West New York Crime
Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near West New York, NJ or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
Tuesday Apr 26 | via White Lake Beacon
A northern New Jersey man has been arrested on charges he killed his girlfriend who was found dead behind a building last year. The Jersey Journal reports Jose Ayala pleaded not guilty on Monday to a murder charge in the death of 32-year-old Zaray Montenegro. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 26 | via The Jersey Journal
A North Bergen man has been arrested and charged with murdering his girlfriend who was found dead behind a building on Adams Street in West New York in October. Jose B. Ayala, of Newkirk Avenue in North Bergen, was arrested on Friday in Secaucus on charges that he murdered Zaray Montenegro, 32. He made his first court appearance on the charges yesterday in Jersey City. Comment?
Monday Apr 11 | via NJ.com
WEST NEW YORK -- A 16-year-old sophomore at Memorial High School was arrested early Monday morning, after police said he used a modeling knife to slash a schoolmate in the face and neck. The slashing took place Friday after school hours, just outside the high school, though not on school grounds, said West New York Police Director Robert Antolos." Comment?
Mar 28, 2016 | via The Item
A politically-connected former deli owner has pleaded guilty to theft in connection with allegations that he had Public Works employees perform construction jobs at his Kennedy Boulevard shop. Joseph Lorenzo, 79, of West New York, will be sentenced on May 20. Under the terms of his plea agreement, the state will recommend that he receive probation and be required to pay $15,000 in restitution and criminal penalties, state Attorney General's Office spokesman Peter Aseltine said. Comment?
Mar 25, 2016 | via The Newark Star-Ledger
NORTH BERGEN - A West New York man pleaded guilty Monday to theft in connection to charges that he had on-duty North Bergen Department of Public Works employees perform services at his family's deli and meat distribution business, according to the N.J. Attorney General's Office. The former business owner, Joseph Lorenzo, 78, was indicted in October on charges of second-degree conspiracy, second-degree official misconduct and third-degree theft by unlawful taking, authorities said. Comment?
Mar 23, 2016 | via NorthJersey.com
Only minutes after a Newark man allegedly struck and killed a 7-year-old girl with his car in a hit-and-run accident last month, his wife called police to report that the vehicle he was driving had been stolen. Providing a slightly different version of events - in what authorities have said was likely a ruse orchestrated by the couple - the alleged driver, Fabian P. Rodriguez, followed up with his own call 90 minutes later, providing police elaborate details about a car theft. Comment?
Mar 19, 2016 | via Patch.com
A West New York man has been indicted on charges he pretended to be an employee of a Newark company to use the company's Verizon Wireless account to get an iPhone 6s, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. Cesar Sabino, 32, of West New York, N.J., was indicted on charges of theft by deception, making a false statement in procuring issuance of a credit card; forgery and impersonation in the Nov. 13 incident at the Verizon Wireless store in Howell. Comment?
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