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Drunk Woman Dunked Boy Underwater, Groped Father At Jersey Shore Motel Pool: Police Drunk Woman Dunked Boy Underwater, Groped Father At Jersey Shore Motel Pool: Police
Drunk Woman Dunked Boy Underwater, Groped Father At Jersey Shore Motel Pool: Police A Philadelphia woman was accused of dunking a boy underwater in a pool and groping his father at a Cape May County motel, authorities said. Fallan Turner, 43, was arrested on Monday, June 17, the Wildwood Crest Police Department said in a news release. Officers responded to a report of a fight at a motel on the 6200 block of Ocean Avenue at around 2:29 p.m. Investigators said Turner was "highly intoxicated" when she grabbed an unrelated 10-year-old boy, swung him around in the pool, and dunked him underwater. When the boy's father tried to stop her, she jumped on his back and inap…
Eight Women, Girls Arrested For Large Fight, Assaulting Atlantic City Officers: Police Eight Women, Girls Arrested For Large Fight, Assaulting Atlantic City Officers: Police
Eight Women, Girls Arrested For Large Fight, Assaulting Atlantic City Officers: Police Four women and four girls were arrested after a large fight in Atlantic City, authorities said. Atlantic City police responded to a large group fighting outside on the 400 block of North Delaware Avenue at around 8:20 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, the department said in a news release on Monday, June 10. The group was a mix of adults and children, mostly females. Officers arrested three females during the fight. Investigators identified five additional females who police claim assaulted officers and interfered with arrests. The other five females were charged and arrested "at various loc…
Wild Street Brawl Sends Jersey Shore Repeat Offender, Officers To Hospital Wild Street Brawl Sends Jersey Shore Repeat Offender, Officers To Hospital
Wild Street Brawl Sends Jersey Shore Repeat Offender, Officers To Hospital 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, whose violent reaction sent two officers – and himself – to the hospital, they said. Fischetta had been freed after police in Berkeley Township said he attacked an elderly man while not wearing any clothes last fall, records show. This time, his girlfriend told police in Hasbrouck Heights (Bergen County) that Fischetta sudd…
Man With Gun Tried To Steal Mother's Car With Child In Backseat In Atlantic City: Police Man With Gun Tried To Steal Mother's Car With Child In Backseat In Atlantic City: Police
Man With Gun Tried To Steal Mother's Car With Child In Backseat In Atlantic City: Police An Atlantic City man was accused of trying to steal a mother's car while she was inside it with her child, authorities said. Tuwan Gainer, 31, was arrested on Saturday, May 25, the Atlantic City Police Department said in a news release. The woman stopped an officer to report the attempted carjacking at around 1:10 a.m. Investigators said Gainer approached her car with a gun near the intersection of Bellevue and Pacific avenues. The woman's child was in the backseat. Officers saw Gainer near the intersection of Florida and Pacific avenues. He ran away but police eventually ca…
Man Intentionally Set Fires At Hazlet Property Since December: Police Man Intentionally Set Fires At Hazlet Property Since December: Police
Albert Caporaso Arrested A Monmouth County man was accused of intentionally setting fires on the same property over the past five months, authorities said. Albert Caporaso, 49, of Hazlet, was arrested on early in the morning on Friday, Apr. 26, the Hazlet Township Police Department said in a Facebook post. He was facing charges for several arsons since Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023. A Hazlet officer was watching the South Laurel Avenue home at around 11:56 p.m. on Thursday, Apr. 25, when a man matching the suspect's description from previous arsons walked onto the property. The man, later identified as Caporaso, entered a…
Five Men Arrested On Drug Charges As Atlantic City Police Target Areas Of Violence Five Men Arrested On Drug Charges As Atlantic City Police Target Areas Of Violence
Five Men Arrested On Drug Charges As Atlantic City Police Target Areas Of Violence Five men were arrested in Atlantic City during a police operation targeting areas of violence, authorities said. In a news release, Atlantic City police said detectives conducted surveillance in the first block of South Florida Avenue on Thursday, Apr. 18. Four men were arrested for having or selling drugs. Isaiah Brown, 19, of Atlantic City, was taken into custody after running away from police. Once he was arrested, he continued to be uncooperative and struggled with detectives. Because of statements Brown made to police, he was brought to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Cente…
Franklin Park Man Snuck Onto Impound Yard, Fled From Cops: Fairfield PD Franklin Park Man Snuck Onto Impound Yard, Fled From Cops: Fairfield PD
Franklin Park Man Snuck Onto Impound Yard, Fled From Cops: Fairfield PD A 25-year-old Franklin Park resident was arrested broke into a tow yard in Fairfield trying to retrieve items from his car on Friday April 12, authorities said. At 1:30 p.m., police responded to Criger's Services on Lane Road on a report of two men who had arrived at the tow yard, which contains impounded vehicles, officers said in a release. The two men had arrived at the impound yard to retrieve personal belongings from a car that had been towed there, police said. When they were told they could not enter the facility, one of the men, Cleveland Franklin, entered through the locked gates i…
Atlantic City Teen Ditched Gun While Running Away From Cops: Police Atlantic City Teen Ditched Gun While Running Away From Cops: Police
Atlantic City Teen Ditched Gun While Running Away From Cops: Police An Atlantic City teen was arrested after he ran away from police while having a loaded gun, authorities said. Atlantic City police saw the 16-year-old boy near Virginia and Magellan avenues at around 3:27 p.m. on Tuesday, Apr. 9. Officers spotted him while conducting surveillance for a weapons investigation. As police approached the boy, he ran away and threw a satchel that he was carrying. He eventually surrendered and police found a loaded gun in the satchel. The teen was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, possession of hollow-po…
Two South Jersey Officers Injured, Man Charged With Attempted Murder Two South Jersey Officers Injured, Man Charged With Attempted Murder
Two South Jersey Officers Injured, Man Charged With Attempted Murder Two police officers in Atlantic County were injured, including one who was stabbed, while responding to a call, authorities said. Keith Kiminsky, 30, of Galloway, was arrested on Sunday, Apr. 7, the Galloway Township Police Department said in a news release. He was given several charges, including attempted murder, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and resisting arrest. Galloway police responded to a home on the 300 block of Cresson Avenue after several 911 hang-up calls. Body camera video released by the police department showed Kiminsky's mother answ…
Farmingdale Man Tried To Abduct Teen Girl, Groped Woman In Crime Spree: Prosecutors Farmingdale Man Tried To Abduct Teen Girl, Groped Woman In Crime Spree: Prosecutors
Farmingdale Man Tried To Abduct Teen Girl, Groped Woman In Crime Spree: Prosecutors A Monmouth County man was accused of trying to kidnap a teen girl and groping a woman in a Target parking lot as part of a two-county crime spree, authorities said. Quamel Benton, 35, of Farmingdale, was arrested on Friday, Mar. 22, Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer said in a news release. He was charged with attempted kidnapping, luring, endangering the welfare of a child, criminal sexual contact, two counts of eluding, resisting arrest, and obstruction. Lakewood police responded to a report of an attempted kidnapping near Forest Park Circle at around 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Ma…
Accused South Jersey Cockfighting Ringleader Ordered To Stay In Jail: Prosecutors Accused South Jersey Cockfighting Ringleader Ordered To Stay In Jail: Prosecutors
Accused South Jersey Cockfighting Ringleader Ordered To Stay In Jail: Prosecutors A South Jersey man accused of running an elaborate cockfighting ring at his home will stay in jail until his trial. A judge ordered 33-year-old Jose Madera of Egg Harbor City to remain detained pending trial on Tuesday, Mar. 19, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release. Madera was charged with several animal cruelty offenses, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, destruction of evidence, and resisting arrest. Galloway Township police uncovered the cockfighting operation at a home on the 300 block of South Bremen Avenue on Saturday, Mar. 9. Madera and 51 …
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…
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…
Fleeing Burglar Rescued From Pond In East Brunswick: Police Fleeing Burglar Rescued From Pond In East Brunswick: Police
Fleeing Burglar Rescued From Pond In East Brunswick: Police A fleeing burglary suspect jumped into a pond during a police chase and nearly drowned, authorities said. Police rescued and then arrested the suspect who was charged with breaking into four vehicles, East Brunswick police said. Altogether, three suspects were arrested for breaking into vehicles. On Wednesday, Feb. 21, at approximately 1:15 p.m., the East Brunswick Police Department was notified of suspects breaking into vehicles at the Neilson Plaza Parking Deck, 7 Tower Center Boulevard.  One of the suspects surrendered while another fled on foot northbound on Tower Center Boulevar…
SWAT Standoff: Wildwood Man Barricaded Himself In House With Family, Police Say SWAT Standoff: Wildwood Man Barricaded Himself In House With Family, Police Say
SWAT Standoff: Wildwood Man Barricaded Himself In House With Family, Police Say A Cape May County man was arrested after barricading himself in a house with his family and threatening police in an hours-long standoff, authorities said. Rakesh Patel, 47, of Wildwood, was charged with three counts of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, third-degree terroristic threats, third-degree resisting arrest, third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, fourth-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, and fourth-degree obstruction of justice. The Wildwood Police Department announced the charges in a news release on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Officers respon…
Drunk Driver Crashed Vehicle, Assaulted Atlantic City Officers: Police Drunk Driver Crashed Vehicle, Assaulted Atlantic City Officers: Police
Drunk Driver Crashed Vehicle, Assaulted Atlantic City Officers: Police An Atlantic City man was arrested after he crashed his vehicle while drunk and assaulted several police officers, authorities said. Dwahn Davis, 39, was charged with driving while intoxicated, hindering apprehension, three counts of aggravated assault on a police officer, resisting arrest, two counts of criminal mischief, and refusal to be fingerprinted. The Atlantic City Police Department announced his arrest in a news release on Tuesday, Feb. 13. An officer saw a vehicle speeding on Arctic Avenue at 12:47 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 12. The vehicle failed to stop at several red lights and drove …
Toms River Heroin Dealer Pleads Guilty Toms River Heroin Dealer Pleads Guilty
Toms River Heroin Dealer Pleads Guilty A Toms River man admitted to selling heroin throughout Ocean County, authorities said. Zachary Lockwood, 25, pleaded guilty on Monday, Feb. 12, to possession of one-half ounce or more of heroin with intent to distribute, being a certain person not to possess a weapon, and resisting arrest, Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer announced. He also pleaded guilty to an unrelated eluding charge from a second incident. Toms River police started investigating Lockwood in July 2023 as someone distributing heroin in Ocean County. Police were granted search warrants for his home a…
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…
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…
Somerset County 'Fugitive Of The Month' Went On 11-Day Burglary Spree: Prosecutor Somerset County 'Fugitive Of The Month' Went On 11-Day Burglary Spree: Prosecutor
Somerset County 'Fugitive Of The Month' Went On 11-Day Burglary Spree: Prosecutor Police are attempting to locate Somerset County’s "Fugitive of the Month" who was arrested back in September for an 11-day burglary spree. Brian Cicerelle, 53, is wanted for eight counts of burglary, three counts of intent to defraud, two counts of credit card theft, and resisting arrest following incidents that occurred in South Bound Brook on Tuesday, August 29 and Thursday, Sept. 7, the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Fugitive Unit said. Cicerelle was accused of burglarizing cars in the early-morning hours and refusing to comply with the arrest, Daily Voice reported. Cicerelle is 6 …
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…
Jersey Shore Burglar Found With Women's Clothing, Jewelry After Foot Chase: Cops Jersey Shore Burglar Found With Women's Clothing, Jewelry After Foot Chase: Cops
Jersey Shore Burglar Found With Women's Clothing, Jewelry After Foot Chase: Cops A 34-year-old Brick Township man was arrested and charged with breaking into an apartment and snatching jewelry and women's clothing on Tuesday, Nov. 14, police said Officers responded to the Kentwood Village Apartments after a resident saw a man later identified as Joshua Guarino in their apartment via security camera, Brick Township police said.  Officers found Guarino running from the apartment and ordered him to stop, police said. He refused and continued to run, but didn't get far — he was apprehended following a short foot chase on Route 70, police said.  Guarino had women'…
Five Arrests Made At Dueling Protests Over Israel-Hamas War (w/VIDEO) Five Arrests Made At Dueling Protests Over Israel-Hamas War (w/VIDEO)
Five Arrests Made At Dueling Protests Over Israel-Hamas War (w/Video) UPDATE: Dueling protests involving more than 600 demonstrators divided over the war between Israel and Hamas outside an Englewood City Council meeting led to the arrests of five of them – all of whom are from outside the city, authorities said. Englewood Police Chief Thomas Greeley had backup from several local police departments, as well as the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office, at the gathering on Tuesday night, Oct. 24, which ended without any major incidents after he convinced the council to cut its meeting short. Both sides were at odds over a resolution approved by the City Council earl…
Asbury Park Teen Charged With Attempted Murder After Foot Chase By Police: Prosecutor Asbury Park Teen Charged With Attempted Murder After Foot Chase By Police: Prosecutor
Asbury Park Teen Charged With Attempted Murder After Foot Chase By Police: Prosecutor An Asbury Park teenager has been arrested in connection with a shooting, authorities said. Nazzir Wallace, 18, was charged with first-degree attempted murder, eluding, resisting arrest, obstruction of justice and multiple weapons and drug offenses, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago At approximately 11 p.m. on Aug. 30, Asbury Park police responded to the 100 block of Memorial Drive for shots fired. Minutes later, authorities were told that a man with a gunshot wound had been admitted to a nearby hospital, Santiago said. An investigation inv…
Attempted Murder: Somerset County Man Indicted In Chase With Police Lieutenant Attempted Murder: Somerset County Man Indicted In Chase With Police Lieutenant
Attempted Murder: Somerset County Man Indicted In Chase With Police Lieutenant A Somerset County man has been indicted on charges for first-degree attempted murder and other offenses following a June police chase with a local lieutenant, authorities announced Thursday, Sept. 21. Brian A. Niziolek, 37, of Fairview Avenue in Somerville, was charged with first-degree attempted murder, second- and third-degree aggravated assault, second-degree eluding, second-degree burglary, resisting arrest, motor vehicle theft, and various weapons offenses following the police pursuit in Manville on Thursday, June 29, Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald said. Officers respondin…
Teenager Charged With Stealing Car In Ocean County: Prosecutor Teenager Charged With Stealing Car In Ocean County: Prosecutor
Teenager Charged With Stealing Car In Ocean County: Prosecutor A 17-year-old juvenile from Seaside Heights has been charged with stealing a vehicle in Jackson Township, authorities said. The boy was charged with Theft of Moveable Property, Eluding, Obstruction, and Resisting Arrest by Means of Flight, according to Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Jackson Township Police Chief Matthew Kunz. On Aug. 3, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Officers from the Jackson Township Police Department responded to the area of Imperial Place for a report of two stolen motor vehicles. At approximately 11 p.m., Jackson Township Police Offic…
14-Year-Old Boy Rams Paramus Police Vehicle With SUV Stolen From Jersey Shore 14-Year-Old Boy Rams Paramus Police Vehicle With SUV Stolen From Jersey Shore
14-Year-Old Boy Rams Paramus Police Vehicle With SUV Stolen From Jersey Shore A 14-year-old boy rammed a Paramus police vehicle with an SUV stolen from the Jersey Shore before he and two companions were captured, authorities said. Paramus Police Chief Robert Guidetti said the 2020 BMW X7 was reported stolen during a burglary more than 50 miles away in the affluent Monmouth County town of Marlboro. Officer Nicholas Perna and the driver spotted one another at the same moment shortly before 11:30 p.m. Monday, July 24, the chief said. At that point, the Newark juvenile hit the gas and headed right for the officer’s cruiser, he said. Perna quickly turned his wheel – an…
TEAMWORK: NY Teens Nabbed By Paramus, Wyckoff PDs After Fleeing Stolen Car Crash Off Route 208 TEAMWORK: NY Teens Nabbed By Paramus, Wyckoff PDs After Fleeing Stolen Car Crash Off Route 208
Teamwork: NY Teens Nabbed By Paramus, Wyckoff PDs After Fleeing Stolen Car Crash Off Route 208 A 16-year-old driver and three teenage companions were captured by police following an overnight stolen car pursuit Wednesday that began in Paramus and ended in a crash just up the road in Wyckoff. Paramus Police Officer Slavko Bajovic saw the driver pull a ski mask over his face as he drove a 2018 Hyundai Elantra west on Route 4 shortly after 1:30 a.m. June 21, Police Chief Robert Guidetti said. A check of the registration showed that the vehicle had been reported stolen out of Lodi the day before, he said. The driver “slowed down abruptly, almost coming to a stop, attempting to elude Off…
Bystander Saves Cop From 'Guillotine' Chokehold During Unruly NJ Mall Patron's Arrest Bystander Saves Cop From 'Guillotine' Chokehold During Unruly NJ Mall Patron's Arrest
Bystander Saves Cop From 'Guillotine' Chokehold During Unruly NJ Mall Patron's Arrest A bystander came to the aid of a South Jersey police officer who was put in a "guillotine" style chokehold by a disorderly mall patron he was trying to arrest over the weekend, authorities said. Michael Carberry was harassing shoppers at the Deptford Mall around 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 19, bringing police to the scene, Deptford Police Chief Joe Smith said. Patrol Officer Anthony Gatto arrived and found Carberry on the second level of the mall. Carberry was asked to leave the property multiple times but refused, police said. Carberry became confrontational over getting the boot from the …
TENSE MOMENT: Post Office Burglar Grabs NJ Officer's Gun: Police TENSE MOMENT: Post Office Burglar Grabs NJ Officer's Gun: Police
Tense Moment: Post Office Burglar Grabs NJ Officer's Gun: Police A burglar from Teaneck found by police moments after he broke into the Bogota post office tried grabbing an officer’s gun while resisting arrest, authorities said. Calvin Torres-Vaughan, 33, already had a plastic bin of mail in his car when Officers Lewis Duenãs and Michael Torres responded to a burglar alarm at the West Main Street post office shortly after midnight Saturday, April 8, Sgt. Geoffrey Cole said. They found a front window pried open and Torres-Vaughan inside, the sergeant said. Torres-Vaughan, who was carrying a flashlight and a crowbar, “resisted by kicking and punchin…
Patrol Car Struck As DWI Suspect Flees, Schools Locked Down In Central Jersey: Police Patrol Car Struck As DWI Suspect Flees, Schools Locked Down In Central Jersey: Police
Patrol Car Struck As DWI Suspect Flees, Schools Locked Down In Central Jersey: Police A patrol car was struck by an alleged drunken driver who the officer was trying to stop in Central Jersey, authorities said. At 2:26 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, East Brunswick Police Officer Ryan Welch was patrolling Highway 18 southbound near Tices Lane when he saw a white Honda with "fictitious license plates," police said. A motor vehicle stop was initiated, but the suspect vehicle attempted to flee from the officer. Believing the vehicle might be stolen, Welch pursued the suspect onto Cranbury Road. The driver stopped the vehicle, placed it in reverse, and struck We…