Authorities Seize Man Who Woman Said Sexually Assaulted Her After Pickup Near Journal Square Authorities Seize Man Who Woman Said Sexually Assaulted Her After Pickup Near Journal Square
Authorities Seize Man Who Woman Said Sexually Assaulted Her After Pickup Near Journal Square UPDATE: A stranger who a 22-year-old woman said sexually assaulted her after she got into his car near Jersey City's Journal Square early this month was identified and then arrested on Monday, authorities announced. The woman told police she voluntarily got into a white vehicle after the stranger approached her around 7 a.m. Sunday, June 2, Daily Voice originally reported on June 6. The driver then headed to the area of Eighth and dead-ended Division Street by the Roberto Clemente Sports Complex in the shadow of the New Jersey Turnpike overpass, she said. It was there, the woman told polic…
Man Lured, Sexually Assaulted 22-Year-Old In Car In Jersey City, Prosecutor Says Man Lured, Sexually Assaulted 22-Year-Old In Car In Jersey City, Prosecutor Says
Man Lured, Sexually Assaulted 22-Year-Old In Car In Jersey City, Prosecutor Says A 30-year-old man has been arrested after authorities say he lured a 22-year-old into his car and then sexually assaulted her. Marc Toledo, of Jersey City, approached the victim in a white vehicle in Journal Square early Sunday, June 2, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. He drove the victim a short distance to Division Street and Eighth Street at approximately 7 a.m. The victim reported she was sexually assaulted in the vehicle, Suarez said. On Monday, June 17, members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Toledo, who was charged with aggrava…
NY Judge Sees No Remorse, Sentences Bergen 'Bling Bishop' To 9 Years For Swindling Followers NY Judge Sees No Remorse, Sentences Bergen 'Bling Bishop' To 9 Years For Swindling Followers
NY Judge Sees No Remorse, Sentences Bergen 'Bling Bishop' To 9 Years For Swindling Followers 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A convicted con man from Bergen County known as the "Bling Bishop" used the opportunity he was given to speak before being sent to federal prison for nine years to annoy the judge on Monday. Lamor Whitehead of Paramus must serve a mandatory 7½ years following his conviction by a jury in lower Manhattan in March for swindling the life savings from a parishioners mother, among other crimes. One by one, some of those who were financially destroyed spoke to Manhattan Federal Court Judge Lorna Schofield during the June 17 sentencing hearing. Then it was Whitehead's turn. Bishop …
Rochelle Park House Fire Quickly Knocked Rochelle Park House Fire Quickly Knocked
Rochelle Park House Fire Quickly Knocked Firefighters made quick work of a Rochelle Park house blaze. The fire broke out on the second floor of Parkway home off Rochelle Avenue shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday, June 16. Firefighters contained it there, knocking down the main body barely 20 minutes before they began. The fire was declared under control around 8:40 p.m.  Damien Danis for DAILY VOICE No injuries were reported. Fire officials are investigating the cause. Mutual aid was provided at the scene and in coverage by firefighters from Elmwood Park, Hackensack, Lodi, Maywood, Paramus and Saddle Brook. Damien Danis for …
Unlicensed Motorist, 81, Drove With Flat On Route 287 Median: Franklin Lakes PD Unlicensed Motorist, 81, Drove With Flat On Route 287 Median: Franklin Lakes PD
Unlicensed Motorist, 81, Drove With Flat On Route 287 Median: Franklin Lakes PD An unlicensed 81-year-old out-of-state motorist drove an unregistered sedan on the grass median of Route 287 before she was stopped by police, authorities said. Franklin Lakes officers responding to a call found the Rhode Island woman driving at a slow speed in the right lane of southbound Route 287 just before 9:30 p.m. Sunday, June 16, Capt. Robert Grassi said. They stopped her near milepost 58, the captain said. The driver told police she'd gotten lost and then got a flat, he said. A computer check found that she has a suspended license and that the car's registration had expired.…
Jersey City Charter School Teacher Had Sexual Conduct With Student, Prosecutor Says Jersey City Charter School Teacher Had Sexual Conduct With Student, Prosecutor Says
Jersey City Charter School Teacher Had Sexual Conduct With Student, Prosecutor Says A 67-year-old Jersey City charter school teacher was charged with having sexual conduct with a student, authorities said. Steven Gordon was released after being processed following alleged "Inappropriate contact" at the University Academy Charter High School on West Side Avenue in Jersey City during school hours on May 29, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. Gordon was charged with fourth-degree criminal sexual contact, as well as child endangerment, Suarez said in announcing the arrest on Monday, June 17.  He immediately resigned from his job at the 9-12 public charter …
Former Notorious NJ Political Boss George Norcross Indicted For Racketeering Former Notorious NJ Political Boss George Norcross Indicted For Racketeering
Former Notorious NJ Political Boss George Norcross Indicted For Racketeering Former New Jersey Democratic kingmaker George E. Norcross III ran a criminal enterprise for nearly a dozen years during which he used his power and influence over elected officials to make laws that best served him, among other offenses, says a state indictment that charges him with racketeering. The poster boy of New Jersey political bosses, Norcross attended a news conference held on Monday, June 17 by state Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin in Trenton -- uninvited -- to announce the indictment naming him and five co-defendants. When one of the attorney general's sta…
UPDATE: Video Shows NJ Man Tapping On Car Window, Then Stabbing Woman At CNBC HQ: Police UPDATE: Video Shows NJ Man Tapping On Car Window, Then Stabbing Woman At CNBC HQ: Police
Update: Video Shows NJ Man Tapping On Car Window, Then Stabbing Woman At CNBC HQ: Police UPDATE: Surveillance cameras at CNBC corporate headquarters in Bergen County captured images of a Middlesex County man stabbing a woman in the parking lot, authorities said. The 30-year-old victim was leaving the Sylvan Avenue (Route 9W) facility shortly after 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 14, when Harshkuma H. Patel, 29, of Piscataway, approached her in the parking lot, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. The accused assailant, who 'd previously been seen hanging around the area, tapped on the woman's car window in the CNBC parking lot, sources said. The victim, who didn't know Patel, op…
Ejection, House Struck In Horrific Maywood Crash Ejection, House Struck In Horrific Maywood Crash
Ejection, House Struck In Horrific Maywood Crash An occupant was ejected when one SUV hit a house and another a utility pole in a fierce collision in Maywood, authorities said. One of the vehicles was knocked onto its side in the crash at the corner of East Passaic and Elm streets around 11:30 p.m. Sunday, June 16. Two Teaneck men -- 28 and 20 years old -- were in one vehicle, responders said. A 25-year-old Bogota woman was driving the other, they said. All three were taken to Hackensack University Medical Center. Maywood firefighters and police responded, along with Rochelle Park police, who assisted, and the Bergen County Prosecu…
Newly Minted Millionaire! Lotto Ticket Sold In Bergen County Wins $1 Mil Newly Minted Millionaire! Lotto Ticket Sold In Bergen County Wins $1 Mil
Newly Minted Millionaire! Lotto Ticket Sold In Bergen County Wins $1 Mil It was a fantastic Friday for a Mega Millions player in Bergen County. Their ticket matched all five numbers in the Mega Millions drawing held on Friday, June 14, winning $1 million. They were the only player in the country to win the big prize. The ticket was sold at 7-Eleven in New Milford. The winning numbers were 1, 25, 26, 31, 65 and the gold Megaball was 2.
One Found Dead, Another Unconscious In Car On Union City Street: Responders One Found Dead, Another Unconscious In Car On Union City Street: Responders
One Found Dead, Another Unconscious In Car On Union City Street: Responders One person was found dead and another unconscious in a car on a Union City street Sunday night, responders said. Initial details were scarce other than that both were found in a vehicle at a lot between two residences that's used for private parking on 13th Street between Bergenline and New York Avenues shortly before 6:30 p.m. June 16. One of them was pronounced dead at the scene, responders said. The other was hospitalized, they said. It wasn't immediately certain whether or not drugs were involved, responders said. Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez was expected to address the situ…
Jet Skier Injured On Hudson Jet Skier Injured On Hudson
Jet Skier Injured On Hudson A jet skier required medical attention following a weekend accident on the Hudson River. The victim was brought to shore at Bloomers Beach near the northern boat basin near Henry Hudson Drive in Palisades Interstate Park in Englewood Cliffs around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 16, responders said. The NYPD Harbor Unit joined Palisades Interstate Parkway Police at the scene. There was no immediate word on the victim's condition. CHECK BACK FOR MORE DETAILS