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Wednesday Sep 2 | via NJ.com
Johnathan Walker appears in court in Jersey City today, Sept. 2, 2015, on charges he and co-defendants beat and robbed a man during a Hoboken dice game. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 2 | via Patch.com
Hoboken police arrested a robbery suspect for aggravated assault after he tried to flee from arresting officers early Wednesday morning. According to police, officers recognized Jonathan Walker, 25, of Hoboken, as a robbery suspect with an outstanding warrant while he was sitting with several other men outside 510 Jackson Street around 12:45 a.m. After ordering Walker to stop, he took off running and police gave chase, eventually catching up to him on Harrison Street. Comment?
Monday Aug 31 | via Patch.com
A Jersey City man allegedly crashed into several parked cars in the area of 5th and Jackson Streets in Hoboken. An alleged DWI crash on Sunday morning in Hoboken led to the arrest of a Jersey City man for possession of PCP and receiving stolen property. Comment?
Monday Aug 31 | via The Jersey Journal
A Hudson County Sheriff's Office sobriety checkpoint in Jersey City from 10 p.m. Friday night to 4 a.m. Saturday resulted in at least five arrests and several citations, sheriff's spokesman Mike Makarski said. There were two people charged with driving while intoxicated, two drug arrests, one warrant arrest, an underage driver found in possession of an open alcohol container and two underage passengers who were drinking, Makarski said. Comment?
Sunday Aug 30 | via The Hudson Reporter
Jersey City man allegedly stole $50K from Hoboken checking account A Jersey City resident has been arrested after allegedly hacking Hoboken municipal government accounts and stealing over $50,000, according to a city press release. Cameron Gaskins, 30, was charged with five counts of seven different charges, according to Police Captain Charles Campbell: alleged computer criminal activity via accessing data, computer criminal activity via removing data, theft of identity, theft by deception, forgery, unlawful transferring of certain movable property, and credit card theft. Comment?
Friday Aug 28 | via NJ.com
The Palisades Emergency Residence Corporation homeless shelter in Union City, July 16 2013. Authorities in Weehawken blame the shelter for a sudden influx of "aggressive" homeless people in the township. Comment?
Thursday Aug 27 | via The Hudson Reporter
A Jersey City resident has been arrested after allegedly hacking a city of Hoboken municipal account and stealing over $50,000, according to a city press release. Cameron Gaskins, 30, was charged with five counts of seven different charges, according to Police Captain Charles Campbell: alleged computer criminal activity via accessing data, computer criminal activity via removing data, theft of identity, theft by deception, forgery, unlawful transferring of certain movable property, and credit card theft. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 26 | via NJ.com
Hoboken police arrested a Jersey City man on Friday for allegedly stealing more than $50,000 from two municipal bank accounts. HOBOKEN -A Jersey City man hacked into two Hoboken municipal bank accounts and stole more than $56,000, police said. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 26 | via Patch.com
Hoboken authorities have arrested a Jersey City man for allegedly attempting to siphon off $50,000 from a municipal bank account. According to city officials, on Aug. 11, the Hoboken Police Department Detective Bureau was advised that there were questionable withdrawals being made out of a City of Hoboken municipal account. Comment?
Thursday Aug 13 | via Patch.com
A 57-year-old Hoboken man was charged with simple assault, making a terroristic threat and resisting arrest after allegedly pushing his mother to the floor on Wednesday. NJ.com reported that Thomas McKay - who was living with his mother in an apartment at the time of the incident - is accused of grabbing the woman and shoving her to the ground, injuring her knee and causing pain to her back and chest. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 12 | via The Jersey Journal
Hoboken police arrested a Union City man on Aug. 11, 2015, after he allegedly touched a woman's breast and inner thigh HOBOKEN -A Union City man was arrested at a Hoboken nail salon on Tuesday after he touched a woman's breast and inner thigh, city police said. Armando Romero-Padilla, 35, faces charges of sexual criminal contact and harassment after allegedly touching a woman inappropriately at a nail salon on Adams Street. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 11 | via MyFoxNY
New England quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell are set to explain to a judge why a controversy over underinflated footballs at last season's AFC conference championship game is spilling into a new season. New England quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell are set to explain to a judge why a controversy over underinflated footballs at last season's AFC conference championship game is spilling into a new season. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via Life in Hoboken
As the Heat Wave of late July and early August finally dissolves into more pleasant weather, everyone in Hoboken who has been trapped inside their air-conditioned homes, staring out the window into the shimmering oven shaped like a city, is breathing a sigh of relief. And being mocked by our friends and family in other areas of the country, where 93 degrees for a week straight counts as a break from their triple-digit heat waves. Comment?
Aug 4, 2015 | via NJ.com
JERSEY CITY -A parking dispute turned into a racially-charged rampage on Monday when an ex-Weehawken parking authority employee tried to attack two men with a machete, police said. Joseph Mendez, 45, ran at two Hoboken men with a machete and repeatedly flung a racial epithet at the pair, Weehawken police Deputy Director Thomas White told NJ Advance Media. Comment?
Aug 4, 2015 | via The Jersey Journal
Most of the oil spill that occurred when a tugboat crashed into a Bayonne pier has been cleaned up, the Coast Guard says. Three teenagers who police say wanted to "shoot up the neighborhood'' have been charged with the killing of a 16-year-old. Comment?
Aug 3, 2015 | via The Jersey Journal
Three teenagers who police say wanted to "shoot up the neighborhood'' have been charged with the killing of a 16-year-old. A musician with Parkinson's disease is able to play again after brain surgery. Comment?
Aug 2, 2015 | via Patch.com
After a fatal shooting, a story of hope arises. Learn how you can help his family with funeral expenses here. Comment?
Jul 31, 2015 | via NJ.com
A 31-year-old Hoboken felon has been charged with throwing a man onto the light rail train tracks near Liberty State Park during an alleged robbery on July 8. Kevin I. Tucker, who is homeless, made his first court appearance on the charge yesterday afternoon in Central Judicial Processing court via video link from the Hudson County jail in Kearny. Tucker is charged with "pushing the victim onto the live track bed pit at the Liberty State Park Light Rail Station during the attempted theft of the victim's cell phone," the criminal complaint says. Comment?
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