Hoboken Crime

Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Hoboken, NJ or anywhere in the US.

Recent Crime News

  • Sunday, October 11

    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.


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  • Hoboken Cops Allegedly Catch Bike Burglars With Cut ...

    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.


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  • Man charged in knife-point robbery near Hoboken PATH...

    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.


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  • Hoboken Women Need Stitches After Man Allegedly Thro...

    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.


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  • Hoboken man charged with kidnapping, committing sex ...

    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.


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  • One of the three suspects in beating, robbery of ano...

    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.


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  • 4 teens arrested for breaking into cars, Hoboken pol...

    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.


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  • One of three 3 charged in Hoboken dice game robbery ...

    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.


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  • Hoboken Cops Nab Robbery Suspect After Foot Chase On...

    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.


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  • Hoboken DWI Crash Leads To Arrest For PCP, Stolen Car

    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.


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  • Crackdown on drunk drivers in Jersey City leads to 5...

    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.


    Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Hudson County, NJ, Drugs, Hoboken, NJ

  • Police Beat

    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.


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Hoboken Law

Is a DUI/DWI a misdemeanor in New Jersey? Or is it simply a traffic offense?
I was told that a DUI/DWI is a traffic offense rather than a misdemeanor in New jersey unlike most states. Is this true?
A DWI is a traffic offense rather than a criminal offense in Nj. However, it may affect immigration status.
Got a dui in NJ 7 years ago with an out of state license...
Will the NJ DMV lift the suspension they have on my former NJ license(I grew up in NJ) if I show proof of enrollment in another states dui program? There is no warrant or any further obligation to the courts.
Likely not consult w/ a NJ lawyer
Punlishing opera police reports on dui
I received a police report on a dui arrestt through an open records request on a third party I was uninvolved with the case. I learned about the arrest through the police botter in the newspaper. would it be legal for me to publish these documents on the internet, instagram, facebook as they are pubic records ? the information has been published in a newspaper already. my feeling is this is public information am I correct in that it is ok to publish these public records?
as long as you don't add any of your own commentary, you are only Publishing that which is already been published to...
Getting public records on dui conviction
I requested and was granted a request for public records on a dui arrest. it is not myself and I wasn't involved Im just interested and a third party. I received the arrest report tickets and synopsis of arrest. however now I want to know if the person was convicted of this dui. should I do another public request for records and ask for conviction ? would this be a public record also?
Yes. I think you should be able to get this without much difficulty if the individual was convicted.
Can anyone in the public get an incident arrest report for a dui in nj? what is the process?
trying to receive incident arrest report or any public information on a dui that isn't myself
If the case is concluded you can submit an opra request.
I hear that DWI will no longer be the law in New Jersey, something about The "Shon" lawsuit. Is this true?
I hear that DWI will no longer be the law in New Jersey, something about The "Shon" lawsuit. Is this true
No. This is incorrect. You are most probably referring to the Chun case which was decided by the Court several years...
Will a completed ARD in Pennsylvania show up for my recent DUI in another State
I completed an ARD program in Pennsylvania in 2011 and have recently been arrested for a DUI in another State. Will my previous ARD still show up in any checks ( even though it was expunged) and count as a 1st offense, making this one a second offense?
If it was expunged, then the charge should not show on your record. Regardless, you should let your current attorney...