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Thursday Nov 26 | via The Jersey Journal
Matthew I. Trontz, 23, of Edgewater, appears in court in Jersey City yesterday, Nov. 23, 2015, on charges he robbed a man at knife-point in Hoboken Sunday. An Edgewater man has been charged with robbing a man at knife point on Sunday in Hoboken, but officers canvasing the area spotted him, and the victim identified him as the robber, officials said. Comment?
Monday Nov 23 | via Patch.com
Hoboken police said that the man was able to identify the suspect who allegedly robbed him at knife point at 4th and Monroe Streets. A Hoboken resident was able to identify a man who allegedly robbed him at knifepoint on Sunday night, helping police to make an arrest, authorities stated. Comment?
Friday Nov 20 | via Patch.com
Authorities charged a Hoboken resident with assault and drug charges after he allegedly put up a struggle while being arrested on Friday. According to the Hoboken Police Department, plainclothes detectives with the Anti-Vice Bureau attempted to arrest Michael A. Hosein, 28, and Carmen E. Rosario, 19, around noon on 9th Street. Comment?
Thursday Nov 12 | via NewsOne
A man who's been arrested 29 times for transit-related crimes found himself behind bars again for stealing a Greyhound bus, The New York Post reports. Darius McCollum , 50, was arrested Wednesday in Brooklyn for hijacking the Greyhound from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City. Comment?
Thursday Nov 12 | via Patch.com
A Port Authority police officer allegedly found the Hoboken man slumped over his steering wheel in a still-running car. Police charged a Hoboken man with driving under the influence on Wednesday after investigating a report of an unconscious motorist slumped over the steering wheel in his still-running car. Comment?
Thursday Nov 12 | via The Jersey Journal
Michael A. Melendez, 39, of Hoboken was arrested for being under the influence and his car was towed, police said. Port Authority photo A man found slumped over his steering wheel in Jersey City near the Holland Tunnel told police he was high on methadone, Port Authority police said. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 10 | via NJ.com
HOBOKEN - A Connecticut man punched a "total stranger" early Sunday morning in Hoboken, causing the victim to fall to the sidewalk unconscious in front of witnesses, Hoboken police said. The 32-year-old victim, who was from N.Y., was later taken to the Hoboken University Medical Center, and the 20-year-old assailant was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, authorities said. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 10 | via Patch.com
Hoboken police arrested a Connecticut man on Sunday after he allegedly punched a pedestrian walking on Bloomfield Street with his girlfriend. Comment?
Friday Nov 6 | via The Jersey Journal
Bagpipes played as nearly 200 mourners filled St. Henry's Church for a Bayonne man fatally struck on Route 440 late Monday night. The 24-year-old Bayonne man whose life was also tragically cut short was remembered by family and friends as a loving, protective "free spirit." Comment?
Friday Nov 6 | via New Jersey Herald
Authorities say a 37-year-old man has been taken into custody for using a stun gun on an off-duty police officer at a northern New Jersey pizza shop on Halloween. NJ.com reports the officer was eating at Rome Pizzeria in Hoboken when a man sat down next to him in a seat that was already taken. Comment?
Thursday Nov 5 | via Patch.com
An off-duty Hoboken police officer was assaulted and shocked with a stun gun while he ate at a local pizzeria on Halloween, authorities said. According to police, the off-duty officer - whose name is being withheld - was eating at Rome Pizzeria in the early hours on Saturday, Oct. 31, when a man sat down in the seat next to him. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 4 | via NJ.com
HOBOKEN - A Hoboken police officer needed stitches after breaking up a large fight on Washington St. in the early morning hours after Halloween, police said. Police officers encountered "10 to 15" men fighting outside the fried chicken franchise outside the Cluck-U Chicken at 102 Washington Street on 3:11 a.m. on Nov. 1, according to a Hoboken police press release. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 3 | via Patch.com
Hoboken police chased down and apprehended a suspected burglar on Oct. 30 after he allegedly stole items from two Madison Street homes. According to police, the incident took place around 9 a.m., when officers received a call from a resident who said that an unknown man was in the backyard of their apartment building. Comment?
Monday Nov 2 | via Patch.com
A Hoboken police officer needed stitches after he helped to break up a large fight outside Cluck-U Chicken early on Sunday morning. According to police, the incident took place around 3:11 a.m., when officers arrived on a report of a fight in progress outside the Washington Street restaurant to find 10 to 15 men trading blows. Comment?
Oct 23, 2015 | via Patch.com
A Hoboken woman asked an intruder what he was doing in her apartment. See what his alleged reply was here. Comment?
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