Bodycam Footage Shows Teen's Arrest After Route 3 Pursuit On Stolen Motorcycle Bodycam Footage Shows Teen's Arrest After Route 3 Pursuit On Stolen Motorcycle
Bodycam Footage Shows Teen's Arrest After Route 3 Pursuit On Stolen Motorcycle "What the hell's the matter with you?" was among the first questions a Lyndhurst officer had for an 18-year-old man who had been eluding him on a stolen motorcycle. The arrest was captured on body-worn camera footage, obtained via the Open Public Records Act and released by Drive Thru Tours on YouTube. The 22-minute video shows Lyndhurst Officer Michael LeStrange questioning then arresting Rozario Ymeraj, who racked up 21 summonses and faced criminal charges after a broad-daylight pursuit on Thursday, May 23, as reported by Daily Voice. The teen was operating the bike withou…
Mugshot Released, Attempted Murder Charge For 79-Year-Old Man In NJ SWAT Standoff Mugshot Released, Attempted Murder Charge For 79-Year-Old Man In NJ SWAT Standoff
Mugshot Released, Attempted Murder Charge For 79-Year-Old Man In NJ SWAT Standoff Charges have been filed against a 79-year-old Union County man who was arrested after a SWAT standoff early Wednesday, July 2. Kenneth Kutyla, of Clark, has been charged with first-degree attempted murder, second-degree aggravated assault, aggravated assault with a firearm, and possession of a firearm for unlawful purpose, local police said. At 12:31 a.m., officers responded to 9 Stanton St. on a report of shots fired, Clark police said in a release. An investigation found Kutyla had barricaded himself with a weapon inside, police said. Union County Special Weapons and Tactics responded to…
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…
Horse Farm Stabbing Suspect Wanted For Attempted Murder Out Of Warren County, Police Say Horse Farm Stabbing Suspect Wanted For Attempted Murder Out Of Warren County, Police Say
Horse Farm Stabbing Suspect Wanted For Attempted Murder Out Of Warren County, Police Say Police in Blairstown are looking for a man wanted for a stabbing on Tuesday, June 2, authorities said. The suspect stabbed another man on Meadow Cliff Lane on a horse farm in Hardwick Township, Blairstown police said.  The man is Hispanic, 5'1" and was last seen wearing a black t-shirt with a dragon on it and blue jeans, police said. He is believed to still be on foot in the area of the farm in Hardwick Township, police said. If seen, call 911, police said.
Off-Duty Verona Officer Saves Teen Struck By Boat Propeller On Greenwood Lake Off-Duty Verona Officer Saves Teen Struck By Boat Propeller On Greenwood Lake
Off-Duty Verona Officer Saves Teen Struck By Boat Propeller On Greenwood Lake An off-duty police officer came to the aid of an 18-year-old man who was struck by a boat propeller on Greenwood Lake last month. Vernon Cpl. Steve Rovetto was on the lake in West Milford when he saw that the man had been struck around 6 p.m. June 20, and called 9-1-1, West Milford Police Capt. Parrello said. Rovetto went over to the victim, improvised a tourniquet out of rope, and then accompanied him by boat to the South Shore Marina. At the marina, they were met by West Milford Sgt. Bregman who applied a tourniquet and requested a medical helicopter due to the seriousness of the injury.…
Sparta Man Raked In Millions In Bogus PPP Loans, Feds Say Sparta Man Raked In Millions In Bogus PPP Loans, Feds Say
Sparta Man Raked In Millions In Bogus PPP Loans, Feds Say A 44-year-old Sparta man was indicted on fraudulently obtaining millions of dollars in Paycheck Protection Program funds during the COVID-19 pandemic, authorities said. From April 2020 through November 2022, Nikenson Jean Mathurin participated in a scheme to defraud the Small Business Administration to obtain COVD-19 emergency relief money by submitting several fraudulent PPP applications on behalf of fake businesses, U.S. Attorney Philip Sellinger said. Mathurin’s fraudulent applications included false information concerning monthly payroll, gross revenue, and number of employees, and fake…
NJ Mom Killed By Falling Tree While Camping With Family In Furious Upstate NY Storm NJ Mom Killed By Falling Tree While Camping With Family In Furious Upstate NY Storm
NJ Mom Killed By Falling Tree While Camping With Family In Furious Upstate NY Storm A New Jersey woman was killed in upstate New York over the weekend when a tree fell on her camper during fierce thunderstorms that ripped through the region, authorities said. At about 10:50 a.m. the Delaware County 911 Center received multiple reports of trees down on campers at multiple locations with an individual trapped at the Russell Brook Campground in the Town of Colchester. Carol E. Luistro was inside of her camper when it was struck by a fallen tree, pinning her underneath it, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene, Colchester police said. Her age was not released. Pho…
Rockaway Woman Busted For DWI Following Crash: Denville PD Rockaway Woman Busted For DWI Following Crash: Denville PD
Rockaway Woman Busted For DWI Following Crash: Denville PD A Rockaway resident was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle crash in Morris County on the early morning of Tuesday, July 2, authorities said. At 3:32 a.m., officers responded to Franklin Road and Franklin Avenue on a report of a crash, Denville police said in a release. Police determined the driver, Dana Ojedis-Maclo was intoxicated, officers said. She was arrested and transported to Denville police headquarters for processing. She was released pending a court appearance, police said.
PA Motorcyclist Killed Hitting One Car, Run Over By Another On Route 78 (UPDATE) PA Motorcyclist Killed Hitting One Car, Run Over By Another On Route 78 (UPDATE)
PA Motorcyclist Killed Hitting One Car, Run Over By Another On Route 78 (Update) A 45-year-old Easton, PA man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Route 78 in New Jersey on Tuesday, July 2, authorities said. At 10:04 p.m., a BMW motorcycle traveling eastbound on Route 78 in Greenwich Township struck the back of a 2017 Toyota Camry, Charles Marchan, a spokesman for the New Jersey State Police said. As a result of the crash, the motorcyclist, whose name has not been released, was ejected and was subsequently struck by a 2020 Toyota Camry, killing him, Marchan said.  The driver of the 2017 Toyota Camry sustained minor injuries, Marchan said.  The crash remains u…
NJ Town's Police Chief Refuses To Leave Residents Behind In Assuming Statewide Leadership Role NJ Town's Police Chief Refuses To Leave Residents Behind In Assuming Statewide Leadership Role
NJ Town's Police Chief Refuses To Leave Residents Behind In Assuming Statewide Leadership Role John Russo never intended on becoming a police chief. He was going for an FBI agent, but while growing up in Rutherford and meeting his friends' parents and coaches who were police officers, he decided to switch gears. Twenty-six years into his law enforcement career, and 11 years in his role as Rutherford Police Chief, Russo has been sworn in to a one-year term as the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police's 109th president. The ceremony happened during the association's 112th annual training Training Conference & Police/Security Expo in Atlantic City last month. …
NJ State Trooper Tried To Pay Girl For Sex, Asked For Sexual Pictures: Prosecutors NJ State Trooper Tried To Pay Girl For Sex, Asked For Sexual Pictures: Prosecutors
NJ State Trooper Tried To Pay Girl For Sex, Asked For Sexual Pictures: Prosecutors A state trooper was accused of trying to pay for sex from someone he believed was a teen girl and asking for sexual pictures, authorities said. Shane Dempsey, 31, of Brick Township, was arrested in Ewing on Monday, July 1, Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond Santiago said in a news release. Investigators said Dempsey contacted an undercover detective on the social media app Whisper earlier in 2024.  Prosecutors said Dempsey asked for "sexually explicit images" from the detective, who he thought was a 14-year-old girl. He also said he would pay money for a sex act fro…
NJ Cop Charged In Hit-Run Crash That Left Teen Bicyclist Critical, Prosecutor Says NJ Cop Charged In Hit-Run Crash That Left Teen Bicyclist Critical, Prosecutor Says
NJ Cop Charged In Hit-Run Crash That Left Teen Bicyclist Critical, Prosecutor Says A New Jersey police officer who has been on the force for just under a decade has been charged in a hit-and-run crash that critically injured an 18-year-old bicyclist last month, authorities said. Christopher Bucceroni, 28, a Gloucester Township police officer from West Deptford, was off-duty and driving his personally-owned vehicle, a 2020 Toyota RAV4, when he struck the 18-year-old bicyclist around 2:30 a.m. June 20, on Erial Road and Blackwood-Clementon Road, Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay said alongside Bucceroni's chief, David Harkins. Bucceroni, a nine-…