Hackensack man charged with sex assault of girl

Reportedly on NJ.com a Hackensack man was arrested on charges claiming he sexually assaulted a girl when she was 12-years-old, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office said. Jorge L. Gonzalez, 32, remained held at the Bergen County Jail on charges of aggravated sexual assault and child endangerment, county Prosecutor John L. Molinelli said in a newsContinue Reading

Man shot and seriously wounded in Paterson

On Tuesday night around 8pm in Paterson a man was shot in the chest while sitting on his porch at an E. 19th Street home. The man apparently ran past the home and fired, Police Director Jerry Speziale stated in a report found on NJ.com. The victim was in serious condition at St. Joseph’s RegionalContinue Reading

Check on sleeping man leads to heroin arrest in Wayne, police say

In Wayne, police found a man by the name of Michael P. Powasnick, 24 of Vernon sleeping inside a vehicle at the Food Town parking lot around 6pm Sunday Evening. Police officer James Voight thought the man sleeping in a white 2004 Ford Explorer was in need of medical attention. When Officer Voight arrived PowasnickContinue Reading

Sheriff’s officers shut down alleged Paterson heroin mill

Paterson Police raided apartments in the city on Wednesday and found supplies necessary to package and distribute heroin, Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik said in a statement. Narcotics detectives went through the first- and second-floor apartments at 317 20th Ave. and found just a few pieces of furniture along with a bin containing one-and-a-quarter ouncesContinue Reading

Pair charged in Woodland Park, Little Falls robberies, report says

Allegedly two men from Woodland Park and Totowa were arrested on Tuesday for a string of robberies. Edward Doherty, 19, and Yivank Rios-Roasario, 18, of Woodland Park and Totowa respectively, allegedly robbed the Gas Star gas station in Woodland Park Monday night, with one hinting he had a gun and the other holding a baseballContinue Reading

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