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North Jersey Man Violates Restraining Order, Injures Officer On Long Island: Cops North Jersey Man Violates Restraining Order, Injures Officer On Long Island: Cops
North Jersey Man Violates Restraining Order, Injures Officer On Long Island: Cops A New Jersey man is facing charges including assault and more after he allegedly broke a restraining order and later injured a police officer during his arrest. The Baldwin incident occurred on Saturday, July 13, according to Nassau County Police. At about 4:30 p.m. on that day, 36-year-old Horace Rattigan was allegedly in a verbal argument with a woman at Coes Neck Park, located at 1240 Coes Neck Road. Rattigan, an Essex County resident from the township of Montclair, stole the woman’s cell phone and fled the park on foot. Authorities located Rattigan nearby and attempted to arrest …
Man Smashing Windshields At Wayne Diner With Rocks Spits On 3 Arresting Officers: Cops Man Smashing Windshields At Wayne Diner With Rocks Spits On 3 Arresting Officers: Cops
Man Smashing Windshields At Wayne Diner With Rocks Spits On 3 Arresting Officers: Cops A 27-year-old West Milford man was arrested for throwing rocks and smashing windows of parked cars at a Wayne diner, including a police car, and spit on arresting officers, authorities said. Evan R. Gonzalez was found walking along Hamburg Turnpike by Wayne officers responding to Park Wayne Diner around 6:40 p.m. Saturday, July 13, Capt. Dan Daly said.  Gonzalez had been throwing rocks through windshields of parked cars in the business lots, and went into the diner where he threw items out before leaving, Daly said. Officers stopped traffic in both directions and approached Gonzalez, …
Heroin Found On NY Driver Pepper Sprayed By Officers After Pursuit Through NJ Yards, Police Say Heroin Found On NY Driver Pepper Sprayed By Officers After Pursuit Through NJ Yards, Police Say
Heroin Found On NY Driver Pepper Sprayed By Officers After Pursuit Through NJ Yards, Police Say A 50-year-old Rockland County man was found with heroin after leading a police pursuit over state lines, that ended with him hitting multiple vehicles — including police cars — in Mahwah, NJ on Tuesday evening, July 9, police said. Trouble began sometime around 5:15 p.m., when Eugene McDermott, of Tomkins Cove, NY fled the scene of a motor vehicle accident in Sloatsburg, Mahwah Police Lt. Michael Blondin said. Officers tried stopping McDermott, who was operating a Dodge pickup truck with significant damage, but he fled, Blondin said. McDermott struck several vehicles including a Suffern p…
K9 Sniffs Out Suspect Hiding On Playground After BMW Pursuit-Crash On Parkway In Paramus: Cops K9 Sniffs Out Suspect Hiding On Playground After BMW Pursuit-Crash On Parkway In Paramus: Cops
K9 Sniffs Out Suspect Hiding On Playground After BMW Pursuit-Crash On Parkway In Paramus: Cops Two men have been arrested while one remains at large after fleeing from a stolen BMW that they crashed during a pursuit in Paramus , authorities said. Paramus Office Slavko Bajovic spotted a white BMW X4 driving carelessly along Route 17 north near Midland Avenue around 8:25 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, Paramus Police Chief Robert Guidetti said. A registration check found that the BMW was stolen out of Montgomery, NJ, and was wanted in two separate motorcycle thefts, Guidetti said.  When Bajovic tried to stop the vehicle, the suspects tried to flee — but ultimately crashed into the center d…
Assault Suspect, 29, Subdued By Officers After Foot Chase In Lyndhurst, Police Say Assault Suspect, 29, Subdued By Officers After Foot Chase In Lyndhurst, Police Say
Assault Suspect, 29, Subdued By Officers After Foot Chase In Lyndhurst, Police Say A 29-year-old assault suspect is facing charges in Lyndhurst after leading officers on a foot pursuit then becoming combative during the arrest, police said. Lyndhurst Lt. Paul Haggerty and Officer Michael Carrino were called to a dispute on the 200 block of Orient Way around 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 20, Detective Lt. Vincent Auteri said in a release. At the scene, officers learned one man had been assaulted by Mike Londono, a Lyndhurst resident, Auteri said. As Haggerty approached Londono, he began to sprint away, running south on Orient Way. Haggerty and Carrino gave chase on foot, with …
DWI Driver, 34, Lands On Lawn, Assaults Arresting Officer In Ridgewood, Police Charge (PHOTOS) DWI Driver, 34, Lands On Lawn, Assaults Arresting Officer In Ridgewood, Police Charge (PHOTOS)
DWI Driver, 34, Lands On Lawn, Assaults Arresting Officer In Ridgewood, Police Charge (Photos) A 34-year-old Midland Park man is facing charges following a DWI incident in Ridgewood, police said. Ridgewood officers responded to East Glen Avenue at Northern Parkway, where Edwin Barahona's Nissan sedan ended up on the front lawn of a home Friday, June 21, just before 4 p.m., Sgt. Ray Tarino tells Daily Voice. Photo(s) of the day, 06/21/2024: A late Friday afternoon, 06/21, hit and run crash resulted in Ridgewood PD patrol... Posted by Boyd A. Loving on Friday, June 21, 2024 Photo(s) of the day, 06/21/2024: A late Friday afternoon, 06/21, hit and run crash resulted in Rid…
Loaded Gun Found In Stolen Mercedes After Pursuit-Crash, Perp Search In North Jersey: Cops Loaded Gun Found In Stolen Mercedes After Pursuit-Crash, Perp Search In North Jersey: Cops
Loaded Gun Found In Stolen Mercedes After Pursuit-Crash, Perp Search In North Jersey: Cops A loaded gun was recovered from a stolen Mercedes Benz following a high-speed pursuit and subsequent crash in which a 19-year-old man and four juveniles were charged, police in Morris County said. Hanover police officer Brian Morrisroe was on patrol when he saw a Mercedes with heavy window tints and an expired inspection sticker speeding on Wednesday, June 19, Hanover Police Chief Mike Loock said. Morrisroe checked the license plate of the vehicle and was found it had been reported stolen out of Pennsylvania. When Morrisroe began to close the gap with the Mercedes Benz, the driver sped…
GOT 'IM! Civilian Points Teaneck PD To Elusive Bike-Riding Career Burglar, 40 GOT 'IM! Civilian Points Teaneck PD To Elusive Bike-Riding Career Burglar, 40
GOT 'IM! Civilian Points Teaneck PD To Elusive Bike-Riding Career Burglar, 40 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A 40-year-old career burglar wanted for an ongoing series of break-ins and attempts was captured by Teaneck police with help from a concerned citizen, authorities announced. Aley Beretay ordinarily was on a bicycle when he gave law enforcers the slip a number of times the past week or so. Then, around 9 p.m. Monday, June 10, a township resident walked into headquarters and said she'd just seen a man fitting his description riding a bike along Teaneck Road near Elizabeth Avenue, Police Chief Andrew McGurr said. Detectives who already were working undercover in the area were alerted,…
GOT 'IM! Bicycle-Riding Burglar With 20-Year Rap Sheet Nabbed With Civilian's Help: Teaneck PD GOT 'IM! Bicycle-Riding Burglar With 20-Year Rap Sheet Nabbed With Civilian's Help: Teaneck PD
GOT 'IM! Bicycle-Riding Burglar With 20-Year Rap Sheet Nabbed With Civilian's Help: Teaneck PD 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A 40-year-old career burglar wanted for an ongoing series of break-ins and attempts was captured by Teaneck police thanks to a concerned citizen, authorities announced. Aley Beretay ordinarily was on a bicycle when he gave law enforcers the slip a number of times the past week or so. Then, around 9 p.m. Monday, June 10, a township resident walked into headquarters and said she'd just seen a man fitting his description riding a bike along Teaneck Road near Elizabeth Avenue, Police Chief Andrew McGurr said. Detectives who already were working undercover in the area were alerted,…
HEROES: Lyndhurst Officers Reel In Teen Thief Hanging Off Motel Balcony HEROES: Lyndhurst Officers Reel In Teen Thief Hanging Off Motel Balcony
Heroes: Lyndhurst Officers Reel In Teen Thief Hanging Off Motel Balcony A Lyndhurst police officer held on tight as a combative 17-year-old suspect dangled from the second-floor balcony of a local motel. The Clifton teen had ditched a stolen bicycle and run up the exterior stairs of the Winslow Motor Hotel with Officer Michael D’Alessandro on his tail, Detective Lt. Vincent Auteri said. The bicycle belonged to a young boy who’d asked the officer for help getting it back after it had just been taken, the lieutenant said. Although police initially lost sight of the thief, a tracking device brought them to the Rutherford Avenue motel just off eastbound Route 3, h…
Wild Street Brawl Sends Repeat Offender, Officers To Hospital: Hasbrouck Heights PD Wild Street Brawl Sends Repeat Offender, Officers To Hospital: Hasbrouck Heights PD
Wild Street Brawl Sends Repeat Offender, Officers To Hospital: Hasbrouck Heights PD A repeat offender from Toms River who was high on PCP fought violently with police who kept him from running into traffic outside a 7-Eleven in North Jersey, authorities said. The incident was another in a recent series of episodes involving Albert P. Fischetta III, 40, of Toms River, whose violent reaction sent two officers – and himself – to the hospital, they said. Fischetta had been freed after police at the Jersey Shore said he attacked an elderly man while not wearing any clothes last fall, records show. This time, his girlfriend told Hasbrouck Heights that Fischetta suddenly bailed …
GOTCHA! Bicycle-Riding Burglar From Passaic, 30, Captured By Hasbrouck Heights Officers: PD GOTCHA! Bicycle-Riding Burglar From Passaic, 30, Captured By Hasbrouck Heights Officers: PD
Gotcha! Bicycle-Riding Burglar From Passaic, 30, Captured By Hasbrouck Heights Officers: PD A 30-year-old repeat offender from Passaic known for getting around on a bicycle tried to run but was caught by Hasbrouck Heights police who authorities said chased him down before dawn Saturday. A concerned citizen's call about a car burglar brought officers to the area of Hamilton Avenue and the Boulevard around 2 a.m., May 25, Lt. John Behr said. Hector J. Torres-Duran tried to flee Officers Joseph Armeli and Kevin Condal but crashed the bike and took off on foot in the parking lots behind Boulevard businesses, the lieutenant said. "He was eventually cornered and found hiding behind a D…
GOTCHA! Fleeing Car Thief, 16, Captured By Paramus PD With Assist From Law Enforcement Partners GOTCHA! Fleeing Car Thief, 16, Captured By Paramus PD With Assist From Law Enforcement Partners
Gotcha! Fleeing Car Thief, 16, Captured By Paramus PD With Assist From Law Enforcement Partners Paramus police captured a 16-year-old Newark boy after he'd popped the ignition cylinder on an SUV parked in the owner's driveway. Officers Slavko Bajovic and Ryan Cottrell were responding to a call from the owner of the Bullard Road home when they saw the teen run from the 2017 Hyundai Tucson to a Sonata parked nearby shortly before 6 a.m. Sunday, April 14, Police Chief Robert Guidetti said. Guidetti's officers got help establishing a perimeter from a Bergen County Sheriff's K-9 unit and police from Bergenfield, River Edge and Rochelle Park police, Guidetti said. Bajovic found the Sonata …
Teen Trio Caught With Gun After Crashing Stolen Car During Pursuit: Lyndhurst PD Teen Trio Caught With Gun After Crashing Stolen Car During Pursuit: Lyndhurst PD
Teen Trio Caught With Gun After Crashing Stolen Car During Pursuit: Lyndhurst PD Three young teenagers who ran after one of them crashed a stolen car into a tree during a Lyndhurst police pursuit left a handgun in the vehicle, authorities said. It was around 11 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, when Officer Michael Clifford spotted the Kia Soul in the area of Page Avenue and Lewandowski Street, Detective Lt. Vincent Auteri said. The subcompact had been reported stolen out of Clifton four days earlier, he said. Clifford tried to stop it but the 16-year-old driver from Passaic hit the gas and sped off on Page Avenue. The officer pursued the vehicle through Lyndhurst, along Schu…
Police Car Struck, Vehicle Thieves Captured After Crash In Garfield: Authorities Police Car Struck, Vehicle Thieves Captured After Crash In Garfield: Authorities
Police Car Struck, Vehicle Thieves Captured After Crash In Garfield: Authorities A driver wanted for hitting a police cruiser with a stolen BMW was nabbed by Garfield police after he crashed into a pole, igniting a fire, and took off on foot, authorities said. Garfield police spotted the orange 2020 BMW M4 shortly before noon Wednesday, March 27, after colleagues from Newark who were tracking the vehicle via GPS pointed them to Prospect Street after one of their vehicles was hit, Capt. Mario Pozo said. Garfield Police Officer Noah Murphy tried stopping the sedan moments later, the captain said, but the driver threw it in reverse, hit the gas and accidentally slammed int…
Wanted Driver Crashes Off Route 17, Subdued After Grabbing Mahwah Officer's Gun Wanted Driver Crashes Off Route 17, Subdued After Grabbing Mahwah Officer's Gun
Wanted Driver Crashes Off Route 17, Subdued After Grabbing Mahwah Officer's Gun A fugitive who'd just crashed a car off Route 17 shouted at pursuing Mahwah police to shoot him, then grabbed at an officer's gun and bit him while being handcuffed Thursday morning, authorities said. Officer Christopher Lupo tried to stop Miles Harris, 32, of Newark for several violations on the southbound highway around 10:45 a.m. March 28, Lt. Michael Blondin said. Officer Nick Williams joined Lupo as the sedan exited the highway and fled onto Myrtle Avenue in Ramsey, the lieutenant said. It slammed into a tree moments later. Harris bailed out and ran behind some area businesses, Blond…
STABBING AT AMERICAN DREAM: Video Posted, Secaucus Man Arrested STABBING AT AMERICAN DREAM: Video Posted, Secaucus Man Arrested
Stabbing AT American Dream: Video Posted, Secaucus Man Arrested Video shot at the American Dream Mall captured images of a Secaucus man charged with a stabbing this week. It's believed that two men tried to grab him in the cellphone video recorded from a level above the confrontation at the mall in East Rutherford shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 12. The bare-chested assailant pulls the shirt over one man's head and knees him in the face before going after the second. HudPost posted the video on X. Eyewitnesses say a stabbing occurred in the American Dream Mall during this encounter. We have not confirmed these details. pic.twitter.com/bB…
SIBLING THIEVERY: Brothers Captured Same Day, Charged With Separate Crimes, Haledon Police Say SIBLING THIEVERY: Brothers Captured Same Day, Charged With Separate Crimes, Haledon Police Say
Sibling Thievery: Brothers Captured Same Day, Charged With Separate Crimes, Haledon Police Say A thief tried to outrun Haledon police while pushing a shopping cart packed with nearly $2,800 worth of hot merchandise on the very same day that they arrested his older brother for stealing a car, authorities said. Borough resident Ahmad Elfki, 20, was still in the Walgreens on Belmont Avenue when Officer Kris Duci, Corporal April Latona and Detective Lt. Tim Lindberg arrived, they said. Elfki (above, left), who was previously banned from the store, bolted out an emergency fire exit, triggering an alarm, Deputy Police Chief George Guzman Jr. said. He hustled toward Morrissee Avenue with “…
One Ulta Thief Barricades Himself In Local Home, Another Strikes 3X In 10 Days: Maywood PD One Ulta Thief Barricades Himself In Local Home, Another Strikes 3X In 10 Days: Maywood PD
One Ulta Thief Barricades Himself In Local Home, Another Strikes 3X In 10 Days: Maywood PD Maywood police captured a repeat offender from Lyndhurst who’d barricaded himself in the basement of a local resident’s home after shoplifting from the Ulta store at the Bergen Town Center, authorities said. The arrest of Brendan Hunt, 46, comes amid an escalating epidemic of thefts from Ulta stores nationwide – including in Paramus, Montvale and throughout New Jersey. Hunt bolted out an emergency exit with a shopping basket full of stolen fragrances shortly after 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 29, Maywood Detective Sgt. William Phayre said Friday. Officer Alana Luna spotted Hunt running south …
WILD PURSUIT: Car Thief Pulled From Frigid Meadowlands Creek Is Violent Career Criminal WILD PURSUIT: Car Thief Pulled From Frigid Meadowlands Creek Is Violent Career Criminal
Wild Pursuit: Car Thief Pulled From Frigid Meadowlands Creek Is Violent Career Criminal UPDATE: A Union City man who jumped into a frigid Meadowlands creek during a dramatic police chase is an ex-con with nearly 50 arrests in no fewer than five North Jersey counties over the past 35 years. Career criminal Gregory Calvo, 53, is the very embodiment of the phrase “known to police.” He's been convicted nearly two dozen times in Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, Morris and Essex counties since 1989 – for offenses that include robbery, theft, burglary, drug dealing, domestic violence and aggravated assault -- and has been in and out of state prison and county jails since that time only to be…
GOTCHA (x2)! Paramus Officer Chases Down Separate Suspects From Same Mall Incident GOTCHA (x2)! Paramus Officer Chases Down Separate Suspects From Same Mall Incident
Gotcha (x2)! Paramus Officer Chases Down Separate Suspects From Same Mall Incident A Paramus police officer chased down two separate suspects who fled the Bergen Towne Center, authorities said. Two men and a woman all bolted from the Nordstrom Rack, then ran in different directions, after stealing Burberry and Givenchy apparel and a Reaction wristwatch worth nearly $667 combined, Police Chief Robert Guidetti said. Officer Kevin Grady, who was among the responders, ran after Yerbinson Zapata-Zus as he fled east on Route 4 near Forest Avenue, the chief said. Zapata-Zus resisted after Grady grabbed him, Guidetti said, but he was quickly subdued. Grady was driving him back …
McDonald's Melee: Bergen County Man Arrested In Hoboken Stabbing McDonald's Melee: Bergen County Man Arrested In Hoboken Stabbing
McDonald's Melee: Bergen County Man Arrested In Hoboken Stabbing A Bergen County man was arrested in a Hoboken stabbing Friday, Feb. 9, police said. Officers were called to the Washington Street McDonald's for a street fight involving 10 people, which resulted in a stabbing around 6:30 p.m., Hoboken police said. An on-scene investigation found Lodi's Kasaun Patterson, 42, stabbed another man during the fight, police said. Patterson was seen near the scene and was arrested. He attempted to resist arrest by stiffening his body, and a search incident turned up a folding knife in his jacket pocket, local police said. Patterson was taken to the Hob…
Wanted Truck Rams Police Vehicle In 50-Mile Turnpike Pursuit That Ended In Crash: Cops Wanted Truck Rams Police Vehicle In 50-Mile Turnpike Pursuit That Ended In Crash: Cops
Wanted Truck Rams Police Vehicle In 50-Mile Turnpike Pursuit That Ended In Crash: Cops A fugitive from Delaware took New Jersey State Police on a wild chase from Mount Holly more than 50 miles to Elizabeth before crashing his truck, authorities said. On Thursday, Feb. 8, at approximately 12:20 p.m., troopers spotted a white Penske trunk going north on the New Jersey Turnpike in the area of milepost 35 in Mount Laurel Township, according to State Police Detective I Jeffrey Lebron. ALSO SEE: New Footage Shows Driver Flipping Box Truck After 50-Mile NJ Turnpike Pursuit The vehicle, being operated by 21-year-old Joel Espinal, of New York, NY, had been wanted by Delaware Sta…
Instacart Driver Leads Maywood Police To Hackensack Couple Trying To Steal Car: Authorities Instacart Driver Leads Maywood Police To Hackensack Couple Trying To Steal Car: Authorities
Instacart Driver Leads Maywood Police To Hackensack Couple Trying To Steal Car: Authorities Thanks to a conscientious Instacart driver, Maywood police caught an 18-year-old Hackensack man and a 17-year-old female companion trying to steal a vehicle, authorities said. The delivery driver directed police to the rear parking lot of a Hammell Place apartment complex shortly after 8 p.m. last Wednesday, Jan. 31, Maywood Detective Sgt. William Phayre said. Sgt. Gregory Mulawka and Officer Alana Luna were already in the area investigating another reported motor vehicle burglary when the call came in from Maybrook Drive, the sergeant said. Phayre headed to Hammell Place and tog…
Illegal Border Crosser Seized By ICE After Punching Local NJ Officer In Face Illegal Border Crosser Seized By ICE After Punching Local NJ Officer In Face
Illegal Border Crosser Seized By ICE After Punching Local NJ Officer In Face A Guatemalan national who authorities said crossed the U.S. border illegally was seized by federal agents after he punched a Closter police officer in the face. Emiliano Cotzalo-Santiago, 24, was living in Palisades Park and working on a construction site in Closter when he began walking down the middle of Cedar Lane, obstructing traffic, Police Capt. Vincent Aiello said. This prompted calls to police. Cotzal-Santiago “attacked the first officer that he came in contact with by punching him in the face,” the captain said. A second officer sustained cuts on his hand as they attempted to han…
TEAMWORK: Lyndhurst Detectives, Off-Duty And Uniformed Officers Nab Teen Car Thieves TEAMWORK: Lyndhurst Detectives, Off-Duty And Uniformed Officers Nab Teen Car Thieves
Teamwork: Lyndhurst Detectives, Off-Duty And Uniformed Officers Nab Teen Car Thieves Lyndhurst police boxed in a pair of Passaic teens and quickly took both into custody as they tried to pass through town in an SUV stolen out of Clifton, authorities said. Officer Michael D’Alesandro, who'd just finished his shift, spotted the Acura MDX on Ridge Road, Detective Lt. Vincent Auteri said. Detectives Chris Cuneo and Nick Abruscato pulled up on the teens on Second Avenue, the lieutenant said. As soon as the lights on their police cruiser were activated, the pair bailed out and tried to run, he said. Coming from the other direction was Detective Matt Giunta, Auteri said. Abrusc…
Wood-Ridge Detectives Charge Habitual Hackensack Offender, 19, In Home Burglary Vehicle Theft Wood-Ridge Detectives Charge Habitual Hackensack Offender, 19, In Home Burglary Vehicle Theft
Wood-Ridge Detectives Charge Habitual Hackensack Offender, 19, In Home Burglary Vehicle Theft A 19-year-old habitual offender from Hackensack who's been arrested no fewer than four times in just the past year was back in the Bergen County Jail, although it wasn't certain for how long. Cosmo Pena was released from the Essex County Jail on Thursday, Jan. 4, to the custody of Wood-Ridge police, who'd tied him to the theft of a resident's Mercedes during a home burglary last summer. Pena -- who has racked up recent arrests for offenses including theft, conspiracy, resisting arrest and leading a police chase  -- had been held in Essex County the past few weeks. Wood-Ridge detective…
Fugitive Wanted For Trying To Kill Twin In MD Captured Near NJ/NY Border After 50-Mile Pursuit Fugitive Wanted For Trying To Kill Twin In MD Captured Near NJ/NY Border After 50-Mile Pursuit
Fugitive Wanted For Trying To Kill Twin In MD Captured Near NJ/NY Border After 50-Mile Pursuit A fugitive wanted for the attempted murder of his twin sister in Maryland was captured just short of the New York State line in New Jersey following a nearly hour-long pursuit, authorities confirmed on Monday, Dec. 4. Reese E. Wetzel, 23, of Ellicott City, MD stabbed his sister multiple times during an argument, then stole her car and headed north, police in Edison, NJ, said. Edison police said they received a Sirius XM alert involving the stolen white 2019 Subaru Outback at 8:13 p.m. Sunday. It pointed them toward Route 1 at Main Street, they said. Edison Officer Phil Smith spotted the s…
Pair Busted For Robbing Juvenile Rivals Of Gucci Vest, Sneakers At Moonachie Bus Stop Pair Busted For Robbing Juvenile Rivals Of Gucci Vest, Sneakers At Moonachie Bus Stop
Pair Busted For Robbing Juvenile Rivals Of Gucci Vest, Sneakers At Moonachie Bus Stop An ongoing war between regional rivals was further stoked when two juveniles were mugged at a bus stop in Moonachie, authorities said. A pair of Moonachie police officers quickly nabbed one of the strong-arm robbers, they said. The second turned himself in. Their victims were waiting for a bus at Moonachie Road and Rooney Place when they were roughed up by Taiwan Davis, 20, of Paterson and a juvenile from town on Sunday, Nov. 19, Police Lt. Jeff Napolitano said. The 6-foot-4-inch, 280-pound Davis and his accomplice fled with a Gucci vest and a pair of sneakers that the victims had been wea…
Lyndhurst Man Wanted On Warrants Charged With Trashing Relative's Home, Fighting Police Lyndhurst Man Wanted On Warrants Charged With Trashing Relative's Home, Fighting Police
Lyndhurst Man Wanted On Warrants Charged With Trashing Relative's Home, Fighting Police A Lyndhurst man wanted for trashing a relative's home ran from police, then fought with them before being subdued, authorities said. Officers responding to a call from a Stuyvesant Avenue home learned that Faiz Mohammad, 27, had become irate and vandalized the place, causing $1,300 worth of damage before fleeing, Detective Lt. Vincent Auteri said. Police were looking out for Mohammad when he returned, prompting the relative to hide in a bathroom and call police, Auteri said. He fled again but was spotted soon after by Officer Matthew Dudek on 5th Avenue, the lieutenant said. Dudek ended u…
Repeat Offender Released From Jail Caught Stealing In Teaneck Again: Police Repeat Offender Released From Jail Caught Stealing In Teaneck Again: Police
Repeat Offender Released From Jail Caught Stealing In Teaneck Again: Police Career criminal Aley Beretay had been released from jail barely 24 hours earlier when Teaneck police arrested him yet again. It was nothing new for them – or for Beretay, who’s been busted dozens of times in his adult life, although never for anything significant enough to put him away for very long. Beretay, 40, had served several months in the Bergen County Jail for a previous incident when he was released on Nov. 1. Three days later, he was back behind bars. Beretay was caught on Saturday trying to hide a $600 bicycle stolen from a Cedar Lane home in an Oakdene resident’s backyard, Tea…