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Law & Justice

March 13, 2022

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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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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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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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A 47-year-old Jersey City man is facing charges after authorities say he sexually assaulted his 9-year-old stepdaughter. On Wednesday, the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested the man following an investigation and charged him with sexual assault and ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Jersey City woman was arrested Wednesday after she was reported to have attempted to refill and obtain medication using a fraudulent prescription at Walgreen’s in Bayonne. According to Captain Eric Amato, the morning arrest of Jinnie M. Hernandez.49, also led to the discovery of ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – A 19-year-old Jersey City man faces charges after authorities say he sexually assaulted a teenage girl he met online. On Monday, members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Ali Ibrahim and charged him with sexual assault and endangering the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A 64-year-old Jersey City man faces charges after authorities say he sexually assaulted his 17-year-old stepdaughter. Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said the man — whose identity is being withheld to protect the identity of the victim — was arrested Monday and charged ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A high school track and field coach from Jersey City faces charges after authorities say he inappropriately touched a student athlete earlier this month at a state championship meet in Toms River. According to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, 61-year-old Thomas Downes was ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 32-year-old Bayonne man has been arrested in connection with the January 23, 2022 fatal shooting that claimed the life of Rasheen Bostick in Jersey City.   According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Nysheed Gleaton has been charged with Murder, Possession of a ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A 67-year-old Jersey City woman was taken to hospital Wednesday afternoon after being struck by a car, according to authorities. At 1:48 p.m., Jersey City police were dispatched to the intersection of John F. Kennedy Boulevard and Montgomery Street, where officers found a woman ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Despite federal charges against him, Tom Bertoli isn’t hiding from the public. Bertoli, a long time confidant to Mayor Steve Fulop, and  a resident of Matawan, was strolling the Grove Street area of Jersey City last week as if he didn’t have a care in the world. Last year ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 5-year-old Jersey City boy is in “good health” after ingesting methamphetamine on Friday, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. His mother, 20, and her 22-year-old boyfriend, were both arrested in connection to the incident and have been charged with Endangering the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – Three men have been arrested in connection with the May 14, 2021, Jersey City shooting incident, which led to the death of Stebbin Drew, 37, of East Orange, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced. On May 14, at about 1:50 a.m., the Jersey City Police Department ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Cryptocurrency lending platform BlockFi has agreed to pay $100 million in fines to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and several states over allegations the Jersey City-based start-up illegally offered a high-interest yield product. Under the terms of the ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - A Newark Police Officer has been charged in connection with a sex crime he reportedly committed against a female Uber driver while off duty in December, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced. According to Suarez, Karon Bell, 23,was charged with one count of ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — U.S. Marshals arrested a 30-year-old Jersey City man in Arizona on Tuesday and charged him with sex crimes involving his 9-year-old daughter, according to authorities. At least one of the crimes occurred while the man was stationed in Dubai as a member of the U.S. Air Force and ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A pair of Jersey City men were among three to be sentenced to prison Friday for their their involvement in the shooting death of 21-year-old Markell Albright in Jersey City on July 23, 2019.  In a statement Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced that Tyshawn Kitchens, 21, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – Hudson County Sheriff Schillari reassured that the public that they should cotinue to feel safe in Lincoln Park despite the discovery of a deady body on Friday. According to a statement, a jogger came across the deceased at approximately 2:30 p.m. and alerted a nearby Hudson ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Nicolo Denichilo, 40, and Adrian Goolcharran, aka “Adrian Ahoda,” aka “Adrian Ajoda,” aka “Adrian Ajodha,” 37, both of Jersey City, pleaded guilty to their roles in a conspiracy to use drones to smuggle contraband, including cell phones and tobacco, into the federal correctional ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 37-year-old Jersey City man has been arrested in connection with the Friday stabbing death of Kenneth Brown, 49, also a Jersey City resident. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Anthony Bell is charged with Murder, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Jersey City based Anti-Violence Coalition of Hudson County is set to receive $500,000 as part of a $8.2 million investment by the State of New Jersey in community-based violence intervention (CBVI) programming. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Acting Attorney General ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The mysterious 2014 murder of a Jersey City political operative was resolved this week, when Sean Caddle, 44, a New Jersey-based political consultant, admitted to hiring two men to kill a longtime associate who had worked for him on various political campaigns, U.S. Attorney ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A Jersey City man has been arrested in connection with a January 8 hit-and-run crash that left an 18-year-old man with serious injuries.  According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Marvin Lara, 39, surrendered himself to detectives with the Hudson County Regional ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 38-year-old Jersey City man was arrested on Thursday on charges that he sexually assaulted a young girl when she was between the ages of 8 and 10. The victim, a North Bergen resident, is now 11 years old.   According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Esteban ...

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TRENTON, NJ —The New Jersey State Parole Board is now accepting applications for individuals seeking a new career working with former offenders to successfully re-assimilate into the community.  Applicants for the positions of Parole Officer Recruit and Bilingual Parole Officer Recruit (Spanish ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ- A Jersey City man was arrested in North Carolina on Thursday in connection with the November 13 fatal shooting of Ishamell McCany. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Anthony King, 34, has been charged with Murder, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, and ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 30-year-old Jersey City man has been charged with one count of Causing Death While Driving Unlicensed in the July 16, 2021 crash that killed off-duty Jersey City Police Officer Morton Otundo. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Rafael Rodriguez-Rivera ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The location of Jimmy Hoffa’s body came under federal scrutiny again last month when – according to the New York Times – a deathbed confession by a federal inmate sent the FBI scurrying to look for Hoffa’s remains in the trash dump in Jersey City. The burial place of the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A Jersey City teenager wanted in connection with the death of 16-year-old Pedro Rodriquez, who was fatally shot on Communipaw Avenue on December 16, has been arrested by members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit.   On the day of the incident members of the ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey “porch pirates” may want to think twice, or face harsher consequences for their thievery, thanks for a new law that is making its way through the New Jersey Legislature. Championed by Assemblyman Raj Mukherji (D-Hudson), the measure, which cleared the Assembly earlier ...

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