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Thursday Jul 21 | via The Item
Upon police arrival, a male was observed sitting on the curb with facial injuries. The victim stated he was assaulted by three black males, approximately 17- to 18-years-old. Comment?
Thursday Jul 14 | via The Jersey Journal
The break-ins happened July 6 at about 7 p.m., Paramus Police Chief Kenneth R. Ehrenberg said. Three storefront glass doors were broken at a strip mall on Route 17 southbound. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 13 | via NorthJersey.com
A Bloomfield man already under arrest in Essex County, where he was charged with multiple counts of theft, has been charged in connection with break-ins at three stores located in a Route 17 strip mall last week, authorities said on Wednesday. Mark A. Piacenza Jr., 34, who has multiple criminal convictions across North Jersey over the years, allegedly broke into the three stores by smashing their front glass doors on the morning of July 6, Paramus Police Chief Kenneth Ehrenberg said in a news release. Comment?
Sunday Jul 10 | via Denver Post
In October, President Barack Obama told a gathering of police chiefs in Chicago about one way he had experienced racial bias before coming to the White House - while driving on the road. "Most of the time I got a ticket, I deserved it. Comment?
Friday Jul 8 | via The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
Following a Black Lives Matter protest on Thursday in Dallas, a sniper killed five police officers. The rally was reportedly a peaceful protest, reacting to the recent shootings by police in Louisiana and Minnesota. Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via The Item
The suspect fled in a gold Toyota Camry, which was parked on Chester Avenue. A witness followed suspect with both victims in her vehicle. Comment?
Friday Jun 24 | via The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
Participants in the Vigil of Peace and Solidarity for Orlando are about to sing during the event that occurred Wednesday, June 15, in front of the First Congregational Church. There was candlelight, music, and tears during the vigil for the victims of the Orlando killings held last Wednesday, June 15, on the front lawn of the First Congregational Church on South Fullerton Avenue. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 22 | via NorthJersey.com
Two men have been arrested by Bloomfield Police Department, aided by the Montclair Police Department and several other municipalities, for the armed robbery of the Delta Gas Station at 223 Harrison Ave. in Montclair, and the Enrite Gas Station in Bloomfield, according to an article in Bloomfield Life, a sibling newspaper to The Montclair Times. The two suspects have been identified as Ruben Tursi, 44, of Elizabeth, and Jamuga Wemusa, 53, of Newark, according to the MPD. Comment?
Jun 21, 2016 | via The Jersey Journal
BLOOMFIELD - Two men already facing robbery, weapons, and assault charges for an alleged armed robbery in Montclair are now facing charges stemming from similar incidents in at least one other New Jersey town. Bloomfield police announced Tuesday that Jamuga Wemusa, 53, of Newark, and Ruben Tursi, 44, of Elizabeth, were arrested in connection with the June 13 robbery of an Enrite gas station on Bloomfield Avenue. Comment?
Jun 21, 2016 | via The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
About 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 13, police responded to 711 Bloomfield Ave. on a reported armed robbery. The male victim, who was working at the Enrite Gas Station, was approached by both suspects and robbed at gunpoint of $400. Comment?
Jun 16, 2016 | via NorthJersey.com
While attempting to deliver pizza to a Carteret Street residence last Thursday, the male victim was attacked and robbed of two pizzas and $20 cash, according to authorities. Jamal Lucas 21, Kevin Pratt 18, Rajahn Fitzpatrick, 18, and James Lucas 21, were charged with robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery. Comment?
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