Police Blotter: Arrests and reported crime last week in Hudson County

bayonne police vehileAccording to officials in Hudson County, the following arrests and police activity were reported this week:

Michael Sweeney, 21 of Bayonne, was arrested May 7th in Bayonne after he was allegedly found to be in possession of a stolen Samsung cell phone which he was attempting to sell. Police discovered he also had two outstanding warrants for his arrest. He was additionally charged with receiving stolen property.

Kevin Baez-Castillo, 19 of Kearny, was arrested on May 8th after police were notified that he was the subject of 3 outstanding warrants for his arrest. His vehicle was parked in the 200th block of Wilson Ave. when police received a notification that his registration was suspended. The outstanding warrants were motor vehicle related in the amounts of $350, $250 and $250 out of Montclair, East Orange and Kearny.

Justin Reyes, 22 of Union City, was arrested May 10th in Hoboken for allegedly shoplifting $84.07 worth of Gillette Fusion Pro Stylers and Schick Hydro 5 Groomers from CVS. He was placed under arrest and released on summons.

Sabry Youssef, 61 of Bayonne, was arrested May 10th in Bayonne after allegedly attempting to sell a stolen iPhone 6 back to it’s rightful owner. The victim, a 23-year-old female from Staten Island was contacted by Youssef after losing her iPhone 6. Youssef demanded $150 cash in exchange for her phone. The female contacted police to arrange the pick up. Youssef was taken into custody without incident and released on summons.

Samir N. Kahn, 29, of Bayonne, was a processed on an oustanding warrant for eluding from a previous incident that occurred on May 10, 2015. His bail was set at $50,000 and he was transported to Hudson County Jail.

Barbara Gomez, 62 of Staten Island and George L. Gomez, 44 of Staten Island, were arrested for allegedly attempting to steal $245.60 worth of health and beauty products from Walmart. They were taken into custody and released on summons.

Lubier Campos, 25 of Harrison, was arrested May 11th at around 6:00 p.m. in Kearny. Officers stated Campos was known to them to have an outstanding no bail warrant out of Hudson County Sheriff’s Office. He was observed in the area of Johnson Ave. and taken in custody where a search warrant revealed a knife with brass knuckles attached to it. Campos was charged with unlawful possession of weapon and possession of a prohibited weapon.

Shaf Shah, 23 of Fairview, was arrested May 12th in Hoboken for possession of CDS marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also issued two motor vehicle summonses for careless driving and possession of CDS in a motor vehicle. Officers stopped Shah after they observed him cut off a bus in the area of 14th and Willow Ave. They allegedly also observed furtive movements from the passengers inside, the police report says.

Mohamed M. Yasin, 20 of Bayonne, was arrested May 12th in Bayonne for possession of marijuana (over 50 grams), possession with intent to distribute over one ounce, possession with intent to distribute within 1000 ft. of a John M. Bailey school, and under the influence of CDS. He was arrested at around 8:00 p.m. during a motor vehicle stop in the area of 591 Kennedy Blvd.

Aaron Taylor, 27 of Harrison, was arrested May 13th in Kearny on the following outstanding warrants: A $500 harassment warrant out of Kearny, a $500 assault warrant out of Kearny, a second $2,500 assault warrant out of Kearny, and a $225 town ordinance warrant out of Harrison. He was known by police to have these outstanding warrants and was observed by Officer John Fabula in the area of Schuyler Avenue and Quincey Avenue at around 7:00 p.m. He was placed under arrest and transported to Hudson County Jail.

James P. Supple, 38 of Bayonne, was arrested May 13th in Bayonne for an outstanding no bail warrant out of Jersey City Municipal Court. Supple was found to allegedly be in possession of 36 bags of suspected heroin. He was charged with possession of CDS with intent to distribute.

Murat Chich, 50 of Kearny, was arrested May 14th in Kearny after a Vice Squad observed him allegedly engage in a suspected cocaine drug transaction. He was known by police for past drug interactions and was charged with possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on summons.

Jeffrey Ferguson, reportedly homeless, and Jordan Perez of Jersey City, were arrested on May 13th and David Diaz, reportedly homeless, was arrested o May 14th as part of a collaborative investigation conducted by Hoboken Police Department and the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office. All three defendants were charged with multiple counts of CDS distribution.  Ferguson’s bail was set at $50,000 full cash, Diaz’s bail was set at $75,000 full cash, and Perez’s bail was set at $100,00 full cash.

On May 8th at around 9:03 p.m., a 23-year-old bicyclist was struck by a black Lexus on 61st St. and Kennedy Blvd, registered to an 83-year-old man. The victim complained of pain in his entire body but refused medical attention and did not have any serious injuries. The driver fled the scene but officers were able to pull up his vehicle information using the license plate. The owner of the vehicle was mailed a summons for leaving the scene of an accident, Det. Mena of North Bergen stated. They do not know if the 83-year-old man was driving the vehicle at the time of the incident.

On May 12th at around 9:34 a.m., a 27-year-old New Rochelle resident was riding a motorized skateboard attempted to stop in order to avoid hitting a vehicle that was traveling eastbound on York St. He was unable to stop in time and hit the right rear panel of the vehicle, a Ford Mustang, driven by a 61-year-old Avenel, NJ resident. Both the skateboarder and the driver refused medical attention.

On May 13th at around 12:06 a.m. Jersey City Police received a call reporting that six or seven shots were fired near Dales Ave. in the area of the Marion projects but when officials arrived they were unable to locate any victims, witnesses, or evidence.

On May 14th at around 11:45 a.m. a Jersey City Police car was struck by a vehicle that appeared to have run a stop sign at Hutton St. and Cambridge St. Neither driver suffered serious injuries and neither car was seriously damaged, Carly Baldwin, Jersey City’s Public Information Officer told us. The driver of the other vehicle was taken to Christ Hospital and the police officer did not require medical attention at the scene.

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