Kearny Crime

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  • Detention hearing set for man charged in woman's sta...

    Thursday Aug 23 | via The Jersey Journal 

    A detention will be held today for a Jersey City man charged with murdering a woman by stabbing her in the chest in her apartment on Aug. 12. Ishmael "Rico" Coleman, 41, of the Salem Lafayette Gardens housing complex, is charged with murdering Takeela Wilson, 38, in her home on the 300 block of Forrest Street. He was arrested on Aug. 13. Coleman, who is described only as an "acquaintance" of the victim in the criminal complaint, made his first court appearance on the charges on Aug. 14. At the hearing, the state moved to detain him through the course of his prosecution.

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  • Man charged with ramming woman with motorcycle in Ke...

    Aug 18, 2018 | via NJ.com 

    JERSEY CITY -- A 36-year-old Kearny man has been charged with ramming a woman with his motorcycle, dragging her and then throwing her to the ground in a parking lot on Thursday, officials said. David Calabrese, who is described as being homeless, was arrested on the day of the incident and charged with aggravated assault and weapons offenses related to the motorcycle, the criminal complaint says.

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  • Third person accuses pastor of groping her: complaint

    Aug 18, 2018 | via The Jersey Journal 

    A Jersey City church pastor arrested in July on charges he sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl church member and fondled a relative faces more charges after a third alleged victim came forward following his arrest. Orlando Martinez-Chavez, 47, was charged on Wednesday with touching the breast of a then 16-year-old girl over her clothing, the criminal complaint says, adding that the alleged victim is now 21. The complaint says she was also a member of the church.

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  • Third victim comes forward to accuse pastor of gropi...

    Aug 17, 2018 | via The Jersey Journal 

    JERSEY CITY -- A Jersey City church pastor arrested in July on charges he sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl church member and fondled a relative faces more charges after a third alleged victim came forward following his arrest. Orlando Martinez-Chavez, 47, was charged on Wednesday with touching the breast of a then 16-year-old girl over her clothing, the criminal complaint says, adding that the alleged victim is now 21. The complaint says she was also a member of the church.

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  • Dog walker stole 44K from Hunterdon home: cops

    Aug 9, 2018 | via Courier News 

    Alexandria Peterson, 23, of Glen Gardner, was indicted Thursday by a Hunterdon County grand jury on two counts of theft and receiving stolen property, both third-degree crimes. Dog walker charged with stealing $44K in property from Hunterdon County home Alexandria Peterson, 23, of Glen Gardner, was indicted Thursday by a Hunterdon County grand jury on two counts of theft and receiving stolen property, both third-degree crimes.

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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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