Recent Crime News
Wednesday Apr 1 | via The Jersey Journal
Roselle police say they responded to four distrubances at the Central Park bar in March and arrested 11 people. ROSELLE - Borough police made 11 arrests responding to disturbances at a borough bar in March, seven of them over a two hour period on one night, and another arrest when a patron left the night spot, got in his car and crashed in to a police cruiser, authorities said. 1 comment
Monday Mar 30 | via WKXW-FM Trenton
The New Jersey investigation into a police officer who was behind the wheel in a fatal wrong-way crash that killed another officer and a civilian has been moved to another prosecutor's office. Linden Police Officer Pedro Abad Jr. was critically injured in the March 20 crash on the West Shore Expressway in Staten Island, New York, as was a third officer. Comment?
Thursday Mar 26 | via Star-Telegram.com
An off-duty New Jersey police officer behind the wheel of a car that crashed last week while heading the wrong way on a New York highway, killing two passengers, has had two drunken-driving arrests in the last four years, including one for an accident in which he plowed through the wall of a convenience store, records show. Six-year Linden police veteran Pedro Abad Jr. was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence in Roselle in January 2011 after his car "put a hole completely through the building" housing a New Way Supermarket, a police report said. Comment?
Thursday Mar 26 | via NJ.com
LINDEN - City police officer Pedro Abad, Jr. was twice charged with drunken driving while a member of the department , but those offenses fall below the level of severity that would require him to lose his job. Abad, the 27-year-old driver in a wrong-way Staten Island crash last week that left two men dead and Abad and another critically injured, was arrested in 2011 in Roselle on charges of careless driving and driving while intoxicated after he slammed into the side of a local restaurant. Comment?
Mar 25, 2015 | via Courier News
He leaned against the Rahway police car for balance. His eyes were bloodshot and watery and his eyelids droopy. Comment?
Jan 22, 2011 | via SILive.com
Linden Police Officer Pedro Abad Jr., 27, the driver in Friday's fatal wrong-way crash on the West Shore Expressway, was involved in several car crashes in New Jersey since 2005, according to officials and public records. Aug. 2009: Abad was on duty when he crashed his police cruiser while responding to a call in Linden, N.J., near the town's border with Roselle, according to NBC. Comment?
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