Police & Fire

July 13, 2020

HOBOKEN, NJ  - After watching the same man ride by on two different bikes, two alert Hoboken Police Officers decided to take a look and see where these bikes were coming from. Following their hunch, they followed the man and caught him red-handed, clipping the lock off a parked bicycle ...

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HOBOKEN - Police arrested a 25-year-old Hoboken man Tuesday for allegedly stealing a Vespa scooter and fleeing officers. Shortly after 4:50pm on July 7, Hoboken Police Officer Gnassi Curtis Brown of Hoboken operating a Vespa with no helmet and no visible license plate. Gnassi was able to pull ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A 34-year-old Jersey City man has been arrested and charged in connection with a stabbing incident that took place on Friday. According to a report, at approximately 7:46 p.m. Officer Kyle Seper responded to a group of disorderly males being loud and consuming alcoholic beverages.

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HOBOKEN, NJ - As residents are working from home and/or self-quarantining due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many are relying more and more on package delivery. Meanwhile, package theft continues to be a significant criminal enterprise in Hoboken. Accordign to Hoboken Police, Luis Medina, 40, from ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A man who allegedly broke into three restaurants in Hoboken a few weeks ago is still at large, and Hoboken Police are looking for him. Less than a week after reopening for outside service due to COVID-19 restrictions, three restaurants in Hoboken were burglarized between the hours ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A 42-year-old Jersey City man has been charged in connection with a string of burglaries across Hoboken. According to Hoboken police officials, Detective Sergeant William Collins was alerted that Juan Jimenez, who was wanted locally for incidents stretching from June 6 until June ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ- Police have arrested two Hoboken men after they allegedly shot fireworks at a building along the city's west side. Shortly after midnight on Monday, June 22, the Hoboken Police Department responded to the vicinity of 3rd and Jackson Streets for a fireworks complaint. Officers found ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - With complaints skyrocketing over the past two weeks, officials in Hoboken and Jersey City are fired up about snuffing out the ongoing fireworks barrage currently lighting up the skies and social media alike.  "A major quality of life problem in the tri-state area right now ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A 26-year old Jersey City man was arrested early Sunday morning after driving his Toyota through the steel railings at Stevens Park near the corner of 4th & River Streets in Hoboken. At about 1:47 a.m. on June 21, Sgt. Anthony Russo was on patrol when he observed a black Toyota ...

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HOBOKEN - A man who has subsequently been identified as a Jersey City Police Officer was arrested in Hoboken for charges related to driving while intoxicated. On Thursday, June 18 at 11:36 AM, Sergeant Steven Kranz observed a white Toyota driving through a street that was closed off with traffic ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Following up on a promise made just prior to the 10,000-strong peaceful protests that came to Hoboken nearly two weeks ago, Mayor Ravi Bhalla and Chief Kenneth Ferrante have announced the establishment of a Policing Policy Task Force. The task force is a central component of ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - On Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at 6:51 PM, Officer Shelby Seickendick and Officer Michael Aviles met with a female victim after her cellphone was snatched out of her hand by a male on a bicycle. The incident occurred in the area of 8th and Clinton Street, and although the female victim ...

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HOBOKEN , NJ - A man was arrested after allegedly using a knife during an argument with another man on Bloomfield Street in Hoboken on Saturday. At about 7:23 AM, Officer Domenick Allegretta and Officer Tyler Soto responded to the area of 201 Bloomfield Street to find a male yelling for help ...

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HOBOKEN - In the face of nationwide protests, Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla has announced that he will work with the Hoboken Police Department on use-of-force issues. “Today, in consultation with Police Chief Ken Ferrante, I answered President Obama’s call for Mayors to sign a pledge to review their ...

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HOBOKEN - A speeding driver found himself in the wrong place at the wrong time, going the wrong way early this morning. At 12:58 a.m. on Tuesday, Lieutenant James Peck observed a red Cadillac traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed on Newark Avenue in Hoboken. Moments later, Lieutenant Peck ...

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HOBOKEN - Police have announced arrests stemming from an incident in which car thieves stole an idling vehicle on Washington Street and shot fireworks at pursuing officer. Around 9:10 p.m. on Friday, May 22, a vehicle was stolen from 518 Washington St. Special Police Officer Kyle Seper saw the ...

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HOBOKEN - A Jersey City woman was busted for allegedly breaking into cars near Hoboken's main drag over the Memorial Day weekend. Shortly after 8:20 p.m. on Sunday, Hoboken Police Officers Jonathan Lyons & Francis McCourt responded to the 500 block of Washington Street on a report of a ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Audra Carter will be promoted to Battalion Chief in the Hoboken Fire Department, the first female ever to occupy the position in Hoboken’s history. Carter is an 18-year veteran of the Hoboken Fire Department, having served as a Firefighter for ten years and most recently as a Fire ...

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HOBOKEN - An out-of-control Hoboken driver was found with an assortment of controlled substances after crashing his car on 2nd & Monroe Monday. Officer Cynthia Rivera responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash around 1:30 p.m. on May 25, finding a black Chevy with front end damage parked ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - The Hoboken Police Department has issued yet another reminder to residents that it's not only a bad idea to leave your car running on the streets of Northern New Jersey, but it's illegal. This comes after a stolen vehicle launched a pursuit that was terminated when the thieves began ...

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HOBOKEN - An elderly homeless woman was reportedly found dead in Hoboken on Thursday morning, near the city's waterfront. Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded to a call to check on the woman, who was seen outside a building adjacent to the Hoboken Terminal. She was found unresponsive and ...

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HOBOKEN - A Jersey City man was arrested after whipping out a machete during an altercation in Hoboken on Friday. Officer Daniel Grossi was flagged down by a witness just after midnight near 1st and Washington Street, and observed the male holding a machete in his right hand. Officer Grossi ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A 31- year-old Massachusetts man was under arrest Tuesday after allegedly punching and robbing a Hoboken man, according to the Hoboken Police Department. In a report police stated that Officer Joseph DiMartino responded to the area of 6th and Washington Street at approximately 1:15 ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A large, raucous group of people congregated in the streets of Hoboken on Friday. When it was all over, three individuals were arrested and an illegal firearm was recovered. At around 11:30 Sergeant Luke Zeszotarski responded to the area of 5th and Jackson Street on a report of ...

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A 40 year-old Hoboken man was arrested Wednesday on two counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct, following incidents in which he allegedly groped random women. Just after noon on May 13, Officer Liana Palladino responded to the 300 block of Washington Street where she with a victim who reported that ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Nature calls, but you might want to be careful how you answer it... In this afternoon's daily COVID-19 briefing, Col. Patrick Callahan of the New Jersey State Police commented about the, "inordinate" amount of human waste generated at parks statewide following the reopening of ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken Police were busy this week making a number of heroin arrests in different parts of town. On Sunday, May 3, Officer Mark Mullins was in the area of 301 Jackson Street when he noticed an individual engaging in suspicious behavior, allegedly attempting to purchase illegal ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ—Eagle-eyed Hoboken police officers caught a man clipping a bike lock on the city's main drag. At about 9:35 p.m. on Saturday, Detective Adam Colon and Detective John Quinones were driving northbound on Washington when Det. Quinones observed a male he believed was attempting to steal ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ—Cinco de Mayo got off to an interesting start for Hoboken Police, as a 35 year-old city man was arrested for DWI after driving the wrong way down a one-way street and giving officers a false name, all while in a stolen vehicle. At about 3:06 AM, Officer Jesse Castellano performed a ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ -  Hoboken Police Chief Kenneth Ferrante reports that officers responded to 222 Clinton Street on Saturday when graffiti was found on the ground in front of the garage doors. Investigative Detectives Bret Globke and PO Ryan Houghton spoke with nearby residents, but no one had any ...

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