Hasbrouck Heights Crime

Hasbrouck Heights Crime

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  • A South Whitehall Township police officer shot and k...

    Thursday Sep 20 | via NJ.com 

    The ex- South Whitehall Township officer encountered Joseph Santos , who is seen on Roselle's body camera pointing to his own eyes, then pointing to the officer, what attorney Gavin Holihan said Roselle interpreted as a threatening gesture. The video shown Thursday at the Lehigh Count Courthouse showed a bloody Santos climb onto the hood of Roselle's police SUV, ignore Roselle's commands to get off and ignore Roselle's gun pointed through the window at him.

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    Related Topix: Lehigh County, PA, Parryville, PA

  • Kidnapping suspect pulled gun on trooper after car s...

    Aug 11, 2018 | via The Jersey Journal 

    An alleged kidnapper pulled a gun on a trooper after running from a car stop in southern Bucks County, Pennsylvania State Police said. Anthony H. Bupp, 23, of Philadelphia -- who was wanted on kidnapping and related charges for an incident July 30 in East Norriton Township -- was found shortly after the Friday stop hiding in a nearby shed and taken into custody.

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    Related Topix: Bucks County, PA

  • Police shooting raises questions about use of force ...

    Aug 11, 2018 | via The Progress 

    Hopping nervously from foot to foot, she ignored the police officer's barked orders to drop the pistol and insisted, "No, it's fine, it's cool, it's no big deal." Holding his gun steady, the officer shouted commands over the woman's voice while keeping a close watch on her hands.

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    Related Topix: Violent Crime, Bucks County, PA

  • Officer Charged In Shooting Of Man Who Climbed On Cr...

    Aug 8, 2018 | via News9 Oklahoma City 

    A police officer was charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a man reported to have been hanging on or jumping on moving cars near a Pennsylvania amusement park, a prosecutor announced Tuesday. Officer Jonathan Roselle of the South Whitehall Township police department had an "unreasonable" belief that his safety was endangered when he shot Joseph Santos on July 28, said Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin.

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    Related Topix: Lehigh County, PA, Parryville, PA

  • Pennsylvania police officer charged with voluntary m...

    Aug 8, 2018 | via WJOL-AM Joliet 

    A Pennsylvania police officer has been charged with voluntary manslaughter after he shot and killed an unarmed man near an amusement park last month. Jonathan Roselle, 32, of the South Whitehall Township Police Department, had been monitoring traffic near where the July 28 shooting took place - across the street from Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom in Allentown, Pennsylvania - when a woman pulled up alongside him and told him that a man had tried to enter her vehicle, Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin said in a news conference Tuesday.

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    Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Lehigh County, PA

  • Officer, 33, charged with voluntary manslaughter in ...

    Aug 7, 2018 | via Daily Mail 

    Rookie police officer, 33, is charged with voluntary manslaughter for shooting and killing an unarmed Hispanic man who was jumping on cars Officer Jonathan Roselle had an 'unreasonable' belief that his safety was endangered when he shot Joseph Santos on July 28 Roselle, 33, of Parryville, was directing traffic near Dorney Park when a 'frantic' woman stopped and said someone had tried to enter her vehicle But a local DA says that the officer had a flexible baton, stun gun and pepper spray that he could have used, calling Roselle 'relatively inexperienced' The officer was charged with a voluntary manslaughter charge rather than a third-degree murder charge because no malice was involved A police officer was charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a man reported to have been hanging on or jumping on moving cars near a Pennsylvania amusement park, a prosecutor announced ... (more)

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    Related Topix: Parryville, PA, Lehigh County, PA

  • Cop charged in shooting death of man who climbed on ...

    Aug 7, 2018 | via CBS News 

    A police officer was charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a man reported to have been hanging on or jumping on moving cars near a Pennsylvania amusement park, a prosecutor announced Tuesday. Officer Jonathan Roselle of the South Whitehall Township police department had an "unreasonable" belief that his safety was endangered when he shot Joseph Santos on July 28, said Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin.

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    Related Topix: Lehigh County, PA, Parryville, PA

  • Manslaughter Charge for Officer in Shooting Near Dorney

    Aug 7, 2018 | via NBC Philadelphia 

    Santos was reportedly interfering with traffic along Route 222 near Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom on July 28 when Roselle approached. South Whitehall Township Police Officer Jonathan Roselle was charged Tuesday with one count of voluntary manslaughter, unreasonable belief, in the shooting death of Joseph Santos on July 28, said Jim Martin, district attorney for the central Pennsylvania county.

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  • Officer charged in death of Hasbrouck Heights man

    Aug 7, 2018 | via NorthJersey.com 

    Officer charged in death of Hasbrouck Heights man near Dorney Park Officer charged in killing of Hasbrouck Heights man Joseph Santos near Dorney Park last month. Check out this story on northjersey.com: https://njersy.co/2KFSdD2 The officer who shot and killed a Hasbrouck Heights man near Dorney Park last month was charged in connection to the man's death., authorities said.

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    Related Topix: Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, Violent Crime

  • Lowry: Joey Santos shooting leads to more questions ...

    Aug 4, 2018 | via NorthJersey.com 

    On July 28, though, Dorney Park became another kind of place, the kind of place where police fatally shoot a person of color for reasons unclear. Lowry: Joey Santos produces more police shooting questions On July 28, though, Dorney Park became another kind of place, the kind of place where police fatally shoot a person of color for reasons unclear.

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  • Services set for North Jersey man killed by cop A wa...

    Aug 3, 2018 | via NorthJersey.com 

    A wake for Joseph 'Joey' Santos, who was shot by a police officer in Pennsylvania, will be held in his hometown of Paterson next week. Funeral services set for Hasbrouck Heights man killed by police officer A wake for Joseph 'Joey' Santos, who was shot by a police officer in Pennsylvania, will be held in his hometown of Paterson next week.

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    Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, Kearny, NJ

  • Coroner: Cop shooting of NJ man called homicide

    Aug 2, 2018 | via NorthJersey.com 

    Coroner calls cop shooting of Hasbrouck Heights man near Dorney Park a homicide The 44-year-old Hasbrouck Heights man had been acting "bizarrely" before encountering the officer. Check out this story on northjersey.com: https://njersy.co/2KmHuNt The cause of death for the Hasbrouck Heights man shot by police last weekend has been labeled a homicide, according to the Lehigh Valley Coroner's Office.

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    Related Topix: Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, Paterson, NJ