported out of Jersey City, as well as drug possession and trying to flee authorities. Jaliyl Johnson of Jersey City, whom Hoboken Police said was wanted on five outstanding warrants ...

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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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HOBOKEN, NJ — A 22-year-old Livingston woman faces drunken driving charges after police say she crashed her car late Monday night in Hoboken. Around 11:50 p.m., Sergeant Dennis Figueroa, Officer Damien Bates and Officer Brandon Fitzgibbons responded to a motor vehicle accident involving two cars ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A 26-year-old New Brunswick man is facing charges after police say they found him passed out behind the wheel of a car parked on a sidewalk early Sunday morning in Hoboken. Around 2:40 a.m., Police Officer Bianca Arroyo and Police Officer Nicholas Protopapadakis were dispatched to ...

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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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HOBOKEN, NJ — A 47-year-old North Bergen man was charged with driving while intoxicated following a car crash Tuesday evening in Hoboken, according to authorities. Around 9:35 p.m., Police Officer Tyrone Huggins was dispatched to the area of 14th and Garden streets on a report of a motor vehicle ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A Hoboken councilwoman’s lawsuit asking the court to overturn changes to the city’s campaign finance laws she said were illegally approved has been dismissed. On Friday, Hudson County Superior Court Judge Joseph A. Turula ruled to dismiss 2nd Ward councilwoman Tiffanie Fisher’s ...

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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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HOBOKEN, NJ — A 38-year-old Hoboken doctor and 31-year-old man face multiple charges after authorities say they discovered $15,000 worth of illegal drugs at their home. On Friday, the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, Drug Enforcement Administration and Hoboken Police ...

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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 have arrested 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 Wednesday, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced that members of the United States Marshals Service New ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken police made three arrests related to driving while intoxicated incidents over the weekend. March 4 Around 11 p.m. Friday, Police Officer Andrias Bonilla, Police Officer Jessica Pizanie and Police Officer Rose Kanan conducted a motor vehicle stop near 7th and Adams after ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A 24-year-old Jersey City man faces charges after police say he was intoxicated when they found him behind the wheel of a stolen truck early Sunday morning in Hoboken. Around 12:19 a.m., officer Francis McCourt and detective Conor Milne spotted a delivery vehicle with its lift gate ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A 31-year-old West New York man faces charges after police say he threatened to shoot a group of men walking into a parking garage in Hoboken and then led officers on a foot chase Friday night. According to police, Harrison Vargas was arrested and charged with terroristic threats, ...

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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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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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HOBOKEN, NJ —A 29-year-old Newark man is facing multiple charges after Hoboken police say he was caught driving a stolen car Tuesday night and then arrested again a few hours later after stealing another vehicle. Following a motor vehicle stop on Harrison Street around 10 p.m., David Theodore ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A Hoboken-based bus company accused of overcharging NJ Transit for missed trips, as well as overbilling for hours and miles driven, will pay more than $20.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the state. The settlement announced Friday by Acting Attorney General Andrew Bruck ...

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