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Saturday Oct 3 | via The New Zealand Herald
1942 - World War II Battle of Cape Esperance begins in the Solomon Islands, resulting in an American victory over the Japanese. 1946 - Roman Catholic Archbishop Aloysius Stepinatz of Yugoslavia is convicted on charges of provoking racial hatred and of forcibly converting Serbs to Catholicism. Comment?
Thursday Sep 17 | via Patch.com
Hoboken police arrested two suspected bicycle thieves on Tuesday night after a patrolling officer allegedly saw them leaving a garage with a stolen bike and cut lock in hand. According to the Hoboken Police Department, an officer on patrol in the area around 10:48 p.m. observed two males enter a garage on Jefferson Street. Comment?
Thursday Sep 17 | via The Jersey Journal
A 26-year-old Union City man charged in a Hoboken robbery at knife point was ordered held on a $100,000 cash or bond bail when he made his first court appearance on the charges Monday. Peter Rojo of Cottage Street was charged with allegedly committing robbery by approaching a man while riding a bicycle near the Hoboken PATH Station at 3:10 a.m. Monday, brandishing a folding knife, and "ordering him to give everything he had on him," the criminal complaint states. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 16 | via Patch.com
Hoboken police arrested a Jersey City man and charged him with two counts of aggravated assault in a local bar after he allegedly threw two glasses against a wall and injured two women. Two female patrons at the Green Rock Bar and Grill told police that the incident began around 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday, when a male - later identified as Carlos Hernandez - attempted to make a pass at them and buy them drinks. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 8 | via The Jersey Journal
A Hoboken man was arrested Saturday after authorities say he kidnapped and assaulted his mother, and committed criminal sexual contact on her. JERSEY CITY -- A 25-year-old Hoboken man is accused of kidnapping, assaulting and threatening to kill his mother on Saturday, and is additionally charged with touching her in a sexual manner. Comment?
Sep 5, 2015 | via The Jersey Journal
The 25-year-old Hoboken man accused of robbing and assaulting another man during a dice game, and then assaulting the police officer who arrested him, made his first court appearance on the charges Wednesday. Jonathan Walker of the 500 block of Jackson Street appeared in Central Judicial Processing court Wednesday on the charges of robbery, assault on a police officer and obstructing a governmental function, the criminal complaint states. Comment?
Sep 4, 2015 | via NJ.com
A resident called police on Saturday after spotting four juveniles opening car doors near Ninth and Bloomfield streets, city police said in a release. When Officer Brandon Fitzgibbons tried to stop one of the teens, they all fled, police said. Comment?
Sep 2, 2015 | 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?
Sep 2, 2015 | 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?
Aug 31, 2015 | 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?
Aug 31, 2015 | 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?
Aug 30, 2015 | 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?
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