North Bergen Crime
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18 hrs ago | via NJ.com
Davis Martinez, of North Bergen, appears in court in Jersey City today, July 29, 2016, on marijuana related charges. On left is a Spanish translator. Comment?
Thursday | via The Jersey Journal
A North Bergen man was arrested last week after police say he attempted to assault a man with a box cutter after a traffic incident. Secaucus Police Det. Comment?
Friday Jul 22 | via The Item
A Superior Court judge on Friday set a September trial date for a former North Bergen public works official accused of official misconduct. Timothy J. Grossi, 76, of Jersey City was indicted in December 2012 on charges of conspiracy, official misconduct, theft and falsifying or tampering with public records. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 20 | via The Jersey Journal
A Jersey City cop charged with drunken driving and refusing to take a Breathalyzer test outside a Kennedy Boulevard gas station three years ago says in a lawsuit that his arrest was an act of political revenge. The officer, Michael Lang, who has been on the force for nearly 10 years, alleges cops violated his civil rights when they arrested him on June 9, 2013. Comment?
Thursday Jul 7 | via The Newark Star-Ledger
Ivonne Saavedra appears before Hudson County Superior Court Judge Lisa Rose on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 6 | via NJ.com
Since the beginning of the year, Hudson County has seen 12 homicides, 11 of which occurred in Jersey City. After the first six months of 2015, only nine murders were reported, but that number more than doubled by the end of the year when a total of 30 homicides were reported. Comment?
Sunday Jul 3 | via The Hudson Reporter
Home burglaries are at the lowest rate in 30 years, and car thefts and robberies were also down from 2014 to 2015, said Police Sgt. David Dowd last week. Comment?
Friday Jul 1 | via WKXW-FM Trenton
A U.S. Army Ranger from Virginia will be celebrating the Fourth of July with his freedom after Gov. Chris Christie on Friday pardoned him from gun charges still pending from 2014. Capt. Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via Philly.com
A 44-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in federal prison for his role in a burglary ring that targeted affluent neighborhoods in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and four others states, prosecutors said. Daniel "Tokyo" Gatson, of North Bergen, was convicted after a three-week trial in federal court in Newark. Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
A career thief who led a North Jersey burglary crew that stole millions of dollars in cash and valuables from affluent homes in a half-dozen states was handed a 25-year prison term on Thursday by a judge who said a lengthy sentence was the only way to stop him. "This was all greed and arrogance," U.S. District Judge William J. Martini told Daniel "Tokyo" Gatson, 44, before imposing the sentence in a packed Newark courtroom. Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via NJ.com
Secaucus police say they arrested a man on charges of soliciting a prostitute, after he reported a robbery on the woman he was soliciting. Erika Solorzano SECAUCUS -- A North Bergen was arrested on charges of soliciting a prostitute last week after calling the police when the woman allegedly stole his money, police said. Comment?
Jun 24, 2016 | via NJ.com
LEONIA - A 68-year-old North Bergen man was arrested for the attempted murder of his girlfriend after he choked, pistol-whipped the woman and then crashed his car into a tree, North Bergen police confirmed Friday. Faustino Madera allegedly argued with his live-in girlfriend over how she made breakfast on Tuesday and dragged her into their bedroom , according to NorthJersey.com. Comment?
Jun 23, 2016 | via The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
North Bergen resident Faustino Madera allegedly argued with his live-in girlfriend over making breakfast on Tuesday morning and dragged her into their bedroom, North Bergen Sgt. Bronson Jusino said in a statement. Comment?
Jun 23, 2016 | via NorthJersey.com
Police outside the Lyndhurst Public Library following the fatal shooting of Kevin Allen by police officers on May 29, 2015. The police officers involved in the shooting will not face criminal charges a grand jury decided today, June 15. A Bergen County Grand Jury voted not to file criminal charges against the two Lyndhurst Police Officers involved in the fatal shooting of Allen last May, Acting Prosecutor Gurbir Grewal announced today, June 15. "We are grateful for the diligent efforts of the Bergen County Prosecutors Office Major Crimes Unit, who investigated the incident, as well as the Bergen County Grand Jury, who rendered this decision. Comment?
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