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Category Archives: Weapons Offenses

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Paterson Police Arrest Elmwood Park Man on Illegal Handgun Possession Charges

Posted in Weapons Offenses
Paterson NJ police recently arrested an Elmwood Park man who reportedly threw a gun while being pursued by law enforcement officers. The suspect is a 20-year-old resident of Elmwood Park, New Jersey. According to officials, two Paterson patrol officers observed the suspect commit a traffic offense by failing to use his turn signal as he… Continue Reading

Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Brought Firearm to Franklin Lakes Job

Posted in Weapons Offenses
Franklin Lakes law enforcement recently arrested a North Bergen NJ man accused of bringing a handgun into the workplace. The suspect is a 45-year-old man from North Bergen, New Jersey. He is employed by Daman Associates Inc., an insurance agency located on High Mountain Road in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. According to law enforcement officials,… Continue Reading

Two Suspects Charged with Illegal Handgun Possession in Fort Lee, New Jersey

Posted in Weapons Offenses
Police officers arrested two men accused of driving on the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee while illegally carrying a loaded firearm. Port Authority police officers stopped the suspects’ vehicle, a 2016 Dodge Charger, as it drove through an EZ-Pass only lane at the George Washington Bridge toll plaza at approximately 6:00 a.m. According to… Continue Reading

Hackensack Police Allegedly Find NY Men with Cocaine, Handgun in Motor Vehicle

Posted in Drug Crimes, Weapons Offenses
Bergen County authorities recently arrested two New York men who were allegedly driving through Hackensack NJ with cocaine in their motor vehicle. According to law enforcement, Hackensack NJ cops pulled over the suspects’ vehicle during a traffic stop. The Hackensack NJ police officers reportedly spotted an automatic weapon in plain sight and alerted the Bergen… Continue Reading

Lodi NJ Police Search for NY Man Who Allegedly Used Meat Cleaver to Assault Restaurant Employees

Posted in Assault Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Lodi New Jersey police are asking for the public’s help as they investigate a violent assault involving a meat cleaver. According to authorities, the suspect got into a verbal dispute with a co-worker at a restaurant in Lodi, NJ. At some point during the altercation, the suspect allegedly became enraged and grabbed a meat clear.… Continue Reading

Man Accused of Illegally Selling Firearms to Undercover Cop in East Rutherford, New Jersey

Posted in Weapons Offenses
Police in East Rutherford New Jersey police arrested a man who allegedly attempted to sell guns and ammunition to an undercover officer. The suspect, a 77-year-old man from Bayonne, New Jersey, allegedly arranged a meeting with an undercover cop. At the meeting, the suspect reporting tried to sell firearms and bullets to the officer. East… Continue Reading

Two Ramapo College Students Charged with Assault in Mahwah, New Jersey

Posted in Assault Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Mahwah NJ police officers recently arrested two students at Ramapo College after they got into a violent altercation. The fight occurred at the College Park Apartments, a dorm building at Ramapo College of New Jersey in Mahwah, New Jersey. One of the suspects is a 19-year-old Wyckoff man. He reportedly became upset when he noticed… Continue Reading

Police Arrest Suspect in Stabbing at Home in Bergenfield, New Jersey

Posted in Assault Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Police officers recently arrested a man who allegedly stabbed someone during a violent altercation outside a house in Bergenfield, NJ. The stabbing incident occurred late at night at a residence on 202 Howard Drive in Bergenfield, New Jersey. According to authorities, the suspect got into a fight with the victim, grabbed a knife, and used… Continue Reading

Rutherford NJ Man Convicted of Assaulting Ex-Girlfriend’s Dad in Wallington, New Jersey

Posted in Assault Offenses, Weapons Offenses
A man from Rutherford New Jersey will almost certainly be spending a very long time in prison after he was convicted of violently assaulting the father of his ex-girlfriend in Wallington, New Jersey. According to Bergen County authorities, the suspect was formerly the boyfriend of the victim’s daughter. The couple broke up, prompting the suspect… Continue Reading

Lyndhurst NJ Couple Allegedly Sold Cocaine, Heroin from Home

Posted in Drug Crimes, Weapons Offenses
Lyndhurst New Jersey police recently arrested two local residents who allegedly possessed an illegal handgun and a large amount of illegal drugs at their residence. The Lyndhurst Police Department and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office started a joint investigation into the husband-and-wife suspects after getting a tip about illegal drug activity at the home, which… Continue Reading

Washington Township NJ Man Accused of Robbing Deli in Hillsdale, NJ

Posted in Theft Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Police in Hillsdale NJ recently arrested a suspect in an armed robbery that was allegedly committed by a Washington Township man. According to Bergen County authorities, the suspect committed the robbery at Wilkes Delicatessen in Hillsdale, New Jersey. The suspect allegedly committed the robbery at gunpoint, carrying a handgun and flashing it at the 60-year-old… Continue Reading

NJ Supreme Court: Gun Rights Can Be Restricted in Domestic Violence Cases

Posted in Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders, Weapons Offenses
The New Jersey Supreme Court has come down hard against firearms ownership rights for domestic violence offenders in NJ. The court recently issued a ruling that will likely affect the gun possession rights of certain individuals in New Jersey for a long time going forward. The court’s ruling generated great deal of media attention as… Continue Reading

Paramus Man Allegedly Stabbed Friends with X-Acto Knife while Driving through Fort Lee NJ

Posted in Assault Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Fort Lee New Jersey police recently apprehended a Paramus NJ man who allegedly stabbed two people. The victims are said to be friends of the suspect. The victims walked into Fort Lee police headquarters around 2:00 a.m. and alerted authorities to the violent incident. Both men had sustained significant stab wounds that required immediate medical… Continue Reading

Teaneck NJ Man Allegedly Had Marijuana in Car, Weapons in Local House

Posted in Drug Crimes, Weapons Offenses
Teaneck New Jersey police apprehended a local man accused of possessing illegal narcotics in his vehicle and numerous unregistered firearms in his house. According to law enforcement, members of the Teaneck Police Department Narcotics Squad stopped the suspect while he was driving on a road in Teaneck, NJ. When police searched the suspect’s motor vehicle,… Continue Reading

Elmwood Park NJ Men Allegedly Committed Armed Robbery at Local Apartment

Posted in Theft Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Police in Elmwood Park New Jersey recently arrested two men who allegedly committed an armed robbery at a local home. The robbery is said to have occurred early in the morning. According to authorities, three suspects unlawfully entered an apartment located on Donor Avenue in Elmwood Park, NJ. Once inside the apartment, the suspects allegedly… Continue Reading

Teaneck NJ Police Look for Suspect in Armed Robbery of Local Convenience Store

Posted in Theft Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Teaneck New Jersey police have asked for the public’s assistance with an investigation of an armed robbery at a local 7-Eleven convenience store. According to authorities, a man walked into the 7-Eleven located on Teaneck Road around 11:00 p.m., jumped over the counter, and held up the cashier. The suspect concealed his face during the… Continue Reading

Elmwood Park Man Accused of Robbing Subway Shop and Bank, Arrested in Florida

Posted in Theft Offenses, Weapons Offenses
An Elmwood Park New Jersey man who allegedly committed armed robberies at two local businesses was recently arrested in Florida. According to authorities, the suspect used a gun to commit both robberies. The first robbery happened on Christmas Eve 2015 at a Subway sandwich shop located on Boulevard in Elmwood Park, NJ. The suspect reportedly… Continue Reading

Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Robbed Liquor Store in Englewood, New Jersey

Posted in Theft Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Englewood NJ police arrested a man who allegedly committed an armed robbery at a local liquor store. The suspect is said to have robbed Wildes Liquors, which is located at 228 West Englewood Avenue in Englewood, NJ. According to authorities, the suspect used a handgun during the theft. The suspect reportedly walked into the store… Continue Reading

Two Men Accused of Kidnapping, Assaulting Cab Driver in Ridgewood, New Jersey

Posted in Assault Offenses, Theft Offenses, Threat Crimes, Weapons Offenses
Police arrested two men who allegedly robbed and kidnapped a cab driver in Ridgewood, NJ. The kidnapping incident reportedly occurred around 3:00 a.m. on December 26, 2015. According to law enforcement, the suspects hailed a taxi in Paterson and told the driver to take them to Waldwick, New Jersey. When the taxi driver drove through… Continue Reading

North Arlington NJ Police Arrest Man Accused of Killing Wife at Apartment

Posted in Homicide, Weapons Offenses
North Arlington New Jersey police arrested a local man who allegedly murdered his wife in what is believed to be the borough’s first homicide in nearly 25 years. According to law enforcement, the 45-year-old North Arlington man murdered his 47-year-old wife at their shared residence in 28K Garden Terrace in the Riverview Garden Apartments, located… Continue Reading