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Law & Justice Top Stories

August 8, 2022

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Hudson Regional Hospital’s marketing director is facing charges after authorities say they found a large cache of shotguns and handguns in an unlocked closet at the hospital. According to Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller, Reuven Alonalayoff, 46, of Elmwood Park, was ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Hospital-based violence intervention programs (HVIP) across New Jersey that assist crime victims after they’re discharged from the hospital have helped save countless lives by providing crucial follow-up services. Now, the lack of a long-term funding solution for these programs ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Authorities are searching for the driver of a hit-and-run collision in Jersey City that left a 63-year-old bicyclist seriously injured. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, the incident occurred around 12:30 a.m. on July 24 in the area of John F. Kennedy ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Nysheed Gleaton, a 24-year-old Bayonne man, pleaded guilty Wednesday for his role in the January 23 shooting death of Rasheen Bostick, 32, Jersey City.   Gleaton pleaded guilty to one count of Aggravated Manslaughter and will be recommended to serve 22 years in New Jersey State ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A 39-year-old East Orange man pleaded guilty in connection with the 2020 shooting death of a 36-year-old woman in Jersey City, according to authorities. After pleading guilty on Tuesday to one count of aggravated manslaughter, Thaddues Williams is scheduled to be sentenced Oct.

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Two Newark men pleaded guilty to charges related to an armed home invasion that occurred in Jersey City back in 2020. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, on Monday, Aaron Johnson, 31, and Carlos Flores, 47, pleaded guilty to one count of robbery, a first-degree ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Two Jersey City men are facing charges in connection with an aggravated assault that occurred last month in Newark. According to Newark Police, Norman Montalvo, 41, and Tony Andrade, 40, were arrested following an investigation into the June 19 incident and charged with ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 21-year-old Jersey City man has been arrested in connection with the June 12 shooting that left a Newark man dead on a Jersey City Street. A 19-year-old North Plainfield man was also arrested. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, both Quadre Domnie and Jekhi ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A 43-year-old Jersey City man admitted to conspiring to distribute and possession with intent to distribute cocaine, according to authorities. On Thursday, Jerome Powell pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton to one count of conspiracy to distribute cocaine ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Two Jersey City men were convicted for their roles in the October 2018 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Jade Saunders, according to authorities. On Thursday, a Hudson County jury found Alterik Ellis, 29, and Travis DeFoe, 32, guilty of murder, conspiracy to commit murder, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 52-year-old Paterson man was arrested at the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office on Friday and charged with Theft by Deception. According to a statement by Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Wayne Sessons is due in court on August 2 in response to an investigation that ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 24-year-old Hoboken man was arrested Thursday in connection with a July 5 stabbing that left one man dead and one woman injured in Jersey City, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced. According to Suarez, Joshua Gonzalez, was arrested by members of the United States ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A 36-year-old Jersey City man was convicted for his role in the 2019 fatal shooting of Jason Dunbar, according to authorities. On Tuesday, a Hudson County jury found Darius Bolden guilty of murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A 21-year-old man was killed and a 22-year-old woman was seriously injured after a double stabbing early Tuesday morning in Jersey City, according to authorities. Shortly before 6:45 a.m., Jersey City police officers were dispatched to 196 Clinton Avenue after receiving reports ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A 40-year-old Jersey City man was arrested Sunday on sex crime-related charges involving four strangers – including an 11-year-old girl and a 12-year-old girl — at a public pool in Union City, according to authorities. Ashokbhai Vaddoriya reportedly victimized an 11-year-old ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A 29-year-old Jersey City man has been sentenced to 25 years in state prison for the 2020 fatal shooting of Javone Smith, according to authorities. Along with the prison term handed down Friday by Judge Vincent Militello, Kenyowa Pinkney’s sentence is subject to the No Early ...

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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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JERSEY CITY, NJ – A 31-year-old Newark man is facing charges in connection with a February 2021 shooting that killed one woman and injured two men in Jersey City, according to authorities. On Tuesday, members of the United States Marshals Service New York/New Jersey Regional Task Force arrested ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A 59-year-old Jersey City man had just grabbed a woman and held her at gunpoint when he was fatally shot by a Jersey City Police Officer last month, according to video footage of the incident released Monday by the state Attorney General’s Office. Alongside the footage and ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A mail sorter who works for the United States Postal Service is facing charges after prosecutors say he submitted falsified medical records to his insurance company. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Gerald Hunter, 32, of Jersey City was arrested Wednesday ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Although postponed last December, the federal charge against Tom Bertoli is apparently on its way to court. Bertoli was indicted for tax evasion in June 2020 after he failed to file income tax returns, and allegedly used check cashing services to conceal income and other ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – An investigation is underway into the fatal shooting of a 34-year-old Newark man late Sunday night in Jersey City. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, officers were dispatched around 11:15 p.m. to the area of Forrest Street and Martin Luther King Drive after ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Following a large-scale, several month-long narcotics investigation, authorities seized over one kilo of suspected heroin, over 400 grams of fentanyl, three handguns, over $70,000 in cash and $500,000 worth of jewelry. Early Tuesday morning, over 100 law enforcement officers ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — After a 32-year-old Jersey City man died Wednesday from injuries sustained in a May 8 shooting, the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit has joined the Jersey City Police Department in investigating the incident. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Two brothers from Jersey City are facing charges for their involvement in a June 2021 motor vehicle crash that left a 44-year-old Passaic man seriously injured, according to authorities. Justin Crespo, 25, and Marc Crespo, 26, were arrested Wednesday without incident at the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A Jersey City man is facing charges in connection with the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl he met at a Light Rail station. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Cashmere Mudayh, 36, was arrested Wednesday and charged with one count of sexual assault and one ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Mayor Steven Fulop, along with officials from the Jersey City Municipal Court and the Municipal Prosecutor’s Office used the closing the days of Mental Health Awareness Month to highlight the work of a diversionary specialty court designed to holistically address mental health ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A Jersey City police officer is facing charges after authorities say he falsified a police report he submitted while on duty. On Friday, Joseph Ross, 36, was arrested and charged with one count of false reporting to a law enforcement officer, a fourth-degree crime, Hudson ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A 30-year-old Jersey City man was found guilty of assaulting a man who was renting an apartment from him through Airbnb in December 2019, according to authorities. On Thursday, a jury convicted Alexandre Saunders of aggravated assault following a five-day trial before Judge ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ —  A 22-year-old Jersey City man faces charges in connection with a November 2021 hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian on Route 440, according to authorities. On Tuesday, Kristopher Khusial was arrested and charged with knowingly leaving the scene of a motor vehicle ...

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