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Law & Justice

May 20, 2022

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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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Citing a lack of evidence prosecutors told a Bergen County judge that they would not be pursuing a DWI charge against State Sen. Sandra Cunningham. Cunningham was charged after an accident in March 2021 when Jersey City police reported her vehicle sideswiped two parked ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 44-year-old Jersey City man was arrested Thursday for possessing images of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Jonathan Lattif is charged with one count of possessing child pornography.  According to documents filed in this case on March 18 ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 28-year-old Jersey City man pleaded guilty Wednesday in connection with the 2020 stabbing death of his roommate, Yuting Ge, 23, on New York Avenue in Jersey City.   According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, The State will be recommending a sentence of 30 years in ...

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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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TRENTON, NJ  – Hudson County Assemblyman Angela McKnight has joined two of her colleagues to introduce Assembly Resolution 137 in support of the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, signed by President Biden on March 29. A statement released by McKnight reflected that anti-lynching legislation was ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A security guard who works for the Jersey City Public School District is facing charges after prosecutors say she submitted falsified medical records to her insurance company. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Shalonda Bullock, 34, was arrested Tuesday and ...

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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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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A 41-year-old Jersey City man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison after he was found guilty of trafficking fentanyl and heroin into a state prison that resulted in an overdose of a fellow inmate. Noel Salgado, also known as “Kuko,” was convicted in U.S. District Court ...

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TRENTON, NJ --Through a partnership with Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (RUBHC), the New Jersey State Parole Board has earned a $3.238 million federal grant to provide support for peer recovery support services offered under the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A police officer with the Port Authority is facing charges after prosecutors say she submitted falsified medical records to her employer. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Marie Paz, 43, was arrested Friday and charged with two counts of forgery. Paz was ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A 29-year-old Jersey City man has pleaded guilty in connection with the 2020 fatal shooting of Javone Smith, according to authorities. On Monday, Kenyowa Pinkney pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated manslaughter and is scheduled to be sentenced on June 17, Hudson County ...

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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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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Three Jersey City men are facing charges after authorities say they tried to defraud Uber and Lyft by filing false insurance claims on a previously-damaged car they said was being used as a rideshare vehicle. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, 21-year-old ...

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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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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A Jersey City couple has been convicted of harassing and threatening a neighbor they believed to be Muslim over the course of a two-year period. On Tuesday, a Hudson County jury found William Ong, 76, and Beverly Ong, 73, guilty of bias intimidation for a string of incidents ...

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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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BAYONNE, NJ — A 45-year-old Jersey City man faces charges in connection with an armed robbery at a Bayonne convenience store in March. According to Bayonne Police, Terrence E. Williams was taken into custody Thursday in Jersey City and charged with robbery, possession of a firearm for an ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A 27-year-old Jersey City police officer pleaded guilty to assault by auto charges stemming from a 2020 collision between his marked police cruiser and a bicyclist he was pursuing. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Christopher Hill pleaded guilty to one count ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — An investigation is underway into a fatal shooting of a 49-year-old Jersey City man on Tuesday evening. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, around 8:30 p.m. Jersey City police officers were dispatched to the area of 1922 Kennedy Boulevard after receiving a ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A security guard for the Jersey City Public School District faces charges after authorities say he submitted over 50 fraudulent medical claims to his insurance company. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Kaquan Vanliew, 34, of Jersey City submitted the false ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A 24-year-old Jersey City man was found guilty for his role in the 2018 shooting death of a Bayonne resident. On Thursday, a jury convicted James Crawford of murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon, Hudson County Prosecutor ...

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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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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A teenager has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting last month of a 15-year-old boy Jersey City, authorities announced. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, the 17-year-old was arrested Wednesday on Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens by members of ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A Jersey City man is among three facing charges following a narcotics and firearms investigation last week in Bergen County, authorities said. According to Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella, on March 24, detectives surveilled Turron Ward, 43, of Irvington and Michael Hayes, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A second teenager has been charged in connection with the death of a 16-year-old Jersey City boy who was fatally shot in December 2021. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, the 17-year-old surrendered himself to detectives on Wednesday and charged as a juvenile ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC) is partnering with The Waterfront Project (WFP) to provide free legal services to low income families facing eviction. NJRC has 13,613 program participants of which 92% are classified as federally low-income. The partnership will enable ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ —  A 33-year-old West Orange man was arrested in North Carolina on Tuesday in connection with a November 2021 fatal shooting in Jersey City, according to authorities. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Damean Bates was taken into custody in by the U.S. Marshals ...

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