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Jersey City Teens In Stolen Vehicle Ram Into Cop Car, 3rd Bails In Secaucus Police Vehicle Jersey City Teens In Stolen Vehicle Ram Into Cop Car, 3rd Bails In Secaucus Police Vehicle
Jersey City Teens In Stolen Vehicle Ram Into Cop Car, 3rd Bails In Secaucus Police Vehicle Two Jersey City teens were apprehended and one remains at large after being pursued by police while driving a stolen vehicle in Secaucus on the early morning of Monday, July 8, authorities said. At 2:42 a.m., police spotted a 2018 Jeep Wrangler that had been stolen from Jersey City last month at a gas station on Route 3, Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller said. When police converged on the stolen car, the driver, a 15-year-old, intentionally rammed two occupied Secaucus police vehicles, injuring one officer, Miller said. The driver and two passengers fled the scene on foot, Miller said. On…
Undercover Sting Leads To Prostitution Arrest At Hudson County Go-Go Bar With Unsavory History Undercover Sting Leads To Prostitution Arrest At Hudson County Go-Go Bar With Unsavory History
Undercover Sting Leads To Prostitution Arrest At Hudson County Go-Go Bar With Unsavory History A 36-year-old Belleville woman has been arrested after she offered an undercover officer sexual favors in exchange for money at a popular Secaucus go-go bar, police said. Acting on a tip that prostitution was still an ongoing issue at AJ’s Go-Go Bar on Secaucus Road, Secaucus police officers were sent to the establishment — undercover, Chief Dennis Miller said. Sure enough, Dilcia Nunez Gomez offered one officer sexual favors in exchange for money, Miller said. She was charged with engaging in prostitution and promoting prostitution. In April 2021, multiple AJ's employees were arreste…
Violent Robber Who Preyed On Prostitutes At Secaucus Hotels Captured, Police Say Violent Robber Who Preyed On Prostitutes At Secaucus Hotels Captured, Police Say
Violent Robber Who Preyed On Prostitutes At Secaucus Hotels Captured, Police Say One of two men who forced their way into motel rooms and robbed prostitutes and their customers in Secaucus was seized by police, authorities announced Friday. Kendall Smith, 32, of Jersey City and a second man committed at least three violent robberies beginning May 17 at the La Quinta Hotel, Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller said. Smith and his companion “forced their way into the victims’ hotel room while brandishing knives,” the chief said. “After a struggle, the suspects fled the area with some of the victims’ money, personal belongings and documents.” Two weeks later, they did the …
Soccer Player Jailed After Threatening Rival With Gun After Game In Secaucus, Police Say Soccer Player Jailed After Threatening Rival With Gun After Game In Secaucus, Police Say
Soccer Player Jailed After Threatening Rival With Gun After Game In Secaucus, Police Say A Jersey City man has been arrested after pointing a handgun at a rival soccer player after both were ejected from a game in Secaucus over the weekend, police said. Reda Benyamin, 34, and the player on an opposing team began arguing during the game at Shetik Field on County Avenue on May 2, Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller said. Both players were ejected and went to their cars to leave after the game. While stopped at a light on Jefferson and County Avenue, Benyamin pulled up next to the player's car and threatened him with a black handgun, police said. Both then left the area. Benyamin…
61-Year-Old Cocaine Dealer Arrested In Traffic Stop, Secaucus Police Say (DETAILS) 61-Year-Old Cocaine Dealer Arrested In Traffic Stop, Secaucus Police Say (DETAILS)
61-Year-Old Cocaine Dealer Arrested In Traffic Stop, Secaucus Police Say (Details) A 61-year-old cocaine dealer was arrested in a New Jersey traffic stop after failing to use her turn signal, authorities said. Josephine Dimoplon became the center of an investigation with the Secaucus Police Department in early May, when a concerned citizen tipped them off to her alleged drug-dealing activities, Chief Dennis Miller said. On May 17, at 7:46 p.m., Dimoplon was stopped by the department's anti-crime unit for failing to use her turn signal, according to Miller. Sure enough, she was found in possession of cocaine and arrested, the chief said. Secaucus Police K-9 Unit, Police O…
HEROES: Secaucus Officers Revive Unresponsive Man HEROES: Secaucus Officers Revive Unresponsive Man
Heroes: Secaucus Officers Revive Unresponsive Man Two heroes in blue revived a man who'd stopped breathing. Secaucus Police Officer Michael Borrelli immediately began CPR when he and Officer Austin C. Hawxhurst arrived and found the unresponsive victim at the Harmon Cove Towers earlier this month, Police Chief Dennis Miller said. Hawxhurst administered a first shock from a defibrillator as he and Borelli continued CPR while awaiting EMTs from nearby Hudson Regional Hospital and paramedics from Jersey City Medical Center, the chief said. A second shock helped get a pulse going, Miller said.  The man then regained consciousness and wa…
Concerned Citizen Leads Secaucus Police To Stolen Jeep At Walmart Concerned Citizen Leads Secaucus Police To Stolen Jeep At Walmart
Concerned Citizen Leads Secaucus Police To Stolen Jeep At Walmart A concerned citizen’s call led Secaucus police to a Jersey City man with a stolen Jeep in the Walmart parking lot, authorities said. Detectives from the department’s Anti-Crime Unit took Brian Gilliam, 40, into custody after finding him going in and out of the 2019 Jeep Wrangler, Police Chief Dennis Miller said. The vehicle had been reported stolen out of New York earlier this month, the chief said. Gilliam was charged with receiving a stolen motor vehicle, given a court date and released. “The arrest is a testament that when the police and public collaboratively work together, we can c…
Driver Who Fled Cops At 100 MPH Captured In Secaucus Hotel: Fairfield PD Driver Who Fled Cops At 100 MPH Captured In Secaucus Hotel: Fairfield PD
Driver Who Fled Cops At 100 MPH Captured In Secaucus Hotel: Fairfield PD A 25-year-old Fairfield man was arrested and charged over the weekend after leading police on a 100 miles per hour pursuit, authorities said. Police originally attempted to stop Deyah Shaabneh on Wednesday, April 24, when officers saw his vehicle had a fake license plate, Fairfield police said. Shaabneh failed to stop and instead, sped down Sand Road going 100 mph, police said. Officers did not pursue him out of concern for public safety, police said. Officers were able to identify Shaabneh using assistance from police in East Hanover and East Brunswick Police Departments, law enforcement s…
Two Teenage Thieves Busted After Pursuit Ends In Crash: Secaucus PD Two Teenage Thieves Busted After Pursuit Ends In Crash: Secaucus PD
Two Teenage Thieves Busted After Pursuit Ends In Crash: Secaucus PD Two Bergen County teenagers were arrested after engaging in a pursuit with Secaucus police that ended with one of them being struck by a vehicle following a crash on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 7, authorities said. At 10:37 a.m., Secaucus police responded to a report that two men in ski masks were committing thefts from residences in the north end of the town, Police Chief Dennis Miller said. A police officer heard a loud roar and saw the suspects' 2005 black Honda Accord driving at excessively high rates of speed and driving the wrong way toward Route 3 West, Miller said. The car struck…
Ski-Masked Thieves Lead High-Speed Route 3 Pursuit: Police Ski-Masked Thieves Lead High-Speed Route 3 Pursuit: Police
Ski-Masked Thieves Lead High-Speed Route 3 Pursuit: Police Two ski-masked men were arrested after their vehicle crash culminating a Route 3 pursuit Wednesday, Feb. 7, authorities said. A resident called police saying two men in ski masks were stealing from homes in the north end of Secaucus around 10:40 a.m., Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller said. While en route to the scene, officer Kasey Kelly could hear the roar of a vehicle’s engine from several blocks away, before he could even see the suspects’ 2005 black Honda Accord.   The suspect vehicle drove at excessive speeds with disregarded traffic  against the flow of traffic towa…
Dive Teams Recover Body From Hackensack River Dive Teams Recover Body From Hackensack River
Body Found In Hackensack River A man's body was recovered from the Hackensack River in Hudson County this weekend, authorities said. Dive teams and fire departments from across North Jersey responded to the Hackensack River along the eastern spur of the New Jersey Turnpike around 12:45 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. The male was found and pronounced dead just after 5:30 p.m. He has not yet been identified, and the New Jersey State Police Missing Persons Unit has been notified to assist with the identification. The Cause and Manner of Death are pending the findings of the …
Secaucus Cell Tower Picked Up On Harrison Dispatcher Uploading Child Porn: Police Secaucus Cell Tower Picked Up On Harrison Dispatcher Uploading Child Porn: Police
Secaucus Cell Tower Picked Up On Harrison Dispatcher Uploading Child Porn: Police A police dispatcher in Hudson County was arrested on child porn charges, authorities said. An investigation into Jason De. Lewis, 39, who is a dispatcher and for the Harrison Police Department, began in October 2023, Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller said. Secaucus police had gotten a tip that a file depicting child sexual abuse material was viewed/uploaded to an account that was logged into an IP address, which hit off of a cellular tower within Secaucus, Miller said.  The investigation spearheaded by Detective Kristen Bronowich revealed that Lewis owned the file, the chief sa…
8 Prostitution Arrests Made In Secaucus Sting: Police 8 Prostitution Arrests Made In Secaucus Sting: Police
8 Prostitution Arrests Made In Secaucus Sting: Police As part of an effort to combat vice-related crimes, eight  people were arrested in Secaucus on Friday, Nov. 17 as part of a prostitution sting, authorities said. At 6:55 p.m., police arrested Johanny Ledesma, a 45-year-old resident of the Bronx for engaging in prostitution, Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller said. Less than an hour later, Simone Deoliveiraavila, a 36-year-old Newark was arrested for engaging and promoting prostitution, Miller said. At 8:41 p.m., police arrested Estefanie Martinez, a 31-year-old Paterson resident, Bladmir Encarcioncruz, a 26-year-old Paterson resi…
Feds Help Dismantle Jersey City, North Bergen, WNY Fentanyl, Meth Ring: Police Feds Help Dismantle Jersey City, North Bergen, WNY Fentanyl, Meth Ring: Police
Feds Help Dismantle Jersey City, North Bergen, WNY Fentanyl, Meth Ring: Police An investigation by multiple North Jersey police departments and the Department of Homeland Security led to the arrest of three men for running a meth and fentanyl ring on Wednesday, Sept. 20, authorities said. Nilo Ibarra, a 38-year-old Jersey City resident, Ramon Lopez Arias, a 32-year-old West New York resident and Alexander Sanchez-Castillo, a  37-year-old North Bergen resident were arrested following an operation conducted by the Secaucus Police Department, the Jersey City Police Department Street Crimes Unit and the North Bergen Police Department, Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Mill…
FBI Assists In Arrest Of Catalytic Converter Thief Who Led 100 MPH Pursuit: Secaucus PD FBI Assists In Arrest Of Catalytic Converter Thief Who Led 100 MPH Pursuit: Secaucus PD
FBI Assists In Arrest Of Catalytic Converter Thief Who Led 100 MPH Pursuit: Secaucus PD A 24-year-old man wanted for catalytic converter thefts was arrested with help from the FBI in Hudson County, authorities said. Randy Severino of Bayonne became the center of an investigation last June, when police in Garfield notified surrounding jurisdictions of a white Honda Civic, involved in catalytic converter thefts, Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller said. Secaucus Police Officer Jason Mitchell spotted the vehicle on Route 3 East traveling at speeds over 100 mile per hour, Miller said. The vehicle, which had been stolen out of Newark, failed to stop for police and a vehicle pursuit…
Driving Instructor Gropes Teen Girl During Lesson In Secaucus: Police Driving Instructor Gropes Teen Girl During Lesson In Secaucus: Police
Driving Instructor Gropes Teen Girl During Lesson In Secaucus: Police A 68-year-old North Bergen driving instructor groped a 17-year-old girl during  a lesson in Secaucus on Saturday, June 17, authorities said. Roberto Ormeno was charged with criminal sexual contact and endangering the welfare of a child, Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller said.  He was taken into custody at police headquarters on Wednesday, June 21, and was released with a summons. No further details were provided.
Driver Plunges Car Into River, Tries Swimming Across In Hours-Long North Jersey Standoff Driver Plunges Car Into River, Tries Swimming Across In Hours-Long North Jersey Standoff
Driver Plunges Car Into River, Tries Swimming Across In Hours-Long North Jersey Standoff A driver being pursued by police drove through a park and ultimately landed in the Hackensack River, where he used a wrench to break out of his own window and stand in the water in an attempt to swim away on Tuesday, April 4, authorities said. Things began unfolding around 11:45 a.m. on Paterson Plank Road, where Secaucus police saw a man later identified as Michael A. Zummo, 51, of Toms River, having been involved in a crash, Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller said. The officers tried to stop him but "due to the way he was driving prior to that accident and prior to the officers trying to…
'SOS' Button Ripped From Stolen BMW; Occupants Busted With Heroin In Secaucus: Police 'SOS' Button Ripped From Stolen BMW; Occupants Busted With Heroin In Secaucus: Police
'SOS' Button Ripped From Stolen BMW; Occupants Busted With Heroin In Secaucus: Police A trio in stolen BMW with heavy tints and the "SOS" button ripped from the ceiling had outstanding warrants and heroin, authorities said. Officers in the Secaucus Police Department's Anti-Crime Unit were patrolling near the Rodeway Inn Motel on Route 3, around 9:05 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, when they noticed a 2021 BMW 540i pull into the parking lot, Police Chief Dennis Miller said. Verly Antenor, 21, of Roselle Park, was behind the wheel, police said. He got out of the car and went into the motel for a few minutes, and then left with Arthur Garlick and Laura Probst, Miller said. The tr…
Couple Found With Meth, Rifle During Route 3 Traffic Stop: Police Couple Found With Meth, Rifle During Route 3 Traffic Stop: Police
Couple Found With Meth, Rifle During Route 3 Traffic Stop: Police A routine traffic stop of a Chevrolet sedan led to drug and weapons offenses for a New York couple in Hudson County, authorities said. Police spotted the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze driving on the white, dotted lane marker along Route 3 east for a significant distance around 4:55 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21 in Secaucus, Police Chief Dennis Miller said. Officers stopped the car and conducted a consensual search of the vehicle the Joshua Hakes, 39, and Diane Dziaba, 44, were riding in, Miller said. That's when they found a large quantity of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a Remington Game …
Armed Robbers Held Victims Captive In Secaucus Hotel Bathroom: Police Armed Robbers Held Victims Captive In Secaucus Hotel Bathroom: Police
Armed Robbers Held Victims Captive In Secaucus Hotel Bathroom: Police Two men were arrested while one remains at large following an armed captivity and robbery of three victims in a Secaucus hotel room last month, authorities said. Nyshiem O. Inmon met with the three victims in their hotel room at the Aloft hotel on Harmon Meadow Boulevard, around 3 a.m. on Jan. 26, before Lyemel Summerville and another suspect barged in with handguns, Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller said. Three of the victims were held against their will in the bathroom of the hotel room, and when one of the victims refused to go in, Inmom stabbed him in his leg, Miller said. Inmon and …
Hit-Run Crash Left Jersey City Pedestrian Critical In Secaucus: Prosecutor Hit-Run Crash Left Jersey City Pedestrian Critical In Secaucus: Prosecutor
Hit-Run Crash Left Jersey City Pedestrian Critical In Secaucus: Prosecutor The Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and Secaucus police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that critically injured a pedestrian on Thursday, Jan. 26, authorities said. At approximately 6:40 a.m., Secaucus police were notified of a pedestrian struck near Paul Amico Way and County Road.  A Secaucus police lieutenant was in the direct area of the crash and immediately rendered aid to the female pedestrian, according to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez. The striking vehicle did not remain at the scene, she said.  The victim — a 49-year…
Upstairs Neighbor Killed In Secaucus Apartment Fire (UPDATE) Upstairs Neighbor Killed In Secaucus Apartment Fire (UPDATE)
Upstairs Neighbor Killed In Secaucus Apartment Fire (Update) A 72-year-old man died in a Secaucus fire late Sunday, Jan. 15, authorities said. John Meisenburg was found inside of a third floor unit after a fire broke out in a second floor unit at caround 11:50 p.m., Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. Meisenburg was taken to Hudson Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 2:52 a.m., Monday, Jan. 16. A preliminary investigation by the Hudson County Regional Arson Task Force found that while the fire originated in a second floor unit, Meisenburg's third floor unit suffered heavy smoke damage. The fire does not appear to be suspi…
Heroin, Handgun, Hollow Point Bullets Seized From Hackensack Man: Secaucus PD Heroin, Handgun, Hollow Point Bullets Seized From Hackensack Man: Secaucus PD
Heroin, Handgun, Hollow Point Bullets Seized From Hackensack Man: Secaucus PD A Hackensack man sits in the Bergen County jail after police said they found ounces of drugs and a stash of illegal handguns during a raid at his home.  Hassan Coleman, 36, was arrested at his house early on Friday, Dec. 23 and booked on multiple drug-trafficking and weapons charges, Secaucus police said in a statement.  Authorities received a warrant to search the home following a two-and-a-half-month investigation by officers in Secaucus and Hackensack. During the search, detectives claimed they found cocaine, heroin, "over fifty pills" of Oxycodone, a .38 caliber handgun with …
Secaucus Man Shared Child Porn Video: Police Secaucus Man Shared Child Porn Video: Police
Secaucus Man Shared Child Porn Video: Police A Hudson County man has been arrested on accusations he disseminated a video depicting children engaging in sex acts, authorities said. Douglas Curdgele, 27, of Secaucus, both viewed and shared the video, Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller said. He was arrested on Friday, Dec. 2 at his home, Miller said. “The Secaucus Police Department will take part in any initiative that will protect children from being victimized,” Chief Dennis Miller said. The Secaucus Police Department will work tirelessly with our County and State law enforcement counterparts to hunt child predators and bring them …
NJ Go-Go Bar Workers Busted For Prostitution, Selling Coke To Guests — AGAIN: Police NJ Go-Go Bar Workers Busted For Prostitution, Selling Coke To Guests — AGAIN: Police
NJ Go-Go Bar Workers Busted For Prostitution, Selling Coke To Guests — Again: Police An undercover bust led to even more prostitution and drug arrests at a popular North Jersey go-go bar nearly a year after a similar investigation, authorities announced. Undercover police officers were offered sexual favors in exchange for money at AJ's Go-Go Bar in on Secaucus Road in Secaucus, Police Chief Dennis Miller said in announcing the latest bust. Yuri Duran, 34, of Newark; Lara Murad, 44, of Jersey City; and Isabella Molina-Morales, 30, of Elizabeth; were all charged with engaging in prostitution. Murad was also found with cocaine, and was charged with a drug offense. Duran was a…
Bayonne Police Captain Dies In Line Of Duty Bayonne Police Captain Dies In Line Of Duty
Bayonne Police Captain Dies In Line Of Duty Police in Bayonne are mourning the loss of one of their one. Capt. Paul Jamolawicz died in the line of duty, according to city officials. A cause of death was not announced. The members of the Secaucus Police Department send deepest condolences to our brothers and sisters of the Bayonne Police Department while they mourn the loss of Captain Paul Jamolawicz. Posted by Secaucus Police Department on Saturday, November 12, 2022 Jamolawicz began his career in 1985, a year before now-Mayor Jimmy Davis joined the force. He worked as a patrolman, detective bureau, narcotics unit and internal a…
Prostitution Bust Nets Seven Arrests At Hotels In This Hudson County Town Prostitution Bust Nets Seven Arrests At Hotels In This Hudson County Town
Prostitution Bust Nets Seven Arrests At Hotels In This Hudson County Town Several prostitution-related arrests were made in one day as part of a continuous effort to combat violent crimes in one Hudson County town. "We are specifically targeting prostitution because of the additional crime it brings to our hotel," said Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller citing drug-dealing, robberies and sexual assaults. "The day before the Anti-Crime Unit conducted this operation, a prostitute was robbed at knifepoint. The Secaucus Police Department will continue these efforts to ensure the safety of the transient community who stay at our hotels." The arrests were made on T…
Las Vegas Performer Revamps Secaucus Library Las Vegas Performer Revamps Secaucus Library
Las Vegas Performer Revamps Secaucus Library Have you noticed an incredible breakthrough in the events, entertainment, and overall community spirit at the Secaucus Public Library? With experience performing in NYC clubs, working as a voice-over artist, and even progressing all the way to Las Vegas, Jeffrey Machno has seemingly done it all — and now, he’s using his charm, individuality, and charisma to give the library the one-of-a-kind boost it needs to reach its true potential. A lifelong Secaucus resident, Machno, 42, attended Immaculate Conception grammar school and Hudson Catholic High School, he tells DailyVoice.com. But what spa…
Massachusetts Man Exposes Himself To NJ Hotel Worker: Police Massachusetts Man Exposes Himself To NJ Hotel Worker: Police
Massachusetts Man Exposes Himself To NJ Hotel Worker: Police Police in New Jersey arrested a 38-year-old Massachusetts man after a hotel worker accused him of exposing his genitals and "performing a lewd act," authorities said.  Daniel Cater, of Brockton, sneaked into the employee's area of a Candlewood Suites hotel at 279 Secaucus Road on Oct. 17 just after 6:30 a.m. and performed the stunt, Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller said.  Police arrested him without incident and charged him with lewdness, Miller said. 
Duo In Stolen BMW Tried Burglarizing Cars In Secaucus: Police Duo In Stolen BMW Tried Burglarizing Cars In Secaucus: Police
Duo In Stolen BMW Tried Burglarizing Cars In Secaucus: Police A pair of men have been arrested on multiple charges for trying to break into a BMW while driving another stolen BMW, authorities said. On Thursday, Sept. 22, at 6:01 p.m., a Secaucus resident called the Secaucus Police Department and reported that an individual attempted to burglarize his BMW X5 parked on Humboldt Street and Centre Avenue. The individual did not make entry into the vehicle but fled the area in a BMW 750 that was waiting in the area with several other suspects inside, according to Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller. During the investigation, the BMW 750 was discovere…
Arrests Made In Route 3 Gas Station Gunpoint Robbery Arrests Made In Route 3 Gas Station Gunpoint Robbery
Arrests Made In Route 3 Gas Station Gunpoint Robbery Two men have been arrested in connection with a robbery on July  10, at a Secaucus gas, authorities announced on Monday, Sept. 19.  Taquan Andrews, 20, of Newark, NJ and Ramir Skipwith, 24, of Elizabeth, NJ were arrested in connection with a robbery at the Exxon Gas Station located at 209 Route 3 East at 6:35 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller tells Daily Voice.  Secaucus Police Department Anti-Crime Unit filed the following charges against the two men Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Theft, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, a Handgun, Possess…