Hoboken Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • Bronx man pleads guilty to killing Jersey City dad i...

    3 hrs ago | via The Jersey Journal 

    A New York City man will face up to 21 years in prison after pleading guilty to killing a Jersey City father of two while driving drunk in May 2013 and then smashing into several vehicles as he attempted to flee, authorities said. Luis E. Garcia, 22, of the Bronx, pleaded guilty on Friday to vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident and aggravated assault by auto, Hudson County Assistant Prosecutor Gene Rubino said.


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  • New trial for man convicted of killing wife's grandm...

    11 hrs ago | via New Jersey Herald 

    The Connecticut Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a new trial for a brain-damaged man sentenced to life in prison for the 1987 killing of his wife's 88-year-old grandmother - a conviction protested by high-profile supporters including writers Arthur Miller and William Styron. The court ruled 4-2 that Richard Lapointe, 69, was deprived of a fair trial because prosecutors failed to disclose notes by a police officer that may have supported an alibi defense.


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  • Saturday Night Brawl in Hoboken Ends with Two Arrest...

    18 hrs ago | via Patch.com 

    A Saturday evening brawl at a Hoboken bar ended in the arrest of two out-of-town men for aggravated assault after they allegedly punched women in the face. According to Hoboken police, officers responded to Room 84 on Washington Street around 2 a.m. on a report of a large fight with glass bottles being thrown.


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  • In Hoboken: Three Women Punched in Face During Stree...

    Monday | via Patch.com 

    Around 3 a.m. on Saturday, police responded to a report of a "large street fight" in the area of Third and Washington streets, finding a crowd of twenty people "pushing and shoving one another." Police reported that a witness on the scene stated that he saw a group of females yelling at a man later identified as Xavier Romero, 23, of Bloomfield.


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  • Hoboken Man Pleads With Cops to Shoot Him

    Friday Mar 27 | via Patch.com 

    A tragic incident was narrowly avoided in the Hoboken PATH station on Thursday evening, when a Hoboken man created a tense standoff with local authorities and pleaded with police to shoot him. According to police reports, the incident began when three Hoboken police officers responded to the scene of an alleged shoplifting incident at the CVS on Washington Street to find Thomas Bellotti, 30, in the area.


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  • Park Avenue Brawl Ends With Aggravated Assault Arres...

    Monday Mar 23 | via Patch.com 

    Responding to a report of a fight in progress on Park Avenue, officers arrived at the scene around 3 a.m., where they found Anthony Vivolo, 24, of Colts Neck, Lee Patrick Connor, 26, of Derry, Ireland, and James Boyle, 23, of Coleraine, Ireland, engaged in a confrontation. According to police, Connor stated that he and Boyle were waiting for a taxi cab, when Vivolo approached them wielding a yellow metal stick.


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  • Man Plucks $20 Bill from Woman's Hand and Escapes In...

    Wednesday Mar 18 | via Patch.com 

    A Bayonne man confessed to "plucking" a $20 dollar bill out of a woman's hand and making his escape into Pier A Park, reported Hoboken police. According to police, a female victim said that a man wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt and blue baggy jeans ran towards her and snatched a $20 bill out of her hand as she was walking on Newark Street around 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18. This witness was later able to identify the suspect, who was apprehended with a $20 bill in his pocket, said police.


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  • Jersey City man allegedly grabs woman's groin on Hob...

    Tuesday Mar 17 | via The Hudson Reporter 

    A dancefloor encounter at a downtown bar this past weekend resulted in a criminal sexual contact charge for a Jersey City man, according to a report from the Hoboken Police Department. The alleged perpetrator, 28, allegedly led police on a foot chase around the block before being arrested and charged, police said.


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  • Man arrested for groping woman at Hoboken bar, polic...

    Monday Mar 16 | via The Jersey Journal 

    HOBOKEN --Police chased a Jersey City man through Hoboken on Saturday after he allegedly groped a woman at a city bar. Himanshu Patel, 28, was charged with criminal sexual contact after touching a woman's groin as she danced at the Black Bear Bar & Grill on Washington Street, according to police reports.


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  • St. Patrick's Day Bar Crawl cost Hoboken estimated $...

    Tuesday Mar 10 | via The Jersey Journal 

    HOBOKEN --The St. Patrick's Day Bar Crawl in Hoboken drew massive police presence on Saturday, costing the city an estimated $94,000 in overtime. Roughly 200 officers were on duty on Saturday, from Hoboken Police Department, Hudson County Rapid Deployment Force, NJ Transit and Port Authority.


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  • 'All Time Low' for Crime During Hoboken St. Patrick'...

    Monday Mar 9 | via Patch.com 

    What do you call 11 arrests, 39 ambulance calls and 95 quality of life violations in one night in Hoboken? On Saturday, Hoboken hosted its annual St. Patrick's Day celebration, which has garnered a reputation for arrests and indecent behavior in recent years. But this year, crime and ambulance calls hit "all-time lows," according to a release from city officials.


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  • More police calls, fewer arrests at Hoboken's St. Pa...

    Sunday Mar 8 | via The Jersey Journal 

    Hoboken police officers patrol Washington Street during the city's annual St. Patrick's Day bar crawl on Saturday, March 7. (Laura Herzog HOBOKEN - During this year's St. Patrick's Day bar crawl , police were called nearly 100 more times than last year, but fewer of those calls ended with arrests. A total of 11 people were arrested Saturday, on a day and night that kept officers busy with 382 requests for service but no major incidents, Police Chief Kenneth Ferrante said.


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  • Homeless man sets himself on fire during Hoboken St ...

    Sunday Mar 8 | via Daily Mail 

    Shackled and dragged into court, the five suspects who Putin's security services say killed Boris Nemtsov in the Kremlin's shadow Unwashed bathroom glasses, coffee pots rinsed with mildew remover and secret minibar restocking fees: Everything you need to know about your hotel room Teen killed by cop in Wisconsin WAS unarmed - but the victim had an armed robbery conviction and 'attacked officer' before shooting Homeless man sets himself on fire in the middle of the street during New Jersey St Patrick's Day bar crawl You CAN stop pain ruining your life: It's the subject of Jennifer Aniston's gripping new film - and a crippling nightmare for millions Guilt-ridden neighbor tells how he heard cries from baby boy that starved to death alone after his mom, 22, died of a drug overdose 'Our march is not yet finished.


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  • Three arrested after robbing, striking man with gun,...

    Friday Mar 6 | via NJ.com 

    HOBOKEN --Three Hudson County men were arrested Wednesday night for striking a man with a gun and stealing his gold chain and wallet, police said. Darnel Walker, 20, of Union City; Stewart Davis, 26, of Jersey City; and Curtis Brown, 20, of Hoboken, were arrested on Wednesday night for robbing a man at 508 Jackson Street, according to police reports.


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  • 6 charged with beating, robbing man on rush hour PAT...

    Friday Mar 6 | via The Jersey Journal 

    Five adults and a juvenile were arrested this morning in connection with the beating and robbery of a 23-year-old man on a westbound PATH train. A PATH train arrived in Hoboken in this file photo.


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  • Hoboken Police Arrest Robbery Suspects

    Thursday Mar 5 | via Patch.com 

    Stewart Davis, 26, of Jersey City, and Darnel Walker, 20, of Union City, were arrested in the area of the 9th Street Light Rail Station. According to police, ski masks were found on Walker and Stewart, but a chrome-colored handgun allegedly used in the crime was not found in their possession.


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  • Hoboken man charged with multiple bike thefts makes ...

    Tuesday Mar 3 | via NJ.com 

    Felix Dilone, 26, of Hoboken appeared in Central Judicial Processing in Jersey City via video link from the Hudson County jail in Kearny on March 2, 2015 on a bike theft charge. Jonathan Lin JERSEY CITY -- A Hoboken man who police say has stolen multiple bikes in separate incidents over the past year made a court appearance in Jersey City yesterday.


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  • N.J. man arrested for allegedly robbing same store 3...

    Tuesday Mar 3 | via The Jersey Journal 

    Hoboken police arrested a Jersey City man Thursday morning after he allegedly robbed a convenience store for the third time this week. HOBOKEN --As one officer pinned him against a fence and more officers arrived, a man suspected of robbing the same convenience store three times this week admitted defeat.


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  • Hoboken Man Arrested, Charged With Aggravated Assault

    Feb 26, 2015 | via Patch.com 

    Hoboken Police today arrested a man in connection with reports of shots fired in the city on Friday, Feb. 13, authorities said. Jonathan Rodriguez, of Hoboken, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose, Hoboken Police said.


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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.
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.
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
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...