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Newark Man Convicted Of Robbing $20K Poker Winner In Atlantic City Casino Parking Garage Newark Man Convicted Of Robbing $20K Poker Winner In Atlantic City Casino Parking Garage
Newark Man Convicted Of Robbing $20K Poker Winner In Atlantic City Casino Parking Garage A Newark man was convicted of robbing someone who won $20,000 at an Atlantic City casino, authorities said. A jury found 51-year-old Robert Reed guilty on Monday, May 20 of second-degree robbery, third-degree aggravated assault, third-degree theft by unlawful taking, third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and fourth-degree unlawful possession of a weapon. The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office announced his conviction in a news release on Friday, May 24. Trial evidence and testimony said the victim identified by the initials D.H. went to gamble at …
Man Robbed, Assaulted By Three Men In Newark: Police Man Robbed, Assaulted By Three Men In Newark: Police
Man Robbed, Assaulted By Three Men In Newark: Police A man was robbed and assaulted by three men in Newark on the early morning of Tuesday, May 14, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé said. At 4:45 a.m., a man was walking toward Ferry Street when three men approached him and began striking him in the face with closed fists, Fragé said.  The man fell to the ground and was then kicked and stomped by the suspects, who took his personal belongings before fleeing on foot, turning left on Lafayette Street, Fragé said. The suspects are described as a white Hispanic male, wearing a North Face jacket, black pants, and bla…
Woman In Teaneck Street Fight Arrested, Victim Douses Her, Several Others With Pepper Spray Woman In Teaneck Street Fight Arrested, Victim Douses Her, Several Others With Pepper Spray
Woman In Teaneck Street Fight Arrested, Victim Douses Her, Several Others With Pepper Spray Teaneck police responding to a street fight between two women arrested one of them and summoned EMS after the other discharged pepper spray, authorities said. Fransheska Liriano-Benitez, 32, of Palisades Park had punched the other woman in the head outside a Palisade Avenue home between Griggs and Sherman avenues shortly before 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, Police Chief Andrew R. McGurr said. The victim then tried to blast her with pepper spray, which affected Liriano-Benitz and several bystanders, the chief said. Members of the Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corps treated Liriano-Benitez and t…
Woman Robbed Salvation Army, Assaulted Employee: Newark PD Woman Robbed Salvation Army, Assaulted Employee: Newark PD
Woman Robbed Salvation Army, Assaulted Employee: Newark PD A woman robbed a Salvation Army in Newark, assaulting an employee on Wednesday, May 15, authorities said. At 4 p.m., police responded to the Salvation Army Thrift Shop and Donation Center at 74 Pennington St. in Newark on a report of a robbery, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said.  The woman attempted to leave the store with $100 in merchandise without paying for it, so employees locked the door to prevent her from leaving, Fragé said. The woman shoved an employee to the floor, unlocked the door and fled westbound on Pennington St., Fragé said. The employee&n…
Armed Suspect Found Sleeping Following Assault On Morristown Walking Path, Officials Say Armed Suspect Found Sleeping Following Assault On Morristown Walking Path, Officials Say
Armed Suspect Found Sleeping Following Assault On Morristown Walking Path, Officials Say An armed man accused of assaulting another person on a Morris County train system was found sleeping nearby, and promptly arrested, authorities said. Ricardo Martinez-Bonilla, 31, of Morristown, had gotten into an argument around 2:25 a.m. on Tuesday, May 14 on Patriots Path in Morristown off Martin Luther King Avenue, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon said. The victim told officers that the suspect was still in the area and provided a description. Sheriff’s Sergeant Kyle Koster, Sheriff’s Officer Brian Weber and Morristown Police found Martinez-Bonilla, sleeping on the trail, Gannon …
Morris County Man, 66, Stabbed While Reading Book At Port Authority Bus Terminal: Police Morris County Man, 66, Stabbed While Reading Book At Port Authority Bus Terminal: Police
Morris County Man, 66, Stabbed While Reading Book At Port Authority Bus Terminal: Police A 66-year-old Morris County man was stabbed at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan on Monday, April 22, authorities said. Michael McCloskey, 42, of California, was taken into custody by Port Authority police officers who heard the victim's screams at the north subway mezzanine level of the terminal just before 5:45 a.m., Port Authority Police of New York and New Jersey, and its PBA said. The attacker dropped the knife after being confronted at gunpoint by police, the PBA said. The victim was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries and the incident is under inve…
Carjackers Jump U-Haul Driver In North Bergen, Steal Truck With Cash, Van Carjackers Jump U-Haul Driver In North Bergen, Steal Truck With Cash, Van
Carjackers Jump U-Haul Driver In North Bergen, Steal Truck With Cash, Van Three carjackers assaulted a customer who'd just returned a rental truck to a U-Haul store on Tonnelle Avenue in North Bergen, making off with what police called a "significant" amount of cash. The 38-year-old victim from Newark told police he'd rented a truck to collect cargo from a location in New York City around 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 24. He was attacked, he said, when he brought it back a few hours later. All three assailants beat him over the head and on the back of his arms, leaving him with multiple injuries, police said.The robbers fled in the truck and U-Haul van that also had b…
Paterson Man Punches 53-Year-Old Man After Passing Stopped School Bus In Montclair: Cops Paterson Man Punches 53-Year-Old Man After Passing Stopped School Bus In Montclair: Cops
Paterson Man Punches 53-Year-Old Man After Passing Stopped School Bus In Montclair: Cops A 23-year-old Paterson man was arrested and charged in Montclair after he assaulted a man who confronted him for ignoring a school bus stop sign last month, authorities said. On Thursday, Feb. 29, a school bus transporting students from the Nishuane School was heading north on Norwood Avenue and stopped at the intersection at Norman Road, Lt. Terence Turner of the Montclair police said.  The school bus had its stop sign out and lights activated when a white SUV driven by Steven Ruiz-Santana passed the it, Turner said.  A 53-year-old Montclair man stopped the SUV and the two men "…
Newark Woman Pepper Sprayed Victim In Face: Police Newark Woman Pepper Sprayed Victim In Face: Police
Newark Woman Pepper Sprayed Victim In Face: Police A warrant has been issued for a 31-year-old Newark woman who pepper sprayed a person last month, authorities said. At 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31, police responded to University Hospital on a call of a woman receiving treatment for injuries that occurred during an altercation with  on the 100 block of West Market Street, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé said. Following a verbal dispute with the victim, Quyjae Springer went to her vehicle, drove toward the victim, exited the vehicle, and pepper sprayed her in the face, Fragé said. The victim was treated at…
Newark Man, 38, Killed in Homicide: Prosecutor Newark Man, 38, Killed in Homicide: Prosecutor
Newark Man, 38, Killed in Homicide: Prosecutor The death of a 38-year-old Newark man on Tuesday, Feb. 20 is being investigated by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, authorities said. Shortly after 11 p.m., Newark police responded to report of an assault on the 200 block of Cathedral Court,  Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens, II and Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. Officers located Daniel Hass outside the location suffering from injuries, Stephens and Fragé said. Hass was transported to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:53 p.m., Stephens and Fra…
Dover Councilman Arrested For Harassing Homeless People Says He Was Just Trying To Help Dover Councilman Arrested For Harassing Homeless People Says He Was Just Trying To Help
Dover Councilman Arrested For Harassing Homeless People Says He Was Just Trying To Help A councilman in a Morris County town arrested for harassing homeless people says he was just trying to stop them from drinking in public. Trouble for Dover Councilman Sergio Rodriguez began around 8:55 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, when he approached a group of homeless men near the intersection of East Blackwell and North Sussex streets, according to Dover Police Chief Jonathan Delaney, Councilman Sergio Rodriguez. Rodriguez confronted the men, whom he believed were drinking alcohol in public, Delaney said. Rodriguez kicked the hand of one of the men and continued to pursue them, …
GOTCHA! NJ Duo Charged With Beating Gas Station Attendants In Armed Tri-County Robbery Spree GOTCHA! NJ Duo Charged With Beating Gas Station Attendants In Armed Tri-County Robbery Spree
Gotcha! NJ Duo Charged With Beating Gas Station Attendants In Armed Tri-County Robbery Spree Two men wanted for beating attendants during a two-day spree of quick-stop armed gas station robberies in three New Jersey counties were captured by federal agents, authorities said. Ex-con Ahmad Singletary, 24, and Joseph Young, 26, both of Newark, committed three of the robberies last Sept. 5, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said. Four more holdups -- also in a single day -- followed exactly a week later, the U.S. attorney said. Singletary "threatened, assaulted, and struck victims in the head" with a Ruger 9 mm P95 handgun, injuring all of them, a complaint filed by the ATF says. Th…
Feds: Soon-To-Be Deportee Sucker-Punches NJ ICE Agent Feds: Soon-To-Be Deportee Sucker-Punches NJ ICE Agent
Feds: Soon-To-Be Deportee Sucker-Punches NJ ICE Agent A Bulgarian national who was being kicked out of the U.S. sucker-punched an ICE officer at the agency's detention center in Elizabeth, authorities charged. Vasil Petrov, 40, connected with the officer's chin with a closed fist -- and without provocation -- at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility on Dec. 27, U.S. Attorney for New Jersey Philip R. Sellinger said. A struggle ensued, lasting about two minutes, before the officer, fellow officers and other employees subdued Petrov. The officer needed stitches to close a cut, the U.S. attorney s…
Man Stabbed In Head: Newark Police Man Stabbed In Head: Newark Police
Man Stabbed In Head: Newark Police Newark police are attempt to locate a person wanted for stabbing a man in the head on Tuesday, Dec. 19. At 1:30 a.m., police responded to the 100 block of Ferry Street and found the man had been slashed in the head during a fight that initially began as a verbal altercation inside an area bar Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé said. The victim was transported to University Hospital and is in stable condition, Fragé said. The suspect was last seen walking westbound on Ferry Street, Fragé said.  Anyone with information about the suspect's identity is asked to ca…
Bergen Man Attacks Couple Trying To Stop Vandalism Of Pro-Israel Sign: Police Bergen Man Attacks Couple Trying To Stop Vandalism Of Pro-Israel Sign: Police
Bergen Man Attacks Couple Trying To Stop Vandalism Of Pro-Israel Sign: Police A 23-year-old Englewood man assaulted a man and hit a woman who tried to stop him from vandalizing a pro-Israel sign on a Leonia street, authorities charged. The couple was headed across the Edgewood Road bridge over Route 95 shortly before 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, when they saw Keon Jordan Davis Williams damaging the sign, Leonia Police Chief Scott Tamagny said. They pulled over and exchanged words with him, the chief said. Davis-Williams then “knocked the driver’s cellphone out of his hand, damaging the cellphone, then assaulted the driver and struck the passenger when she attempted…
Complaint Alleges How NYPD Captain Kidnapped, Brutally Beat Woman In Paterson Complaint Alleges How NYPD Captain Kidnapped, Brutally Beat Woman In Paterson
Complaint Alleges How Nypd Captain Kidnapped, Brutally Beat Woman In Paterson An off-duty NYPD commander kidnapped and brutally beat a New Jersey woman outside a restaurant in Paterson, authorities charged. Capt. Hariton Marachilian, a 45-year-old Long Island resident, remained held in the Bergen County Jail on Thursday, Dec. 7, following his arrest for the alleged Dec. 10, 2022 incident. In what to some might resemble staged professional wrestling violence, a complaint filed by Paterson police says Marchilian viciously grabbed the victim by the hair and smashed her head into the dashboard of his car. But that was only the beginning, it says. Marchilian then chased…
Bergen County Man's Assault On Palestinian-American Wasn't Bias Crime: Cops Bergen County Man's Assault On Palestinian-American Wasn't Bias Crime: Cops
Bergen County Man's Assault On Palestinian-American Wasn't Bias Crime: Cops A 31-year-old Bergen County man was arrested for assaulting a Palestinian American who said he was called a terrorist in Jersey City on Monday, Nov. 27, authorities said. At 1:30 a.m., Mo Hamzeh said on his Instagram that he was waiting on an Uber outside Grove Station when a man asked him where he was from. Hamzeh said Baltimore, and then when the man persisted, Hamzeh said he told him he was Palestinian. The man and several of his friends began following Hamzeh, yelling racial slurs before sucker punching him in the face, he said. Hamzeh said he fell and his twisted his knee, bumping the…
ON VIDEO: Bergen Footballer, 17, Stabbed In Heart By Long Island Killer, DA Says ON VIDEO: Bergen Footballer, 17, Stabbed In Heart By Long Island Killer, DA Says
ON Video: Bergen Footballer, 17, Stabbed In Heart By Long Island Killer, DA Says A surveillance camera recorded a Long Island man stabbing a 17-year-old New Jersey high school football player dead and slashing his older brother during a fight in downtown Manhattan on Thanksgiving, city authorities revealed. An autopsy revealed that a 6-inch stab wound pierced the heart of Rocco Rodden in front of an ax-throwing bar on Lafayette Street around 1:50 a.m., Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Eun Bi Kim said on Saturday, Nov. 25. The accused killer, Gianluca Bordone, 19, of Oyster Bay, was wearing a black sweatshirt with the word "courage" on the back when he was brought …
Machete-Wielding Man Seized During Disturbance At New North Jersey Amazon Warehouse Machete-Wielding Man Seized During Disturbance At New North Jersey Amazon Warehouse
Machete-Wielding Man Seized During Disturbance At New North Jersey Amazon Warehouse Police from multiple jurisdictions converged on one of North Jersey's newest Amazon warehouses after a parking lot dispute between two drivers early Tuesday escalated into an assault involving a machete. No major injuries were reported in the assault, which Woodland Park police said triggered a disturbance that brought them and their colleagues from Totowa, Little Falls and the Passaic County Sheriff's Office to the distribution center on McBride Avenue near Route 46 shortly before 7 a.m. Nov. 21. Responding officers found "a large number of people gathered in the Amazon parking lot causing…
NY Man Who Assaulted Female Passenger On Flight To Newark Gets 2 Years, No Parole NY Man Who Assaulted Female Passenger On Flight To Newark Gets 2 Years, No Parole
NY Man Who Assaulted Female Passenger On Flight To Newark Gets 2 Years, No Parole UPDATE: An upstate New York man who admitted assaulting a fellow passenger on a flight from Denver to Newark must spend two plea-bargained years in federal prison. Ryan Manuella, 30, of Erie County, “moved to a vacant center seat next to a female passenger, who was sitting in a window seat” on the April 16, 2021 flight, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said. Manuella, who didn't know the woman, then "touched the passenger without her consent," Sellinger said. "The victim then yelled at him and left the row of seats," the U.S. attorney said. Defense attorney Andrew Olesnyck…
2 Broken Thumbs Down: Gambino Family Hothead Nearly Torches Jersey Shore Restaurant, Feds Say 2 Broken Thumbs Down: Gambino Family Hothead Nearly Torches Jersey Shore Restaurant, Feds Say
2 Broken Thumbs Down: Gambino Family Hothead Nearly Torches Jersey Shore Restaurant, Feds Say Life imitated art when a reputed Gambino crime family captain threatened to burn down a Jersey Shore restaurant, then went to a service station across the street and tried to buy and fill a plastic gas can, federal authorities said. In what could’ve been a scene from any number of modern-day mob movies, Joseph Lanni of Staten Island became a walking cliché, the Justice Department said in announcing an organized-crime takedown that stretched all the way to Sicily. Lanni and fellow Staten Islander Vincent “Vinny Slick” Minsquero “became belligerent” after being asked to leave Roxy’s Bar and G…
'Are You Will?' Popular Bergen Barber Beaten By Stranger, Manhunt Continues 'Are You Will?' Popular Bergen Barber Beaten By Stranger, Manhunt Continues
'Are You Will?' Popular Bergen Barber Beaten By Stranger, Manhunt Continues A well-known barber was attacked in his Cliffside Park shop by a stranger, said authorities who are trying to identify his assailant. The attacker entered The Way Barber Shop on Anderson Avenue across from the NJ TRANSIT bus garage shortly after 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, Cliffside Park Deputy Police Chief Vincent Capano said. He was white and wearing a black coat and black hat, the deputy chief said. He approached owner Willie Ocampo, 42, and asked "Are you Will?" The stranger then smashed Ocampo in the head three times with a metal baton before running out of the store and fleeing down…
North Hudson Fire Official, Sister Arrested After Domestic Dispute Allegedly Gets Physical North Hudson Fire Official, Sister Arrested After Domestic Dispute Allegedly Gets Physical
North Hudson Fire Official, Sister Arrested After Domestic Dispute Allegedly Gets Physical A North Jersey fire official and his sister were taken into custody after a dispute allegedly got physical, multiple responders have confirmed. Police charged both Kevin Todd, 58, and Monica Todd Lanzara, 57, with simple assault following the incident at their parent's home on Williams Avenue in Hasbrouck Heights on Wednesday, Oct. 18.  Lanzara said she independently went to a CityMD in Teterboro on Thursday, rather than a hospital emergency room on Wednesday, and was diagnosed with fractured ribs. She said Friday that she's sent the report to police. Both siblings were released pendi…
'Fearful' East Orange Attacker Sentenced In Golf Club Beatdown That Resulted In Brain Injury 'Fearful' East Orange Attacker Sentenced In Golf Club Beatdown That Resulted In Brain Injury
'Fearful' East Orange Attacker Sentenced In Golf Club Beatdown That Resulted In Brain Injury A New Jersey man said he was acting out of fear when he attacked a Pennsylvania woman with a golf club leaving her with a traumatic brain injury, authorities said. Aiven Rosario, 26, of the 100 block of Park Avenue in East Orange, was sentenced to up to nine years in prison in connection with the March 6 attack in Lancaster County, PA, according to Lancaster County District Attorney Heather Adams. Rosario followed the woman into a parking lot in the 1400 block of Millport Road, West Lampeter Township around 9:52 p.m. on March 6, as detailed in the release from the Lancaster C…
CAUGHT! Ex-Con Charged With Hit-Run Death Of Woodland Park Woman CAUGHT! Ex-Con Charged With Hit-Run Death Of Woodland Park Woman
Caught! Ex-Con Charged With Hit-Run Death Of Woodland Park Woman A Woodland Park driver charged in the hit-and-run death of a 31-year-old borough woman is an ex-con with a lengthy rap sheet, including an assault arrest in Hackensack just the other day, Daily Voice has found. Abdullah Parker, 57, was charged with vehicular homicide in the Oct. 15 death of Lillian Zamlout as she walked in the area of McBride Avenue and Hughes Place in town. Zamlout was taken to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center after Parker's black Honda Odyssey bounded onto the sidewalk and hit her, authorities said. She was pronounced dead at the hospital a short time later, they sa…
East Orange Teen Arrested For Verona Carjacking: Police East Orange Teen Arrested For Verona Carjacking: Police
East Orange Teen Arrested For Verona Carjacking: Police A 16-year-old East Orange boy was arrested and charged on Saturday, Oct. 14 with carjacking a woman in her driveway in Verona last month, authorities said. On Sunday, Sept. 24, a Floyd Road resident was approached by three men who demanded her car keys and proceeded to punch her in the head and face, knocking her to the ground, police said.  Officers spotted the suspects in the area of Bloomfield Avenue and Mount Prospect Avenue and pursued them into West Orange, police said. Officers eventually terminated the pursuit due to the conditions and the suspect's reckless driving, p…
Shoplifting-Turned-Robbery: Home Depot Pair Charged By Mahwah PD Shoplifting-Turned-Robbery: Home Depot Pair Charged By Mahwah PD
Shoplifting-Turned-Robbery: Home Depot Pair Charged By Mahwah PD It might've seemed simple at the start. But that changed quickly. A repeat offender from Midland Park turned a five-finger discount into a robbery when he assaulted a security guard while fleeing the Home Depot on Route 17 in Mahwah, authorities said. Mark Savino, 41, was exiting the store with $1,500 worth of stolen merchandise when he pushed a guard who tried to stop him on Tuesday, Oct. 10, Mahwah Police Capt. Guido Bussinelli said. Savino got into a waiting vehicle that sped off, the captain said. Descriptions were quickly broadcast and Fairfield police soon had the pair in custo…
North Bergen Man Drove Drunk When He Struck Pedestrian: Prosecutors North Bergen Man Drove Drunk When He Struck Pedestrian: Prosecutors
North Bergen Man Drove Drunk When He Struck Pedestrian: Prosecutors A 40-year-old North Bergen man was arrested and charged on Tuesday, Oct. 3, after they drove while intoxicated and struck a pedestrian last month, authorities said. On Friday, Sept. 8 at 3:30 a.m., Steven Inoa, was driving a Honda Pilot at Bergenline Avenue and 92nd Street when it struck a 65-year-old woman, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. The woman was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center, Suarez said. Inoa was charged with assault by auto while driving while intoxicated and causing serious bodily injury. He was arrested at the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office i…
Man Slashed With Samurai Sword In Jersey City: Authorities Man Slashed With Samurai Sword In Jersey City: Authorities
Man Slashed With Samurai Sword In Jersey City: Authorities A 37-year-old Jersey City man was arrested and charged with slashing another man with a samurai sword on Thursday, Sept. 21. authorities said. At 4:45 p.m., police responded to 11 Van Nostrand Avenue and discovered Darryl Colbourne had used the samurai sword to slash a 24-year-old in the right hand, left chest, left ear and left side of his head, Kimberly Wallace-Scalfione, a spokeswoman for the mayor's office said. The incident began as a verbal dispute and the two men knew each other, Wallace-Scalfione said. Colbourne was hit with multiple weapons charges and also charged with assault, Wa…
Ridgefield Man Shot In Hawthorne, Local Resident Charged Ridgefield Man Shot In Hawthorne, Local Resident Charged
Ridgefield Man Shot In Hawthorne, Local Resident Charged A 32-year-old Ridgefield man was shot in Hawthorne over the weekend, said authorities who made an arrest. The victim was treated at the scene and didn’t require further medical treatment following the 10:37 p.m. shooting on Wagner Place near Midland Avenue on Saturday, Sept. 16, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Hawthorne Police Chief James W. Knepper said. Angel Alberto, 34, of Hawthorne, surrendered to Hawthorne police on Sunday, they said. Alberto, formerly of Paterson, remained held Monday in the Bergen County Jail pending a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing…
UPDATE: South Jersey Ex-Con Who Shot NJSP Detective Gets 28 Years Without Parole UPDATE: South Jersey Ex-Con Who Shot NJSP Detective Gets 28 Years Without Parole
Update: South Jersey Ex-Con Who Shot Njsp Detective Gets 28 Years Without Parole An ex-con was sentenced to 28 years in prison without parole for shooting a New Jersey State Police detective during an ambush. Tremaine Hadden, 30, of Bridgeton, was one of three men who opened fire on NJSP Detective Richard Hershey as he investigated a home invasion at the Harding Woods mobile home park in the Salem County town of Pittsgrove on April 25, 2020. Five women had been accused of forcing their way into a trailer and assaulting the owner – breaking a rib and lacerating a lung -- while stealing her iPhone. Sometime after Hershey arrived, a hostile group of 15 people connected t…