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Recent Crime News
Yesterday | via The Jersey Journal
HOBOKEN - Three men took advantage of the influx of holiday deliveries by swiping packages from Hoboken homes, city police said. One of the accused thieves is well known by Hoboken police. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via NJ.com
HOBOKEN - After a few weeks in office, Hoboken's new police chief has zeroed in on a few challenges, including the waterfront and the city's growing homeless population. Chief Kenneth Ferrante, who was sworn in earlier this month, aims to increase patrols along the waterfront, which he said has attracted some low-level crime. Comment?
Saturday Dec 13 | via The Hudson Reporter
Does the stress and scrutiny currently engulfing the New York Police Department have any bearing across the Hudson River in Hoboken? At first glance, the comparison seems laughable-the NYPD's 49,526 employees could form their own city rivaling Hoboken's size, should they tire of the five boroughs. But as protests over a Staten Island grand jury's Dec. 3 decision not to indict an NYPD officer in the choking death of Eric Garner continue to grow, it's worth asking whether the mile-square city has the same ingredients that led to controversial deaths and subsequent tumult in New York City and in a separate case in Ferguson, Mo. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 2 | via The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
Superior Court Judge Marilyn Clark reduced bail for all five of the 18-year-olds to $50,000 from the $200,000 set when they were arrested. Noah Williams, Garrett Collick, Termaine Scott and Darius Singleton were charged with first-degree aggravated sexual assault of a female student, and first-degree kidnapping. Comment?
Monday Dec 1 | via New York Daily News
Five men sexually assault a woman on the Wayne, N.J., campus of William Paterson University, according to court documents. Five students at William Paterson University have been charged with sexually assaulting a woman and forcing her into "a condition of involuntary servitude" in a New Jersey residence hall last week, according to court documents. Comment?
Monday Dec 1 | via The Jersey Journal
WAYNE - The five men accused of sexually assaulting a William Paterson University student blocked the residence hall doorway, restrained the victim, and demanded that she have sex with all five of them, according to criminal complaints filed against the students on Saturday. The criminal complaints detail a violent sexual attack involving the five men and the woman in the dorm room Tuesday night. Comment?
Monday Dec 1 | via NJ.com
WAYNE - Five male students at William Paterson University were arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a woman Tuesday in a campus residential hall, school president Kathleen Waldron told the Record Sunday. The men, all 18, lived in campus residences, she said. Comment?
Friday Nov 28 | via The Jersey Journal
A former patient of Hudson County's Meadowview Psychiatric Hospital was arrested Wednesday after calling the facility and threatening to kill everyone there with a machine gun, officials said. Officers from the Hudson County Sheriff's Office arrested Julio Estinal, 44, at his home in Union City at 11:30 a.m. yesterday after tracing the call to his West Street residence, Hudson County Sheriff Frank Schillari said. Comment?
Friday Nov 21 | via NJ.com
HOBOKEN - A New York man was kicked out of a Hoboken homeless shelter Thursday night after assaulting two police officers and hurling racial slurs at another, according to city police reports. James Strouse, 30, of Levittown, N.Y., was arrested on Thursday after he allegedly refused to stop screaming and then fought three police officers at the Hoboken Shelter on Bloomfield Street. Comment?
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