Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Trespassing is one of the HHA's major problems, according to residents.
Six people were arrested on charges they trespassed onto Hoboken Housing Housing Authority property —a persistent problem in the public housing buildings, according to residents. At a meeting earlier this month, residents told Police Chief Anthony Falco that rowdy trespassers are a major nuisance, according to the Jersey Journal. The Hoboken Housing Authority has a special bureau of officers dedicated to the HHA's buildings and surrounding area. One man was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and trespassing at 300 Marshall Dr. on Sunday just after midnight, police said. Five others were arrested on Saturday around 2 a.m., according to a police report.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
The Jersey Journal reports that a Jersey City man was killed in a car crash in Hoboken early Sunday morning.
A Jersey City man was killed in an accident on Paterson Plank Road in Hoboken on Sunday morning, reported the Jersey Journal on Sunday. The accident happened around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, according to the Jersey Journal. Hoboken police arrested the driver, who lives in the Bronx, a few blocks away, the paper reported, and arrested him. The 22-year-old driver was charged with driving while intoxicated and death by auto, according to the Jersey Journal. The victim — a 24-year-old from Jersey City — was pronounced dead on the scene.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
A lockbox with cash was taken.
When the owner of MVP Cleaners opened the store on Wednesday morning at 7 a.m., he was met by an unwelcome surprise. The cleaners — located at First and Jackson Streets — had been burglarized overnight, police said. Somebody had made their way into the store and took a lock box with $160 — $100 in bills and $60 in rolled coins — police said. The front door was vandalized, police said. It was unclear if any clothing was taken from the store. There's a surveillance system that might reveal who took the money, police said, but no arrests had been made yet.
The incident happened early on Monday.
An intoxicated man allegedly assaulted the attendant of a downtown garage early Monday morning. Around 1:10 a.m., the man walked into the parking garage at 551 Observer Highway and started yelling at the attendant, who was located in his booth. Moments later the man walked into the garage, police said. He continued to scream at the attendant as well as shove him, according to reports. He then allegedly punched the garage attendant multiple times, police said. The Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps was called. No arrests were made, but a complaint was completed, police said.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Nobody was arrested, police said.
Shots may have been fired in Hoboken around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, police said. Hoboken police received a call from a woman, who told police that she had heard a man and a woman fighting, followed by what sounded like gun shots, according to the police reports. The incident happened in front of 420 Grant St., police said. The woman who called about the noise n the incident said she was sitting in her living room when she heard a man and a woman arguing in front of her window, which faces Grand Street. She told police she heard the woman say "stop shooting," after which two or three more possible gun shots followed. The woman didn’t go to the window to see what’s happening and the two people left, police said, before she could get a …
Angel Romero-Corraliza was charged with drug possession after a raid at an apartment at 221 Jackson St.
A 25-year-old Hoboken man was arrested over the weekend after a raid of his Jackson Street apartment yielded 300 bags of heroin, police said. The department's special drug unit executed a search warrant of Angel Romero-Corraliza's apartment and found six bricks of heroin, according to Chief Anthony Falco. Police said they also found bullets at the apartment — 14 9mm bullets and 50 22-caliber — but no weapons. The search was a result of an investigation, Falco said. He said the police department cooperated with Housing Authority Executive Carmelo Garcia on the matter. Romero-Corraliza was arrested at his home. Police said they found bags of heroin in a secret compartment in his underwear as well, according to the report. Officers also …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The item was turned into police on Sunday night.
It's not what you usually find on a playground. On Sunday night, around 9:30, a pair of brass knuckles was found at the playground at 560 Marshall Dr. The man who found the metal object, turned it into police, but said he wished to remain anonymous. The knuckles were about 4,5 inches long and 2 inches wide, brass color with nicks and scratches on them. It's still unclear how they got there and to whom the knuckles belong.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
A man was charged with lewdness on Tuesday.
Hoboken police received a call from a "concerned resident" on Tuesday about a man who was standing in his ground floor apartment window, stark naked, according to reports. At 9 a.m. on Tuesday, a woman walking on First Street in the area of Jefferson Street, noticed a naked man standing in his window, with his curtains open, police said. She called the police to inform them, but didn't file a complaint. When police arrived, they observed the 65-year-old man in his window. Officers rang the doorbell and the Hoboken resident came to the door, wearing nothing but unbuttoned jeans, police said. When police asked him what was happening, he told them that he was fixing his curtain rod, which hadn't been working for a while. "I asked [the man] …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The incident occured on Friday night, nobody was arrested.
A 53-year-old Scranton, PA., man left Hoboken much less happy than he entered it. On Friday night, around 11 p.m., the man returned to his car, which was parked at Central Parking System at the corner of Washington and Observer Highway. When he entered the vehicle, he realized that his belongings had been stolen, police said. According to police reports, the belongings taken from the car include: a men's suits ($1,450), a jacket ($220), a printer ($285), a suitcase ($125), pants ($240), a briefcase ($240) and the man's birth certificate. The incident was reported to the Hoboken police department. No arrests were made and it's unclear who stole the belongings.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
When the woman asked the stranger to leave, she did.
A Hoboken woman returning from walking her dogs on Sunday, found a stranger sleeping on her couch, police said. The incident occured around 9 a.m. after the 48-year-old Hoboken woman returned to her downtown apartment after walking her dog. An unknown woman had walked into the apartment — the front door of the building is unsecured, never fixed since Sandy — and walked into the unlocked apartment, police said. After stopping in the bedroom to grab sheets, the unknown woman settled in on the couch, according to police reports. When the resident of the apartment walked in, she asked the alleged intruder — who was described as a 5-foot-2 woman in her mid twenties, wearing all black — to leave, police said. Police searched the area, but didn't…